20 cheap vegan meals. Affordable and easy recipes for vegan on a budget. Using budget-friendly ingredients like lentils and beans, tofu, pasta, and vegetables like cauliflower and sweet potato.
Being on a budget shouldn’t stop anyone from eating healthy and delicious vegan meals. The trick is to spend your money on the right ingredients that can stretch your dollars. Lentils and beans, as well as pasta, are cheap and easy to get and go a long way in keeping you satiated and full. Tofu is another affordable ingredient that’s versatile and high in protein. Wholesome vegetables like cauliflower, sweet potato, seasonal vegetables and greens, and spinach don’t break the bank.
These budget-friendly ingredients are featured in this collection of vegan meals that are easy to cook as well! Lets make some budget friendly vegan comfort meals.
LENTILS AND BEANS:
Kung Pao Lentils GF
Chickpea Curry with Spiced Potatoes. GF SF
Spanish Chickpea Stew. GF SF
Cannelli and Lentil Jamaican Curry GF SF
Instant Pot Kidney Bean Red Lentil Chili GF SF
Chickpea Peanut butter Curry. GF SF
Butter Tofu GF
General Tso’s Tofu Sandwich
Cajun Tofu Bowl with Cilantro Lime Rice GF
Eggplant and Tofu in Soy chili lime sauce. GF
Tofu and Brown Rice Noodles in Hoisin Sauce GF
Crunchy Vegan Asian Salad with Baked Tofu and Garlic Soy Maple Dressing GF
Garlic Sauce Pasta with Cajun Cauliflower SF
Fajita Pasta SF
Rose Sauce Farfalle Pasta SF
Lentil Bolognese with Spaghetti SF
Black Pepper Mac Cheese SF
Fettucine Alfredo with Mushrooms SF
Cauliflower Gratin SF
8 Spice Veggie Stir Fry GF, SF
Minestrone Pasta & White Bean Soup SF
Easy Veggie Pizza with 20 Minute Crust SF
1 Pot Chickpea Sweet Potato Spinach Curry GF, SF
Spring Roll Fried Rice. GF
1 Pot Peanut sauce Veggie Noodles GF
Veggie Lo Mein. GF option
More Recipes with Affordable ingredients in my second book Everyday Kitchen!.
Most of these Burger patties are easily Gluten-free. Sever over salads or part of a bowl.
Grillable Black Bean Sunflower Seed Burgers SF,
Lentil Walnut Burgers SF
Chickpea Sweet Potato Burgers SF
Falafel burgers SF
Easy Pizzas with jarred sauces and seasonal veggies and beans!
Easy Veggie Pizza with 20 Min Crust
Buffalo Chickpea Pizza
Sriracha BBQ Tofu Pizza.
They all look delicious, great ideas. I love beans, I just cook a bunch of them in advance, freeze them and they are ready to be used when time is short
Vegan Richa Support
good idea, thank you for sharing
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Cassie Autumn Tran
These are incredible! I love your kung pao lentils and crunchy Asian salad recipe. They taste fabulous–but I do have to try your butter tofu, peanut butter curry, and vegan pizza!
Funnily enough I have made both of those recently. The Kung Pao sauce in the lentils was both delicious and tasted quite authentic