Roasted root veg traybake

Vegan Christmas sides recipes

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.

60 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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

50 mins
Easy
Vegan
4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
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5 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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

55 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

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

50 mins
Easy
Vegan
8 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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

15 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
15 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Vegan
4 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

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

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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

2 hrs and 25 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
17 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star 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
Vegan
7 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr
Easy
Vegan
5 ratings 3.4 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
2 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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

40 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
6 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 45 mins
Easy
Vegan
4 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
5 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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

10 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
5 ratings 3.0 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 35 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
8 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 40 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
13 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
6 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Slice fennel and chargrill it as the base to a salad dressed with Kalamata olives, parsley, basil and garlic

20 mins
Easy
Vegan
11 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Vegan
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