Vegan Side Dish Recipes

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Staff Picks

Vegan Baked Beans

Rating: 3.5 stars 42
There is no meat in this hearty side dish, just the great sweet and tangy flavors of delicious baked beans.

Grilled Yellow Squash

Rating: 4.5 stars 208
This is a tasty way to use up all the yellow squash you have pouring out of your garden every summer. I also do this same thing with zucchini.

Vegan Curried Rice

Rating: 4 stars 145
Simple but delicious curried rice that will go well with essentially any meal.
By Isaac LeFever

Vegan Refried Beans

Rating: 4 stars 16
Refried beans, great rolled up in tortillas with avocado, cheese, lettuce, salsa and sour cream.

Sugar Snap Peas

Rating: 4.5 stars 377
Delicious and easy recipe for sugar snap peas!

Vegan Potatoes au Gratin

Rating: 4.5 stars 23
A vegan version of a popular dish that non-vegans will enjoy.
By Allrecipes Member

Baked Mushrooms and Potatoes with Spinach

Rating: 4.5 stars 52
This is a tasty, thrifty comfort food which is healthy and can be changed to fit any lifestyle. Add some cheese or bacon bits for a different twist.
By Allrecipes Member

Ethiopian Cabbage Dish

Rating: 4.5 stars 888
My Ethiopian friend brought this dish to a potluck and I've been making it ever since. It is healthy and delicious. Do not add liquid. The cabbage and potatoes release enough moisture on their own.

Spanish Rice II

Rating: 4.5 stars 1852
Rice is sauteed with onion and green bell pepper, and then simmered with water, chopped tomatoes and spices.

Country Style Fried Potatoes

Rating: 4.5 stars 293
These fried potatoes are the perfect companion for bacon and eggs. You may use oil instead of shortening if you wish.
By sal

Fried Plantains

Rating: 4.5 stars 158
Fried plantains are a traditional treat in many parts of the world. Try them once and you'll be hooked. Overly ripe plantains work best for this recipe.
By Donna

Black Beans

Rating: 4 stars 106
Black bean stew to serve with rice and your desired meat dish. Makes large servings.
By Ivis

Inspiration and Ideas

Best Vegan Side Dishes for a Potluck
These vegan-friendly side dishes for a potluck are sure to satisfy.
Easy, Healthy Indian Side Dishes
A great way to boost the nutrition in your meals is to pair main dishes with healthy vegetable sides instead of white rice or breads.
Microwave Corn on the Cob
Rating: 4.5 stars 515

This is a no-nonsense recipe for corn on the cob. Perfect for when you run out of stove or grill space.