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.

6 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Pack all five of your 5-a-day into one healthy vegan dish. Flavoured with garlic, lemon and herbs, it's delicious griddled on the hob or cooked on the barbecue

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Use sweet peppers to make these flavourful pakoras. They're traditionally made for the Indian festival, Holi, stuffed with spiced potatoes

50 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
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94 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This goes with so many family dishes, such as chilli con carne, soups, salads and barbecues

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

This salad is delicious served with grills, or serve with couscous for a veggie lunch

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
62 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

These make a delicious change to steamed or boiled potatoes - they can be made ahead and finished on the stove top

1 hr
Easy
Vegetarian
59 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Make this tasty salsa in just 5 minutes with tomatoes, onion, garlic, lime, coriander and white wine vinegar

5 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
97 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

These smoky, spiced potatoes are a great accompaniment for white fish or chicken

45 mins
Easy
Vegan
61 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Throw together a deliciously tangy and superhealthy couscous salad in just 10 minutes

10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
43 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

An Indian dish with plenty of flavour, saag paneer is a well-loved vegetarian side dish. It's rich in calcium and folate from the spinach and is gluten-free, too

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
71 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Get the kids cooking with this simple coleslaw - they'll be keen to eat it if they've helped out

10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
55 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

An utterly irresistable creamy potato side dish with very few ingredients but oozing with flavour, try our ultimate gratin daphinois

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
49 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

This vegetarian dish, with chickpeas, spiced greens, and yogurt, is halfway between chana masala and saag bhaji - a great side to curries

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
55 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

These herby tear-and-share bread rolls have mozzarella and sun-dried tomatoes baked into them - perfect for a picnic or for dipping into soup

1 hr and 20 mins
More effort
Vegetarian
50 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Want to jazz up your traditional Christmas lunch, but still keep Gran happy? This is the one for you

1 hr and 40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
54 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

A quick and easy salad that teams well with chicken, lamb and tofu. Of have it as a barbecue extra

15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
49 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A fresh and colourful salad to brighten up any barbecue or buffet - no matter what the weather

15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
58 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

A great accompaniment to cooked meats, cold or hot.

1 hr and 55 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
40 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

If you're sick of the same old Christmas sides, perk up your parsnips with some celeriac

1 hr
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
57 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Don't call the Chinese takeaway – make your own egg-fried rice. Use leftover rice, or cook and dry it on a plate before using so it doesn't stick to the wok

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
53 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

A creamy supper dish that's cooked in one pot, and is easily made vegetarian

1 hr and 45 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
38 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

This couscous makes a delicious accompaniment to lamb tagine and any other Moroccan style spicy dish

10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
135 ratings 3.6 out of 5 star rating

Cheap and dead easy to make - stuff our simple falafels into warm pittas with salad, or serve with couscous and hummus

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
113 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

Choose a glossy, plump aubergine to make this warming vegetarian main course

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

Enjoy these moreish spring onion and feta cornbread scones warm with a spicy chipotle butter. Eat them on their own, or with your favourite soup and salads

50 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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