15 Amazing Plant-Based Diet Recipes: Try Today!

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For a fit body and mind, a healthy diet is very important. Did you know that a diet with veggies is super beneficial and nutritious? These days people become more fascinated with vegan diets and all. There are so many benefits of plant-based diet recipes.

A healthy diet is incomplete without veggies. Plant-based diet recipes have multiple nutrients, high fiber content, vitamins, and mineral. That’s why plant-based diet recipes are a must to add to the diet chart. Here are some plant-based diet recipes that not only make you hungry but also full of nutrition. So, try out these delicious and easy plant-based recipes at home. For these plant-based diet recipes, you don’t need so many cooking skills so just try and enjoy them. Healthy recipes will make you healthy not only physically but mentally also.

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15 Plant-Based Diet Recipes

Eat and enjoy every bite of these plant-based diet recipes, you will really feel blessed and healthy after eating them. These recipes will also help you to lose weight very quickly eating them at lunch or dinner time.

1. Roasted Veggie Grain

Super healthy and tasty Roasted Veggie Grain Bowl is the best meal option to add to your diet. The crunchiness of roasted vegetables and chickpea enhances your taste and hunger. So, make this quick bowl in the evening and enjoy the time.

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Recipe for Roasted Veggie Grain

Ingredients:

Chickpea, roasted sweet potatoes, cooked quinoa, yogurt, onion, mushrooms, curry powder, olive oil, black pepper, salt, and tahini sauce.

Process:

Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F. Then mix the thoroughly washed and rinsed chickpea with oil, curry powder, salt, and black pepper. Toss onion, sweet potatoes, and mushrooms with oil, black pepper, and salt. Now, baked the tossed chickpea and veggies in preheated oven for 25-30 minutes.

Take a bowl in which whisk the yogurt, tahini sauce, and lemon juice. Now, prepare your roasted veggie bowl. First, add quinoa then all the baked vegetables and chickpea on the side of the bowl. And last, add yogurt mixture in the middle space. Now eat this one of my favorite plant-based recipes

2. Vegan Zucchini Bread

At the start of your morning, you want to eat some healthy snacks with your tea or coffee. Rather than eating bread, you can try this Zucchini Bread. It is amazing and very healthy. It contains high fiber and low calories which are best for a diabetic person.

Recipe for Vegan Zucchini Bread

Ingredients:

1 large zucchini, whole grains wheat flour, sugar, unsweetened almond milk, vanilla extract, cinnamon, and salt.

Process:

Mix flaxseed with water and let it for a few minutes. Take a bowl in which mix all the ingredients, sugar, almond milk, oil, vanilla extract, and flaxseed mixture. Now, take out the zucchini pulp by squeezing it. Then mix it in the above preparing mixture.

Add flour, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt in that mixture and stir it till a good consistency. Then take it out in a pan (coated with oil) for baking. Bake it for 55-60 min. in preheated oven. Remove the bread from the oven and eat those delicious bread.

3. Vegan Baked Beans

Easy to make and very delicious vegan baked beans. This is a sweet and gluten-free dish.

Recipe for Vegan Baked Beans

Ingredients:

Water, Northern beans, maple syrup, vinegar, chopped onions, canola oil, salt, and ground pepper.

Process:

Heat oil in a pan and then add onions and stir for a few minutes till they turn brown. Add all the ingredients, beans, ketchup, mustard, vinegar, maple syrup, water, salt, and pepper according to your taste. Cook and stir all the ingredients very well for about 30-40 minutes. And then your vegan baked beans are ready to eat.

4. Plant-Based Taco

Taco is a Mexican folded dish stuffed with various mixtures. But this plant-based taco is full of healthy and roasted vegetables. Eat this healthy and tasty taco.

Recipe for Plant-Based Taco

Ingredients:

Virgin olive oil, cauliflower, black beans, onion, ground cumin, garlic & onion powder, paprika, and whole wheat tortilla.

Process:

Cook cauliflower with water for 2 minutes so they become soft and well for eating. Heat olive oil and then add onion and beans to it and cook them for 3 minutes.

Now, add onion & garlic powder, paprika, cumin, and stir well. Once everything is mixed well, turn off the heat. Add taco sauce and tomato to the above mixture. Use this mixture and cooked cauliflower as tortilla filling. And on the top add leafy greens to make it beautiful and nutritious.

5. Panang Vegetable Curry

This spicy and creamy vegetable curry has a slight taste of coconut and peanut. To increase its nutritional value, you can also add tofu to it. This nutritional and tasty meal, no one want to miss!

Recipe for Panang Curry

Ingredients:

Panang curry paste, coconut milk, vegetable oil, white sugar, fried tofu, broccoli florets, soy sauce, red bell peppers, kaffir lime leaves, and carrots.

Process:

Heat the oil in a pan and then add curry paste to it. Cook it for 2 minutes. Add coconut milk, soy sauce, sugar, and lime leaves. Cook them at medium flame for 5 minutes. Once the flavor of all the ingredients is mixed together then add carrots, red bell pepper, broccoli, and tofu to it.

Cook it till all the veggies turn tender, not soft. Your hot Panang Vegetable Curry is ready to eat. Enjoy it with brown rice or chapatis which you love to eat.

6. Veggie Spring Rolls

Veggie Spring Rolls are not only delicious for eating but healthy as well to add to your diet chart. It is a pack of nutrition of beet and avocado. Let’s make it…

Recipe for Veggie Spring Rolls

Ingredients:

Peeled beet & radish, rice paper wrappers, grated carrot, avocado slice, red cabbage, fresh leaves of basil, and mint.

Process:

First ready all the veggies by cutting them finely and in thin slices. Now, softened the rice paper by putting it in a hot water containing bowl for a few seconds. Once it turns soft place it on the chopping board.

Let’s make spring rolls, by adding beet slices and radish slices in the center of rice paper. On the top add avocado, grated carrot, cabbage, basil & mint leaves. After that wrap it in roll form. And then eat it with dipping sauce or peanut sauce.

7. Roasted Cauliflower Soup

For cold winter night meals, soup is the best and healthy diet. Not much time is needed to make such a tasty meal. Once you try this delicious Roasted Cauliflower Soup, this will become on your diet list. It is also best for those who want to eat plant-based meals.

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Recipe for Roasted Cauliflower Soup

Ingredients:

Cauliflower florets, olive oil, chopped onions, garlic, water, black pepper, and salt for taste.

Process:

Add cauliflower in salted water and leave it for 20 minutes. Take out cauliflower and squeeze them to remove excess water. Now, arrange them on aluminum foil then put this foil on a baking sheet for baking in a preheated oven for 20-30 minutes.

Meanwhile, heat a pan to which add onion and stir till they turn light brown. After that add garlic and roasted cauliflower to it. Add salt and black pepper according to your taste. Stir it continuously till you get a smooth and creamy texture.

8. Quinoa Chickpea Salad

Quinoa is a seed with high nutrition content and carbs, and gluten-free. This herbal superfood is the best ingredient for a healthy diet. In this list of healthy vegan recipes, Quinoa Chickpea Salad is very tasty and delicious.

Quinoa Chickpea Salad
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Recipe for Quinoa Chickpea Salad

Ingredients:

Quinoa seeds, chickpea, bell pepper, carrots, broccoli, red onions, cucumber, fresh parsley, vinegar, sea salt, and black pepper.

Process:

First boiled chickpea in cooker. Meanwhile also boiled quinoa seeds with carrot and broccoli with they cooked. Turn off the heat and cool them. After that bring out chickpeas from the cooker to a bowl.

Add cooked quinoa and vegetables to the chickpea-containing bowl. Then toss black pepper powder over it. Add remaining veggies like cucumber, parsley, leafy onions, and then 1 tbs lemon juice to it. Now, enjoy the zesty flavor of this salad.

9. Butternut Squash Soup

The smoothness and nourishment are essential for a soup. The Flavour and texture of a soup depend on its ingredients, and the same is about Butternut squash soup. In this soup, the butternut squash is the main and delighting ingredient that makes it more delicious, and one of my favorite plant-based diet recipes.

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Recipe for Butternut Squash Soup

Ingredients:

Butternut squash, yellow onion, garlic, rosemary, ginger, roasted vegetable broth, salt, and black pepper.

Process:

Ready all the veggies by cutting them. Then cook the onions till translucent. After that add squash and cook them till they become soft. Now add the vegetable broth to the above mixture and cook till gentle bubbles appeared around 20 minutes.

Once the squash becomes soft, turn off the heat and cool the mixture. Pour this mixture into a blending jar and blend it. Now, you will get smooth and creamy soup. Now, take it out in a bowl and garnish it with parsley or pepitas, and then enjoy this healthy plant-based recipe.

10. Taco Salad

It is one of the easiest and most healthy plant-based diet recipes which you can add to your summer days diet. This salad is fresh and fast to make and eat.

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Recipe for Taco Salad

Ingredients:

Green leaf lettuce, fresh spinach, bell pepper, corn, avocado, black beans, chickpeas, tortilla chips, salsa, fresh cilantro, oil, and cooked rice.

Process:

First cook onion, and corn for 5 minutes. Then add rice, beans, salt, and chili powder to it. Cook them for about 5 minutes and then cool down. In a separate bowl make a mixture of tomatoes, cilantro, salsa, and oregano. After that toss the chopped lettuce with the bean mixture. Now, your healthy salad is ready. Enjoy it with tortilla chips.

11. Tomato Basil Soup

This is the most common plant-based recipe to add to the diet list. It is a completely vegan and gluten-free diet recipe. The flavor of tomatoes and fresh herbs like thyme and basil is the uniqueness of this soup that makes it a more delicious and hearty soup.

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Recipe for Tomato Basil Soup

Ingredients:

Diced tomatoes, chopped onion, vegetable broth, garlic, celery, fresh herbs, and any vegetable oil.

Process:

First heat the oil in a frying pan then add onions, garlic, and celery to cook for 5-6 minutes. Cook them till the onion turns brown not too dark. After that add tomatoes, vegetable broth, basil, and thyme and cook till boiling.

Simmer it for 10 minutes then cool it. Once the mixture is cooled make a puree with help of an immersion blender. Now, pour it in a bowl and garnish it with basil leaves.

12. Plant-Based Tomato Tart

Vegan recipes are good for health and have so many nutrients from plants and spices used in them. This plant-based tomato tart is best for all vegan diet persons. Fresh tomatoes and spices bring water into your mouth.

Recipe for Plant-Based Tomato Tart

Ingredients:

Cherry tomatoes, maple syrup, soy milk, vegan feta cheese, ground pepper, garlic, salt, and puff pastry.

Process:

First set the oven to 425F temperature. Take a bowl in which whisk soy milk with maple syrup. Now, prepare the puff pastry by baking them for 15 minutes in the preheated oven. For that, put all the puff pastry on a baking sheet coated with soy mixture.

Meanwhile, blend the feta cheese and garlic in a mixer or food processor. Take out the pastry from the oven and cool them. Press the center part of the pastry and leave the edges puffed.

Now, spread a layer of feta and garlic mixture all over the center of the pastry. Then add thin sizzled tomato slices. Then sprinkle salt and pepper according to your taste. Now, eat this and enjoy the freshness of tomatoes and softness of puff pastry.

13. Marinated Tofu Salad

Enjoy this Marinated Tofu Salad with a flavor of lemon, coriander, and creamy texture. This salad is a good option to start a plant-based diet. Healthy and Yummy and Delicious!!!

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Recipe for Marinated Tofu Salad

Ingredients:

Tofu, chopped cucumber, tomatoes, onion, cumin, coriander, red onion, lemon juice, and salt.

Process:

Take a bowl to mix all the ingredients including lemon juice, garlic, cumin, and coriander along with tofu cubes. then transfer them to a zip plastic bag. Put the bag in the refrigerator for 1- 2 hours.

Take out tofu from that bag and cooked in a heated nonstick pan till it turns brown from both sides.

Add the remaining marinade to a large bowl and then add cucumber, tomatoes, and onions. Sprinkle black pepper and salt on top of this salad. Finally, add hot tofu over this green salad and enjoy it.

14. Vegan BLT with Avocado

This vegan recipe has multiple health benefits including reducing bad cholesterol, boosting the immune system, and protecting blood cells from microbes. This is also one of the important plant-based diet recipes.

Recipe for Vegan BLT with Avocado

Ingredients:

Whole grain bread, smoked paprika, sodium tamari, avocado oil, shiitake mushrooms, grated garlic, sliced avocado, romaine lettuce, slices of tomato, and vegan mayonnaise.

Process:

First set the oven to 375F. Meanwhile, take a bowl in which add oil, smoked paprika, and tamari. Then add shiitake mushrooms to the bowl and mix them with previous ingredients till the water of shiitake mushrooms gets absorbed.

Now, transfer these mushroom pieces to the baking sheet paper for baking it around 30 minutes.

Mix mayonnaise with garlic to make a mixture to spread on toast bread. Over the layer of mayonnaise mixture place the slice of tomato, avocado, and lettuce. Then add roasted shiitakes mushrooms.

Now, your healthy diet meal is ready to eat. Enjoy the cheesy flavor of mayonnaise and the bold flavor of mushrooms. The Mushroom is the best source of plant-based protein.

15. Gingery Noodle Salad

This is the last but not least in the list of plant-based diet recipes that will give you a delighted feeling after eating it. If you want a vegan version of your self then this recipe will help you to start. The pungent and spicy taste and aroma of ginger increase the taste of this dish. And fresh vegetables make it more delicious.

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Recipe for Gingery Noodle Salad

Ingredients:

Leafy onions- white and green separated, ginger, sesame seeds, vinegar, whole grain wheat pasta, vegetable oil, sesame oil, lemon juice, and common spices.

Process:

Boil water for noodles and add salt to it. Then add noodles and cook them till they turn soft. Now, drain out the water and put the noodles in a large bowl.

Over the noodles add all the chopped vegetables and grated ginger.

Then sprinkle salt and pepper on top. Add lemon juice and oil. Then mix everything gently. Garnish it with sesame seeds. And enjoy it!

So, try any of these plant-based diet recipes for your diet. These are easy plant-based diet recipes that anyone can make and enjoy them. For those who want to become a vegan or eat only plant-based diet recipes, These are a good starting point. Which recipe would you like the most? Tell us in the comment section.

While at times contributed by guest authors, our content is medically reviewed periodically by professionals for accuracy and relevance. We pride ourselves on our high-quality content and strive towards offering expertise while being authoritative. Our reviewers include doctors, nurses, mental health professionals, and even medical students. -----------------------------------

Any information found on the site does not constitute legal or medical advice. Should you face health issues, please visit your doctor to get yourself diagnosed. Icy Health offers expert opinions and advice for informational purposes only. This is not a substitute for professional medical advice.

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