Vegan Recipes for a Dinner Date

Veganism is becoming more in more popular these days. Every year the increasing number of people becomes concerned with animal rights and points on the cruelty of meat production, especially these days when, according to vegans, we don’t need to eat meat to survive. In this article, we are not going to discuss the pros and cons of veganism. It is obvious that, nowadays, sooner or later, everyone faces vegans or just vegetarians. Your relatives, friends, and even a new romantic partner may become vegan. Or maybe you are a vegan and want to impress your non-vegan romantic partner with a new tasty dish?

10 the best and simplest vegan recipes for a dinner date

So, what if your new romantic partner is a vegan? How to impress him or her, especially if you live in a very small and conservative town? Without a single doubt, the best way to impress a vegan person is to secretly arrange a dinner date for two of you and cook only vegan dishes. This will help you to take your relationships to a new level. Today, we are going to share with you the top 10 completely free of dairy and meat dishes. In addition, those dishes are very simple and easy-to-cook even if you are not experienced in cooking. And if you’d like to text these recipes but have no one to taste them, check out this single lady dating website.

1. Chickpea Butternut Tagine


  • 400g/14oz can chickpeas
  • 1 red pepper
  • 1 onion
  • 1 small butternut squash
  • 2 courgettes
  • 12 dried apricots
  • salt and black pepper
  • 2 tbsp. freshly opened olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 500g/1lb 2oz passata
  • 2 tsp honey,
  • 1 tsp harissa 
  •  fresh mint or coriander
  •  Yogurt


Place the onion, chickpeas, squash, pepper, apricots, and courgettes into a crock-pot, then add some black pepper and salt according to your preferences. Heat the frying pan and fry the garlic with spices for one minute. After adding harissa, passata, and honey boil everything for another minute. When this is done, cover vegetables with the sauce, close the pot and cook on high temperature for four hours. When this is ready, add more pepper and salt according to your desire. Tear the majority of your mint leaves. The remaining part you need to scatter on top of everything. Add more honey and olive oil. After that, add a tbsp. of yogurt. This dish tastes the best with one or two glasses of red wine.

2. Potatoes, Ravioli, and mushrooms in Sauce


  • 2 potatoes
  • Sea salt
  • 1/2 bunch flat-leaf parsley
  • 5–6 mushrooms
  • Olive oil
  •  Black pepper
  • 3 1/2 –4 cups broccoli florets
  • 1 onion
  • 1 cup oat or soy cream
  • Nutmeg
  • 300g. ravioli

Prepare well-salted water for peeled and chopped potatoes. Cook it in the water for 15 minutes to make it soft. Let the potatoes cool for 10 minutes and then smash everything with a potato masher. Clean and wash mushrooms and let those drain on paper towels. After that, fry mushrooms in olive oil. Mix everything well and add more salt and pepper if you want. Boiled chopped into small pieces’ broccoli in well-salted water for 5 minutes. Peel and chop the onion into small pieces, after that fry it over maximum heat for 1-2 minutes. Add oat cream and cook for one minute more. When this is done, before folding everything into broccoli, you can add more pepper or salt. Put ravioli in boiling water and cook until done. Serve everything on plates with sauce.

3. A pumpkin for vegans


  • 3 cups of milk
  • 2/3 oats
  • 1/3 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1/4 cup dates fruit
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp pumpkin spice
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup 
  • Pecans


Put all ingredients except for the pecans and maple syrup into a pot and cook on medium heat for about 5 minutes until the majority of the liquid is absorbed. In fact, you can already enjoy this dish as is. However, it is better to add extra milk, pecans, and maple syrup. Thus, your dish will taste much better.

4. Vegan toasts


  • 1 cup of water
  • 1,3 tsp cornstarch
  • 2 tbsp. light oil 
  • 2 tsp nutritional yeast
  • 3/4 tsp black salt
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric


Take a small pot, fill it with fatter, and add cornstarch. Carefully mix everything. When everything is mixed, add everything else. Put the pot on medium heat, and don’t forget to whisk while cooking it. Cook everything for 5 minutes, but immediately stop if you see that dipping sauce has thickened. The best way to serve this dish is to add strips of buttered toast and pepper

5. Vegan pancakes with potato 


  • 3 potatoes
  • 1/2 yellow onion
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 2 green onions
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 jalapeno
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • Oliva oil


Mix everything well in a big bowl. Put 1 tbsp. of oil into a large frying pan. Put it on high heat. Grate potatoes, and when the frying pan gets hot, put it there trying to create a loose patty. The ingredients will look very soft and wet. Your task is to gently put the patty into the middle of the hot pan. Be careful with possible drops of hot oil. When this is done, you need to fry the patty for a couple of minutes to make its bottom look golden brown. As you have guessed, after that, you need to flip it and fry the other side of the patty. You can make as many patties as you want, just make sure that you add more oil from time to time. After cooking, it is better to put the patties on paper towels to make sure that there will be no excessive oil.

6. Baked Apples


  • 5–6 middle-sized apples, 
  • 2 tbsp butter oil
  • 1 tsp cinnamon


Turn on your oven to make sure that it preheats to 350 degrees Celsius while you melt butter and peel and cut into chunks apples. Depending on the number of apples, use the small or medium dish. Put your apples there. Mix cinnamon and melted butter oil together and cover apples with it. Make sure that all apples are covered with our cinnamon mixture. Put the baking dish into the preheated oven and bake in 350 degrees Celsius until apples become soft. This will take from 25 to 35 minutes. Don’t forget to stir the dish once after the first 15 of baking.

7. Vegan Burrito


  • 100 g beans
  • 100 g corn kernels
  • 200 g rice
  • 1 small salsa jar
  • 1 red l pepper
  • 1 bunch cilantro,
  • 1 avocado
  • 1/3 cup sour cream for vegans
  • 1 lime
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1tsp chili powder
  • salt 
  • pepper
  • 1 cup milk


We will begin with the avocado dressing. Mix ripe avocado, sour cream, lime juice, and cumin in a large enough bowl. And 1 tbsp. of milk and stir everything. Repeat this process until the mixture reaches the desired consistency. Finally, we have come to the Burrito itself. First of all, you need to cook the rice according to the directions printed on the package. Most frequently, this takes no more than 15 minutes. The cooking time depends on the brand. When it is ready, add into the pot salsa, beans, and corn. Cook everything on medium heat for 5 minutes, and don’t forget about steering your dish. Turn off the heat, and add cilantro and peppers. After that, add your avocado dressing.

Tips on planning a dinner date

No matter who you are trying to impress with your dinner date, you need to understand that finding nice dishes can’t guarantee you anything. Without a doubt, dishes are a very important part of any dinner date. However, this is a date, and you should never forget about the romantic atmosphere and other things that can bring more romance to your dinner date. So, in this part, we will share a number of dos and don’ts when it comes to planning a vegan dinner date.

1. Don’t make an accent on veganism 

In this case, your vegan dishes should speak for you. This is a romantic date, and you have already made a point on the fact that you respect and support your partner’s position. Therefore, there is no reason for you to make additional accents on the vegan aspect of your evening.

2. Don’t forget about music

Music is always a great thing. Learn what styles of music your partner prefers. If this is your first date, and you are not sure what your romantic partner likes, then you can use instrumental classical music. Find classical compositions that sound in the major scale. Thus, you will ensure a positive mood.

3. Don’t bring too much alcohol

Surely, alcohol helps when it comes to dealing with shyness and possible awkwardness. Also, it helps to raise the mood. However, it is very easy to overdo it. You should never get drunk during your romantic date. Consequently, it will be just enough to have one or two bottles of vegan wine for you and your partner. Thus, it will help you to relax without getting drunk.

4. Candles and joss sticks

Candles and various forms of incense are always helpful when it comes to romantic dinner dates. Those will help you to fill your room with pleasant aromas, and this will be a very nice addition to the romantic atmosphere of your evening. The key to success here is to learn what aromas your partner likes the most.

5. Don’t use phones

Phones are the best romance killers. Remember, this evening should belong only to you two. Thus, you should put your phone on silent mode and ask your partner to do the same. I guarantee that you won’t like to see your partner texting with other people on your romantic dinner date. Plus, this is a very rude thing to do.