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    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

    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.