Italian vegetarian recipes

Some of the greatest Italian recipes are vegetarian and we have plenty to prove it. Choose from cacio e pepe, a squash cannelloni, lasagne, risottos, panzanella and more.

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Penne with lentils and mushrooms

Italian vegetarian recipes

Penne with lentils and mushrooms

A guaranteed crowd pleaser, this vegetarian pasta dish is made all the richer with the...

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Ligurian swiss chard pansotti in walnut sauce

Italian vegetarian recipes

Ligurian swiss chard pansotti in walnut sauce

If you want to serve a crowdpleaser of a dish, pansotti – triangular pasta –...

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Rigatoni cake

Italian vegetarian recipes

Rigatoni cake

A knockout dinner for meat-eaters and vegetarians alike, this rigatoni cake makes a glorious centrepiece...

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Tomato and vegetable sauce

Italian vegetarian recipes

Tomato and vegetable sauce

A hearty tomato and vegetable sauce that’s wonderful to stir through pasta or, for meat...

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Cannelloni filled with swiss chard

Cannelloni recipes

Cannelloni filled with swiss chard

A crowdpleaser of a dish, Gennaro Contaldo’s cannelloni with swiss chard dish sings comfort and...

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Heirloom cherry tomatoes, burrata and herb pesto pizza

Pizza recipes

Heirloom cherry tomatoes, burrata and herb pesto pizza

A fresh and light vegetarian pizza topped with heirloom cherry tomatoes, creamy burrata and herby...

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Aubergine milanese with spaghetti

Vegetarian versions of classic recipes

Aubergine milanese with spaghetti

Slices of aubergine are coated in a cheesy panko crumb then fried until golden, and...

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Broccoli and walnut panzanella

Healthy salad recipes

Broccoli and walnut panzanella

This vegetarian panzanella salad is a brilliant way of using up leftover bread and nuts....

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Lighter caponata

Healthy makeover recipes

Lighter caponata

Our lighter take on the classic Sicilian dish is less than 250 calories per serving...

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Tortellini drop soup

Vegetarian pasta recipes

Tortellini drop soup

A bag of fresh tortellini is a standard weekday rescue dish. Instead of cooking it...

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All-in-one lasagne

Vegetarian main courses

All-in-one lasagne

An all-in-one vegetarian lasagne in which you stir cabbage, lentils and crème fraîche into the...

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Celeriac and rocket sformato

Italian vegetarian recipes

Celeriac and rocket sformato

This beauty of a dish, called a sformato, originates from Italy – think of it...

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Cheesy asparagus eggs on toast

Asparagus recipes

Cheesy asparagus eggs on toast

Francesco Mazzei says: “This asparagus with eggs is a great way to start the day,...

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Pizzas with romesco sauce and greens

Pizza recipes

Pizzas with romesco sauce and greens

This vegetarian pizza recipe is topped with sweet romesco sauce, tenderstem broccoli, oozy burrata cheese...

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Oven-roasted spiced squash and cauliflower risotto

Risotto recipes

Oven-roasted spiced squash and cauliflower risotto

Our spiced butternut squash and cauliflower risotto is low in saturated fat making it a...

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Olive, artichoke and mozzarella calzone

Italian vegetarian recipes

Olive, artichoke and mozzarella calzone

This vegetarian calzone recipe sees ready-made pizza dough stuffed with tomato sauce, artichokes and mozzarella...

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Spinach and artichoke one-pan pasta

Vegetarian pasta recipes

Spinach and artichoke one-pan pasta

Tagliatelle ribbons are mixed with artichoke, spinach and mozzarella and topped with pine nuts in...

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Zuppa di ceci e farro (chickpea and farro soup)

Soup recipes

Zuppa di ceci e farro (chickpea and farro...

In this recipe farro, a nutrient-rich whole grain, is cooked in a purée of chickpeas...

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Rotolo di spinaci  (spinach roll)

Vegetarian main courses

Rotolo di spinaci (spinach roll)

This recipe for Anna Del Conte’s vegetarian roll filled with spinach, ricotta and leek is...

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Tortino di porri e riso (leek and rice bake)

Vegetarian bake recipes

Tortino di porri e riso (leek and rice...

Anna Del Conte demonstrates the simplicity and deliciousness of vegetarian cooking with this recipe for...

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Gnocchi with sun-dried tomato pesto, peas and pecorino

Gnocchi recipes

Gnocchi with sun-dried tomato pesto, peas and pecorino

Bored of pasta? Choose gnocchi instead and pimp it with sun-dried tomatoes, crème fraîche and...

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Fettuccine alfredo

Creamy pasta recipes

Fettuccine alfredo

Fettuccine pasta is stirred through a silky sauce of double cream, parmesan and butter in...

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Tapenade pappardelle with ricotta

Quick pasta recipes

Tapenade pappardelle with ricotta

A quick and easy pasta dish for two that’s ready in just 15 minutes. Whizz...

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Tomato and burrata salad with basil oil

Vegetarian starter recipes

Tomato and burrata salad with basil oil

The beauty of Italian cooking lies in its simplicity and use of quality ingredients; this...

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