10 Vegan Lunch Ideas You Can Make in a Flash

vegan lunch ideas

I’m in a little bit of a lunch rut these days. I think it might have something to do with all the traveling I did in the past month. Now that I’m home and cooking again, I’m having trouble getting back into the swing! Lunch seems to be the toughest for me, because I need something quick and not too labor-intensive. In the spirit of reviving my lunchtime cooking skills, here are some quick, vegan lunch ideas! Some of these are recipes of mine from the vault and others are from some of my cooking heroes that I might not have mentioned in my previous post.

You can pack any of these on their own or mix and match for a satisfying, easy vegan lunch on the go.

Vegan Lunch Ideas

1. Hummus Sandwich – whole grain bread spread with a generous amount of hummus, and topped with arugula, lettuce, or spinach and some thinly sliced onion.

2. Somen Noodles in Broth

3. Three Bean Salad

4. Raw Collard Wrap with Spicy Thai Dipping Sauce

Vegan Lunch Idea: Tempeh Wings and Sauteed Kale

5. Tempeh Wings and Sauteed Kale

6. Salad! Greens, beans, and diced veggies tossed with bottled dressing or some oil and vinegar from the pantry. Bonus points for adding avocado, nuts, seeds, and dried fruit.

7. Rice, Bean, and Veggie Burrito – pile on the fresh veggies, like avocado, tomato, shredded lettuce or cabbage, raw or cooked corn, and plenty of salsa. YUM!

8. A Tomato Sandwich

9. Tofu Scramble

10. Sweet Potato with Curried Greens

Of course, this list is just a jumping-off point, and there are lots of ways you could adapt, mash-up, or totally change these recipes to make your own unique lunch recipes. I’m sure you guys have some good lunch-packing ideas, too! What are your favorite vegan lunch ideas to whip up in a hurry?

5 comments on “10 Vegan Lunch Ideas You Can Make in a Flash
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  2. Well, you’ve got my favorite quick lunch idea right there! Thanks for the link.

    I also like big salads with some dips on the side, like guacomole, hummus, or a cashew/nooch dip. That’s always fun and quick because you can pull it all right out of the fridge pre-made.

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