Bowl of couscous and tomato salad

Vegetarian side recipes

Accompany your main with a selection of vibrant veggie side dishes. Choose from fresh salads, potato gratins, couscous dishes, roasted vegetables and more.

106 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Make a fresh and colourful Greek salad in no time. It's great with grilled meats at a barbecue, or on its own as a veggie main

15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Make this giant couscous and tomato salad as a summer side. Zhoug is a spicy, bright green Middle Eastern sauce that brings this dish alive

20 mins
Easy
Vegan
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304 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
61 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Satisfying and superhealthy, enjoy at room temperature as part of a meze, or on top of toasted sourdough

2 hrs and 20 mins
Easy
Vegan
113 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Nutritious spinach makes the base for this traditional, healthy Indian side dish, combined with potato and spices

25 mins
Easy
Vegan
224 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
106 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

A flavour-packed, unusual salad that's delicious warm or cold - works really well as part of a buffet

40 mins
Easy
Vegan
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Enjoy this simple spinach side dish with Spanish-style chicken dishes. Toasted almonds work well, too

15 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
26 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Pulse cauliflower in a food processor to make cauliflower couscous or an easy rice-like side dish that's much lower GI and ready in just 10 minutes

10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
69 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Serve your crispy onion bhajis with cooling cucumber and mint raita as a snack, or eat alongside a homemade Indian curry. You'll be surprised by how easy they are to make

50 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
59 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

This colourful dish will complement any festive main course. Toss any leftovers with a drizzle of olive oil and serve with cold cuts, pâté or cheese

50 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Enjoy slow-cooked vine tomatoes with garlic as a summer side dish. Woody herbs like thyme, rosemary or bay can also be added to flavour the oil

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
142 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Capture the flavours of summer in this simple, hearty couscous salad. With fried halloumi, vine tomatoes and courgettes, it's perfect for an al fresco lunch

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
47 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Our classic potato salad recipe is the perfect barbecue side dish, great for picnic spreads or paired with roast leftovers. Try our easy, versatile recipe

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Serve roasted spiced carrots on a deliciously creamy, cool bed of thick labneh (strained yogurt). In this recipe you can make your own labneh

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
62 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

What can be better than a side of creamy, nutmeg-infused spinach? Perfect to accompany any roast and especially good at Christmas

25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Try something different with your Sunday roast this weekend with these garlic and rosemary hasselback potatoes. Using same-sized potatoes will help them cook through evenly

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
61 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A 15-minute supper that calls for just five ingredients and won't leave you feeling stuffed!

15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
48 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Enjoy Bombay potatoes as a brilliant side dish to an epic feast. These Indian-style potatoes made with nuggets of juicy tomato are super-easy to make, spicy and moreish

40 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
48 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Evoke the Middle East with our veggie harissa cauliflower pilaf with a heady combination of fruit, nuts and spice. Cook it in the oven for lovely fluffy rice

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
Vegan
51 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Serve this vegetarian Indian chickpea curry as a main meal or side dish. It's gluten-free, good for you and freezable so you can save any leftovers.

50 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Dress this courgette and halloumi salad while everything is still fairly warm, then the courgettes will soak up the flavours of the caper and lemon dressing

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
47 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Serve up these crisp vegan samosas as a tasty starter or side dish with your favourite curry. They also make great buffet food for your next party.

1 hr and 40 mins
More effort
Vegan
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Enjoy this cumin-roasted broccoli with preserved lemon yogurt as a vibrant side dish. It's a beautiful combination of spices, textures and colours

55 mins
More effort
Healthy
Vegetarian
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