Vegetarian dinner party

Vegetarian dinner party recipes

Show-off starters, mains and desserts.

14 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

A chef's favourite treat is ready-rolled pastry. Perfect for a quick, easy, impressive supper, at any time of year

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
107 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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

2 hrs
More effort
Vegetarian
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59 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Delicious tartlets, perfect for a buffet or light appetiser, just choose your own mix of mushrooms to make it your own

1 hr
Easy
Vegetarian
47 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A fresh and colourful salad to brighten up any barbecue or buffet - no matter what the weather

15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
47 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

The parmesan 'tuiles' make this soup stylish enough for entertaining – but they take just a few minutes to make

45 mins
Easy
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4 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

This vegetarian buffet centrepiece can be made a day ahead and served cold or reheated

1 hr and 50 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
213 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Thin slices of potato slow cooked in the oven with cream and garlic – the most decadent of side dishes

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
7 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

This stunning vegetarian tart is no trouble to make, as it's made with a packet of puff pastry

55 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
6 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This rustic French bread is surprisingly light, the onions give it a full flavour and the tomatoes add a juicy touch

2 hrs and 10 mins
More effort
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15 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

This makes a substantial vegetarian main course, or try making individual tarts in Yorkshire pudding tins for a starter

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
8 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Give your meal a Mediterranean twist with this zesty, low-fat side dish

30 mins
Easy
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22 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Simply plonk this in the middle of the table and let your friends get to work, with chunks of bread for scooping

10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
26 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

An easily assembled recipe for a smart vegetarian main course

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

This show-stopping vegetarian main will dazzle dinner party guests and it's special enough to serve on Christmas Day

3 hrs and 40 mins
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14 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Don't leave the vegetarians out this Christmas, with this special yet easy to manage recipe

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
12 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

This extra special tart with crumbly walnut pastry makes a fabulous vegetarian dinner

3 hrs and 40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
96 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Nothing is as comforting as a rich creamy lasagne and the sweet, earthy flavours of this veggie classic are well worth the effort

2 hrs and 30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
19 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

New Zealand chef Peter Gordon showcases seasonal flavours in this impressive, healthy vegetarian meal

1 hr and 10 mins
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8 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

Rice, feta and spinach make the filling for a savoury twist on the Moroccan dish M'hanncha - perfect for entertaining outdoors

2 hrs and 20 mins
A challenge
Vegetarian
15 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

This impressive-looking dish makes a wonderful starter for a dinner party

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

The gourmet combination of mushrooms adds variety and texture to these filo parcels

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
11 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

This impressive starter is perfect for entertaining guests and can be made ahead for extra ease

50 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
44 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Make this classic bake, also known as melanzane parmigiana, for guests. It's made with tomato, aubergine and vegetarian mozzarella, and garnished with parmesan-style cheese

1 hr and 55 mins
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6 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

With a double layer of goat's cheese and a coating of cream, these bistro-style bakes are authentically rich

1 hr and 5 mins
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Vegetarian
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