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    Updated on Jul 18, 2020. Posted on Jul 1, 2020

    26 Meat-Free, Dairy-Free Recipes That Are Perfect For Summer

    Get your grill ready.

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    1. Crispy Gluten-Free Eggplant Parmesan

    Minimalist Baker / Via minimalistbaker.com

    This plant-based recipe requires pan-frying slices of eggplant until they're perfectly battered and tender for a satisfying meal.

    2. Jackfruit Pulled Pork Sliders

    My Darling Vegan / Via mydarlingvegan.com

    If you've never tried jackfruit as a meat substitute, this recipe will wow your taste buds and make you question whether or not you're actually eating the real deal.

    3. Pad Thai Summer Rolls

    Lazy Cat Kitchen / Via lazycatkitchen.com

    These healthy summer rolls are easy to assemble and are so fun to dip in the accompanying dipping sauce. It doesn't hurt that they're really pretty to look at, either!

    4. Vegan Crunchwrap Supreme

    Mindful Avocado / Via mindfulavocado.com

    Make your Taco Bell favorite at home with this veganized copycat recipe.

    5. Roasted Red Pepper Pasta

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    This creamy and savory pasta dish takes only five ingredients to make and can be prepared quickly.

    6. Veggie Tacos with a Balsamic Glaze

    Veganosity / Via veganosity.com

    This recipe forgoes the fake meat and uses summer squash, peppers, and onions in a balsamic glaze for the taco filling.

    7. Vegan Cobb Salad

    The Simple Veganista / Via simple-veganista.com

    This vegan cobb salad recipe makes meat-free replacements, like coconut bacon and a ranch dressing made from cashews.

    Minimlaist Baker / Via minimalistbaker.com

    As long as you have skewers at the ready, this recipe for grilled vegetables is a breeze to make.

    Vegan Richa / Via veganricha.com

    This gem of a recipe proves that it isn't your average broccoli salad with its creamy and tangy sun-dried tomato dressing.

    10. Vegan Burritos

    The Simple Veganista / Via simple-veganista.com

    Black beans, corn sofritos, and rice make for a winning burrito combination.

    11. Cucumber Avocado Salad

    A Virtual Vegan / Via avirtualvegan.com

    A healthy summer salad that is easy to make with just a handful of ingredients. Get the recipe here.

    12. Vegan Stuffed Peppers

    Loving It Vegan / Via lovingitvegan.com

    Stuffed peppers are a staple in my kitchen and can be filled with pretty much whatever you have on hand! If you've yet to try them, follow this recipe here.

    13. Vegan Tempeh Egg Roll Bowls

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    If you've missed the taste of egg rolls on a plant-based diet, you can re-create the same feeling with these tempeh bowls.

    14. White Green Bean Chili Enchiladas

    Emilie Eats / Via emilieeats.com

    This winning recipe is perfect for a dinner party or to eat on your own!

    Rabbit and Wolves / Via rabbitandwolves.com

    Make good use of the ample amount of cherry tomatoes in season with this caprese pasta dish.

    Wallflower Kitchen / Via wallflowerkitchen.com

    If you ask me, the bigger the couscous, the better the salad. Get the recipe here.

    17. Vegetable-Stuffed Zucchini

    From My Bowl / Via frommybowl.com

    This recipe for zucchini boats fills them with asparagus and carrots, but you could substitute any of your favorite vegetables if you want to!

    18. Sweet and Sour Cauliflower

    Contentedness Cooking / Via contentednesscooking.com

    The cauliflower shows off its versatility in this sweet and sour recipe. Serve over rice or the grain of your choosing!

    19. Easy Vegan Strawberry Pie

    Making Thyme For Health / Via makingthymeforhealth.com

    Make use of strawberries while they're in season with an easy pie recipe that uses only six ingredients.

    20. Vegan Macaroni Salad

    My Darling Vegan / Via mydarlingvegan.com

    This filling dish can be served hot right away or chilled for a pasta salad that you can imagine yourself eating outside in the summer breeze.

    21. Tofu Steaks

    My Darling Vegan / Via mydarlingvegan.com

    When in doubt, every vegetarian and vegan should have a go-to tofu recipe — this one is especially great for grilling in the summer.

    22. Mediterranean Orzo Salad

    Veggies Save The Day / Via veggiessavetheday.com

    Tofu feta turns this salad recipe into a savory, cheesy favorite.

    23. Bigger & Batter Portobello Burger

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    Turns out that the more attention you give to your mushrooms before you cook them, the better "burgers" they'll become. Learn how to make awesome portobello burgers here.

    24. Grilled Vegetable Fajitas

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    'Tis the season to be grilling, so why not make fajitas with this recipe?

    25. Ramen Noodle Salad

    Vegan Blueberry / Via veganblueberry.com

    I speak from experience when I say that this recipe for ramen noodle salad is perfect for summer picnics and is almost always a crowd-pleaser.

    26. Vegan Blueberry Cobbler

    Vegan Richa / Via veganricha.com

    Blueberries, cream, and a biscuit crust make for a heavenly dessert recipe.