Roasted carrots with goat's cheese recipe

Vegetarian starter recipes

26 Recipes

Meat-free starters such as halloumi and watermelon salad.

Broccoli & potato croquettes

4.375

(2 ratings)

These crunchy croquettes are both a stealthy way to get more vegetables into your kids as well as a great vegetarian party nibble
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Charred chicory cups & walnut brittle

0

(0 ratings)

Sweet and salty, hot and sharp, these canapés make a great light snack or casual starter. The brittle is delicious on its own, make twice as much and serve it on the side
  • 55 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Supergreen soup with yogurt & pine nuts

5

(1 rating)

A simple low-fat soup that's a fresh new way to use a bag of mixed leaves - it's rich in vitamin C, fibre, folate and calcium too...
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Warm artichoke, blood orange & feta salad

3.75

(2 ratings)

This warm winter salad has it all: colour, flavour and texture. Sweet blood oranges, sharp feta and nutty Jerusalem artichokes combine to create a beautiful side or seasonal meze
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Moroccan chickpea soup

4.578475

(223 ratings)

Try something different for vegetarians with Moroccan chickpea soup
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Minestrone in minutes

4.371875

(80 ratings)

Whip up a main-meal soup in next to no time, perfect for a quick lunch and ready in just 10 minutes
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Artichokes & herby olive sauce

3.75

(1 rating)

Delicious and simple, this striking Mediterranean starter is easier to prepare than you might think
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Baked stuffed Romano peppers

4.166665

(21 ratings)

Serve this as a light veggie supper with crusty bread, or as a side with grilled chicken or fish
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Stuffed mushroom bruschettas

3.875

(8 ratings)

The big mushrooms cook to a moist meatiness under their cloak of peppers and melting goat’s cheese, a veggie dish anyone will enjoy.
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Wild mushroom tartlets

4.72596

(52 ratings)

Delicious tartlets, perfect for a buffet or light appetiser, just choose your own mix of mushrooms to make it your own
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Honeyed winter salad

4.666665

(30 ratings)

Bring summer to winter with this fresh salad - it contains 3 of your 5-a-day too
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Mexican bean salad

4.71

(25 ratings)

Not one to leave your tummy rumbling, this filling salad really hits the spot and has a spicy kick
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Stuffed courgette rolls

3.625

(18 ratings)

Try Gordon Ramsay's take on Italian antipasti - tantalise your palate with this no-cook starter
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Spicy roasted parsnip soup

4.62342

(158 ratings)

Aromatic flavours transform the ordinary parsnip into a delicious warming soup
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Make-ahead mushroom soufflés

4.419645

(28 ratings)

A soufflé to start always gives your dinner party a 'wow' factor and this make-ahead recipe gives you more time to be the perfect host
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Butternut & harissa houmous

4.425

(10 ratings)

Roast pumpkin with plenty of garlic then blitz into a Moroccan-style dip with spicy harissa and sesame paste
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Three-cheese soufflés

5

(2 ratings)

With a double layer of goat's cheese and a coating of cream, these bistro-style bakes are authentically rich
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Spiced parsnip & cauliflower soup

4.444445

(9 ratings)

Batch cook this healthy vegetable soup then pack into lunchboxes and freeze - it's spiced with coriander, fennel, turmeric and ginger
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Seeded flatbreads

4

(1 rating)

Moroccan-style breads with nigella and sesame seeds, great for wrapping and dipping
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Mini creamy mushroom pies

5

(2 ratings)

Individual party pies with vegetarian garlicky filling, flavoured with caraway for a Scandinavian feel
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

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