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
Source: Roasted Red Pepper Pasta
2. Blackberry Thumbprint Cookies
Source: Blackberry Thumbprint Cookies
3. Roasted Tomato Coconut Soup
Source: Roasted Tomato Coconut Soup
4. Sausage Pesto Pasta Bake
Source: Sausage Pesto Pasta Bake
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
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6. No-Bake Cherry Coconut Candy Bars
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
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
Source: Frozen Yogurt Berry Bark
9. Garlic and Onion Sunflower Seed Crackers
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
Source: Classic Lemon Garlic Hummus
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
Source: Hearty Breakfast Porridge
12. Millionaire’s Slice
Source: Millionaire’s Slice
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
Source: Hazelnut Christmas Tree
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
Source: French Toast Sticks
15. Raw Veggie Burger
Source: Raw Veggie Burger
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!
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