Cozy vegan winter recipes that are healthy comfort foods as well, because it’s Winter and cold sucks.
But no matter how low the temperature is outside, how furiously the wind is raging or how dark it is. These meals will warm you up, cheer you up and fill you up. They are filled with root vegetables, white beans and leafy greens that are delicious and nutricious to the max.
Cozy Vegan Winter Recipes (Healthy Comfort Foods) (Pin for later!)
1. Chickpea Noodle Soup
A simple vegetable noodle soup is always the best food for when you are sick and feel awful. No wonder it works as the perfect comforting winter recipe too.
2. Spicy Tomato Gnocchi With White Beans and Vegan Sausage
It’s hard to imagine something more filling and satisfying than a meal combining tomatoes, beans and vegan sausages. It’s a heavenly dinner from every aspect.
3. Broccoli “Cheese” Soup
Broccoli and vegan cheese. A match made in heaven, really. Eat this soup with a couple slices of toast, for an extra dose of cozy.
4. Herbed Scalloped Potatoes
Layered or scalloped potatoes are one of those meals, where you don’t need to eat anything else with it, it’s just so perfectly enough in itself. Mouthwateringly creamy!
5. Goulash with Smoked Tofu and Potatoes
Need a super-duper filling and tasty meal that will last for hours? This goulash is the way to go.
6. Winter Vegetable Soup
As this amazing soup demonstrates, comfort food can be really healthy too, making it the ultimate choice for your winter diet.
7. Risotto with Herbed Caramelized Carrots
After eating this exquisite risotto, you will want to put carrots on everything.
8. Butternut Squash Pasta with Broccoli and Kale
The easiest way to eat broccoli and kale if you are not a fan. This pasta is perfect for sneaking in some nutrition on the coldest days, when you “can’t even look in the direction of those cold and bland veggies”.
9. Creamy Tomato Basil Soup
This soup literally takes 20 minutes to make, so there is really no excuse for you not to make it. It’s a wonderful quick meal for lazy days.
10. Butternut Squash and Kale Lasagna
The favorite food of Garfield, but in a veganized and winterized form. It’s probably the best form, for this recipe is hearty and incredibly rich in flavor.
11. Spanish Potatoes
Potatoes are just great in every form. Although if you want a divine recipe that will actually chase away your hunger, go with these pleasant Spanish potatoes.
12. Miso Noodle Soup
Hot soups (filled with mushroom and tofu) and noodles cure all sadness. ‘Nough said.
13. Vegan “Chicken” and Dumplings
Dumplings, dumpling, dumplings. They have the ability to turn your frown upside down. Especially if they are as tasty as this recipe makes them.
14. Kale White Bean Soup
You really don’t need better food combo than white beans and kale if you are looking for a truly nutritious and warming winter dinner.
15. Orzo Risotto with Brussels Sprouts
Brussels sprouts being a winter vegetable deserve space on your dinner plate. That doesn’t mean though that you should eat them bland! Just mix them with risotto for the ultimate comfort food hack.
16. New England “Clam” Chowder
The vegan version of clam chowder is even better than the original recipe. Make sure to serve it with delicious crackers!
17. White Bean Kale Stew with Squash
Just by looking at the beautiful warming and rich color of this soup is enough to get us in a better mood. The taste is even more wondefrul.
18. Khao Soi Soup
This naturally gluten-free Thai-inspired soup is perfect for the lovers of Asian flavors. Packed with crazy delicious veggies and noodles that make for a super nourishing meal.
19. Pumpkin Alfredo Pasta
A creamy pasta is a comfort food in itself. Now, if you mix it with pumpkins, it’s the ultimate cold season dinner.
20. Orzo Chili
An unconventional chili recipe, but just as good as the original. This time made with orzo pasta for extra coziness.
21. Pumpkin Pasta with Mushrooms
Mushrooms pack a lot of protein and fiber, so adding them to your pasta is the best you can do for your body. The pumpkin sauce makes sure this is a finger licking and creamy meal.
22. Potato Corn Chowder
If you haven’t tried vegan corn chowder yet, this winter is the perfect time to start. You won’t regret it. It will be your best friend on cold nights when the temperature falls below the freezing point.
23. Vegetable Lasagna Soup
If there is something that can make lasagna even better, that is most certainly a soup version of it.
24. Brussels Sprouts Stew
This amazing stew is probably the best way to make brussels sprouts cozy and ridiculously appetizing.
25. Easy Cream of Mushroom Soup
Mushroom is an incredibly tasty ingredient. Even for those who don’t really like the texture, this silky and rich cream soup is going to be a fantastic and warming experience.
26. Japanese Curry
Japanese curry is the queen of comfort foods. This veganized recipe will be the favorite of vegans and non-vegans alike.
27. Root Veggies Cannelloni
Cannelloni pasta is a wonderful and hearty ingredient. The best thing is that it’s so simple to make! Root veggies are your best choice in the winter, so it’s a really clever idea to use them as stuffings.
28. One-Pot Lentil Swiss Chard Soup
An excellent recipe for lovers of thick soups. It’s really tasty while being rich in flavors and nutrition.
29. One Pot Soba Noodle Soup
This noodle soup is colorful and rich in flavor, making it a ray of sunshine in the gloom of Winter.
30. Butternut Squash Mac N’ Cheese
Naturally, we couldn’t leave out mac ‘n cheese. A superb recipe that emphasizes butternut squash while being delightful and addictively tasty.
31. Creamy French Lentils
The best thing about this crazy delicious recipe is that depending on your mood or needs, you can eat it as stew, soup or even a side dish next to mash or rice.
32. One-Pot Thai Red Curry
Red curry is maybe even better than golden curry. You’ll know why when you make this incredibly easy but divine recipe.
33. Spicy Potato and Green Peas Curry (Aloo Matar)
Aloo Matar might just become your new favorite dinner. Green peas provide an extra dose of filling protein so you know, you won’t be midnight snacking.
34. Portobello Mushroom Stew
A meatless mushroom stew that puts any beef stew to shame; proving that everything is more delicious if plant based.
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