Best of British veggie

Vegetarian recipes that celebrate British food. Classic recipes and modern twists from hotpots to a truly tasty nut roast.

Best of British veggie
Lancashire and mozzarella cheese sausages with beer gravy and mustard mash

Lancashire and mozzarella cheese sausages with beer gravy and mustard mash

Vegetarians don't have to miss out on the splendour of sausages. Simon Rimmer has created this easy recipe that everyone will enjoy.

Field mushroom pies

Field mushroom pies

A wonderful vegetarian pie that is ideal for a special occasion main course.

Vegetable stew with herb dumplings

Vegetable stew with herb dumplings

Full of nutritious vegetables and flavour, this recipe has the added treat of tasty dumplings.

Lancashire hotpots

Lancashire hotpots

Think Lancashire hotpot is only made with lamb? Check out this delicious veggie alternative.

Stilton and leek bread and butter bake

Stilton and leek bread and butter bake

A cheesy take on a classic British dish.

Roast vegetable and houmous pie

Roast vegetable and houmous pie

The sweet potato layer in the base absorbs the steam released from the baking vegetables, thereby keeping the pastry crisp.

Nut roast with roasted mixed vegetables

Nut roast with roasted mixed vegetables

It's the addition of artichokes and sweet potatoes that make this nut roast with roasted mixed vegetables recipe so darn fine.

Vegetable and butter bean crumble

Vegetable and butter bean crumble

This easy vegetable crumble is quick to prepare if you have vegetarian guests for dinner. Try adding chopped nuts to the topping for extra crunch.

Butternut squash, spinach and goat’s cheese pie with cheesy pastry

Butternut squash, spinach and goat’s cheese pie with cheesy pastry

This wonderfully warming vegetarian pie recipe is a great alternative to a Sunday lunch. You can also freeze it.

Broad bean and roasted pepper tart

Broad bean and roasted pepper tart

This vegetarian tart recipe combines broad beans with roasted red pepper and uses home-made pastry.

Walnut pie

Walnut pie

A warm, sweet dish that's ideal for vegetarians.

Asparagus and ricotta tarts

Asparagus and ricotta tarts

These asparagus and ricotta tarts definitely look at the top end of picnic fare so you'll be shocked how easy they are to prepare - especially if you buy the pastry. The perfect vegetarian recipe for a day out.

Quick cauliflower cheese

Quick cauliflower cheese

This is ideal as a light supper for two people or a hearty main course accompaniment for four. If you’re not a veggie, add chopped cooked bacon.

Cheddar, cauliflower and leek gratin

Cheddar, cauliflower and leek gratin

This cauliflower gratin takes only 10 minutes to make and provides the perfect accompaniment to roast beef

Baked stuffed onions with rich mushroom ragu

Baked stuffed onions with rich mushroom ragu

A wonderful restaurant-standard vegetarian recipe for onions stuffed and served in a rich sauce.

Vegetable fritters with poached eggs

Vegetable fritters with poached eggs

These crispy vegetable fritters belong with soft poached eggs. A marriage made in heaven and a cheap vegetarian dinner!

Marrow madness

Marrow madness

Get your kids involved in the kitchen making this vegetarian marrow recipe, which was a winning dish from Ellie-Mae Warden from Forest Lodge School.

Chard, artichoke and blue cheese tart

Chard, artichoke and blue cheese tart

Using ready-rolled puff pastry and artichokes from a jar makes this vegetarian tart incredibly quick to prepare.

Fennel and broad bean tart

Fennel and broad bean tart

This vegetarian tart recipe uses ready-rolled shortcrust pastry and is bursting with the fresh flavour of fennel.

Courgette and artichoke tarts

Courgette and artichoke tarts

These are impressive little vegetarian tarts to serve up, and easy too, thanks to the cheat ingredient: ready-made pastry cases.

Red pepper, goat’s cheese and almond tarts

Red pepper, goat’s cheese and almond tarts

It's amazing what delights you can create using your imagination and some ready-rolled puff pastry, as this vegetarian cheesy tart recipe proves.

Courgette, onion and Cheddar tart

Courgette, onion and Cheddar tart

This versatile vegetarian tart recipe is perfect for informal entertaining or the family.


Serve with...

Veggie gravy

Veggie gravy

This simple veggie gravy recipe is a winner and great to have on hand for vegetarians. Freeze any leftovers in ice cube trays.

 


Finish with a British pudding

Crumble recipes

Crumble recipes

Make the most of comfort food recipes with a cracking crumble. Whether you're an apple crumble fan or after a recipe with a twist, these puddings provide the ultimate indulgence.

Best apple puddings

Best apple puddings

We're celebrating apples this month! We've got  all of your favourite apple dessert recipes here, from cakes to tarts, to crumbles, to baked apples

 

Steamed marmalade pudding

Steamed marmalade pudding

Traditional steamed puddings are making a bit of a comeback as people long for the comfort foods of their childhood. This marmalade pudding recipe uses breadcrumbs, so it's a great way to use up any stale bread.

Sussex pond pudding

Sussex pond pudding

This is an intensely lemony sponge; ideal for people who don’t want too much sweetness in a pud.

Ginger syrup steamed pudding

Ginger syrup steamed pudding

This British recipe for steamed pudding is so easy to make. Once you've done the work, just steam for two hours and enjoy

Syrupy marmalade steamed pudding

Syrupy marmalade steamed pudding

If you thought steamed puddings were heavy and stodgy, then try this light, low-cal pud.

Orchard pudding

Orchard pudding

Orchard pudding is a spin on summer pudding - and a bit posher too. This easy dessert recipe is made with Madeira cake and filled with apples, pears and plums. White bread though can be used too.

Toffee apple millionaire's shortbread

Toffee apple millionaire's shortbread

Toffee apples and millionaire shortbread? Make the most of apples in this sweet treat of champions.

Microwaved sticky toffee pudding

Microwaved sticky toffee pudding

Steamed puddings are fab and super-fast to make in the microwave, so lick your lips after enjoying this delicious microwaved sticky toffee pudding recipe.

Sticky toffee pudding

Sticky toffee pudding

Luscious, sticky, irresistible steamed puds are one of Britain's greatest culinary gifts to the world – and they’re a doddle to make.

Rhubarb pudding

Rhubarb pudding

The pink 'hat' of rhubarb on top of this pudding is very enticing. This dessert may take a while to cook, but the results are well worth it.

Stem and ginger dark muscovado puddings

Stem and ginger dark muscovado puddings

This recipe is very similar to sticky toffee puddings, but with a gingerbread-like taste.

Individual summer puddings

Individual summer puddings

These puddings are THE taste of a British summer.

Summer berry puddings with vanilla fromage frais

Summer berry puddings with vanilla fromage frais

Berries must have been created with a summer pudding in mind. Make this easy recipe in just half an hour, then chill overnight.

Chocolate sponge with chocolate custard

Chocolate sponge with chocolate custard

This pudding brings back memories of that rare school dinner treat – the pudding every kid loved, with soft, springy chocolate sponge squares coated in thick chocolate custard. School food, but good. Here it’s back and better than ever.

Bread and butter pudding

Bread and butter pudding

A very English dessert, bread and butter pudding is cheap, simple to prepare, and comforting in the extreme.

Baked passion fruit and rhubarb pudding

Baked passion fruit and rhubarb pudding

This deliciously healthy recipe for passion fruit pudding goes such a long way that the little bit of cream in the sponge hardly matters.

 

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