25+ Tasty Vegan Summer Dinner Recipes

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You’ll love these refreshing and satisfying vegan summer dinner recipes when the days are long and hot! Perfect for families, entertaining or meal prep.

These summer recipes go way beyond salads and vegan bowls! From hearty burgers and other BBQ recipes to seasonal soups or quick wraps, there’s something for everyone.

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You’ll find veggie-forward dishes featuring tomatoes, zucchini, eggplant and more, as well as kid-friendly ideas and recipes that are perfect for busy days.

Browse more light dinners or summer breakfast ideas on our website and check out our favorite pizza and pasta recipes next!

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25+ Tasty Vegan Summer Dinner Recipes

Yield: 2 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

You’ll love these refreshing and satisfying vegan summer dinner recipes when the days are long and hot! Perfect for families, entertaining or meal prep. The following quick and easy veggie tart is crowd-pleasing, customizable and a true eye-catcher.


  • 1 sheet frozen puff pastry, thawed
  • 1 small onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ½ cup almond ricotta (110 g)
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • 6 tomatoes, thinly sliced
  • 3 tablespoons vegan parmesan
  • Fresh basil


    1. Preheat the oven to 400 °F (200 °C) and line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
    2. Arrange the onion in a single layer on a baking sheet and place in the oven for a few minutes to pre-roast them.
    3. Meanwhile, unfold the puff pastry on the second baking sheet and roll with a pin. Create a border using your hands.
    4. Brush with olive oil, then spread with almond ricotta. Sprinkle with dried oregano, salt, pepper and vegan parmesan.
    5. Remove the onion from the oven and arrange it on the ricotta. Add the tomato slices, creating an alternating pattern if you like.
    6. Place in the oven for 15-17 minutes or until the crust is golden brown.
    7. Decorate with fresh basil and serve warm!


    • Use other seasonal veggies for this tart, too.
    • If vegan parmesan is hard to come by, use some nutritional yeast instead.
    • Find 25+ more easy vegan summer recipes in the article above!

    Nutrition Information:
    Yield: 4 Serving Size: 2 servings
    Amount Per Serving: Calories: 276Total Fat: 19gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 14gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 295mgCarbohydrates: 19gFiber: 5gSugar: 7gProtein: 11g

    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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