Vegetarian recipes to inspire meat-free days, including easy vegetable bakes, squash and ricotta cannelloni and celeriac gratin
Vegetarian recipes to inspire meat-free days, including easy vegetable bakes, vegetarian pasta recipes and substantial warm salads that are a meal in themselves.
This super healthy freekeh with harissa-roasted vegetables is packed with colourful veg and crunchy nuts, with harissa paste to really bring it to life.
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Bean And Root Vegetable Pot
See the bean and root vegetable pot recipe.
Roasted Courgette and Tomato Tart with Goats' Cheese
Try our delicious roasted courgette and tomato tart with goats cheese recipe. Roasting the courgettes first prevents the filling becoming watery. If you don't like goats' cheese, you can replace it with ricotta or grated gruyere.
This flavours-of-India pizza recipe is a wonderfully spicy vegetarian meal which uses naan bread as its base.
Chilli and Butternut Squash Quesadillas
A Mexican favourite of flour tortillas sandwiched together with a savoury cheese and vegetables mix.
Fruit and Nut Bulgur Wheat Salad
A Middle Eastern inspired fruit and nut bulgur wheat salad recipe, using a very underrated grain that makes a great alternative to a rice or pasta.
Spicy Red Pepper and Lentil Soup
This spicy red pepper and lentil soup recipe can also be enjoyed chilled on a hot summer's day like Gazpacho; blend the whole soup until smooth and serve over ice cubes without adding the natural yoghurt.
Brown Rice Salad with Broad Beans and Artichokes
This brown rice salad with broad beans, artichokes and dill recipe works on its own or as part of a sharing meal.
Grilled Paneer and Mango Salad with Ginger Dressing
This grilled paneer and mango salad with ginger dressing recipe (opens in new tab) is a really fresh, vibrant and fruity salad with the grown-up edge of ginger and chilli.
Tomato, Mozzarella and Basil Open Sandwich
This tomato, mozzarella and basil sandwich recipe takes a cheese and tomato sandwich to new heights!
Spinach and Goats' Cheese Ravioli with Lemon
Once assembled, this spinach and goats cheese ravioli with lemon and sage butter recipe can be chilled in the fridge overnight and boiled just before serving.
Pitta Pizzas with Melted Brie, Avocado and Green Grapes
This pitta pizzas with melted brie, avocado and green grapes recipe is the perfect quick, healthy, veggie option.
Squash and Ricotta Cannelloni
Squash and ricotta cannelloni with taleggio will be a huge hit with everyone. For strict vegetarians, ensure the cheeses are veggie too.
Baked Spinach, Squash and Blue Cheese Bake
A simple spinach, squash and blue cheese bake combining the most delicious seasonal flavours.
Creamy Spiced Chard
Creamy spiced chard is one of those dishes you can eat with some bread If you wish to make it with rainbow chard, reduce the cooking time for the sliced stems and cook until tender. Taken from The Great British Vegetable Cookbook (opens in new tab) (£25; National Trust Books)
Spiced Aubergine and Tamarind Rice
This spiced aubergine and tamarind rice recipe is a delicous, hearty supper you'll make again and again.
Celeriac Gratin with Gruyère
Celeriac gratin with Gruyère is comfort food at its best - and it's meat free!
Green Herb and Wensleydale Pancakes
Who says pancakes have to be sweet? Add this green herb and Wensleydale pancakes with spinach recipe to your list of favourites.
A tasty new take on the veggie burger - our aubergine burgers are a real treat.
Moroccan Squash Pasta
Roasted butternut squash with a hint of spice tossed together with a speedy French dressing is a speedy, satisfying Moroccan squash pasta recipe.
Garlic and Jersey Royal Soup
New seasons garlic, also called 'wet' or green garlic is harvested in June. Make the most of its delicate flavour in this delicious new seasons garlic and jersey royal soup recipe.
Mediterranean Roasted Vegetable and Tzatziki Pasta
A pot of tzatziki - yoghurt, cucumber and mint dip - makes a lovely light dressing for our Mediterranean roasted vegetable pasta recipe.
This huevos rancheros recipe is a Mexican classic, perfect for any mealtime
Satay Vegetable Stir-Fry
An Indonesian style satay vegetable stir-fry recipe with lots of crunchy veg.
Ricotta and Basil Gnocchi
You've never eaten gnocchi like this - made just with ricotta cheese, Parmesan (or a vegetarian alternative), egg and flour. It's surprisingly speedy too!
Char-grilling the aubergines gives this meat free moussaka a lovely flavour and cuts down on oil. A filling winter warmer that goes perfectly with a Greek salad and warm pitta bread.
These courgette fritters are delicious served with a tomato and feta cheese salad for a light lunch or to accompany grilled lamb chops for a simple supper.
This substantial vegetarian salad is drizzled with a zesty orange, caper dressing that cuts through the creamy Halloumi and smokey char-grilled flavours.
Asparagus and Pesto Tart
These little asparagus tarts will be on your veggie favourite list in no time. If you have lots of mouths to feed, save time and make on larger tart instead.
Puy Lentil Salad with Roasted Vegetables and Goat's Cheese
You can't really go wrong with roasted vegetables. We've added a light mustardy dressing to this puy lentil salad with roasted vegetables and goat's cheese recipe.
Maple Baked Beans with Maple and Thyme Toast
This maple baked beans with maple and thyme toast recipe is a one-pot bean hot pot that is great on cooler nights.
Sweet Potato and Spring Onion Fritatta
Layers of sweet potato baked with eggs and cheese make this fritatta recipe perfect for a simple brunch, lunch or supper!
Mozzarella and Tomato Risotto with Basil
A fabulous and filling mozzarella and tomato risotto with basil makes for a perfect midweek staple.
Stuffed Vine Leaves
Traditionally Greek dolmades are made with the first vine leaves of spring and enjoyed with a glass of ouzo. These are stuffed with plump rice, raisins, pistachios and fresh herbs and can be enjoyed as a meze.
Roasted Pepper and Garlic Bruschetta
An easy, delicious and nutritious roasted pepper and garlic bruschetta with cherry recipe. (opens in new tab)
Fragrant Cauliflower Curry with Keralan Lemon Rice
This cauliflower curry with Keralan lemon recipe isn't spicy, but if you like, you can up the amount of chilli you use.
This is a great vegetarian mushroom tart recipe (opens in new tab), which would go well with a peppery watercress salad. Plus, it's quick and easy too.
This easy watercress soup recipe makes a wonderful, traditionally British soup that freezes well.
Baby Beetroot and Wensleydale Salad
This baby beetroot and Wensleydale salad recipe is simplicity itself and the resulting salad is light and yummy. Pre-cooked beetroot will save time, but ensure it isn't in vinegar.
North Indian Chickpea, Lentil and Squash Curry
Some of the best vegetarian food comes from India and this north Indian chickpea, lentil and squash curry recipe is no exception. It's high in protein and filling, so we serve it with a cooling salad and a mixture of breads and poppadoms.
Vegetable Soup with Parsley Pesto
The canned beans are an easy way to add protein to this vegetable soup with parsley pesto recipe.
Chilled Avocado, Cucumber, Lime and Watercress Soup
This chilled avocado, cucumber, lime and watercress soup recipe is instantly refreshing served with a few ice cubes on a hot summer day.
Beetroot and Coconut Curry with Marinated Paneer
Beetroot's earthiness lends itself well to spice in this vegetarian curry recipe.
The perfect accompaniment to smoky grilled halloumi, and packed with Mediterranean flavours, you'll love our chickpea burger recipe.
Chestnut, Mushroom and Cider Pie
A decadent main, our chestnut, mushroom and cider pie recipe is the perfect veggie solution for Christmas dinner.
Artichoke and Cheese Veggie Pie
This rich pie filling in this artichoke and cheese veggie pie recipe takes no time at all to make, and is so delicious no-one will miss the meat!
Speedy Veggie Pizza
Quick and simple, with the grown-up flavours of olive and asparagus - our speedy veggie pizza recipe is perfect for serving friends.
Spanish Stuffed Tomatoes
Our retro Spanish stuffed tomatoes recipe was inspired by a Simon Hopkinson recipe from his wonderful book, The Vegetarian Option.
Halloumi, Red Onion and Pepper Kebabs with Citrussy Pilaf
An easy barbeque recipe that works just as well indoors, this halloumi, red onion and pepper kebabs recipe tastes like summer!
Fragrant Paneer Curry with Spinach
This simple paneer curry with spinach recipe uses fresh ingredients - just the ticket for a weeknight evening.
This imam bayildi recipe is a classic Middle Eastern vegetarian dish.
Mushroom, Goats' Cheese and Tarragon Tartlets
This mushroom, goats' cheese and tarragon tartlets recipe is ideal for a dinner party with vegetarian guests.
Beetroot and Ricotta Salad with Pomegranate Molasses
It only takes 10 minutes to whip up this healthy, flavour-packed beetroot and ricotta salad with pomegranate molasses recipe.
Mushroom, Pesto and Spinach Lasagne
This wonderful mushroom, pesto and spinach lasagne recipe is a filling dinner for all the family.
Melted Goats' Cheese on Wholegrain Soda Bread
Soda bread needs to be eaten when freshly made, but makes good toast the day after and freezes well too. Try this melted goats' cheese on wholegrain soda bread with a watercress and pomegranate salad recipe.
Pumpkin and Sweet Potato Curry
This aromatic pumpkin and sweet potato curry recipe is also reduced fat - delish!
Giant Couscous with Roasted Squash and Chickpeas
A great vegetarian dish that will be loved by all, this giant couscous with roasted squash and chickpeas recipe is easy to prepare ahead and ideal for sharing with friends
Mixed Bean Salad with Radish, Pomegranate and Fresh Goats' Cheese
This vibrant mixed bean salad with radish, pomegranate and fresh goats' cheese recipe is delicious with crusty bread.
Tomato and Peppadew Summer Spaghetti
Looking for a great summery pasta dish for a quick lunch or dinner? Try this tomato and peppadew summer spaghetti recipe.
English Summer Salad
This flavoursome English summer salad recipe is ready in under 15 minutes - ideal for dinner in a hurry!
Conchiglie with Squash and Sage
This conchiglie with squash and sage recipe is both nutritious and delicious - what more could you want?
We love this spaghetti puttanesca recipe on colder evenings.
Reduce the fat in dishes like this macaroni cheese recipe by using cottage cheese instead of hard cheese.
Trofie Pasta with Roasted Red Onions and Goats' Cheese
Fancy a pasta dish with a difference? Try this trofie pasta with roasted red onions and goats' cheese recipe that combines interesting texture with flavour.
Tagliatelle with Gorgonzola and Toasted Walnuts Recipe
The combination of blue cheese and nuts in this tagliatelle with gorgonzola and toasted walnuts recipe are a sure fire winner!
Broccoli and Stilton Soup
The classic flavour combination of this broccoli and stilton soup recipe is delicious and perfect for using up left over broccoli.
Stir-Fried Greens with Goats' Cheese and Walnuts
Use up your veggie leftovers in this crunchy stir-fried greens with goats' cheese and walnuts recipe.
Boston Baked Beans
Forget tinned beans and experiment with this Boston baked beans recipe - you won't go back. Serve with crusty bread for a satisfying supper.
Beetroot and Broad Bean Salad
Sweet and earthy beetroot mixed with the slightly nutty flavour of broad beans are a match made in heaven for this beetroot salad recipe.
Broad Bean, Lemon and Thyme Risotto
Make the unsung broad bean star of your dinner table with this refreshing broad bean, lemon and thyme risotto recipe.
Wild Mushroom and Spinach Lasagne
This wild mushroom and spinach lasagne recipe is a really tasty supper, perfect for vegetarian dinner guests.
Broccoli and Cauliflower Bake
This broccoli and cauliflower bake recipe is a great alternative to carb-heavy mac and cheese that is just as comforting without the stodge.
Sweetcorn, Black Bean, Cucumber and Sweet Pepper Salad
A delicious summery salad that makes a great lunch or barbecue dish, we love this sweetcorn, black bean, cucumber and sweet pepper salad recipe
This curried lentils recipe from The Parisian Diet is high on flavour and speed and low in fat. Delicious!
This veggie chilli recipe is easy peasy. Throw together lentils, kidney beans, tomatoes, onion and chilli powder and dinner is served!
Lentil, Mushroom, Tomato and Rocket Salad
This attractive lentil, mushroom, tomato and rocket salad recipe makes for a satisfying but light lunch with friends.
This chana dahl recipe is a tasty Indian favourite made from split peas, beans or lentils cooked up with spices, onions and tomato.
A traditional Indian recipe made from lentils spicy dahl is a deliciously flavoursome vegetarian dish.
Fruity Chickpea Pilaf
This filling fruity chickpea pilaf recipe makes a great change to box-standard vegetarian fare.
Beetroot, Quinoa and Chickpea Salad
This scrummy superfood beetroot, quinoa and chickpea salad recipe makes a great summer lunch.
Moroccan Chickpeas with Saffron and Coriander
Get a taste of North Africa with this flavoursome Moroccan chickpeas with saffron and coriander recipe.