34 Cozy Vegan Winter Recipes for Dinner (Comfort Food)

On cold and dark evenings, warm up with these hearty, delicious and cozy Vegan Winter Dinner Recipes!


Cozy Vegan Winter Recipes

These hearty and cozy Vegan Winter Dinner Recipes will warm you up on the coldest evenings! | The Green Loot #vegan #veganrecipes #Winter

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 nutritious to the max.


1. Tomato Basil Soup

Vegan Tomato Basil Soup with Tortellini

A super beginner-friendly soup recipe that is made with only a few, but hearty ingredients.


2. Chickpea Noodle Soup

Vegan Chickpea Noodle Soup
Photo: Umami Girl

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.


3. Spicy Tomato Gnocchi With White Beans and Vegan Sausage

Vegan Spicy Tomato Gnocchi With White Beans and Vegan Sausage
Photo: Plant Based Jane

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.


4. Broccoli “Cheese” Soup

Vegan Broccoli "Cheese" Soup
Photo: Veggie Inspired

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.


5. Herbed Scalloped Potatoes

Vegan Herbed Scalloped Potatoes
Photo: Vegan In The Freezer

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!


6. Goulash with Smoked Tofu and Potatoes

Vegan Goulash with Smoked Tofu and Potatoes
Photo: Elephantastic Vegan

Need a super-duper filling and tasty meal that will last for hours? This goulash is the way to go.


7. Winter Vegetable Soup

Vegan Winter Vegetable Soup
Photo: The Cook’s Pyjamas

As this amazing soup demonstrates, comfort food can be really healthy too, making it the ultimate choice for your winter diet.


8. Risotto with Herbed Caramelized Carrots

Vegan Risotto with Herbed Caramelized Carrots
Photo: With Food and Love

After eating this exquisite risotto, you will want to put carrots on everything.


9. Butternut Squash Pasta with Broccoli and Kale

Vegan Butternut Squash Pasta with Broccoli and Kale
Photo: Spinach 4 Breakfast

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”.


10. Butternut Squash and Kale Lasagna

Vegan Butternut Squash and Kale Lasagna
Photo: My Darling Vegan

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

Vegan Spanish Potatoes
Photo: Natural Comfort Kitchen

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

Vegan Miso Noodle Soup
Photo: Lauren Caris Cooks

Hot soups (filled with mushroom and tofu) and noodles cure all sadness. ‘Nough said.


13. Vegan “Chicken” and Dumplings

Vegan "Chicken" and Dumplings
Photo: Rabbit and Wolves

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

Vegan Kale White Bean Soup
Photo: Umami Girl

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

Vegan Orzo Risotto with Brussels Sprouts
Photo: Holy Cow Vegan

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

Vegan New England "Clam" Chowder
Photo: Vegan Huggs

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

Vegan White Bean Kale Stew with Squash
Photo: Fat Free Vegan

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

Vegan Khao Soi Soup
Photo: Lazy Cat Kitchen

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

Vegan Pumpkin Alfredo Pasta
Photo: My Darling Vegan

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

Vegan Orzo Chili
Photo: This Savory Vegan

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

Vegan Pumpkin Pasta with Mushrooms
Happy Kitchen. Rocks

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

Vegan Potato Corn Chowder
Photo: Where You Get Your Protein

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

Vegan Vegetable Lasagna Soup
Photo: Edible Perspective

If there is something that can make lasagna even better, that is most certainly a soup version of it.


24. Brussels Sprouts Stew

Vegan Brussels Sprouts Stew
Photo: Holy Cow Vegan

This amazing stew is probably the best way to make Brussels sprouts cozy and ridiculously appetizing.


25. Easy Cream of Mushroom Soup

Vegan Easy Cream of Mushroom Soup
Photo: The Lazy Broccoli

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

Vegan Japanese Curry
Photo: Cilantro and Citronella

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

Vegan Root Veggies Cannelloni
Photo: Cilantro and Citronella

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

Vegan One-Pot Lentil Swiss Chard Soup
Photo: Thyme and Toast

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

Vegan One Pot Soba Noodle Soup
Photo: The Glowing Fridge

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

Vegan Butternut Squash Mac N' Cheese
Photo: She Likes Food

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

Vegan Creamy French Lentils
Photo: The First Mess

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

Vegan One-Pot Thai Red Curry
Photo: Making Thyme For Health

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)

Vegan Spicy Potato and Green Peas Curry (Aloo Matar)
Photo: Cook with Manali

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

Vegan Portobello Mushroom Stew
Photo: Connoisseurus Veg

A meatless mushroom stew that puts any beef stew to shame; proving that everything is more delicious if plant based.


+1: Creamy Tomato Soup

Vegan Creamy Tomato Basil Soup
Photo: Vegan Heaven

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.


More vegan comfort food recipes for Winter:

vegan soul food recipes


Vegan Crock Pot /Slow Cooker soups and stews recipes


vegan pasta recipes


vegan soup recipes


Vegan Cozy Drinks for Winter


What are *your* favorite comforting Vegan Winter Recipes?

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