Whether you’re coming home from work, getting the kids from school, or just feeling lazy, sometimes you just want to make something very simple. Some days the fridge and pantry are pretty empty because we haven’t had time to grocery shop in a while. That’s when you need a recipe that requires minimal ingredients to make so that you can work with what you have.
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We understand the struggle, so we put together a list of the ultimate 15 plant-based recipes under ten ingredients of 2020. Don’t forget to check out 15 of our Best Plant-Based Recipes Under Ten Ingredients from 2019! and our quick and easy vegan recipes archive!
1. White Bean Brownies
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These White Bean Brownies by Mitra Shirmohammadi are fudgy, gooey, naturally high in protein, and absolutely delicious. You only need 8 simple ingredients (no gluten, dairy, or eggs) and a food processor to whip them up in less than 15 minutes!
2. Easy 20 Minute Garlic Pasta
Source: Easy 20 Minute Garlic Pasta
This Easy 20 Minute Garlic Pasta by Kristen Genton is super easy to make and takes about 20 minutes. If you are a garlic lover, then it is definitely for you. You could also caramelize some onions and add them to the mix as well. The possibilities are endless with this easy 20 Minute Garlic Pasta!
3. The Best Corn and Potato Chowder
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The Best Corn and Potato Chowder by Sarah Ottino is great to cook on cold winter nights. It whips up in under an hour and has minimal prep involved. It stores and reheats very well, making this an easy option for meal-prepping. Warm-up with a bowl of this creamy vegan chowder this fall or winter!
4. Double Chocolate Brownie Balls
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5. Coconut Chia Pudding
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Despite their tiny size, chia seeds are a nutritional powerhouse: they are packed with omega-3 fatty acids, antioxidants, calcium, fiber, and protein. When mixed with liquid, the fiber-packed seeds resemble tapioca pudding, but with many more nutritional benefits, including boosting energy, aiding digestion, and stabilizing blood sugar. This Coconut Chia Pudding by Lena Ropp is absolutely delicious with any fruits and berries.
6. Copycat Mars Bars
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7. Peanut Butter Bars
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These Peanut Butter Bars by Harriet Porterfield are super delicious, loaded with protein and sure to please every peanut butter lover. Quick and simple to prepare with just five ingredients! These are a no bake treat to so easy to whip up in a snack emergency.
8. Lentil Pancakes with Leftover Vegan Dal
9. The Ultimate Vegan Grilled Cheese Sandwich
This sandwich nails all the categories you want in grilled cheese: crusty golden brown bread, gooey melted cheese, and a smidgen of color and extra texture from some veggies. You have to try The Ultimate Vegan Grilled Cheese Sandwich by Emily von Euw!
10. Apple Almond Butter Snack
Source: Apple Almond Butter Snack
This fun little snack can be quickly assembled by slicing a small apple and topping it with a thin layer of raw almond butter. Apples and nut butter are nothing new, but somehow the addition of hemp hearts and crunchy cocoa nibs, makes them that much more satisfying. These little sandwiches are perfect for an afternoon snack. They are high in protein, high in fiber, and there is plenty of taste in every bite. You will love Nikki and Zuzana‘s Apple Almond Butter Snack!
11. Spinach and Garlic White Bean Dip
12. Easy Vegetable Pasta Salad
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13. Creamed Greens
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14. Turmeric Sauerkraut
Source: Turmeric Sauerkraut
15. Chocolate Salami
Source: Chocolate Salami
Easy no-bake Chocolate Salami by Teri Macovei ready in fifteen minutes. It’s positively delicious and packed with rich chocolate-rum flavours, a perfect weekend indulgence alongside a cup of tea or to show off at a dinner party.
Learn How to Cook Plant-Based Meals at Home
Reducing your meat intake and eating more plant-based foods is known to help with chronic inflammation, heart health, mental wellbeing, fitness goals, nutritional needs, allergies, gut health, and more! Unfortunately, dairy consumption also has been linked to many health problems, including acne, hormonal imbalance, cancer, prostate cancer, and has many side effects.
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