9 Vegan Roast Dinners (PS Nut Roast NOT Included)

There’s nothing better than getting the family together for a hearty meal on a Sunday. And thanks to these vegan roast dinner recipes, that doesn’t change just because you’re plant-based!

Contrary to popular belief, vegan Sunday roasts aren’t limited to nut roasts. Sure, a nutty roast is tasty, but let’s explore other options. Feast your eyes on these delicious recipes and get inspiration for your Sunday dinner. These will delight meat-eaters and veggies alike.

1) Big Puff Pie

This hearty and delicious pie is basically a stew with a pastry hat. It’s fairly quick and easy to make because it uses ready-made puff pastry sheets and the pastry is baked in the oven while the filling cooks on the stove. Then you assemble it and serve – to loud applause, of course!

Vegan big puff pie - one of our favourite vegan roast dinners

2) Vegan Shepherd’s Pie 

Shepherd’s pie is a timeless family favourite, and the good news is you can still enjoy it as a vegan. This simple and super filling recipe is full of fibre, nutrients and warming flavours. If you’re going to try any of our vegan roasts, try this one.

vegan shepherd's pie - classic dish to try for a vegan Sunday roast

3) Stuffed Pepper

Looking for something easy and cheap to make? Go for this Mediterranean classic. The rice, veggies and currant filling offer a creative twist on tradition as well as yummy flavour.

stuffed pepper - why not try something different for your roast dinner?

4) Smokey Veggie Wellington

This recipe may be in our Christmas meal ideas, but it’s excellent all year round! This vegan roast dinner makes an excellent centrepiece and will blow the socks off anyone who is used to a boring old meat and two veg meal. It’s ideal for sharing with all the family.

smokey veggie wellington - a yummy traditional dish

5) ‘Chicken’ and Leek Pie

In the mood for comfort food? This is the pie for you. This vegan version uses Quorn ‘chicken’ pieces and is super creamy, making it a great recipe to try with non-vegan guests. Mmmmm.

chicken and leek pie - perfect for non-vegan dinner guests

6) Healthy Protein Casserole

Packed with lentils, rice and nuts – you’ll have no problem getting your protein with this dish! It’s perfect for a Sunday dinner accompanied by vegetables, roast potatoes, and lashings of rich gravy.

healthy protein casserole - another veganised Sunday roast

7) Turkish Tofu & Spinach Börek

On the hunt for a vegan Sunday roast like no other? Try this veganised version of a Turkish classic, Börek. This dish includes layers of filo pastry, spinach and tofu mixed with fresh mint baked in the oven to create an impressive main course or starter.

turkish tofu and spinach borek - an original dish

8) Vegan Roast Dinner

A good roast is all about combinations and flavour. And the fantastic thing about roasting vegan is that there are so many flavour combinations for you to choose from. Make sure you have fun experimenting!

A classic vegan roast dinner

9) Mushroom & Chestnut Wellington

This recipe is inspired by one of our favourite ingredients: chestnuts. It’s been lovingly tried and tested so if you want a showstopper to delight guests, whip up this chestnut wellington for special occasions.

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Page updated November 2020

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