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Vegan Christmas recipes

27 Recipes

Inspiring vegan ideas for the festive season.

Winter slaw with maple candied nuts

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A fresh and crunchy seasonal slaw served with sweet pecans, cashews, almond and peanuts in a sweet, spicy glaze
40 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Crispy squashed baby roasties

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(2 ratings)
Fennel seeds and flaky sea salt give these roasted new potatoes a crispy, flavoursome finish
1 hour
Easy
Vegetarian

Bulghar wheat, date & clementine salad

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A meat-free, dairy-free Middle Eastern-style mix of citrus, healthy grains and nutritional pulses - great for lunchboxes
15 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Beetroot & apple salad pots

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A little like a Waldorf salad, these individual green pots with walnuts, celery and parsley are great on a party spread
15 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian
Healthy

Jerk sweet potato & black bean curry

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(34 ratings)
Serve your vegetable curry Caribbean style, flavoured with thyme, jerk seasoning and red peppers - great with rice and peas
1 hour and 35 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian
Healthy

Red cabbage, beetroot & apple salad

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This salad of shredded vegetables dotted with apple is a vibrant and healthier alternative to coleslaw
15 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Cauliflower fritters with herby dipping sauce

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This help-yourself veggie starter of tempura-like lightly battered cauliflower is also good as a nibble with drinks
35 minutes
Moderately easy
Vegetarian

Spicy roasted parsnip soup

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(138 ratings)
Aromatic flavours transform the ordinary parsnip into a delicious warming soup
45 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Apple & cranberry chutney

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(63 ratings)
Chutneys are fantastic presents because they really improve with age and go brilliantly with Christmas cheeses and cold meats
1 hour and 30 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Moroccan spiced cauliflower & almond soup

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(31 ratings)
Satisfying and comforting soup is the ultimate meal in a bowl, like this smooth and spicy North African blend
30 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Pickled cucumbers with dill & spice

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Piccalilli with bite, this chunky chutney of sliced gherkins, spices and dill is perfect with meat, cheese or as a homemade gift
25 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Olive oil-baked potatoes

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(37 ratings)
Crispy, moreish baked potatoes cooked with just olive oil and salt, by Gary Rhodes
50 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Pineapple, fig & ginger chutney

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(22 ratings)
The pineapple flavour really comes through in this tangy chutney, making it a perfect accompaniment for ham and all your festive cold meats and cheeses
1 hour and 5 minutes
Moderately easy
Vegetarian

Crispy new potato bake

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(18 ratings)
A crisp and juicy rustic side dish, peppered with tangy olives and capers
1 hour and 10 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Grilled Mediterranean veg with bean mash

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(12 ratings)
Getting tired of roast veg with couscous or pasta? Try mashed beans for a cheap, healthy alternative
40 minutes
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian

Sweet potato salad

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This simple healthy salad of baked potato chunks makes a great alternative to mayonnaise-based versions
50 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Vegan tomato & mushroom pancakes

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You can't beat pancakes for brunch. Try making these as a dairy-free dessert with sliced banana, pecans and vegan ice cream
35 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Cauliflower, rice & lentil salad

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This earthy and vegetarian rice pilaf is good for feeding a crowd, so works well on a buffet table
1 hour
Easy
Vegetarian
Healthy

Mulled red cabbage with clementines

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Skip the red wine and mull your veg with mixed spice, brown sugar and an orange studded with cloves
1 hour and 15 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian
Healthy

Garlicky green beans

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A simple sauté of fresh beans with lightly fried garlic and a touch of olive oil makes a healthy, versatile side
10 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian
Healthy

Ginger & sesame sprouts

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Try out this new side dish, which adds fresh and light Asian flavours to traditional winter favourite, Brussels sprouts
15 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian
Healthy

Caramelised cranberry relish

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Homemade cranberry sauce with port is the little finishing touch to set off a festive dinner - it goes well with cheese and ham too
15 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Christmas slaw

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A nutty winter salad which is superhealthy, quick to prepare and finished with a light maple syrup dressing
15 minutes
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian

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