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Vegetarian comfort food recipes

55 Recipes
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Snuggle up with one of our indulgent, warming meat-free dishes, from soup, lasagne and stew, to deluxe one-pots and lots and lots of cheese

Try these healthy courgette dishes, then check out our main collection of quick vegetarian recipes and vegetarian pasta recipes.

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  • One-pot paneer curry pie served in a pie dish

    One-pot paneer curry pie

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.35 ratings

    What's more comforting than a curry in pie form? This one-pot paneer pie is filled with a makhani-style filling and topped with a crisp puff pastry lid

  • Beer mac 'n' cheese

    Beer mac 'n' cheese

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.88 ratings

    A staple of Manhattan's East Village, Emma Freud's cheddar and pale ale pasta dish is the ultimate comfort food

  • Homity pie with the first slice cut out

    Homity pie

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.31 ratings

    Make a veggie showstopper in this homity pie – a creamy potato, onion and cheese pie, with the addition of leeks. Make it your own with more veg, if you like

  • A platter and plate of rice with courgette, chickpeas, herbs and lemon wedges

    Chickpea & courgette pilaf

    A star rating of 3 out of 5.2 ratings

    Make our pilaf with lemon, courgette and chickpeas for an easy vegetarian midweek meal. Flavour with cinnamon, cumin and coriander if you have them in your storecupboard

  • Italian veggie cottage pie

    Italian veggie cottage pie

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.82 ratings

    An Italian twist on an English classic, with sundried tomato, spinach and aubergine, this veggie pie makes a super budget supper

  • Ratatouille served in a casserole dish

    Next level ratatouille

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.32 ratings

    Seasonal vegetables are all slow-cooked together in a dish that truly celebrates summer. Serve with bread, or for a more substantial meal, as a side with barbecued or roasted meat or fish

  • Triple cheese & aubergine lasagne

    Triple cheese & aubergine lasagne

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.14 ratings

    Fill sheets of pasta with tomato, aubergine and ricotta for a delicious vegetarian main - perfect for feeding a crowd

  • Melty cheese & potato pie

    Melty cheese & potato pie

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.21 ratings

    Drawing from the apres-ski classic tartiflette, this indulgent pie transforms into a cheesy fondue with creamy sliced potatoes and crisp puff pastry

  • Smoky spiced veggie rice served on a plate

    Smoky spiced veggie rice

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.24 ratings

    Try this vegan take on a jambalaya, full of fiery and smoky flavours and bursting with vegetables. It's healthy, low in fat and calories, yet big on flavour

  • Butternut squash & sage macaroni cheese

    Butternut squash & sage macaroni cheese

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.41 ratings

    There's little more comforting than a homemade macaroni cheese. This version includes 1 of your 5-a-day, as well as a hint of sage.

  • Spiced aubergine bake

    Spiced aubergine bake

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.55 ratings

    This is vegan comfort food at its best. Layer up slices of aubergine with a spicy coconut milk and tomato sauce for a hearty, warming meal

  • Noodles with crispy chilli oil eggs in a ceramic bowl

    Noodles with crispy chilli oil eggs

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.22 ratings

    Make your own crispy chilli oil and use it to season noodles and pak choi. Top with fried eggs for the ultimate comfort food

  • Squash, chickpea & coconut curry served in a wok

    Squash, chickpea & coconut curry

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.16 ratings

    Cook up this vibrant vegan curry that makes the most of autumnal squash. It's ideal for a meat-free Monday dinner when served with flatbreads

  • Minestrone soup in bowl

    Minestrone soup

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.168 ratings

    Our easy minestrone soup makes a filling lunch or a satisfying supper, served with fresh bread. This simple bowl of goodness is packed with nutritious veg

  • Pumpkin curry with chickpeas

    Pumpkin curry with chickpeas

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.152 ratings

    A veggie dinner party dish which stands alone as a vegan main course or as a complex side dish perfect served with spiced roast meat or fish.

  • Gnocchi & tomato bake in a serving dish with spoon

    Gnocchi & tomato bake

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.420 ratings

    A comforting veggie main packed with rich Italian flavours

  • Courgette lasagne in a baking dish with a spoon

    Creamy courgette lasagne

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.613 ratings

    Serve this quick, creamy courgette & ricotta lasagne for a last-minute dinner party to impress vegetarian friends. It's a great way to use courgettes when they're in season

  • A spiced lentil & spinach pie

    Spiced lentil & spinach pies

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.12 ratings

    Try these vegetarian pies with a spiced pastry glaze and surprise chutney middle. The lentils not only soak up all the flavours, they’re filling and good for you, too

  • Coconut, rum & raisin rice pudding in a bowl

    Coconut, rum & raisin rice pudding

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.13 ratings

    Toast rice in brown butter, cook in coconut cream and lace with rum and raisin syrup to make this rice pudding. It's a world away from school-dinner versions

  • Veggie chilli

    Vegetarian chilli

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.25 ratings

    The easiest chilli you'll ever make, with ready-to-eat grains, kidney beans in chilli sauce and summer veggies - it's 4 of your 5-a-day too!

  • Spinach & ricotta cannelloni

    Spinach & ricotta cannelloni

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.107 ratings

    Keep a few portions of this vegetarian classic in the freezer and you'll never be stuck for a satisfying supper

  • Leek, cheese & potato pasties

    Leek, cheese & potato pasties

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.24 ratings

    Mini veggie pastry parcels with oozing cheese make a great value and comforting homemade snack

  • Potato curry with lime & cucumber raita

    Potato curry with lime & cucumber raita

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.14 ratings

    This colourful Indian dish with a refreshing yoghurt sauce is great for vegetarians, or try serving to meat eaters with lightly spiced lamb

  • Burnt aubergine veggie chilli in a large pot with rice

    Burnt aubergine veggie chilli

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.612 ratings

    This warming aubergine chilli is low fat and four of your five-a-day. Serve up this smoky spiced vegetarian supper with brown rice and all your favourite trimmings

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