Published by Sirrus Lawson.

By the time you add up your working hours, errands, social time, and sleep, it can be tough to fit in time to fix yourself a decent meal. Thankfully, there are many delicious vegan lunches than can be prepared in just 15 minutes or less. Here’s a look at some of our favorites.

1. Smashed Chickpea and Avocado Salad Sandwich

If bread isn’t your thing (or you’ve run out of it), this fantastic sandwich can also be put in a lettuce or collard green wrap for a quick raw gluten-free option.


2. Asian Noodle Bowl with Ginger Peanut Dressing

Minimalist Baker knows that these noodles will provide enough natural protein to keep your energy up the rest of the day.

3. Vegan One-Pot Basil and Pepper Pasta

This one-pot recipe is the golden trio of quick, cheap, and easy—not to mention delicious.

4. ‘Fish’ Tacos

All the deliciousness of fish tacos, minus the dead animals—we love this flavorful recipe.

Fish Tacos

5. One Pot Cheesy Broccoli Pasta

This pasta dish from Euphoric Vegan is actually health food, but it tastes like comfort food—a win-win situation.

6. Mediterranean Nachos

What’s better than vegan nachos? Vegan Mediterranean nachos, of course!

Mediterranean nachos

7. Vegan Philly Cheesesteak

On days when you have big-city–sized hunger, this sandwich can’t be beat.

Vegan Philly Cheesesteak

8. Vegan Pesto Pasta           

Pesto lovers, look no further. This delicious dish is perfect as a main course or as a side.

9. Lemony Kale Chickpea Avocado Salad

This protein-packed salad, courtesy of The Kitchen Girl, has more than enough kick to pick you up out of a midday slump.

10. Rice, Bean, and Kale Bowl with Lemon-Dill Tahini

This simple bowl is a nutritional powerhouse.


11. Tofu Scramble

Everyone knows breakfast is delicious at any time of day.

Tofu Scramble and Fruit

12. Vegan Greek Salad

This salad, from Simple Vegan Blog, features tofu feta and is super-easy to prepare.

13. Avocado Cream Pasta

The humble avocado can become a lot more than just guacamole.

Avocado Pesto Pasta

14. Vegan Sushi Bowl

This sushi bowl is the perfect recipe for someone who loves the taste of vegan sushi but not the price.

15. 15 Minute Simple Vegan Miso Soup

You can make this soup with or without noodles—either way, it will be healthy and refreshing.

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