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Vegetarian Christmas

Serve up mouthwatering vegetarian dishes for your family and friends this Christmas with this handpicked selection. All the inspiration you need for a delicious meat-free, vegetarian Christmas dinner.

Vegan and gluten-free mushroom pâté

This rich vegan and gluten-free pâté derives its powerful flavour from a mix of dried porcini and fresh chestnut and wild mushrooms. Easy to make, it’s healthy and completely dairy- and gluten-free, too. Serve up this pâté as a crowd-pleasing starter, nibble or as part of your Christmas celebrations. Get the recipe

Parsnip and porcini wellington

It’s a fail-safe option if you’re looking for a meat-free centrepiece which will entertain meat-eaters, veggies and vegans alike. Get the recipe

Stuffed roasted squash with pesto

Prepare this stunning centrepiece to impress your vegan guests on Christmas day. Roasting a whole butternut squash, scooping out the sweet flesh and then filling with layers of chargrilled peppers, mushrooms, chestnuts and spinach is really easy to do, and gives impressive results. Serve this vegan Christmas recipe with homemade pesto for an extra flavour kick! Get the recipe

Green vegetable lasagne

A vegetarian lasagne packed with greens is a brilliant option for vegetarians and meat eaters, and since this one can be made ahead and frozen, it's ideal for busy weeknights. Get the recipe

Sweet potato, ciabatta and chestnut stuffing

Looking for a smashing veggie dish to take Christmas lunch to the next level? This warming sweet potato, ciabatta and chestnut stuffing bake ticks all the boxes, and will satisfy both veggies and meat-eaters alike. Get the recipe

Chestnut-stuffed mushrooms with walnut crumb

For a veggie starter on Christmas Day, try these simple chestnut-stuffed mushrooms. With a herby chestnut stuffing and crisp, nutty garlic breadcrumb topping, these are a great fuss-free way to start the festivities. Get the recipe

Black Forest trifle

Celebrate in style with a dessert combination that is sure to please – a classic, layered trifle with all the rich, fruity flavours of a Black Forest gateau. Get the recipe

Cranberry pavlova with sorbet

Can’t face Christmas pud after the big dinner? Our cranberry pavlova is the perfect counterpoint of sweet and sharp to balance the rich flavours of Christmas. Get the recipe