16 Vegan Comfort Food Classics

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16 Vegan Comfort Food Classics

You know those days when you’re just craving something hearty, comforting, and delicious? We’ve gathered some of our favorite vegan comfort food classics for you to enjoy guilt-free all week long! 

Two plates of Creamy Vegetable Risotto beside a small bowl of vegan parmesan cheese
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Creamy Vegetable Risotto (30 minutes!)
A healthier take on risotto without oil or butter, replacing cheese with vegan parmesan cheese. Includes plenty of fresh vegetables for fiber and nutrients. An easy 30-minute, 8-ingredient recipe perfect as an entrée or a side.
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Big pan of Cauliflower Dal Green Curry packed with fresh greens
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1-Pot Cauliflower Dal Green Curry
Green curry with coconut milk, moong dal, cauliflower, and loads of greens! A hearty, flavorful, 1-pot meal inspired by Indian and Thai cuisines!
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INCREDIBLE 30-minute White Wine + Garlic Pasta with Roasted Brussels Sprouts! Quickly becoming a fan favorite for good reason! #vegan #glutenfree #pasta #recipe #plantbased
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Garlic and White Wine Pasta with Brussels Sprouts
Flavorful, insanely delicious pasta with white wine and garlic white sauce and roasted Brussels sprouts. Just 30 minutes and 10 ingredients required!
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Using chopsticks to pick up a bite of delicious Coconut Curry Ramen
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Coconut Curry Ramen
Savory vegan ramen infused with curry and coconut milk. Serve with sautéed portobello mushrooms and gluten-free noodles for the ultimate plant-based meal.
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Cast-iron skillet filled with Garlicky Sweet Potato Pasta and Crispy Kale
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Garlicky Sweet Potato Noodle Pasta (8 Ingredients)
Insanely delicious vegan garlic alfredo sauce over sweet potato noodles! Just 8 ingredients, healthy, flavorful, and so satisfying!
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Big bowls of Red Lentil Chili garnished with sliced jalapeno, cilantro, and red onion
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1-Pot Red Lentil Chili
Hearty red lentil chili made in 1 pot with simple ingredients! A smoky, flavorful, protein- and fiber-rich plant-based meal perfect for cold nights and feeding a crowd.
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Bowl of Easy Vegan Ramen made with tofu and vegetables
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Easy Vegan Ramen
Amazing, 10-ingredient vegan ramen made with 1-pot mushroom broth, crispy tofu, and miso-roasted vegetables. A hearty, satisfying, and delicious plant-based meal.
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Using a fork to pick up a bite of Vegan Poutine made with mushroom gravy
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Easy Vegan Poutine
Vegan poutine with crispy potatoes, savory mushroom gravy, and melty vegan cheese curds! The perfect plant-based alternative to this Canadian classic.
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Pan of Cauliflower Rice Kitchari topped with fresh cilantro
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1-Pot Cauliflower Rice Kitchari
A hearty 1-pot meal of kitchari — a traditional Ayurvedic dish for when comfort food is on the brain. Easy to digest and incredibly soothing, our inspired take on this flavorful dish can be served atop greens, grains, or roasted vegetables.
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Plate of Lentil Mushroom Stew Over Mashed Potatoes
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Lentil Mushroom Stew over Mashed Potatoes
Crazy delicious and hearty mushroom lentil stew gravy over mashed potatoes! Entirely vegan, gluten-free, and grain-free. A delicious and easy-to-make 10-ingredient meal or side!
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Two bowls of our Rich Red Curry served over brown rice
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Rich Red Curry with Roasted Vegetables
Rich coconut milk and red pepper-based curry with roasted vegetables and cauliflower or brown rice! A hearty, flavorful, 30-minute plant-based meal.
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Plate of Moroccan Eggplant Tomato Stew with fresh parsley served over white rice
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Moroccan-Spiced Eggplant and Tomato Stew
Moroccan-spiced tomato stew with roasted eggplant, smoky spices, and chickpeas! An incredibly comforting, satisfying 10-ingredient meal inspired by the flavors of zaalouk. 
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Cast-iron skillet of Vegan Scalloped Potatoes topped with chopped parsley
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Easy Vegan Scalloped Potatoes
Delicious, cheesy, tender scalloped potatoes made vegan thanks to almond milk and nutritional yeast! Just 10 ingredients required for this classic holiday side dish!
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Bowl of Vegan Minestrone beside vegetables, vegan parmesan, and gluten-free noodles
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1-Pot Vegan Minestrone (Gluten-Free)
Easy, 1-pot vegan and gluten-free Minestrone! Simple, wholesome ingredients, 30 minutes to prepare. SO delicious and perfect for fall and winter!
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Pan filled with a batch of the Best Vegan Gluten-Free Mac n Cheese
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The Best Vegan Gluten-Free Mac ‘n’ Cheese
THE BEST Vegan, Gluten-Free Mac ‘n’ Cheese made with 8 simple ingredients in 1 hour! Cheesy, hearty, and so satisfying.
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Slices of Vegan Pizza on a parchment-lined plate
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My Favorite Vegan Pizza
The BEST vegan pizza made with a garlic-herb crust, simple tomato sauce, TONS of sauteed veggies, and vegan parmesan cheese. Thin crust, tons of flavor, and ridiculously satisfying.
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If you give any of these delicious comfort foods a try, let us know! Leave a comment, or take a picture and tag it #minimalistbaker on Instagram. Cheers, friends!

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