28 Vegan Freezer Meals (Gluten-Free) - Rhian's Recipes (2024)

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I've put together a collection of 28 Vegan Freezer Meals. They're all quick and easy recipes that rely mostly on pantry ingredients (for more on this topic, check out my 100 Vegan Recipes Using Pantry Staples). They're full of flavour, packed with nutrients, and are gluten-free and refined sugar free too. I've particularly focused on recipes that freeze and reheat well.

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What type of food freezes well?

  • In general, saucy foods like curries, stews, soups and pasta sauces tend to freeze best.
  • I find gluten-free pasta is generally not good reheated. For this reason, I find it's usually easier to freeze just the pasta sauce and boil your own pasta when you reheat the sauce.
  • Freezing rice can be a bit hit and miss too. Unless you're really careful, white rice can get quite mushy/watery/overly sticky when frozen and reheated. Freezing brown rice tends to have better results, especially when it's in a soup, so I've only included recipes that use brown rice.
  • Freezing potatoes makes them mushy - any recipes that contain potatoes should be replaced with sweet potatoes or some other vegetable.

Tips on how to store these freezer meals

These freezer meals are best stored in Tupperware containers in the freezer.

Tips on food hygiene/safety for frozen food

  • Transfer into a well-sealed Tupperware and leave to cool.
  • Place in the freezer as soon as it has cooled down - don't leave it sitting around at room temperature for too long.

Tips on defrosting freezer meals

  • Though you can leave the frozen food Tupperware to thaw out at room temperature for a few hours before you intend to reheat it, it's safer to do it in the fridge.
  • The night before you want to eat it, transfer it from the freezer to the fridge to let it thaw out overnight.

Tips on reheating frozen food

  • You can reheat it in the microwave, but it's safer and the texture is better if you do it in a pot on the stove (hob) because you can make sure it has been properly heated through.
  • Stir regularly to make sure the heat has evenly distributed.
  • Always reheat until piping hot.
  • For soups, curries, pasta sauces, stews etc you will sometimes need to add a small splash of water if liquid has been lost during the freezing and defrosting process.

How long do freezer meals keep for?

Up to a few months. Any longer than that and the flavour and texture can begin to deteriorate.

Chickpea Korma Curry

Asweet,creamy, mildcurry with chickpeas and cauliflower!

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Potato Pea Curry

Anutritious andnourishingcurry made with super simple ingredients!

Tip: Potatoes don't freeze well (they go mushy), so replace potatoes with sweet potatoes or any other vegetable.

Similar alternatives:

  • Cabbage Potato Curry
  • Pumpkin Curry

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Thai Green Curry Rice Soup

Afragrant,aromaticsoup filled withnuttybrown rice and vegetables!

Similar alternative:

Miso Brown Rice Soup

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Roasted Red Pepper Pasta

This Roasted Red Pepper Pasta iscreamy,nutritiousand packed withflavour! Avibrantlycolourfuldish.

Tip: Freeze just the pasta sauce and boil the pasta fresh when you reheat the sauce.

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Spanish Chickpea Stew

This Spanish Chickpea Stew issupereasyto make,healthyyetsatisfying.

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Tofu Bolognese

ThisTofu Bolognese isfillingandsatisfying,healthyyetcomfortingandfull of flavour! Acrowd-pleasingdish that’s bound to satisfy even picky eaters.

Tip: Freeze just the pasta sauce and boil the pasta fresh when you reheat the sauce.

Similar alternative:

Shredded Eggplant Lentil Ragu

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White Bean Chili

This White Bean Chili is superflavourful,comfortingandhealthy. Asubtly spiced,richwhite sauce filled withcreamywhite beans andnuttysweetcorn.

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Creamy Tomato Soup

ThisCreamy Tomato Soup isrich and indulgent,full of flavour andwarming and comforting!

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Japanese Curry

A salty-sweet,subtly spicedcurrysauce that's muchhealthierthan the traditionalversion!

Tip: Potatoes don't freeze well (they go mushy), so replace potatoes with sweet potatoes or any other vegetable.

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Sweet Potato Peanut Soup

ThisSweet Potato Peanut Soup iswarming and comforting,spicy and flavourfulandsuper nourishing!

Similar alternatives:

  • Pumpkin Soup
  • Pumpkin Curry Soup

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Peanut Tofu Satay Curry

Thefragrant, rich, peanutty curry sauce transforms tofu into something you won't be able to stop eating!

Similar alternative:

Chickpea Sweet Potato Peanut Curry

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Thai Green Curry

This Thai Green Curry isfragrant,creamyand supernutritious!

Similar alternative:

Thai Massaman Curry

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Corn Chowder

This Corn Chowder issweetandcreamy,supereasyto make, andnutritiousandfilling!

Similar alternatives:

  • Cream of Mushroom Soup
  • Cream of Asparagus Soup
  • Zucchini Soup

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Chickpea Coconut Mango Curry

ThisChickpea Coconut Mango Curry is fresh and fruity, hearty and satisfying and filled with juicy mango, nutty chickpeas and creamy cashews!

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Eggplant Chickpea Peanut Curry

ThisEggplant Chickpea Peanut Curry is super nutritious, rich and creamy and perfectly spiced!

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Tortilla Soup

This Tortilla Soup isrichandflavourful,comfortingandwarmingand sonutritious!

Tip: If making the tortilla strips, make them fresh when you reheat it.

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Chickpea Tikka Masala

ThisChickpea Tikka Masala isrichandcreamy,perfectly tangyandfull of flavour. It's muchhealthier than the traditional version!

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If you try out any of these vegan freezer meals,I’d really love to hear anyfeedback! Please give it a rating, leave a comment, or tag a photo @rhiansrecipes #rhiansrecipes onInstagram! Thank you.

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