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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.

30 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A healthy side dish of braised cabbage with rich spices - a perfect Sunday roast or Christmas dinner accompaniment.

55 mins
Easy
Vegan
27 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

This superhealthy curry side dish is a Punjabi staple. Deliciously spicy, it's also a good source of vitamin C

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
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27 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Combine celeriac and leek with mature cheddar for an indulgent Christmas side dish. A spoonful of mustard or horseradish stirred through the cream wouldn’t go amiss

2 hrs
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
24 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

This vibrant Persian side salad is studded with dried fruit, nuts and seeds and finished with crumbled feta - ideal to take along to a Christmas buffet

50 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
35 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Make this tasty Mexican rice to serve a crowd. Our recipe is vegan but if everyone you're cooking for eats meat, some chopped bacon in with the onions works well

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
29 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Dried mustard adds a slight heat to this sweet parsnip vegetarian side dish

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
25 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Don't spend Christmas morning peeling potatoes, make our freeze ahead roasties

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
47 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

This courgette salad is the perfect barbecue accompaniment

10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
3 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Combine cauliflower, fennel, bulgur wheat, nuts and pomegranate seeds to make this winter version of tabbouleh. It's delicious served as a side dish

20 mins
Vegetarian
23 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

With just 20 minutes preparation and no cooking time you'll be able to whip up this colourful avocado and bread salad in no time

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
6 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

If you're eating gluten-free or dairy-free, try this delicious dhal topped with spicy cauliflower as a filling dinner or as a smaller side dish

35 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
34 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

A take on a traditional Moroccan dish, this quick tagine will have you thinking of Arabian nights

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

This fresh and light salad makes an ideal summer evening supper

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

The secret to getting gloriously puffed-up Yorkshire puddings is to have the fat sizzling hot and don't open the oven door!

25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
25 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This superhealthy salad is the perfect summer side dish

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
41 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Put a new spin on the classic baked potato with this quick and tasty recipe

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
19 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This classic and well-loved Middle-Eastern dish is perfect to serve with fish

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
23 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Use a touch of harissa to liven up a healthy chickpea salad. It takes just 10 minutes to whip up and makes an ideal side dish for slow-cooked Greek lamb

10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
21 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Didn't think you could manage a soufflé? Try this simple step-by-step recipe and conquer a classic

45 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
36 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Lighter and healthier than Dauphinoise and just as impressive, perfect for a cold winter's night

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
25 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

This homemade pesto bread is a delicious accompaniment to Italian food

3 hrs
More effort
Vegetarian
21 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Serve these glazed sweet potatoes as a side dish at a barbecue, or turn them into a summer salad by tossing through handfuls of rocket or watercress

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Vegan
21 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Prep these roast potatoes in the morning, then put them in the oven an hour before serving. They make a traditional Sunday roast a bit more special

1 hr and 45 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
19 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

This indulgent gratin of squash with bay, thyme and nutmeg, plus a robust cheese sauce makes a great main or side dish

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
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