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Vegetarian Christmas recipes

40 Recipes

Enticing meat-free recipes for the festive season, including main courses, starters and snacks.

Chestnut, spinach & blue cheese en croûte

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This vegetarian main course is packed with festive flavours like nutmeg and cloves, then wrapped in flaky butter pastry - a real Christmas treat
1 hour and 15 minutes
Moderately easy
Vegetarian

Chestnut & shallot Tatins with mushroom & Madeira sauce

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Take puff pastry and top with banana shallots and ready-cooked chestnuts for these stylish vegetarian tarts - a great dinner party starter
1 hour and 35 minutes
Moderately easy
Vegetarian

Curried lentil, parsnip & apple soup

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This spicy soup combines red lentils, apples and parsnip for a smooth, warming soup - a low fat meal that you can make ahead and freeze
1 hour
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian

Naan, spinach & halloumi bites

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Wilt spinach with garlic and spices, then pile onto small, warm pieces of naan bread and top with halloumi for an attractive vegetarian canapé
35 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Roasted gnocchi, sundried tomato & olive stacks

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Ready made gnocchi make a perfect base for a bite-sized canapé that's easy to make and perfect for a party platter or casual nibble with drinks
40 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Sweet potato & sprout hash with poached eggs

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This quick and easy pan-fried dish uses up leftover Brussels sprouts for a delicious Boxing day brunch, or a low fat, low calorie weeknight dinner
40 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Truffled parsnip & Parmesan bruschetta

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(6 ratings)
Scented truffle oil and fresh Parmesan make humble parsnips the star in this tasty Christmas canapé
35 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Polenta & goat's cheese stacks

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This show-stopping vegetarian main will dazzle dinner party guests and it's special enough to serve on Christmas Day
3 hours and 40 minutes
Moderately easy
Vegetarian

Fresh Savoy, red onion & egg pie

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(10 ratings)
A great vegetarian main - perfect pastry and a scrummy filling
1 hour and 30 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Fig & blue cheese tart

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(8 ratings)
This extra special tart with crumbly walnut pastry makes a fabulous vegetarian dinner
3 hours and 40 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Classic Christmas pudding

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What's Christmas without the pud? This is a plump pudding with history...
8 hours
Moderately easy
Vegetarian

Fruit-filled clementine cake

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A beautiful, moist gluten-free cake packed with zingy citrus flavours, wonderful for Christmas
2 hours and 40 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Parsnip, cranberry & chestnut loaf

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(23 ratings)
A modern take on the nut loaf, this makes a great vegetarian centrepiece for Christmas Day or a special dinner
2 hours
Easy
Vegetarian

Squash & nigella seed soup

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Nigella seeds are a flavourful addition to this winter soup; they taste like oregano and have the slight bitterness of mustard seeds
45 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Chicory & houmous bites

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These chicory and houmous bites couldn't be easier to make for a buffet
20 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Squash & blue cheese Wellington

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Having one of these vegetarian pastry rolls in the freezer is ideal for entertaining at the last minute, or as a vegetarian Christmas main
1 hour and 25 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Easy cheese & onion slice

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(42 ratings)
This cheesy dish is a great buffet recipe for guests to just help themselves to
1 hour and 15 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Mushroom & tarragon pâté

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This low-fat, easy pâté is a perfect vegetarian starter
35 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

7-cup Christmas pudding

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(12 ratings)
A classic light, spiced Christmas pudding - so simple you don't even need any kitchen scales
3 hours
Easy
Vegetarian

Goat's cheese & onion pastries

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Use a hearty shortcrust base then top with creamy cheese and crunchy walnuts and contrast with watercress salad
1 hour
Easy
Vegetarian

Crisp spinach tart with squash wedges

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This veggie filo pie with roast pumpkin is versatile enough for a quick dinner, packed lunch or buffet
1 hour
Easy
Vegetarian

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