We all have our regular go-to dinners and daily meals we keep on rotation. They’re easy, familiar, and comforting, but every now and then we crave variety. The start of a new month is an ideal time to revamp our monotonous meals and try something new and exciting. There’s no need to completely overhaul the tried-and-true favorites, but a little inspiration sprinkled in can keep staple meals from becoming tired and boring. Try out a few of these 31 phenomenal vegan dishes, and see which ones best fit your diet and lifestyle. Some are terrific summer weeknight meals that can easily work into your schedule, whereas others are great to have on hand for special occasions. Either way, you’re guaranteed to have one tasty July.

31 Vegan Recipes That Will Make Your July Perfectly Plant-Based


1. Baked Gnocchi With Arrabbiata and Vegan Mozzarella

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What’s more fun than trying to correctly pronounce gnocchi? Putting it in cute individual ramekins for a personal pasta serving. Make it rain vegan parm!

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2. Spring Vegetable Lo Mein

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Forget the fish sauce and honey in your stir-fry sauce, this recipe is animal-free and totally worthy of becoming your new go-to.

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3. Vegan Summer Pasta Salad

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Bring this fresh, lightened-up herby pasta salad to your summer picnic or beach trip. No mayo means you don’t have to worry about it going bad in the July heat.

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4. Vegan Chickpea Curry Jacket Potatoes

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The perfect meal is simple to make yet exploding with flavor, nourishment, and balance. This recipe is all that and more, with a bit of spice thrown in, too.

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5. Marinated Summer Squash Grilling Packs

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Throw these veggie packs in the oven or on the grill. They’re easy to prep, versatile, and super tasty. Plus, you’ll get a mini steam facial when you open up the pouch!

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6. Nacho Cheese Tofu Scramble Enchiladas

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Why choose when you can have it all? This nacho-enchilada-tofu-scramble hybrid is perfect for the indecisive eater.

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7. Vegan Greek Chickpea Lettuce Wraps

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Lighten it up this summer with a protein-packed lettuce wrap. Stuffed with spiced chickpeas and creamy avocado, this meal is far from boring diet food.

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8. Toasted Israeli Couscous Salad With Grilled Summer Vegetables

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All the flavors in this dish marry harmoniously to create a glorious mecca of goodness. Make it a few hours or a day ahead of serving to let the couscous really soak in the dressing.

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9. Vegan Poutine with Homemade Gravy

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Poutine is the new chili fries, eh?

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10. Tropical Quinoa Pilaf With Coconut, Sweet Potatoes, and Kale

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Add a sweet new “something” to your average grain and veg bowl by throwing some coconut into the mix.

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11. Baked Vegan Mushroom Fries with Vegan Aioli

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Move over french fries, mushrooms are where it’s at.

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12. Tofu and Veggie BBQ Bowl

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Because (almost) everything is better when tossed with vegan barbecue sauce.

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13. Roasted Fennel With Tomato Sauce

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Pro Tip: veggies taste way better when roasted. Even the pickiest eaters will love this dish.

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14. Sticky Red Onion & Sausage Bake with Gravy

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When a simple salad and light dinner just won’t do, dig in to this hearty, carnivore-approved meal.

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15. Chickenless Cabbage Salad

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No more sad salads! Pile on the toppings for a salad that’s not only good for you, but something you crave.

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16. Shiitake Nigiri

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We shit[iake] you not, this recipe is so much like eel that you can serve it to all your fish-loving friends.

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17. Creamy Thai Slaw with Baked Wonton Chips

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No summer party is complete without a good dip. Don’t be the third person to bring hummus or store-bought guac; try out this creamy peanutty dip instead!

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18. Churrasco-Style Tofu Steaks with Hemp Chimichurri

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Take tofu from drab to fab with a good char and generous spoonfuls of some hemp-based chimichuri.

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19. Kidney Bean Millet Beet Burgers

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Make your own “bleeding” burger with this beet-based recipe.

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20. One Skillet Vegan Hamburger Helper

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Bring back childhood. This one-pot meal will make you want to come in for dinner after a long day of summer play.

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21. The Big Vegan Rainbow Bowl With Maple Almond Butter Dressing

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With a little fruit and veg, it’s easy to eat the rainbow.

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22. The Mean Green Detox Salad

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If detoxing means we get to eat a mixing bowl-sized salad filled withour favorite produce, we’re all in.

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23. Bulgur With Roasted Red Peppers, Chickpeas, and Spinach

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Stuck in a grain rut? Give bulgur a try.

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24. Sweet Potato-Black Bean Pasta Summer Rolls with Coconut-Lime Tahini Sauce

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Host a spring roll making party and see who can wrap the fastest!

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25. BBQ Chickpea & Cauliflower Flatbreads with Avocado Mash

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It’s grill season, baby! These unique personal pizzas pair perfectly with a good char.

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26. Kale-and-Chickpea Grain Bowl With Avocado Dressing

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You’ll want to drizzle this avocado dressing on everything.

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27. Egg-Free Tofu Salad

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Anyone else weirded out by egg salad? Trust us, the vegan version is so much better.

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28. Mushroom Bruschetta

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Your new dinner party staple.

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29. Better-Than-Restaurant Gluten-Free Falafel

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Save your moola’ and make restaurant-quality falafel from the comfort of your home. You can even make this in your PJ’s.

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30. Vegan Caesar Salad with Grilled Lettuce and Herby Croutons

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Ever grilled lettuce before? Highly recommended.

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31. Cauliflower, Sweet Potato, & Herb Salad

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So what if the only leafy green ingredient in here is an herb? We’re still calling it salad.

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