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30 Easy Summer Vegetarian Meal Prep Recipes

Here are 30 summer vegetarian meal prep recipes that will keep you healthy while you beat the heat! Refreshing dishes to make ahead and batch cook for healthy plant based meals anytime.

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Here are some of my favorite light meal prep vegetarian summer meal prep recipes without meat!  These bright and fresh summer dishes are healthy whole food recipes loaded with seasonal produce and herbs. I love a meatless meal for days when I want to keep it light.  The 30 recipes below are tried-and-true meatless summer recipes that everyone will love. From pasta salads to summer soups, these vegetarian and vegan dishes are fantastic additions to your summer table.

Chickpea Flour Frittata Muffins (Vegan, GF)

These amazing Chickpea Flour Muffins / Fritattas are a great high protein vegan breakfast recipe, loaded with veggies, and have a flaky delicious texture. A great crowd-pleaser brunch recipe, and can be filled with your favorite veggies that you have on hand. Vegan, gluten free, and SO irresistable.
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Blueberry Overnight Oats Recipe (Vegan, GF)

These vegan blueberry overnight oats are a bright and healthy breakfast! Made with dairy-free yogurt and almond milk, fresh fruit, and healthy whole grains- easy to make ahead, meal prep, or batch cook ahead of time.
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Go-To Summer BBQ Pasta Salad (Vegetarian, Gluten Free)

This is a perfect Summer BBQ Pasta Salad to bring to a cookout, tailgate, potluck, or brunch! Loaded with veggies and easy to make ahead.
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Everything Bagel Egg Salad Sandwich

This everything bagel egg salad sandwich is a vegetarian keto lunch recipe loaded with low carb egg salad, keto bread, and fresh sprouts.  A meatless high protein sandwich that is creamy, delicious, and perfect for brunch.
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Hawaiian BBQ Tofu Bowls (Vegan, GF)

Say aloha to these Hawaiian BBQ Tofu Bowls! This vegan sheet pan dinner is bursting with flavor from roasted pineapple, peppers, onion, and zucchini in a flavorful pineapple BBQ sauce!  Toss with crispy tofu for a protein packed meal with delicious tropical taste.
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Red Lentil Ginger Soup (Vegan, GF, Oil Free)

This red lentil ginger soup is flavorful and made with good-for-you ingredients like onions, carrots, ginger, turmeric, and tomatoes. This healthy gluten free and oil free soup recipe is a great light lunch or dinner. Grab a side salad and some crusty bread to make this a complete meal.
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Vegan Macaroni and Cheese (Nut Free, Oil Free)

This vegan macaroni and cheese is nut free and and is oil free, and has a sharp tangy dairy free cheese sauce that is pure vegan comfort food!  This cozy vegan mac and cheese recipe is made with roasted vegetables, bold spices, and a creamy plant based milk sauce. Perfect vegan nostalgia food!
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Tofu Shawarma Recipe (Vegan, Gluten Free)

This tofu shawarma pita recipe is a perfectly spiced high protein lunch or dinner. Top with vegan tzatziki, tabbouleh, and your favorite veggies! This is a simple dinner that is ready in about 30 minutes, a easy and healthy weeknight meal.
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Tofu Tzatziki Sauce (Vegan, Gluten Free)

This creamy vegan tofu tzatziki is made with high protein silken tofu, fresh cucumbers, garlic, dill, and bright spices. A great addition to pitas, shawarma, or falafel!  This blender tzatziki sauce is ready in 5 minutes and is made with simple and fresh ingredients.
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The BEST Vegan Greek Pasta Salad Recipe

The BEST vegan Greek Pasta Salad is made with fresh vegetables, herbs, and a super secret homemade dressing! Great for parties, BBQs, or potlucks.
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Sheet Pan Fajitas Veggies (Vegan, Paleo, Whole30, GF)

Fiesta forever with these quick & yummy vegan one pan fajitas for an easy sheet pan dinner! Roasted peppers, onions, sweet potato, zucchini, and mushrooms are ready in 30 minutes, can be made ahead. Vegan, gluten free, paleo, whole30, easy weeknight meal.
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Lemon Chickpea Rice Soup Recipe (Vegan, Gluten Free, Dairy Free)

This chickpea lemon rice soup is a fantastic and hearty recipe for leftover rice- bright, fresh, gluten free, and dairy free!  This soup is loaded with fresh vegetables, leftover rice, and canned chickpeas.  A great clean out the fridge recipe.
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Spicy Thai Green Curry (Vegan, Keto, Paleo, Whole30, GF)

Spicy Thai Green Curry is creamy and decadent. This vegetarian keto recipe is also paleo and whole30 compliant!
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Chickpea Olive Salad Sandwich (Vegan, GF)

This creamy chickpea olive salad sandwich combines high protein chickpeas, briny olives, and vegetables in a hearty and satisfying lunch recipe. Vegan, vegetarian, and dairy free!  Enjoy as a lunch, snack, or even as a dip for crudite.
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Beet Powder Hummus (V, GF)

This beet powder hummus is a bright, healthy, and good-for-you snack! Hummus made with beet powder, chickpeas, garlic, and spices.  This is one vegan, gluten free, and heart healthy snack you can feel good about eating.
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Oven-Baked Marinated Veggie Kabobs (Gluten-Free, Vegan, Party Recipe)

A super yummy Make-Ahead Vegan Party Recipe that will satisfy even the pickiest meat-eaters!  Marinading the veggies overnight gives this dish amazing flavor - perfect for any party, gathering, or BBQ.
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Tomato Basil Chickpea Muffins (Vegan, GF)

These Tomato Basil Chickpea Muffins are a healthy vegan and gluten free breakfast or brunch recipe. These savory muffins are healthy and satisfying.  Perfect for meal prepping breakfast or making ahead for the week.  These muffins are great to take on-the-go or bring to school or the office.
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Mason Jar Ramen Noodle Soup (Vegan, Low Sodium, Gluten-Free)

This healthy ramen soup is an easy and satisfying lunch!  Better and more flavorful than Instant Ramen, this soup will fill you up with healthy vegetables without the salt.
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Pesto Chickpea Salad Sandwich (Vegan, GF)

This pesto chickpea salad sandwich is a fresh, crunchy, and flavorful lunch! Heaps of smashed chickpeas mixed with creamy pesto & topped with sprouts.  Serve with chips & a pickle for a bright and refreshing lunch that is ready in about 10 minutes!
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Instant Pot Succotash (Vegan, GF)

This vegan Instant Pot succotash is a great way to enjoy healthy vegetables in the pressure cooker. Cook dried beans, veggies, and spices for a healhy side dish that is great year-round!  Enjoy with your favorite protein, a side of thick crusty homemade bread, and a fresh salad!
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15-Minute Vegan Garlic Sesame Noodles Recipe

These vegan garlic sesame noodles are FULL of flavor, vegetables, garlic, and spices. A 15-minute quick and easy lunch or dinner, can be made gluten free.  A great recipe to make when you don't have a lot of time in the kitchen, and easy to double the recipe to meal prep for the week!
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Vegan Baked Falafel Recipe

This vegan baked falafel recipe uses canned chickpeas and pantry staple ingredients and spices, a great make ahead lunch, sandwich, or wrap!  Serve with a heap of fresh tabbouli, a side of hummus, and enjoy!
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Make Ahead Freezer Quiche (Vegetarian, GF)

This meatless make ahead freezer quiche is great on busy mornings, and you can cook from frozen!  Make 1 quiche or a few, and enjoy anytime.  Great for breakfast with a side of fruit and a tall glass of OJ.   Great for a weekend brunch, a busy holiday, or just a regular weekend.
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Vegan Sourdough Muffins with Blueberries

These vegan sourdough muffins are the best sourdough starter discard recipe for breakfast, dessert, or just a quick snack! With blueberries or your favorite fruit.  Loaded with berries and cinnamon, these muffins make the perfect meal prep or make ahead brunch recipe.
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Marinated Chickpeas Recipe (Vegan, GF)

This marinated chickpeas recipe is a bright and flavorful addition to any salad, wrap, or hummus! With fresh herbs and vegetables.  These chickpeas can be enjoyed for any meal, or as a protein packed snack.
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Creamy Tofu Noodle Soup (Vegan, GF)

This creamy tofu noodle soup recipe is healthy and high protein, and a perfect vegan comfort food recipe for fall or winter!  The perfect light lunch or dinner recipe, serve with a slice of thick crusty bread and a salad.
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Lemony White Bean Soup (Vegan, GF)

This lemony white bean soup is bright and flavorful, with fresh vegetables and hearty white beans in a light & herby lemon broth. A perfect fall or winter lunch or dinner to meal prep. Serve with a side of crusty bread and a warm arugula salad for the perfect simple meal.
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Green Goddess Hummus Recipe (V, GF)

This green goddess Hummus recipe is bright and flavorful, packed with fresh herbs and greens. Great for using extra garden veggies to dip into!
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Creamy Cucumber Pasta Salad (Vegan, GF)

This creamy cucumber pasta salad is vegan and gluten free, making it a cruchy healthy vegetarian side salad everyone can enjoy! Great as a meatless pasta side dish, a meal prep luch, or just a great recipe for garden cucumbers.
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Tofu Tikka Masala (Vegan, Gluten Free, Keto, Low Carb)

This irresistible Tofu Tikka Masala is easy to make at home. Skip the delivery and make this delicious Indian spiced dish tonight.
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A Few Meal Prep Products That Make Life SO Much Easier!

As a meal prepper and planner, I rely on having durable reliable equipment in my kitchen to make my life easier. Airtight food storage containers and mason jars are great ways to keep food fresh longer. I also love my Instant Pot (I swear by it!) for prepping healthy and simple meals in no time!  Here are a few of my favorite products that I use almost everyday! You can also browse a list of some of my favorite products that help me meal prep and organize for the week – perfect for these vegetarian summer meal prep recipes.

 

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