31 Vegan Recipes for a Perfectly Plant-Based October
These vegan recipes will keep you feeling full through fall. | Simple Veganista

October has arrived; cue 31 nights of Halloween movie on repeat! This month is all about comfort foods and seasonal produce, like squash (because pumpkins aren’t just for carving). Bookmark your favorites and sit down to a nourishing vegan meal while you binge-watch your Halloween favorites.

31 Vegan Recipes for a Perfectly Plant-Based October


31 Vegan Recipes for a Perfectly Plant-Based October
Why not ditch pasta for giant couscous? | House and Garden

1. Giant Couscous With Butternut Squash & Herbs

Did you know couscous is more like pasta than a grain? Forget the usual penne and try this hearty veggie couscous instead.

Get the recipe here.

31 Vegan Recipes for a Perfectly Plant-Based October
Spinach injects a bit more nutrition to your mac and cheese. | The Feed Feed

2. Vegan Spinach Mac & Cheese

Adding greens to your mac and cheese will make you feel super grown-up.

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31 Vegan Recipes for a Perfectly Plant-Based October
These cinnamon rolls are the perfect vegan treat. | Broma Bakery

3. Vegan Cinnamon Rolls

These incredible vegan pastries are just perfectly sweet and wonderfully fluffy.

Get the recipe here.

31 Vegan Recipes for a Perfectly Plant-Based October
This pumpkin gnocchi is egg-free. | The Stingy Vegan

4. Vegan Pumpkin Gnocchi

Want to try making your own pasta? Gnocchi is a great place to start. The pumpkin in this recipe amps up the fiber and nutrition, and unlike traditional gnocchi, this delicious recipe is egg-free!

Get the recipe here.

31 Vegan Recipes for a Perfectly Plant-Based October
Try seitan instead of chicken in this potpie. | May I Have That Recipe

5. Vegan Herbed Seitan Vol Au Vents

A classic vegan chicken potpie is elevated with this French twist. Perfect for dinner parties, these individual savory pastries are packed with seitan-based ‘chicken’ and flavorful veggies, surrounded by a light, buttery, and flaky crust.

Get the recipe here.

31 Vegan Recipes for a Perfectly Plant-Based October
You don’t need to miss out on steak when you ditch meat. | Elephantastic Vegan

6. Vegan Steak

There are a few entrees we just didn’t get until we went vegan. Steak is one of them; this vegan version is simply outstanding.

Get the recipe here.

31 Vegan Recipes for a Perfectly Plant-Based October
Try this vegan pasta. | I Love Vegan

7. Vegan Coconut Penne Primavera

This pasta primavera won’t weigh you down. It’s also customizable, so you can throw whatever veggie you fancy into the mix for a nutritious and fiber-packed meal.

Get the recipe here.

31 Vegan Recipes for a Perfectly Plant-Based October
Replace pasta with veggies in this lasagna recipe. | Mindful Chef

8. Squash, Mushroom, and Lentil Lasagne

For the squash-lovers, this is your new go-to lasagne recipe. Thin layers of roasted squash take the place of traditional noodles, so you get your favorite fall veggie in every bite.

Get the recipe here.

31 Vegan Recipes for a Perfectly Plant-Based October
This ratatouille is simple to make. | Basil and Vogue

9. Easy Ratatouille Stir-fry

We’re not saying it’s mandatory to watch “Ratatouille” while you devour this, but it’s definitely a strong suggestion.

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31 Vegan Recipes for a Perfectly Plant-Based October
You don’t need plates with this butternut squash dish. | Emile Eats

10. Savory Vegan Stuffed Butternut Squash

No plates required. We love veggies that are big enough to act as edible serving ware.

Get the recipe here.

31 Vegan Recipes for a Perfectly Plant-Based October
Add some tang to your greens with pesto. | The Flexitarian

11. Beetroot & Cauliflower Kale Salad With Pesto Dressing

 The pesto adds a tasty and tangy edge to this salad. It could well become your new favorite way to eat greens.

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31 Vegan Recipes for a Perfectly Plant-Based October
Try these vegan chicken fingers. | Six Vegan Sisters

12. Seitan Chik’n Fingers

Everyone loves some good finger food. These mock chicken fingers are fun, healthy, and go great with the dipping sauce.

Get the recipe here.

31 Vegan Recipes for a Perfectly Plant-Based October
So good you’ll want seconds. | Wow Its Veggie

13. Vegan Pumpkin Pasta

Plain pasta? Boring. Load up on pumpkins for a delicious, hearty pasta dish that’s entirely plant-based.

Get the recipe here.

31 Vegan Recipes for a Perfectly Plant-Based October
Instead of a takeaway, try this red Thai curry. | Nora Cooks

14. Red Thai Curry

This restaurant-quality red Thai curry dish comes together in just a half-hour. That’s probably faster than the delivery person can get to your door. Plus, no need to tip!

Get the recipe here.

31 Vegan Recipes for a Perfectly Plant-Based October
Add vegan bacon to your Brussels sprouts. | The Minimalist Baker

15. Brussels Sprout Slaw With Coconut Bacon

Learn to love Brussels sprouts. They’re as good for you as they are tasty. Plus, this dish is covered in vegan bacon, which can pretty much guarantee it’s going to be amazing.

Get the recipe here.

31 Vegan Recipes for a Perfectly Plant-Based October
This chickpea curry will warm you up through fall. | Jessica in the Kitchen

16. Vegan Gluten-Free Coconut Chickpea Curry

Curry and rice. Sometimes, that’s all you need. Pair with a generous scoop of rice (or cauliflower rice) and a squeeze of lime, and you’re set for a warm, cozy evening.

Get the recipe here.

31 Vegan Recipes for a Perfectly Plant-Based October
Try these fall pumpkin bowls. | Full of Plants

17. Fall Pumpkin Buddha Bowls

Eat your way through fall with these pumpkin buddha bowls.

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31 Vegan Recipes for a Perfectly Plant-Based October
Impress your guests with vegan polenta. | Bianca Zapatka

18. Creamy Vegan Polenta With Mushrooms and Spinach

Polenta may take a bit of time to make, but this meal is well worth it. Think of it as a sophisticated take on cornbread. Bookmark this next time you want to impress guests.

Get the recipe here.

31 Vegan Recipes for a Perfectly Plant-Based October
Ditch nachos for mushrooms with this vegan recipe. | Simple Veganista

19. Moroccan Pumpkin Chickpea Stew

Pumpkin. Chickpeas. Warm stew. Need we say more?

Get the recipe here.

31 Vegan Recipes for a Perfectly Plant-Based October
Make a warming chili this October. | Delish Knowledge

20. Vegan Pumpkin Chili

October is officially the start of chili season. Add this recipe to your chili arsenal for a hearty bowl of awesomeness you can make while at work.

Get the recipe here.

31 Vegan Recipes for a Perfectly Plant-Based October
Serve your next curry with this vegan flatbread. | Vegan Richa

21. Gluten-Free Sweet Potato Vegan Flatbread

Fill your obligatory October orange quota with these tender sweet potato flatbreads. They’re great served alongside curry, chili, and stew.

Get the recipe here.

31 Vegan Recipes for a Perfectly Plant-Based October
Dinner is served. | Karissa’s Vegan Kitchen

22. Vegan Scalloped Potatoes

 Eat these scalloped potatoes as a side or all by themselves. Your choice.

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31 Vegan Recipes for a Perfectly Plant-Based October
Pack this pot pie recipe with nutritious veggies. | Sweet Simple Vegan

23. Skillet Biscuit Pot Pie

Vegan pot pie? Oh yes, it’s definitely a thing. This skillet casserole is packed with veggies, so you can celebrate the warm cozy season with every forkful.

Get the recipe here.

31 Vegan Recipes for a Perfectly Plant-Based October
This pizza is tasty and nutritious. | The Colorful Kitchen

24. Vegan Butternut Squash Pizza

It doesn’t matter what month it is, pizza is a must. The creamy butternut squash takes this pizza from simply delicious to decadent, delightful, and dreamy.

Get the recipe here.

31 Vegan Recipes for a Perfectly Plant-Based October
Warm your belly with vegan tomato soup. | Nora Cooks

25. Creamy Tomato Soup

It’s soup season! This vegan tomato soup is so good you may not even need the grilled cheese.

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31 Vegan Recipes for a Perfectly Plant-Based October
In need of some comfort? Try this vegan stew. | Connosierus Veg

26. Rosemary Vegan Chicklins & Dumplins Stew

Bounce back from a bad mood with this incredibly comforting recipe. Not only does it taste amazing, but the spectacular smells will also infuse your kitchen with a sense of childhood, cozy flannel, and all the warm-fuzzies.

Get the recipe here.

31 Vegan Recipes for a Perfectly Plant-Based October
Ditch seafood for veg to make this tasty vegan soup. | Oh My Veggies

27. Vegan Cioppino Soup

This traditional seafood soup is veganized with the help of veggies like meaty mushrooms. Be sure to serve with a thick cut of crusty bread to soak up the fantastic broth.

Get the recipe here.

31 Vegan Recipes for a Perfectly Plant-Based October
Make this classic French dish with mushrooms instead of beef. | Delicious Everyday

28. Mushroom Bourguignon

Oooh, la la. This plant-based rendition of the classic French Beef Bourguignon is equally complex, robust, and flavorful, without harming the animals, your health, or the environment. Bon appétit!

Get the recipe here.

31 Vegan Recipes for a Perfectly Plant-Based October
Use hash browns instead of mash in this shepherd’s pie. | Fried Dandelions

29. Hash Brown Shepherd’s Pie

Move over mashed potatoes – hash browns are the new way to top an epic shepherd’s pie. The crisp potatoes give the meal an additional textural element that traditional casseroles lack.

Get the recipe here.

31 Vegan Recipes for a Perfectly Plant-Based October
This vegan meatloaf is guaranteed to fill you up. | Detoxinista

30. Vegan Meatloaf

Meatloaf not only brings a welcome wave of childhood nostalgia, but it’s also super filling. The perfect dish to make in bulk and feed the masses!

Get the recipe here.

31 Vegan Recipes for a Perfectly Plant-Based October
Mushrooms make the perfect vegan meat. | Closet Cooking

31. Balsamic Soy Roasted Garlic Mushrooms

Utterly. Addictive. A flavor fusion you won’t forget. Mushrooms truly are the new meat.

Get the recipe here.