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Vegan Christmas sides recipes

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Impress friends and family this Christmas season with our selection of festive vegan side dishes. From slaws to roasties, we've got all you need for a vegan feast.

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  • Olive oil-baked potatoes

    Olive oil-baked potatoes

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.61 ratings

    Crispy, moreish baked potatoes cooked with just olive oil and salt, by Gary Rhodes

  • Lemon, garlic & bay roast potatoes served on a decorative plate

    Lemon, garlic & bay roast potatoes

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

    Take your roast potatoes to new levels of deliciousness with lemon, garlic and bay. They make the perfect side dish to a Sunday roast or Christmas dinner

  • Crunchy parsnips served in a roasting dish

    Crunchy parsnips

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.6 ratings

    Forget soggy parsnips: roast them with our polenta and paprika coating and you'll be rewarded with golden, crunchy veg. It makes a lovely Christmas side dish

  • Vegan pigs in blankets with cranberry sauce

    Vegan pigs in blankets

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Wrap vegan sausages in dairy-free puff pastry to make these easy pigs in blankets. A great side dish at Christmas, they're also perfect for parties and buffets

  • Christmas slaw

    Christmas slaw

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.8 ratings

    A nutty winter salad which is superhealthy, quick to prepare and finished with a light maple syrup dressing

  • Red cabbage with balsamic vinegar & cranberries

    Red cabbage with balsamic vinegar & cranberries

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.15 ratings

    This vibrant veggie Christmas side dish beautifully contrasts sweet and savoury, make it up to four days in advance or freeze it

  • Sprouts with sticky shallots

    Sprouts with sticky shallots

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.4 ratings

    Spruce up the humble sprout by serving al denté with sweet onions and crunchy nuts

  • Red cabbage with mulled Port & pears

    Red cabbage with mulled Port & pears

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

    This braised cabbage side is a super healthy and versatile dish with a rich, deep-red colour enhanced by the addition of the Port

  • Chilli-charred Brussels sprouts in a festive silver serving dish

    Chilli-charred Brussels sprouts

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.17 ratings

    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

  • Crispy squashed baby roasties

    Crispy squashed baby roasties

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.8 ratings

    Fennel seeds and flaky sea salt give these roasted new potatoes a crispy, flavoursome finish

  • Cauliflower, rice & lentil salad

    Cauliflower, rice & lentil salad

    A star rating of 3.4 out of 5.5 ratings

    This earthy and vegetarian rice pilaf is good for feeding a crowd, so works well on a buffet table

  • Winter slaw with maple candied nuts

    Winter slaw with maple candied nuts

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.2 ratings

    A fresh and crunchy seasonal slaw served with sweet pecans, cashews, almond and peanuts in a sweet, spicy glaze

  • Smashed roasties

    Smashed roasties

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.7 ratings

    Boiling the potatoes for longer, then smashing them, makes for more surface area, meaning golden brown beauties and extra crispy bits everyone will love!

  • Mulled red cabbage with clementines

    Mulled red cabbage with clementines

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    Skip the red wine and mull your veg with mixed spice, brown sugar and an orange studded with cloves

  • Fruity red cabbage

    Fruity red cabbage

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Rustle up your own, sweeter version of pickled sauerkraut with apple, redcurrant and cider flavours

  • Harissa & marmalade roasted roots

    Harissa & marmalade roasted roots

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.4 ratings

    These sticky, caramelised root veggies have a dollop of marmalade to bring a sweet fruity element and delicate rose harissa for a little heat

  • A bowl serving sloe gin cranberry sauce

    Sloe gin cranberry sauce

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.5 ratings

    No festive meal is complete without cranberry sauce. Try this version, which includes sloe gin for a modern twist on the classic Christmas relish

  • Red cabbage with coriander seed in a serving dish

    Red cabbage with coriander seed

    A star rating of 3.4 out of 5.6 ratings

    Add coriander seeds, apples and maple syrup to red cabbage to make a punchy festive side dish. A colourful addition to any Christmas dinner table

  • Roast potatoes with paprika in a serving dish

    Roast potatoes with paprika

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.8 ratings

    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

  • Roasted cauliflower with garlic, bay & lemon

    Easy roasted cauliflower

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.15 ratings

    This quick and healthy recipe for roasted cauliflower with garlic and bay seasoning is perfect for salads and side dishes.

  • Crispy garlic & rosemary slices

    Crispy garlic & rosemary slices

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.6 ratings

    These herby Mediterranean-style potatoes taste so good it's hard to believe they're low in fat

  • Roasted root veg traybake

    Roasted root veg traybake

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.12 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

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