Whether you and your family are vegetarian or you're just looking to kick the meat out of Monday, we’ve selected some of our favourite family-friendly recipes. Delicious, comforting suppers that are simple but a little bit more adventurous than your standard omelette and chips.


For more inspiration, check out our vegetarian dinner recipes and vegetarian kids' recipes.

1. Chipotle bean chilli with baked eggs

Pan of chilli with eggs and coriander next to dip and tortillas

Black beans make a great foundation for this storecupboard supper. Tuck into this Mexican one-pot with smoky hot sauce, coriander and crispy tortillas for a true feast. Meat-loving members of the family won't miss a thing.

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2. Oven-baked sweet potato fajitas

Tortilla filled with vegetables, lettuce, rice and yoghurt

The joy of the tortilla wrap is not to be underestimated when it comes to feeding kids. Sweet potatoes make a satisfying and cheap alternative to chicken. Simply stick everything on the table and let them help themselves, then enjoy a liberal helping of cheese and soured cream.

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3. Corn & green bean cakes with avocado & chilli jam

Sweetcorn fritters with avocado and chilli jam

Comfort food doesn’t get much better than these cheesy sweetcorn cakes. Perfect after a hard morning of exercise or a long day at school. These healthy bites are also on the table fast, so great for feeding a ravenous horde.

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4. Butternut squash & filo pie

Pot of butternut squash and spinach with a filo top

Put a homemade vegetable pie on the table in half an hour, and pack the kids full of their five-a-day in one hit, too. This healthy supper is special enough to feel like a treat, and you won’t be left feeling hungry either.

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5. Sesame crusted tofu gingery noodles

Pan of noodles with vegetables and tofu

Never sure what to do with tofu? Try frying it in sesame seeds for a crispy, moreish main and serving with gingery, vegetable noodles. Adjust the chilli depending on how fiery your kids can take it.

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6. Vietnamese veggie hotpot

Bowl of rice with mango, spring onion and herbs

Perfect for a Friday night supper, this vegetable-packed curry is mild enough for the little people in your life to enjoy, too. Simply add a steaming plate of jasmine rice – delicious!

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7. Five-a-day tagine

Vegetable tagine on a bed of couscous

Pack the family full of vegetables in one fell swoop. Beautifully sweet caramelised vegetables and filling couscous will leave everyone feeling well fed. Try making double and keeping in the freezer for a rainy day.

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8. Bean & halloumi stew

Bowl of bean stew with halloumi on top

Use a can of mixed beans to make this tomato-based veggie stew with halloumi. Make it in just 25 minutes for a quick and easy midweek supper. The stew is freezable, perfect for reducing waste and reheating for quick lunches.

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9. Tofu stir-fry

A pan of stir fried tofu and veg next to a bowl with rice

This delicious saucy stir-fry is great for cooking with children as it involves lots of vegetable chopping, letting them practice this critical skill. Check out our kids' kitchen series for more videos and guides on cooking with children.

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10. Double cheese & spring vegetable tart

Cheese and vegetable tart

This savoury make-ahead tart has a delicious crumbly base – no one will realise it's shop-bought pastry! Fill with goat's cheese and beautiful spring veg, including asparagus and fresh peas.

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