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Plan a meal with one of these meat-free starters. From crispy bruschetta to vegetable soups and spicy arancini, we've got plenty of delicious plant-based inspiration.

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  • Burrata bruschetta dressed with beans and radishes, on a white surface

    Burrata bruschetta

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.5 ratings

    Try a new twist on bruschetta, topped with burrata, broad beans, sugar snap peas, radish, mint and chilli. It makes a fab lunch or starter for a dinner party

  • Salt-baked beetroot with feta & pickled onions

    Salt-baked beetroot with feta & pickled onions

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    The salt crust really intensifies the natural flavour of the beetroot as it steams in its own juices, seasoning it as it cooks

  • Broccoli & potato croquettes

    Broccoli & potato croquettes

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.9 ratings

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

  • Gyoza on plate with dipping sauce

    Vegetable gyoza

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.5 ratings

    Try our take on veggie gyoza. These dumplings can be cooked from frozen and easily adapted with your own fillings. You can also use shop-bought gyoza skins

  • Arancini balls served with a dip

    Arancini balls

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.16 ratings

    Adapt these arancini rice balls to your liking: add fresh herbs, sundried tomatoes or chopped ham. You can also make the balls from leftover cold risotto

  • Herbed broad bean & feta crostini with asparagus on a plate

    Herbed broad bean & feta crostini with asparagus

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Make the most of seasonal broad beans during the summer months and make this vibrant bean and feta crostini. Ideal as a starter, simply top with asparagus

  • Quinoa, goat’s cheese & peach salad served on a plate

    Quinoa, goat’s cheese & peach salad

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.1 rating

    Make this tabbouleh-inspired quinoa, chard, goat's cheese and grilled peach salad as something different for lunch. It's full of textures and fresh flavours

  • 5-veg creamy tomato soup with marmite and spinach pinwheels

    Healthy tomato soup

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.11 ratings

    Enjoy this vegetable-packed tomato soup for a lovely light family meal, with leftovers for the next day. Serve with bread or our Cheese, Marmite & spinach pinwheels

  • Shaved fennel & radish salad with pickled peaches served on a plate

    Shaved fennel & radish salad with pickled peaches

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.1 rating

    Celebrate fennel season in mid-summer with this delightful side salad. It's made with radishes, shavings of lancashire cheese, basil, mint and pickled peaches

  • Baked feta with sesame & honey served in a small terracotta dish

    Baked feta with sesame & honey

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.15 ratings

    Combine the flavours of salty cheese and sweet honey to create a dish that’s so much more than the sum of its parts. Rich and decadent, serve with warm pitta

  • Cheese-stuffed garlic dough balls on a wooden board with a tomato sauce dip alongside

    Cheese-stuffed garlic dough balls with a tomato sauce dip

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.14 ratings

    Impress family and friends with the ultimate sharing starter: cheesy, moreish garlic dough balls. With a tomato-based dipping sauce, they make an ideal addition to any Italian-inspired menu

  • Buffalo cauliflower served with ranch dip and celery sticks

    Buffalo cauliflower

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.20 ratings

    Make 'buffalo cauliflower' for a veggie take on the spicy American classic. Served with a ranch dip, it makes an excellent Friday night sharing treat

  • Charred chicory cups & walnut brittle

    Charred chicory cups & walnut brittle

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    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

  • Two bowls of creamy carrot soup with garlicky seeded croutons

    Creamy carrot soup

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.5 ratings

    Make a comforting starter or lunch in no time with our easy creamy carrot soup, topped with garlicky seeded croutons. Quick and simple, it takes just 30 minutes to make

  • Supergreen soup with yogurt & pine nuts

    Supergreen soup with yogurt & pine nuts

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.5 ratings

    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

  • Cherry bruschetta

    Cherry bruschetta

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.3 ratings

    Ripe sweet cherries, creamy ricotta and salty prosciutto combine beautifully on these little toasts - the perfect nibble for a summer party

  • Creamy artichoke soup with Parmesan skins

    Creamy artichoke soup with Parmesan skins

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.11 ratings

    Artichoke makes this soup ultra silky and the crispy skins add a hit of crunch and flavour - perfect as a starter for dinner with friends

  • Warm artichoke, blood orange & feta salad

    Warm artichoke, blood orange & feta salad

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.6 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

  • Moroccan chickpea soup

    Moroccan chickpea soup

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.300 ratings

    Try something different for vegetarians with Moroccan chickpea soup

  • Minestrone in minutes

    Minestrone in minutes

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.107 ratings

    Whip up a hearty bowl of soup in next to no time, perfect for a quick lunch or warming supper

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