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Vegan cuisine isn't as difficult or as involved as you may think. In fact, plant-based recipes are so approachable that many of them qualify as easy weeknight meals. This is amazing news for the vegan gal on-the-go! From wholesome pastas to cozy curries, these recipes will fit into your veg-centric dinner rotation with ease.
Roasted Beets With Creamy Romesco and Wild Rice: Kick up your dinner game with this vibrant plate of wild rice topped with earthy roasted beets, green garlic, and an impressive protein-packed romesco sauce made from cannellini beans. (via Snixy Kitchen)
Green Banana French Fries: Whoa. Starchy potato fries will be a thing of the past once you indulge in these nourishing green banana fries made with — you guessed it — unripened yellow bananas. (via Taste of Yummy)
Winter Greens Pasta: Whole grain pasta gets tossed with broccoli, leeks, peas, chickpeas, and winter greens for an easy and nourishing meal that'll fill you up and make you feel good. (via Occasionally Eggs)
Vegan Green Tortilla Pizza With Avocado: This lightened-up pizza gives us less crust and more healthful goodies on top with an herbaceous pesto, creamy cashew sauce, and refreshing toppings like zucchini, tomatoes, and scallions. (via Green Evi)
Peanut Sauce Sweet Potato Noodles: With crisp sweet potato noodles, crunchy peanuts, purple cabbage, and punchy Sriracha, this simple and delicious 30-minute meal will instantly become a favorite. (via Catching Seeds)
Warming and Filling Carrot and Ginger Soup: In just 30 minutes you can be dunking crusty bread into this aromatic bowl of belly-warming goodness, making it a perfect dinner for chilly winter evenings. (via Gathering Dreams)
Roasted Squash Tacos With Chipotle Tahini Crema: Veggie-filled tacos are quick, filling, and downright crave-worthy when they're packed with winter squash and crunchy cabbage slaw; the smokey vegan crema doesn't hurt, either. (via Loveleaf Co.)
Black Bean Potato Vegan Enchiladas With Avocado Cilantro Sauce: If your love for Mexican cuisine knows no bounds, you need these simple 'n' saucy enchiladas on your plate STAT. Top 'em with fresh cilantro, jalapeños, and avocado for extra *oomph.* (via The Savory Vegan)
Spinach and Sweet Potato Curry: Yellow split peas and hearty sweet potatoes simmer away in vegetable broth with garlic, ginger, and yellow curry paste to set you up with a dinner you can fill your bowl with for days. (via 1 Big Bite)
Tofu and Pepper Stir-Fry With Cashews: If you weren't keen on tofu before, you will be now, thanks to this flavor-packed stir-fry that brings marinated tofu to your dinner table with crisp snow peas, bell peppers, and raw cashews. (via Healthy Seasonal Recipes)
Baked Spaghetti Squash With Creamy Tomato Sauce: Soaked cashews, cherry tomatoes, and fresh basil create a mouthwatering cream sauce to mix into spaghetti squash, and the result is epic. (via Green Evi)
Mexican Loaded Sweet Potatoes: Sweet potatoes get stuffed to the brim with veggies, black beans, avocado, and all the right spices to woo us away from regular ol' loaded baked potatoes for good. (via The Nakd Kitchen)
Weeknight Spinach Tikka Masala: This rich and comforting recipe leaves you with leftovers and tons of options: You can serve it over chickpeas, rice, or quinoa, or rotate between the three throughout the week! (via Wildberry Press)
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