Roasted stuffed cauliflower on a plate

Healthy Christmas recipes

45 Recipes

Our best-ever healthy festive dishes make a wholesome addition to your Christmas Day spread, including roast centrepieces, starters and sides.

Roasted stuffed cauliflower

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Need an alternative to nut roast for veggies and vegans on Christmas Day? Try this festive and filling cauliflower roast stuffed with kale and chestnuts
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • More effort
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Roast potatoes with paprika

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Make roast potatoes that are tasty and healthy. Smoked paprika adds flavour and we have a top tip for a crispy finish. Ideal for Sunday lunch, or Christmas Day
  • 1 hour and 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Celeriac, hazelnut & truffle soup

3.75

(1 rating)

Rustle up this healthy vegan celeriac and hazelnut soup as a starter on Christmas Day. Truffle oil adds a bit of luxury, or leave it out for a simple supper on a winter's night...
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Mushroom & chestnut rotolo

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Serve this vegan bake for a dinner party, or on Christmas Day. The honeycomb effect of rolled lasagne sheets looks fab and the crispy sage is so festive
  • 1 hour and 40 mins
  • More effort
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Parsnip gnocchi

3.5

(2 ratings)

Take parnsips to another level by turning them into gnocchi with a crunchy walnut crumb. This Christmas dish is vegan, healthy and deliciously festive
  • 1 hour and 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Chilli-charred Brussels sprouts

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(1 rating)

Spruce up Brussels sprouts for Christmas Day with the addition of garlic, lemon and chilli. The result is a flavourful vegan side dish that's healthy too...
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Hazelnut & mustard carrots

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Spruce up your carrots for the Christmas dinner table with a mustard and sherry dressing for extra flavour. Scatter over toasted hazelnuts to serve
  • 18 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Stir-fried festive cabbage

2.5

(1 rating)

Try this festive red cabbage with cranberry sauce, red wine and orange as a side dish for Christmas dinner. The flavours are as vivid as the colours
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Aubergine & chickpea bites

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Combine chickpeas and aubergine with garlic and cumin for these tasty, healthy vegan canapés. Everyone will love them served with our harissa yogurt
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Honey-roasted swede with chilli & cumin

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(3 ratings)

This versatile root vegetable can be roasted like a potato - with a drizzle of honey and sprinkling of spice you get a very special side dish
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Garlic & rosemary roast potatoes

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Crispy roasties are essential to any Sunday dinner. Everyone's favourite side can only be improved by roasting in goose fat, with garlic and herbs...
  • 1 hour and 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Turkey minestrone

3.75

(1 rating)

A warm and comforting turkey soup recipe to put your Christmas leftovers to good use. Easy to prepare and low fat, this soup is a perfect post-Christmas pick me up
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Roast chicken & roots

4.375

(6 ratings)

This one-tray, vibrant and veg-heavy roast chicken dish provides four of your five-a-day
  • 1 hour and 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Butternut, chestnut & lentil cake

3.125

(2 ratings)

This stunning cake is a modern take on the classic nut roast, and the ideal vegan centrepiece, accompanied by all the usual trimmings
  • 2 hours and 30 mins
  • A challenge
  • Healthy

Crispy cubed roasties with garlic & thyme

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Cut your potatoes smaller so that there's no need to par-boil to achieve perfectly crispy garlic and thyme flavoured spuds, with fluffy centres
  • 1 hour and 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Glazed sprouts with caramelised red onions

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(1 rating)

Fry red onions in butter until golden and fragrant, then cover with a sweet and tangy Sherry vinegar dressing for a delicious Christmas side
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Cranberry & chestnut falafel

4.5

(5 ratings)

Add a bit of seasonal spirit to your chickpea bites with fruit and nuts. Serve with a creamy yogurt dip and fresh coriander
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

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