20+ Quick Vegan 15-Minute Meals

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No time for cooking? Choose from this list of tasty vegan 15-minute meals and skip takeout!

No need to pop that frozen pizza into the oven when you don’t have much time or energy to make dinner.

This selection of lazy vegan meals comes together in a heartbeat — perfect for busy weeknights and families.

Check out our 30-minute meals and vegan pantry meals for more ideas!

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20+ Quick Vegan 15-Minute Meals

Yield: 4 servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

No time for cooking? Choose from this list of tasty vegan 15-minute meals and skip takeout! You’ll love the following 10-minute vegan tacos: they are hearty, flavorful, and beginner-friendly.


Quick Vegan Tacos

  • 12 crispy taco shells
  • 2 15-oz cans chickpeas, drained
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon smoked paprika
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper
  • Guacamole
  • Fresh salsa


  1. Prepare the taco shells according to package instructions.
  2. Add the chickpeas, olive oil, and spices to a non-stick pan. Cook over medium-high heat until warmed through.
  3. Fill your taco shells with guacamole, fresh salsa, and top with pan-fried chickpeas. Enjoy!


  • Swap the chickpeas for your favorite beans or brown lentils. Cubed tofu also works!
  • Drizzle with additional sour cream if wanted.
  • Find 20+ more vegan 15-minute meals in the article above!

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 12 Serving Size: ¼ recipe
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 296Total Fat: 12gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 279mgCarbohydrates: 36gFiber: 8gSugar: 4gProtein: 13g

Nutrition information is a rough estimate calculated automatically, their accuracy is not guaranteed. Just focus on whole plant-based foods and eat until satiety!

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About Alena Handwritten FontAlena Schowalter is a Certified Vegan Nutritionist who has been a vegetarian since childhood and vegan since 2012. Together with her husband, she founded nutriciously in 2015 and has been guiding thousands of people through different transition stages towards a healthy plant-based diet. She’s received training in the fields of nutrition, music therapy and social work. Alena enjoys discussions around vegan ethics, walks through nature and creating new recipes.

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