Tomatoes work well in so many different recipes and with so many different cuisines. Plus, they taste amazing! From pasta to soup to curry — there are countless vegan tomato recipes! Even if you don’t have access to fresh tomatoes or want to keep around ingredients that last a bit longer than their fresh counterparts, you can make so many different foods using tomato paste or canned tomatoes! It’s a lot easier and tastes just as delicious! If you need some inspiration, check out these 15 vegan tomato recipes!
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1. Roasted Red Pepper and Tomato Soup
This soup includes homemade roasted red peppers, tomatoes, and quinoa. This Roasted Red Pepper and Tomato Soup by Kristina Jug & Mitja Bezenšek makes an amazingly warm dinner and is also vegan and gluten-free!
2. Vegan Chickpea Curry with Tomatoes
This 8-ingredient Vegan Chickpea Curry with Tomatoes by Nele Liivlaid is the ultimate 30-minute comfort food that will keep you satisfied. Besides being quick and easy to prepare, it is also gluten-free and dairy-free, making it a great recipe for those with dietary restrictions. This chickpea curry is full of flavor, creamy and most importantly, so comforting. The perfect lunch or dinner on a dreary day! Moreover, it makes your life so much easier if you’re into batch cooking as it keeps well in fridge or stored in portions in freezer.
3. Vegetable Paella
Source: Vegetable Paella
Though traditional paella centers on a variety of meat and seafood, this Vegetable Paella by America’s Test Kitchen is a vegetable-focused version that highlighted the array of hearty vegetables common in Spanish cuisine: artichokes, bell peppers, fennel, and peas. The artichokes and peppers have an extra flavor from roasting and then tossing them with a bright, lemony sauce. The sautéed fennel with chopped onion to gives the dish a rich caramelized flavor that gave the dish aromatic backbone. Chopped kalamata olives brought in a distinct pop of briny, contrasting flavor.
4. Braised Whole Cauliflower with North African Spices
This super simple Braised Whole Cauliflower with North African Spices recipe by America’s Test Kitchen makes a great side dish and can all be made in your Instant Pot!
5. Chili Tortilla Stack with Chicken Tenders
6. Bean and Tomato Chili
Source: Bean and Tomato Chili
7. Chickpea Turnip Meatballs
Source: Chickpea Turnip Meatballs
These gluten-free Chickpea Turnip Meatballs by Ashley Madden put the boring ol’ turnip to good use! They are high in fiber, low in calories, and a good source of protein. Not to mention, they are loaded with flavor! Not only are they packed with garlic, cumin, and coriander, they’re served in a delicious herbed tomato sauce. Yum!
8. Chorizo Burrito Skillet
Source: Chorizo Burrito Skillet
This one-pan Chorizo Burrito Skillet by Stephanie Davies has SO much flavor and will save you a lot of washing up – win win, right?! This recipe yields 6 portions, so perfect for a large family, if you want some leftovers, or even if you have guests over for dinner.
9. Lasagna Skillet
Source: Lasagna Skillet
Lasagna is one of those amazing foods that often gets relegated to special occasions because it takes so much time and effort to put together. This one-pan Lasagna Skillet by Nicole Malik brings all the flavor of traditional lasagna in an easy weeknight meal! Feel free to sneak in nutritious cannellini beans and lentils for a hidden punch of protein.
10. Simple Mexican Rice
Source: Simple Mexican Rice
Throw out the packaged Mexican rice that’s filled with preservatives! You can now have ‘s delicious, homemade Simple Mexican Rice by Sabrina Estafo that’s made with all natural ingredients! It’s quick and easy to prepare and makes the perfect side dish to Mexican night. With just the right amount of spiciness and ample Mexican flavors, this gluten-free, vegan, clean-eating, and guilt-free rice will be your new go-to!
11. Tomato and Mushroom Tortellini Soup
This comforting and deeply flavorful Tomato and Mushroom Tortellini Soup by Elsa Brobbey comes together quite effortlessly. The broth is thick and tomatoey with hints of fragrant herbs and spices. It’s an extremely satisfying soup, full of vegetables. It’s oh-so-delicious and perfect on blustery rain drenched nights when served with a side of bread.
12. Beer Chili
Source: Beer Chili
13. Tomato Pasta
Source: Tomato Pasta
14. Chickpea, Spinach and Coconut Curry
15. Tomato and Basil Pizza
Source: Tomato and Basil Pizza
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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.
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- The Ultimate Guide to Plant-Based Nutrition
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