If you’ve been a lifelong omnivore, going vegan is no easy feat. But if you find yourself deciding that a vegan way of eating is for you, you’re going to need recipes. These 17 vegan recipes are so surprising and delicious that going vegan might just be easier than you think.
2 tbsp. olive oil
2 medium carrots, chopped
1 medium leek, thinly sliced
8 sprigs fresh thyme, tied together
3 large red potatoes, chopped
2 qt. lower-sodium vegetable or chicken broth
1 bunch asparagus, sliced
1 can (15 oz.) navy beans, rinsed and drained (optional)
2 tbsp. chopped fresh dill
In 8-quart saucepot, heat 2 tablespoons olive oil on medium. Add carrots, leek, fresh thyme, and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Cook 8 minutes, stirring. Add red potatoes, chopped, and lower-sodium vegetable or chicken broth. Partially cover and heat to boiling on high; reduce heat to simmer. Cook 25 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
Add asparagus and simmer 3 minutes or until tender. Discard thyme. Stir in navy beans (optional), fresh dill, 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1⁄2 teaspoon pepper.