30 One Pot Vegan Meals

Looking for easy vegan meals? This list of 30 One Pot Vegan Meals is the place to start! Tons of one pot meals, including gluten-free options!

One Pot Vegan Meals

Have you ever gotten home from a busy day, stared at your stove and thought to yourself, “there is literally nothing I’d rather do less right now than spend an hour in the kitchen.” I’m gonna guess that the answer is yes. We all need more easy vegan recipes in our back pocket for those days, and my friends that’s where one pot meals come in.

Without a doubt, this round-up of one pot vegan meals will seriously save your life when you want a quick and easy dinner. Less clean-up = more time doing something better (aka anything else).

I know you all are always looking for more easy vegan meals you can have up your sleeves on busy weeknights. Look through this list, pick out a couple you want to try, and make one new one pot meal per week! Soon enough, you’ll have an arsenal of tasty vegan one pot meals to pick from on those crazy busy days. There are recipes for everything from curry to pasta to chili to mac and cheese in this round-up, so I know you’ll find something that sounds good to you.

One Pot Pasta Recipes

One pot pasta recipes are one of my go-to’s in the colder months because they’re so comforting and satisfying. There are so many directions you can go with one pot pasta dishes – vegan mac and cheese, Asian-inspired noodle recipes, classic spaghetti – the list goes on. Here are some of my favorite one pot pasta recipes for an easy vegan dinner that you can get on the table with minimal fuss (and dishes!).

1. One Pan Mexican Pasta Skillet

A cast iron skillet serving a one-pot Mexican pasta

2. One Pan Tomato Kale Pasta (GF)

An overhead shot of a cast iron skillet serving a tomato kale pasta dish

3. 30 Minute Vegan Peanut Butter Noodles

4. One Pot Five Ingredient Hummus Pasta by Sweet Simple Vegan

Looking for easy and delicious dinner recipes? This round-up of 30 One Pot Vegan Meals is a great place to start! There is something for everyone, from curry to chili to pasta.

5. Super Simple Vegan Mac and Cheese by Fit Foodie Finds

A fork digging into a bowl of vegan mac and cheese

6. One Pot Pad Thai Noodles by Contendedness Cooking (GF)

A white dutch oven filled with vegan pad thai

7. One Pot Ratatouille Spaghetti by Wallflower Kitchen (GF)

A fork digging into a white bowl filled with spaghetti, tomato sauce and veggies

8. Mediterranean One Pot Pasta by Sunkissed Kitchen

A pot filled with dried spaghetti, red onion, black olives, artichokes, tomatoes and sprigs of thyme sits on a cutting board surrounded by bulbs of garlic, thyme and spices

9. One Pot Vegan Pasta with Spicy Sun-dried Tomato Sauce by The Endless Meal (GF)

A skillet serving vegan pasta topped with sundried tomatoes and basil

10. One Pot Creamy Garlic Pasta by Yup, it’s Vegan!

A creamy pot of vegan fettuccini pasta topped with ribbons of basil and red pepper flakes


One Pot Soups and Stews

What’s better than cozying up with a hot bowl of soup at the end of the day? I know! Knowing it all came together in one pot, meaning you only have one dish to clean when you’re done making it! Soups, stews, chilis, and curries are all typically one pot meals by nature, and can easily become a complete, well-rounded meal with the right ingredients. These vegan soups and stews are all great options that will warm you up and keep you feeling satisfied.

11. Vegan Slow Cooker Black Bean Soup

a bowl of black bean soup served with rice, avocado, dairy free sour cream and tortilla chips

12. One Pot Vegan Tortilla Soup by Minimalist Baker (GF)

A wooden bowl filled with vegan taco soup topped with cilantro and avocado slices

13. One Pot Vegan White Bean Shakshuka by Making Thyme for Health (GF)

A hand holding a slice of bread scoops into a cast iron skillet of vegan shakshuka

14. One Pot Yellow Chickpea Coconut Curry by Minimalist Baker (GF)

A pot of yellow chickpea coconut curry served alongside a platter of green chilis, red onion and cilantro

15. One Pot Vegan Pumpkin Chili by Making Thyme for Health (GF)

Vegan pumpkin chili topped with two slices of avocado, vegan sour cream, jalapenos and cilantro

16. One Pot Veggietastic Minestrone Soup by Fannetastic Food

A bowl of vegan minestrone topped with sprigs of basil

17. One Pan Vegan Chickpea Shakshuka by Yumsome (GF)

A hand scoops a piece of bread into a pot of vegan shakshuka

18. Weekday Cauliflower Dal by Green Kitchen Stories (GF)

Two bowls of vegan dal topped with sauteed spinach and tomatoes

19. West African Peanut Soup by Cookie and Kate (GF)

An overhead shot featuring two bowls of West African Peanut Soup served alongside brown rice

20. Glowing Carrot Ginger Soup by Hummusapien (GF)

A white bowl filled with vegan carrot ginger soup

21. Golden Chana Masala by The First Mess (GF)

A spoon taking a scoop of golden chana masala out of a white bowl

22. Italian Orzo Soup by Gimme Some Oven

A red pot filled with Italian orzo soup

23. Easy Vegan Red Lentil Dal by Simply Quinoa (GF)

Vegan red lentil dal is served in a white bowl and two meal prep containers alongside white rice and arugula


Vegan One Pot Meals with Grains, Rice and Beans

When you think about one pot meals, I bet your mind typically goes to chili or pasta, right? I bet you didn’t even know you could make some of your favorite vegan meals into one pot recipes! From delicious one pot Mexican quinoa, to vegan Jambalaya and a delicious vegan barbacoa, these one pan recipes make for the most comforting, easy vegan dinners.


24. Classic Cajun Vegan Jambalaya (GF)

A bowl of one-pot vegan jambalaya topped with herbs

25. One Pot Mexican Quinoa by From My Bowl (GF)

Vegan Mexican quinoa salad topped with cilantro

26. One Pot Moroccan Chickpea Quinoa Salad by Ambitious Kitchen (GF)

An overhead shot of a bowl of Moroccan quinoa chickpea salad

27. One Pot Lentil Taco Skillet by Making Thyme for Health (GF)

A vegan taco skillet topped with vegan sour cream and sliced avocado

28. Italian Quinoa with White Beans by Simply Quinoa (GF)

A white bowl filled with Italian quinoa salad topped with ribbons of basil

29. One Pot Vegan Barbacoa by Minimalist Baker (GF)

A hand holding a corn tortilla filled with vegan barbacoa, sliced radishes and cilantro

30. One Pot Tandoori Quinoa by Yup, it’s Vegan! (GF)

A skillet filled with cooked quinoa, tomatoes and herbs being stirred with a wooden spatula