Mint, basil and peach salad with quinoa in a bowl

Vegetarian summer recipes

75 Recipes

We've got vibrant vegetarian recipes for summer using fresh, seasonal flavours, whether you want elegant fine dining or a relaxed meal with friends

Mint & basil griddled peach salad

4

(1 rating)

This vegan salad makes a healthy and filling meal, providing 4 of your 5-a-day. Enjoy hearty quinoa, creamy avocado and juicy griddled peaches
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Spaghetti puttanesca with red beans & spinach

4.1

(10 ratings)

Get four of your 5-a-day with this healthy vegan puttanesca. With spaghetti, kidney beans, tomatoes, olives and spinach, it's quick, easy and full of nutrients...
  • 27 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Veggie Indian burger

1

(1 rating)

Add Indian flavours to veggie burgers with raita, mango chutney, coriander and Bombay mix for a fruity and crunchy twist. They're perfect for summer dining...
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Sweetcorn fritters with eggs & black bean salsa

4.285715

(7 ratings)

Get 4 of your 5-a-day in this healthy brunch dish. This recipe makes four servings – save half for another day if you're following our Healthy Diet Plan...
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Roasted asparagus & pea salad

4.8

(5 ratings)

Whip up this quick and healthy asparagus, pea and egg salad and you'll get plenty of nutrients including vitamin C and iron, plus three of your 5-a-day...
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Tomato, burrata & broad bean salad

4.5

(6 ratings)

Chop up tomatoes, toss with salt, top with creamy burrata and slather with a broad bean-flecked salsa verde to make this simple yet super-tasty salad
  • 27 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Halloumi & quinoa fattoush

5

(2 ratings)

With griddled halloumi, toasted pitta pieces, grains, tomatoes, dill and mint, this Middle Eastern-inspired salad makes a speedy and satisfying lunch for four
  • 17 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Huevos rancheros

4.57143

(7 ratings)

Enjoy this Mexican-inspired vegetarian brunch of egg, tomato, avocado, kidney beans and cheese, on top of tortilla. It's spicy, filling and full of flavour...
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Stuffed rainbow baguette

4.5

(2 ratings)

Fill a baguette with hummus, pesto and colourful veg such as beetroot, red pepper, carrot and green leaves to make this vegetarian rainbow sandwich
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Caponata bake

4

(1 rating)

This healthy, comforting veggie bake is topped with cheesy potato slices and packs in all 5 of your 5-a-day, along with calcium, vitamin C, iron and fibre
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Rustic beans & spinach with garlic yogurt

3

(4 ratings)

Enjoy all 5 of your 5-a-day in one tasty, gluten-free vegetarian stew, topped with garlic yogurt and paprika. You'll also get a dose of calcium, folate, fibre, vitamin C and iron...
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Green bean parsley pesto gnocchi

5

(1 rating)

Whizz up your own parsley, lemon and cashew nut pesto to coat gnocchi and green beans in this 13-minute supper, that's ideal for busy weeknights...
  • 13 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Apple & penne slaw with walnuts

3

(2 ratings)

Try a fresh twist on the classic pasta salad with a tangy, veggie yogurt-based dressing, plus apples, walnuts and chickpeas. It's a healthy, low-calorie lunch option that provides 3 of your 5-a-day...
  • 27 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Veggie rainbow picnic pie

5

(4 ratings)

Packed with veggies, feta and egg, this vegetarian pastry is part tortilla, part pie. Bursting with summer colours, it'll provide the wow factor at any picnic...
  • 2 hours and 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Chipotle gazpacho

0

(0 ratings)

Liven up your lunch with this easy, no-cook chipotle gazpacho soup. It's not only delicious but healthy too, delivering three of your 5-a-day and packed with vitamin C...
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Cumin-spiced halloumi with corn & tomato slaw

3.857145

(7 ratings)

Tuck into a super-healthy veggie dinner that's packed with flavour and freshness. We've topped a creamy, zesty coleslaw with pan-fried golden halloumi slices...
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Mushroom hash with poached eggs

4.384615

(13 ratings)

Get three of your 5-a-day before midday with this nutritious brunch recipe. Mushrooms are a good source of zinc, a key nutrient for maintaining healthy skin
  • 27 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Asparagus & lemon spaghetti with peas

3.25

(4 ratings)

This healthy, vegan pasta dish is ready in under 20 minutes. It's low calorie and provides 3 of your 5-a-day along with fibre, vitamin C and iron...
  • 19 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Potato skin tacos

5

(1 rating)

Load up these spicy, cheesy potatoes with avocado and onion salad for a quick and easy veggie dish in under 30 minutes. Great as a midweek meal for two
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Egyptian courgettes with dukkah sprinkle

3.625

(8 ratings)

Get four of your 5-a-day in one vegan dinner! This easy recipe is healthy and gluten-free, and provides calcium, folate, fibre, vitamin C and iron
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Slow-roasted courgettes with fennel & orzo

4

(3 ratings)

Roast whole courgettes over tomatoes, bay, fennel and chilli for a fabulous taste that pairs well with saffron-spiked orzo - a sumptuous summertime supper
  • 2 hours and 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

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