When you first switch over to a vegan diet, it can be quite hard to find meals that are tasty. It can feel like you really have to limit yourself and what you eat, which can make the whole process a lot less enjoyable.
Luckily, though, this is a massive misconception about being vegan. You can enjoy so many different dishes, you just have to be a bit more creative!
One ingredient that you should definitely utilize in your dishes is actually broccoli. Not only is it incredibly versatile, but it’s also extremely healthy too.
Because broccoli has quite a neutral taste, you can add it to your meals and really switch it up each time.
We’ve put together a list of 15 delicious vegan broccoli recipes that you absolutely need to try. Once you’ve tried these dishes for the first time, you’ll find yourself making them again and again!
15 Delicious Vegan Broccoli Recipes That You Will Love
There are so many different ways in which you can prepare and eat broccoli, and each of these recipes really proves that! There’s something for everyone on this list, so you are sure to find the perfect vegan meal to prepare.
Let’s take a look at the recipes now and see which one takes your fancy!
1. Baked Pasta With Broccoli
Starting off with a simple and hearty recipe, this baked pasta with broccoli is an excellent recipe to try first.
This baked pasta dish also includes a deliciously creamy sauce that is actually made out of cashews, so you don’t have to worry about breaking your vegan diet.
Most pasta is already vegan as well, but if you have a brand you trust, use that!
You can find the full recipe for this baked pasta with broccoli here
2. Vegetable Korma
Speaking of creamy, it doesn’t get more creamy than a delicious korma! This vegetable korma is the perfect vegan dish for anyone who wants something a little sweet but a little spicy too.
The spices are incredibly warm and comforting and it’s impossible not to love this dish.
On top of being vegan, this korma is also totally gluten-free so it can be enjoyed by many people with stricter diets.
You can find the full recipe for this vegetable korma here
3. Creamy Coconut Curry Noodles
Here’s another vegan broccoli curry recipe that includes some delicious noodles. This is a great recipe that will only take you 20 minutes to cook.
If you’re after a delicious meal that you can whip up in no time this is the perfect recipe for you.
It is absolutely jam-packed with flavor and the addition of coconut milk makes it even better. This is one of those recipes that you will find yourself making again and again.
You can find the full recipe for these coconut curry noodles here
4. Roasted Charred Broccoli With Peanuts
If you want a vegan recipe that is a bit more plant-based, then you definitely need to try this dish. This particular recipe works really well as a side dish or appetizer, and it’s super simple to make.
The addition of peanuts really gives the charred broccoli a bit more flavor, so you won’t get bored while you are eating!
You can find the full recipe for this roasted charred broccoli here
5. Broccoli and Portobello ‘Beef’
The beautiful thing about vegan recipes is that most of them can emulate the flavors and textures of non-vegan dishes and more often than not, they will taste better.
This is a great dish for anyone who wants something a bit meaty without using any actual meat. The “beef” is actually made with portobello mushrooms.
They are diced and then marinated in a beautiful umami sauce. You’ll find yourself enjoying every single bite of this dish.
You can find the full recipe for this broccoli and portobello “beef” here
6. Broccoli Couscous
This recipe actually makes couscous out of broccoli, so if you thought it wasn’t possible, you’ll be pleasantly mistaken when you try this dish.
Not only is this recipe vegan, but it’s also dairy-free too so this recipe is a lot more inclusive and accessible for any dinner guests with stricter dietary needs. It’s also super simple and straightforward to make.
You can find the full recipe for this broccoli couscous here
7. Black Lentil Charred Broccoli Shepherd’s Pie
If you miss the taste of Shepherd’s Pie then you are going to absolutely love this recipe.
Not only does it emulate the taste of the real thing super well, but it’s also completely vegan-friendly, so you don’t have to worry about any stray bits of meat getting in there.
The charred broccoli has so much flavor as well, it’s not just a garnish added to this dish, it’s very much the star in its own right!
You can find the full recipe for this broccoli shepherds pie here
8. Creamy Green Broccoli Soup
The beauty of broccoli is it’s very filling and works super well in hearty dishes. This creamy green broccoli soup is absolutely no exception!
This is a great recipe to try if you want to eat more vegetables, but want them to taste good. All the veggies get blended up into a creamy soup that tastes absolutely delicious.
You can find the full recipe for this creamy green broccoli soup here
9. Broccoli Sweet Potato Enchiladas
Enchiladas are probably another dish you had to give up when you turned vegan, so if you’re missing them, then this is a great recipe for you to try.
Instead of meat, these enchiladas are filled with roasted sweet potatoes, broccoli, spinach, and vegan cheese, and we promise that once you try them for yourself, you’ll be making them again and again!
You can find the full recipe for these broccoli sweet potato enchiladas here
10. Broccoli Hummus
Not every vegan broccoli recipe you make has to be a full-on meal. If you find yourself hosting a lot of parties and you’re looking for fun appetizers and snacks, then you should definitely try this broccoli hummus.
While it does include chickpeas which is what hummus is most known for, it also includes broccoli which really changes the flavor up a bit.
This is a delicious take on a classic recipe that works incredibly well as a dipping sauce.
You can find the full recipe for this broccoli hummus here
11. Vegan Broccoli Fritters
Fritters are one of those dishes that you can really make out of anything. These vegan broccoli fritters are next level though because they are incredibly moreish!
They are beautifully crunchy and crispy, and there is so much flavor in every single bite.
It’s in your best interest to make a bit more than the original recipe calls for because you and whoever you’re cooking them for will definitely be coming back for seconds.
If you really want to take these fritters to the next level, whip up a vegan cheese dip.
You can find the full recipe for these vegan broccoli fritters here
12. Vegan Broccoli Cheese Tots
This recipe takes traditional tater tots and makes them extremely vegan-friendly. This is a great recipe if you want a fantastic appetizer or even just a snack when you’re watching a movie.
They are incredibly crunchy on the outside, and beautiful and soft on the inside. The broccoli and vegan cheese complement each other perfectly too, so you’ll definitely be coming back for more when you try this dish.
And if this recipe couldn’t get any better, they are also keto-friendly, so you can enjoy this dish guilt-free if you’re on a keto diet!
You can find the full recipe for these broccoli cheese tots here
13. Vegan Deep-Fried Broccoli
Another great snack or appetizer, these deep-fried broccoli bites are incredibly delicious! The batter itself is incredibly crispy and light and the broccoli itself is incredibly crunchy too.
If you want to take this dish even further, why not whip up a delicious dipping sauce to go with it? Anything cheesy will work incredibly well!
You can find the full recipe for this deep-friend broccoli here
14. Vegan Broccoli Pasta Salad
A broccoli pasta salad might sound boring, but we promise you that this recipe is anything but! It’s incredibly colorful and jam-packed with all the veggie goodness you could possibly need.
This dish is really brought to the next level by the sauce, which is made from vegan mayo, mustard, and herbs.
You can find the full recipe for this broccoli pasta salad here
15. Vegan Chicken With Broccoli
This recipe will have you making a vegan version of chicken that tastes just as good as the real thing! If you miss the taste of meat but you don’t want to break your diet, this is the perfect dish for you to try.
You can find the full recipe for this vegan chicken here
Try these delicious vegan broccoli recipes for yourself and see how delicious they are!