Top 10 vegetarian recipes
We can all benefit from more plant protein in our diet - so whether you’re a vegetarian or just looking to cut back on meat, here are our top ten tasty meat-free meals.
1. Chunky vegetable chilli
Try this vegetable chilli which is packed with flavour – or if you're a meat-eater and love your favourite chilli recipe, why not halve the amount of meat and replace it with extra kidney beans? Or just replace the meat entirely with beans.
Serve your chilli with brown rice for an extra fibre boost.
2. Roast vegetable and chickpea tagine
Swap lamb for chickpeas in this tasty Moroccan tagine. If you’re replacing half the lamb, try serving it with quinoa for a protein top up.
3. Stir-fried tofu
Use tofu instead of chicken or turkey in this quick and easy stir fry.
4. Eggs Florentine
For an indulgent breakfast, swap a bacon sarnie for this healthy version of eggs Florentine.
5. Red onion, courgette and pepper pizza
Forget a meat feast, go veggie supreme with this filling pizza. Using reduced-fat cheese makes this a lower-fat pizza without losing out on protein and calcium.
6. Veggie burger
Our giant garlic mushroom burgers make a delicious change to meat burgers and will be enjoyed by vegetarians and meat lovers alike.
7. Egg and tomato wrap
This is a healthy alternative to a ham sandwich, and the perfect protein-carbohydrate combination for a balanced breakfast or lunch on-the-go.
8. Macaroni cheese
Everyone loves mac’n’cheese, so convert meat-lovers with our healthier version of this classic comfort food.
9. Roasted tomato and lentil soup
This rich and delicious soup is packed full of flavour, and the Puy lentils make it substantial enough for a main meal. It freezes well too, so you can make multiple portions and save some for another day.
10. Aubergine, spinach and chickpea curry
An aromatic, mild vegetarian dish packed with fresh ingredients that makes a wholesome alternative to a meaty curry. For a variation, try replacing the aubergine with butternut squash or courgette.