15 One Pot Plant-Based Dinners for Fall


If you’re looking to save time, energy, and waste, but also want a delicious and nutritious meal, these one-pot dinners will do the trick. From comforting chilies to creamy curries and spicy pasta, there is something for everyone on this list. Here are 15 one-pot plant-based dinners to bring in the fall season!

1. One Pot Vegan Butternut Squash Macaroni and Cheese

One Pot Vegan Pumpkin Macaroni and Cheese

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Warm and cozy, vegan pumpkin mac and cheese is the perfect way to get your pumpkin fix. This One Pot Vegan Pumpkin Macaroni and Cheese from Alexandra and Eian is sweet, salty, extra thick and creamy, and oh-so-fancy! The hint of cinnamon makes this dish perfect for Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner.

2. One-Pot Quinoa Dish

One Pot Quinoa Dish

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When you come home late, you probably want a healthy dinner that you can put together quickly and requires minimal dishwashing. This One Pot Quinoa dish by Sara Oliveira is the solution. It’s super quick, easy, and nutritionally balanced!

3. One Pot Portobello Stew

One Pot Portobello Stew

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The best in comfort food: portobello stew. Hearty, delicious and simple, just the way it should be. And it comes with many health benefits. For example, mushrooms are associated with a lower risk of several types of cancer. This One Pot Portobello Stew by Zuzana Fajkusova and Nikki Lefler is spectacular!

Fall Cookbook: Plant-Based Recipes to Celebrate Harvest Season

a green planet fall cookbook

Drumroll please… One Green Planet’s Plant-Based Fall Recipes to Celebrate Harvest Season are Here! With an exciting collection of festive recipes that capture the spirit of fall. If you love eating delicious vegan food and cooking up a storm in the kitchen, you’ll want this cookbook! From stunning root vegetables to sweet pumpkin and all manner of spices, these dishes will be the life of any fall dinner party! Grab this cookbook here. From indulgent recipes like Pumpkin Pie with Buttercream and Spiced Apple Donuts with Apple Cider Glaze, to strong dishes like Creamy Pumpkin Risotto and Creamy One-Pot Pumpkin Curry, this book is bursting with autumnal flavors. Whether you’re craving classic pumpkin treats or savory root vegetables, there’s a dish that will make your mouth water…happy cooking!

4. Pasta arrabiata in a pot

Pasta arrabiata in a pot

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This One Pot Pasta Arrabiata by Marie Reginato is the easiest dinner recipe. Perfect for a quick weeknight meal. Spicy pasta is tossed with roasted tomatoes and fresh basil.

5. Lentil pasta with basil and tomato in a pot

Lentil pasta with tomato and basil

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This pasta is so good you won’t even realize it’s made from lentils! This One Pot Tomato Basil Lentil Pasta from Wholesome LLC comes together easily and beautifully and will have you coming back for seconds.

6. One-Pot Lentil Stew

Lentil stew in a pot

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This Robin’s One Pot Lentil Stew is super simple to make. Plus, it’s so protein-rich and filling and so delicious!

7. Incredibly Simple One Pot Seitan Chili

Incredibly Simple One Pot Seitan Chili

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This incredibly simple one pot seitan chili from Natalie Tamara is an amazing dish to make when you’re looking forward to a busy week – you can make a big batch on Sunday or Monday night and keep it in the freezer! Presto, a simple and comforting dinner when you are running out of time and energy.

8. One Pot Lentil Curry

Curried lentils in a pot

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Flavorful, rich and ultra-creamy lentil curry made in one pot and with simple ingredients. This One-Pot Lentil Curry Recipe by Taavi Moore is the perfect dish for a family dinner or meal prep!

9. Creamy One Pot Pumpkin Curry

Creamy One Pot Pumpkin Curry

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The pumpkin adds a creamy sweetness to this curry and once you throw in all those aromatic Thai spices, let’s just say you’ll fall in love. You have to try this One-Pot Creamy Pumpkin Curry from Katia Martin!

10. One-Pot Spinach and Asparagus Gnocchi

Asparagus and spinach gnocchi in a pot

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This One Pot Spinach Asparagus Gnocchi from Evi Oravecz is a delicious seasonal dish that is bursting with different flavors and textures. Filling and satisfying potato dumplings are topped with a creamy spinach sauce, crispy asparagus, sweet green peas and fresh cilantro, then topped with tangy orange and lime zest for an extra burst of flavor. It’s easy to eat your veggies when you have delicious dishes like this.

11. Pot Florentine Chickpeas with Portobello Mushrooms

Florentine Chickpeas with Portobello Mushrooms

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This quick and easy one-pot meal will be your new favorite in the home. While the combination of chickpeas and portobello mushrooms sautéed with Italian herbs deserves an award, it’s the mushrooms that make the dish. They are juicy, tender and full of wonderful umami flavor. This Florentine Chickpeas with Portobello Mushrooms recipe from Gin Butters can serve three or two very hungry people, but can be augmented with grains.

12. One Pot Red Curry Noodle Soup

One Pot Red Curry Noodle Soup

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This one-pot Red Curry Noodle Soup from Liz Martone will take you to flavor heaven! As the rice noodles cook, they absorb the creamy red curry flavor. One of the best things about the chowder is that it’s a one-pot wonder, so it’s easy to clean up. Sauté the vegetables, add some spices and broth, add some noodles and voila! Dinner in less than an hour!

13. One Pot Pumpkin Chili

One Pot Pumpkin Chili

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This One-Pot Pumpkin Chili by Jasmine Briones is a winner. It’s super easy to make, hearty, requires only one pot, and will be ready in about 30 minutes. Warm up with this delicious seasonal chili!

14. One Pot Creamy Black Bean Taco Pasta

Creamy One Pot Taco Pasta with Black Beans

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This Creamy One Pot Taco Pasta with Black Beans from Maggie Westcott is an easy and healthy weeknight dinner. The pasta is cooked in enchilada sauce, onion, garlic, and bell peppers, then blended with yogurt for a deliciously creamy sauce. This one pot dinner recipe will quickly become your new favorite meal!

15. Potato Barley Soup in One Pot

Potato and barley soup in a pot

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Vegetable Soup Got an Update – This Katherine Vaught One-Pot Barley and Potato Soup is hearty, comforting, and flavorful!

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