50 recipes no one will believe are vegan

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October 12, 2021
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50 recipes no one will believe are vegan

Vegan food is so much more than just salads—and these recipes are the proof in the pudding. 

Stacker compiled a list of vegan recipes from Allrecipes that range from filling comfort foods like shepherd’s pie to light vegan arepas or flavorful curries.

Keep reading for dozens of meal ideas to show your friends and families the wonderful variety of flavors a vegan diet can offer. 

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Vegan Bean Taco Filling

- Prep: 15 mins
- Cook: 15 mins
- Total: 30 mins
- Servings: 8
- Yield: 8 servings
- Number of ingredients: 11
- Read more about the recipe here

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Breaded, Fried, Softly Spiced Tofu

- Prep: 15 mins
- Cook: 15 mins
- Total: 30 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 servings
- Number of ingredients: 9
- Read more about the recipe here

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Spicy Tahini Sauce with Kale, Sea Vegetables, and Soba Noodles

- Prep: 20 mins
- Cook: 25 mins
- Additional: 10 mins
- Total: 55 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 servings
- Number of ingredients: 13
- Read more about the recipe here

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Traditional Style Vegan Shepherd's Pie

- Prep: 20 mins
- Cook: 55 mins
- Total: 75 mins
- Servings: 6
- Yield: 6 servings
- Number of ingredients: 17
- Read more about the recipe here

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Vegan Arepas Made with Polenta

- Prep: 20 mins
- Cook: 15 mins
- Total: 35 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 arepas
- Number of ingredients: 10
- Read more about the recipe here

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Seitan Makhani (Vegan-Style Indian Butter Chicken)

- Prep: 30 mins
- Cook: 35 mins
- Total: 65 mins
- Servings: 6
- Yield: 6 servings
- Number of ingredients: 23
- Read more about the recipe here

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Vegan Lasagna I

- Prep: 30 mins
- Cook: 2 hrs
- Total: 2 hrs 30 mins
- Servings: 8
- Yield: 8 servings
- Number of ingredients: 17
- Read more about the recipe here

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Vegan Fajitas

- Prep: 20 mins
- Cook: 20 mins
- Additional: 30 mins
- Total: 70 mins
- Servings: 6
- Yield: 6 servings
- Number of ingredients: 15
- Read more about the recipe here

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Air Fryer Baked Potatoes

- Prep: 5 mins
- Cook: 1 hr
- Total: 1 hr 5 mins
- Servings: 2
- Yield: 2 baked potatoes
- Number of ingredients: 3
- Read more about the recipe here

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Plant-Based Tomato Tart

- Prep: 30 mins
- Cook: 50 mins
- Additional: 1 hr
- Total: 1 hr 80 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 1 tart
- Number of ingredients: 14
- Read more about the recipe here

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Briam (Greek Baked Zucchini and Potatoes)

- Prep: 30 mins
- Cook: 1 hr 30 mins
- Total: 1 hr 60 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 servings
- Number of ingredients: 7
- Read more about the recipe here

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Vegan Sweet Potato Chickpea Curry

- Prep: 10 mins
- Cook: 20 mins
- Total: 30 mins
- Servings: 6
- Yield: 6 servings
- Number of ingredients: 14
- Read more about the recipe here

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Vegan Mac and No Cheese

- Prep: 15 mins
- Cook: 45 mins
- Additional: 15 mins
- Total: 75 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 servings
- Number of ingredients: 12
- Read more about the recipe here

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Ginger Veggie Stir-Fry

- Prep: 25 mins
- Cook: 15 mins
- Total: 40 mins
- Servings: 6
- Yield: 6 servings
- Number of ingredients: 12
- Read more about the recipe here

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Briam (Greek Baked Zucchini and Potatoes)

- Prep: 30 mins
- Cook: 1 hr 30 mins
- Total: 1 hr 60 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 servings
- Number of ingredients: 7
- Read more about the recipe here

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Air Fryer Baked Potatoes

- Prep: 5 mins
- Cook: 1 hr
- Total: 1 hr 5 mins
- Servings: 2
- Yield: 2 baked potatoes
- Number of ingredients: 3
- Read more about the recipe here

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Ginger Veggie Stir-Fry

- Prep: 25 mins
- Cook: 15 mins
- Total: 40 mins
- Servings: 6
- Yield: 6 servings
- Number of ingredients: 12
- Read more about the recipe here

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Chana Masala (Savory Indian Chick Peas)

- Prep: 15 mins
- Cook: 15 mins
- Total: 30 mins
- Servings: 2
- Yield: 2 cups
- Number of ingredients: 15
- Read more about the recipe here

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Vegan Black Bean Burgers

- Prep: 15 mins
- Cook: 20 mins
- Total: 35 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 servings
- Number of ingredients: 15
- Read more about the recipe here

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Mexican Rice and Beans

- Prep: 10 mins
- Cook: 25 mins
- Additional: 5 mins
- Total: 40 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 servings
- Number of ingredients: 12
- Read more about the recipe here

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Vegan Sweet Potato Chickpea Curry

- Prep: 10 mins
- Cook: 20 mins
- Total: 30 mins
- Servings: 6
- Yield: 6 servings
- Number of ingredients: 14
- Read more about the recipe here

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Muesli

- Prep: 10 mins
- Total: 10 mins
- Servings: 16
- Yield: 8 cups
- Number of ingredients: 8
- Read more about the recipe here

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Quick Black Beans and Rice

- Prep: 5 mins
- Cook: 15 mins
- Additional: 5 mins
- Total: 25 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 servings
- Number of ingredients: 7
- Read more about the recipe here

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Sheet Pan Ratatouille

- Prep: 15 mins
- Cook: 42 mins
- Total: 57 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 servings
- Number of ingredients: 11
- Read more about the recipe here

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Meyer Lemon Avocado Toast

- Prep: 10 mins
- Cook: 3 mins
- Total: 13 mins
- Servings: 2
- Yield: 2 servings
- Number of ingredients: 8
- Read more about the recipe here

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Vegan Stir-Fry

- Prep: 20 mins
- Cook: 20 mins
- Total: 40 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 servings
- Number of ingredients: 14
- Read more about the recipe here

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Chickpea Curry

- Prep: 10 mins
- Cook: 30 mins
- Total: 40 mins
- Servings: 8
- Yield: 8 servings
- Number of ingredients: 13
- Read more about the recipe here

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Savannah's Best Marinated Portobello Mushrooms

- Prep: 10 mins
- Cook: 33 mins
- Additional: 17 mins
- Total: 60 mins
- Servings: 2
- Yield: 2 servings
- Number of ingredients: 6
- Read more about the recipe here

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Spicy Vegan Potato Curry

- Prep: 30 mins
- Cook: 30 mins
- Total: 60 mins
- Servings: 6
- Yield: 6 servings
- Number of ingredients: 14
- Read more about the recipe here

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Fresh Tomato Pasta

- Prep: 10 mins
- Cook: 12 mins
- Total: 22 mins
- Servings: 2
- Yield: 2 servings
- Number of ingredients: 6
- Read more about the recipe here

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Baked Tofu

- Prep: 15 mins
- Cook: 1 hr
- Total: 1 hr 15 mins
- Servings: 2
- Yield: 2 servings
- Number of ingredients: 7
- Read more about the recipe here

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Tofu Stir-Fry with Peanut Sauce (Vegan)

- Prep: 20 mins
- Cook: 20 mins
- Total: 40 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 servings
- Number of ingredients: 15
- Read more about the recipe here

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Marrakesh Vegetable Curry

- Prep: 15 mins
- Cook: 35 mins
- Total: 50 mins
- Servings: 6
- Yield: 6 servings
- Number of ingredients: 19
- Read more about the recipe here

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Jackfruit Pulled "Pork"

- Prep: 10 mins
- Cook: 6 hrs 13 mins
- Total: 6 hrs 23 mins
- Servings: 8
- Yield: 8 servings
- Number of ingredients: 5
- Read more about the recipe here

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Ultimate Tofu Breakfast Burrito Bowls

- Prep: 15 mins
- Cook: 30 mins
- Total: 45 mins
- Servings: 3
- Yield: 3 servings
- Number of ingredients: 23
- Read more about the recipe here

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Spicy Asian Ramen Noodles

- Prep: 10 mins
- Cook: 5 mins
- Total: 15 mins
- Servings: 3
- Yield: 3 servings
- Number of ingredients: 10
- Read more about the recipe here

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Ta'ameya (Egyptian Falafel)

- Prep: 20 mins
- Cook: 8 mins
- Additional: 8 hrs
- Total: 8 hrs 28 mins
- Servings: 10
- Yield: 50 falafel
- Number of ingredients: 11
- Read more about the recipe here

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Vegetarian Chickpea Tacos

- Prep: 10 mins
- Cook: 5 mins
- Total: 15 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 8 tacos
- Number of ingredients: 4
- Read more about the recipe here

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Basic Seitan - Wheat Meat (Vegan Meat Substitute)

- Prep: 15 mins
- Cook: 1 hr
- Additional: 15 mins
- Total: 1 hr 30 mins
- Servings: 3
- Yield: 3 servings
- Number of ingredients: 9
- Read more about the recipe here

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Quick and Easy Vegetable Curry

- Servings: 5
- Yield: 4 to 6 servings
- Number of ingredients: 11
- Read more about the recipe here

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Vegan Alfredo with Veggies

- Prep: 15 mins
- Cook: 25 mins
- Additional: 20 mins
- Total: 60 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 servings
- Number of ingredients: 13
- Read more about the recipe here

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Mexican Black Beans and Rice

- Prep: 10 mins
- Cook: 20 mins
- Total: 30 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 servings
- Number of ingredients: 15
- Read more about the recipe here

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Aloo Matar

- Prep: 15 mins
- Cook: 30 mins
- Total: 45 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 servings
- Number of ingredients: 12
- Read more about the recipe here

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Vegan Chickpea Curry without Coconut Milk

- Prep: 10 mins
- Cook: 30 mins
- Additional: 10 mins
- Total: 50 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 servings
- Number of ingredients: 11
- Read more about the recipe here

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Crazy Creamy Chickpea Curry

- Prep: 20 mins
- Cook: 25 mins
- Total: 45 mins
- Servings: 6
- Yield: 10 cups
- Number of ingredients: 20
- Read more about the recipe here

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Yellow Squash and Tofu Stir Fry

- Prep: 20 mins
- Cook: 15 mins
- Total: 35 mins
- Servings: 3
- Yield: 3 servings
- Number of ingredients: 9
- Read more about the recipe here

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Couscous with Olives and Sun-Dried Tomato

- Prep: 20 mins
- Cook: 30 mins
- Total: 50 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 servings
- Number of ingredients: 13
- Read more about the recipe here

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Moong Dal

- Prep: 15 mins
- Cook: 30 mins
- Additional: 30 mins
- Total: 75 mins
- Servings: 6
- Yield: 6 servings
- Number of ingredients: 14
- Read more about the recipe here

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Fasolakia (Greek Green Beans)

- Prep: 15 mins
- Cook: 35 mins
- Total: 50 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 servings
- Number of ingredients: 9
- Read more about the recipe here

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Vegan Black Bean Quesadillas

- Prep: 10 mins
- Cook: 45 mins
- Total: 55 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 servings
- Number of ingredients: 13
- Read more about the recipe here

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