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35 tasty vegan recipes you must try

Veganuary isn't over yet! From appetizers all the way to desserts, here are some of our readers' favourite vegan recipes.

2024 marks the 10th year of Veganuary, an annual challenge (organized by a UK non-profit) for people to go plant-based during the first month of the year. Eating less meat is good for reducing your carbon footprint, and also presents an opportunity to experiment with new dishes and ingredients in the kitchen. We’ve put together a guide to the top-viewed vegan recipes, from appetizers (“creamy” baked brie!) to decadent desserts (meet the mousse au chocolat of your dreams).

Vegan appetizers

Creamy Vegan Baked Brie

A brie dish on a fruit and cracker board
Photography, Hannah Sunderani

Garlicky, creamy baked brie – and it’s vegan!

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Vegan Vegetable Dip With Fresh Herbs

A white dish with vegetables and green dip
Photography, Stacey Brandford

Seasonal tender herbs, including basil and tarragon, star in this delicious vegan dip recipe.

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Molly Yeh’s Vegan White Bean Dip

A bowl with bean dip and pita crackers

The Food Network host uses navy beans and a touch of zippy harissa in this lemony bean dip recipe she developed,.

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Vegan mains

Vegan Root Vegetable Curry

A bowl of red curry with bread
Photography, Hildur Ársælsdóttir

Fall vegetables and a flavourful collection of spices come together in this warm, seasonal curry recipe.

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Vegan Beet Chili With Pickled Onions and Avocado Mash

A bowl of beet chili
Photography, Hildur Ársælsdóttir

A chili recipe that tastes even better the next day.

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Baked Eggplant

A tray with baked eggplant and tomato sauce
Photography, Hildur Ársælsdóttir

Baked eggplant is prepared cannelloni-style in this healthy comfort-food classic.

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Vegan Tofu Sofrito Bowls

A white bowl with tofu and sofrito sauce
Photography, Janis Nicolay

Homemade sofrito sauce is the highlight of Desiree Nielsen‘s healthy recipe.

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Rainbow Carrot Mini Pizzas With Vegan Lentil Crust

Miniature pizzas topped with various vegetables
Photography, Valéry Guedes

Red lentils form the innovative vegan crust of this light and flavourful pizza.

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Creamy Vegan Asparagus Pasta

A plate of pasta with asparagus and cream sauce
Photography, Sophie Bourdon for Logan Petit Lot

This easy, creamy plant-based pasta requires just a few ingredients and comes together in less than 30 minutes.

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Vegan Lentil Soup With Smoked Tofu

White bowls with lentil and tofu soup
Photography, Valéry Guedes

Smoked tofu transforms plain-jane lentil soup into smoky deliciousness.

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Makhlouta

A bowl of lentil stew with a spoon resting over in on a green surface
Photography, Valéry Guedes

This Lebanese stew is basically comfort in a bowl.

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Brussels Sprouts White Pizza

A sliced pizza topped with brussels sprouts
Photography, Eva Kolenko

A quick cashew cream is the secret to this crowd-pleasing vegan white pizza.

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Apple Curry Dal

A table with a floral tablecloth and multicoloured dishes with rice and curry
Photography, Reena Newman

Christine Tizzard’s versatile recipe for a simple and hearty vegan stew.

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Squash and Black Bean Enchiladas

A white baking dish with enchiladas

These plant-based enchiladas are comfort food at its finest.

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Easy Lentil Soup

A bowl of lentil soup on a wooden board with lemon wheels
Photography, Alison Slattery

A menu favourite at Mandy’s restaurants.

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Soba Noodle Salad With Grilled Tofu

A white bowl with salad and tofu on a white wooden surface

This Fresh menu staple is plant-based, packed with nutrients and perfect for grilling.

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Butternut Squash and Black Bean Burgers

A veggie burger on a plate
Photography, Evi Abeler

Add these healthy and satisfying vegan burgers to your cook-next list.

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Beet and Hazelnut Veggie Burgers

Veggie burgers with radishes next to them
Photography, Evi Abeler

Vegan, gluten-free and full of flavour.

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Hannah Sunderani’s Vegan Grilled Cheese

A grilled cheese sandwich on a wooden board
Photography, Jasmine deBoer

Vegan mozzarella + sourdough = grilled cheese heaven.

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Vegan sides and salads

The Best Vegan Mashed Potatoes

A bowl of mashed potatoes over a light red napkin
Photography, Hannah Sunderani

Hannah Sunderani shares her secret for making the creamiest and fluffiest vegan mashed potatoes ever.

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Vegan Herb and Feta Scones

A rack of scones over a blue towel with a small white dish of feta cheese
Photography, Janis Nicolay

Flaky, savoury scones with homemade vegan feta and fresh herbs.

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Lentil Salad With Green Tahini

Containers filled with lentil salad and a bowl of green sauce
Photography, Eva Kolenko

This filling, healthy salad is perfect for packed lunches and meal prep.

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Soba Noodle Salad

A white dish with soba noodle salad
Photography, Rachelle Beatty

Jillian Harris and Tori Wesszer created this recipe to highlight their creamy Japanese-style wafu dressing.

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Kohlrabi Chopped Salad

A white platter with salad on a white tablecloth
Photography, Janis Nicolay

A delicious vegan salad designed to heal and soothe gut issues.

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Chickpea Salad Niçoise

A plate with a niçoise salad on a wooden surface
Photography, Hannah Sunderani

Hannah Sunderani’s lemony vegan salad Niçoise swaps out tuna for deliciously seasoned chickpeas.

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Vegan desserts

Vegan Lemon Tart

A lemon tart with raspberries scattered over it
Photography, Hannah Sunderani

A smooth and silky vegan lemon curd is one of the highlights of this show-stopping tart.

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Easy Rustic Apple Tart

A tray with an apple dessert tart
Photography, Dominique Lafond

Only five ingredients are needed to make this simply delicious vegan tart.

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Vegan Pecan Pie

A pecan pie on a pink cloth
Photography, Hannah Sunderani

Hannah Sunderani’s decadent vegan pecan pie has only 10 ingredients – and you can find them all in your pantry.

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Chocolate Chia Pudding

Two clear jars of chocolate chia pudding topped with berries on a marble surface
Photography, Jocelynne Flor

Meredith Youngson’s superfood-filled chia pudding tastes almost like brownie batter.

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Vegan Peanut Butter and Chocolate Blondies

plate of blondies with peanut topping
Photography, Janis Nicolay

All the sweet satisfaction of a Snickers bar, but much healthier.

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Vegan Dutch Apple Turnovers

Apple turnovers on a baking tray with parchment paper
Photography, Yannick van Leeuwaarde

A plant-based version of the classic Dutch ‘appelflappen’.

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Vegan Shortbread Cookies

Shortbread cookies on a flower shape on plates of various colours on a blue table
Photography, Emily Weaving

Zacchary Bird’s ultra-easy recipe for plant-based shortbread.

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Vegan Blueberry Sour Cream Streusel Cake

A slice of blueberry steusel cake on a white plate with the rest of it visible in the background
Photography, Lyndsay Sung

A perfectly berrylicious plant-based snack.

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Vegan Mint Chocolate Ice Cream

A chocolate ice cream cone in a glass
Photography, Jocelynne Flor

A scoop of mint chocolate chip ice cream, with healthy benefits on the side.

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Vegan Mousse au Chocolat

White bowls with chocolate mousse
Photography, Hannah Sunderani

Hannah Sunderani uses dark chocolate and silken tofu to make a vegan chocolate mousse that’s thick, rich and velvety.

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Chocolate and Peanut Butter Bars

A close-up shot of chocolate dessert bars
Photography, Janis Nicolay

A vegan, grain- gluten- and dairy-free take on classic Millionaire Shortbread Bars.

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Ginger and Molasses Cookies

A ginger and molasses cookie on a light blue speckled plate
Photography, Janis Nicolay

These plant-based cookies celebrate the warm, spicy flavour of freshly-ground ginger.

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