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Quick Vegan Dinners | 11 – 20 Mins Cooking Time

Quick vegan Dinners. With the cost of gas and electricity going up so much, it’s time to look at all the ways we can save money.

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We also have put together these delicious quick vegan meals showing you the cooking time required. 

These vegan recipes require between 11 and 20 minutes of cooking time. 

However, you can eat something other than bland food. Look through the tasty, quick vegan dinner recipes and see which beautiful family meals you like the most.

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Vegan curry with tofu, broccoli, peas, and chilli
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Vegan Dinner Recipes - 11 To 20 Mins Cook Time

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Vegan Butter Cauliflower “Chicken”

This super creamy, and fragrant vegan cauliflower Indian dish is so comforting, healthy and delicious.

Easy Vegan Falafel Bowl

This easy vegan falafel bowl recipe is an all-time favorite. It is a perfect vegan dinner recipe that has a cook time of only 15 minutes.

Easy Veggie Hummus Quesadillas Without Cheese

If you are looking for an easy, yummy, fajita-inspired hummus quesadillas recipe, look no further. They are packed with veggies like oyster mushrooms, bell pepper, and onion seasoned with a fajita spice mix. Plus we added black beans and avocado to make the pan-fried veggie filling even more hearty. No cheese is needed as hummus will be your sticky binder.

Easy aloo tikki recipe – Indian potato patties

Sensational aloo tikki, Indian spiced potato patties are so delicious & easy to make. Perfect snack & make awesome burgers! Biting into the perfect aloo tikki is pure joy, perfect potato patties, with delicious Indian flavors, they are spiced but not spicy. Adults & kids all love them!

Tasty tomato vegan risotto 15 min cook time

Creamy tomato vegan risotto that tastes so good you’ll want a second helping! This risotto recipe is the perfect comfort food when you need something quick and tasty to eat. Make it in just 20 minutes with this easy recipe.

Simple Vegan Quinoa Fried Rice

Simple Vegan Quinoa Fried Rice recipe is the healthy and easy alternative to the take-out classic, featuring flavorful vegetables and protein-packed quinoa! Delicious vegan dinner ready in 15 minutes!

Learn how to make Jamaican steamed cabbage with this tasty and easy recipe. This dish is made with carrots and bell peppers and is perfectly vegan, vegetarian, and low carb. It makes for a great side dish and is absolutely quick to make.

Easy to Make Vegan Bolognese

Easy Vegan Bolognese is aromatic and full of delectable flavors that are filling and satisfying. This enjoyable Italian dish will leave you feeling like you are eating a meal made in Italy. The tomato base is rich and delightful. You will get onions, mushrooms, garlic, parsley, thyme, and spaghetti noodles in every heavenly bite.

This is it Pancit! Made with rice noodles, this is an easy filipino style pancit bihon recipe

Get ready for an ultra easy dinner recipe in this Doritos Chicken Casserole. It’s packed full of simple ingredients and delicious flavors.

Roasted Vegetables Recipe

Mediterranean Roasted vegetables are healthy and delicious. What’s more they only need 20 minutes to prep and cook:

Bazella is a basic recipe of Lebanese stewed peas and carrots, it’s our family’s fall back recipe whenever we need something quick to make. This recipe is vegan friendly, using peas and carrots in tomato base (yakhni). Traditionally served over Lebanese vermicelli rice.

30 Minute Instant Pot Vegetable Lo Mein

Vegetable lo mein is a popular Asian dish and also kid-friendly. This instant pot vegetable lo mein recipe is better than a takeout. It is a perfect vegan, one-pot, dump-and-go recipe when you are looking to make a meal in under 30 minutes or for meal planning

Hearty Vegan Stew and Dumplings

Nothing quite hits the spot on a cold winter’s night like this classic vegan stew and dumplings, which are so soft and fluffy. Hearty and comforting, it only needs one pan and it’s ready in 30 minutes.

Vegan cauliflower alfredo

This vegan cauliflower alfredo is one of the most popular comfort food vegan dinner recipes and is so easy to make. With minimal ingredients and just a little cook time, you will have a tasty and healthy evening meal in no time.

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Gluten Free Vegan Dinner Recipes 11 To 20 Mins Cook Time

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Instant Pot Vegetable Korma

Easy & Creamy Vegetable Korma made in the Instant Pot. This restaurant style creamy vegetable korma curry is a perfect blend of vegetables with a creamy coconut based sauce. A vegan & gluten free curry that pairs perfectly with naan or rice.

30-Minute Japanese Miso Eggplant (Vegan, Gluten Free)

This 30-minute Japanese miso eggplant recipe is perfect for a quick night meal. It’s also easy to make and for sure is a delicious Japanese dish that the whole family will enjoy. The eggplant is nicely caramelized and has such creamy, velvety texture that will melt in your mouth.

Vegan Japchae Korean Glass Noodles – Sweet and Gluten-Free

Made of sweet potato starch noodles so it’s naturally gluten-free and uses simple vegetables as ingredients.

Coconut Milk Pulao in Instant Pot (Vegan)

Coconut pulao is a healthy, wholesome, and delicious rice-based dish. This vegetable and rice casserole is naturally gluten-free and vegan. Made without onion and garlic, this easy coconut pulao can be customized to add vegetables of your choice.


Healthy creamy pumpkin, mushroom and spinach risotto with celeriac rice. Warm, comforting satisfying meal, perfect for the autumn and fall. Allergy friendly. Gluten free, dairy free, grain free, nightshade free, vegan, autoimmune protocol, paleo & whole30.

Vegan Panang Curry with Tofu & Vegetables

This authentic Vegan Panang Curry with Tofu and Vegetables is rich and creamy with a balance of sweet and spicy flavors, and so easy to make in under 30 minutes. This vegetarian and gluten-free Thai curry served with jasmine rice is a hit with the whole family.

vegan mushroom stroganoff (gluten-free, allergy-free)

This easy Vegan Mushroom Stroganoff is made in just 20 minutes! Creamy and hearty, this satisfying meatless dinner is gluten-free, dairy-free, allergy-free, made in 1 pot with just 8 ingredients! Serve this healthy recipe over your favorite gluten-free pasta, rice, or potatoes for some quick and simple comfort food your family will love!

Vegan Spicy Vodka Sauce

This vegan spicy vodka pasta sauce is a healthy version of the classic Italian dish, penne alla vodka. This recipe is creamy and cozy, not to mention dairy-free and gluten-free.

15 Minute Pineapple Fried Rice (Vegan, Gluten-Free)

Pineapple Fried Rice is bursting with tons of flavor, tender vegetables, and sweet pineapple chunks. The perfect way to use up all those leftovers, this pineapple fried rice recipe comes together quickly and is ready to serve in just 15 minutes!

Instant Pot Mushroom Masala

Mushroom masala is a vegan and gluten-free Indian curry. It goes well with Indian bread or rice. Check out how to make this quick and easy mushroom masala recipe in the instant pot.

Aloo Matar In Instant Pot

Aloo matar is an Indian vegan and gluten-free curry made with potatoes, peas and a tomato based gravy. Check out this quick and easy recipe to make aloo matar in the instant pot.

Air Fryer Cauliflower Steaks 20

Air Fryer Cauliflower Steaks with smokey sweet spices make for the perfect vegan and gluten free meal. With only 4 ingredients and 5 minutes to prep these insanely easy cauliflower steaks are sure to become a kitchen staple.

Vegan hash recipe with sprouted lentils

25 minute vegan hash recipe with sprouted lentils, activated walnuts and vegetables (parsnips, rainbow carrots, Brussel sprouts, red cabbage, red onion). Healthy and easy meal or side dish and a great way to use leftovers. Gluten free, dairy free, oil free, soy free, egg free.

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Vegan Soup Dinner Recipes 11 To 20 Mins Cook Time

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Bean Pozole (Pozole de Frijol)

Bean Pozole (Pozole de Frijol) is an easy plant-based soup that is ready in minutes. Only a handful of ingredients are required to make this yummy and wholesome recipe.

Creamy Beet Soup With a Sweet Twist

Smooth, delicately sweet and super healthy – creamy beet soup will quickly become one of your favorite cream soups.

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Vegan Pasta Dinner Recipes 11 To 20 Mins Cook Time

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Creamy Vegan Red Pepper Pasta

Meet your new favorite weeknight meal – Vegan Roasted Red Pepper Pasta. Super simple & quick to whip up, it’s also deliciously rich without leaving you feeling heavy. Why not try it tonight?

Broccoli asparagus pasta

This broccoli asparagus pasta is the perfect balance of healthy greens and sumptuous pasta for a cosy comfort food dinner. A vegan pasta dish that combines herbs, garlic and olive oil for lots of flavour. Perfect as an easy weeknight meal!

This easy Vegan Spaghetti has a meaty and delicious sauce that comes together in minutes and simmers while your pasta cooks. Great for kids and picky eaters, this classic spaghetti recipe is perfect for busy weeknights!

This 30-minute Creamy Miso Pesto Pasta with Pecans is simply the best. Packed with a savory white Miso paste, garlic and crunchy Pecans, this easy vegan pasta makes a perfect recipe for busy weeknights.

Coriander pesto pasta

This coriander pesto pasta (or cilantro pesto pasta if you are in the US!) is a flavourful twist on regular pasta, and perfect for an easy weeknight dinner. A simple recipe that comes together in less than half an hour, it is a vegan and low histamine recipe.

Instant Pot Masala Pasta

Indian flavors-inspired masala pasta made in an Instant Pot that is ready in 20 minutes is perfect for your weeknight meals. This one-pot wholesome pasta is vegan, loaded with vegetables, and loved by the kids.

Broccoli Pasta With Garlic And Chili

Broccoli pasta is a great tasty dish that can be prepared in one pot, in under 30 minutes and is extremely flexible, as ingredients can be added to taste (or bulk!).

Super creamy and easy Baked Boursin Pasta – just like you know it from Tiktok, but even easier! Made in a single oven dish for the ultimate convenient midweek meal, and this recipe doesn’t require you to precook your pasta.

This creamy tahini broccoli pasta is the ultimate easy (and healthy!) comfort food dinner. Perfect for a busy weeknight, this vegan pasta comes together in less than half an hour.

The tastiest creamy vegan Spinach Artichoke Pasta to satisfy all your creamy pasta cravings! Just a few simple ingredients and 20 minutes to make this ultra-satisfying dish. Use gluten-free pasta if you prefer a gluten-free dinner.

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Vegan Curry Dinner Recipes 11 To 20 Mins Cook Time

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Eggplant Zucchini Red Curry

This Eggplant Red Curry is simple yet flavor packed meal perfect for meal prep or busy weeknights. Zucchini and tofu add richness and nutrients to this already healthy freezer-friendly dish. Made in one pot and ready in just 30 minutes. Vegan, GF too.

Vegan Pumpkin Curry

Healthy one-pot vegan pumpkin curry served over basmati white rice. This fall flavored curry is so easy to make, it’s fragrant, vibrant, and delicious.

Tofu Tikka Masala

Tofu cubes cooked in a velvety spiced tikka masala sauce. This Indian Curry is filling and totally vegan!

Vegetable Tikka Masala

Vegetable Tikka Masala is a perfectly creamy curry with a hint of spiciness and warming flavours. Bake the marinaded cauliflower in the oven to really bring out the delicious flavours!

Tofu Eggplant Curry

Healthy and delicious Tofu Eggplant Curry is a tasty recipe that you can feel good about eating, plus it’s vegetarian and vegan friendly. Made with curry powder, coconut milk, and spinach, this is a great weeknight dinner that comes together in 30 minutes.

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Vegan Mushroom Dinner Recipes 11 To 20 Mins Cook Time

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Thai Oyster Mushroom Noodle Stir Fry

It is an easy aromatic Thai noodle stir fry with sauteed oyster mushrooms, tofu, par-boiled broccoli, and rice noodles. Thai food is well-known for its spiciness, although it’s not always hot to taste. We promise you that this oyster mushroom stir fry dish is better with a bit of a kick.

Creamy vegan mushroom stroganoff

This deliciously rich vegan mushroom stroganoff recipe uses coconut cream and nutritional yeast to give perfect creaminess, paprika for a smokiness, and garlic, chives and white wine to add a deliciously perfumed tang.

Creamy Vegan Polenta With Mushrooms

This 30-minute Easy Creamy Polenta gets its unique flavor from a umami-packed Miso Paste. Served with a quick vegan sautéed mushrooms, this dairy free polenta is perfect for busy weeknights. It’s healthy, comforting and satisfying.

Teriyaki Oyster Mushroom Steak

You can turn pearl oyster mushrooms into a deliciously crispy, chewy beef-like steak. Just take a cluster of mushrooms marinated in teriyaki sauce and pan-fry it between two cast iron skillets to make them flat and crispy. In 20 minutes you will have yourself a flavorful mushroom steak.

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Vegan Tofu Dinner Recipes 11 To 20 Mins Cook Time

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Easy Garlic Tofu Stir Fry

This easy garlic tofu stir fry is packed with protein and flavour for the perfect weeknight meal. It’s ready in just 30 minutes, and it tastes so much better than takeout!

Crispy tofu fried in a spicy peanut sauce that doubles as a dressing for cabbage or any green stuff you like. Serve with rice for a completely delicious vegan rice bowl dinner!

Chili Garlic Tofu with Veggies

A delicious recipe for spicy chili garlic tofu with vegetables that helps you cook lunch or dinner in a breeze! Use this Asian tofu vegan dinner recipe to make with fried rice or noodles or simply add more vegetables and sauce to eat with plain boiled rice. Whatever combo you choose we promise it will be an awesome dish.

Tofu Bok Choy Stir fry Recipe

This delicious tofu bok choy stir fry with a simple sauce and crunchy peanuts is an easy dish you can have with rice for a quick vegan dinner or lunch. Learn my secret to stir fry bok choy without overcooking it.

Easy Broccoli Tofu Stir Fry Vegan

Lots of flavor in this easy, 25-minute from-scratch Broccoli Tofu Stir Fry that needs only a few ingredients! One of the easiest, tastiest tofu vegan dinner recipes you’ll find.

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