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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

Cauliflower chaat

4.5

(2 ratings)

Make this spicy veggie cauliflower chaat to serve alongside a curry. Topped with pomegranate seeds, green chutney and yogurt, it makes a stunning side dish
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Charred courgettes, runner beans & ricotta

5

(3 ratings)

This vegetarian side dish of charred courgettes and runner beans sings summer and also has a small bite of hot chilli. It goes down well at barbecues
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Healthy pasta primavera

4.48

(25 ratings)

A healthy spaghetti dish full of broad beans, leeks and asparagus tips. Make the most of spring greens with this vibrant, filling pasta recipe
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Smoky roasted veg, marinated feta & lime

0

(0 ratings)

Give your vegetarian brunch a punch of big flavours, with cumin, lime and sweet smoked paprika. It takes a while to prep, but there’s little hands-on cooking time...
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Summer vegetable & pesto rose tart

4.333335

(9 ratings)

Spelt flour gives the pastry a nutty flavour which works so well with the pesto. Serve this stunning tart warm or cold and prepare for jaws to drop
  • 1 hour and 45 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Asparagus, chilli & feta farfalle

4.555555

(9 ratings)

A simple, budget pasta dish with a touch of chilli, squeeze of lemon and fresh basil. Add a drizzle of oil and sprinkling of feta cheese to serve
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Tex-Mex eggs

3.75

(4 ratings)

These speedy Tex-Mex eggs are an ideal veggie supper and pack in four of your five-a-day. Leaving the skin on the sweet potato adds texture and minimises waste
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Asparagus omelette

4

(2 ratings)

A quick and easy asparagus omelette that makes the most of seasonal greens. Serve up this veggie supper for two with pesto and crunchy seeds
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Nettle spanakopita

5

(3 ratings)

Using nettles instead of spinach gives the classic spanakopita a spring time twist. Young nettles are a sweet, nutritious and free alternative to spinach
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Courgette, jalapeño & feta nachos

5

(4 ratings)

We can't resist these simple spring nachos with courgette, punchy feta cheese and spicy jalapeño. They make a great sharing snack for a relaxed gathering...
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Pea & broad bean shakshuka

4.53846

(13 ratings)

We’ve turned a classic brunch shakshuka dish into more of a sharing main course by adding seasonal spring vegetables like peas, broad beans and asparagus...
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Slow cooker aubergines

4.23077

(13 ratings)

An easy vegetarian slow cooker recipe, packed with summer flavours - ideal if you're busy, simply put it on in the morning and it'll be ready come supper time...
  • 8 hours and 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Crunchy bulgur salad

4.666665

(3 ratings)

A vibrant summer salad with radishes, edamame beans, peppers, almonds and herbs, drizzled with a citrus dressing
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Charred baby aubergine & toasted quinoa salad

5

(1 rating)

A fresh summer salad that won't leave the veggies feeling left out come barbecue season. Grilled vegetables, herbs, quinoa and crunchy hazelnuts give a variety of gorgeous textures and flavours...
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Smoky aubergine tagine with lemon & apricots

3.962965

(27 ratings)

A fragrant tagine is perfect for summer entertaining, lighter than stew but just as satisfying with meaty aubergines and aromatic spices
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

West Indian sweet potato curry

4

(12 ratings)

Prepare this vegetarian curry in just 15 minutes. Packed with sweet potato, cabbage, tomatoes and red peppers, it contains all five of your five-a-day
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Guacamole & mango salad with black beans

4.391305

(23 ratings)

Get four of your five-a-day with this healthy salad of mango, avocado and beans. It's a nutritional powerhouse that's also vegan and gluten free...
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Spinach & blue cheese pizza

4.714285

(7 ratings)

This vegetarian pizza is super-quick to make because the base is yeast free. Packed with spinach, walnuts, mushrooms and blue cheese, it's super-tasty too...
  • 22 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Miso burgers with mint & pomegranate slaw

4.0625

(16 ratings)

If you're after some healthy vegetarian burgers look no further than these, made with chickpeas plus a delicious mint and pomegranate slaw on the side...
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Halloumi & beetroot open sandwich

4.666665

(3 ratings)

This simple veggie sandwich has a spoonful of hummus, slices of grilled halloumi and fresh beetroot. A filling, vibrant lunch to perk up your plate
  • 22 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Spelt pizza bianco with Jersey Royals

0

(0 ratings)

Spelt has a wonderful nutty flavour that works particularly well for pizza. This is a twist on classic comfort food, with Jersey Royal potatoes and herbs
  • 50 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Pappardelle with sorrel butter & pine nuts

0

(0 ratings)

This seasonal sorrel and pappardelle pasta dish is simple and uses just a handful of ingredients. It's ready in 20 minutes and makes a fresh veggie main...
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

One-pan nachos with black beans

0

(0 ratings)

Enjoy this colourful sharing dish with nachos, black beans, salsa, avocado and melted cheese. Everyone will enjoy digging into it straight from the pan
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

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