Quick, plant-based dinner ideas that make vegan midweek cooking a breeze, from a curry in a hurry to a 12-minute pasta.
Make your meat-free curry in a hurry with this one-pot cauli korma, complete with a creamy sauce packed with cauliflower, sweet potato, flaked almonds and plump raisins.
This simple one-tin aubergine wonder takes its inspiration from punchy Korean-style flavours, using gochugaru, or red pepper flakes, to bring a smoky sweetness to the dish. Featuring a bed of rice to add extra sustenance, the whole tin takes just 45 minutes to prep and cook.
Ainsley's Moroccan-inspired root veg tagine is bursting with flavour thanks to a heady mix of spices. Serve alongside the recommended mint and pistachio cous cous for a hearty and fragrant midweek dinner.
Melissa's verdant pasta is a shining example of what you can achieve with a few hardworking ingredients and just 12 minutes of your time. Like many of the recipes in Eat Green, this dish is flexitarian, so you can opt to make it fully plant-based with extra capers and vegan cheese.
Vegan midweek cooking doesn't get more comforting, economical or delicious than this. Make up a big batch at the start of the week and it'll keep in the fridge for four days so you can enjoy bowl after warming bowl.
A brilliant vegan dish with punchy Asian flavours, this recipe from Vegan on the Go is designed to be quick and easy to make for a lunch al-desko.
This easy one-pan pie recipe from Veganeasy is quick to make and is wonderfully comforting yet has a light, fresh feel. It's full of nutritious veg to power you through the week, and leaves you with delicious leftovers.
This comforting recipe from There's a Vegan in the House for lentil meatballs with a fiery arrabbiata sauce makes a simple go-to dinner, and with suggestions for how to adjust the recipe for meat-eaters too, it can be easily adapted to keep everyone around the table happy.
Get dinner on the table in 15 minutes max and perfect your vegan pasta game with three vegan variations on the Italian classic, cacio e pepe, made using just vegan cheese, pasta water and black pepper, as well as more variations with Cheesy Basil and Sun-Dried Tomato Sauce, and Olive and Grilled Courgette Sauce.
Mexican night can be vegan-friendly too with Saskia Gregson-Williams' enchiladas from her cookbook, Naturally Sassy. Filled with sweet potato and tomato and topped with an avocado cream, they are ready in under 45 minutes for an easy midweek meal.
Brighten up your lunch or dinner with this recipe from There's a Vegan in the House, topped with a deliciously fresh lemon and yogurt sauce. This winter warmer can be adapted for non-vegans by using milk yogurt for the sauce, so everyone around the table can enjoy the same meal whether they're vegan or otherwise.
Another brilliant recipe from Buddha Bowls, this dish is full of Italian flavours and makes protein-packed silken tofu the star of the show. Perfect for a substantial dinner or for taking to work in a lunchbox.
This incredibly easy vegan curry from Good Food Eat Well: Fasting Day Recipes can be quickly whipped up during the week and also works really well as leftovers. Naturally low in calories, it's a great option for those looking to slim down too.
Anyone claiming vegan food is boring should be served this beautiful and flavour-packed recipe from Meera Sodha's Fresh India. Plump baby aubergines burst at the seams with a mix of peanut, coconut and spices making for a great vegan curry.
Ideal for a weeknight, this simple one-dish dinner from Rukmini Iyer's The Green Roasting Tin combines earthy beets, chickpeas, warming Indian spices and coconut for a flavourful, filling supper.
Based on chickpeas and aubergines, this twist on a much-loved classic is rich, creamy and filling. From The Happy Pear: Recipes For Happiness, this recipe will be on the table in just 15 minutes; a brilliant midweek meal that just happens to be vegan.
From the best-selling cookbook, The Art Of Eating Well by the Hemsley sisters, you can be sure that this is going to be a tasty dish. Red split lentils, coconut, fiery ginger and plenty of veg, this is a simple one-pot supper that's perfect for midweek.
This slow-cooker supper is packed with veg, lentils and spice. Hearty comfort food that's healthy, too.
Veggie sausages with cherry tomatoes and cannellini beans cooked in cider, this recipe from Nick Knowles' Proper Healthy Food is vegan comfort food at its best. Throw all the ingredients in a roasting tin and let the oven do the rest – perfect for a midweek meal.