One-pot vegan dinners to save you time and energy


Vegan cooking doesn't have to mean extra effort in the kitchen. Save yourself time and energy with these tasty one-pot recipes – from vegan spaghetti bolognese to mushroom pie to hearty chillies. You'll be amazed at what you can make in just one pan, and you'll have less washing up to do too. Bonus! 

One Pot Vegan Lasagne Easy Recipe

Lazy Lasagne from One Pot Vegan by Roxy Pope & Ben Pook

If you're craving some midweek comfort food, check out Roxy Pope and Ben Pook's Lazy Lasagne - all the delicious flavour you'd expect from a lasagne, minus the effort!

 
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Roasted Squash with Dukkah Vegan Traybake

Roasted Squash, Crispy Lentils, Pomegranate and Dukkah from The Roasting Tin Around The World by Rukmini Iyer 

Bursting with Middle Eastern flavours, this traybake from roasting tin aficionado Rukmini Iyer is just the thing to brighten up a chilly winter evening - the combination of sweet squash, crispy lentils, tangy pomegranate seeds and toasted dukkah is guaranteed to lift the spirits. 

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Braised Sausage All-in-One from Proper Healthy Food by Nick Knowles

Veggie sausages with sweet cherry tomatoes and creamy cannellini beans cooked in cider, this is a tasty traybake dinner that takes just 10 minutes to put together. 

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Escalivada from The Green Roasting Tin by Rukmini Iyer

"This dish is like sitting in an outdoor café in Spain, and can make the dullest supermarket produce sing", says Rukmini. Yes please! Aubergines, tomatoes and peppers are roasted in one tin until sweet and juicy, then drizzled with olive oil and lemon juice and served with basil for a fresh and vibrant dinner.

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One-pot Cajun Rice and Beans from Veganeasy: Delicious Food in 5 Ingredients by Denise Smart

A lightly spiced Cajun dish that uses a few storecupboard staples and parsnips – you can swap the parsnip for carrot or mushrooms if you like. The best part is, this takes less than half an hour to make. 

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Vegetable Chilli from Rachel Ama’s Vegan Eats by Rachel Ama

"This super-hearty, simple chilli is a saviour when I want to make something nutritious and filling without too much fuss", says Rachel Ama. Mixed beans, lentils and the warming spices of chilli, paprika and cumin make up this throw-it-all-in dinner, with minimal washing up to think about. 

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Vegan Chicken Supreme One Pot Recipe

'Chicken' Supreme from One Pot Vegan by Roxy Pope & Ben Pook

Oyster mushrooms make a surprisingly good substitute for chicken in this one-pot recipe from Roxy Pope and Ben Pook. Their meaty texture and rich, umami flavour marry perfectly with the creamy sauce to create a truly luxurious dinner. 

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West African Peanut Stew from Rachel Ama’s Vegan Eats by Rachel Ama

A vibrant dish inspired by Rachel Ama's Sierra Leonean roots, using sweet potatoes, peanut butter, tomato and plenty of fresh coriander. Rachel adds a whole Scotch Bonnet here for fiery heat and flavour, but you can use half if you want a more gentle spice. 

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Ottolenghi Vegan Barley and Mushroom Recipe

Pot Barley and Lentils with Mushrooms and Sweet Spices from Plenty More by Yotam Ottolenghi

This rustic-looking Ottolenghi dish is packed with complex, umami flavours. Earthy porcini and portobello mushrooms are offset by warm spices and fresh tasting herbs and lemon. 

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Vegan Spag Bol from The Happy Pear: Recipes for Happiness by The Happy Pear

This quick take on a family favourite is cooked all in one pot – sauce, spaghetti and all! This might sound odd but it works really well – simply make your sweet lentil Bolognese in a pot, then throw in the pasta and let it cook in the sauce, sucking up all that flavour until al dente. Add nutritonal yeast and soy or tamari for depth of flavour. 

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One Tin Korean-Style Aubergines Vegan Recipe

One-tin Korean-style Aubergines with Spring Onions and Sesame Rice from The Roasting Tin Around The World by Rukmini Iyer

A deceptively simple dish, this Korean-inspired traybake is packed with mouthwatering flavour thanks to sesame oil, rice vinegar, soy sauce, ginger and garlic. Serve with steamed basmati rice for a refreshing midweek meal.

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One-Pan Mushroom and Spinach Pie from Veganeasy: Delicious Food in 5 Ingredients by Denise Smart

You need just five ingredients in this one-pan pie that is ready to eat in just half an hour. A lighter take on a traditional savoury pie, this recipe uses filo pastry and vegan yoghurt, with wholegrain mustard for an extra hit of flavour.

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Aubergine, Chickpea, Tomato Bake Vegan Recipe

Aubergine, Chickpea and Tomato Bake (Musaqa’a) from Falastin: A Cookbook by Sami Tamimi & Tara Wigley

Inspired by the flavours of moussaka, this hearty traybake is flavoured with cumin, cinnamon, and chilli flakes. It's a tasty meal in itself, but it's also delicious piled into a jacket potato or served alongside some grilled tofu.

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Indian Lentil-Cauliflower Soup from Oh She Glows by Angela Liddon

Lentils and cauliflower make for a budget-friendly meal in this homely soup. Swap in other root vegetables if you have them, from squash to parsnip or potato. "The flavour gets better as it sits, so I tend to enjoy the leftovers even more", says Angela.

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Vegan Sweet and Sour Jackfruit

Sweet and Sour Jackfruit Fakeaway from One Pot Vegan by Roxy Pope & Ben Pook

Recreate your favourite Chinese takeaway dish with this sweet and sour "fakeaway" recipe, made with chunks of meaty jackfruit.

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