15 Great Vegan Recipes on Spoon Guru

As another Veganuary starts to draw to a close, there are no doubt many who have been inspired to continue the culinary adventure. We’ve picked 15 of our favourite recipes from the app and put them into one place so you can be inspired.

Remember to ‘favourite’ your favourite recipes in the app so you can find them again quickly and easily! To do this simply tap on the ‘heart’ icon in the top right corner of the recipe and it will be automatically added to the Favourites section of the app.

Because many of our recipes are intended for a wider audience, some of them may be ‘accidentally’ vegan. Keep an eye out for any asterisked* ingredients as you may need to double check that the product you’re using conforms to your dietary requirements, or use a free-from substitution.

Snacks

Roasted Curried Chickpeas

Kale Chips

Scallion Pancakes (Cong You Bing)

Mains

Brussels Sprouts with Balsamic & Cranberries

Cashew Curry

Chickpea Curry

Chana Masala

Spicy Thai Tofu

Chinese Style Ratatouille

Pasta with Roasted Vegetables & Arugula

Breakfasts

Cinnamon Scented Breakfast Quinoa

Breakfast Cherry Focaccia

Sweets

Busy Day Dump Cake

Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate Coconut Pudding


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Roasted Curried Chickpeas with Rosemary & Thyme

Free From: Gluten, Dairy, Egg, Soya, Nuts, Fish
Suitable For:
Vegan, Vegetarian, Pescatarian, Low Sugar

This is one of the quickest, easiest, and healthiest snacks you can make. For best results, make sure your chickpeas are dry and serve them warm.

Ingredients: chickpeas, oil, paprika, cumin, curry powder, salt, lemon zest, rosemary, thyme

Image & recipe: The Kitchn

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Kale Chips

Free From: Gluten, Dairy, Egg, Soya, Nuts, Fish
Suitable For: Vegan, Vegetarian, Paleo, Pescetarian, Low Sugar

If you’ve never had kale chips before, here’s your chance! Although this recipe uses salt as the only seasoning, you can easily adapt this to your taste. Chilli, garlic, paprika, the options are as endless as your culinary imagination!

Ingredients: kale, olive oil, salt

Image & recipe: Leite’s Culinaria


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Scallion Pancakes (Cong You Bing)

Free From: Dairy, Egg, Soya, Nuts, Fish
Suitable For:
Vegan, Vegetarian, Pescatarian, Low Sugar
Optional: Gluten Free

Scallion pancakes are traditionally eaten for breakfast, but they’re so good we think they’re an anytime food! Because you’re making a dough, you’ll need to keep in mind that you’ll need to let it rest for 2 hours before frying it.

Ingredients: flour, baking powder, salt, canola oil, sesame oil, scallions, red chilli flakes, ground white pepper
*To make gluten free: use gluten free flour

Image & recipe: Saveur


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Brussels Sprouts with Balsamic and Cranberries

Free From: Gluten, Dairy, Egg, Soya, Nuts, Fish
Suitable For: Vegan, Vegetarian, Pescatarian

Roasted brussels sprouts are delicious by themselves, but roast them with balsamic vinegar and add cranberries and you’re in for a real treat!

Ingredients: brussels sprouts, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, sugar, dried cranberries, salt & pepper

Image & recipe: The Pioneer Woman


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Cashew Curry

Free From: Gluten, Dairy, Egg, Fish
Suitable For: Vegan, Vegetarian, Pescatarian, Low Sugar
Optional: Soy Free, Nut Free

It’s always handy to have a basic curry recipe that you can adapt according to your tastes and what you have in the pantry. This recipe is very easy to adapt and can change flavours dramatically depending on what type of curry powder you use.

Ingredients: coconut milk, curry powder, salt, red onion, garlic, tofu, green beans, cauliflower, cashews, coriander
*To make soy free: omit tofu
*To make nut free: omit cashews

Image & recipe: 101 Cookbooks


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Chickpea Curry

Free From: Gluten, Dairy, Egg, Fish, Soy, Nuts
Suitable For: Vegan, Vegetarian, Pescatarian, Low Sugar

Not only is this meal quick and easy to make, it’s also filling, healthy, and great if you’re on a budget.

Ingredients: oil, onion, garlic, salt, cumin, coriander, turmeric, red chilli powder, tomato, chickpeas, ginger, garam masala, rice

Image & recipe: BBC Food


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Chana Masala

Free From: Gluten, Dairy, Egg, Fish, Soy, Nuts
Suitable For: Vegan, Vegetarian, Pescatarian, Low Sugar

Chana Masala is undoubtedly one of the most popular Indian curries, and for good reason. Hearty, healthy, and easy to make, it’s a guaranteed winner!

Ingredients: oil, onion, garlic, ginger, chili pepper, coriander, cumin, turmeric, paprika, garam masala, tomatoes, chickpeas, salt, lemon

Image & recipe: Serious Eats


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Spicy Thai Tofu with Red Bell Peppers & Peanuts

Free From: Dairy, Egg, Fish
Suitable For: Vegan, Vegetarian, Pescatarian, Low Sugar
Optional: Gluten Free, Nut Free

It’s hard to go past a good stir fry, and this healthy number is bursting with fresh flavours!

Ingredients: olive oil, red bell peppers, fresh ginger, fresh garlic, extra firm tofu, green onions, soya sauce*, lime juice, red pepper, baby spinach, fresh basil, lightly roasted peanuts*
*To make gluten free: swap soya sauce for gluten-free tamari or liquid amino
*To make nut free:
omit peanuts altogether, or swap for toasted pumpkin & sunflower seeds

Image & recipe: Epicurious


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Chinese Style Ratatouille

Free From: Dairy, Egg, Fish, Nuts
Suitable For:
Vegan, Vegetarian, Pescatarian, Low Sugar
Optional: Soy Free, Gluten Free

Packed with veggies and with a nice chilli kick, this is a great twist on a classic dish!

Ingredients: eggplant, salt, tomato, oil, onion, garlic, jalapenos, bell pepper, zucchini, black pepper, sugar, soya sauce*, red wine vinegar, scallions, coriander, basil
*To make soya free: use liquid aminos in place of soya sauce

Image & recipe: Serious Eats


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Pasta with Roasted Vegetables and Arugula

Free From: Dairy, Egg, Fish, Nuts, Soya
Suitable For: Vegan, Vegetarian, Pescatarian, Low Sugar
Optional: Gluten Free

This simple pasta dish is lovely and fresh and just perfect for the warmer months!

Ingredients: tomatoes, garlic, shallots, thyme, oil, salt & pepper, rigatoni pasta*, olives, arugula (rocket) or spinach
*To make gluten free: use gluten free pasta

Image & recipe: Martha Stewart


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Cinnamon Scented Breakfast Quinoa

Free From: Gluten, Dairy, Egg, Fish, Nuts, Soya
Suitable For: Vegan, Vegetarian, Pescatarian, Low Sugar

Mix up your morning porridge with this fantastic alternative! This recipe is for the basic porridge, so you can top it off with whatever takes your fancy – fruit, nut butter, maple syrup, almond milk – it’s really up to you!

Ingredients: quinoa, cinnamon, salt

Image & recipe: Epicurious


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Cherry Breakfast Focaccia

Free From: Dairy, Egg, Fish, Nuts, Soya
Suitable For: Vegan, Vegetarian, Pescatarian
Optional: Gluten Free

There’s something very satisfying about making your own bread, and this focaccia would be just perfect on a summer’s day!

Ingredients: dry yeast, flour*, brown sugar, salt, sour cherries, fresh cherries, sugar
*To make gluten free: use gluten free flour

Image & recipe: Fine Cooking


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Busy Day Dump Cake

Free From: Dairy, Egg, Fish, Nuts, Soya
Suitable For: Vegan, Vegetarian, Pescatarian
Optional: Gluten Free

Dump Cakes are named for their incredibly simple cooking process – simply dump all of the ingredients into the cake pan, mix, and bake. They’re very similar to ‘depression cakes’, ‘wacky cakes’, and ‘war cakes’, all developed during hard economic times when dairy and eggs were at a premium, and surprisingly unnecessary for a great tasting cake. If you’d like more of these recipes, you can also visit our blog post: 5 Of The Easiest Cakes You’ll Ever Bake.

Ingredients: flour*, sugar, cocoa powder, baking soda, salt, oil, vanilla, vinegar
*To make gluten free: use gluten free flour

Image & recipe: Martha Stewart


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Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies

Free From: Gluten, Dairy, Egg, Fish, Nuts, Soya
Suitable For: Vegan, Vegetarian, Pescatarian

This recipe uses a combination of flours, and uses a ‘flax egg’ to bind. It’s been created with people with food allergies in mind, because no one should have to be without choc-chip cookies!

Ingredients: flax meal (ground flaxseed), sorghum flour, brown rice flour, baking soda, salt, shortening / coconut oil, dark brown sugar, granulated sugar, vanilla, chocolate chips*
*Note: make sure your chocolate chips conform to your dietary requirements

Image & recipe: Serious Eats


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Chocolate Coconut Pudding

Free From: Gluten, Dairy, Egg, Fish, Nuts, Soya
Suitable For: Vegan, Vegetarian, Pescatarian

This recipe is dangerously simple, and it looks really impressive! One of the good things with this recipe is you can play around with it and adapt it to your own tastes very easily.

Ingredients: coconut milk, sugar, salt, cornstarch, cocoa powder, espresso powder, chocolate, vanilla, coconut flakes
*Note: make sure your chocolate conforms to your dietary requirements

Image & recipe: The Kitchn


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By |2018-01-30T15:11:53+00:00January 26th, 2018|Blog, Recipes|