Quick Plant-based lunches

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  • Serves 2

  • 20 minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for vegans

This hearty soup is quick and easy to make and has the warming flavours of the Cajun spices, perfect for a winter’s day.

  • Serves 2

  • 30 Minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for vegans

When you want a delicious, filling and healthy dinner that can be made in 30 minutes, this vegan Mexican-style feast is exactly what you need! Crunchy tacos filled with a refreshing chunky homemade salsa, topped with a spicy, chunky lentil mix is the perfect combo – and great fun for assembling and enjoying with friends.

  • Serves 4

  • 30 minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, gluten-free, vegans and vegetarians

Plant-based sushi – yes it’s a thing and we love it! Full wholesome goodness made with lentils and quinoa

  • Serves 2

  • 15 minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, gluten-free, vegans and vegetarians

This fresh, light, summery salad is perfectly refreshing for those special summery days.

  • Serves 6

  • 15 Minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

Tasty tacos that ate fresh, quick and perfect for a light and easy summer meal

  • Serves 4

  • 20 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

Deliciously Persian spice vegetable skewers on a bed of Persian Style Quinoa & Lentils, a perfect quick and easy plant-based midweek meal.

  • Serves 2

  • 15 Minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

This salad shows you how you can hack your way to delicious and beautiful by combining carefully shopped, good quality pre-cooked ingredients with a few fresh things to make a lovely meal. It is colourful, quick and can be layered up in jars or pots the night before.

  • Serves 2

  • 30 Minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

This recipe is an amazing, nutritious alternative to the classic baked beans on toast, a delicious plant-based recipe that can be eaten any time of the day!

  • Serves 2

  • 25 minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, gluten-free and vegans

A healthy, plant-based lunch to enjoy at home or take with you to work by Being Healthful – make sure […]

  • Serves 2

  • 15 Minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Proficient

Suitable for dairy-free, gluten-free, vegans and vegetarians

The combination of lentils, mushrooms and chestnuts with a delicate whiff of truffle is my kind of comfort food

  • Serves 2

  • 5 Minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

We’ve partnered up with Tiba Tempeh on this one for a quick, simple but very tasty plant based meal that’s full […]

  • Serves 2

  • 30 Minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Proficient

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

These punchy little fritters are great to make in bulk and put in your lunch box throughout the week, they’re plant based, delicious and rather filling so tick many boxes!

  • Serves 2

  • 30 minutes

  • 3 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

These Mexican Style Veggie Balls are packed full of flavours and takes no time at all to make thanks to Merchant Gourmet precooked Mexican style Rice Grain and pulses.

  • Serves 4

  • 30 Minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

A plant-based paella with all the flavours and textures of the traditional seafood dish, except with this recipe the grains have been cooked for you so there’s no hassle with aborio rice sticking to the bottom of the pan! Perfect for stress free, mid-week family meals.

  • Serves 4

  • 35 minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

This hearty Vegan salad is packed full of Persian spice. Ready in less than 30 minutes and using just one tray, it’s not only quick and easy to throw together

  • Serves 2

  • 30 minutes

  • 3 pans

  • Proficient

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

These lentil kofte’s are a fun vegetarian treat for all the family. The garlicky yogurt dip adds a fresh flavour to the pita’s, you’ll wish you made extra!

  • Serves 2

  • 20 Minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Proficient

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

A 20-minute cooking time, gorgeous tastes of Morocco and healthy ingredients – what’s not to love about this Zaalouk recipe? […]

  • Serves 4

  • 30 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

The key to this dish is the slicing of your vegetables, the finer the better! Eat with BBQ prawns, pork or beef.

  • Serves 2

  • 20 minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, gluten-free, vegans and vegetarians

For variety, the ‘bo-saam’ can be made with the grains alongside chicken, roast peppers, glazed aubergine, any cooked or leftover meat, or sun-dried tomatoes

  • Serves 2

  • 15 Minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, gluten-free, vegans and vegetarians

This Salad is perfect for a light summery dinner. I love combination of fresh and cooked veggies and I don’t like to spend ages in the kitchen

  • Serves 2

  • 30 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

Here we have a vibrant, middle eastern salad with a few extra special touches to liven up the plate. The pita chips are a delicious addition, you’ll be wondering why you hadn’t thought of them yourself!

  • Serves 2

  • 30 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for vegetarians

This speedy dish of beef tomatoes stuffed with our Pesto-ey Italian-Infused Grains and pine nuts are simply baked in the oven before drizzling with everyone’s favourite balsamic glaze.

  • Serves 2

  • 20 minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, gluten-free, vegans and vegetarians

The sweet, sharp and salty combination of the roasted feta and tomatoes with the balsamic vinegar dressing, goes perfectly with the warming earthiness of the puy lentils.

  • Serves 4

  • 10

  • 3 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free and vegetarians

Panzanella is a classic salad from Tuscany that’s made with the freshest, ripest
tomatoes, aromatic basil leaves, lightly pickled onions and crunchy croutons.

  • Serves 2

  • 20 minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, gluten-free and vegetarians

These quick roast carrots are a game changer and perfect for a speedy work lunch. Make it vegan with a plantbased yoghurt, or add an additional portion of protein for a more substantial dinner.

  • Serves 2

  • 30 Minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

These easy, veggie burritos are a perfect, tasty mid week meal and a healthy plant-based alternative to a family classic.

  • Serves 2

  • 30 Minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, gluten-free, vegans and vegetarians

This one pan lunch is simple, filling and packed full of flavours. The butternut squash and halloumi go perfectly with the subtle spices of the Persian quinoa and lentils.

  • Serves 2

  • 15 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for vegetarians

Braised rainbow tomatoes tumbling over cool burrata, on a bed of our Pesto-ey Italian-Infused Grains, drizzled with basil oil and served with toasted ciabatta.

  • Serves 2

  • 30 minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for gluten-free and vegetarians

A deliciously wholesome, summery salad – just the thing for a quick lunch.

  • Serves 2

  • 35 minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for vegetarians

Fresh flavours and beautiful colours – just what you need from a quick and easy salad!

  • Serves 2

  • 20 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for gluten-free and vegetarians

A wonderfully vibrant, fresh pea and spinach soup, topped with crispy chestnut croutons. Perfect for a light lunch, or a snazzy starter.

  • Serves 2

  • 20 minutes

  • 3 pans

  • Proficient

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

Perfect “Meat-free Monday” idea with lots of flavour

  • Serves 2

  • 30 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

These make great packed lunches to take to work or for kids. They have some great veggies, and protein packed feta and quinoa

  • Serves 2

  • 20 minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

“I first came across the idea of using leaves as a wrap on a Korean Airline flight and I love […]

  • Serves 4

  • 20 Minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for gluten-free, vegans and vegetarians

The porcini’s earthy flavour is the perfect partner for the Puglia lentils and parsley in this delicious soup recipe

  • Serves 6

  • 30 Minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, gluten-free, vegans and vegetarians

This is a little like a lentil minestrone with a few spices added, one of which is the paprika that gives the soup a smoky kiss

  • Serves 2

  • 20 mins

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

This recipe is for Fuelling – a dish providing energy that players could eat before training or matches. This has a slow-release carbohydrate base and is low in fat.

  • Serves 4

  • 20 minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, gluten-free and vegetarians

This creation can easily be a delicious vegetarian main meal by itself, with a few slices of crusty white bread to dip in the dressing. Otherwise, add to BBQ’d meats and cheeses of your choice.

  • Serves 4

  • 15 minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for gluten-free and vegetarians

This fresh yet filling side dish is the perfect accompaniment to chicken or white fish, and will keep perfectly well in the fridge for a few days after prepping.

  • Serves 2

  • 15 Minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

A great feast of flavours and colour, this is a glorious salad to add a little sunshine to your lunchtime