13 easy plant-based dinner recipes

easy plant-based dinner recipes

Whilst going plant-based is easier than ever before, cooking a delicious plant-based dinner for yourself can be challenging. That’s why we’ve gathered 13 of our favourite easy plant-based dinner recipes that are perfect for families, couples, or just a cosy night in by yourself!

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13 of our favourite easy plant-based recipes for dinner

Ch-easy Vegetable Bake

Feel like something tasty, hearty, but still full of veggies and nutrition? Look no further than our ch-easy vegetable bake, filled with cauliflower, broccoli, carrots, and our very own Cheddar-Style Shreds. Tasty and nutritious!

Beyond Vegan Chilli Con Carne

Everyone loves a chilli con carne, but this one goes Beyond your wildest imagination… 

Replacing traditional mince with a couple of Beyond burger patties and adding some of our amazing Dairy-Free Sour Cream transforms what can sometimes be a dull vegetarian dish into a delicious and indulgent weeknight treat. 

Dairy-Free Mac and Cheese Bake

Is there anything tastier than a luxurious Mac N Cheese bake? Well, now you won’t have to miss out on the fun, even if you’re dairy-free! 

Our delicious dairy-free mac and cheese bake is the perfect accompaniment to an evening spent lounging on the couch and champions our Mozzarella-Style Shreds, Cheddar-Style Shreds, and Cashew Parmesan

Cauliflower patties

If you’re after something nutritious and light, these cauliflower patties with avocado aioli are the way to go. Featuring our Cashew Parmesan and Vegan Aioli along with only having a short prep and cook time, these are a great plant-based weeknight dinner for the whole family. 

plant-based burrito bowl

Burrito bowls are one of those dishes that add a heap of variety and diversity to your diet. They’re a great way to use up any veggies you might have left over in the fridge, and they’re so tasty that you’ll always come back for more. Our burrito bowl recipe combines our Cheddar-Style Shreds and Dairy-Free Sour Cream to create a delicious, nutritious, and tangy plant-based burrito bowl that is sure to keep you satisfied.

Plant-based mushroom

The combination of our delicious Dairy-Free Sour Cream and a mixture of brown and white mushrooms make a tasty and hearty vegan mushroom Stroganoff. With a prep time of only ten minutes, this recipe is an easy weeknight plant-based dinner recipe for the whole family. 

Loaded sweet potatoes

Sweet potatoes are one of the most amazing foods found in nature. They are an excellent vehicle for a whole host of tasty goodies with a beautiful natural sweetness (it is in the name, after all). 

Our Mexican-inspired loaded sweet potato recipe is a delicious, easy plant-based dinner recipe that is prepped in a pinch. Don’t miss out on the fun; get cooking today!

Fresh and tasty broccoli salad

Broccoli gets a bad rap in the flavour department, but we all know how healthy it is. This delicious easy plant-based dinner recipe provides the whole family with a nutritious meal that can satisfy even the staunchest of broccoli deniers. 

Plant-based curried potato salad

We all know that the real centrepiece of a good barbecue is the potato salad. Our creamy curried potato salad is so good that you might want to have it as a main meal even when it’s not barbecue season! On top of the easy customisation (just chuck in some more veggies or tofu, or some other protein of your choice), this is a dead easy plant-based dinner that the whole family can enjoy. 

Potato and silverbeet gratin

This dish is a real sensory experience. With a layer of crunchy breadcrumbs on top, and a creamy sauce championing our delicious Cashew Parmesan, this is an easy plant-based dinner that tells your tastebuds you love them. We also feature an awesome easy coleslaw recipe that is the perfect accompaniment!

Bolognese loaded roast potatoes

Bolognese: good. Roast potatoes: goooood. If you love a bolognese but are looking for a shake-up to the usual spag bol, this is the way to go. Our decadent bolognese recipe combined with crispy roast potatoes is a win in every aspect. It’s just as good as it sounds!

Lentils are some of the most nutrient-dense foods on the planet. Packed with protein, minerals, and antioxidants, they can also be delicious when cooked right. Combined with the sweetness of roasted capsicum, these delicious little morsels are great topped with our Cheddar-Style Shreds.

Ch-easy gnocchi bake

Easy peasy cheesy gnocchi bake. This recipe combines delicious gnocchi with a homemade creamy tomato sauce. Chuck some parsley on top and cover in our Mozzarella-Style Shreds, and you’ve got a tasty, easy weeknight plant-based dinner that is so tasty you won’t even know it’s dairy-free. 

Dairy-Free Down Under provide all your plant-based and dairy-free goodies

At Dairy-Free Down Under, our mission is to deliver dairy-free and plant-based products that are not only affordable but taste delicious and are available globally for everyone to enjoy.

Our quest is to provide plant-based products with leading taste and texture without compromising on what customers want. We are always continuing to improve our products, and there is no sign of us slowing down – we always have innovation at the top of our minds. Find a stockist near you today! 

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