11 Ready-Made Vegan Lunches That Cost Five Dollars or Less

11 Ready-Made Vegan Lunches That Cost Five Dollars or Less

  • Hannah Bugga
  • Hannah Bugga

Eating vegan on a budget is much easier than you might think. In fact, there are plenty of vegan meals you can purchase for five dollars or less!

Gardein Chick’n Scallopini

Gardein’s delicious frozen chick’n scallopini is vegan, gluten-free, and kosher. You can pick it up for $4.89 at Albertsons and $4.19 at Target.

Daiya Cheddar Style Cheezy Mac

Packed full of cheesy flavor, this plant-based mac and cheese is dairy-free and gluten-free. I spotted it at my local Walmart for $3.97.

Amy’s Thai Green Curry

This is a tasty meal of jasmine rice topped with tofu and organic vegetables. Find it at Walmart for just $3.97.

Kashi Plant-Powered Bowl

This Kashi plant-powered bowl is South American-inspired and packed with roasted vegetables. Grab a box at Walmart for $3.88.

Thai Kitchen’s Spring Onion Rice Noodle Soup Bowl

Thai Kitchen’s spring onion rice noodle soup can be warmed up in three minutes! Find it on Amazon Fresh for $3.16.

Crispy Chick’n Sliders

Just add lettuce, tomatoes, pickles, or any other toppings to these Crispy Chick’n Sliders! Buy them on Amazon for $4.19.

P.F. Chang’s Signature Rice

This P.F. Change’s classic features jasmine rice, carrots, peas, and green onions seasoned with sesame oil. Get yours at Target for $3.49.

Tasty Bite Bombay Potatoes

These yummy potatoes are great on their own or mixed with your favorite veggies. They’re also cheap! Find them at CVS pharmacy for $3.99.

Dr. McDougall’s Ramen

This chicken-flavored ramen is completely plant-based and utterly delicious. Find yours at Ralphs for $2.19.

Amy’s Vegan Broccoli and Cheeze Bake

The vegan broccoli and cheeze bake is one of Amy’s newest delicious vegan offerings. You can buy it at Target for $4.29.

Sweet Earth Buffalo-Style Chick’n Burrito

This tasty burrito from Sweet Earth is full of plant-based chicken, carrots, celerity, and hot Buffalo sauce. Pick it up at Target for just $2.99.

Staples like rice, potatoes, and beans are also very affordable and can be purchased in bulk. Check out these 17 easy and affordable plant-based recipes, and be sure to download our FREE Vegetarian Starter Guide for more tips!