Vegan Ready-Made Meals at Australian Supermarkets

It’s 8 pm on a weeknight after a long day of work, and the last thing on your mind is cooking. You need something quick and filling. Here’s a list of our favourite ready-made meals that you can heat up to silence the growing growl in your stomach.


Fable

This Australian company is using their plant based braised beef (made from mushrooms) in ready made meals that heat up in three minutes. Choose from Strogonoff, Chilli Con Carne and Rogan Josh. Available at Woolworths.

Price: $10.00

Fable's plant based "beef" ready made meals.

Nature’s Kitchen Range

An easy to reach for dinner or lunch option at Coles. Choose from lasagne, spaghetti bolognese and meat free butter chicken for meals on the run, or easy to cook “chicken” tenders, burgers, sausages or pizza.

Price: from $5 to $7.50

Offerings from Nature's Kitchen.

Macro /Woolworths

Three Bean Chilli, South Indian Curry and Chickpea Curry meal options are available from Macro (Woolworth’s organic brand) for anyone looking for a hearty, healthy meal in a hurry.

Price $9.00

Vegan ready made meals from Woolworths.

Made With Plants

With a great variety of meals, everything in the Made With Plants range is vegan. Super convenient on so many levels! Pick them up at Woolworths.

Price: $9.00

Made with Plants ready made vegan meals.

Plantitude

Another offering from Woolworths that’s super affordable and easy to eat on the run – each pack includes a spork so you can literally spoon it straight out of the box and into your mouth. The same brand also has vegan and gluten-free mac and cheese.

Price: $5.00

Ready made meals from Plantitude.

Lean Cuisine

Lean Cuisine now has two vegan options: the Spiced Cauliflower Nutri Bowl, and Green Lentil Curry. Look for them in the freezer aisle at Woolworths.

Price: $4.50

Ruffie Rustic Foods

This brand is stocked in Woolworths and has a few vegan options including a Napoli sauced spaghetti and meat-free balls, portobello mushroom risotto, and a chicken-free schnitzel with penne pasta!

Price: $7.00

Coco & Lucas

The Coco & Lucas plant based range is perfect when you need something quick and filling on the run. Choose from their Chickenless Rendang, Butter Chickenless, Spaghetti Veggie-nese, Beefless Patties Sweet Potato Mash and Meatless Cottage Pie. Available at Woolworths.

Price: $8.00

Coco & Lucas

Super Nature Bowls

These ready-to-heat bowls can be found in the freezer aisle at both Coles and Woolworths. There are three vegan offerings available: Sri Lankan Root Vegetable & Ancient Grain Curry with Cauliflower & Brown Rice mix, Green Chickpea Curry with Quinoa and Brown Rice, and Vegan Bolognese. Look for the labels that say “100% Vegan” on the front.

Price: from $4 to $6.30

 

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IPastai

IPastai’s new range of vegan ravioli is ready to eat in three minutes. Pair it with their vegan bolognese sauce or basil pesto and dinner is served. Pick it up at Woolworths.

Price:$7.50

San Remo Ravioli

With three flavours to choose from – Lentil, Spinach and Garlic, Roast Capsicum & Olive and Sundried Tomato & Basil – San Remo’s vegan offerings cook in just 6 minutes and are perfect for feeding hungry people in a hurry. You’ll find these in independent stores like IGA and Foodland in the fresh pasta aisle.

Well and Good Mac & Cheese

Add your favourite plant milk and some vegan butter to this packet and you’ll have mac and cheese in less than 10 minutes in your microwave.  Available at Coles and independent supermarkets.

Price: $4.75

 

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Quorn

Quorn Vegan Fillets, Schnitzels, Nuggets, and Fish Free Fingers are all excellent trolley items (available at both Woolworths and Coles) for those who don’t have much time to cook. Heat these up with some pre-cut frozen veggies and dinner is served!

Price: from $6 to $7

 

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Linda McCartney

For a quick pie or sausage roll for lunch, you can’t go wrong with Linda McCartney products in the freezer section at Woolworths.

Price: $6

 

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Fry’s

Fry’s offers excellent variety for a quick feed – and the whole range is vegan! Throw a ready-made Mediterranean or Smoky BBQ Wood Fired Pizza in the oven or for other quick feeds, choose between Quinoa & Brown Rice Protein Burgers, Battered Prawn-Style Pieces, sausage rolls, schnitzels, and nuggets. Both Coles and Woolworths stock Fry’s products, but the availability of individual items may depend on your location.

Price: $6 for most items, but the pizzas and “prawn” pieces are $9

Hart & Soul

The Coconut Lentil and Coconut Pumpkin soups from Hart & Soul at Woolworths are sure to feed your soul andyour stomach on a cold winter’s night. Check out our list of “accidentally vegan” supermarket finds for more vegan soups!

Price: $4

 

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Spring Rolls and Samosas

A lot of spring rolls and samosas labelled “vegetarian” are actually vegan, so it pays to check the packet. Look for brands like Chan’s, Pacific West, Asiana Selection, Ho Mai, Darshan, and Crazy Dragon. Maybe they don’t really count as a meal – but they’re a hearty snack, at least!

 

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Products Available Online

For more options, like vegan mac and cheese, pad Thai, pizza, and more, check out the impressive variety of instant meals at The Cruelty Free Shop and Vegan Online.

 

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Have we missed something? Tell us about your favourite ready-to-heat vegan meals, and we’ll add them to this list.

Note: Product ingredients can change at any time. It’s always best to check the labels yourself before heading to the checkout line.

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