Top 10 vegetarian main courses
Finding an original meat-free option for entertaining can be a challenge. We have some ideas for individual dishes and larger sharing recipes
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Make sure your vegetarian guests are treated like royalty with one of our easy but impressive main course recipes – perfect for entertaining and dinner parties. Check out our vegetarian dinner party collection for even more tried and tested favourites.
These gorgeous spiced lentil & spinach pies by Tom Kerridge are packed with flavour with a surprise chutney centre – your vegetarian guests are sure to feel well catered for!
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Perfect for autumn or winter, baking a squash and filling it with flavoursome rice makes for a fantastic centrepiece. Try this stuffed pumpkin recipe, which happens to be vegan, too.
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You can make the mushroom mix or assemble most of this beautiful golden-glazed carrot, mushroom & hazelnut tart in advance, so you can spend more time with your guests on the day you’re entertaining.
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With roasted cauliflower becoming increasingly popular as a main course, we especially love this festive recipe which is stuffed with kale and chestnuts then roasted to perfection with crispy breadcrumbs.
This shallot tatin is a savoury version of the classic dessert recipe complete with a puff pastry base, caramel glaze and decoratively arranged topping.
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If you’re hosting a vegetarian Sunday lunch, placing this parsnip, mushroom & barley wreath at the centre of the table is bound to impress. It’s a beautifully modern twist on a nut loaf, packed with flavour.
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These amazing 5-a-day burgers are made from a base of porcini mushrooms and served with a spicy peach ketchup.
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A traditional log-shaped pastry, minus the beef. It’s also freezable, so can be made in advance. Pair this squash & blue cheese Wellington with a vegetarian gravy for a special winter feast.
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Try these salad-stuffed blackened peppers alongside a leafy green salad and plenty of fresh bread – you can make the buckwheat stuffing the day before if you want to get ahead.
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Bursting with Moroccan flavours and presented as an eye-catching filo swirl, this veggie spiral pie with spiced tomato sauce is sure to go down a storm. It’s filling and satisfying, but still with plenty of fresh summer flavours.
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