9 Amazing 3 Ingredient Vegan Recipes

Good comfort food is always a must, but simple dishes are many busy people’s best friend.

Whether you have a half-empty pantry, a sudden need, or you simply need some easy food as soon as possible, it’s always good to have some super simple recipes in your cooking arsenal. 

9 Amazing 3 Ingredient Vegan Recipes

As a vegan, you may struggle more than most to create simple meals using just a few ingredients. But there are plenty of 3 ingredient recipes out there that will make dinner time a breeze for you!

But how is it possible to create wonderful recipes with such a little number of ingredients? The first step is to get down to the fundamentals (in this case, the ingredients), and the second is to get creative with the ingredients that are already in your cupboard.

All of these vegan recipes (see also: 20 Amazing Middle Eastern Vegan Recipes)promise to be super simple to prepare, so you won’t have to worry if your cooking skills aren’t quite up to scratch.

Some of them are full meals, others provide a solid foundation upon which to build, and others are decadent indulgences.

There is not a single animal product, egg, or piece of meat used in any of these recipes; some of them are even gluten-free, and the recipes call for only three components beyond water, salt, pepper, and oil. 

Even if your cupboard is nearly bare, you can still make delicious cuisine using these recipes that only require three ingredients. The dishes range from homemade pasta to sumptuous desserts.

1. Beer Bread

For generations, people have looked to beer bread as their go-to recipe for an easy loaf of bread.

Since this is such a simple and fast recipe to prepare and make, if you’re in a rush and want to make something for a celebration or an event, then this is the perfect recipe to try. 

Beer bread doesn’t necessarily need to be cooked with beer if you want to make a dairy-free and vegan-friendly version. You can very easily swap out the beer for seltzer water or club soda instead.

However, regardless of which of those two alternatives you use, the flavor of the bread will be different from the typical beer bread flavor, though some would argue that it tastes much better this way. 

You can whisk in chopped herbs, sliced olives, crumbled bacon, toasted sesame seeds, poppy seeds, or anything else that you think could taste delicious if you want to.

You may also flavor and color the top by brushing it with melted dairy-free margarine after it has been baked.

2. Roasted Eggplant Pate

Eggplants are a favorite food for many vegans as not only are they simple to prepare, versatile, and very tasty, but they’re also very good for your general health. They are an excellent source of phytonutrients, B vitamins, and magnesium.

In general, eggplants are wonderful for the health of the brain. However, because of the high oxalate content of these foods, you should probably avoid eating them if you have serious renal or gallbladder conditions.

Those of you who are trying to protect your liver by avoiding fats may find that this spread is an excellent option for fulfilling your appetite, despite its creamy consistency.

In addition, the recipe is cooked until becomes very tender, which makes it exceptionally simple for you to digest.

When eggplants are cooked, they release a substantial amount of juice. In this recipe, after sprinkling the eggplants with salt and letting them drain in a strainer, you should remove any remaining extra liquid.

In addition to this, before cooking the eggplant, you can soak it in salt water. The saltwater will assist in removing a good deal of the surplus moisture from the ingredient.

3. Vegan Roast

During this holiday season, are you still searching for ideas for dishes that you can offer to vegan guests?

Relax! we have the perfect recipe for a sumptuous vegan (see also: 14 Amazing Vegan Ninja Foodi Recipes)holiday roast that will please both vegans and meat lovers equally, and that truly reflects the feasts that are associated with the holiday season.

A low-cost, whole-food, plant-based, vegan holiday roast that is sure to win over meat eaters as well as vegetarians and vegans alike.

Just add a small amount of a special mixture of spices and condiments, and everyone will be rushing to your holiday table as soon as they smell your vegan roast because it’s so delicious.

This roast holds its own in terms of flavor, texture, and aroma against any of the other tried-and-true holiday dishes. 

4. Roasted Balsamic Brussels Sprouts

Brussels sprouts are a wonderful vegetable that can be prepared as either an appetizer or a side dish. If you’ve never been a fan of Brussels sprouts before, you might just change your mind after trying these. 

One of the biggest complaints people have with Brussels sprouts is that they always seem to be mushy.

This happens because they are typically overboiled, but many people don’t know that they’re other, much better and tastier ways, to cook their sprouts. 

In this recipe, instead of boiling them, you will instead pan-roast your sprouts. This will give them a flavor that is somewhat smokey, a little acidic, and caramelized all at the same time. Once you try this method of cooking sprouts, you’ll never go back to boiling again! 

The syrupy balsamic vinegar imparts a flavor that is tart and rich, and the sugar that’s contained inside the vinegar helps to make the brussels sprouts crispy.

5. Black Bean Chili

This recipe for vegan (see also: 20 Amazing Vegan Sous Vide Recipes)black bean chili has all the flavors of traditional hearty chili, but it’s vegan and far easier to cook than most other chilies.

Using just 3 ingredients, this meal will take you just 15 minutes to prepare and cook, making it perfect for busy weeknights when you need something fast. 

This straightforward bean chili is the simplest dish you will ever prepare; you could even get your kids to help if you want to teach them a super simple recipe! 

6. Gluten-Free Zucchini Soup

This zucchini soup is both gluten-free and vegan, so it can suit a wide range of diet restrictions. By following this recipe you’ll make yourself the smoothest, creamiest zucchini soup you’ve ever tried, and it takes just under half an hour to make! 

This zucchini soup is naturally free of gluten since cashews, not flour, are used to thicken the soup.

This silky vegan zucchini soup may be served either hot or cold, and it works equally well either way. Garnish it with crisp greens and seeds, or simply serve it with crusty bread.

7. Cabbage Pasta

If you’ve never tried cabbage pasta before, you’re in for a treat with this recipe!

Cabbage pasta may not sound like the most appetizing meal, but so long as you cook cabbage the right way, it can become one of the tastiest veggies out there. 

Aside from the flavor, one of the biggest selling points of this recipe is how cheap it is to buy and prepare. This is the ideal dish to make when you’re short on funds but need a large, hearty meal to feed your family or friends. 

Another great thing about this meal is that you can cook it for as long as you want to. The longer you simmer down your cabbage, the more flavorful it will become, and you’ll also see some nice caramelization of the leaves.

But if you’re pressed for time and need some dinner quick, you can simmer the cabbage for just 20 minutes and it will still taste amazing. 

This recipe for cabbage spaghetti is tasty, simple, very inexpensive, and quick to make. It also caters to vegans and can provide food for a large number of people using a limited number of ingredients.

8. Gluten-Free Mini Bagels

The small bagels can be made without the use of yeast, are allergy-free, vegan, and quick and simple to prepare!

Make a batch in the oven for kid-friendly breakfasts or to eat as snacks, and personalize them with toppings and spreads. They make the ideal dish for parties, too!

You can top these bagels with anything you want, with the most popular option being seeded bagels.

If you would like poppy or sesame-seeded bagels, all you will need are the seeds themselves and some spray oil to adhere them to the tops of the plain bagels.

9. Homemade Pasta

Some things simply taste better when made from scratch. Pasta is the best example of this.

Although the boxed variety could be more convenient, we’re here to show you that not only does fresh and homemade vegan pasta taste far more satisfying, but it also comes out to be more cost-effective!

People tend to panic when they see “homemade pasta” as everyone seems to believe that it’s near impossible to make unless you’re a professional chef.

This recipe proves this isn’t the case though, as once you put the 3 ingredients together you’ll see that anyone of any cooking skill can easily make this dish, 


The next time your pantry is looking a bit bare and you need to whip up a quick vegan dinner with whatever you have, try some of the above recipes to make a satisfying and delicious dinner for your family.

9 Amazing 3 Ingredient Vegan Recipes


Do you want to make tasty vegan meals but don’t know where to start? These 3 ingredient vegan recipes are easy to make and are great for beginners.


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Do you want to make tasty vegan meals but don’t know where to start? These 3 ingredient vegan recipes are easy to make and are great for beginners.

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