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Vegetarian main course recipes

49 Recipes
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Discover plenty of fresh and colourful vegetarian main course ideas, from hearty tarts and satisfying salads to creamy risottos and warming stews.

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  • Spinach & ricotta gnocchi

    Spinach & ricotta gnocchi

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.101 ratings

    These luxurious gnocchi are both light and spoilingly rich at the same time

  • Root vegetable tatin cut into slices

    Root vegetable tatin with candied nuts & blue cheese

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.10 ratings

    Make this vegetable tatin with nuts and cheese as a Christmas showstopper. Perfect for a veggie family, it also makes a great Boxing Day buffet centrepiece

  • Vegetarian wellington served on a plate

    Vegetarian wellington

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.27 ratings

    Create a vegetarian centrepiece with this meat-free wellington with beetroot, mushroom and butternut squash wrapped in pastry. It's ideal for a celebration

  • Vegetable stew with rice

    Spicy vegetable stew with coconut

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.17 ratings

    This tasty veggie dinner truly has it all – five of your 5-a-day, folate, fibre, vitamin C and iron. Serve with coconut yogurt and brown basmati rice.

  • Roast squash with goat's cheese & puy lentils served on an oval plate

    Roast squash with goat’s cheese & puy lentils

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.17 ratings

    Discover the joys of autumn with our roast squash served with soft goat's cheese, puy lentils and sage. It's a great seasonal recipe as the cold nights draw in

  • Mushroom buckwheat risotto

    Mushroom buckwheat risotto

    A star rating of 3.4 out of 5.6 ratings

    A filling veggie risotto using buckwheat and porcini mushrooms for a rich, earthy flavour

  • Sweetcorn beignets

    Sweetcorn beignets

    A star rating of 2.4 out of 5.3 ratings

    Serve these crunchy snacks as a canapé with salsa for dipping, or as a side dish with steak or roast chicken. They also make a great brunch dish with eggs, bacon or avocado

  • Vegetarian pies on a plate

    Balsamic lentil pies with vegetable mash

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.18 ratings

    Bake a comforting vegetarian version of shepherd's pie using lentils. The pies are rich in calcium, folate and iron as well as delivering three of your 5-a-day

  • Slow cooker aubergines

    Slow cooker aubergines

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.25 ratings

    An easy vegetarian slow cooker recipe, packed with summer flavours - ideal if you're busy, simply put it on in the morning and it'll be ready come supper time

  • A plate of mushroom and ricotta rice

    Wild mushroom & ricotta rice with rosemary & thyme

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.11 ratings

    Dried porcini mushrooms give this risotto-inspired dish an umami flavour hit, finished with creamy ricotta, grated hard cheese and herbs

  • California quinoa & avocado salad

    California quinoa & avocado salad

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.30 ratings

    The tahini and avocado combo in this dressing is totally addictive. If you have ripe avocados to use up, this is a winning recipe

  • Sweet potato parcel served on a board

    Sweet potato parcel

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.9 ratings

    Bake this moreish sweet potato parcel as a vegan Christmas Day centrepiece, enhanced with the festive flavours of sage and chestnuts

  • Chickpea fajitas

    Chickpea fajitas

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.20 ratings

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

  • Asparagus & new potato frittata

    Asparagus & new potato frittata

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.86 ratings

    A simple, low-calorie spring main that uses the season's finest ingredients and is ready in just 20 minutes

  • Miso aubergines

    Miso aubergines

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.39 ratings

    A really easy low-fat, low-calorie aubergine recipe with delicious umami flavours. This dish is so rich and meaty, it's hard to believe it's vegan!

  • Baked tomato & mozzarella orzo in a casserole dish

    Baked tomato & mozzarella orzo

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.90 ratings

    Combine red peppers, tomato, orzo and olives in a casserole dish to make this easy vegetarian one pot. The bubbling mozzarella topping is particularly special

  • One sticky tamarind tomato & spinach whirl

    Sticky tamarind tomato & spinach whirl

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    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

  • Dhal with fork on plate

    Spinach, sweet potato & lentil dhal

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.691 ratings

    A comforting vegan one-pot recipe that counts for 3 of your 5-a-day! You can't go wrong with this iron-rich, low-fat, low-calorie supper.

  • Baked ratatouille & goat’s cheese served in a dish

    Baked ratatouille & goat’s cheese

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.70 ratings

    Transform ratatouille into a bake with a layer of cheese sauce and you won't look back. It makes a great late summer dish and delivers three of your 5-a-day

  • Butternut chilli

    Butternut chilli

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.101 ratings

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

  • Smoky tofu tortillas

    Smoky tofu tortillas

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.17 ratings

    Smoked tofu adds protein to these vegetarian fajitas - pop on the table with corn or wheat wraps and watch them disappear

  • Nettle gnudi with wild pesto

    Nettle gnudi with wild pesto

    A star rating of 1 out of 5.1 rating

    These Italian dumplings are like light balls of ricotta gnocchi, or the filling for ravioli - use freshly foraged nettles for a simple sauce

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