22 Low-Carb Vegan Recipes

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Try these delicious and filling low-carb vegan recipes for dinner! No matter your taste preferences, you’ll be sure to find your next favorite meal in this article.

Whether you want to eat more plants or fewer carbs, these low-carb vegan recipes are just what you need!

They are packed with easy-to-find, healthy ingredients like veggies, nuts, seeds, tofu, and a ton of spices.

Find out more about eating a low-carb vegan diet and be sure to check out our low-carb vegan snacks and breakfast ideas next!

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Raw Vegan Pad Thai
Looking for a low-carb and vibrant dish that doesn't compromise on flavor? This fresh raw pad thai is made from beautifully spiralized veggies and a creamy peanut sauce. Ready in less than 20 minutes!
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two bowls of colorful spiralized veggies topped with edamame, tofu and a creamy peanut butter sauce
Easy Baked Ratatouille
This colorful tian is a great side to accompany various dishes. Made with garden vegetables and a few simple ingredients, the preparation is easy and takes only a few minutes. Once baked, the ratatouille tian is a delightful centerpiece to the dinner table that will impress everyone!
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white table with cast iron skillet containing baked layered summer vegetables in tomato sauce
Roasted Teriyaki Brussels Sprouts
Brussels sprouts have made their comeback as a trendy side dish. This low-carb oven-baked recipe transforms a simple vegetable into a show-stopping side dish. The Brussels sprouts are glazed in a light teriyaki sauce and tossed with crunchy roasted almonds – so delicious!
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parchment paper lined baking sheet with dark roasted brussels sprouts
Vegan Zucchini Lasagna Roll Ups
Enjoy a light Italian-inspired lasagna dish. Thin strips of zucchini are filled with protein-rich tofu cheese and baked in marinara sauce. The result is a comforting meal without the carbs!
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Zucchini Lasagna Roll Ups
Vegan Cauliflower Pizza Bites
Made from cauliflower, flaxseed, and vegan cheese, these bite-size snacks taste just like pizza. Make a batch of pizza poppers and keep them in the freezer for easy snacking – kid approved!
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Cauliflower Pizza Bites
Vegan Burrito Bowls
This Mexican-inspired burrito bowl has all of the flavors of a burrito without as many carbs! An assortment of vegetarian fillings are piled alongside riced cauliflower and fresh salad – don't forget the guac!
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Easy Vegan Burrito Bowl recipe
Cauliflower Hash Browns
Opting for low-carb doesn't mean skipping your favorites. These crispy, crunchy hash browns are baked instead of fried and made from a few conscious ingredients to keep the carbs in check, but the flavor and satisfaction are at an all-time high!
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cauliflower hash
Cauliflower Steaks
This cauliflower recipe is versatile and can serve as a main or side dish. The "steaks" are roasted until golden brown and crispy on the edges and served smothered in a heavenly chimichurri sauce!
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Cauliflower Steaks
Vegan Shepherd’s Pie
If you love comforting dishes that are secretly healthy, this vegan shepherd's pie is perfect for you! A classic British recipe that has been upgraded by swapping mashed potatoes for cauliflower – great for winter!
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Vegan Shepherds Pie Recipe
Zucchini Noodles With Pesto
Swap starchy pasta for these spiralized zucchini noodles! Each "noodle" is perfectly coated in a creamy sunflower seed pesto sauce that is so delicious you'll be licking your lips. Transform the zucchini into a hot, satisfying meal the whole family will love!
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Zucchini Noodles with pesto
Vegan Cauliflower Pizza
A good pizza is a divine combination of crust, sauce, and quality toppings. This recipe uses cauliflower to create a mouth-watering low-carb pizza crust that goes perfectly with a pungent pesto sauce. Easily customizable and utterly divine!
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vegan cauliflower pizza
Vegan Keto Walnut Chili
Enjoy this low-carb chili that's packed with vegan protein. A combination of vegetables, spices, and protein from soy and walnuts stew together to create a savory and spicy meal. It pairs nicely with avocado, radishes, and cilantro!
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walnut chili
Spiralized Vegetable Noodles with Tofu
Sit down to a healthy and bright bowl of smoked tofu and spiralized vegetables. The peanut sauce is tangy and slightly spicy, bridging vegetables and tofu. This recipe takes simple ingredients and transforms them into a memorable dish that you will make again and again.
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spiralised vegetables tofu with peanut sauce
Keto Broccoli Soup
Guilt-free but tastes sinful, this vegan broccoli soup is both satisfying and low in carbs! Made without potatoes, the soup is based on blended cauliflower and cashew nuts, giving it an ultra-creamy texture. Sprinkle each bowl with sunflower seeds and vegan cheese!
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Low Carb Keto Broccoli Soup
Tofu and Veggie Stir Fry
A simple stir fry made from tofu, carrots, and long beans that's great for dinner or as leftovers. The stir fry is glazed in a soy-based sauce that's slightly sweet and bursting with ginger and chilies. Enjoy the stir fry as is or in a lettuce cup!
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Sesame Ginger Tofu Stir Fry
Golden Jicama Fries
Try making these low-carb jicamas fries next time you are craving something golden and delicious! Jicama contains nutrients, including fiber, vitamin e, and antioxidants. Naturally low in carbs, this root vegetable can be baked into golden fries and enjoyed with various seasonings.
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Golden Jicama Fries
Creamy Tuscan Spaghetti Squash
Take a trip to Tuscany with this Italian-inspired spaghetti squash recipe. Stringy squash is baked until perfect and then generously coated in a creamy garlic sauce sprinkled with wilted spinach, artichoke hearts, and sun-dried tomatoes.
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creamy tuscan spaghetti squash
Lettuce Wraps
Romaine lettuce is crisp, crunchy, and the perfect vessel for holding a Chinese-inspired filling that's better than PF Changs! A yummy soy-based filling that bursts with Chinese spices settles nicely into the lettuce wraps, allowing the filling to become the start of the dish!
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Vegetarian Lettuce Wraps PF Changs
Cauliflower Turmeric Soup
With only a few simple ingredients, simmer your way to a nurturing dinner. This cauliflower soup is both creamy and low in carbohydrates. Macerated cauliflower and aromatic spices blend to create a decadent soup. Crispy tofu croutons elevate the whole dish and take it from good to awesome!
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Golden Soup
Buffalo Cauliflower Wings
Satisfy your bar food cravings with this six-ingredient cauliflower wing recipe. Smothered in buttery hot sauce, these almond flour-coated and oven-baked wings are a crowd favorite. Perfect for Game Day, celebrations, or any day of the week!
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The Best Easy Buffalo Cauliflower Bites
Low-Carb Vegan Chow Mein
Replace carb-heavy wheat noodles with zucchini spirals in this light chow mein recipe. Loaded with aromatic spices, these noodles are anything but average. Ginger, hoisin sauce, red chili paste, and sesame oil work together to harmoniously flavor each bite of zoodles!
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low carb vegan chow mein
Vegan Mushroom Soup
If you love mushrooms, this soup is perfect for you! Made from shiitake and crimini mushrooms, the soup bursts with an earthy umami flavor. Silky coconut milk gives richness to the recipe, and green chives brighten each bowl!
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shiitake vegan mushroom soup

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22 Low-Carb Vegan Recipes (Easy Dinners)

by Alena Schowalter
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Try these delicious and filling low-carb vegan recipes for dinner! No matter your taste preferences, you’ll be sure to find your next favorite meal in this article. The following veggie tofu skewers are fun and easy to make!
Serves 2


Easy Tofu Skewers

  • 8 oz tofu cubed (225 g)
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 zucchini sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper sliced
  • 1 yellow bell pepper sliced
  • 3 tomatoes sliced
  • 1 onion sliced
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1-2 tablespoons barbecue sauce


  • Place the tofu cubes in a shallow dish and drizzle with soy sauce and sesame oil. Marinate for 15-30 minutes.
  • Assemble the skewers by alternating between different vegetables and marinated tofu until everything is used up.
  • Heat a pan or grill until hot, then cook the skewers on each side for a couple of minutes. The vegetables should become soft but not mushy, and the tofu should turn golden brown. Don’t burn anything but get a lovely char if you want!
  • Enjoy warm with your favorite dips or on a bed of cauliflower rice.


  • Use your favorite veggies for this recipe.
  • If you have access to pre-marinated tofu, use it!
  • Find 22 more low-carb vegan recipes in the article above.
Course: Low-Carb
Cuisine: American
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Hi, I'm Alena Schowalter — a Certified Vegan Nutritionist who has been a vegetarian since childhood and vegan since 2012. Together with my husband, I founded nutriciously in 2015 and have been guiding thousands of people through different transition stages toward a healthy plant-based diet. I enjoy discussions around vegan ethics, walks through nature, and creating new recipes. Read more about us here.

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