11 Vegan No-Cook Dinners

By Alexandra Caspero on March 25, 2022

Who wants to cook when it’s hot out? I’ve rounded up my favorite no-cook dinners that are perfect for nights when you want an easy meal that doesn’t require you turning on the stove. From pitas and sandwiches to spring rolls and salads, you’ll find something here for you.

11. Marinated White Bean Salad

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Once you try canned white beans this way, you’ll never go back to eating them any other way! Canned white beans marinated in a homemade dressing with sweet peppers and herbs.

Enjoy on it’s own, tucked into a pita or flatbread or on top of a salad.

Get the recipe: Marinated White Bean Salad

10. Greek Salad

Vegan Tofu Feta Recipe For Greek Salad
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Homemade feta tossed with briny olives, tomatoes, cucumber, chickpeas and hearty greens.

Get the recipe: Greek Salad with Tofu Feta

9. Summer Rolls with Fresh Basil

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The ultimate no-cook dinner, fresh vegetables and tofu wrapped in spring roll wrappers and served with a spicy peanut dipping sauce. 

Get the recipe: Basil Summer Rolls

8. Mexican Avocado Salad

Vegan No Cook Dinner Of Avocado Salad
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My whole family loves this simple avocado salad. Ripe avocado, thinly sliced red onions and tomatoes in a fresh lime dressing. 

Get the recipe: Avocado Salad

7. Peach, Kale and Cabbage Slaw

Vegan No Cook Dinner Of Peach, Kale And Cabbage Slaw
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When fresh peaches are in season, this no cook salad is a must make. Fresh kale, peaches and cabbage in a tangy dressing. 

Get the recipe: Peach, Kale and Cabbage Salad

6. Summer Ramen Noodle Salad

Vegan No Cook Dinner Of Summer Ramen Noodle Salad! You'Ve Gotta Try This Cold Salad Filled With Ramen Noodles, Green Beans, Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Corn And A Ponzu Sauce. Vegan | Www.delishknowledge.com
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Another favorite vegan no cook dinner. Fresh ramen noodles with tomatoes, green beans, carrots and cucumbers in a tangy sesame dressing. 

Get the recipe Summer Ramen Noodle Salad

5. Avocado Chickpea Salad Sandwich

Vegan No Cook Dinner Of Chickpea Salad On A Bagel
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If you haven’t tried a chickpea salad yet, then this is the sandwich for you. Smashed chickpeas with avocado and fresh greens on a poppyseed bagel. 

Get the recipe Avocado Chickpea Salad Sandwich

4. Corn, Tomato and Mint Salad 

Corn, Tomato And Mint Salad! This Gluten-Free, Vegan Side Dish Is Perfect For Summer! Juicy Tomatoes, Fresh Corn, Onion, Chickpeas And A Lemon Mint Dressing. High-Fiber And Full Of Protein! | Www.delishknowledge.com
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A must for summer, especially picnics and potlucks. With plenty of protein from chickpeas and corn, this simple salad is both filling and delicious. 

Get the recipe Corn, Tomato and Mint Salad

3. Cheese Veggie Sandwich

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Make a batch of homemade cream cheese (or use store bought) for an easy, no cook dinners anytime. Mix with in-season vegetables and avocado for a hearty sandwich. This spread is also great on sandwiches, wraps or thinned to make a dressing. 

Get the recipe: Cream Cheese Sandwich 

2. Chickpea Salad Sandwich

Vegan Chickpea Salad Sandwich
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This vegan chickpea sandwich is amazing! If you love tuna salad, you’ll love this vegan version. Throw everything into the food processor, toast some bread, chop some vegetables and dinner is served.

Get the recipe: Chickpea Salad Sandwich

1. Buffalo Chickpea Lettuce Wraps

Buffalo Chickpea Lettuce Wraps
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Toss chickpeas with buffalo sauce, then tuck into crisp butter lettuce leaves with avocado, parsley and ranch dressing. Healthy and packed with plant-based protein.

Get the recipe: Buffalo Chickpea Lettuce Wraps

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Meet Alex Caspero

Alex Caspero is a Registered Dietitian, New York Times Bestselling Chef, and mom of two. She aims to cut through the nutrition noise by providing real-life, nourishing tips for body and mind. Learn more about Alex.

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    1. Anna
      July 10, 2019 AT 5:01 am

      i love this corn, tomato and mint salad recipe.

    2. Minifoxychicky
      July 9, 2019 AT 4:26 pm

      All this food looks fantastic and colourful, I will have to try some of the recipes for these, especially the summer rolls and the Greek Chickpea salad pitas… yum!