Discover the top 10 vegan recipes which users have on high rotation. Whether you're after dinner inspiration or looking to reduce your meat intake, these plant-based meals will leave you feeling inspired to cook something new, from jerk sweet potato curry and falafel burgers to spicy roast parsnip soup.


We delved into our website stats to discover a hit-list of 10 vegan recipes for you to add to your repertoire. Each has been visited thousands of times and rated highly by the community. Which one will you make? Don’t forget to register for a My Good Food account so you can save the recipes for a later date – you can organise them into your own collections for easy access.

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10. Vegan curried squash, lentil & coconut soup

Vegan curried squash, lentil & coconut soup in bowls

In tenth place is our creamy butternut squash-flavoured soup, flavoured with turmeric for a warming, nourishing meal. User comments have praised it as 'flavoursome, nutritious and easy to make', with a short ingredient list to keep things hassle-free. Upgrade to main meal status with naan bread, but make sure it's suitable for those following a plant-based diet.

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9. Jerk sweet potato & black bean curry

erk sweet potato & black bean curry

Jerk seasoning isn't just for chicken – flavour your vegetable curry with enticing Caribbean-inspired flavours, mixing chunks of sweet potato with black beans and red peppers. It also has added health benefits, staying low in calories and salt. We recommend serving with our coconut rice and sweet pineapple & chilli chutney for a flavour-packed feast.

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8. Vegan chilli

Two plates of rice topped with vegan chilli and avocado slices

Try this plant-based chilli for a healthy meal which doesn’t fall short on the flavour front. It's also a great way to make use of budget ingredients – packed with vegetables and fibre-rich beans – with some users opting to cook in a slow-cooker. Loaded with health benefits, it's a brilliant option if you're looking to cook more high-fibre, low-salt meals. We recommend serving with rice or in jacket potatoes for a filling supper which serves up to four.

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7. Kidney bean curry

Kidney bean curry served in a bowl with rice

Turn your hand to this kidney bean curry for a rescue recipe for when there's nothing in the fridge or when you fancy something cheap. With an average of 5 stars, and over 200 ratings, it's a curry which is delicious and filling, whilst also staying healthy and vegan-friendly. It's on regular rotation with some audience members, who praise it as a quick, easy storecupboard supper.

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6. Spicy roasted parsnip soup

Three bowls of roasted parsnip soup

Our most popular vegan soup, this spicy roasted parsnip dish is loved by Good Food users for its use of aromatic flavour, creating a warming heat which is perfect for the colder months. With almost 300 star ratings, it's a smart addition to your repertoire, plus it can be easily doubled and frozen for future meals.

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5. Roasted aubergine & tomato curry

Aubergine and tomato curry on a plate next to rice

This aubergine curry is a great recipe to keep in your locker, ready for when you have vegan friends over for dinner. It's slightly sweet, with added richness from the coconut milk which also helps thicken the sauce of the curry. Users praise it as a go-to curry which has won over meat-eaters in the family. It's also freezable, perfect if you need a quick midweek fix.

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4. Chickpea curry

Chickpea curry

This vibrant chickpea curry, created by reader Jon Gregg, is one of our most popular vegan recipes on the site with over 400 star ratings. Containing three of your five-a-day, it works well as a main course or a simple side dish as part of an Indian-inspired feast. Making your own paste leaves you with intense flavour, however the beauty of making your own is you can tailor it to your own taste. If you want to up your veg intake, you could even add some roast cubes of butternut squash, sweet potato and/or carrots.

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3. Falafel burgers

Plate of falafel burgers in pitta breads with salad inside

It wouldn't be right not to include this plant-based staple in our top ten list. In third place with over 700 star ratings, this recipe for falafel burgers has become a regular in the households of some of our users, as well as a fail-safe burger alternative for vegetarians and vegans. These homemade falafels are pepped up with harissa paste, although some users have left this out when cooking for children.

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2. Spinach, sweet potato & lentil dhal

Spinach, sweet potato and lentil dhal on a plate topped with spring onions and coriander

In close second is our 5-star spinach, sweet potato & lentil dhal, with over 800 ratings from audience members. A super comforting one-pot which also offers 3 of your 5-a-day, it's clear to see why so many users return to this curry, with comments saying it's 'definitely a keeper'. It's packed with health benefits as well: it's iron-rich, low-fat and low-calorie.

1. Sweet potato & peanut curry

sweet potato and peanut curry served on white rice

In first place is this creamy sweet potato & peanut curry, with over 1000 ratings and an average of 5 stars. It's currently our most popular curry on the whole of the site – beating it's meat-based alternatives – so you know it's a winner. In the comment section, users like how easy and quick it is to make, with some claiming it 'went down a storm' as well as family members requesting it for dinner again.


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