No meat, no problem. Win at the dinner party thing with these stunners

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Image: 7 amazing veggie dinner party dishes that will please meat-eaters too (yes, really)

Via: Sainsbury's Magazine/Photo: Brett Stevens

With meat-free meals like this, you’re sure to please even the most devout carnivore. And there’s not a piece of tofu in sight. Promise. 

 

1. Sweet potato galettes

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Sweet potato galettes

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With a tang of goat’s cheese and soft nuttiness of sweet potatoes, you can trust these as a winning starter.

 

2. Herby stuffed field mushrooms

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Herby stuffed mushrooms

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If you’re going to treat your dinner party like the MasterChef final and want to cook two dishes, how about Ghillie James's stuffed mushrooms? They're creamy, filling, and equally good served with steak or lamb.

 

3. Parmesan shortbreads

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Parmesan shortbreads with mozzarella, cherry tomatoes and pesto

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These buttery shortbread stars topped with mozzarella and roasted tomatoes are almost too pretty to eat. Almost. 

 

4. Papperdelle with mushroom and sage

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Pappardelle with mushrooms

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A 30-minute meal to impress (yes, you read that right), this rich mushroom and crispy sage pappardelle is simple to make and oh-so-luxurious. 

 

5. Tomato and goat's cheese tart

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Tomato and goat's cheese galette

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Oozing goat’s cheese, sweet tomato slices and flaky, buttery pastry. Need we say more about this tremendous tart?

 

7. Double-baked cheese soufflés

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Double-baked cheese souffle with marmalade red cabage

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If you really want to impress your guests, it’s time to lose your fear of the soufflé. This recipe uses red cabbage marmalade to add a good kick of fruity sweetness.

 

8. Tomato and rosemary pearl barley risotto

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Tomato and rosemary pearl barley risotto

Via: Sainsbury's Magazine/Photo: Karen Thomas

Everyone needs a foolproof risotto recipe in their repertoire, and this one has the added bonus of pearl barley and ricotta.