Meal Starters Cookbook

Each PlantPure Meal Starter comes with a simple recipe on the back. We suggest you try this first, then check out the bonus recipes in this database. Just click on the name of the meal starter under "Categories" to see the original recipe, plus one or more bonus recipes.

Keep coming back because we'll be adding more bonus recipes as we create them.

And of course, feel free to experiment with your own recipes using these meal starters. If you come up with a good one, contact us and we’ll consider adding it to our database so others can benefit from your creativity.

We hope you enjoy all these options!

Lemon Tahini dressing

This creamy oil-free dressing is a flavor powerhouse. It’s smooth, rich, nutty, and tangy - perfect as a salad dressing, veggie dip, or spread on your favorite vegan falafel or burger!

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Thai Peanut Chili

A delicious, Thai-Inspired chili soup with all the delicious flavors found in your favorite Thai food, and filled with veggies, tomatoes, and protein-packed beans. 

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African Stew

This hearty stew is rich with flavor, color, and nutrition. The coconut, peanut, and curry give this dish an exotic flavor. It's easy to prepare and very inexpensive. Serve as a stew or over brown rice.

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Pad Thai

This Asian dish is packed with veggies, noodles, and flavors.  Most Thai restaurants serve this dish with an oil-based fish sauce but this oil-free and plant-based version still boasts that delicious combination of sweet, sour, and spicy flavors.

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Veggie Loaf

The chickpeas and veggies give this loaf a great texture. Try experimenting with other types of beans to find your perfect combination. This dish is rich in flavor and full of veggies and fiber.

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Herb Ranch Dressing

A plant-based dressing that even a dairy-lover would love. It’s oil-free, creamy, and requires just a few simple ingredients! It’s the perfect dressing for salads, vegetables, and more.

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Taco Soup

This soup is hearty, filling, and full of zesty Mexican flavors. It’s like chili’s soupy cousin loaded with all the best taco-style ingredients!

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Burgundy Stew

Burgundy stew is an inexpensive French dish. In the traditional version, beef is braised in red wine and flavored with seasonings and vegetables. This delicious plant-based version is filled with nutritious carrots, potatoes, and mushrooms. 

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