Pizza with homemade tomato sauce

Vegetarian kids’ recipes

Simple meat-free recipes kids will love to make and eat. Choose from family-friendly veggie curries, stir-fries, pizzas, pastas and plenty more.

12 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Enjoy this veggie pesto pasta salad with cucumber, peas, cherry tomatoes and basil for an easy family meal. It's great for a packed lunch or summery picnic

22 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Use tofu as a substitute for egg along with dairy-free mayo to make these vegan sandwiches. They're ideal for a kids' party where some children may have an intolerance or allergy

5 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
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16 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

Make vegan burgers with polenta and spice with cumin, chilli and coriander. Cook in the oven or on the barbecue and serve with a plant-based salsa

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
11 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Add a splash of colour to your morning with this vibrant breakfast bowl of blended avocado, spinach and nut butter, topped with fresh fruit and seeds

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
14 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Combining two comfort food favourites, mac 'n' cheese and cauliflower cheese, this is a new classic in the making!

25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
8 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

This quick, budget take on classic spinach and egg 'florentine' pizza uses flatbreads instead of traditional dough

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
19 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Roasted spicy chickpeas make up the perfect vegetarian Tex-Mex treat, served with harissa cream, guacamole and pickled salsa

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
20 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Want to be healthier but can't give up chips? Try these low-fat, crispy baked carrots with tarragon

55 mins
Easy
Vegan
11 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

A simple baked potato recipe to get kids in the kitchen - this is easy to follow and great for teaching

1 hr and 35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
37 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Somewhere between macaroni and cauliflower cheese, these pasta bakes are perfect for a cold day

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

Use a packet mix to rustle up your own cheat's garlic bread to serve alongside classic and creamy tomato soup

50 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
1 rating 4.0 out of 5 star rating

A no-cook quick and simple snack that's ideal for an energy-boosting refuel when doing exercise or playing sport

5 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
396 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

A comforting veggie main packed with rich Italian flavours

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Top some puff pastry with cherry tomatoes, peppers and halloumi to make an easy family lunch or supper. Scatter over some basil leaves to serve

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
21 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

We've adapted this Italian squash rice-pot recipe so it's a breeze for kids to make - just follow our step-by-step prep and cooking guide

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
315 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Pop this classic side dish in the oven when you take your roast chicken out to rest, so there's no hot shelf juggling

45 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Children aged 5-9 will love helping you prepare this lunch dish, almost as much as they'll enjoy eating them

1 hr
Easy
Vegetarian
15 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Colourful, healthy, quick and delicious. A must-try recipe for all cooks. Once perfected swap the toppings about and experiment

25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
296 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Satisfying and simple to make, homemade soup is a great supper or take-to-work lunch.

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
96 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Get your family to eat more veg with this superhealthy pasta sauce recipe which counts as 5 of your 5-a-day. The sauce is freezable too

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

This easy vegetarian dip is a healthy alternative to hummus and great with crudités in a lunchbox or served as a vegan pate as part of a snack selection.

40 mins
Easy
Vegan
14 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Use whatever veg you have on hand, along with eggs and milk, to easily whip up a tasty omelette

15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
25 ratings 3.5 out of 5 star rating

Fluffy vegetarian tortilla is a great meal to make with older children - this one's filled with peppers and potatoes

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
21 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

Start the day the right way, with this quick, easy and nutritious breakfast

10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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