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Kick off your dinner party with vegan starter and sharing recipes from the Good Food team, including vegetable fritters, soups, salads, dips and breads.

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  • Pan puris

    Pani puris

    A star rating of 3 out of 5.2 ratings

    This deep-fried Indian street food makes a great party snack – crisp rounds of bread filled with chickpeas and potato, drizzled with a herb and spice water

  • 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

  • No-knead grape & rosemary focaccia

    No-knead grape & rosemary focaccia

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.10 ratings

    With this easy bread, there's no need to knead. The slow rise allows the gluten to develop naturally and the sticky, wet dough helps produce focaccia's characteristic air bubbles - great served warm with soft goat's cheese

  • Burnt leeks on toast with romesco 2016

    Burnt leeks on toast with romesco

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

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

  • Grilled peach panzanella 2016

    Grilled peach panzanella

    A star rating of 3.4 out of 5.3 ratings

    This refreshing salad is a new take on an Italian classic, with a touch of sweetness - pair it with pork belly for a summer roast

  • Steam-fried bao buns (Sheng jian bao)

    Steam-fried bao buns (Sheng jian bao)

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

    This street food dim sum from Beijing is an authentic type of bao bun that puffs up in the pan. You can fill with minced chicken, pork or prawns if you don't want to go veggie

  • Ajo blanco

    Ajo blanco

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.2 ratings

    Miriam's easy, chilled almond soup makes a refreshing starter and only has 4 ingredients for an authentic Spanish taste

  • Minty griddled courgettes

    Minty griddled courgettes

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    Courgettes are at their best in the summer months, take advantage and whip up a quick, fresh side dish with garlic and herbs

  • Grilled aubergine tabbouleh

    Grilled aubergine tabbouleh

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.6 ratings

    A vegan tabbouleh with all the flavours of summer. The coconut and tahini dressing adds a creamy, nutty element to this winning couscous

  • Simple roast radishes

    Simple roast radishes

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    Peppery radishes are delicious when eaten with a pinch of rock salt, but this healthy recipe goes a little further and roasts them with a drizzle of olive oil

  • Butternut soup with crispy sage & apple croutons

    Butternut soup with crispy sage & apple croutons

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.6 ratings

    The apple and sage contrast beautifully with naturally sweet butternut squash in this low-fat, gluten-free festive dinner party starter

  • Avocado panzanella

    Avocado panzanella

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.23 ratings

    With just 20 minutes preparation and no cooking time you'll be able to whip up this colourful avocado and bread salad in no time

  • Butter bean, cucumber & radish salad

    Butter bean, cucumber & radish salad

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.1 rating

    Crunch and freshness are the order of the day with this zesty, healthy side salad with pulses and herbs

  • Carrot, orange & avocado salad

    Carrot, orange & avocado salad

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.11 ratings

    This zingy side salad is packed full of goodness and it adds a touch of colour to any dish

  • Zingy rice salad

    Zingy rice salad

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.5 ratings

    Made from wild red Camargue rice, cashew nuts, lime juice, spring onions and coriander, this super side salad is ideal for a picnic

  • Middle Eastern carrot salad

    Middle Eastern carrot salad

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

    A light and vibrant shredded salad flavoured with orange blossom water, cumin and mint- serve alongside spiced meats

  • Yakitori corn pops

    Yakitori corn pops

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.2 ratings

    Try a new way of serving sweetcorn - skewer slices of cob for a lolly effect, then serve with a Japanese sweet, sticky dipping sauce

  • Butternut & harissa hummus

    Butternut & harissa hummus

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.16 ratings

    Roast pumpkin with plenty of garlic then blitz into a Moroccan-style dip with spicy harissa and sesame paste

  • Seeded flatbreads

    Seeded flatbreads

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    Moroccan-style breads with nigella and sesame seeds, great for wrapping and dipping

  • 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

  • Jewelled couscous

    Jewelled couscous

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.9 ratings

    Serve your grain with cucumber, apricot, peppers, olives and tomatoes then drizzle with lemon-infused oil for a mellow finish

  • Curried squash, lentil & coconut soup

    Curried squash, lentil & coconut soup

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.116 ratings

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

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