Looking for vegan comfort food recipes? Try our hearty mains like mac and cheese, chilli or vegan bolognese. Tuck into a cosy vegan dessert with our vegan dessert recipes or easy vegan cakes. Pair your feast with one of our vegan drinks recipes.


For more vegan recipes check out our vegan pasta recipes and quick vegan meals. For low-cost vegan meals, check out our budget vegan recipes.

Vegan comfort food recipes

Vegan mushroom ragu

Earthy chestnut mushrooms, red lentils and walnuts join forces to make this hearty vegan ragu, packed with umami flavours and 'meaty' textures. You may make more ragu than you need but it freezes well – freeze any leftovers in portions.

A white oval platter topped with a mushroom ragu and pasta

Buffalo cauliflower tacos

These vegan cauliflower tacos make a great plant-based treat for a bit of midweek comfort. Swap chicken for cauliflower, and coat in hot sauce for an exciting mash up.

Aloo tikki chaat

This easy vegan dinner is bound to be your new go-to when you’re craving a snacky, nibbly meal. Inspired by the restaurant group Dishoom, this dish sees spiced potato patties and crispy chickpeas topped with coconut yogurt, tamarind sauce and pomegranates.

A white circular plate topped with fried potato cakes topped with yogurt, green herbs and pomegranate seeds

Vegan butternut squash pie

Nothing quite says comfort like a warming, spiced pie. This not only makes for a comforting dinner – leftovers make a great lunch with a dollop of mango chutney or extra harissa swirled into coconut yogurt.

A blue tablecloth topped with two plates, each one topped with a slice of squash pie with green leaf salad

Vegan enchiladas

Less heavy than their cheese-laden counterpart but just as easy and delicious, serve these sweet potato, corn and black bean enchiladas to a group of friends and watch them disappear in seconds.

Baking Tray Filled with Enchiladas, Hot Sauce, Coriander and Fresh Lime

Vegan ramen

Add this plant-based coconut ramen to your midweek meal rotation – it's so creamy, spicy and soothing, you’ll want to make it again and again.

Two blue bowls filled with noodles and a creamy broth

Vegan butternut squash pie

Made with a vegan pie crust, this spiced pie makes a warming weeknight dinner. It's also just as good eaten the next day – leftovers make a great lunch with a dollop of mango chutney or extra harissa swirled into coconut yogurt.

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A blue tablecloth topped with two plates, each one topped with a slice of squash pie with green leaf salad

Vegan mac and cheese

Perfect this plant-based version of a classic and comforting pasta bake, made extra rich and indulgent with white miso. Serve in the centre of the table and let everyone tuck in.

Vegan mac n cheese

Vegan chilli non carne

A sweet 'n' smoky chilli non carne sees vegan mince mixed with two types of bean and plenty of spices for added kick.

Vegan chilli recipe

Vegan black bean burgers

With a full-on flavour and meaty texture, suitable for the grill, this fully loaded vegan burger is an absolute must at any barbecue.

Grillable Vegan Burger | Black Bean Burger Recipe

Vegan bolognese

A healthy family-friendly meal that everyone is bound to love, check out this vegan bolognese which uses mushrooms and plenty of veg.

A large silver pot full of vegan bolognese with mushrooms

Quick vegan Thai green curry

This creamy, delicately spiced Thai-style curry is a crowdpleaser and makes an easy midweek meal. What's more, it only takes 15 minutes to make.

Vegan Thai Green Curry in a skillet next to a bowl of rice

Vegan lasagne

No matter their dietary needs, the whole family is bound to love this vegan lasagne, full of warming flavours. It's also lower in calories and contains less saturated fat than the traditional dish.

A golden vegan lasagne in a baking tray with one square taken out of it

Coconut and peanut aubergine curry

The perfect comforting meal to make midweek, try our creamy coconut and peanut aubergine curry, ready on the table in just 30 minutes.

Bowl of creamy aubergine curry with a plate of forks and rice at the side

Vegan shepherd’s pie with spiced lentils

Our spin on shepherd’s pie is a great vegan version of a classic – it’s ready in one hour and is enough to feed the whole family.

Vegetarian Shepherd's Pie Recipe With Spiced Lentils

Vegan mushroom risotto

Well known for its comforting and indulgent qualities, we've invented a much lighter (and totally vegan) spin on risotto, teeming with warming veg.

Vegan mushroom risotto

Vegan French toast

Serve this vegan twist on french toast with yogurt and berries for a perfect start to your day.

Vegan French Toast with Berries and Yogurt


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