40 delicious vegan recipes to dine on morning, noon and night

A mega-list of our meat-free, dairy-free, egg-free offerings.

A mega-list of our meat-free, dairy-free, egg-free offerings

(Credit, left and middle: Nassima Rothacker; right: Lauren Toyota)

We've all got that handful of go-to recipes in our back pocket. But if you're looking to work something new into your menu this week, we've rounded up 40 of our delicious, crave-worthy vegan recipes that happen to be meat-less, dairy-less and egg-less. And have no fear, these are not just a collection of sides; we've got scrumptious snacks, comfort food classics, entertaining-worthy appetizers, and stand-out mains that showcase vegetables in their glory. Whether you're vegan, or just hoping to work more plant-based meals into your weekly menu, we've got your Meatless Monday musts, right here.  

Breakfasts, brunches and shakes

Banana Waffles

Mango Lime Lassi Bircher

(Credit: Hungry Gap Productions Ltd.)

Baked Shakshuka with Butter Beans

(Credit: Nassima Rothacker)

Tofu Benny with Hollandaise

PB&J Thumbprint Breakfast Cookies

Black Seed Smoothie

Fat-Burning Golden Milkshake

(Photo: Leanne Vogel)

Shamrock Breakfast Shake

(Photo: David Bagosy; Styling: Melissa Direnzo)

Steven Sabados' Green Smoothie

Coffee Smoothie or Mocha Almond Smoothie

(Photo: David Bagosy, Styling: Melissa Direnzo)

Starters and sharing plates

Vegan Vibes Board with Cashew Ricotta Cheese

(Photo credit: Lisa Dawn Bolton)

Make-Ahead Eggplant Borani

(Photography by Leila Ashtari)

All-Purpose "Cheese" Sauce

(Photography by Ashley McLaughlin)

Chili Cheese Nachos

(Photography by Ashley McLaughlin)

Guacamole with Grilled Jalapeños

(Photo: David Bagosy, Styling: Melissa Direnzo)

Shelly's Corn Pakoras with Sabz Chutney

Sarosh's Mango Chaat

Hearty soups and stews

Root Vegetable Stew with Rosemary Garlic Baguette

One-Pot Weeknight Root Vegetable Dal

Mexican Lentil Soup

Soul-Soothing African Peanut Stew

Sweet Potato, Coconut and Ginger Soup

Serious salads

Grilled Potato Salad

Superfood Salad with Lemon Tahini Dressing

(Credit, photography: Jack Roy; Prop styling: Nikole Rutherford; Food styling: Carol Dano)

Make-Ahead Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Broccoli Walnut Slaw with Ginger Lemon Tahini Dressing

(Photography by Debi Traub)

Summer Mango Black Rice Salad with Broiled Tofu

(Photography by Marcella DiLonardo)

Stand-out meat-free mains 

Spiced Potato Cakes with Garlicky Tomato Sauce

Zucchini Verde Vegan Enchiladas

(Photography by Jeanine Donofrio and Jack Mathews)


(Photography by Christian Lalonde)

The Ultimate Beef Wellington

Juice Pulp Burgers

Totally Meatless BBQ 'Chicken' Pizza

Curried Chickpea Burgers

Mac n' Cheese

Vegan Philly Cheesesteak

Dreamy desserts

Chocolate Tahini Butter Cup Pie

The Easiest Mango Vanilla Mousse

(Credit: Nassima Rothacker)

Two Ingredient Chocolate Mousse

Chocolate Chia Mousse


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