Avocado and bean salad
A nutritious salad that’s filling and quick to throw together, it's full of good things like beans, avocado, pumpkin seeds and green vegetables, dressed with refreshing fresh lime juice.
Recipe: avocado and bean salad
Quick black bean chilli
A rich and flavourful chilli that’s ready in less than an hour. Tinned beans are an excellent – and affordable – way of getting protein into a recipe, plus they're extremely healthy.
Recipe: quick black bean chilli
Tomato, thyme and lemon brown betty
An easy dish of layered seasoned tomatoes with breadcrumbs and goat’s cheese. Build up the layers and pop into the oven for about 45 minutes. Serve with salad.
Recipe: tomato, thyme and lemon brown betty
Chickpea, hazelnut and butternut squash salad
A salad needn’t be boring, as this recipe proves. Colourful and full of flavour, this sweet and nutty salad makes a wonderful healthy lunch or light supper.
Recipe: chickpea, hazelnut and butternut squash salad
A quick and very easy vegetarian meal that's perfect for lunch or dinner and can be eaten hot or cold - perfect to eat as leftovers the next day.
Recipe: Spanish omelette
A quick pasta dish with a simple sauce made from spinach and sage with garlic, nutmeg and a grating of hard cheese. Be aware that Parmesan is not vegetarian, but vegetarian alternatives are often available, including supermarket own-brand 'Italian hard cheese'.
Recipe: spaghetti piemontesi
Buffalo mozzarella, pea and broad bean salad
A fresh, zingy salad with fresh buffalo mozzarella with peas and broad beans and flavoured with lemon and mint. Absolutely perfect for a quick summer meal.
Recipe: buffalo mozzarella, pea and bean salad
Cheese and red onion tart
Pre-made pastry with a cheese and caramelised onion topping is delicious and filling. You could try swapping the cheddar out for goat’s cheese, if you prefer.
Recipe: cheese and red onion tart
BBQ paneer tikka skewers
Vegetarians needn't miss out at barbecues. Paneer, an Indian cheese, holds its shape well during cooking and takes on the flavour of whatever it is marinated in, in this case a yoghurt and tikka paste mix. Leave it to marinade overnight, or for a few hours, and barbecue for a few minutes on each side.
Recipe: BBQ paneer tikka skewers
Purple sprouting broccoli with egg
A poached or soft boiled egg on vegetables, in this case purple sprouting broccoli, makes a great alternative to toast for those wishing to cut down on the amount of bread they eat. This recipe is dressed with a simple dressing of capers, lemon and parsley.
Recipe: purple sprouting broccoli with egg
Aubergine stuffed with tomato and spinach quinoa
A healthy stuffed aubergine with feta, quinoa and spinach from Dale Pinnock, the Medicinal Chef.
Recipe: aubergine stuffed with tomato and spinach quinoa
Courgette caponata pasta
A simple and satisfying vegetarian pasta recipe from The Hairy Bikers Go Veggie.
Recipe: courgette caponata pasta
Visit our vegetarian recipes section for more delicious meat-free meal ideas
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