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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.

6 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Make this mouth-watering and healthy moussaka with a simple plant-based ragu. It's an easy dinner for the family that packs in all five of your 5-a-day

2 hrs and 25 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Impress family and friends with our vegan wellington. Perfect for a special occasion or at Christmas, it's packed with umami flavours and encased in pastry

3 hrs and 30 mins
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Vegan
Gluten-free
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Try this easy roasted celeriac for a stunning veggie main course to serve at a dinner party. Drizzle over truffle oil for added indulgence

2 hrs and 20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
20 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Try these deliciously creamy dauphinoise potatoes, which make an excellent side dish for a roast dinner. We've added a few extras for added oomph

1 hr and 40 mins
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Gluten-free
39 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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Vegan
5 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Serve this easy vegetarian pâté as a starter at a dinner party. It's a great partner to toast, mini crispbreads and cornichons

55 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
11 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Artichoke makes this soup ultra silky and the crispy skins add a hit of crunch and flavour - perfect as a starter for dinner with friends

1 hr
Easy
Vegetarian
6 ratings 3.4 out of 5 star rating

Cooking cauliflower this way gives it a richness that's balanced by the dressing. A great side dish for a roast dinner and it also works as a vegetarian main

1 hr
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
17 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Top buttery puff pastry with caramelised onions and melted cheese for a festive buffet or dinner party winner that you can make ahead and freeze

1 hr and 40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
1 rating 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Theo Randall shares his recipe for a classic Italian dish that transforms homemade pasta into something special - our step-by-step instructions make it easy to follow

2 hrs and 15 mins
A challenge
Vegetarian
49 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

This vegetarian main course is packed with festive flavours and wrapped in flaky butter pastry - a real Christmas treat

1 hr and 15 mins
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Vegetarian
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Combining punchy flavours and contrasting textures, this special Asian salad is sure to be a hit with both vegetarians and meat eaters

1 hr
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5 ratings 2.4 out of 5 star rating

Vegan, dairy, gluten and nut-free – and delicious – this fruity, delicately spiced dessert will go down a storm at any dinner party

50 mins
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Gluten-free
48 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
91 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

This smart all-in-one vegetarian main is perfect for entertaining on winter nights

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
7 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

Cross cauliflower cheese with a pasta bake for a hearty vegetarian dinner that kids and grown-ups will love. It also delivers two of your 5-a-day

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
6 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

James Martin's after-dinner cheeseboard is all the more special with homemade walnut bread

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
17 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Put asparagus centre stage in this satisfying risotto. Top with a sprinkling of parmesan for an easy midweek meal for two

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
101 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This Mexican stew is hearty enough to satisfy both vegetarians and meat eaters, with butternut squash, black beans and juicy tomatoes

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
54 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

For the decadent dinner party - this rich chocolate dessert is for serious chocoholics only

45 mins
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Vegetarian
12 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Use filo pastry to wrap salty Cypriot cheese with chilli, lemon and parsley, then serve with vibrant mash and an olive salad

1 hr
Easy
Vegetarian
45 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Serve these vibrant stuffed peppers to veggie dinner party guests, then keep any leftovers for lunch the next day

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
12 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Serve this vegetarian dish made with Indian cheese, paneer, as part of a curry night or with rice as a midweek supper

25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Enjoy this showstopping beetroot and wensleydale tart as a veggie centrepiece at Christmas. With its stunning deep red colour, it's a perfect festive dish

2 hrs and 15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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