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25 Oil-Free Vegan Dinner Recipes

These oil free vegan dinner recipes are whole food plant-based, delicious and flavorful! With easy to find ingredients, these easy recipes are perfect for those following a vegan and oil free lifestyle.

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No Oil Vegan Recipes

Whether you are going oil free for heart disease concerns like Lauren who reversed heart disease and aced plant based eating or you need oil free recipes for general well being, these dinner recipes will satisfy!


Whole food plant based eating (WFPB) focuses on eating minimally processed foods and generally avoids oils, added sugars and animal proteins such as meat, eggs, seafood and dairy.

If you are considering an oil free, plant based lifestyle or even just want to reduce your oil consumption check out these additional oil free vegan recipes have ideas from breakfast to dessert.

I hope you enjoy these oil free vegan dinner recipes that focus on natural whole foods and taste great!

Whole Food, Plant Based Oil-Free Vegan Dinner Recipes

Vegan Taco Lettuce Wraps
You will love this healthy way to enjoy taco Tuesday! These vegan taco lettuce wraps are made with quinoa cooked with spices and peppers and then wrapped in a lettuce shell! It's nutritious and filling for lunch or a weeknight dinner all while staying lower carb.
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Three vegan taco lettuce wraps in a taco stand.
Vegan Street Tacos
These Vegan Street Tacos are easy and delicious. Topped with Chili-Lime Tofu, Pico de Gallo, and Vegan Chipotle Mayo.
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Vegan Street Tacos
Roasted Cauliflower Steaks with Gremolata
Make these cauliflower steaks served with gremolata for an amazing plant based dinner.
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Easy Gluten Free Vegan Pot Pie Recipe
This easy gluten free vegan pot pie recipe will blow your mind! It’s so creamy and delicious you will not believe it has no dairy or gluten.
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Easy Gluten Free Vegan Pot Pie Recipe
Glazed Tofu Roast
This glazed tofu roast with soy-pineapple glaze is sweet, savory, beautiful, and incredibly easy to make for your family dinner.
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Glazed Tofu Roast
Creamy Vegan Pesto Pasta Bake (no cheese) – Home-Cooked Roots
This Creamy Vegan Pesto Pasta Bake is made with Dairy Free Pesto and is one of my favorite easy vegan casseroles. Just 10 minutes!
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Creamy Vegan Pesto Pasta Bake (no cheese) - Home-Cooked Roots
Quick Vegan Sesame Noodles
Saucy and flavorful vegan noodles make a perfect weeknight meal. Ready in 25 minutes, versatile, and a blank slate for healthy veggies.
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Quick Vegan Sesame Noodles
Easy Vegan Sushi Recipe
Easy vegan maki sushi is easier than you think to make at home. It’s a great family activity to do when you want to enjoy some time together. This Vegan sushi recipe uses fresh veggies and tofu to provide a well-balanced and delicious meal you can serve any time of day. Make it ahead to have an easy…
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Easy Vegan Sushi Recipe
Cheesy Vegan Gluten-Free Orzo Stuffed Peppers (Allergy-Free)
An easy meatless version of a classic comfort food dinner! These Cheesy Vegan Gluten-Free Orzo Stuffed Peppers are top 8 allergy-free & easy to prepare!
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Cheesy Vegan Gluten-Free Orzo Stuffed Peppers (Allergy-Free)
Oil Free Roasted Vegetables with Easy Lemon Cream Sauce
Oil free roasted vegetables with an easy lemon cream sauce are perfect for a plant based dinner!
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Spiced Chickpea Stew (Gluten Free) ~ Veggie Inspired
Chunky, saucy, flavorful, and full of healthy plant based protein, this Spiced Chickpea Stew couldn’t be easier to make & is so yummy! Ready in 30 minutes!
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Spiced Chickpea Stew (Gluten Free) ~ Veggie Inspired
Vegetable Spaghetti
Vegetable Spaghetti is an easy plant-based recipe your family will enjoy.
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Vegetable Spaghetti
Plant-Based Nut Loaves Recipe with Seeds, Lentils & Whole Grains
These healthy Plant-Based Nut Loaves are from The Kick Diabetes Cookbook. They’re oil-free, nutrient-dense, and great for any occasion.
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Plant-Based Nut Loaves Recipe with Seeds, Lentils & Whole Grains
Creamy Vegan Vegetable Lasagna Soup
This delicious vegan vegetable lasagna soup is loaded with veggies, beans, GF lasagna noodles & creamy sunflower seed cream broth. Ready in 1 hour!
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Flavorful Thai Vegetable Stir-Fry – Nutriciously
Easy Thai vegetable stir-fry with vegan homemade flavorful sauce, pumpkin, tofu and broccoli. Try this 20-minute gluten-free weeknight dinner!
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Flavorful Thai Vegetable Stir-Fry – Nutriciously
Instant Pot Oil-Free Mushroom Gumbo – Plant Based Instant Pot
If you want to see just how much flavor you can squeeze out of a few vegetables, you need to make my Instant Pot Oil-Free Mushroom Gumbo. The veggies cook down to create an intense umami broth that’s thickened with toasted oat flour to make the flavor even more complex. But don’t worry it’s really
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Instant Pot Oil-Free Mushroom Gumbo - Plant Based Instant Pot
healthy homemade oil-free quinoa (not) fried rice
A healthy oil free vegan quinoa (not) fried rice with mixed vegetables and a homemade peanut stir fry sauce. Easy lunch or dinner idea. Gluten free.
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healthy homemade oil-free quinoa (not) fried rice
Vegan Tetrazzini with Soy Curls
I remember the dishes I used to eat before I started eating a plant-based diet and some of those were pretty tasty! Like Tetrazzini… all creamy and gooey with peas, mushrooms, and noodles. But now I can enjoy it again without the guilt with this
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Vegan Tetrazzini with Soy Curls
Roasted Dill and Dijon Creamer Potatoes
Roasted dill and mustard creamer potatoes are an easy dairy free side dish with savory dill followed by a touch of tang from Dijon mustard.
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Vegan White Sauce Pasta With Veggies – Nutriciously
Easy vegan white sauce pasta with vegetables ready in 30 minutes! Low-fat, healthy and delicious family-friendly plant-based dinner.
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Vegan White Sauce Pasta With Veggies – Nutriciously
Homemade Vegan Lasagna (oil-free)
Creamy, savory, layered cheesy goodness. This homemade vegan lasagna is simple to make, healthy, plant-based and totally oil-free!
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Homemade Vegan Lasagna (oil-free)
Vegan Baked Pasta [Oil Free]
The ultimate comfort dish! This vegan baked pasta features layers of tender penne, a cashew ricotta cheese and a hearty, walnut bolognese sauce. Prepare to be impressed!
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Vegan Baked Pasta [Oil Free]
Cashew Tofu Lettuce Wraps (Vegan!)
Flavorful vegan Cashew Tofu Lettuce Wraps drizzled with a Thai-style peanut sauce! It’s a light & refreshing meal… yet satisfying and protein-rich. (Vegan, gluten-free, oil-free.)
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Cashew Tofu Lettuce Wraps (Vegan!)
Sun-Dried Artichoke Spaghetti Squash
Less carbs, full of flavor and healthy spaghetti squash is your new weeknight favorite!
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Oil Free Vegan Dinner Recipes

These oil free roasted vegetables with an easy lemon cream sauce are perfect for a whole food plant based dinner!
Prep Time30 minutes
Cook Time40 minutes
Total Time1 hour 10 minutes
Course: Main
Servings: 4 servings

Ingredients

Oil Free Roasted Vegetables

  • Roasted Vegetables , use your favorite
  • 1 teaspoon white vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon liquid amino acids , or soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons Montreal chicken seasoning
  • 1 garlic clove , minced

Easy Lemon Cream Sauce

  • 1/4 cup lemon juice , freshly squeezed
  • 1/4 cup lite coconut milk
  • 2 Tablespoons water
  • 2 garlic cloves , minced
  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • pinch of salt
  • pinch of white pepper

Finished Bowl

  • Avocado Slices
  • Chickpeas
  • Fresh Spinach or Power Greens
  • Oil Free Roasted Vegetables
  • Lemon Cream Sauce

Instructions

Oil Free Roasted Vegetables

  • Roast Vegetables: Toss halved brussels sprouts, sliced summer squash, red onion, portobello slices and butternut squash with the splash of white wine vinegar, amino acids, garlic cloves and some . Then on a parchment lined baking pan, roast at 400 degrees for 30-45 minutes depending on the level of done you like your vegetables. Stir halfway through!

Lemon Cream Sauce

  • Add all ingredients except cornstarch to a small mason jar or small bowl. Slowly whisk in cornstarch. Pour mixture into a saucepan on stove and heat on low, whisking constantly to remove cornstarch clumps until thickened. Immediately remove when done and serve warm with vegetables.

Put the Bowl Together

  • Serving options: serve roasted vegetables as a side dish with a drizzle of the lemon cream or fill a bowl with fresh spinach, add your vegetables, avocado slices and chickpeas then top with a drizzle of the sauce.

Notes

  • I used these vegetables – Brussel sprouts, sliced summer squash, red onion, portobello mushrooms and butternut squash
  • Nutritional calculation will vary 

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