5-Ingredient Vegan Recipes

When most people think of vegan recipes, they assume there are a lot of components required, with expensive ingredients. Not anymore! Here are our top recipes that require minimal ingredients, so you can spend more time tasting and enjoying! Dig in for more with our best vegan eats and easy vegan meals.

Watermelon and Cucumber Salad

“Holy Deliciousness! I love watermelon and cucumber, but wasn't sure this would be a "wow me" dish. Well, it totally was!”

-Amber L.

Roasted Asparagus

“Such an easy way to prepare asparagus! I basically ate half of it straight off the tray. I didn't need to peel the ends of my asparagus since I'd already snapped off the woody base!”

-Izy Hossack

Roasted Green Beans

“The green beans came out delightfully crisp and tasty!”

-Kethry B

Corn on the Cob

“A summer staple! These are so easy to make. I’ve already made them twice!”


Pumpkin Muffins

“I’ve made these with white cake mix, yellow cake mix and spice cake mix. The spice cake mix was the winner hands down!”


Failproof French Bread

“Fast, easy and delicious. I made a loaf and used the other half of dough to make rolls!”


Roasted Cauliflower

“Delicious is the only way to describe it. Easy is just an added benefit. I will definitely make again and again!”

-Wanda Bonham


“Perfect recipe! I used a combination of golden delicious and pink lady apples with cinnamon. So easy and delicious!”


Vegan Bacon

“Wonderful! The texture is exactly like the bacon I remember growing up!”

-Amber E.

The Orange Creamsicle

“Very yummy! I just recently went vegan, so I am trying to find yummy things to eat to not feel deprived. This fit the bill!”


Vegan Cheese Sauce

“Delish! I had this over brown rice with stir-fried asparagus for a light, nutritious meal!”

-White Rose Child

Fried Tofu

“I love this recipe. Any excuse for me to use cumin, and I'm there!”


Quick, Buttercream (Vegan) Icing from Longmeadow Farm

“I was looking for a nice icing for a friend's birthday cake who is vegan. This was quick, easy, and absolutely delicious. It spread really easily, and sat in the fridge really well!”


Ina Garten's Baked Sweet Potato Fries

“I said I wasn't going to do it, but I ate the whole tray! They were just that good. I cut my potato into julienne pieces and cooked them a little longer to make them a little crispy!”


Roasted Garbanzo Beans/Chickpeas

“Delicious! I’m using them to top a salad, but having a hard time not snacking on them!”


Kale Chips

“My daughter and I loved these kale chips, and ate the entire container in three days!”


Homemade Healthy Potato Chips

“If you are looking for a low-to-no-fat snack, this is it! I used parchment paper and a paper plate so that I could just throw it away, and not have any clean-up!”


Strawberries & Balsamic Vinegar

“Wonderful! One wouldn't think vinegar would add so much to strawberries, but this was terrific!”

-Susie D

Kale With Caramelized Onions and Garlic

“I love this kale! It is a fast and easy meal or side, plus it is really yummy!”


Butternut Squash Fries

“Fantastic! We were so excited to have a different idea for butternut squash, since we stock up in the Fall!”


Thai Coconut-Mango Sticky Rice

“I was drawn to this recipe to duplicate one from a local restaurant that is now closed. Serve some coconut ice cream with the warm sticky rice and you have a dessert that is irresistible!”



“Who knew this could be so easy. I have always bought them shelled. I will never do that again because half the fun of eating these gems is to pop them out of the pod!”

-Chicagoland chef du

Greek Flatbread

“So easy, and tastes so much better than store bought!”


Balsamic and Brown Sugar Roasted Carrots

“Absolutely delicious! The flavors of the balsamic vinegar and sugar were just so wonderful together!”