Ideas for cheap vegan meals for when you want great taste but don't want to spend much. All recipes include fewer than 10 ingredients.
Lots of people believe that vegan cooking is expensive, this is a common misconception. But the reality is that you can create delicious, vegan-friendly dishes that don’t have to break the bank and use easy to find ingredients.
Here is a collection of cheap vegan meal ideas that all contain fewer than 10 ingredients, but taste like they should be much more expensive!
Many of these cheap vegan meal ideas make good use of storecupboard ingredients so you don’t even need to go shopping to make them! Simply keep a good stock of all the basics in your cupboard and cooking delicious but cheap vegan food will suddenly become a lot easier.
This creamy risotto is perfect for asparagus season and easy to make in bulk to feed the whole family.
Perfect for feeding the whole family, this gnocchi recipe is packed with flavour and stirred into a rich and creamy soya cream sauce.
This vegan Balti recipe is packed full of flavour and is perfect to cook in bulk to have later or to share with friends.
For something a bit different, try these sweet potato cakes topped with smashed avocado.
This blend of potatoes, veggies and beans is great for a filling family dinner on a cooler summer evening.
Perfect for sharing, this delicious vegetable tart is pleasing on the eyes and the mouth. You can also swap out the veggies for whatever you have in the fridge.
This Jerk Jamaican tofu is paired with pineapple salsa and coconut rice for a meal packed with flavour.
Popular in tapas bars across Andalusia, this easy recipe means you can enjoy tapas from the comfort of your own home.
Full of summery flavours, this lunch recipe utilises simple and tasty ingredients for a quick and delicious lunch.
For a hearty classic family meal at home, try this sausage casseroles that is full of flavour.
This sweet potato salad would be a great addition for a summer barbeque or a picnic with friends.
This pasta bake recipe is loaded with carbs and cheesy goodness, perfect for a family dinner.
Store-bought vegan halloumi just doesn’t match up to the real thing, but this recipe gets the taste and texture spot on.
This recipe is perfect for a light lunch or served with freshly baked bread for something more filling.
This endlessly customisable taco recipe is easy to make for lunches with friends or for on the go.
This healthy casserole recipe is packed with delicious vegan cheese and topped with chickpeas.
Ready in just 15 minutes, this stir fry recipe is very versatile. You can swap out the veggies for whatever you have in the fridge.
This delicious recipe is a great option for a quick and easy dinner. It’s healthy, hearty and completely vegan! A great vegan budget recipe to share.
The perfect finger food for your next party. This vegan recipe is very quick to put together and you can easily substitute ingredients for whatever you have in your fridge.
This mac and cheese recipe is so simple to make and will please even the pickiest of eaters!
If you’re craving some crispy, fried vegan food, try this recipe for a delicious snack or on the side of your dinner.
Potato rosti are a great source of protein and this recipe from the Vegan Recipe Club is easy to make in bulk and freeze to have later.
For the easiest and spiciest Italian meal at home, try this pasta dish from taste.com. You can also swap out the chillies to make it less spicy.
This recipe by I Love Vegan is perfect for summer dinner and easy to batch cook for weekday lunches on the go.
This delicious vegan soup is simple to make and just perfect for when you need to warm up after an autumn walk.
With only three ingredients, this recipe is perfect to rustle up when you’re short of time but still want a delicious meal.
For a simple and easy lunch option, try this white bean soup recipe.
This traditional vegan chicken pie recipe is perfect for a hearty family dinner.
Don’t miss out on delicious burgers, this recipe is not only healthy but easy and quick to make.
This easy and comforting recipe uses seasonal ingredients that are easy to find.