Mint, basil and peach salad with quinoa in a bowl

Vegetarian summer 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

13 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star 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
Vegan
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Make the most of al fresco dining with a vegetable platter with flatbreads and a lovely mustard and dill dip. It's a perfect sharing platter in summer

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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18 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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
Vegan
6 ratings 3.0 out of 5 star 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
15 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Unlock the flavours of cauliflower with a red pepper, olive and caper salsa, topped with almonds. Healthy and vegan, it makes a tasty light lunch or supper

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
8 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

This quick lunch option contains 3 of your 5-a-day and makes great fuel for exercise. Homemade wraps are easy to make and are much tastier than shop-bought.

16 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Make some healthy, hearty vegan burgers layered with avocado and served with a fresh crunchy carrot and cucumber salad alongside. They're full of goodness

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
3 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Make our take on Tuscan malfatti – spinach and ricotta dumplings that look a bit like large, roughly formed gnocchi. Serve coated in an aromatic sage butter and plenty of cheese

35 mins
Vegetarian
19 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

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

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Enjoy these glorious roast aubergines with tomato rice and feta for a summer supper or al fresco lunch. You could also barbecue the aubergines, if you like

2 hrs and 10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
16 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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
1 rating 2.0 out of 5 star rating

Fire up the barbecue to make our broccoli, cauliflower and halloumi and couscous dish. It's an easy summertime supper suitable for the whole family

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

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
Gluten-free
14 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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
24 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star 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
8 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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
8 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star 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
5 ratings 3.4 out of 5 star rating

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
Gluten-free
11 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Share this veggie avocado, broccoli and sesame rice salad with a friend or partner for an easy supper. Full of flavour, you'll also get 3 of your 5-a-day

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
9 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star 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
8 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

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
6 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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 hrs and 25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
4 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Plate up a dish filled with colour with grilled veg, tomatoes, cannellini beans, pesto and pine nuts. Packed with textures, the dish is vegan and healthy

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
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