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    Updated on Jun 18, 2019. Posted on Dec 26, 2018

    27 Vegan Recipes For Beginners That Are Really Easy

    From lasagna to macaroni and cheese, here are all the vegan staples you should know how to cook.

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    1. Super Simple Vegan Mac and Cheese

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    You'll need a blender or food processor to make the sauce, but if you can handle that, this recipe will take care of all the rest. Easy!

    2. Easy Lentil Meatballs

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    This super-easy recipe basically calls for blending all ingredients in a food processor, molding them into balls, and then baking. Easy-peasy!

    3. One Pot Creamy Garlic Pasta

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    If you're in the mood for a savory, creamy dish look no further than this recipe.

    4. Sticky Sesame Cauliflower

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    All you need is one cauliflower head to make a giant batch of this recipe, which actually serves 4!

    5. Super Simple Vegan Pad Thai

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    This recipe makes for a classic dish done easy.

    6. Lasagna with Cashew Spinach Ricotta

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    This lasagna recipe is as easy as they get: layers of ground faux meat, vegetables, and cashew spinach ricotta. Yes please!

    7. Super Simple Vegan Burrito Bowl

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    It takes less than 20 minutes to make this awesome recipe for a burrito bowl and accompanying creamy avocado dressing.

    8. 3 Ingredient Vegan Gnocchi

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    You can't really beat a recipe with only three ingredients, can you? Hope you have russet potatoes and kamut flour at the ready for this one.

    9. 5 Ingredient Vegan Tacos

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    This recipe combines black beans and TVP (textured vegetable protein) to make a delicious taco meal.

    10. Easy Hash Browns with Vegan Caper Mayo

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    This simple recipe will have you grated onions and potatoes and tossing with flour and spices for a quick-and-easy dish.

    11. Teriyaki Noodle Stir Fry

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    Make sure to to use agave or coconut nectar instead of honey in this recipe to keep it vegan — or cut it altogether!

    12. Crispy Carrot Patties

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    This recipe makes about 15 cutlets and takes only 30 minutes.

    13. Santa Fe Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

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    These peppers are quite easy to make + stuff with all the good stuff. Get the recipe here.

    14. Vegan Taco Casserole

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    A recipe that combines the taste of nachos and the ease of a casserole is one you'll have to add to your list.

    15. Vegan Spinach Artichoke Dip

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    Creamy cashews, artichoke hearts, and frozen spinach make this recipe stand out among any chips or crackers you might decide to serve it with.

    16. Easy Vegan Fried Rice

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    You can prep this recipe in 15 minutes time, and it takes only a handful of ingredients.

    17. Simple Vegan Jambalaya

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    This recipe takes only 10 minutes to prep and will yield up to 8 servings — aka leftovers for days!

    18. One Pot Mushroom Stroganoff

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    This lighter twist on a classic recipe is both quick to prep (5 minutes!) and can be made in just one pan.

    19. Best Veggie Burger

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    This simple recipe claims that it won't fall apart and is grill-able!

    20. Thai Red Curry with Vegetables

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    You can include any of the vegetables that you have in your fridge for this curry recipe. Yum!

    21. Vegan Buddha Bowl

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    A great vegan meal option is always a buddha bowl, and luckily you can make them with whatever you have around! Not sure where to start? Try this recipe.

    22. Cheesy Broccoli Rice Casserole

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    This savory favorite takes 15 minutes to prep, and 15 minutes to cook. 30 minutes and you're finished with this recipe!

    23. Vegan Quesadillas

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    As long as you have shredded vegan cheese available, this recipe is so, so easy.

    24. Magic Garlicky Tofu

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    Once you've baked your tofu, this recipe will turn it into this next-level deliciousness.

    25. Vegetarian Sloppy Joes

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    This recipe calls for cooked lentils as the base.

    26. Blackened Tempeh with Avocado, Kale and Cajun Ranch

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    This recipe can be eaten alone in a bowl or be turned into a wrap!

    27. Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies

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    If you thought you'd have to give these up after going vegan, you were so very wrong. Get the recipe here.