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Vegetarian dinner party recipes

Impress guests with a selection of meat-free dishes. Serve up a seasonal veg tart, creamy risotto, elegant salads, showstopping wellington and plenty more.

3 ratings 3.4 out of 5 star rating

Let seasonal pears take centre stage in this marvellous walnut and blue cheese tart. It makes an ideal starter, lunch or alternative cheese course

1 hr and 30 mins
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Impress with this cavolo nero, mushroom, potato and fontina strudel encased in golden filo pastry. If you don't have fontina, comté or gruyère also work well

2 hrs
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47 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

For an easy midweek dinner, mix mushrooms with blue cheese, gnocchi and spinach. A no-fuss meal and it's nutritious, too, counting as two of your 5-a-day

40 mins
Easy
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2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Try this riff on a Greek spanakopita. With a sticky-sweet, spiced and tangy twist, it's a spectacular veggie centrepiece for any special occasion

2 hrs and 10 mins
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8 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

Make these easy, Mediterranean-inspired vegan stuffed peppers for a filling family dinner that packs in plenty of flavour. Serve with a fresh green salad

45 mins
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4 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Bake cheesy puff pastry topped with a smoky aubergine and tomato compote and roasted courgettes for this stunning tart. It's ideal for lunch with friends

2 hrs and 10 mins
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15 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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Try this sensational whole truffle roast celeriac with creamy cheese sauce and hazelnuts. It makes a fantastic alternative vegetarian Christmas lunch or Sunday roast

2 hrs and 20 mins
Easy
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27 ratings 4.4 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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4 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Make a comforting starter or lunch in no time with our easy creamy carrot soup, topped with garlicky seeded croutons. Quick and simple, it takes just 30 minutes to make

30 mins
Easy
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4 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Bring out the sweet flavour of butternut squash by slow-roasting it and serving it with gently spiced lentils for a delicious veggie main

1 hr
Easy
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1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Enjoy this cheesy cauliflower and cannellini bean gratin as a veggie centrepiece in a family feast, or try as a side dish to accompany a meat main course

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
8 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Imagine all the best bits of arancini – a golden, crunchy exterior; cheesy, oozing rice – in risotto form and you have this moreish baked tomato, mozzarella and basil risotto. It's deliciously…

40 mins
Easy
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5 ratings 3.6 out of 5 star rating

Looking for a showstopping veggie dish? Packed with parsnips, feta and butter beans, this pie makes the perfect Christmas centrepiece

2 hrs and 10 mins
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15 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 55 mins
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3 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Make our take on Tuscan malfatti – spinach and ricotta dumplings that look a bit like large, roughly formed gnocchi. Serve coated in an aromatic sage butter and plenty of cheese

35 mins
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7 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Revamp the nut roast with our Middle-Eastern inspired version. It's packed with flavour and has an irresistible herby, cheesy filling

1 hr and 40 mins
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5 ratings 3.0 out of 5 star rating

This stunning cake is a modern take on the classic nut roast, and the ideal vegan centrepiece, accompanied by all the usual trimmings

2 hrs and 30 mins
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6 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Make something different for dinner with vegetable-rich caponata and cheesy polenta. It's healthy, gluten-free, full of nutrients and sure to satisfy

45 mins
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3 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Enjoy springtime in a bowl with a vibrant watercress risotto with a goat's cheese and hazelnut topping that complements the earthy flavours of the watercress

1 hr
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124 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Enjoy a comforting bowl of risotto with tomato and mascarpone. It's perfect for a Valentine's menu, or a special midweek meal

40 mins
Easy
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16 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Cauliflower is having a renaissance and we couldn't be happier. Roasting creates an incredible nutty flavour that works beautifully with the spices and herbs.

1 hr
Easy
Vegetarian
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4 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Make this Greek-inspired pie as a centrepiece dish for a special occasion. Encased in fabulous filo pastry, it's packed with leeks, artichokes and cheese

1 hr and 10 mins
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Turn root vegetables and puff pastry into a stunning vegetarian starter or main with coriander, cumin and harissa

3 hrs and 5 mins
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