17 of our favorite vegan summer recipes featuring seasonal plant-based ingredients and shorter cook times!
We love summer around here. Between the beach bumming, backyard lounging (and of course BBQing), there’s just so much to love about this time of year. And it wouldn’t be complete with the fresh summer produce!
You can find our quick rundown of summer fruits and veggies here, but for the vegans in the house, this one’s for you!
Here are 17 of our favorite vegan summer recipes featuring seasonal plant-based ingredients and shorter cook times. Happy summer!
Air Fryer Buffalo Cauliflower
Air Fryer Buffalo Cauliflower is a delicious, savory dish. This vegan snack is perfect as an appetizer or side dish and pairs deliciously with your favorite creamy dip!
Vegetable Vietnamese Spring Rolls
This veggie-packed Vietnamese Spring Rolls recipe is a fresh and delicious Asian-inspired dinner that is served with the best almond coconut dipping sauce!
15 Minute Buddha Bowls
This 15 Minute Buddha Bowls recipe, with healthy grains, chickpeas, fruit, and avocado, is a balanced, healthy meal that comes together in no time! (Make it vegan by using a plant-based yogurt and maple syrup in the dressing, or simply swap your favorite salad dressing!)
Carrot Hot Dogs
These Carrot Hot Dogs don’t just look like the BBQ classic, they actually taste like it too! A smoky, sweet marinade brings carrots to life, turning them into grillable vegan hot dogs!
Vegan Tuna Sushi Bowl
This Vegan Tuna Sushi Bowl has plant-based tuna made with tomatoes, and all the fixings of your favorite poke bowls (including the spicy mayo)!
Tofu Stuffed Cucumber Sushi Rolls
This refreshing Tofu Stuffed Cucumber Sushi Roll is a simple sushi method that involves hollowing out a cucumber, stuffing it with crispy tofu and veggies, and slicing into colorful pieces of vegetarian sushi! Served with almond butter awesome sauce for maximum tastiness.
Fresh Tomato Soup with Basil
This Fresh Tomato Soup recipe uses garden-ripe tomatoes and fresh ingredients (no cans or pastes here)! It’s such an easy homemade tomato soup that’s perfect for using up those juicy summer tomatoes.
Zucchini Pasta with Creamy Avocado Pesto
This spiralized zucchini pasta is tossed in creamy basil and avocado pesto to make a deliciously low carb and gluten-free dinner!
Avocado Mango Salad
This healthy avocado mango salad is packed with delicious summer produce and drizzled with creamy yogurt dressing. (Make it vegan by using a plant-based yogurt and maple syrup in the dressing, or simply swap your favorite salad dressing!)
Chickpea Tikka Masala
No need to turn on the oven for this one! This Chickpea Tikka Masala recipe is an easy dinner to whip up when the Indian food cravings hit.
Tempeh Vegan Burrito Bowl
A flavor packed (and easy to make) vegan burrito bowl with tempeh taco meat and copycat Chipotle cauliflower rice!
Southwest Spring Rolls
These vegetarian Southwest Spring Rolls are packed with fresh vegetables and dipped in a smoky chipotle sauce. You’ll forget how healthy they are as you devour the whole pile! (Make it vegan by using plant-based yogurt and mayonnaise.)
Green Goddess Sushi Bowl
This Green Goddess Vegetarian Sushi Bowl takes all the deliciousness of fresh sushi, tosses it easily into a bowl, and drizzles it with sriracha mayonnaise. The same great taste without the hassle. What’s not to love?
Roasted Cauliflower Street Tacos
These Roasted Cauliflower Tacos with quick slaw and avocado cream sauce are a quick and delicious way to load up on veggies this Taco Tuesday!
Ratatouille (Tian Provençal)
This one-pan Ratatouille (Tian Provençal) is piled high with vegetables and filled with mouth-watering flavor. It’s a modern take on the classic French recipe that only requires 15 minutes of prep time!
Easy Tabbouleh Salad
Tabbouleh is an Eastern Mediterranean salad made with cucumber, tomatoes, parsley, and bulgur. Vegan friendly, this dish is made complete with a lemon juice and olive oil dressing.
Mama’s Famous Bean Salad
This easy Bean Salad recipe is famous in our house, and for good reason! Quick to make, packed with flavor, and perfect for bringing to potlucks!
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