Tart tatin covered in root vegetables, nuts and blue cheese

Vegetarian Christmas recipes

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

6 ratings 4.7 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
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Impress veggie guests this Christmas with these butternut squash and chestnut puff pastry crackers. Serve with vegetarian gravy and plenty of trimmings

2 hrs and 50 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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184 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Bake a satisfying vegetarian loaf with lentils, chestnut mushrooms and cheese to go with all the classic roast dinner trimmings.

1 hr and 35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
5 ratings 3.6 out of 5 star rating

Serve these lovely mini nut roasts as a vegan dish at Christmas. You could also serve the recipe as one large nut roast, too – just use a larger loaf tin

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
Vegan
11 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Make this hearty squash pie to serve as an alternative vegetarian Christmas centrepiece. It's festive and contains plenty of herby flavour

2 hrs and 40 mins
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4 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

Try this tart as a veggie course at Christmas or other celebration. With cheesy pastry and a cheese and spinach filling, it's sure to be a crowdpleaser

1 hr and 55 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
16 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Create a vegetarian centrepiece with this meat-free wellington with beetroot, mushroom and butternut squash wrapped in pastry. It's ideal for a celebration

2 hrs and 20 mins
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12 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star 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
Vegan
99 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

The perfect showpiece to your Christmas Day meal - and it's suitable for veggies

2 hrs
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6 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Add a deliciously different side dish to your Christmas spread with these pan-fried sprouts and juicy pomegranate seeds, drizzled with pomegranate molasses

30 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Make the most of seasonal sprouts this winter with this tasty tart. It combines comté cheese and walnuts in a wonderful spelt and pumpkin seed pastry case 

1 hr and 35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
34 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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 hrs
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11 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

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 hrs and 50 mins
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0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

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
Gluten-free
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Try our whole baked cauliflower with almonds crumbs for a great veggie centrepiece in a family feast. Crusty garlic bread works nicely alongside

2 hrs and 15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
35 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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

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 hr and 20 mins
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13 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 25 mins
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17 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

This recipe for a stunning vegetarian Christmas alternative, can easily be reduced or increased to make as many as you need

2 hrs
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4 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

The perfect vegetarian Christmas or Sunday lunch centrepiece - a low-calorie nut loaf packed with grains, root vegetables, mixed mushrooms, herbs and spice

2 hrs and 5 mins
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Vegetarian
7 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Bake this moreish sweet potato parcel as a vegan Christmas Day centrepiece, enhanced with the festive flavours of sage and chestnuts

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
Vegan
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

These vibrant individual pistachio nut roasts with honeyed pomegranate and harissa tomato sauce can also be made as one impressive centrepiece loaf

3 hrs and 20 mins
A challenge
Vegetarian
4 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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 hrs and 25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
6 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 5 mins
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