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Looking for quick and easy vegan recipes for midweek? Try one of these easy vegan recipes, all ready in under 30 minutes. From our simple cauliflower steak to our on-the-go energy balls.

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  • Our quick vegan recipes use ingredients such as shiitake, tofu and cauliflower

Here are our best quick and easy vegan recipes...

Tomato, lemongrass and rice soup

Use up tinned chopped tomatoes and infuse with punchy spices to create this nutritious vegan soup.

Vegan Tomato Soup Recipe with Rice and Lemongrass

Aubergine teriyaki bowls

Our 30-minute vibrant vegan recipe is packed with fresh flavours of crunchy radishes, firery ginger and zesty lime.

Teriyaki Aubergine Bowl Recipe

Green Thai tofu curry

Looking for a quick and easy vegan curry recipe? Try our Thai curry with smoked tofu and plenty of crunchy veg, ready in 25 minutes and low in calories.


Tofu fried rice

Check out our vegan fried rice with smoked tofu. Make this quick and easy recipe for a low-calorie midweek meal for two.

Vegan Fried Rice Recipe with Tofu

Vegan pancakes with mixed berry compote

Check out our fluffy pancakes with vibrant berry compote. This indulgent vegan brunch recipe is easy to make and ready in under 30 minutes.

Vegan Pancakes Recipe with Berry Compote

Quick vegan shiitake ramen

Easy vegan ramen ready in 20 minutes. In need of a healthy yet warming midweek meal? Try our low calorie, vegan miso shiitake mushroom ramen for an easy dinner for two.

Try one of our other noodle soup recipes here...

Vegan ramen recipe with shiitake mushrooms

Steamed aubergines with peanut dressing

Try this quick and easy aubergine recipe with punchy peanut dressing. Serve this simple vegan recipe under 100 calories for a delicious hot or cold side dish.

Aubergines with Peanut Dressing Recipe

Quick vegan Thai green curry

Creamy, delicately spiced Thai-style curry is a crowd-pleaser and this one only takes 15 minutes to make. Try this vegan curry for an easy midweek meal.

Vegan Thai Green Curry with Butternut Squash

Californian tofu scramble

Check out our vegan breakfast recipe with smoked tofu, punchy chilli and pan fried courgette. Ready in less than 30 minutes, this easy recipe is a quick brunch idea.

Tofu Scrambled Eggs Recipe

Heritage tomato and pangritata salad

Make this vibrant and juicy tomato recipe from chef Jon Beeharry's restaurant in East London, Sapling. At Sapling, this salad is served with shiso leaves but mint will work just as well. It's easy to make and ready in just 15 minutes.

Heritage Tomato Salad Recipe with Pangritata

Spicy lentil burgers

Check out our quick and easy vegan burger recipe with spicy lentils. Ready in just 30 minutes, these punchy patties make a super simple summer recipe for four. Try more vegetarian burger recipes here...

Vegan Lentil Burgers Recipe

Falafel, beetroot and hummus grain bowl

Make our colourful vegan bowl with falafel, crunchy beets and warm grains for an easy midweek meal. This recipe is easy to make and ready in just 25 minutes.

Falafel and Hummus Bowl with Beetroot Recipe

Quick vegan fajita bowl with cauli rice

Our quick vegan recipe only takes half an hour. Try our vegan fajita bowl with cauli rice, it's quick and easy to make, vegan, low calorie and 5:2-diet friendly but delivers on flavour.

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Vegan Fajita Bowl with Cauliflower Rice Recipe

Mexican salad tortilla bowls

Check out these vibrant vegan Mexican salad bowls. This quick and easy recipe is super fresh and has just the right amount of spice and zing - ready in 20 minutes.

Vegan Taco Bowl Recipe

Wholewheat spaghetti with long-stemmed broccoli, chilli and lemon

Try our recipe for wholewheat spaghetti with long-stemmed broccoli, chilli and lemon. This vegan dish is quick and easy to make and packed with flavour. Plus, it's pasta for under 500 calories - yes please!

Wholewheat Vegan Spaghetti Recipe with Broccoli, Chilli and Lemon

Roasted courgette, chickpea and lemon salad

Check out this quick and easy vegan salad recipe with roasted courgettes and crunchy chickpeas tossed in punchy harissa. It's ready in 20 minutes and low in calories too.

Roast Courgette Salad Recipe with Chickpeas

Orzo deli salad

Check out this super simple orzo salad recipe with crunchy red onion and sweet SunBlush tomatoes. This vegan salad recipe is easy to make and low in calories.

Orzo Pasta Salad Recipe

Hummus, kale and coriander noodles

Check out this easy vegan salad recipe with crunchy kale, fiery ginger and topped with a creamy hummus and peanut butter dressing - an easy midweek meal for two.

Easy Soba Noodle Recipe with Hummus and Kale served on a dark metal dish on a dark blue table

Avocado hummus, falafel and broad bean baguettes

Check out our quick and easy vegan baguettes. These simple sandwiches are packed with creamy hummus, vibrant broad beans and flavoursome falafel, a perfect lunchtime meal.

Falafel with Avocado Hummus Recipe and Broad Beans served in a crispy white baguette on a dark blue tray and table

15-minute vegan moussaka bowls

Check out this easy alternative to oven-baked moussaka. Ready in just 15 minutes, these vegan bowls contain the flavours and textures of a slow-cooked moussaka, without the wait.

Vegan Moussaka Recipe

Smoky cannellini beans on garlic toast

Our quick vegan recipe for smoky cannelloni beans on garlic toast is packed with flavour, vegetarian, ready in just 20 minutes AND under 500 calories. What more could you want for a midweek vegan meal?

Buddha bowls with shredded sprouts and beets

These vegan buddha bowls are generous portions of good-for-you ingredients piled into a bowl as a healthy but filling salad, ready in 20 minutes. They’re balanced in grains, protein, veggies and carbs, so choose what you fancy and get filling! Think of this as a savoury smoothie bowl: it’s all about those toppings!

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Vegan Buddha Bowl

Vegan yaki udon noodles

This yaki udon noodle recipe is ready in 20 minutes and under 300 calories. Leave out the Worcestershire sauce for a quick and easy vegan version.

Yaki Vegetable Udon Noodles Recipe

Tuscan bean and barley stew

Our quick vegan recipe for Tuscan bean and barley stew is a perfect one to have on hand for a quick midweek meal. It's ready in 30 minutes, serves 4 and is under 200 calories. You can use any leafy greens for this, just whatever you have around.

Miso soup with crispy smoked tofu

This vegan, gluten free miso soup with crispy smoked tofu is a perfect low calorie midweek meal, it's warming, cleansing and super easy to make.

Miso Soup with Crispy Smoked Tofu

Vietnamese vegan green soup

Check out this vegan Vietnamese green soup. This quick and easy family-friendly recipe is packed with punchy flavour and comes in under 150 calories.

Vietnamese Vegan Soup Recipe

Vegan szechuan noodles

Check out this recipe for punchy cold szechuan noodles. This easy vegan dish is super simple to make and it's low in calories.

Cold Szechuan Noodles Recipe

Three bean tomato and spinach stew

Beans, tomato and spinach for when it's cold outside: a recipe with a kick, perfect for meat-free Monday with the family. High protein and only 153 calories per serving.

Green Bean Casserole Recipe with Three Beans

Smoky mushroom and walnut-stuffed portobellos

These work well as quick and easy vegan burgers too; put them into buns with hummus, salad leaves and roasted red peppers.

Why not give one of our veggie burgers a go? We have healthy vegan ones, too.

Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms with Walnuts

Breakfast smoothie bowl

Breakfast smoothie bowls are a big trend and it's all about how you arrange your toppings. Experiment with different fruits and veg and any superfood toppings you can get your hands on.

If you're looking for breakfast inspiration, check out our best ever smoothie recipes here...

Smoothie Bowl Recipe For Acai Bowl

Soba noodle salad with teriyaki mushrooms

This quick and easy soba noodle salad with teriyaki mushrooms is vegan friendly, ready in 30 minutes, and under 300 calories. Healthy midweek vegan meal for two.

Soba Noodle Recipe with Teriyaki Mushrooms

Griddled purple sprouting broccoli with peppers and walnuts

This vegan-friendly recipe for griddled purple sprouting broccoli with peppers and walnuts is quick and easy to make and under 300 calories.

Walnuts, wild rice and winter green salad

Try our super simple vegan recipe for walnut, wild rice and winter green salad. This healthy salad recipe is quick, easy and packed full of flavour.

Winter Green Salad Recipe with Rice and Walnuts

Tex-Mex black bean and avo salad

quick and easy Tex-Mex, black bean and avocado salad - perfect for vegan midweek meals.

Coconut and peanut aubergine curry

Try our creamy coconut and peanut aubergine curry, it's vegan, under 300 calories and ready in just 30 minutes, making it the perfect comforting meal to make midweek.