35+ Delicious Vegan Bowls Recipes

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Try these hand-selected vegan bowls recipes filled with fresh and baked vegetables, warming grains, healthy protein and creamy dressings! From Mexican to Moroccan, Jamaican and different Asian flavors, these healthy dinner bowls are super versatile and delicious.

Buddha or nourish bowls are our favorite quick and easy plant-based dinners! They are perfect for using up any leftovers like cooked rice or open cans of beans and you can easily customize them to your needs.

Bursting with color, flavor, texture and nutrients, they are always a win with the whole family and work really well for meal prep!

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Best Vegan Bowls Recipes

Tofu Buddha Bowl with Tahini Dressing
Perfect for meal prep and incredibly healthy, this tofu Buddha bowl comes with a creamy tahini dressing and lots of delicious flavors!
It’s protein- and fiber-packed, easily customizable and wonderfully filling.
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two tofu nourish bowls on a table next to homemade tahini dressing
Flavorful Mexican Buddha Bowl
Try this 30-minute Mexican Buddha Bowl with rice, black beans, corn, salsa and guacamole for a flavorful and healthy plant-based dinner!
Bursting with flavors and textures, it’s a true hit with the whole family and easily customizable.
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two Mexican Buddha Bowls, cilantro and a towel on a table
Simple Quinoa Veggie Bowl
Ready to enjoy in only 25 minutes (even less if using pre-cooked grains), this vegan bowl is gluten-free, made with spiralized carrots, kale, avocado and sliced orange.
Serve with some tofu ranch dressing for a creamy and protein-packed sauce!
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marble table with two bowls of spiralized carrots, quinoa, chickpeas, chopped greens and avocado
Hearty Roasted Cauliflower Bowl
A hearty meal full of spice and comfort. Fiery cauliflower steaks, buttery herb rice, and creamy avocado dressing meet in this roasted cauliflower bowl! Perfect during Spring and Summer, for meal prep, and more.
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Fall-Inspired Spinach Fig Bowl
This beautiful fall-inspired vegan bowl is made with colorful blueberries, red cabbage, roasted butternut squash and fresh spinach.
Top with juicy figs and drizzle with an easy homemade blueberry dressing for a flavorful and gorgeous combination!
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grey bowl with colorful vegan spinach fig salad and an oil-free blueberry dressing
Winter Rainbow Buddha Bowl
Make this colorful rainbow Buddha bowl on a cozy fall or winter night!
Endlessly customizable and loaded with texture and flavor, this easy and healthy vegan dinner can be enjoyed by the whole family.
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Vegan Thanksgiving Dinner Bowl (Leftover Idea)
Make this delicious vegan Thanksgiving dinner bowl using different leftovers from your holiday feast!
Creamy mashed potatoes meet hearty chickpea loaf, crispy roasted Brussels sprouts and homemade gravy. Ready in 30 minutes and endlessly customizable!
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table with vegan meatloaf, roasted brussel sprouts, plant-based mashed potatoes and vegan brown gravy
Vegan Sweet Potato Nourish Bowl with Chickpeas
This spiced and roasted chickpea sweet potato nourish bowl is quickly assembled with fresh veggies and a creamy homemade sun-dried tomato hummus! Perfect for a healthy, high-protein weeknight dinner.
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Healthy Vegan Bibimbap Recipe (Korean Bowl)
Colorful veggies meet cooked rice and a spicy homemade miso sauce in this healthy vegan Bibimbap recipe! Made with accessible ingredients, it’s suitable for weeknights and meal prep — find exact instructions in our free Week of Bowls eBook.
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Savory Vegan Breakfast Bowls
Do you prefer a savory start to the day? These flavorful vegan breakfast bowls are healthy, endlessly customizable, and oh-so-satisfying. From tofu scramble to roasted potatoes, fresh salsa, healthy greens, and toasted bread, this bowl offers everything you want a goo breakfast to be!
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roasted potatoes, salad, vegan scramble, tofu, bread, and salsa in a bowl
Tasty Vegan Protein Bowl
Loaded with tasty fall produce, this protein-packed vegan bowl recipe is great for weeknight dinners.
Roasted broccoli, winter squash and chickpeas are served with quinoa and tofu dressing.
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Vegan Dragon Bowls with Miso Gravy
Crispy oil-free baked fries, steamed broccoli, colorful fresh veggies and the best homemade miso gravy meet in this gorgeous vegan dragon bowl.
Inspired by a Vancouver-based restaurant, this nutrient-packed recipe is customizable, grain-free and stores well.
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04 Vegan Dragon Bowl with Miso Gravy
Vegan Poke Bowls
Try this fishless version of the popular poke bowl!
Brimming with delicious and colorful healthy ingredients, it’s a great meal for a warm spring day and features watermelon, radishes, avocado, wasabi, edamame, kimchi and a handful of spices alongside cooked rice.
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Vegan Nourish Bowl with Tahini Dressing
We love vegan nourish bowls during fall! They bring together all of the best flavors in one delicious bowl from roasted Brussels sprouts and butternut squash to red onion on a bed of fluffy quinoa.
Drizzle with a creamy maple tahini dressing and top with tart pomegranate seeds!
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Quinoa Spring Vegetable Bowl
Back to springtime: feature seasonal produce from this time of year by making this beautiful and fresh veggie bowl with quinoa, asparagus, radishes and a dollop of pesto for some bright flavor!
It’s gluten-free, decently high in protein and has some lovely crunch thanks to sliced almonds.
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Mexican Buddha Bowl with Fajita Veg
This 30-minute Mexican buddha bowl is perfect for meal prep and really filling.
Made with sheet pan fajita vegetables, coriander lime quinoa, smoky spiced beans and corn, fresh salsa, lettuce, and (of course) some avocado, this easy vegan dinner is so delicious!
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Vegan BBQ Tempeh Rice Bowls
These BBQ tempeh bowls with garlic herb rice are loaded with flavor-packed rice, corn, tomatoes, greens, crispy tempeh and vegan dressing.
Perfect for meal prepping, this recipe is easy to follow and comes together in 45 minutes total.
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08 vegan bbq tempeh rice bowls
Vegan Slaw Lunch Bowl
If you’re craving some crunchy raw salad that you can easily upgrade to a filling vegan lunch bowl, make this delicious slaw with fennel, celery, red cabbage, carrot, apple and radishes!
Toss in some flavorful dressing and serve with a dollop of hummus and crusty bread.
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09 vegan slaw lunch bowl
Sweet Potato Buddha Bowls
This sweet potato buddha bowl is loaded with sautéed veggies, warm potatoes, salsa and a creamy tahini dressing. Incredibly versatile, you’ll have an easy time swapping individual ingredients!
Just like many other vegan bowls, it’s great for meal prep and quick lunches throughout the week.
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10 Sweet Potato Buddha Bowl
Jerk Tofu Veggie Grain Bowl
Inspired by bold Jamaican flavors, this delicious plant-based jerk tofu veggie bowl features rice, juicy pineapple and sautéed veggies like kale, zucchini and bell peppers.
Top with Jamaican jerk sauce, sliced green onions and whatever else you fancy!
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11 jerk tofu vegetable grain bowls
Moroccan Cauliflower Rice Buddha Bowl
This lower-carb vegan bowl calls for homemade cauliflower rice, Moroccan spiced chickpeas, carrots and leafy greens.
Loaded with spices from cumin and turmeric to cinnamon, paprika, ginger, onion and garlic, it’s a simple and flavorful vegan dinner idea!
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12 cauliflower rice chickpea bowl
Copycat Chipotle Veggie Bowl
All of your Mexican fixings in one single bowl! This loaded Chipotle veggie bowl features black beans, cilantro rice, tomato and corn salsa, fajita veggies and sofritas: a quintessential creation of fried tofu crumbles in hot spicy chili sauce. Who could ever resist that?
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13 Chipotle Veggie Bowl
Vegan Soba Noodle Bowl
This colorful vegan soba noodle bowl is rich in protein and fiber, gluten-free and simply delicious. Featuring lots of fresh veggies, buckwheat noodles and a simple miso dressing, it’s a great low-fat vegan dinner bowl that’s ready in only 20 minutes!
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14 best soba noodle bowl reipce
Thai Tempeh Buddha Bowl
20 grams of protein and 16 grams of fiber all packed into one flavorful and seriously satisfying vegan bowl!
This Thai tempeh nourish bowl recipe is so nutritious, flavorful and irresistible thanks to the cashew curry drizzle. Perfect for meal prep!
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Cauliflower Shawarma Grain Bowl
Partake in the power bowl experience with this cauliflower Shawarma recipe! Spicy, hot, sweet, tangy, herby — it’s a perfectly balanced vegan and gluten-free flavor combo that you need in your belly, stat.
It’s full of protein thanks to chickpeas and quinoa, and really easy to make!
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16 cauliflower shawarma buddha bowl
Baked Falafel Summer Bliss Bowl
This lentil falafel summer bliss bowl with cauliflower rice, perfectly roasted garlicky summer vegetables and drizzled with a creamy magic green sauce is beyond delicious!
This recipe takes one hour total but the result is really worth it.
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17 vegan baked lentil falafel summer bliss bowl
Smoky Cauliflower Chimichurri Bowls
These filling vegan bowls are full of flavor and loaded with healthy veggies, served over seasoned black beans (and optional rice) with Mexican slaw, Chimichurri sauce, avocado, cilantro, and pickled onions. Repurpose any leftovers into tasty tacos!
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18 Chimichurri Cauliflower Bowls
Green Goddess Fig Nourish Bowls
These quick and easy plant-based nourish bowls are packed with super greens, healthy fats, figs and topped with homemade green goddess dressing.
Finalized with some spiralized apple and crunchy almonds, this 10-minute vegan bowl recipe is really something else!
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19 green goddess fig nourish bowls
Easy Rainbow Veggie Bowl
Try this gorgeous mix and match veggie bowl that can be made with any grains, veggies and dressing of your liking! Pick different colors and arrange them like a rainbow for a pretty dinner presentation that’s not just beautiful to look at but also super nutritious.
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Vegan Japanese Buddha Bowl
This flavorful Japanese-inspired vegan bowl recipe is made with firm tofu, quinoa, broccolini, carrot, blood orange and savory granola!
Although it’s not the quickest bowl on our list, it’s still utterly delicious and worth trying on a lazy weekend.
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23 easy vegan japanese buddha bowl recipe
Vegan Gado Gado Bowl
Embrace the contrast of cooked and raw vegetables topped with a creamy peanut sauce! These vegan lunch bowls are delicious, packed with protein and made with cabbage, shredded carrots, green beans, cucumbers and potatoes.
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24 Vegan Gado Gado Bowls
Rainbow Nourishment Bowls
Pretty, prettier, nourishment bowls! These easy-to-make beauties are super versatile, healthy, delicious and make “eating the rainbow” so much fun.
Serve your colorful fresh produce over cooked quinoa and top with hemp seeds and an easy tahini dressing!
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26 rainbow nourishment bowls
Moroccan Spiced Vegan Bowl
If you love hummus as much as we do, try this Moroccan-inspired vegan bowl recipe with chickpeas, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, millet, fresh mint and spicy roasted vegetables!
Topped with a dollop of beetroot hummus and orange tahini dressing, dinner couldn’t be more flavorful than that.
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28 moroccan spiced bowl
Grilled Pineapple Teriyaki Bowl
Get a taste of island flavor with this grilled pineapple Teriyaki bowl! Just grill up the tofu, pineapple and red onion to smoky perfection, then douse it in the sweet and spicy glaze.
Serve over a bed of rice for an easy and delicious vegan meal!
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30 grilled pineapple teriyaki bowl
Vegan Summer Roll Bowls
This vegan summer roll in a bowl is filled with rice noodles, crunchy veggies and creamy peanut butter sauce! It’s light and refreshing, quick and easy to make and tastes awesome with some added tofu or tempeh.
All the delicious summer roll flavors without the work!
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32 summer roll bowl
Vegan Quinoa Sushi Bowls
Speaking of which, if you don’t want to roll your own vegan sushi, simply make a scrumptious bowl out of your favorite fillings!
This recipe calls for cooked quinoa but you can use rice instead and load it with tofu, carrots, kimchi, avocado, nori sheets and spicy ginger-miso dressing.
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33 quinoa sushi bowls
Mushroom Dan Dan Power Bowl
This Asian-inspired vegan power bowl features a half/half mixture of long grain rice and quinoa, fresh green veggies, bell pepper, mushrooms, nuts and a flavorful Dan Dan sauce! Customize it to your liking and enjoy this 30-minute plant-based dinner.
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34 Homemade Vegan Powerbowl

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30+ Delicious Vegan Bowls Recipes

by Alena Schowalter
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Try these hand-selected vegan bowls recipes filled with fresh and baked vegetables, warming grains, healthy protein and creamy dressings! From Mexican to Asian flavors, these healthy dinner bowls are super versatile and delicious.
Serves 2

Ingredients

Vegan Dinner Bowl

Instructions

  • Prepare the individual components by clicking on the recipes in the ingredients list.
  • Feel free to make any swaps as needed, using leftover cooked grains, store-bought ricotta or different beans.
  • Divide everything between 2 dinner bowls or store one serving in a lidded container for a quick to-go lunch the next day.

Notes

  • You can make this bowl with roasted instead of steamed veggies and place them in the oven alongside the broad beans!
  • Tasty dressing ideas include honey mustard and yogurt garlic.
  • Find 30+ more delicious vegan bowls recipes in the article above!
Course: Salads + Bowls
Cuisine: American
Nutrition Facts
30+ Delicious Vegan Bowls Recipes
Amount per Serving
Calories
456
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
12
g
18
%
Saturated Fat
 
1
g
6
%
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
10
g
Sodium
 
361
mg
16
%
Carbohydrates
 
72
g
24
%
Fiber
 
14
g
58
%
Sugar
 
6
g
7
%
Protein
 
19
g
38
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Nutrition information is a rough estimate calculated automatically, their accuracy is not guaranteed.
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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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