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Whether you’re a committed vegetarian or just want to eat more meat-free meals, these top 10 vegetarian recipes will have you covered.

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1. Roast Squash & Feta Couscous 

enamel tray filed with roast squash and feta couscous

Our delicious roast squash and feta couscous recipe as featured in Cosmopolitan just couldn’t be easier! Low fuss, big flavour and meat free – grab the recipe here. 

2. Gluten Free Cheese Scones 

small pile of gluten free cheese scones with a block of mustard seed speckled cheddar cheese and pot of ploughman's chutney with a spoon

Skipping the gluten needn’t mean missing out of freshly baked, soft, fluffy warm cheese scones straight from the oven – smother in lashings of butter and serve with yes… even more cheese! Get the recipe here. 

3. Immune Booster Smoothie

close up view inside the top of a glass of green smoothie with stripy yellow and white paper straw

I mean seriously this smoothie is BURSTING with goodness! Iron, calcium, magnesium, potassium, folate and vitamin A from the spinach.

A punch of vitamin A,C and E from the kiwi. Vitamin B6 and C along with manganese, potassium and biotin from the banana.

And a healthy dose of good bacteria from the natural yogurt. This is one recipe you’ll be needing – grab it here

4. Veggie Pasties

A pile of vegetable pasties lying on hessian sack on the blossom petal speckled grass. A silver thermos flask and red and white star napkin are alongside the pasties

Our simple veggie pastie recipe as featured in The Express  is perfect for picnics, packed lunches or just with a dollop of ketchup and a cup of tea.

Simple pleasures!  These pasties are also nice with a spicy curry twist – get the recipe here. 

5. Beetroot And Chickpea Salad

hessian table cloth with white plate holding spinach, beetroot and chickpea salad with Balsamic salad dressing drizzled over the top

Throw together our fresh and tasty beetroot salad in just minutes.  Bursting with lovely earthy flavours, simply dressed and totally moreish.

We love this served with tasty new potato and crumbly lancashire cheese tart

6. Crazy Good Banana Cinnamon French Toast 

white paper with cinnamon flecked banana french toast

I think you might be needing this crazy good banana cinnamon french toast recipe… it’s just oh so perfect for breakfast on a cold day… just slide it onto the plate besides your coffee, you’ll not regret it!

Get the recipe here. 

7. Roast Mediterranean Veggies 

enamel tray filled with roast mediterranean vegetables drizzled with olive oil

Roasted veggies is a ridiculously easy recipe to cook – toss everything together in olive oil and season with Italian herbs then roast in a hot oven for around 20 -30 minutes until everything is browning and tender – here’s five ways to eat your roast med veg perfect for midweek dinner. 

8. Tomato And Aubergine Stew 

bowl full of tomato and aubergine stew scattered with chopped parsley and served with warmed flatbreads

Tomato and aubergine stew is a quick and easy vegetarian midweek dinner you’ll just love.

It’s packed with flavour, warming and comforting and super easy to throw together and ready to eat in less than 30 minutes! Get the recipe here. 

9. Cheesy Vegetable Hotpot 

cheesy vegetable hotpot in oven dish

Cheesy vegetable hotpot is easy, cheesy and cheap.

A great dish for using up leftovers or for cooking up on a day that needs comfort food – serve with crusty bread and butter on the side…. oh and maybe a dollop of pickled red cabbage. Get the recipe here. 

10. Spaghetti With Tomatoes And Cavolo Nero 

huge plate filled with spaghetti with tomatoes and cavolo nero scattered with parmesan cheese

One of my favourite vegetarian spaghetti recipes. An utterly delicious way to serve beautiful seasonal cavolo nero.

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