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21 Best Vegan Comfort Food Recipes

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21 delicious and satisfying vegan comfort food classics, including soups, chilies, pasta dishes, casseroles, pizza, pies, risotto, burgers, sandwiches and so much more! These vegan versions of your favorite comfort foods are easy to make from pantry ingredients and they are guaranteed to impress vegetarian and carnivore comfort food lovers!

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Your comfort food cravings can be easily satisfied with these delicious, nutritious and 100% guilt-free classic vegan comfort foods made with easily-accessible ingredients you probably already have in your pantry.

These dishes not only are free from animal products, they might be even better than the originals!

Here is a collection of some of my favorite veganized comfort foods, that most of us grew up loving, with plenty of gluten-free, kid-friendly and allergy-friendly options.

It includes:

  • soups and chilies;
  • main courses (tacos, casseroles, risotto, pies);
  • pasta dishes;
  • sandwiches and burgers.

Soups and chilies

Best quick and cozy soups to nourish your body and warm your soul.

Curl up with a bowl of one of these delicious plant-based soups with plenty of veggies, legumes, whole grains and flavor.

The Best Slow Cooker Vegan Chili

The Best Slow Cooker Vegan Chili Recipe is wholesome, delicious and easy to make. Comforting and healthy freezable dinner packed with nutrients and flavors!
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One Pot Vegan Minestrone Soup

This hearty vegan minestrone soup is packed with seasonal vegetables, beans, lentils and whole grains. Perfect comforting vegan winter soup full of flavor and nutrients!
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Creamy Sweet Potato Lentil Soup

Gluten free, vegan sweet potato and lentil soup is a healthy and tasty meal that will satisfy both your hunger and your tastebuds. Sweet potato and lentil soup comes out creamy, savory, and decadent thanks to ingredients that not only taste amazing, but are nourishing for your body as well.
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The Best Vegan Corn Chowder

Incredibly creamy and easy vegan corn chowder recipe is ready in under 30 minutes. This smoky corn chowder is made of corn, zucchini, bell peppers, potatoes, coconut milk and millet. Perfect soup for early fall!
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Vegan Roasted Carrot Soup with Lentils

Easy and delicious Vegan Roasted Carrot Soup with lentils and Moroccan spices. This velvety, rich and healthy carrot soup has a perfectly balanced flavor!
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Easy Miso Soup (Japanese Clear Soup)

Easy Miso Soup (Japanese Clear Soup) Recipe makes a perfect nutritious umami-packed savory vegan lunch. Comforting, healthy and ready in just 15 minutes!
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Main courses

Some of my favorite vegan mains to satisfy the whole family (including meat-eaters).

Easy and delicious dinner meals made of accessible pantry (or freezer) ingredients and some fresh veggies and herbs to add a burst of flavor!

The Best Vegan Tempeh Tacos

Chipotle corn salsa, fresh and zesty tomato Pico de Gallo, crunchy tacos complete with mouth-watering tempeh taco meat come together and create the BEST vegan tempeh tacos you’ll ever have.
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5-minute Easy Vegan Tacos

Healthy and delicious 5-minute easy vegan taco recipe. Satisfying, delicious, quick tacos, loaded with healthy fillings that you can easily customize.
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Sweet Potato Casserole with Black Beans, Kale and Quinoa

Enjoy this savory, comforting, vegan sweet potato casserole with black beans, kale, quinoa and roasted garlic sauce. It’s easy to assemble and perfect to make ahead.
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Ratatouille

Ratatouille Recipe: delicious and spectacular vegan gluten-free dish that will be a star of any table. Healthy, flavorful, impressive looking and comforting dish.
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Ratatouille: delicious and spectacular vegan gluten-free dish that will be a star of any table. Healthy, flavorful, impressive looking and comforting dish.

Vegan Pot Pie with Filo Crust

This easy vegan pot pie is the perfect comfort food classic made with veggies and creamy vegan béchamel sauce enveloped in a flaky filo crust.
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Easy Vegan Pizza

Delicious and easy restaurant-style vegan pizza, crispy on the outside and fluffy on the inside.
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Creamy Vegan Mushroom Risotto

Creamy and rich vegan mushroom risotto packed with savory flavor and ready in 45 minutes!
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Pasta Dishes

The most satisfying vegan pasta dishes bursting with flavor, from silky vegan mac and cheese to creamy pumpkin pasta with spinach and mushrooms.

There is nothing like a bowl of creamy pasta when you are craving some comfort food!

Silky Vegan Mac and Cheese

Silky and cheesy Vegan Mac and Cheese: Delicious vegan take on an ultimate comfort food classic. Packed with veggies and plant-based protein, this easy 30-minute vegan mac ’n’ cheese recipe will become your family favorite!
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The Best Vegan Bolognese

This vegan Bolognese is gently simmered with classic Italian herbs, garlic, and tempeh “meat” that is sure to become your go-to vegan pasta sauce that comes together in just 20 min!
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The Creamiest Vegan Fettuccine Alfredo

Simple and light 30-minutes Vegan Fettuccine Alfredo recipe is perfectly creamy, cheesy and rich. The cauliflower cashew Alfredo sauce will blow your mind!
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Vegan Pesto Pasta with Beans and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

This creamy, delicious, healthy, satisfying vegan pesto pasta is the perfect marriage of comfort food and culinary art that comes together quickly and simply.
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Vegan Pumpkin Pasta with Spinach and Mushrooms

Vegan Pumpkin Pasta with Spinach and Mushrooms is a delicious and healthy dinner ready in 30-minutes. Everyone will enjoy this flavorful pumpkin pasta sauce tossed with savory vegetables and whole grain noodles. 
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Sandwiches

Sometimes a sandwich is just as satisfying as a casserole. Try these vegan sloppy joes and you’ll know what I mean.

Vegan Pulled Jackfruit Sandwich

This warm, juicy vegan jackfruit sandwich will satisfy your cravings for BBQ pulled pork and comfort food in one go. Try this easy and delicious vegan sandwich packed with nutrients and fiber!
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Perfect Vegan Sloppy Joes

Mouthwatering, delicious vegan sloppy joes are the perfect addition to your vegan sandwich collection! Look no further to satisfy your craving for comfort food, with a healthy, vegan twist.  
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Vegan BLT Tempeh Sandwich

This Vegan Tempeh Sandwich is whole lot healthier than your traditional BLT, but you’re guaranteed to be just as satisfied after your plate is polished off.
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If you try any of these delicious vegetarian comfort food recipes, follow @happykitchen.rocks on Instagram, snap a picture and post it tagging my account. I’d love to see your creations!

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Elena Szeliga is the founder of Happy Kitchen.Rocks, where she shares delicious and healthy vegetarian and vegan food, from weeknight dinners to veganized classics and gourmet appetizers. Her recipes have been featured at Better Homes & Gardens, BuzzFeed, Country Living, The Kitchn and Reader’s Digest. Her mission is to help cook easy vegetarian and vegan meals with simple and fresh ingredients. Read more about Elena.

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