Celeriac soup with hazelnuts in bowl

Vegan Christmas starter recipes

Our colourful vegan Christmas starters are perfect for the party season. Try crunchy veg-filled spring rolls, silky-smooth soups or luxury hummus and dips.

22 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star 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 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
224 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Aromatic flavours transform the ordinary parsnip into a delicious warming soup

45 mins
Easy
Vegan
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1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Sweet when blanched, slightly bitter when burned, these perfectly balanced leeks atop crusty ciabatta make an easy, healthy, vegan starter

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
46 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Serve up these crisp vegan samosas as a tasty starter or side dish with your favourite curry. They also make great buffet food for your next party.

1 hr and 40 mins
More effort
Vegan
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Try these colourful vegan spring rolls as canapés for a party, vibrant with fresh veg and juicy mango. Serve with a sweet chilli dipping sauce

30 mins
Easy
Vegan
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This help-yourself veggie starter of tempura-like lightly battered cauliflower is also good as a nibble with drinks

35 mins
More effort
Vegan
18 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

A nice and spicy partner to pre-dinner drinks. Great with some toasted pitta for dipping

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

Use a tofu substitute to make this addictive crispy fried ‘chicken’. Try this delicious vegan party food with BBQ sauce, or in a bun with salad or coleslaw

1 hr and 35 mins
More effort
Vegan
9 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Use good-quality chickpeas to give this vegan hummus a really silky feel. Dips make perfect, easy party food to serve with crudités and warm pittas

25 mins
Easy
Vegan
3 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Take shop-bought hummus to new heights with a topping of pickled red onion and pomegranate seeds. Serve with pitta bread as a party snack or a weekend lunch

22 mins
Easy
Vegan
112 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Flavour up butternut squash with Indian spices for this warming and healthy vegetarian soup

35 mins
Easy
Vegan
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