Vegetarian comfort food recipes

For when you need something a little more indulgent but still want to keep it meat-free, browse through our collection of vegetarian comfort food recipes for all sorts of decadent (and cheesy!) delights.

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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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Black rice paella with artichokes, peppers and spinach

Vegetarian main courses

Black rice paella with artichokes, peppers and spinach

Black venus (also called venere or venere nero) is a dark purple medium-grain rice with...

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Sweet potato chilli nachos

Sweet potato recipes

Sweet potato chilli nachos

A great sharing starter for a Mexican-inspired feast. Try this vegetarian sweet potato chilli, made...

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Wild mushroom and madeira stew with walnuts

Stews, casseroles, pot-roasts and slow-roasts

Wild mushroom and madeira stew with walnuts

Get cosy with our full-of-flavour vegetarian stew made with wild mushrooms, garlic, maderia and pickled...

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Mexican black bean nachos

Chilli recipes

Mexican black bean nachos

Pile this vegetarian bean chilli on top of crispy tortilla chips then scatter with cheese,...

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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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Irish onion soup

Soup recipes

Irish onion soup

A rich and buttery onion soup topped with crispy blue cheese toasts makes this a...

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Ultimate dauphinois potatoes

Potato recipes

Ultimate dauphinois potatoes

Making this most luscious of potato bakes takes a little extra time – there’s slicing,...

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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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Squash and stilton veggie toad in the hole

Vegetarian comfort food recipes

Squash and stilton veggie toad in the hole

This vegetarian toad in the hole replaces sausages with caramelised roasted squash, before being dotted...

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Goat’s cheese and sun-dried tomato risotto

Risotto recipes

Goat’s cheese and sun-dried tomato risotto

We’ve stirred creamy goat’s curd through this risotto for an even creamier texture, before topping...

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Cauliflower schnitzels with paprika and sage sauce and butter bean mash

Cauliflower recipes

Cauliflower schnitzels with paprika and sage sauce and...

A vegetarian take on the beloved chicken schnitzel, our cauliflower schnitzels are coated in paprika...

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Cauliflower wellington

Cauliflower recipes

Cauliflower wellington

This vegetarian recipe has been developed with a traditional, luxurious beef wellington in mind. The...

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Squash, chard and hazelnut cannelloni

Cannelloni recipes

Squash, chard and hazelnut cannelloni

This Italian dish has everything: cheese sauce, sourdough bread, sherry, crunchy hazelnuts and pasta. It...

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Mushroom and leek filo pie

September seasonal food

Mushroom and leek filo pie

This impressive vegetarian pie is packed full of mushrooms, leeks, cheddar cheese and gooey, soft-boiled...

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Braised leek and cheddar rarebit

Comfort food

Braised leek and cheddar rarebit

Everything is better with a fried egg on it – right? Try this decadent twist...

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Butternut squash chilli with rice

Squash recipes

Butternut squash chilli with rice

Make this comforting vegetarian chilli, serve half now and freeze the rest for later. You...

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Baked creamy garlic mushrooms

Vegetarian Christmas starter recipes

Baked creamy garlic mushrooms

delicious. editor Karen Barnes’s late mum used to make this decadent starter on special occasions,...

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Sun-dried tomato and goat’s cheese dauphinois potatoes

Vegetarian comfort food recipes

Sun-dried tomato and goat’s cheese dauphinois potatoes

We’ve given dauphinoise potatoes a dreamy makeover. Thinly sliced potatoes are slow cooked in a...

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Gennaro Contaldo’s baked aubergine rolls

September seasonal food

Gennaro Contaldo’s baked aubergine rolls

Gennaro Contaldo‘s gorgeous baked aubergine rolls, also known as involtini di melanzane alla parmigiana, is...

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Macaroni cheese with spinach and pesto pangrattato

Macaroni cheese recipes

Macaroni cheese with spinach and pesto pangrattato

We’ve taken macaroni cheese to the next level with this easy cheesy, pesto-y vegetarian recipe...

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Cheesy mushroom and sage gnocchi

Gnocchi recipes

Cheesy mushroom and sage gnocchi

Gnocchi is the midweek go-to when it comes to quick, comfort food. We’ve baked it...

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Veggie chilli with nachos

Chilli recipes

Veggie chilli with nachos

This isn’t just any vegetarian recipe, it’s a hearty Mexican chilli made with plenty of...

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September 2019