Stuck for original vegetarian dishes to cook this Easter? Here are 7 inspiring recipes for a meat-free feast, from caramelised garlic quiche to creamy vegetarian open lasagne and chunky ratatouille strata
Gather family and friends for a deliciously vegetarian Easter feast. Make a luxurious whole roasted cauliflower with juicy pomegranates and green lentils or serve up a spectacular open lasagne with grilled courgettes and dollops of creamy ricotta. Just remember to save space for Easter chocolates.
Four whole heads of caramelised garlic and blobs of soft goat's cheese sit neatly inside buttery shortcrust pastry in this spectacular quiche recipe. Slice up and serve with a fresh green salad. Get the recipe for caramelised garlic quiche.
A tasty filling of grated carrots, spinach, pine nuts and crumbly feta are baked together in crisp filo pastry to make this Middle Eastern inspired Easter lunch – and it’s really easy to make too. Get the recipe for feta and vegetable filo pie.
Toss grilled courgette with pesto, creamy ricotta and fresh lasagne sheets to make this trendy vegetarian lasagne recipe. Remember, you heard it here first. Get the recipe for courgette, spinach and ricotta open lasagne.
This vegetarian, gluten-free show-stopper is layer after layer of blushing beetroot slices and tangy goat's cheese. And it can be made in advance, so you can go on an egg hunt with the family instead of spending time in the kitchen for hours. Get the recipe for beetroot and goat's cheese terrine.
This moreish vegetarian pie, inspired by a traditional Russian kulebiaka, is packed with juicy mushrooms, rice and soft boiled eggs. You'll definitely want an extra slice of this perfect pie. Get the recipe for rice, mushroom and egg pastry roll.
Cauliflower makes fudgy chocolate cakes, tasty pizza crusts, surprisingly delicious porridge, and even gluten-free cheese toasties. But have you heard of a whole cauliflower roast? It's a show-stopping vegetarian dish that just happens to be vegan too. Get the recipe for spiced whole roasted cauliflower.
Pack individual pie dishes to the brim with roasted courgettes, aubergines, cherry tomatoes and crunchy sourdough croutons for a satisfying Easter meal. Swap parmesan for vegetarian hard cheese and you're sorted. Get the recipe for ratatouille strata.