15 VEGAN MEAL PREP RECIPES

Vegan meals are not only easy to make but also healthier, light, and budget-friendly. 

Today, I’m going to share my 15 favorite vegan meal prep recipes that are delicious and always satisfy your vegan cravings. 

Before starting, let me tell you one thing: I’ve been following vegan diets for a long time because I’m in a fitness game. And these low-carb vegan meals really work for me. These are healthier and suitable to feed the entire family. 

Plus, meal preps are very budget-friendly and save time on grocery shopping. You can also plan these meals for your entire week for a stress-free and organized approach to eating. 

1- VEGAN TAHINI BARBECUE SALAD 

I love this vegan Tahini Barbecue salad, and it’s like my staple meal for summer weekend nights. The fresh cabbage and hearty chickpeas give a filling and satisfying experience. 

This colorful salad is easy to make and contains a high amount of protein and fiber, making it a healthy meal choice. You can also customize this salad with your favorite vegetables. 

2- VEGAN WARM BROCCOLI

This Broccoli salad features cooked broccoli along with pistachios, celery, and chickpeas. The added farro and chickpeas make it a protein-rich salad, perfect for those who are on a mission to build muscles. 

Plus, you need a few staple ingredients to whip up this salad, and it comes out in under 30 minutes. 

  • Calories: 564 kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 54g
  • Protein: 19g
  • Fat: 52g

3- Indian Cabbage Rice Recipe

You might have tried many rice recipes, but this one is incredibly delicious and satisfying. This Indian Cabbage rice is fluffy and made with some common Indian spices.

The real version of this recipe uses green peas and cabbage, but you can also use sweet potatoes or other vegetables for an additional taste. 

  • Calories: 304 kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 62g
  • Protein: 7g
  • Fat: 3g

4- SPICY HARISSA BUTTER BEAN STEW

Most vegan meals are not so spicy, but this Harissa Butterbean stew comes with a spicy kick that adds a burst of flavor.

The butter beans are prepared in onion and garlic-based sauce, which makes this vegan recipe more savory and flavorful. You can serve this stew with tortilla or white rice. 

  • Calories: 361 kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 53g
  • Protein: 20g
  • Fat: 10g

5- VEGAN TUSCAN CHICKPEAS

This vegan Tuscan chickpea dish is a protein powerhouse and a one-pot vegan recipe. Not only is it delicious and hearty, but it’s also easy to make. From start to finish, this meal only takes 12 minutes.

Topped it with fresh herbs, lemon wedges, and chopped green chilies for an extra savory touch. 

  • Calories: 500 kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 118g
  • Protein: 38g
  • Fat: 23g

6- Simple Roasted Vegetables

If you’re on a weight loss journey, this simple roasted vegetable recipe is your best companion for satisfying, nutritious meals. You don’t need any high-level culinary skills to craft this recipe; just chop all the vegetables seasoning and bake for 30 minutes. 

  • Calories: 213 kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 42g
  • Protein: 7g
  • Fat: 4g

7- Vegan Vegetable Soup

Soups are always nourishing and satisfying, and this healthy vegan vegetable soup is not only healthy but also easy to make. 

This version of the recipe uses veggie broth, which makes it more savory. Also, the oats in this soup make it more filling and heart-healthy. 

  • Calories: 244 kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 41g
  • Protein: 9g
  • Fat: 7g

8- 10 Minute Garlic Bok Choy Recipe

This Bok Choy dish is packed with flavors that pair perfectly well with any chicken, beef, or BBQ recipes. 

Thanks the garlic and soy sauce, these are the two main items that bring the savory taste to this recipe. You can also use chili sauce to make it a little spicy and tangy, or the dash of paprika is also best to amp up the heat. 

  • Calories: 54 kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 4g
  • Protein: 2g
  • Fat: 3g

9- TEX MEX CUCUMBER BOATS

These Tex Mex Cucumber boats are super fancy and kid-friendly vegan recipes. Featuring fresh and flavorful ingredients like cucumber, Roma tomatoes, cilantro, quinoa, and onions. 

The real game changer in this recipe is the tangy avocado sauce, made with pickled jalapeños and other staple ingredients. This sauce makes these cucumber boats more savory and tangy. 

  • Calories: 193 kcal
  • Total Fat: 6g
  • Carbohydrates: 25g
  • Protein: 7g

10- Garlic Herb Roasted Vegetables

Say hello to these garlic herb roasted vegetables that feature the aromatic richness of garlic and fresh herbs. A perfect dinner option for all seasons. 

With a handful of ingredients and basic steps, you can make this delicious vegan dinner. You can also swap the vegetables according to your preference and taste buds. 

11- Vegan Chickpea Bowls

This vegan chickpea bowl is an easy sheet pan meal that makes cleanup a breeze! If you’re a busy individual and don’t have enough time to spend in the kitchen, you should try this easy recipe, which only requires 15 minutes of preparation time. 

Make sure to use canned chickpeas to save time. You can serve this bowl with any type of sauce. I prefer cashew ranch, hot sauce, or vegan pesto sauce. 

  • Calories: 455 kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 71g
  • Protein: 18g
  • Fat: 14g

12- Easy Deconstructed Sushi

Are you looking for a vegan sushi recipe? Try this deconstructed Sushi salad bowl topped with avocados, mangos, edamame, and sweet potatoes. 

This colorful sushi bowl is full of bursting flavors that will always satisfy your taste buds. Thanks to the sushi salad dressing made with olive oil, sesame oil, and other staples, this bowl gets even healthier!

  • Calories: 626 kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 89g
  • Protein: 10g
  • Fat: 26g

13- Butternut Squash Chili

If you have never tried Butternut squash chili,  you’ve got to try it. A healthy and low-calorie vegan meal full of tangy flavors. 

The addition of red beans and pinto beans makes it a high-protein meal. Thankfully, this meal is prepared in a slow cooker, so you don’t have to stand in front of the stove for long.

  • Calories: 76 kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 18g
  • Protein: 3g
  • Fat: 1g

14- Cowboy Caviar

This is not an expensive fish caviar; this budget-friendly cowboy caviar features some crunchy vegetables and frozen corn, all seasoned with Italian dressing. 

From start to end, this recipe takes only 20 minutes to prepare. Throw veggies and beans in a bowl, add dressing and garlic salt, and enjoy!

15- EASY BAKED OATMEAL

If you’re looking for a healthy breakfast pure vegan meal, try this baked oatmeal recipe. Made with oats, pumpkin, and nuts, it’s super delicious and healthy.

This meal is made without eggs, so you won’t get any cholesterol. Thankfully, you need only five minutes of preparation time. Feel free to add dried fruits, chocolate chips, or banana slices.

  • Calories: 298 kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 47.2g
  • Protein: 9.5g
  • Fat: 9g

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