Spaghetti puttanesca with red beans and spinach on a plate

Vegetarian summer recipes

59 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

Spaghetti puttanesca with red beans & spinach

3.7

(5 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

Roasted asparagus & pea salad

5

(2 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

4.333335

(3 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

Huevos rancheros

5

(1 rating)

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

0

(0 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

Slow-roasted courgettes with fennel & orzo

3.75

(1 rating)

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

Veggie rainbow picnic pie

5

(2 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

Salted tomato salad

5

(1 rating)

Season tomatoes for up to half an hour before serving to amplify their flavour. This salad with onion and basil works brilliantly with our cumin-crusted lamb
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Cumin-spiced halloumi with corn & tomato slaw

4.041665

(6 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

Potato skin tacos

0

(0 ratings)

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

4.1875

(4 ratings)

Get all five 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

Spiced cauliflower hummus

5

(1 rating)

Spruce up a pot of shop-bought hummus with Bombay mix and a roasted cauliflower topping. Serve with pitta bread for perfect party food or as a savoury snack
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Griddled vegetables with melting aubergines

0

(0 ratings)

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
  • Vegetarian

Pepper & lemon spaghetti with basil & pine nuts

3.86111

(9 ratings)

Try this zesty pasta dish for a quick and healthy veggie lunch option. Low in calories, it provides fibre, vitamin C and iron and counts as two of your 5-a-day
  • 32 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Asparagus, pea & ricotta flatbreads

0

(0 ratings)

These flatbreads are bursting with clean, bright flavours. Combine creamy ricotta with vivid green asparagus and fresh peas for a dish that sings of summer
  • 45 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Mushroom hash with poached eggs

4.125

(8 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

Tempura veg hot dogs

4.375

(2 ratings)

Try this vegetarian take on hot dogs with an Asian-style twist. Tempura veg adds texture and taste, contrasting with unctuous chilli jam and mayo
  • 25 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Roasted feta

2.5

(1 rating)

Try this simple way to cook with feta. Using just four ingredients – feta, veg antipasti, lemon and pitta bread – you can serve up a delicious lunch for two...
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Chipotle corn salad

4

(1 rating)

Excite your tastebuds with a salad combining sweetcorn, cherry tomatoes, macadamia nuts and avocado with a kick of chipotle chilli. Ideal for a barbecue
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Potato & turmeric focaccia

5

(1 rating)

Try this twist on a traditional foccacia with a topping of potato, turmeric and rosemary. It takes a little effort, but you'll be well rewarded for your time...
  • 50 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Charred broccoli & cheat’s romesco toast

0

(0 ratings)

Make a speedy version of romesco sauce with its famous almond and red pepper flavours. Serve on sourdough and add broccoli for a colourful, vegetarian lunch
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Mexican egg roll

5

(4 ratings)

Turn a one-egg omelette into a wrap and slather on some salsa for a low-carb alternative to a flatbread or sandwich. A quick and easy vegetarian snack
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

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