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17 Vegan One-Pot Recipes to Save You From All Those Dishes


Those nights are coming—you know the ones I mean. The weather is cold and blustery, you maybe got stuck a little late at work, and the whole household is a bit cranky—even the dog. You certainly don’t feel like cooking, let alone doing the dishes afterwards. At these times, do you open a jar of salsa and a packet of organic corn chips and dump an avocado in front of everyone? Tempting, but no! Instead, we’ve got you covered with 17 vegan one-pot dinners the kids will love, and that will have the whole family nourished with minimum fuss or mess.  We love the idea of throwing a bunch of ingredients into a pot, and—poof—you have a delicious meal. For your cooking pleasure, we present this list of one-pot recipes:

1. 5 Ingredient Sweet Potato Black Bean Chili

5-Ingredient-Sweet-Potato-Black-Bean-Chili-So-healthy-vegan-glutenfree© Minimalist Baker

It’s literally five ingredients, and you might have most of them in your cupboard right now: onions, black beans, sweet potatoes, veggie stock, and salsa.

2. Butternut Squash Ramen Bowl with Rice Noodles, Tofu & Fresh Pea Shoots

Ramen Before & After© In Pursuit of More

It is billed as a 10-minute meal, and when you taste the butternut squash broth, you’ll be convinced it was 10 minutes wisely spent.

3. Creamy Polenta & Mushrooms

One pot polenta© Love & Lemons

Creamy polenta without the dairy? Yes, please.

4. Chickpea and Artichoke ‘Bliss in a Dish’ One-Pot Wonder

chickpeaartichokeblissoverhead2© Plant-Powered Kitchen

This fresh dish has just about everything you need: vegetables, protein, and carbohydrates. Plus, you could use more artichokes in your life, right?

5. African Peanut and Sweet Potato Stew

one pot african stew© Vegangela

Anytime there’s peanut butter in a recipe, you can count us in.

6. Spaghetti Alla Puttanesca with Chickpeas & Artichoke

Puttanesca pasta before and after© Yup, it’s Vegan

Yup, It’s Vegan recommends that you cook the pasta al dente so that leftovers are a normal pasta texture and not too soft.

7. Easy Creamy Tomato Barley Risotto

vegan risotto© Oh She Glows

Nutritional yeast gives this risotto its creamy quality. Add some tomatoes and basil, and you’re in for a real Italian treat.

8. Easy Lentil, Sweet Potato & Coconut Curry

sweet-potato-curry© Detoxinista

Curry is the best because you can eat it with any base, including quinoa, rice, barley, and any other whole grain.

9. Vegan Eggplant Pasta

Pasta collage 2© Minimalist Baker

Take a tip from Mediterranean and Italian cuisine: Eggplant is an everyday vegetable in those cultures, and it’s nutritious and versatile.

10. Kale & Cannellini Bean Soup

Kale-quinoa-and-white-bean-soup-620x500© May I Have That Recipe?

It doesn’t get any healthier than kale, beans, olive oil, quinoa, vegetable broths, and seasonings!

11. Aloo Gobi (Potato and Cauliflower)

aloo© One Green Planet

This classic Indian recipe is vegan and gluten-free.

12. Cauliflower, Kale & Chickpea Curry

kale cauliflower soup© The First Mess

The ingredients in this epic dish include fresh ginger, jalapeño peppers, potatoes, cauliflower, and fire-roasted crushed tomatoes.

13. Veggie and Soba Noodle Soup

soba noodle collage© The Glowing Fridge

Bok choy is a cruciferous veggie rich in antioxidants and vitamin A. Combine it with red cabbage and broccoli, and you’re in for a healthy pick-me-up.

14. Mexican Casserole

One-Pot-Mexican-Casserole-Vegan-Gluten-free-6© Gluten Free Vegan Pantry

This looks so good, we can’t stand it. Prep time is only 10 minutes, and it’s cooked entirely in a skillet using ingredients that you likely already have in your kitchen.

15. Cheesy Broccoli Pasta

broccoli cheese pasta© Euphoric Vegan

This dish is pure comfort food that your whole family will enjoy.

16. Peanut Sesame Noodles & Veggies

Peanut Noodle One-Pot Recipe© Oh My Veggies

This meal is easy to prepare and cooks in just 10 minutes. Add extra red pepper flakes for a spicy kick.

17. Basil and Red Pepper One-Pot Pasta

Check out this video to see the one-pot magic for yourself!


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