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It is undeniable that when people are invited for dinner at a vegetarian host place, most people expect something unpleasant, such as old fried walnuts or regular lentils and rice with crushed cakes or apple puree as dessert. So what to expect. What to know about vegan dinner meals?

Even world-class chefs prefer vegan dishes – and why not, with all the tasteful options out there! Some ideas: Start with a “vegan foam” of greens on your main plate. For those times you want a sandwich, there are always delicious alternatives to meat burgers. May we suggest vegan ingredients like tomatoes, cucumber, and avocado or plant-based alternatives like breadfruit and avocado mayonnaise.

Whether you want to prepare snacks to entertain guests or prepare ready-made snacks, I have some very delicious vegan dinner meals that will make your table look very fashionable anyway.

Vegan Dinner Meals

Spinach Mini Vegan Quiches

These mini vegan quiches are a great, low-carb, high-protein breakfast that you can bring to work or school. They’re loaded with healthy ingredients like baby spinach, mushrooms, onions, garlic, and spices and you can top them with cheese if desired.

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Ingredients: (makes 40 mini quiches)

  • One cup of milk
  • 1/2 cup of cream
  • One cup Mushrooms
  • Two small or medium size Zucchinis
  • ¼ cup Cornflour
  • One teaspoon Garlic
  • ½ cup Cheese (mixed gruyere and parmesan)
  • 1/2 Red onion
  •  120g Baby spinach
  • Three eggs + Two egg yolks
  • salt and pepper

Vegan Burger

Did you know that vegan burgers are made from various types of beans, grains, veggies, and other plant-based foods? These vegan burgers can be cooked in a pan or on a grill with a little olive oil.

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  • ¼ cup Corn
  • One cup Canned black beans
  • 100g Cremini mushrooms
  • Two cups Rolled oats
  • ½ Green bell pepper
  • One large piece of Cooked beet
  • 1/2 Red onion
  • One tsp Salt
  • One tsp Garlic powder
  • One tsp Onion powder
  • One tsp Cumin
  • One tsp Smoked paprika
  • Pepper to taste
  • Drizzle of olive oil
  • Two slices Cheese
  • 200g Fresh shiitake
  • Mayo you can choose of your own choice
  • A few leaves of lettuce
  • Two-piece Burger buns
  • Few slices of red onion

Vegetarian Cheese Board

Whether you are going to a social event or want to gift your loved ones with a meal, this vegetarian cheese board is a real treat. Add some homemade biscuits and fruits, and you have a super stylish snack board that will amaze your guest!

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  • Bread/Crackers: baguette, ciabatta, breadsticks, crostini, multigrain crackers, water crackers, parmesan crisps.
  • Fresh fruits: raspberries, tangerines, pear, grapes, olives, cornichon pickles.
  • Dried fruits: apricots, figs.
  • Nuts: almonds, Marcona almonds, cashews.
  • Spreads: apricot spread, chutney, honey.
  • Mozzarella, provolone, parmesan, ricotta, cheddar, string cheese, Blue cheese

Cheese Tacos

This is a very simple recipe for cheese tacos. It’s quick and easy to make, and will give you a big change in flavor from your normal tacos.

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  • Olive oil
  • 2 ears of corn, husked
  • 1 small red onion, cut into 1/4″-thick rings
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 pound halloumi or other grilling cheese, sliced into 16 planks 
  • 8 small tortillas
  • Sliced avocado, fresh tomato salsa, cilantro, and lime wedges (for serving)


  1. Prepare a roast pan over medium-high heat; fully grease the grill with oil
  2.  Lightly coat the corn with oil and season with salt and pepper. Put the onion and butter in a small bowl and season with salt and pepper. Grilled both by turning them frequently until they are soft and charred in some places. Corn takes 10-15 minutes and onions 4-5 minutes. Let the corn cool down a bit.
  3. Brush the cheese with oil, season with salt and pepper, and roast, turning once until it is browned and warm, about 2 minutes per side. 
  4. Heat tortillas on the surface of a microwave or cold grill until they are tender and pliable. Divide the cheese into tortillas, then add corn, onions, avocado, salsa, and cilantro. Serve with lemon wedges.


Ratatouille is a vegetable dish originating from the French Provence region of southern France. It is a dish of stewed vegetables, typically including tomato sauce, onion, eggplant, courgette, and peppers. The dish is thought to have been created as a means of using up the overabundance of vegetables that are present in the summer months.


Ingredients for sauce:

  • 900gr Tomatoes
  • 200 gr carrots
  • 100 gr celery stalk
  • 250 gr pepper
  • 60 gr chili pepper
  • 200 gr onions
  • Two cloves garlic
  • One tbsp herbs de Provence
  • One tbsp salt
  • One tbsp sugar
  • 60gr butter 
  • Thyme and basil

Ingredients for the top layer:

  • 7 oz of potato
  • 7 oz of onion
  • 5 oz of pepper
  • 10 oz of tomato
  • ½ pound of eggplant
  • ½ pound of zucchini
  • ½ pound of marrow squash
  • Two fl oz of olive oil
  • Two tsp of salt
  • Thyme

Paneer Pulao

Paneer Pulao is exotic rice, very easy to prepare, and delicious. It is an excellent side dish for getting together or after a busy day of work. Paneer Pulao is well accompanied with yogurt or soup. It will also make a great pack for lunch.

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  • One inch ginger
  • Three green chilies
  • Two small tomato
  • One medium onion
  • two garlic cloves
  • 375-gram paneer
  • Two tbsp butter
  • One tsp cumin
  • 8-10 peppercorn
  • two small cinnamon sticks
  • ½ cup fresh coriander
  • ¼ cup mint
  • two tbsp cooking oil
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp garam masala
  • One bay leaf
  • Four cloves
  • Two cups-soaked basmati rice
  • Two cups hot water
  • One cup hot milk
  • One tsp salt
  • Three tbsp fried onions
  • One tsp ghee

Mushroom Bruschetta

This mushroom bruschetta is the perfect party appetizer, and every bite-sized toast has a fantastic flavor because every bite of garlic crostini comes with a mixture of caramelized garlic and salted mushrooms and glaze with balsamic vinegar. Since it contains few ingredients, it is important to use the best you can find, including mushrooms, olive oil, and balsamic vinegar.

mushroom bruschetta


  • One small baguette, thinly sliced (about 24 slices)
  • Three tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • One clove garlic
  • 37 g scallions minced
  • 100 g Maitake mushrooms, cleaned and shredded
  • 100 g Shiitake mushrooms, cleaned, stems removed, and sliced
  • 100 g Shimeji mushrooms, root end, trimmed and separated
  • One teaspoon of fresh thyme leaves
  • salt and pepper
  • One tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • One tablespoon minced flat-leaf parsley


  1. Put a grill in the middle and preheat to 170°C.
  2.  Pour one tablespoon of olive oil into a small bowl and use a pastry brush to lightly grease the top of each slice of bread.
  3.  Place on the baking tray and bake it for about 6 to 7 minutes until crostini is golden brown and crispy.
  4.  When the crostini is ready, take the pan out of the oven and touch a garlic clove in each bite.
  5. In a pan, Fry, add two tablespoons of olive oil and chopped garlic; fry until the garlic is golden brown and caramelized; add mushrooms and thyme, and fry until most of the moisture in the mushrooms evaporates, and the outside becomes golden brown. 
  6. Season with salt and pepper, then add the balsamic vinegar. Add mushrooms to get a smooth glaze. 
  7. If no liquid remains, turn off the heat, add the parsley, occasionally stirring to distribute it evenly.
  8. Let the mushrooms cool to room temperature. When you are ready to serve bruschetta, pour the mushroom mixture over each slice of crostini.

Green Peas and Cheese Curry

Green peas and cheese curry is a popular dish in North India. The mixture of green peas, fresh coriander leaves, turmeric powder, red chili powder, and crushed ginger gives it its color. The dish is cooked with onion and garlic to give it its flavor.

vegan dinner meals

Ingredients :

  • 250 gm Paneer
  • Two medium onion
  • 1/2 cup Peas
  • Three medium tomatoes
  • 1/2 inch Ginger
  • 6-8 pcs of garlic 
  • One tbsp Coriander leaves
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  •  1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
  •  One tsp coriander powder
  • One tsp Kashmiri red chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp Garam masala powder
  • One tsp dry fenugreek leaves 
  • Two tbsp Fresh cream 
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • Four tbsp oil
  • salt taste

Avocado Gazpacho Soup

When we go to dinner, we prefer light dishes as an appetizer, and gazpacho is a great recipe. It is refreshing, refines the flavor beautifully, and is light enough to arouse the guests’ appetite for the side dishes. This recipe is filled with the aromas of juicy heirloom tomatoes, basil, coriander, tarragon, and garlic, and the taste of lime juice is perfect.

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  •    Five Cups Green heirloom tomatoes cubed 
  •    Two Avocados
  •    One Lime
  •    Basil   ¼ Cup
  •    Cilantro    ¼ Cup 
  •    Five Tarragon 
  •    Two cloves Garlic
  •    One Serrano Pepper   
  •    Salt to taste

Cheesy Hand Pies

Sometimes, you just want to make something quick and easy, and these cheesy hand pies are perfect for that. Cheesy, buttery, flaky goodness that’s ready in less than 30 minutes.

cheese hand pies


  • One cup frozen unsalted butter   
  • Two large eggs 
  • 2 1/2 cups All-purpose flour, plus more for surface 
  • 2 1/4 tsp Salt 
  • 3 Tbsp. parsely
  • 3/4 tsp black pepper
  • 4 oz. Feta
  • 6 oz.Shredded mozzarella 


  1. Put the salt and flour in a bowl – mix them. Knead the butter directly into the bowl through the large hole of the grater, stirring by hand from time to time to prevent it from sticking. Stir with a fork and add water per teaspoon as needed until a fluffy batter is form.
  2. Put the batter and dry food on a clean workbench. Knead for about 2 minutes until the dough is smooth and moist. Chill for At least 1 hour in plastic wrap.
  3. Place the grid on the upper and lower thirds of the oven; preheat to 350°F. Stir the eggs in a medium bowl to get them mixed well. Transfer half of the egg to a small bowl, In a medium bowl, add feta cheese to the remaining eggs, then mash them with a fork until smooth. Carefully add mozzarella cheese and dill until combined; season with pepper and the remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt.
  4. Cut the dough in half. Flour your counter, then roll out each dough ball into 16×8-inch squares. Use a spatula to cut each rectangle into eight squares—Preheat oven to 350°F. Place two sheets of parchment paper on baking sheets and move them to the refrigerator for 10 minutes.
  5. Brush the sides of the cake with beaten eggs. Place a tablespoon of cheese filling in the center of each square. Fold the dough and press down with a fork to seal. Bake the pie for 30-35 minutes by turning the pan from top to bottom and back again. Turn it some more if needed until it is brown and crispy. Let the cake cool for 10 minutes before serving.

Sweet Onion Tarts

Seriously; who else would drool over those delicious tarts? This is one of my favorite great vegetarian recipes! Slowly cook the sweet onions and add them to the vegan cream cheese. The pie is covered with balsamic glaze and plenty of thyme. The result is a flaky cake, with every bite exuding flavor.

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  • Brown Onions  1kg  
  • Brown Sugar  1/4 Cup
  • Olive Oil  1/4 Cup 
  • Frozen Ready-Rolled Puff Pastry  2 sheets
  • Balsamic Vinegar  1/4 Cup
  • Feta Cheese (crumbled)  100g 

Dahi Baingan

Eggplant grilled with yogurt is a classic eggplant dish. This dish is exquisite but easy to make. It’s always surprising that you can make such a hearty dish with a few simple ingredients.  I am in love with this Dahl Baingan dish which is simply delicious and can be paired with white rice or roti.

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  • One onion
  • One big size brinjal
  • One spoon of ginger garlic paste
  • Turmeric powder
  • Red chili powder
  • Garam masala powder
  • Cumin powder
  • Coriander powder
  • One cup curd
  • one bay leaf
  • Two Dry red chilies
  • Cumin seed
  • Salt to taste and oil for cooking

Tofu With Basil Pesto

They are easy to prepare and a very creative dish. Diced tofu sprinkled with basil pesto. This is a good snack that can be served to guests or served as a side dish on a plate.

healthy organic tofu salad


  • One block Tofu 
  • Two tbsp Chickpea Flour 
  • Two Garlic Cloves   
  • One tsp Salt
  • One tsp Pepper
  • 1/4 cup Olive Oil 
  • One cup Basil Leaves 
  • 1/4 cup Walnuts 
  • 1/2 cup Lime Juice 

Thai Broccoli And Coriander Soup

This delicious soup is one of our favorite vegetarian dinner recipes. The green vegetables and creamy coconut were mixed together in less than half an hour. Enjoy a perfect quick dinner on a cold night, when you want something warm but don’t have time to cook.

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  • ⅓ cup green curry paste
  • One pound broccoli florets, chopped
  • Two cups baby spinach leaves, plus more to serve
  • Two shredded scallions
  • Two cups cilantro leaves 
  • One can coconut milk
  • Three cups Water
  • Salt and black pepper
  • Store-bought crispy shallots or onions, to serve


  1. Heat a medium pan and put the curry paste, let simmer for about 1 minute. Stir occasionally
  2. Add coconut milk, water, salt, and pepper, and bring to a boil. Add broccoli, cover, and then cook for 10 minutes more. Remove from heat until broccoli is soft; add spinach leaves and half a coriander.
  3. Use a hand blender to stir the soup until smooth. Spread out on a plate, top with spinach, leftover coriander, spring onions, and shallots.

Veggie Pasta Salad

I love pasta, it’s one of my favorite dishes and it is very easy to prepare, here is a simple recipe that you can make after a busy day at work, I’m sure that all the ingredients are already in your storage.

veggie pasta salad

Pasta Salad Ingredients:

  • 300g asparagus
  • 40g parsley
  • 1/2lb pasta
  • 1/4 red onion
  • 350g cherry tomatoes
  • 200g artichoke
  • 1 cup canned chickpeas

Dressing Ingredients:

  • generous pinch dried oregano
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Tofu Pita Wraps

The key to making these very delicious sandwiches is to Squeeze the tofu to remove as much moisture as possible so that it absorbs oil, spices, and in short, flavor. Cut the tofu into bite-sized pieces and fry them with plenty of seasoning until the edges are crispy.

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  • firm tofu drained  1 block 
  • extra-virgin olive oil  3 Tbsp
  • ground coriander 2 tsp. 
  • red onion, thinly sliced 1/2 
  • seasoned rice vinegar  3 Tbsp. 
  • crushed red pepper flakes  1/2 tsp. 
  • whole-milk Greek yogurt 1/2 cup 
  • ground cinnamon  1/2 tsp. 
  • salt, plus more  1 tsp.
  • garlic clove, finely grated  1 small
  • smoked Spanish paprika  2 tsp. 
  • 4 pitas, warmed
  • 2 Persian or mini cucumbers, thinly sliced lengthwise
  • Mint leaves (for serving)


  1. Preheat the oven to 425°F. Put the onion and the vinegar in a bowl, squeeze the tofu into a medium-sized bowl to remove water; if it starts to crack, please do not worry.
  2. When no more liquid comes out, cut the tofu into 1/2-inch pieces and place it on a large rimmed baking sheet.
  3. Stir in the oil, add the coriander, pepper, red pepper flakes, cinnamon, and one teaspoon of salt. Stir well and coat with tofu. Turn it once or twice until the edges are crispy and golden brown; for 20 to 25 minutes, the tofu will become crispier when it cools.
  4. Mix yogurt and garlic in a small bowl; add salt. Collect the yogurt by dividing it into small pits, then tofu, cucumber, dried, pickled onions, and a handful of mint.

Spinach And Ricotta Ravioli

Really classic Italian homemade ravioli. This dish is full of love and tradition and it is very delicious! Fresh spinach and ricotta batter fried with butter. It is a guaranteed success when Cooking ravioli for family and friends.

spinach ricotta ravioli


  • 330g fresh pasta (to make it yourself 300g flour, 3 eggs, a pinch of salt, and semolina flour)
  • 125g ricotta
  • 50g parmesan 
  • 250g spinach, preferably fresh
  • 50g butter
  • 1 clove garlic
  • A splash of olive oil 
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 16 leaves salvia (depending on how strong the taste is)
  • Salt and pepper

Stuffed Bell Peppers

For these delicious stuffed peppers, I decided to cut them in half so that they can be cooked easier and faster. The red peppers give each dish a pleasant light color. Stuffed peppers are delicious and can be used as a snack or side dish. I hope you enjoy this recipe as much as I do!

stuffed bell peppers


  • Six Capsicum 
  • One cup of cooked brown rice
  • One cup Button mushrooms 
  • Two medium-sized & finely chopped Onion 
  • Four minced Garlic cloves 
  • One tbsp  red chili paste
  • Salt to taste
  • One cup Mozzarella cheese


  •  1/2 tsp Oregano
  •  1/2 tsp Italian seasoning
  • Half red pepper diced (Optional)

Vegetarian Pizza

It is traditionally a recipe of Italian cuisine, but it is very popular worldwide. There are different variations and types of pizza recipes. However, this recipe is a simple recipe of veggies pizza cooked in an oven. The filling can be changed according to your preferences. You can even add meat to non-vegetarians eaters. Organize a homemade pizza party for all your vegetarian friends with this delicious plant-based pizza recipe.

vegetarian pizza

For the pizza dough:

  • ½ cup warm water
  • One tsp sugar
  • One tsp dry yeast
  • Two cups maida / plain flour / all-purpose flour
  • salt to taste
  • Three tbsp olive oil
  • water as required (to knead)

For toppings:

  • Three tbsp of pizza tomato sauce
  • Five mushrooms (thinly sliced)
  • Three tbsp onion 
  • ¼ cup capsicum
  • Nine pickled jalapeños 
  • ¼ cup black olives
  • ½ cup grated mozzarella cheese
  • ½ tsp oregano / Italian seasonings / mixed herbs

Chilli Paneer

Chilli paneer is a popular Indo china dish. Chili Paneer is a spicy snack, designed for many people who like spicy food. Chili cheese can also be used as a side dish. It is delicious and easy to make. You can try following this recipe at home to make the restaurant chili sauce because it is very easy to make.

Paneer Chilli


For Frying Paneer:

  • 250 gm cottage cheese (paneer)
  • Three tbsp cornflour
  • ¼ Tsp crushed black pepper
  • Five Tbsp all-purpose flour (maida)
  • Some oil
  • Some water
  • Salt to taste

For Sauce:

  • Two Medium-sized capsicums cut into big squares
  • 1/4 cup chopped spring onion
  • One Big onion – cut into big pieces & separated
  • One Tbsp chopped garlic & 2 small slit green chilies
  • One Tsp honey
  • One Tbsp cornflour + 2 tbsp water
  • One Tbsp  soy sauce
  • Four Kashmiri red chilies soaked in water & 1-inch ginger
  • One tbsp tomato ketchup
  • 1/2 Tsp crushed black pepper
  • Some lemon juice
  • Some water
  • Some cooking oil
  • Salt to taste


Next time you decided to invite for dinner, impress your guests with the exquisite yummy menu and make them wonder what’s on each plate…or not!
Go and prepare yourself for your next vegetarian dinner, and try to maintain the integrity, by the taste and texture of the delicious meals you are used to without meat. For the Bonus, You will add rich and colorful content to the table.
The abundance of vegetables highlights the rainbow that everyone will see on Instagram before eating.
Another thing that needs to plan is time to understand exactly how long it takes to prepare and present, so you don’t have to wait any longer or let your guest feel hungry.
It is okay to check the recipe’s cooking time, but different ovens and ranges have different cooking times. Many vegetarian dishes or side dishes can also be prepared in advance, saving you a lot of time.
I hope you will enjoy all these recipes that will melt your mouth and heart!

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