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Fat-Free Vegan Recipes

A collection of healthy fat-free and vegan recipes for those looking to eat a low-fat or reduced fat vegetarian or vegan diet. Most of these recipes are low in calories as well, and all of these fat-free recipes are vegetarian as well as vegan.

Fat-Free Vegan Pasta Salad Recipe
Make a fat-free vegetarian pasta salad by using fat-free Italian salad dressing. Seasoned with fresh herbs, this fat-free pasta salad is both vegetarian and vegan.

Curried Split Pea and Potato Soup
A healthy fat-free and vegan recipe for curried split pea and potato soup with carrots and celery. No fat is added (or needed!) in this recipe, as there are lots of spices for flavor, including curry, oregano and garlic. A healthy low-fat vegetarian and vegan split-pea soup recipe.

Vegan Strawberry Sorbet
A simple vegan sorbet recipe made with just four ingredients. You can make this fat-free vegan strawberry sorbet in your blender or food processor, so you don't need an ice cream maker. Vegan sorbet is a healthy and fat-free treat for hot days, and strawberry sorbet is a sweet flavor popular with kids. Enjoy!

Quick and Easy Fat-Free Salad Dressing
With just a few simple ingredients, this is a quick and easy fat-free and vegan salad dressing that is a little bit sweet and a little bit tangy and spicy.

Chilled Mango Chipotle Soup
In Mexico, the traditional way of eating mangoes is by sprinkling them with a bit of salt and lime. This chilled soup takes those flavors and turns it into a cold fruit soup, perfect for a hot summer day. This cold soup recipe is both vegetarian and vegan and fat-free too.

Fat-free Vegan Raspberry Vinaigrette Salad Dressing
Fat-free Vegan Raspberry Vinaigrette Salad Dressing

Fat-free vegan pumpkin bread
With less than a half a gram of fat per serving and under 300 calories, this is a low-cal and virtually fat-free vegan recipe for a holiday pumpkin bread. Applesauce instead of oil keeps it moist, and an egg replacer keeps it vegan and cholesterol-free. Yum!

Fat-free Cabbage Soup
A fat-free vegan and vegetarian soup recipe that is also low in calories. This healthy cabbage soup recipe gets plenty of flavor from a bit of hot sauce and some fresh herbs. Be sure to use fresh cilantro, as this cabbage soup isn't the same without it.

Fat-free Indian Vegetable Curry
A fat-free vegan recipe for curried Indian vegetables simmered in the crockpot. This fat-free and low-fat vegetarian meal will fill your home with the aroma of Indian spices all day long.

Fat-free "fried" zucchini
In his recent book Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease, Dr. Caldwell B. Esselstyn shares this oil-free, fat-free high-fiber recipe for "fried" zucchini, a vegetarian and vegan side dish. For a low-fat and healthy vegetarian entree, you could serve these fat-free "fried" zucchinis over brown rice or another whole grain.

Wheat berry and vegetable chili
With just one gram of naturally occurring fat, this low-calorie vegetarian and vegan chili recipe with wheat berries has plenty of vegetables, but no addded fats or oils.

Crock Pot Vegetarian Split Pea Soup
A low-calorie high-flavor pea soup with zero fat and less than 250 calories per serving. This vegetarian and vegan version packs in the spices, including thyme, sage and bay leaves for a low-fat and cholesterol-free version of classic split pea soup.

Mango Salsa with Peaches
This sweet mango salsa with peaches is the perfect fruit salsa to go with chips for a light snack, or add to a vegetable burrito for an unusual twist. Because this peach mango salsa recipe is made with all fresh ingredients, it is also suitable for those on a raw foods diet, so try this easy raw food recipe for peach and mango salsa!

Grapefruit Gazpacho
A fat-free and low-cal vegan soup recipe.

Low-fat vegan vanilla pudding
This recipe does have a very small amount of fat, just 2 grams per serving, but it's such an easy and simple dessert, I thought I'd share it here anyways.

Fat-free Ginger Apple Salsa Recipe
A fun fruit salsa recipe to try, with crisp apples and tangy ginger and lime. Add some healthy and high-fiber fresh fruit to your diet with this great twist on traditional Mexican salsa. Plus, it's fat-free and super low in calories.

Easy Vegetarian Couscous Salad
There is a bit of oil in this simple and filling vegan couscous salad, but not enough to register any fat in the nutritional breakdown, which is included. Omit it, if you prefer.

Vegetarian Baked Beans with Barley
Add some healthy whole grain barley to your regular vegetarian baked beans for extra texture, flavor and a healthy and low-calorie fiber boost. With just 1 gram of fat per serving (from the beans - there's no added fat), this is a low-calorie and nearly fat-free recipe.

Vegetarian two bean and corn chili recipe
With less than 200 calories per serving, this is a low-calorie vegan chili recipe that's nearly fat-free.

Fat-free Ginger Apple Sorbet
A healthy fat-free and vegan sorbet recipe made with apples and flavored with ginger. If you've never tried making homemade vegan ice cream or vegan sorbet before, this is an easy recipe to try. It's fat-free, dairy-free and guilt-free!

Fat-Free Applesauce Smoothie
I find an apple in my smoothie is a great way to get some fiber in the mornings! This easy vegetarian and vegan fat-free breakfast smoothie is great because you don't have to spend time chopping any fruit - just blend away! A great fat-free vegetarian and vegan breakfast or summer smoothie recipe for hot days.

Fat-free Vegan Apple Banana Muffins
This vegan recipe gets plenty of moisture (and healthy fiber) from apple juice and fruit, so there's no need for margarine or oil, which adds fat as well as calories. If you're looking for a healthy fat-free or low-fat vegan breakfast, this is a good one to try.

Nearly fat-free vegan hummus recipe
Rip Esselstyn, author of The Engine 2 Diet says, "This is the most basic of the spreads. You can find a variation of this recipe in almost any grocery store, but 95 percent of them are made with either olive oil or tahini (sesame paste), which pushes up the fat content. Your best bet is to take three minutes and make a batch on Sunday that will last you for the week."

Fat-Free Baba Ganoush Recipe
This baba ganoush (Middle Eastern eggplant dip) recipe has no oil and no tahini, making it a fat free vegetarian and vegan appetizer or dip that you can enjoy any time! I like to spread a little baba ganoush on a flour tortilla with some lettuce and veggies for a quick and healthy low-fat vegetarian lunch.

Banana Berry Fruit Smoothie Recipe
A fruit smoothie is always a quick and healthy breakfast that you can eat on the run, and kids usually like fruit smoothies too. This vegan fruit smoothie recipe is fat-free.

Thai -style Spring Rolls
Spring rolls are a quick, no cook meal and are surprisingly easy to make. Be sure to make a dipping sauce to serve along with your spring rolls! This is an easy vegan and vegetarian dish, with about a half a gram of fat per spring roll. Vegan vegetable spring rolls are also very low in calories.

Spicy Mango Ginger Soup
I love this cold fat-free soup recipe for spicy mango soup as all of the ingredients are fresh and it is just so healthy! This cold vegetarian and vegan soup recipe is suitable for those on a raw food diet, as it uses all fresh, raw food ingredients. Spicy chilies pair well fresh mangoes, and with a bit of ginger for an extra kick, this is a...

Easy Fat-free Vegan Watermelon Popsicles
Turn luscious watermelons into a divine, though quick and easy snack for all day, any day. Watermelon easily freezes into a delicious Popsicle treat that will amaze your senses.

Easy Fat-free Banana Sorbet
Banana sorbet is super easy to make - as long as you have a juicer. You absolutely won't believe just how easy, and how tasty, this fat-free and vegan sorbet recipe is.

Fat-free Grapefruit and Orange Salsa
Use this fat-free vegan salsa recipe to top steamed veggies or a baked potato for a quick and healthy meal.

Fat-Free Sweet Potato and Kale Soup
A fat-free vegan soup recipe that is simple and easy to prepare, yet full of flavor. Just be sure to use a fat-free vegetarian vegetable broth to make this soup recipe both vegan and fat free.

Fat-free Thai Saffron Rice
You can serve flavorful Thai saffron rice as a fat-free vegetarian and vegan side dish, or add some steamed vegetables and maybe some tofu for a healthy light lunch or dinner entree.

Orange Sweet Potatoes
This fat-free recipe uses orange marmalade rather than butter to add flavor, rather than fat. The perfect side dish for a low-fat or fat-free and vegetarian or vegan Thanksgiving celebration.

Carrot Fennel Soup
A German vegetable soup made from fresh carrots and fennel.

Fat-free Vegan Vinaigrette Salad Dressing
Try an oil-free and fat-free salad dressing recipe. This quick fat-free vinaigrette salad dressing uses just a few simple ingredients that you probably already have on hand. If you're looking for a fat-free vegan salad dressing recipe, this is a good one to try.

Creamy Fat-free Tofu Frosting Recipe
This is a creamy vegan frosting recipe is made with tofu as a base instead of margarine to make it nearly fat-free, and it's made with a reduced amount of sugar. No cooking needed - just add all the ingredients to a blender and puree! If you're looking for a healthier vegan frosting recipe with less sugar, this is a good one to try. You can also add a bit of food coloring and flavor extracts to make different colors and flavors. Try a drop of green food coloring with some mint extract, for example. Enjoy!

Strawberry Pineapple Lime Raw Food Popsicles
Quick and easy recipe for a strawberry popsicle suitable for a raw food diet. Enjoy the wondrous flavors of strawberry, pineapple and lime all together in one frozen treat! These vegan popsicles are fat-free and sugar-free, too.

Fat-free Sugar-free Blueberry Sorbet
A fat-free and vegan dessert recipe for blueberry sorbet recipe with an option to make it sugar-free as well.

Fat-free Wine Poached Peaches
A simple fat-free and low calorie dessert recipe for peaches simmered in a red wine reduction. Pure bliss.

Fat-Free Indian Spiced Potato Salad
A fat-free potato salad recipe spiced with Indian spices including cumin and fresh cilantro.

Barbecue Lentils
A vegetarian and vegan very low-fat recipe for barbecue baked lentils, similar to baked beans.

Non-fat Vegan Orange Sweet Potatoes
A naturally fat-free vegan sweet potato recipe. These mashed sweet potatoes are sweetened with a bit of sugar, a bit of spice, and are very nice for your waistline!

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