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 average omelette and chips.
Chipotle bean chilli with baked eggs
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.
Oven-baked sweet potato fajitas
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 sour cream.
Corn & green bean cakes with avocado & 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.
Butternut squash & filo pie
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.
Sesame crusted tofu gingery noodles
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.
Vietnamese veggie hotpot
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.
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.
What’s your favourite veggie supper? We’d love to hear your ideas…