Persian black and white rice salad

Vegetarian buffet recipes

Looking for veggie party recipes? Put on a spread to remember with our meat-free buffet feasts, from vegetarian salads, canapés and centrepieces, to dips and tear-and-share bread.

24 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

This vibrant Persian side salad is studded with dried fruit, nuts and seeds and finished with crumbled feta - ideal to take along to a Christmas buffet

50 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Serve a sharing platter of vegetarian nachos at your next informal drinks party. Unlike most party food, these nachos are healthy, boasting plenty of folate, fibre and vitamin c

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
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3 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

Make the most of dates with these Middle Eastern-inspired sweet and savoury filo pastries. Packed with feta, dates and spinach, they make a great side dish

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Make these moreish mozzarella sticks in advance for fuss-free party food. Just pop them in the oven as guests arrive and serve with our chilli tomato sauce

55 mins
More effort
Vegetarian
10 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Make this gooey baked cheese even more indulgent with the help of whisky, maple syrup and nuts. Serve with toasted sourdough for a fabulous sharing starter

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
22 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Try our flavourful vegetarian sausage rolls, packed with mushrooms, chestnuts, leeks and cheese. They're perfect for a picnic or served with salad for lunch

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
9 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Make this vegetable tatin with nuts and cheese as a Christmas showstopper. Perfect for a veggie family, it also makes a great Boxing Day buffet centrepiece

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

Spruce up a pot of shop-bought hummus with Bombay mix and a roasted cauliflower topping. Serve with pitta bread for perfect party food or as a savoury snack

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

Try these super-clever caramelised mushroom tartlets on those occasions when you're entertaining and need an exciting canapé, but could do without the faff

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Enjoy the little sausages in this recipe on cocktail sticks, or serve them in mini Yorkshire puddings for Christmas canapés and other special occasions

50 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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
10 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Add a flavour punch to moist courgette in a quiche that has double helpings of cheese – in the filling and the pastry. Great for a summer picnic or entertaining dish.

1 hr and 25 mins
More effort
Vegetarian
2 ratings 4.5 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
7 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

These spiced pea and coriander fritters are easy to make ahead of time. Scatter with crunchy spring onions and serve with the cool minty yogurt dip

50 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
17 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Apples and cheese make perfect partners in this puff pastry tart, ideal for using up the remnants of a cheeseboard or leftover cranberry sauce. Serve hot or cold for a Boxing Day buffet

1 hr
Easy
Vegetarian
1 rating 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Use up leftover roasted veg from Christmas dinner, nuts and citrus fruits in this light, bright and fresh rice salad - perfect for a Boxing Day buffet

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Drizzle colourful roasted peppers with a tangy honey dressing to make this vibrant side dish - the ideal offering to take to a barbecue or buffet

1 hr and 25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
3 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Grated cauliflower replaces the grains in this twist on a Middle Eastern salad with parsley, mint, asparagus and courgette

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Delicate, nutty pastry provides a perfect backdrop to the creamy filling of this mouthwatering meat-free main course

2 hrs
More effort
Vegetarian
55 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

These herby tear-and-share bread rolls have mozzarella and sun-dried tomatoes baked into them - perfect for a picnic or for dipping into soup

1 hr and 20 mins
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Vegetarian
9 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Enjoy this cheesy garlic tear-and-share bread at a family dinner. It's perfect for feeding a crowd at a barbecue, or as a side dish to a hearty casserole

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
8 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

Add texture and flavour to this nutritious side or packed lunch with soya beans, crunchy cucumber and chopped fresh herbs

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
7 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Top cheesy rough-puff pastry with soured cream, grated gruyère and seasonal vegetables for a rustic vegetarian lunch or light dinner

1 hr and 10 mins
More effort
Vegetarian
4 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

This delicious dip is ready in 10 minutes - pack along with vegetable sticks or pitta bread for a portable picnic snack

10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
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