Spinach and ricotta gnocchi in a bowl with rocket salad

Vegetarian main course recipes

47 Recipes

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

Spinach & nutmeg cannelloni

4.23077

(13 ratings)

Stuff rolled lasagne sheets with creamy spinach and ricotta and bake with tomato and mascarpone sauces for a filling vegetarian meal
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Triple cheese & aubergine lasagne

5

(7 ratings)

Fill sheets of pasta with tomato, aubergine and ricotta for a delicious vegetarian main - perfect for feeding a crowd
  • 2 hours and 45 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Polenta & mushroom tart

4.214285

(14 ratings)

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

Winter warmer hearty risotto

3.5

(8 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
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Roasted cauliflower & hazelnut carbonara

4.17073

(41 ratings)

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

Fennel & lemon risotto

4.591835

(49 ratings)

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

Paneer with broccoli & sesame

4.2

(10 ratings)

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

Courgette carpaccio

5

(4 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
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Build-your-own-bruschettas

4.2

(5 ratings)

Pick your favourite toppings and serve up a fun light supper, suitable for veggies and non-veggies
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Indian winter soup

4.636365

(22 ratings)

This warming winter soup is high in fibre, low in fat and can be frozen for ultimate convenience
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Vegetarian club

4.69565

(23 ratings)

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

Pistou soup

2.5

(2 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
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Lentil ragu

4.2948

(173 ratings)

Struggle to get your five-a-day? This superhealthy ragu will get you four steps closer and can be frozen for extra convenience
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

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