Tart tatin covered in root vegetables, nuts and blue cheese

Vegetarian Christmas recipes

61 Recipes

Enticing meat-free recipes for the festive season, including main courses, starters and snacks.

Nut roast

4.743245

(74 ratings)

Bake a satisfying vegetarian loaf with lentils, chestnut mushrooms and cheese to go with all the classic roast dinner trimmings
  • 1 hour and 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Cranberry & lentil bake

4

(1 rating)

Double or triple the quantities of this festive cranberry and lentil bake to serve more people, if you like. You can make it up to two days before serving
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Moroccan spiced pie

4.90476

(84 ratings)

The perfect showpiece to your Christmas Day meal - and it's suitable for veggies...
  • 2 hours
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Beetroot & squash Wellingtons with kale pesto

4.857145

(14 ratings)

Put some welly in your Christmas dinner. Make these vegan Wellingtons ahead of time for a less stressed Christmas dinner. Even the meat eaters will love them!
  • 2 hours
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Butternut, sage & hazelnut quiche

4

(4 ratings)

Hosting a veggie dinner party? Try our autumnal quiche with butternut squash, plus sage and hazelnut for a festive flavour – ideal for a meat-free Christmas...
  • 2 hours and 50 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Smoky sweet root vegetables

0

(0 ratings)

Cook these root vegetables for a special roast dinner. A sweet butter glaze contrasts beautifully with a subtle charred flavour – perfect for Christmas Day...
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Beetroot & red onion tarte tatin

4.785715

(14 ratings)

Bake our vegan tart for a showstopper at a dinner party. The bold red of beetroot against the green salad also makes it ideal for a meat-free Christmas Day
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Roasted winter vegetables with smoked mayo

0

(0 ratings)

Roast winter vegetables and serve them with a wonderful smoky mayonnaise for a tasty side dish. It's also hearty enough to work as a main...
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Cheese & onion rolls

4.666665

(6 ratings)

Try this take on the classic sausage roll for veggies. Making your own flaky pastry is well worth the extra few minutes, and is surprisingly easy
  • 1 hour and 25 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Individual Christmas pies

4.466665

(15 ratings)

This recipe for a stunning vegetarian Christmas alternative, can easily be reduced or increased to make as many as you need
  • 2 hours
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Parsnip, mushroom & barley wreath

4.333335

(3 ratings)

The perfect vegetarian Christmas or Sunday lunch centrepiece - a low-calorie nut loaf packed with grains, root vegetables, mixed mushrooms, herbs and spice
  • 2 hours and 5 mins
  • A challenge
  • Vegetarian

Sweet potato parcel

4.5

(2 ratings)

Bake this moreish sweet potato parcel as a vegan Christmas Day centrepiece, enhanced with the festive flavours of sage and chestnuts
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Persian pilaf & roasted root loaves

0

(0 ratings)

These vibrant individual pistachio nut roasts with honeyed pomegranate and harissa tomato sauce can also be made as one impressive centrepiece loaf
  • 3 hours and 20 mins
  • A challenge
  • Vegetarian

Red cabbage with port, prunes & orange

0

(0 ratings)

Flavour red cabbage with port, prunes and orange for an indulgent festive side dish that delivers two of your 5-a-day. It can be made in advance and frozen for up to three months
  • 2 hours and 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Cauliflower, chestnut & sage cake

3.833335

(6 ratings)

If you need more cauliflower cheese in your life, this savoury cake with chestnuts is the perfect party option. Serve golden brown with a green salad
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Cheesy celeriac, leek & rosemary gratin

5

(1 rating)

Combine celeriac and leek with mature cheddar for an indulgent Christmas side dish. A spoonful of mustard or horseradish stirred through the cream wouldn’t go amiss...
  • 2 hours
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Chestnut, spinach & blue cheese en croûte

4.789475

(19 ratings)

This vegetarian main course is packed with festive flavours and wrapped in flaky butter pastry - a real Christmas treat
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Buttered baby carrots

0

(0 ratings)

There's nothing better than soft, buttery carrots to go along with your favourite roast. You can keep this side simple or tweak it with our delicious twists...
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Honey-roasted parsnips

4.333335

(6 ratings)

These golden, honeyed parsnips have just the right mix of earthiness and sweet glaze to make a moreish Christmas side dish, and they’re quick to prepare...
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Curried lentil, parsnip & apple soup

4.214285

(14 ratings)

This spicy soup combines red lentils, apples and parsnip for a smooth, warming soup - a low fat meal that you can make ahead and freeze
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Naan, spinach & halloumi bites

5

(4 ratings)

Wilt spinach with garlic and spices, then pile onto small, warm pieces of naan bread and top with halloumi for an attractive vegetarian canapé
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

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