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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

Goan-style vegetable curry with kitchari

4

(9 ratings)

Eat all 5 of your 5-a-day in one delicious curry, served with brown rice and lentils. It's healthy, vegan, gluten-free and provides vitamin C and iron, too...
  • 50 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

5

(1 rating)

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

Salted tomato salad

5

(2 ratings)

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

Pepper & lemon spaghetti with basil & pine nuts

3.842105

(19 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

Tempura veg hot dogs

4.5

(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

Chipotle corn salad

4.75

(4 ratings)

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

(7 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

Barley & broad bean risotto

5

(4 ratings)

Swap rice for pearl barley to make this broad bean risotto with ricotta and herbs. It's easy to prepare and makes an easy midweek meal that's full of flavour...
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Feta & peach couscous

4.77778

(9 ratings)

Grab just four ingredients to make this easy, light lunch and enjoy a taste of summer. The combination of peaches, feta, couscous and mixed seeds is moreish
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Saag paneer

4.09091

(22 ratings)

An Indian dish with plenty of flavour, saag paneer is a well-loved vegetarian side. It's rich in calcium and folate from the spinach and is gluten-free too...
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Roast aubergines with yogurt & harissa

4.75

(4 ratings)

Looking for a simple side or starter that delivers on taste? Look no further than roast aubergines with yogurt and harissa. It's vegetarian and gluten free...
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Tofu with chilli & greens

3.8

(5 ratings)

Make a midweek meal that's quick, simple and good for you. The tofu and pak choi are richly flavoured with a soy dressing and served on a bed of rice...
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Okra with tomato sauce & couscous

4

(3 ratings)

Try this easy vegetarian dish that makes the most of storecupboard tomatoes by adding the unctuous texture of okra. Serve with couscous, feta or yogurt
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Green masala eggs

4.333335

(3 ratings)

Serve these fragrant, spiced eggs for a simple, meat-free meal. It's perfect for busy weeknights and the mix of rice and protein is light yet filling...
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Grilled aubergine, watermelon & sesame salad

4.5

(2 ratings)

Combine aubergine, watermelon, black rice and feta to make this quirky summer salad. It's topped with shards of sesame brittle for added drama and texture...
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Fennel spaghetti

4

(6 ratings)

Low fat and low calorie, this fennel spaghetti is a healthy vegetarian meal for two. Make it as an easy midweek meal and garnish with parsley and parmesan
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

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