20 Amazing Vegan Trader Joe’s Recipes

20 Amazing Vegan Trader Joe’s Recipes

There are lots of amazing ingredients on sale at Trader Joe’s which you can use to put together some impressive vegan recipes.

We have put together this list of the 20 most amazing vegan Trader Joe’s recipes that are easy for you to make at home to impress your friends and family with a vegan feast.

1. Roasted Broccoli Salad

This broccoli salad is a delicious and nutritious meal served with tasty hummus. The red wine vinaigrette brings out the rich, green flavor of the broccoli.

The toasted almonds are crunchy and nutty which contrasts with the tender broccoli. The zingy lemon lifts the dish and makes it light and bright. 

 2. Roasted Brussels Sprouts 

Spouts are perfect for the festive season, but you can also eat them at other times of year. If you serve them on the stalk it makes a great feature for your dinner party table.

The maple syrup adds sweetness and and the pomegranate seeds add a pop of color. The sprouts are cooked perfectly and seasoned with salt and pepper. 

3. Pineapple Quinoa 

Quinoa is usually cooked in chicken stock or vegetable stock. This recipe cooks the grain in pineapple juice which makes it a perfect balance of sweet and savory.

Chunks of pineapple are added to the quinoa along with red bell pepper and green onion. It is spiced with red chili pepper to give it a fiery kick. 

4. Truffley Cauliflower Stir Fry

Trader Joe’s sells a fantastic soy sauce flavored with truffle. This gives the cauliflower a rich and earthy umami flavor. The 3 grain tempeh is the perfect addition to the stir fry which makes it even more nutritious and delicious.

This is a low carb option which is ideal for people who are watching their weight. 

5. Red Pepper, Cranberry & Walnut Stuffed Mushrooms

All you need to do to make this recipe vegan is to leave out the feta. These mushrooms are the perfect canape or appetizer. They are flavored with rosemary and stuffed with a delicious red pepper, cranberry and walnut dip.

You can use any type of mushrooms, but the recipe recommends cremini mushrooms.  

6. Fiery Tofu Sheet Pan

This spicy recipe utilizes gochujang paste with organic tofu to make a savory yet slightly sweet dish. The honey adds a touch of sweetness and the sesame oil is a delicious touch that really brings out the flavor of the tofu.

It takes 50 minutes to cook this amazing meal and it is the perfect dish to make for a dinner party with side dishes. 

7. Turkey-less Pasta Primavera

This colorful and aromatic dish is the perfect vegan meal as long as you use vegan pasta. The sauce is delicate and fragrant and makes a wonderful spring meal, though you can enjoy it at any time of year.

The fresh thyme intensifies the flavor and the thinly sliced leeks and carrots add a savory note. The pasta is seasoned with salt and pepper. You can use whatever pasta shape you want, but the recipe recommends capellini pasta. 

8. Vegan Giant Bean And Kale Penne

Giant beans are a great way to add protein into a vegan diet, as well as dietary fiber. It is a Tuscan inspired recipe with delightful Mediterranean flavors of garlic and tomatoes.

Make sure you leave out the parmesan, or use a vegan cheese replacement. You can add any type of leafy greens to the dish for nutrients, but the recipe recommends kale. 

9. Ratatouille Pasta

Ratatouille is a classic French dish made with vegetables in a rich tomato sauce. This pasta dish is inspired by that meal, with plenty of vegetables in a tomato sauce along with your favorite pasta shapes.

Make sure you use vegan pasta and leave out the cheese, or use a vegan replacement. If you want to add some more spice then use more red chili pepper flakes. Using fire roasted tomatoes deepens the flavor of the sauce.  

10. Loaded Vegan Nacho Dip

Nachos are the perfect Friday night snack to share with your friends in front of a movie. With this recipe you can enjoy vegan loaded nachos. It uses Beefl-ess ground beef, vegan nacho dip, hot pico de gallo salsa, and aromatic fresh cilantro.

The taco seasoning mix adds the ideal Mexican flavors to the nachos which makes them totally irresistible. You might want to make a double batch so there is plenty to go around! 

11. Double Peanut Stew

Peanut stew is a West African dish that is hearty and full of flavor. This recipe is simple and delicious, and uses Trader Joe’s creamy salted peanut butter. The ingredients are healthy, with shredded kale, onion, punchy ginger, garlic, tomato and sweet potato.

The cayenne pepper adds warmth and a depth of flavor and the peanuts are perfectly salty. You can enjoy this stew on its own, or with steamed rice to make it go further. 

12. Curry Tempeh Stir Fry

This is another recipe that uses organic 3 grain tempeh, this time in a delicious stir fry with green bell peppers, garlic and red thai curry paste. The ready prepared veggies save time and ensure that your meal is full of healthy ingredients.

It only takes 20 minutes to make, which is perfect for those busy weeknights when you don’t have time to stand over the stove for very long. 

13. Full Of Fusilli Veggie Soup

This is a hearty vegetable soup with a twist – a pasta twist! Make sure you use vegan pasta. The vegetable soup is packed with onions, carrots, garlic, celery, and bell peppers.

The lemon adds a zingy taste to the low sodium vegetable broth. If you want a nourishing soup in only 40 minutes then this is an ideal recipe for you. 

14. The Veg Wedge Salad

A wedge salad is the perfect side dish for any meal, and this vegan wedge salad is one you won’t want to miss out on.

All you will need is iceberg lettuce, san marzano tomatoes, vegan feta, crispy crunchy champignon mushroom snacks, dill, and vegan creamy dill dressing. It only takes 10 minutes to put together the wedge salad which makes it very convenient. 

15. Turkey-less Stuffed Roast

If you want a vegan alternative to a roast dinner then this Turkey-less roast is perfect.

Serve it with a variety of tasty side dishes from Trader Joe’s like roasted cauliflower with orzo, mashed potatoes with pecans- or make your own side dishes. You can even choose some from this list of recipes. 

16. Vegan Breakfast Tacos

If you are fed up with your usual breakfast, why not try some vegan breakfast tacos. They are made with scrambled tofu, soy chorizo, creamy avocado and chunky salsa.

You can add whatever extra toppings you fancy – onions, peppers, even grated carrots. A squeeze of fresh lime is the perfect way to finish off the dish. You can use wheat tortillas or white flour tortillas. 

17. Vegan Sriracha Ranch Crunch Salad

This crunchy salad is the perfect lunch – light and refreshing. It has lots of edamame beans which are high in protein to keep you full and energized.

The sriracha tofu is super flavorsome and makes it an even more filling meal with various textures to enjoy. The prepared crunchy salad is so satisfying and it only takes a few minutes to put these ingredients together. 

18. Southwestern Chopped Salad

Southwest salad is the perfect side dish for so many main meals. It has hearty black beans, creamy avocados, and Southwestern chopped salad kit.

The kit includes green cabbage, romaine lettuce, cilantro and spicy dressing. You will love this salad which has the perfect combination of earthy and spicy flavors with crisp lettuce. 

19. Edamame Energy Bowl

Nothing gives you more energy than edamame beans – high in protein and low in fat. Heat them gently before adding them to the salad to bring out the flavor.

Along with the beans this bowl has red quinoa, celery, green onion, shredded carrots, diced apple, sliced almonds, Italian parsley and sliced avocados, The result is a colorful bowl of food with a variety of textures and flavors that will blow you away. 

20. Spring Lentil Salad

This recipe makes use of spring ingredients like kale and heirloom tomatoes. The steamed lentils are added to the kale and heirloom tomatoes.

The ingredients are tossed in olive oil, and you can add seasoning like salt and pepper if you want to. It is a simple recipe, but the flavors are very enjoyable and well balanced. You can serve the salad with warm bread to finish it off perfectly. 


These recipes are ideal for putting together your ideal vegan (see also: 20 Amazing Pakistani Vegan Recipes)feast. Whether you need canapes, appetizers, breakfast, lunch or dinner, you will be able to find whatever you need.

All of these ingredients are available at Trader Joe’s, which means that you can conveniently get all of your shopping done in one place.

20 Amazing Vegan Trader Joe’s Recipes


This is a list of 20 of the best vegan recipes inspired by Trader Joe’s so that you can recreate them in your own kitchen.


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This is a list of 20 of the best vegan recipes inspired by Trader Joe’s so that you can recreate them in your own kitchen.

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