Vegetarian and vegan cooking allows you to enjoy seasonal vegetables, is often cheaper, and can be a great introduction to adding more of the good things to your diet.
Adapting simple, basic recipes is just one way to add more meatless meals to your week. Fortunately, it only takes a little imagination and a few good recipes to conjure up delicious vegetable dishes. Our selection of easily customizable recipes is so delicious you won’t even miss the meat.
Harness the power of vegetables in this easy pasta recipe by swapping the prawns for fried mushrooms or roasted peppers (just cut in half and core, then roast at 180 ° C for 30 minutes, then roughly chop). If you’re in the mood for vegan pasta, use a Parmesan-style vegan hard cheese.
Replace egg noodles with rice noodles or thicker wheat noodles in this delicious, Southeast Asian-inspired laksa. Add a few cubes of silken tofu to the broth for a high-protein vegan meal.
Veggie or vegan sausages are a treat in this flavorful fakeaway. A vegan mozzarella-style cheese also eats really well here.
Meat-free kebabs are a great addition to any grill. Simply swap pieces of halloumi, sourdough bread, or a vegetable mix cut into bite-sized pieces for the chicken. Have fun with it!
Easily turn this vegetarian pasta into a vegan dinner winner by swapping the ricotta for celery slices or a quartered head of cauliflower. Sliced zucchini or eggplant would also work great.
You don’t need steak in these sizzling burritos – sweet potato is a super tasty substitute. Simply scrub a sweet potato and roast it at 180 ° C / 350 ° F / Gas 4 for 1 hour 20 minutes (or scrub, prick and microwave for 10 minutes or until cooked)), then scrape out the pulp and decorate with grilled peppers, avocado slices or crumbled feta cheese.
This principle cake recipe is a brilliant vehicle for mixing beautiful vegetables – think celery, spinach or leek or butternut squash, new potatoes and cherry tomatoes. You could even crumble in a little blue cheese or cheddar if that’s your thing!
Looking for more inspiration? Check out our favorite vegetarian recipes.