100 Gluten-Free Vegetarian Recipes: The Hunt is Over!

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If you’re looking for healthy gluten-free vegetarian recipes then this, my friends, is the only list you will ever need!

With 100 original Hurry The Food Up recipes all for you in one place you have all the gluten-free meal inspiration you’ll ever need.

100 Gluten-Free Vegetarian Recipes: The Hunt is Over! | Hurry The Food Up

Although some people follow a gluten-free diet as a lifestyle choice, there are sadly many people who don’t have a choice.

Celiac disease is a serious condition that affects 1 in 100 people, where the immune system attacks and damages the small intestine every time a person consumes food containing gluten.

This condition can cause unpleasant symptoms and the best way to manage it is by eating food which doesn’t contain gluten. This can be a challenge, but mealtimes don’t have to become boring.

With this collection, delicious gluten-free dinner recipes are at your fingertips.

I’ve even collected gluten-free breakfast recipes as well as plenty for lunch, snacks, desserts, and side dishes for you as well, so there is something for every meal of the day – they would even suit any special occasions you might have coming up.

As a bonus all the recipes in this list are vegetarian so if you’re having to follow a gluten-free diet for the first time and you were already vegetarian, we have you covered!

These free vegetarian recipes are the perfect way to try a delicious meal that your gut will love!

So let’s take a look at this collection of the BEST gluten-free vegetarian recipes

Try out these dishes and get your taste buds tingling in no time!

Gluten-free vegetarian breakfasts

The best recipes come out at breakfast time in my opinion and you don’t just have to eat them in the morning.

Bonus: mega easy, quick, full of taste and so good breakfast

A classic homemade Jamaican breakfast made vegan and more nutritious – and bursting with the same sweet and scrumptiously savory taste!

Bonus: simple ingredients, quick and so easy to make, mega delicious, high-protein

A modern update to a Spanish classic with less time, less oil, and the same great taste. Clear and easy instructions mean you’ll nail this Spanish wonder in no time.

Bonus: easy, healthy, delicious, and versatile

Incredibly easy high-protein ricotta pancakes. Your first and foremost stop for all things tasty and high-protein – we know what we’re doing.

Recipe by: HurryTheFoodUp
Bonus: mega easy, tasty, high in protein, and satisfying

Boasting 22 grams of protein per serving and tastes like the beautiful French pizzas known as Tarte Flambee. You gotta try our High Protein Smoked Tofu Breakfast Egg Muffins!

Bonus: super simple to make, incredibly healthy and so yummy!

34g of natural protein. Just three ingredients: Cottage cheese, eggs, and oats. 12 minutes from start to finish. You won’t be disappointed!

Bonus: quick, simple, and healthy breakfast

Vegan Breakfast Potatoes – the best way to start the day. Animal-friendly, high in protein, and even higher in taste. Yes, please!

Bonus: quick to make, cheap ingredients, high-protein meal

Easy Tomato Omelette. There is a trick to making the perfect omelet – and it’s weirdly easy. We’ll show you how. You’re gonna love this one!

Bonus: mega quick, delicious and so nutritious

Blueberry Banana Protein Smoothie. A superior blueberry and banana smoothie with a huge protein kick! Try it, love it. And thank us later.

Bonus: quick, tasty, and nutritious meal

Baked Eggs in Spinach and Tomato. A delicious breakfast to help combat hangovers by replenishing the most important nutrients and amino acids. Easy to make and very tasty. You know you wanna.

Bonus: tasty, quick, and spicy breakfast

A savory pancake begging to be eaten with pickles and chutneys or yogurts and cream. East meets West with this beautifully, wonderfully healthy dish.

Bonus: simple, mega delicious, and nutritious, perfect breakfast

Delicious and Healthy Breakfast Egg Muffins. Simple recipe, with great taste. Low carb and high in protein. Perfect as a full meal or filling snack.

Quick Spanish Omelette perfect for breakfast!

Check out the recipe here

Protein: 10.4g

Calories: 299kcal

Ready in:25 minutes

Recipe by: Cristina & HurryTheFoodUp

Bonus: quick, nutritious, and healthy

A modern update to a Spanish classic with less time, less oil, and the same great taste. Clear and easy instructions mean you’ll nail this Spanish wonder in no time.

Bonus: easy-to-make, delicious, high-protein, and versatile dish

Hearty and filling Farmer’s Breakfast. Full of protein and energy to keep you going. Perfect any time of the day. Ready in 30 mins. Embrace your rustic side.

Bonus: who said quinoa had to be for dinner

After a high-protein alternative to traditional oatmeal? This vegan noatmeal recipe has a 19g protein serving! Try it now!

Bonus: a step-by-step guide

Want to make your own acai bowl but don’t know where to start? Learn how to make an acai bowl here! Simple & healthy!

Bonus: super quick and super tasty

A fruity vegan smoothie, packed with protein to fuel your day ahead. Love fruit and nuts? Then you’ll love this!

Bonus: feels like dessert for breakfast

A healthy high-protein version of those famous Tiktok baked oats. They’ll fill you up and keep you smiling until lunch!

Bonus: sweet and protein-packed

After a cool and refreshing summer drink that is healthy too? Try our pineapple and spinach smoothie with fresh mint!

Bonus: super simple and fresh

Looking for a healthy way to start the day? Raspberry compote yogurt breakfast – 21g protein & just 303 kcal per serving!

Bonus: this breakfast is bursting with fruit

Want to up your protein intake at breakfast? This fruit salad with yogurt has 17g of protein per serving – try it now!

Bonus: as easy as 1-2-3

Searching for the perfect omelette? This protein-packed, easy omelette recipe has got your back!

Bonus: lots of filling options

Looking for a high-protein, low-carb breakfast? Try these breakfast egg muffins – 1 recipe, 4 amazing flavors!

Bonus: beats green juice anytime

Want a breakfast smoothie that will actually fill you up? Try our super-charged, protein-packed avocado spinach smoothie!

Bonus: pudding for breakfast yes, please

Chia breakfast pudding packs a lot of healthy goodness into a small package! Meet tomorrow’s breakfast!

Recipe by: HurryTheFoodUp
Bonus: not just for athletes

A healthy oatmeal recipe created to fuel your body and mind, and boost your metabolism and performance.

Bonus: low-fat and delicious

An insanely healthy chia pudding with almond milk that will give you all the nutrients you need, without any unnecessary calories.

Bonus: a taste of Mexico for breakfast

Huevos rancheros are a quick and easy traditional Mexican breakfast that makes a great healthy option for vegetarians.

Bonus: fruity and nutty

This yogurt parfait is rich in fruits and nuts and is a deliciously quick way to start the day. Never get bored of breakfast again!

Recipe by: HurryTheFoodUp
Bonus: great for any time of day really

The new vegan burrito is here, paving the way and setting the standard. Mega quick and perfect for breakfast, lunch, or dinner!

Recipe by: HurryTheFoodUp
Bonus: ready for the morning rush

A beautiful mix of bananas, cacao powder, and peanut butter for this oatmeal. All three ingredients are known for their “affinity” to each other.

Gluten-free vegetarian lunches

These recipes are full of fresh ingredients. Try one of our hearty salads and enjoy easy gluten-free lunches.

Bonus: quick, nutritious, and mega delicious

These tangy chickpea pancakes are vegan and incredibly tasty. Getting them right is easy – just follow our simple cooking steps!

Bonus: simple, nutritious, healthy, and delicious salad

This simple chickpea salad is the first step to eating better by building powerful eating habits with simple yet delicious ingredients!

Zucchini Noodles (Zoodles) with Exquisite Hazelnut-Carrot Sauce (30 Mins, Vegetarian)

Check out the recipe here

Protein: 18g

Calories: 661kcal

Ready in:30 minutes

Recipe by: Hurry The Food Up

Bonus: simple, super healthy, yet really delicious

Zucchini Noodles (Zoodles) with Exquisite Hazelnut and Carrot Sauce. Deliciously creamy with ⅛ the calories and carbs of regular pasta!

Bonus: super quick, full of health benefits, perfect for lunch box

High Protein Kidney Bean Salad. It’s like throwing Greek and American cuisine In one bowl. A refreshing and satisfying salad ready in just 7 minutes.

Bonus: filling, hearty, tangy and so healthy

Four easy steps to a delicious and nutritious crispy, crunchy potato lunch. Make your colleagues jealous!

Bonus: mega quick, healthy, and incredibly delicious!

You won’t believe this tasty bad boy is actually good for you! Ready in 7 minutes, high in protein, and fiber, and absolutely delicious. Perfect for a quick lunch.

Bonus: simple, quick, high in protein, and tasty

A cheese salad to remind you why salads are awesome. Made with the usual care, fun, and attention to taste as any recipe from us.

Recipe by: HurryTheFoodUp
Bonus: surprisingly easy, delicious, and full of health benefits

So many vegetables, so little time to make. Hit your nutrient and vitamin count for the day with ease. No need to spend loads of time doing it, either.

Bonus: simple, super healthy, and full of taste! 🙂

These honey-roasted carrots and parsnips will impress at your next potluck or roast dinner: the ultimate nutrient-packed winter side dish.

Bonus: quick, delicious, super nutritious, healthy recipe

Fitness Lentil Bean Salad. Ridiculously high in protein post-workout salad. 40g per bowl. Ready in 7 minutes. Tasty and effective.

Bonus: mega easy, refreshing, tasty and so good!

Speedy White Bean Salad – this tangy take on the classic is super-quick and super-tasty. It’s time to make lunch a thing to look forward to again.

Bonus: a flavourful combination

Sweet and gritty pears meet the nutty and firm walnut in a tangy mustard orange dressing to create this tasty pear and walnut salad.

Cooling Cantaloupe Summer Salad (High-Protein Recipe)

Check out the recipe here

Protein: 19g

Calories: 439kcal

Ready in:25 minutes

Bonus: a protein-packed refreshing salad

With lime and mint providing mojito vibes, this summer cantaloupe salad will make you feel like you’re on holiday!

Bonus: bright in color refreshing in taste

On the search for a quick, tasty homemade soup recipe? This pea and mint soup is deliciously easy and vegan too!

Bonus: hearty and filling

Looking for new oven ideas? Try this delicious roasted fennel and carrots with chickpeas! 22g protein per serving!

Bonus: avoid the wheat and still enjoy tacos

Watching your weight but love Mexican food? Give taco night a healthy twist with these light, tasty sweet potato tacos!

Bonus: this isn’t just any old sandwich

Looking for new lunch ideas? Try our Venezuelan-inspired vegetarian arepas – cornmeal flatbreads with beans & feta!

Bonus: an easy lunch to grab and go

Fresh, easy, and delicious vegetarian wedge salad with creamy cashew dressing makes a perfect high-protein lunch in a jar.

Bonus: a perfect summer lunch

After a healthy, quick-to-make meal? Try our roasted asparagus and tomatoes with halloumi and quinoa. Ready in 30 minutes!

Bonus: a delicious lunch or side dish

Looking for a healthy version of a classic rosti recipe? Try our asparagus and potato rosti recipe with mozzarella slices!

Bonus: filling and fresh

Looking for a tasty, healthy new way to use up some sweet potatoes? Try this Roasted Sweet Potato Salad with red pesto!

Bonus: gorgeous in color and taste

Looking for a light but filling soup to warm your belly this winter? Try our beetroot soup, topped with crunchy chickpeas!

Recipe by: HurryTheFoodUp
Bonus: mega easy, quick, healthy, and yummy

Who’d have thought avocado, sweet chili sauce, and sour cream would go so well together? SO GOOD! So easy, too.

Bonus: a hearty and protein-filled lunch

Looking to up your salad game? Try this healthy egg salad recipe with quinoa and beets – the perfect weight-loss lunch!

Watermelon and Feta Salad

Check out the recipe here

Protein: 15g

Calories: 368kcal

Ready in:10 minutes

Recipe by: Cristina Parés & HurryTheFoodUp

Bonus: fresh and flavourful

This exceptionally quick and easy watermelon and feta salad are also incredibly tasty – and we even include a guide to picking the right watermelon!

Gluten-free vegetarian dinners

Any of these dinner recipes would make a main meal that the whole family will want to try.

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Bonus: quick, healthy, amazingly tasty, and nutritious

This easy vegetarian shakshuka recipe breaks everything down into simple steps for a great Shakshuka result every time!

Bonus: it’s an easy, quick, comforting, and nutritious meal

This sweet potato and feta bake (yams bake) recipe is the perfect comfort meal. Like a casserole, but full of nutritious veggies for that delicious health kick!

Bonus: cheesy, versatile, and delicious both hot and cold

The healthy vegetarian recipe for gluten-free socca pizza made with chickpea (besan) flour. It’s loaded with plant-based protein, easy to make, and a delicious low-calorie treat!

Bonus: tasty, filling, and satisfying dish

Melted Feta and Veggie Bake. Easy and quick. 10 minutes prep time, then for 30 minutes in the oven. High in vitamins A, C, and B6, protein, and fiber.

Bonus: healthy, tasty, tangy and so easy dish

This easy (and animal-friendly) lunch and dinner bowl hit all the right spots – grains, greens, and a legume! What’s not to like?

Bonus: fantastically tasty and full of health benefits

Baked Sweet Potatoes with a Five Star Feta Salad. Crispy sweet potatoes mingle with a tangy feta salad in this deceptively simple but tasty dish.

Perfect Pizza Potatoes

Check out the recipe here

Protein: 29g

Calories: 669kcal

Ready in:1 hour

Recipe by: Heiko & HurryTheFoodUp

Bonus: really easy, delicious, healthy, and can be stored in the fridge

Hands down, the best gluten-free pizza alternative out there. Never feel like you’re missing out again!

Bonus: super quick preparation, delicious and healthy, can be stored for a while in the fridge

This low-carb pie that’s keto-friendly is incredibly tasty – and the best thing – it takes only five minutes to prep! Seriously!

Recipe by: HurryTheFoodUp
Bonus: beautiful, simple, versatile

This sweet potato salad takes lunch to a whole new level – make your lunchbox proud again!

Vegan Coconut Curry

Check out the recipe here

Protein: 17g

Calories: 690kcal

Ready in:25 minutes

Recipe by: Cris & HurryTheFoodUp

Bonus: easy, tasty, and full of health benefits, can be stored for a while in the fridge, sooooo easy

This coconut curry is the easiest one we’ve ever made but mixes it up with the top brass. You won’t find a better effort vs taste curry ANYWHERE!

Bonus: simple but so delicious and amazing dish 🙂

This cheesy, crispy, oven-favorite broccoli cheese casserole is low effort and high reward – complete with cheat tips!

Bonus: healthy, delicious, and full of flavor

An exciting fusion of Pakistani spices combined with crunchy roasted cauliflower in this classically cooked dish.

Recipe by: HurryTheFoodUp
Bonus: surprisingly easy, tasty and mega nutritious!

Time to get those guns on show! This protein-packed baked potato is an absolute protein star – and awesomely tasty to boot! Love it.

Bonus: healthy, tasty, and mega nutritious, can be stored for a while in the fridge

Vegan Chickpea Curry. Our awesome vegan take on the insanely popular dish. Ridiculously tasty and nutritious – just look at all that protein, fiber, and iron.

Sexy Vegan Lentil Stew

Check out the recipe here

Protein: 16g

Calories: 420kcal

Ready in:30 minutes

Recipe by: Cristina Parés & HurryTheFoodUp

Bonus: tasty, healthy, mega nutritious, can be stored for a while in the fridge

The sexiest lentil stew you have ever eaten. A nutritional powerhouse, this recipe is here to kickstart your year – and your health.

Bonus: quick, tasty, and ridiculously nutritious

This lush ricotta bake takes JUST FIVE MINUTES to prepare – then it’s off into the oven while you get on with the more important things in life.

Bonus: quick preparation, creamy and yummy, can be stored for a while in the fridge

Awaken the Italian in You! Quick to make, so satisfying and tasty to eat. We’ve also included the key surprisingly easy tips to getting the perfect risotto.

Bonus: a delicious take on a classic dish

Creamy aubergine curry laced with unctuous coconut milk, delicately spiced with garam masala powder. Try making our aubergine curry today!

Bonus: Mediterranean and full of protein

Enjoy a taste of the Med with our creamy mushroom and sundried tomato polenta – total perfection!

Bonus: gluten and meat-free

After the perfect cauliflower steak? Try this simple & delicious roasted cauliflower steak with ricotta and pepper sauce!

Bonus: comfy and hearty

After a high protein, high fiber, low-calorie vegetarian dinner? Our Mexican bean stew is just the ticket! Try it now!

Bonus: fill your plate and your tummy

This Mediterranean rice bowl is perfect for meal prep. Full of wholegrains & veggies, it’s simple, healthy, and delicious.

Bonus: choose Mexican for dinner

In this healthy burrito bowl, we’ve got quinoa, avocado, pineapple, tofu, and Adobo sauce for a sizzling taste bud fiesta!

Bonus: who wouldn’t want something squidgy for dinner

Fried halloumi absolutely rocks! We can’t get enough of the stuff and this quick recipe is another sure-fire, high-protein winner!

Vegan Stuffed Peppers

Check out the recipe here

Protein: 30g

Calories: 615kcal

Ready in:1 hour 20 minutes

Recipe by: Kat & HurryTheFoodUp

Bonus: pockets full of protein

Vegan stuffed peppers packed with quinoa – and loads of flavor. Full of protein and with clear instructions in easy steps.

Gluten-free vegetarian sides

Any of these side dishes with make a great accompaniment to a gluten-free main course.

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Bonus: easy, delicious, and festive dish

The vegetarian Christmas dilemma is solved with these amazing sides – Christmas feasts are better and more vegetarian than ever!

Bonus: quick, crispy, sweet, and incredibly tasty

No longer will your Brussel Sprouts with balsamic cream or vinegar lay unloved on the table. These are the BEST sprouts ever and MUST be tried by all!

Irish Bombay Potatoes

Check out the recipe here

Protein: 7g

Calories: 288kcal

Ready in:35 minutes

Recipe by: Ciaran & HurryTheFoodUp

Bonus: fast, spicy, delicious and so good

We guarantee you’ve never eaten curried potatoes this good – they’re the perfect fusion of Indian curry and Irish ingenuity. They will not be beaten.

Bonus: filling, comforting, and surprisingly easy to prepare

Crowd-Pleasing Potato Gratin. 20-minute prep time, 40 minutes bake time, and always comes out great. Perfect for Christmas or Thanksgiving.

Gluten-free vegetarian snacks

Try any of these delicious snacks to help keep you full between meals.

Bonus: a super-quick, high-in-protein, and tasty snack

These quinoa egg muffins are incredibly high in protein – and super-quick, too! Perfect any time of the day. Gotta love a GF muffin!

Bonus: simple, super tasty, so versatile

This tangy yet sweet red onion chutney is animal-friendly, low in sugar, and incredibly tasty. It’s also easy to make, which is a massive win.

The Best Savoury Ricotta Muffins

Check out the recipe here

Protein: 6.7g

Calories: 101kcal

Ready in:25 minutes

Recipe by: Heiko & HurryTheFoodUp

Bonus: delicious, healthy, high-protein snack

Mediterranean Baked Ricotta Muffins. High protein meets high flavor in these delicious ricotta muffins, perfect as a filling snack or post-gym meal.

Bonus: mega quick, tasty, nutritious, and full of health benefits

Yummy Avocado Hummus – creamy than hummus and tastier than avocado, this easy dip combines the best of both for a delicious snack or a great party idea!

Bonus: street food from home

This esquites-style Mexican corn salad is my healthy answer to indulgent street food. High in protein and super tasty!

Bonus: save some money and make your own

Homemade raw energy bars, just the way they should be. No unnecessary added junk, just good, whole ingredients with an awesome taste and burst of energy! G-F raw energy bars? Yes please!

Gluten-free vegetarian desserts

If you’ve got a sweet tooth these healthy gluten-free desserts will be right down your street.

Bonus: quick, mega tasty, and healthy dessert

Cinnamon Baked Pears. They are super simple to make, take only five minutes of preparation, and 25 minutes of baking, and always turn out great.

Bonus: easy, tasty and so healthy

These almond flour muffins stay soft and succulent – and only need five minutes to prep! Bung them in the oven and you’re good to go!

Bonus: super easy, quick, healthy and so creamy

This deliciously smooth cashew milkshake can be made any way you like – just follow the simple instructions and you’ll be drinking a mega shake in five minutes!

  • 1 cup soy milk (other milk is fine as well – use gluten-free if needed) (1 cup = 250ml)
  • 1 medium, ripe banana
  • 3 tsp cacao powder (real cacao, not the nesquik type of stuff)
  • 3 tbsp cashews
  • 1 pinch salt

  • Add the milk, banana, powder, cashews and salt to a blender and blend for about three minutes until the cashews are nice and smooth. 

    1 cup soy milk, 1 medium, ripe banana, 3 tsp cacao powder, 3 tbsp cashews, 1 pinch salt

  • Let chill in refrigerator or drink right away! Easy, done!

Add 1 serving of protein powder in your favourite flavour (this replaces the cacao powder). You can use this to customise your cashew milkshake to your heart’s content
Hankering for more delicious drinks? Mango Lassi is hard to beat, as is this ironman super smoothie! Check them out!

Nutrition Facts

100 Gluten-Free Vegetarian Recipes: The Hunt is Over!

Amount per Serving

% Daily Value*

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Bonus: proof that cake can be healthy

Now you really can have your cake and eat it with this healthy high protein cheesecake. Low on sugar but not low on yum!

Bonus: fruity and fresh

Looking for a pudding with tropical vibes? Try this creamy coconut rice pudding with pineapple chunks. It’s vegan too!

Bonus: light and fruity

After a modest but delicious dessert recipe? Try our custard pudding, flavored with cardamom & topped with strawberries!

Bonus: dessert in just 10 minutes

Soft tofu and fresh tropical mango coulis make a healthy silken tofu dessert with a heavenly taste and no effort needed.

Bonus: who knew superfoods could taste this good

Smooth and Creamy Chocolate Avocado Mousse – the truly healthy dessert that ticks all the right boxes. It’s vegan too, but you wouldn’t know it!

Bonus: why stuff a bell pepper when you can stuff an apple

Easy Baked Apples with a Cinnamon Nut Stuffing. Warm, filling, wintry tastes of cinnamon and apple collide in this simple but delicious kick-ass dessert.

Bonus: super simple and refreshing

Pineapple Sorbet with Mint. A refreshing summer sorbet full of fruity goodness, made from just 2 ingredients and ready in 5 minutes. Stacked with vitamins A, C, and B6 and has no cholesterol!

Gluten-free recipe FAQs

Here are some answers to your gluten-free recipe questions

Are gluten-free recipes suitable for vegans?

Yes, gluten-free recipes are suitable for vegans too. In fact, if you want to try a delicious plant-based gluten-free recipe you can easily swap the dairy ingredients in any of the recipes above for vegan alternatives.

What gluten-free bread options are available?

There are more and more gluten-free bread options available these days, including pre-made bread from companies like Schär which can be found in the grocery store.

You can also make your own gluten-free bread, using flours like almond, oat, brown rice, or arrowroot flour and gluten-free rising agents like xanthan gum.

How do you thicken gravy and sauces if you’re on a gluten-free diet?

There are up to ten gluten-free thickening agents to use when making gravy and sauces including xanthan gum, potato starch, cornstarch, tapioca starch, and guar gum.

From banana mug cakes to buddha bowls I love all of these gluten-free vegetarian recipes. But for me, the roasted cauliflower curry is the star of the show.

The best thing is that not only are they all gluten-free, but the variety of vegetables used in these healthy recipes is also amazing!

Which recipe will you try first?

If you’re looking for more inspiration (not that you could possibly need any more after this) check out this FREE 7-Day Gluten-Free Meal Plan.

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