4 Cheap Vegan Meals That Are Easy to Make

cheap vegan meals

Veganism is a diet that excludes animal products, including meat, eggs, and dairy. Vegan meals are typically inexpensive to prepare since they consist of vegetables, legumes, grains, and fruits. Here are some cheap vegan meals ideas for those who want to spend less money on groceries.

This blog post will go over some cheap vegan meals ideas that are easy to make but also cheap so you can save more money on your grocery bill! There is nothing better than being able to have delicious food without spending too much time or money preparing it! So if you’re looking for an affordable way of living as a vegan then read on! The recipes I am sharing with you today all cost under $5 per serving which means no matter what your budget is, you will be able to eat the recipes below!

1. Roasted Vegetable Sandwich

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The base of this cheap vegan meal is a loaf of whole wheat bread, so you can purchase it cheaply from the store and then only pay for the ingredients you want on your sandwich! This meal includes roasted vegetables such as butternut squash, tomatoes, and onion which are all cheap vegetables to buy since they are in season right now! Other cheap veggies that go great on a sandwich or could be used as a side dish include mushrooms, button mushrooms, celery, green peppers, cucumbers, carrots, zucchini/courgettes, onions, cauliflower/broccoli florets. Add some beans to your sandwich to give it an extra punch of protein! Cheap beans like black beans, chickpeas/garbanzo beans, and kidney beans are a cheap source of protein.For extra cheap vegan meals recipe ideas, use only the spices you like instead of using others that are more expensive.

2. Lentil Soup

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This cheap vegan meal is perfect for those days where it’s cold outside or you just want something warm and comforting! It does taste better the second day so you can make a large batch and store any leftovers in the fridge. The ingredients include 1 tablespoon of olive oil, 1 medium onion chopped, 2 cloves of garlic minced, 3 celery stalks- chopped, 4 carrots – sliced, 2 bay leaves (optional), salt and pepper to taste, and 1 cup of uncooked lentils.

3. Black Bean Burrito Bowls

This cheap vegan meal is perfect for when you’re craving Mexican food! It’s easy to customize to your liking and all of the ingredients can be found cheap at most stores. The ingredients include 1 can of black beans- rinsed and drained, 1/2 cup of cooked brown rice, 1/2 cup of salsa, 2 tablespoons of chopped cilantro (optional), and 1 tablespoon of olive oil. You could also add cheap toppings to your bowls such as cheap shredded cheese, cheap guacamole, cheap chopped red onion, and cheap sliced green onions. They also sell cheap tortilla chips you could use as a side dish for this meal!

4. Vegetable Stir Fry

This cheap vegan meal is perfect for those nights where you want something healthy and delicious but don’t have time to cook it! The ingredients include 1 tablespoon of cornstarch (optional), 1/4 cup of soy sauce or Bragg’s Amino Acids if gluten-free, 3 tablespoons of oil- divided into 1 tablespoon and 2 tablespoons, 2 cloves garlic- minced, 4-5 stalks bok choy- chopped in big pieces with the leafy parts in separate piles from the stems which are chopped in small pieces, 1/2 cup of carrots-diced, 1 cup of snow peas- strings removed if they are cheap(cut off both sides of the peapod and pull), cheap mushrooms sliced (shitake or white cheap mushrooms work great since they are cheap.

Conclusion: We hope this article has given you some ideas about how to create delicious, healthy vegan meals. If your budget is tight or you want more options for quick and easy vegan recipes, be sure to check out our blog post on 4 Cheap Vegan Meals That Are Easy To Make. Bon appetit!

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