31 Best Vegan Dishes

Today's vegan menu now includes a tantalizing mix of faux meats, creamy non-dairy sauces and satisfying sweets.

Part of: Healthy Your Way: Vegetarian and Vegan Lifestyle

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Vegan Swedish Meatballs

"These are awesome! We like textured vegetable protein a lot in my house, and my little brother thought it was just so cool to be eating Swedish food."

-White Rose Child

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Winter Squash, Chickpea & Lentil Stew

"This was divine. The saffron and cinnamon filled the house with a wonderful aroma. The flavors were phenomenal; I am in love with this dish!"

-Chef #628728

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Vegan Ginger Cookies

"These are great! They're heaps better than any nonvegan ginger cookie I've tried as well."

-vege aromanth

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Vegan Bacon

"It is amazing how much this recipe tastes like bacon. This totally satisfied my bacon craving!"

-unrulyhedgehog

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Vegan Speedy Alfredo Style Sauce

"This was good, and I liked that it was vegan but free of soy. It was a satisfying sauce on some gluten-free spaghetti and broccoli!"

-Prose

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Vegan French Toast

"Finally, I can eat French toast again! This is a really tasty and easy recipe that my entire family loves."

-KissKiss

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Almond Feta Spread with Herb Oil

"This was absolutely amazing. I fed this to my non-vegan boyfriend and he loved it!"

-dianebc

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Non-Dairy Orange Creamsicle

"I just recently went vegan so I am trying to find yummy things to eat to not feel deprived and this fit the bill. My husband liked it too!"

-dtgadgetgirl

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Frosted Vegan Red Velvet Cupcakes

"I love this recipe so much, I don't know where to begin. These cupcakes are absolutely delicious, and this recipe is easy!"

-golfpunk1

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Vegan Sloppy Joes

"This was indeed really easy; just chop and simmer. This was a great way to use up my package of textured vegetable protein. Even my omnivorous parents liked this!"

-snarkycomments

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Vegan Cheese Sauce

"This recipe gives great results, especially considering how quick and easy it is. It's perfect if you're short on time or energy."

-magpie diner

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Mini Vegan Wellingtons

"These were delicious. I want to run out and feed them to my friends! The seasoning is perfect and they taste like a sausage roll."

-canthelpmyself

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Vegan Caesar Salad Dressing

"The perfect Caesar salad dressing is right here! It'll be a regular for me."

-White Rose Child

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5-Minute Vegan Pancakes

"Finally, an eggless pancake that doesn't taste like rubber and uses ingredients that I have in my pantry. The kids were eating them as fast as they were cooked!"

-Chef #380546

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Vegan Chocolate Chip Bars

"These cookies turned out great. They were easy and my kids (and husband) loved them."

-867067

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Vegan Cornbread

"This was a great vegan recipe. The flavor was terrific and the sweetness was just right."

-Chef #1400101

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Spicy Veggie Burgers

"This is the first time I've ever made or eaten veggie burgers. I'm hooked! These were everything I had hoped they would be."

-Kim Petro

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Minestrone

"This is a great minestrone — we soup lovers enjoyed it! The aroma alone is worth five stars. I could hardly wait to get this one to the table."

-Gerry

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Vegan Cheesy Popcorn

"This is the best popcorn I've ever made. I loved that the flavor coated every kernel!"

-Prose

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Fried Tofu

"Holy moly, this was wonderful! I've never made fried tofu before, but I will continue to do so. My entire family loved this recipe."

-Chef #819583

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Barley Vegetable Soup

"This is a very delicious and filling soup recipe! The veggies all go very well together and add great flavor. The barley fills you up for the rest of the day."

-Lalaloula

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Sweet Chili-Glazed Tofu with Bok Choy

"Wow, I really loved this! The tofu was cooked so perfectly. I'll always cook tofu like this from now on."

-sofie-a-toast

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Vegan Sausage Patties

"These were easy to mix up, held together well and didn't crumble, and browned nicely. This is a great alternative to meat sausage; I'll make this recipe again!"

-kokeshi doll

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Vegan Banana Nut Muffins

"This is a great vegan muffin! It was easy to make and had a great texture. I will definitely make this again."

-Prose

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Easy Black Beans & Rice

"This was easy and yummy! I really liked the addition of the curry powder, which gave it a very unique flavor. This will be in my regular rotation."

-sconehead

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Vegan Cheesy Lasagna

"This recipe was amazing! I made it for dinner with guests and everyone loved it. I can't believe a vegan dish tasted this good."

-Vinophile

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Vegan Buttercream Frosting

"I was looking for a vegan icing for a birthday cake. This was quick, easy and absolutely delicious."

-kirielou

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Healthy Vegan Chili

"Freezes wonderfully, so it's a great way to enjoy fresh summer veggies during chili season."

-draperdeb

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Vegan Veggie Lasagna

"This lasagna is fantastic. I'm so impressed by the consistency of the tofu and how much it resembled ricotta cheese."

-Marina K

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Skillet Gardener's Pie

"I love a good vegan recipe to throw into the mix and this one was fabulous. My family of meat eaters really enjoyed it and asked that I make it again."

-WildWaysPaige

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Vegan Breakfast Sausages

"This recipe is a keeper. Turned out delicious and had a great texture. Next time I'm gonna add a tiny bit of pure maple syrup to make it more breakfasty."

-theprogressivemama

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