30 Vegan Recipes You’ll Want to Cook This Fall
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Another month, another fresh batch of vegan recipes! As fall approaches, it’s natural to want to cozy up inside, and what better way to welcome the season than with food! September also marks the beginning of Pumpkin Spice Everything season; love it or hate it, the seasonal frenzy is back for the next four months. Embrace the season. Pick up some warm spices, seasonal produce, and perhaps an actual pumpkin, and try out these 30 plant-based recipes perfect for fall.

30 Vegan Recipes You’ll Want to Cook This Fall

1. Vegan Deep Dish Pizza

deep dish pizza

One thick slice is all you need. Deep dish pizza has often been frowned upon by pizza aficionados, degrading it to a casserole. Whatever you want to call it, there is no arguing that this epic creation of fluffy crust, baked veggies, and tons of vegan cheese is incredibly delicious and satisfying.

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2. Vegan Zucchini ‘Meatballs’

Vegan Zucchini Meatballs

You don’t need animals to make hearty meatballs. Zucchinis add great texture and moisture, in addition to cutting the fat and calories. This meal can also be put together quickly, so bookmark it for the next time you need a quick meal on the table.

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3. Vegan Carrot Halwa

Carrot Halwa

What is halwa? It’s an Indian dessert that tastes like crumbles from the moistest, most flavorful carrot cake you’ve ever had. It’s seasoned with cardamon for an unexpected flavor profile, and it’s full of texture thanks to the addition of pistachios and raisins. Give it a try; you won’t be disappointed.

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4. Sweet Corn and Courgette Fritters

Courgette and corn fritters

Fritters are a classic. Even better, they’re hard to mess them up. For those not keen on improvising, this recipe should be your new fritter go-to.

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5. Vegan Orange Chicken with Soy Curls

orange chicken soy curls

Let’s be real. Orange chicken is all about the sauce. Recreate this westernized Chinese takeout dish at home with this spot-on vegan recipe.

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6. Vegan Tofu Halloumi

vegan tofu halloumiTraditionally, Halloumi is a soft, salty white cheese made with sheep or goat’s milk, served grilled or fried. This tofu version replicates the taste and texture of this Lebanese appetizer using lemon, nutritional yeast, and a waffle iron. Brilliant.

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7. Mashed Cauliflower Green Bean Casserole

Mashed Cauliflower Green Bean Casserole

You’ve never seen a green bean casserole like this before.

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8. Zucchini Noodles with Portobello Bolognese

zucchini noodles with vegan portobello bolognese

Fall foods don’t have to be heavy. Enjoy the same flavors and textures of classic spaghetti bolognese without feeling sluggish afterwards.

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9. Creamy Mac and Peas

vegan pasta peas creamy alfredo sauce

Forget the box mix. This cheesy childhood comfort food comes together almost as fast, and it’s made with pure, plant-based ingredients.

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10. Easy Thai Pra Ram Tofu

easy Thai pra ram tofu peanut butter sauce

Even self-proclaimed tofu haters will fall in love with this main meal. Smother anything in peanut sauce, and we’ll eat it.

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11. Chickpea Nuggets

Chickpea Nuggets Vegan Gluten-Free

Yes, even vegans and the health-conscious can enjoy a version of chicken nuggets.

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12. Walnut Meat Tacos with Lime Cashew Cream

walnut meat tacos lime cashew sour cream

Bookmark this for the next taco tuesday. Make a big batch, create a taco bar, and invite friends! Even the gluten-free crowd is welcome; these tacos are safe.

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13. Korma Stuffed Sweet Potatoes with a Garlic Tahini Dressing

Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

This takes stuffed sweet potatoes to a whole new level.

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14. Thai Pineapple Fried Rice

Pineapple papaya fried rice

There’s a lot going on in this dish. Proves you don’t need an egg to make exceptional fried rice.

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15. Smoky Jackfruit ‘Chicken’ Salad

smoky jackfruit chicken salad

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: jackfruit is the new meat. This recipe tastes just like chicken.

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16. Miso-Grilled Aubergine and Cucumber Pickle Rice Bowl

Miso grilled aubergine & cucumber pickle rice bowl

Want to cook like Jamie Oliver? Follow this recipe for an Asian-inspired lunch or dinner. Chopsticks optional.

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17. Southern Sweet Potato and Jalapeño Biscuits with Earl Grey Gravy and Maple Grilled Mushrooms

southern style biscuits gravy mushrooms

Biscuits and gravy on a whole new level. This recipe is perfect for a Sunday supper.

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18. Redeeming Green Soup with Lemon and Cayenne

redeeming green soup

Take preventive measures against the cold and flu season. This green soup is packed with nutrients, so your immune system can take on anything that comes your way.

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19. ‘Fatty’ Taquitos

fatty taquitos

Yes, you can actually make your own taquitos – they don’t all come from the frozen food section. Once you try the homemade version, you’ll never go back to the microwave.

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20. Coconut Curry Soup with Sweet Potato Noodles

coconut curry soup

They say it takes hours to build a decent broth. Well, they haven’t tried this recipe. Throw together this delicious and nutritious soup on a weeknight for an easy dinner you’re sure to enjoy.

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21. Crispy Cauliflower Tacos with Chipotle Crema

crispy cauliflower tacos chipotle crema

More tacos, because there is more than one Tuesday in September.

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22. Rainbow Slaw with Sweet Tahini Dressing

rainbow slaw sweet tahini dressing

No one will know this slaw is loaded with antioxidants and nutrient-dense veggies – they’ll be distracted by the creamy tahini dressing and generous chunks of citrus and avocado. It’s a side that eats like a meal.

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23. White Bean Masala Smothered Sweet Potatoes

bean masala sweet potatoes

“Smothered” just makes everything better. Burritos, biscuits, french toast…gussy up the humble sweet potato and smother to your heart’s desire.

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24. Turmeric Rice with Coconut Kale

Coconut Kale with Turmeric Rice

Back to the basics. However, this simple grains and greens bowl is anything but boring. Don’t skip the coconut – it makes the dish.

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25. Minestrone Soup with Arugula

Minestrone Soup with Arugula

Fall is the season of soups. Add this to your soup rotation and cozy up to a comforting bowl of nourishment.

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26. Pumpkin Cannelloni

Pumpkin cannelloni

Combine two loves in one: pumpkin and Italian food. Swap the ricotta for pumpkin and the red sauce for a  luxurious vegan bechamel. This dish is great for a dinner party.

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27. Kale, Lentil, and Roasted Beet Salad

kale lentil roasted beet salad'

The secret to a good kale salad? Massage your kale. It might sound silly, but a little TLC helps to break down the tough fibers and tenderize the leaves and stems, so you’re not gnawing through your salad for hours.

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28. Vegan Paella

Vegan Paella

Mimic a traditionally seafood-based paella with spices, “meaty” mushrooms, and artichoke hearts.

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29. Vegan Pumpkin Ravioli

Pumpkin Ravioli

Everyone should try to make their own pasta at least once. You don’t need a fancy machine, just a little time and manual labor. Trust us, this dish is totally worth it.

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30. Summer Pita Bowl

summer pita bowl

Going to a potluck? These pita pockets are easy to make, travel well, and are a hit at parties. Follow the recipe exactly or get creative with fillings on your own. Just be sure to make a bunch; they’ll go fast!

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30 Vegan Recipes You’ll Want to Cook This Fall
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