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 is 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 2019. Don’t forget to check out our top recipes under ten ingredients from 2018 and our quick and easy vegan recipes archive!

1.  Roasted Red Pepper Pasta

Vegan Roasted Red Pepper Pasta

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If you love roasted red pepper and tomato soup you will LOVE this creamy Roasted Red Pepper Pasta by Andrea Telatovich! Plus, this delicious pasta is under ten ingredients!

2. Blackberry Thumbprint Cookies

Vegan Blackberry Thumbprint Cookies

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These easy Blackberry Thumbprint Cookies by Angelina Papanikolaou are simple, delicious, and made with only five healthy ingredients!

3. Roasted Tomato Coconut Soup

Vegan Roasted Tomato Coconut Soup

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This Roasted Tomato Coconut Soup by Robin Runner is incredibly easy to make and is a wonderful meal-prep dish for your week. Let’s get started…

4. Sausage Pesto Pasta Bake

Vegan Sausage Pesto Pasta Bake

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This Sausage Pesto Pasta Bake by Hayley Canning is wonderful if you’re looking for a satisfying dinner. This delicious pesto dish will have everybody coming back for more. Pasta is mixed with vegan sausage, tomato sauce, and onion, then topped with pesto and vegan cheese! Once it comes out of the oven, you won’t want to wait for your guests for arrive or dinner to start. This vegan pasta bake tastes as good as it smells. It’s really easy to make and so full of flavour! The perfect warming and cosy meal.

5. Oil-Free Baked Tofu

Vegan Oil-Free Baked Tofu

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You are going to love this Oil-Free Baked Tofu by Marina Yanay-Triner! It is crispy, healthy, nutritious, and so delicious even without using tons of added oil, like most baked tofu recipes tend to.

6. No-Bake Cherry Coconut Candy Bars

Vegan No-Bake Cherry Coconut Candy Bars

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Inspired by the popular Cherry Ripe candy bar,   this No-Bake Cherry Coconut Candy Bars by Clean Snacks, Arman Liew is easy and delicious. Much healthier than store-bought bars, it is the perfect dessert or even holiday gift.

7. Nutrient Dense Blueberry Smoothie

Vegan Nutrient Dense Blueberry Smoothie

Source: Nutrient Dense Blueberry Smoothie by Daniela Modesto

So here’s what goes into this smoothie: Nut milk of your choice, avocado, coconut oil, almond butter and frozen blueberries. A quick blend and you’ve got yourself a tasty Nutrient Dense Blueberry Smoothie by Daniela Modesto to keep you full and satisfied for hours. If you wanted to, add the smoothie to a bowl and dress it up a bit with additional blueberries, chia seeds and toasted coconut flakes would match up perfectly.

8. Frozen Yogurt Berry Bark

Vegan Frozen Yogurt Bark

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This Frozen Yogurt Berry Bark by Mitra Shirmohammadi is of the easiest recipes ever with only 4 ingredients! Plus, it is so yummy!

9. Garlic and Onion Sunflower Seed Crackers

Vegan Garlic and Onion Sunflower Seed Crackers

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ThisGarlic and Onion Sunflower Seed Crackers by Taryn Fitz-Gerald allows you to be quite adventurous, by adding herbs, chilli flakes for a bit of heat, and really creating flavors that you personally tickle your fancy. It’s so versatile, meaning you can leave out the garlic and onion flavor and add your own. Freshly ground herbs would be a wonderful addition to this under ten ingredient recipe. Think rosemary and sea salt. Yum!

10. Classic Lemon Garlic Hummus

Vegan Lemon Garlic Hummus

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This Classic Lemon Garlic Hummus by Caroline Doucet is so simple to make! All you need is 10 minutes and 6 basic ingredients to make the creamiest hummus at home for a fraction of the price. Use it as a dip or add it to sandwiches and salads for a boost of protein and fiber!

11. Hearty Breakfast Porridge

Vegan Hearty Breakfast Porridge

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This Hearty Breakfast Porridge by Molly Patrick is truly a bowl of fuel that will get your day going on the right track! This bowl is rich in nutrients, particularly protein, and is also very tasty.

12. Millionaire’s Slice

Vegan Millionaire’s Slice

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What’s not to love about this dish? These Millionaire’s Slice by Harriet Porterfield are crumbly shortbread smothered in gooey caramel and layered with chocolate. Layer upon layer of yum. Usually they’re fiddly to make and laden with sugar and fat, but these are as simple as possible (just 5 ingredients) and they’re gluten, dairy and sugar free!

13. Hazelnut Christmas Tree

Vegan Hazelnut Christmas Tree

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This Hazelnut Christmas Tree by Vegan Holiday Cooking by Kirsten Kaminski is the perfect sweet for your Christmas festivities! It’s incredibly easy to make and a great dessert to nibble on after an indulgent meal. Filled with homemade vegan chocolate-hazelnut spread, this delightful treat will surely bring a smile to your guests’ faces.

14. French Toast Sticks

Vegan French Toast Sticks

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These vegan French Toast Sticks by Chickpea Express are simply amazing! They’re like fluffy and crisp cinnamon donuts, in stick form and dunked in maple syrup.

15. Raw Veggie Burger

Vegan Raw Veggie Burger

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Burgers are not usually the glamour-queens of the kitchen, but these Raw Veggie Burger  by Nikki Stokes rock! Not only are they incredibly delicious and filling and under ten ingredients, but they’re raw, vegan and super fast and easy to make. You just chuck everything into the food processor and blend.

Can’t get enough of recipes under ten ingredients? Check out Weekly Meal Plan: Vegan Meals with Ten Ingredients Or Less and go discover some new under ten ingredient recipes in our Quick & Easy Recipe Archives!

Learn How to Cook Plant-Based Meals at Home

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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! Dairy consumption also has been linked many health problems, including acne, hormonal imbalance, cancer, prostate cancer and has many side effects. Learn about some Common Health Concerns That May Disappear Once You Ditch Dairy and 10 Calcium Supplements For Healthy Living on a Dairy-Free and 10 Carrageenan-Free Non-Dairy Products!

For those of you interested in eating more plant-based, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App — with over 15,000 delicious recipes it is the largest meatless, plant-based, vegan and allergy-friendly recipe resource to help reduce your environmental footprint, save animals and get healthy! And, while you are at it, we encourage you to also learn about the environmental and health benefits of a plant-based diet.

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