Chestnut & shallot Tatins with mushroom & Madeira sauce

Vegetarian Christmas starter recipes

32 Recipes

Kick off proceedings with an imaginative meat-free plate.

Winter crunch salad

4.666665

(3 ratings)

A crispy, fresh vegetarian salad to use up those winter vegetables
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Peppered potato soup

3.625

(8 ratings)

This thrifty dinner party leek and potato soup recipe has an attractive pale colour from using the bottom end of the allium and a bouquet garni
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Three-cheese soufflés

5

(2 ratings)

With a double layer of goat's cheese and a coating of cream, these bistro-style bakes are authentically rich
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Baked Camembert pie for sharing

5

(4 ratings)

Baked cheese gets even more indulgent. A layer of quince or cranberry jelly adds an extra dimension to this group-sized starter
  • 40 mins
  • More effort

Pear & Manchego salad

4.25

(3 ratings)

Spruce up a salad with a rosemary, honey and hazelnut crumb to accompany Spanish cheese, sweet fruit and bitter leaves
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

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