Classic recipes minus the meat

    Eating a vegetarian diet doesn't have to mean fussy exotic fare seven days a week. Make your favourite family recipes without the meat with these vegetarian versions of timeless recipes.

    Pea and new potato curry

    Shepherds pie
    Shepherd's pie

    Swap the mince for luscious lentils in this veggie take on a family classic. 
    Go vegetarian with our golden veggie shepherds pie.


    Creamy courgette lasagneLasagne

    Have a creamy courgette lasagne on the table in 30 minutes with this green and gorgeous Italian recipe. 
    Go vegetarian with our creamy courgette lasagne.


    Lentil ragu
    Spaghetti Bolognese

    Turn a family classic into a vitamin boost with this meat-free take on spaghetti Bolognese. 
    Go vegetarian with our lentil ragu recipe.


    Deep-dish cheese, onion and potato pie

    Pies don't have to be packed with meat. Stuff pastry with creamy leeks and cheese for a hearty version that will satisfy the fussiest of veggie eaters. 
    Go vegetarian with our deep-dish cheese, onion & potato pie.

    mixed bean chilli with wedges

    Chilli without the carne can still taste as good. Swap the mince for mixed beans to create a veggie friendly recipe that will have you dancing on your hat. 
    Go vegetarian with our mixed bean chilli with wedges.

    Pea and new potato curry

    Curries have long been a vegetarian staple. Whether it's spicy spinach with potatoes or a bowl of delicious dhal.
    Keep your morsels meat free with our selection of vegetarian curry recipes.

    Sweetcorn and sweet potato burgers

    A burger doesn't have to mean beef. Give your barbecue a meat free makeover with this spicy red bean feast. 
    Go vegetarian with our sweetcorn & sweet potato burgers.

    Vegetarian casserole

    Few things warm the heart better than a bowl of chunky casserole. But a substantial stew doesn't need to contain meat. 
    Go vegetarian with our vegetarian casserole recipe.

    Cheesy broccoli pasta bake
    Pasta bake

    Tuna pasta bake may be a favourite but it can still be delicious once you've ditched the fish. 
    Go vegetarian with our cheese broccoli pasta bake.

    Herby slashed roasties
    Roast dinner

    Forget pigs in blankets and pork stuffing, free your roast from its meaty manacles and lay on a satisfying vegetarian spread.
    Go vegetarian with herby slashed roasties, spring greens, fennel & apples, from-the-freezer Yorkies, pepper & honey-roasted roots and vegetarian red wine gravy.

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