Create a marvellous meat-free spread this year with these inspired vegetarian recipes
A great meat-free alternative to Christmas turkey, this delicious nut roast is stuffed with cranberries, walnuts, cashews and pine nuts. See recipe for parsnip & cranberry nut roast.
If you fancy something a little different to the traditional nut roast this Christmas, your veggie guests will love this warming winter pie that’s packed with mushrooms and soft cheese. See recipe for luxury vegetarian puff pie.
Even the most devoted of carnivores will struggle to resist this mouth-watering chestnut and caramelised onion tart – it’s a good job this recipe serves eight. See recipe for tasty festive chestnut tart.
Great for a dinner party or a light savoury treat, these wild mushroom tartlets with crème fraîche couldn’t be simpler to make. See recipe for wild mushroom tartlets.
Ready in 15 minutes, this simple and light mushroom and goat’s cheese salad is the perfect easy starter. Or serve up as a nice light side dish to balance out the heavier components of the Christmas lunch. See recipe for jewelled mushroom salad.
These crisp veggie pies are packed with Mediterranean flavours including spinach, ricotta and toasted pine nuts. Serve with a herb salad for a sophisticated lunch or light dinner. See recipe for lentil, ricotta & spinach parcels.
If you’re hosting a Christmas or New Year’s party this year, whip up these fresh canapés made with tangy stilton mixed with soft cheese, served on crisp veg with a chopped chive garnish. See recipe for Christmas stilton bites.
Chicory provides a fresh and crunchy edible shell for a moreish mix of pecans and cambozola – another great party guest pleaser. See recipe for cambozola, chicory & cranberry canapés.
Your vegetarian guests may not partake in your sausage roll party bites, but that shouldn’t mean missing out. This delicious veggie alternative will keep everyone happy.
Been landed with a surplus of cheese this year? This recipe is designed to use up the odds and ends from your festive cheeseboard to create a gloriously indulgent baked soufflé. See recipe for cheeseboard soufflé.
Another clever vegetarian alternative to a meaty classic, this cheesy pate with a pistachio crunch really packs a punch. See recipe for stilton paté.
A few ingredients and a quick whizz in the blender is all that’s required to make this artichoke pate. Perfect for an impromptu Christmas gathering. See recipe for quick zesty paté.