Beetroot & squash Wellingtons with kale pesto

Vegetarian Christmas recipes

45 Recipes

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

Beetroot & squash Wellingtons with kale pesto

4.642855

(7 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

Parsnip, mushroom & barley wreath

5

(2 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

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

Cauliflower, chestnut & sage cake

2.8125

(4 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

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

4.375

(2 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

Chestnut, spinach & blue cheese en croûte

4.6875

(12 ratings)

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

Nut roast

4.791665

(36 ratings)

This satisfying vegetarian loaf with lentils, chestnut mushrooms and cheese, complements all the classic roast dinner trimmings
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Curried lentil, parsnip & apple soup

4.21875

(8 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

Sweet potato & sprout hash with poached eggs

3.541665

(6 ratings)

This quick and easy pan-fried dish uses up leftover Brussels sprouts for a delicious Boxing day brunch, or a low fat, low calorie weeknight dinner
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Polenta & goat's cheese stacks

4.5

(8 ratings)

This show-stopping vegetarian main will dazzle dinner party guests and it's special enough to serve on Christmas Day
  • 3 hours and 40 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Fig & blue cheese tart

4.3125

(8 ratings)

This extra special tart with crumbly walnut pastry makes a fabulous vegetarian dinner
  • 3 hours and 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Classic Christmas pudding

4.92857

(14 ratings)

What's Christmas without the pud? This is a plump pudding with history.....
  • 8 hours
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Fruit-filled clementine cake

4.555555

(9 ratings)

A beautiful, moist gluten-free cake packed with zingy citrus flavours, wonderful for Christmas
  • 2 hours and 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Parsnip, cranberry & chestnut loaf

4.091665

(30 ratings)

A modern take on the nut loaf, this makes a great vegetarian centrepiece for Christmas Day or a special dinner
  • 2 hours
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Squash & nigella seed soup

4.63889

(9 ratings)

Nigella seeds are a flavourful addition to this winter soup; they taste like oregano and have the slight bitterness of mustard seeds
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

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