5 Quick and Easy Vegan Meals

1. Chickpea Stir-Fry


  • 1 can of chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • Mixed vegetables (bell peppers, broccoli, carrots), chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon ginger, grated
  • Cooked quinoa or rice


In a large skillet, heat sesame oil over medium heat.

Add minced garlic and grated ginger, sauté for 1-2 minutes until fragrant.

Add mixed vegetables and chickpeas, stir-fry until vegetables are tender-crisp.

Pour soy sauce over the mixture and toss to combine.

Serve the stir-fry over cooked quinoa or rice.

2. Avocado and Black Bean Wrap


  • Whole wheat wraps
  • 1 can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • Salsa
  • Shredded lettuce
  • Lime wedges


Warm the whole wheat wraps according to package instructions.

In the center of each wrap, layer black beans, avocado slices, salsa, and shredded lettuce.

Squeeze lime juice over the filling.

Fold the sides of the wrap and roll it tightly.

3. One-Pot Lentil Curry


  • 1 cup dry red lentils, rinsed
  • 1 can coconut milk
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tomatoes, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon curry powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh cilantro for garnish


In a large pot, sauté onions and garlic until translucent.

Add diced tomatoes, curry powder, salt, and pepper. Cook for 2-3 minutes.

Stir in the red lentils and coconut milk. Bring to a simmer and cook until lentils are tender.

Adjust seasoning if necessary and garnish with fresh cilantro before serving.

4. Quinoa Salad with Roasted Vegetables


  • 1 cup quinoa, cooked
  • Mixed vegetables (zucchini, cherry tomatoes, bell peppers), diced
  • Olive oil
  • Lemon juice
  • Fresh basil, chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste


Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).

Toss diced vegetables with olive oil, salt, and pepper. Roast in the oven until tender.

In a large bowl, combine cooked quinoa, roasted vegetables, and chopped fresh basil.

Drizzle with lemon juice and toss until well combined.

5. Sweet Potato and Black Bean Burrito Bowl


  • Cooked brown rice
  • 1 sweet potato, diced and roasted
  • 1 can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • Corn kernels (fresh or frozen)
  • Avocado slices
  • Salsa
  • Lime wedges


In a bowl, assemble cooked brown rice, roasted sweet potatoes, black beans, corn, and avocado slices.

Top with salsa and squeeze lime juice over the bowl.

Mix everything together and enjoy your flavorful burrito bowl.

These vegan meals are not only quick to prepare but also provide a variety of nutrients and flavors. Feel free to customize them based on your preferences!

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