35 Easy Plant Based Recipes to make in 2020

Author - Alyssa Rimmer

Here are 35 easy plant based recipes to try in 2020! This list includes everything from cozy vegan stews, healthy casseroles, the best vegan lasagna, and many more easy vegan dinner ideas!

35 Easy Plant Based Recipes

The New Year always seems to be a time where healthy food becomes a priority. People are looking to get back on track after the holidays, they've set goals for themselves, and naturally diet is one of the main focuses. And for many of us – especially nowadays – plant-based recipes are something we want to eat more of.

If you (or someone you love) has made the resolution/goal to eat more plant-based this year, you're in luck! We've rounded up 35 of our absolute FAVORITE easy plant based recipes for you to try this year. And we've made it even easier for you to find what you're looking for by breaking it into categories. Click the links below to be taken straight to the categories you're most interested in!

Many of these recipes are from SQ, but I've also included recipes from some of my favorite bloggers. There's sure to be something for everyone on this list! Don't forget to pin this post so that you can come back to this list over and over again!

Healthy Vegan Soup Recipes

We're kicking things off with healthy vegan soup recipes because I honestly think that soups are one of the easiest recipes to make! This is section also has the most recipes since it's currently soup season as I'm writing it and I just couldn't choose which to include on the list. Hopefully there's something for everyone here!

Detox Moroccan Lentil Soup Recipe

Detox Moroccan Lentil Soup
from Simply Quinoa

How to make Vegan Broccoli Soup Creamy

Vegan Creamy Broccoli Soup
from Simply Quinoa

 

Best Quinoa Tortilla Soup Recipe

Vegan Quinoa Tortilla Soup
from Simply Quinoa

 

Turmeric Carrot Soup Recipe for Inflammation

Ginger & Turmeric Carrot Soup
from Simply Quinoa

 

Healthy Green Detox Soup

Super Healthy Green Detox Soup
from Simply Quinoa

 

Lemon Garlic Vegetable Soup Recipe

 

Lemon & Garlic Wild Rice Soup
from Simply Quinoa

 

creamy coconut mushroom quinoa soup

Creamy Coconut Mushroom Quinoa Soup
from Simply Quinoa

 

Creamy White Bean Mushroom Soup Recipe

Creamy White Bean Mushroom Soup
from Simply Quinoa

 

detox lentil soup with turmeric and spinach

 

Vegan Turmeric Lentil Soup
from Simply Quinoa

 

Creamy Italian Quinoa Soup

Creamy Italian Quinoa Soup
from Simply Quinoa

 

Healthy Vegan Casseroles

When it comes to easy plant based recipes, casseroles are a must. While some of the recipes you see below might not follow the traditional idea of what a casserole is, I like to think of casseroles as really anything that's baked in a casserole dish. So here you'll see a healthy vegan quinoa casserole, as well as enchiladas!

Vegan Quinoa Casserole Recipe

Vegan Quinoa Casserole
from Simply Quinoa

 

Healthy Jackfruit Enchiladas

Vegan Jackfruit Enchiladas Verdes
from Simply Quinoa

 

Vegan Broccoli Casserole from Fit Foodie Finds

Vegan Broccoli & Cheese Casserole
from Fit Foodie Finds

 

Best Vegan Enchilada Recipe with Black Beans

Black Bean & Butternut Squash Vegan Enchiladas
from Simply Quinoa

 

 

Healthy Vegan Tacos

If you're ever stuck on what to make for dinner, tacos is the answer. For starters, tacos can really be anything you want. Secondly, they're always a crowd pleaser and they couldn't be easier to make. The list of plant based tacos is endless, so we've included five of our absolute favorites on this list:

Mango Lime Quinoa Tacos

Mango Lime Quinoa Tacos
from Simply Quinoa

 

Crispy Tofu Tacos

Crispy Tofu Tacos with Avocado Crema
from Simply Quinoa

 

Spicy Plantain Black Bean Tacos from Minimalist Baker

Spicy Plantain Black Bean Tacos
from Minimalist Baker

 

Black Bean Quinoa Tacos

Cilantro Lime Black Bean Quinoa Tacos
from Simply Quinoa

 

Easy Vegan Pasta Recipes

Pasta is one of my favorite things to make for dinner when I'm short on time. Not only is pasta filling and comforting, but it's also easy to jazz up with different flavors. We've got everything from a vegan mushroom stroganoff to a healthy twist on alfredo and even a classic cacio e pepe pasta. There's no way that pasta wasn't going to make our list of easy plant based recipes!

Vegan Mushroom Stroganoff Pasta

Easy Vegan Mushroom Stroganoff
from Simply Quinoa

Vegan Pumpkin Alfredo Pasta

 

Vegan Pumpkin Alfredo Pasta
from Simply Quinoa

 

Roasted Cherry Tomato Pasta Sauce

Creamy Roasted Cherry Tomato Pasta
from Simply Quinoa

 

Vegan Roasted Red Pepper Pasta

Vegan Roasted Red Pepper Pasta
from Minimalist Baker

 

Healthy Cacio e Pepe Pasta Recipe

Vegan Cacio e Pepe Pasta
from Simply Quinoa

 

Quick & Easy Vegan Salad Recipes

Next on our list for easy plant-based recipes are salads! Salads are a go-to for me when I don't have a ton of time. They're easy to meal prep, they keep well and they're a simple way to pack in a TON of nutrients! Here are some of my favorite vegan salad recipes:

Best Vegan Mason Jar Salad Recipe

Buffalo Tofu Mason Jar Salad
from Simply Quinoa

 

Thai Chopped Spinach Salad with Chickpeas

Thai Peanut Chopped Spinach Salad
from Simply Quinoa

 

Curried Chickpea Salad from Eating Bird Food

Curried Chickpea Salad
from Eating Bird Food

 

Greek Quinoa Salad with Chickpeas

Greek Quinoa Salad with Chickpeas
from Simply Quinoa

 

Winter Kale Salad with Lentils

High Protein Kale & Lentil Salad
from Simply Quinoa

More Easy Plant Based Recipes

And for all those other recipes that don't fit in one of our above categories, we've still got you covered! Everything from baked tofu, to stuffed sweet potatoes and more. Just like the others, these recipes are a cinch to make and are awesome for meal prep!

Herb Crusted Tofu Recipe

Herb Crusted Baked Tofu
from Simply Quinoa

 

Best Vegan Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Vegan Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
from Simply Quinoa

 

Easy Vegan Kitchari Recipe

Easy Vegan Kitchari
from Simply Quinoa

 

Red Lentil Curry with Sweet Potatoes

Sweet Potato & Red Lentil Curry
from Simply Quinoa

 

Healthy Lunch Wrap Recipe

The Best Collard Wraps
from Simply Quinoa

 

Meal Prep Tofu Quinoa Bowls

Meal Prep BBQ Tofu Quinoa Bowls
from Simply Quinoa

 

Vegan Almond Flour Pizza Recipe

Vegan Almond Flour Pizza Crust
from Simply Quinoa

 

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