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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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  • Yaki udon

    Yaki udon

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.45 ratings

    These thick wheat noodles with mushrooms and cabbage are made for slurping - a lovely low-fat, low-calorie vegetarian supper

  • Eggs Florentine pizza

    Eggs Florentine pizza

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.4 ratings

    Follow our easy recipe to make your own pizza dough, top with spinach and mozzarella and finish with an egg cracked in the centre

  • Spinach & nutmeg cannelloni

    Spinach & nutmeg cannelloni

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.22 ratings

    Stuff rolled lasagne sheets with creamy spinach and ricotta and bake with tomato and mascarpone sauces for a filling vegetarian meal

  • Triple cheese & aubergine lasagne

    Triple cheese & aubergine lasagne

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.14 ratings

    Fill sheets of pasta with tomato, aubergine and ricotta for a delicious vegetarian main - perfect for feeding a crowd

  • Polenta & mushroom tart

    Polenta & mushroom tart

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.24 ratings

    This pretty vegetarian main is made from quick-cook cheesy polenta topped with mushrooms, mozzarella, rocket and balsamic vinegar

  • Winter warmer hearty risotto

    Winter warmer hearty risotto

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.10 ratings

    This butternut squash, pea and sweetcorn risotto is a vegetarian one-pot that kids will love - a great way to get in 3 of their 5 a day

  • Roasted cauliflower & hazelnut carbonara

    Roasted cauliflower & hazelnut carbonara

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.58 ratings

    Stir roasted cauliflower, hazelnuts, eggs, double cream and thyme into penne pasta for a vegetarian version of the classic carbonara

  • Tandoori paneer skewers with mango salsa

    Tandoori paneer skewers with mango salsa

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.6 ratings

    This quick vegetarian main is perfect for weeknights - grill skewers of paneer cheese and veg, then serve with a fruity avocado salsa

  • Fennel & lemon risotto

    Fennel & lemon risotto

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.89 ratings

    This new way with risotto makes an easy supper for two. For a non-veggie option, just add a few cooked, peeled prawns

  • Wild mushroom & chestnut cottage pie

    Wild mushroom & chestnut cottage pie

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.19 ratings

    Use penny buns or mixed wild mushrooms for this rich and earthy vegetarian recipe

  • Paneer with broccoli & sesame

    Paneer with broccoli & sesame

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.12 ratings

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

  • Courgette carpaccio

    Courgette carpaccio

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.9 ratings

    A simple salad that looks stunning on the plate. A mix of courgette colours, fragrant mint and salty ricotta salata make this a feast for the senses

  • Build-your-own-bruschettas

    Build-your-own-bruschettas

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.5 ratings

    Pick your favourite toppings and serve up a fun light supper, suitable for veggies and non-veggies

  • Indian winter soup

    Indian winter soup

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.36 ratings

    This warming winter soup is high in fibre, low in fat and can be frozen for ultimate convenience

  • Vegetarian club

    Vegetarian club

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.30 ratings

    Give the traditional layered sandwich a meat-free twist by combining hummus with healthy tomato, watercress and carrot

  • Pistou soup

    Pistou soup

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.4 ratings

    Make the pesto a day ahead and keep covered in the fridge, ready to top this healthy French vegetable soup from Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons

  • Lentil ragu

    Lentil ragu

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.258 ratings

    Struggle to get your five-a-day? This superhealthy ragu will get you four steps closer and can be frozen for extra convenience

  • Shallot tarte tatin with goat's cheese

    Shallot tarte tatin with goat's cheese

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.37 ratings

    James Martin's easy, rustic cheese and onion tart is sure to become a weekend favourite

  • Slow-roasted tomato & gruyère tart

    Slow-roasted tomato & gruyère tart

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.28 ratings

    Slow-roasting tomatoes will intensify their flavour and sweetness. Serve warm for best results

  • Chard, sweet potato & peanut stew

    Chard, sweet potato & peanut stew

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.53 ratings

    Use whatever greens you have for this nutty, sweet stew. Serve on its own in bowls, or with rice

  • Veggie shepherd's pie in dish with spoon

    Veggie shepherd's pie with sweet potato mash

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.648 ratings

    The secret to this shepherd's pie filling is to choose big carrots so they don’t lose their texture when cooked

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