Root vegetable recipes

42 Recipes

Celebrate root veg in all its glory with our top recipes. From carrots to parsnips and potatoes to celeriac, root vegetables boast a host of colours and flavours.

Spicy root & lentil casserole

4.59296

(710 ratings)

The potatoes in this recipe take on the spicy flavours beautifully - our idea of the perfect veggie supper
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Winter root mash with buttery crumbs

4.916665

(36 ratings)

A little bit of this winter root mash goes a long way - make it a day ahead and cut the stress on Christmas Day
  • 1 hour and 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Moroccan roasted vegetable soup

4.65517

(29 ratings)

Roasted roots are perfect for making soup- we used parsnips, butternut squash and carrots, flavoured with ras el hanout spice mix
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Spiced root vegetable soup

4.666665

(60 ratings)

This hearty vegetarian soup will warm up cold winter nights and can be frozen for later
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Moroccan tagine

4.0625

(48 ratings)

A spicy vegetarian hotpot that's as warm and comforting as it is healthy - and gives you your 5-a-day too
  • 2 hours and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Lightly spiced carrot soup

4.545455

(44 ratings)

A satisfying soup which is delicately spiced and works well as a rustic starter
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Sweet potato & lentil soup

4.72996

(237 ratings)

Satisfying and simple to make, homemade soup is a great supper or take-to-work lunch
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Spicy roasted parsnip soup

4.61

(200 ratings)

Aromatic flavours transform the ordinary parsnip into a delicious warming soup
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Beetroot brownies

4.22695

(141 ratings)

With around half the fat of regular brownies, these are a slightly less guilty pleasure, but still have that intense chocolate hit
  • 55 mins
  • Easy

Moroccan spiced pie

4.87912

(91 ratings)

The perfect showpiece to your Christmas Day meal - and it's suitable for veggies...
  • 2 hours
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Leftover veg & orange cake

4.153845

(13 ratings)

A novel way to use up root vegetables is to bake up a sweet, moist sponge with citrus flavours
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy

Pork & parsnip traybake

3.764705

(17 ratings)

Sear pork chops, then oven-roast with red onions and root vegetables for an easy weeknight dinner
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Swede & parsnip bake

3.545455

(11 ratings)

A mixed mash of favourite winter root veg with a crispy herb topping, which can be chilled or frozen ahead
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Celeriac coleslaw

4.8

(10 ratings)

This large, knobbly root vegetable is lovely raw as well as cooked, and wonderful in this French-style coleslaw
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Roasted root veg traybake

4.857145

(7 ratings)

Try this great veggie midweek meal with nuts, feta and mixed roots of your choosing, plus a lemon and herb dressing. Leave out the feta to make it vegan
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Roast chicken & roots

4.57143

(7 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

Curried parsnip mash

4

(5 ratings)

Give your mash a spicy kick with this comforting and alternative veggie side dish
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

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