15 Vegan Rhubarb Recipes
Spring has arrived, and rhubarb is in abundance. If you’re growing it (or your neighbour is), you may wonder what to do with this vegetable (yes, it’s actually a vegetable!) aside from your usual rhubarb crisp recipe.
I’ve got you covered with these delicious vegan rhubarb recipes that’ll have your taste buds singing while adding variety to your cooking. From sweet to savoury, there’s something on this list for everyone. So grab a stalk or two, and let’s get started.
Note: It’s worthwhile mentioning that rhubarb leaves are toxic, so please only use the stalks in your cooking.
Creative Vegan Rhubarb Recipe Ideas
Want to try something new with your rhubarb? Check out these vegan recipes—from sweet to savoury‚ they will help you use up your harvest in no time!
Delightful Vegan Fresh Strawberry and Rhubarb Tartlets
If you're looking for a little baking challenge, these strawberry rhubarb confit tartlets will be your next favourite dessert. Raspbelyse, the pastry chef behind Berry Baker, offers tips and tricks on making this recipe easy or challenging, depending on your experience.
Whether you knock this out in one day or take it easy as an overnight night project, these French-inspired treats will have everyone returning for seconds.
Gluten-Free Raspberry Rhubarb Crumble Bars
These tasty gluten-free, vegan rhubarb bars are filled with a sweet and tart raspberry rhubarb compote, making them the perfect spring treat!
The delicious crust is made with oat flour and oats and finished with crumble topping. They look so moreish and easy to eat, I don't think you'd be able to stop at one.
Rhubarb Chutney with Strawberries and Ginger
Tangy and sweet, this Indian rhubarb chutney with strawberries and ginger is packed with nutrients. It's vegan, low-carb, paleo, gluten-free, and incredibly delicious!
This chutney is a great way to use rhubarb in a creative and different way.
Cinnamon Rhubarb Coffee Cake with Vanilla Coconut Sauce Recipe
This vegan cinnamon rhubarb coffee cake won The Spring Fling Dairy-Free Recipe Contest by the Go Dairy Free team in 2014.
The tasters found the recipe to be the right mix of sweetness and tartness. One said it was "perfectly balanced," while another added that she loved how Jenny Dunklee used coconut milk yogurt instead of eggs for more texture.
You can't go wrong with this winning combo!
Rhubarb Rose Dark Chocolate Parfaits
Sasha Hooper, the recipe developer behind Eat Love Eats, whipped up these stunning rhubarb rose dark chocolate parfaits.
As the pudding base uses coconut cream, this treat is entirely vegan, provided you use dairy-free chocolate.
The gentle tartness pairs beautifully with dark chocolate and cuts through the intense creaminess of the chocolate layer. Finally, a touch of rosewater adds a delicate perfumed sweetness.
These parfaits are perfect for when you want to show off to your friends and family without spending hours in the kitchen.
Beautiful Vegan Rhubarb Bread
Thanks to the Yum Vegan food blog for taking this classic rhubarb recipe and making it vegan. This tangy bread has the perfect amount of sweetness and is an easy no-knead recipe. It's made with ingredients that you probably already have at home.
Rose water gives this sweet loaf its unique flavour, but if it isn't available, use vanilla essence instead—either way, it will taste great.
You're looking at about 1hr 35 minutes, start to finish—providing enough leisurely hands-off cooking to get on with life as you await your fresh rhubarb bread.
Easy Vegan Rhubarb Crisp (Crumble)
This vegan rhubarb crisp with strawberries and vanilla custard is one of my favourite combinations.
The strawberries' sweetness balances the rhubarb's tartness, and the creamy custard takes it to the next level. Plus, it's just as good at room temperature or hot out of the oven.
So whether you're looking for a decadent breakfast or a fresh treat, this crumble will hit the spot.
Savory Rhubarb Balsamic Sauce
Anya from Galubka Kitchen has created a savoury rhubarb balsamic sauce, which I haven't seen before. The sauce is stewed rhubarb with red onion, ginger, balsamic, tamari, and maple syrup.
The result is a punchy, tart, electric pink sauce perfect for grilled tofu, roasted vegetables, sandwiches, and pasta.
Vegan Strawberry Rhubarb Crumb Cake
Since I saw this vegan strawberry rhubarb crumb cake from Elaine over at Wondering Chickpea, I've been drooling non-stop! It looks terrific, and everything about it sounds perfect for summer.
The cake is made with fresh rhubarb and strawberries and topped with a crunchy crumble topping. Plus, it's drizzled with a sweet glaze for the perfect finishing touch.
Vegan Rhubarb Custard Tart
This vegan rhubarb custard tart looks divine! Christina behind Addicted to Dates has made a stunning-looking dessert that will be a show-stopper at any party.
I love the combination of sweet and tart flavours, and the creamy custard filling looks light and airy.
The gluten-free shortbread crust is a great touch, and I appreciate that she also has a no-bake version of the recipe for those who prefer an easier route.
Vegan Rhubarb Galette with Tahini Frangipane
This recipe has a few components that are involved and comes in at just under two hours to create, but the payoff is worth it for the result. You'll blow your friends and family away with this delightful galette.
The tahini frangipane cream is rich and creamy, and the perfectly cooked rhubarb filling is tart and sweet.
Vegan Strawberry Rhubarb Donuts
Megan Horowich from Short Girl Tall Order has created an exciting summertime treat with her strawberry-baked doughnuts.
These doughnuts are made with a homemade rhubarb-strawberry compote and fresh orange juice, resulting in fluffy, moist doughnuts packed with flavour. They're then topped with a decadent strawberry rhubarb glaze that is thick, sweet, and irresistible.
Whether you're hosting a summertime gathering or simply looking for a delicious snack, these strawberry-baked doughnuts are sure to please.
White Chocolate Vanilla Panna Cotta with Rhubarb (vegan)
Kayley's white chocolate vanilla panna cotta with rhubarb is impressive. By expertly blending sweet, tart, and creamy flavours, she has created a unique and delicious dessert.
And because it is vegan and has no refined sugars, it is a guilt-free treat everyone can enjoy.
Savoury Rhubarb and Cinnamon Red Lentil Curry
Quick, easy and delicious - what more could you ask for in a recipe? Hugo from Lowly Food shows us that rhubarb doesn't have to be reserved just for dessert.
This tangy and spicy quick curry is packed full of flavour and owes its deliciousness to the magnificent rhubarb!
Vegan Rhubarb Ginger Upside Down Cake
This tangy-sweet cake is made with fresh rhubarb and candied ginger and topped with a glossy pink rhubarb stalk mosaic.
Reviewers have called it "stunning" and "absolutely delicious", so you can be sure you're in for a treat. Whether you're vegan or not, this cake is sure to make your taste buds dance.