Classic meals like spag bol, lasagne or shepherd's pie aren't off limits if you're a vegetarian or just trying to have few more meat-free dinners. Our section of vegetarian alternatives to your favourite dinners are so delicious, you won't miss the meat at all!
Classic meals like spaghetti Bolognese, lasagne or Shepherd’s pie aren’t off limits if you’re a vegetarian or just trying to have few more meat-free dinners. Our collection of vegetarian alternatives to your favourite dinners are so delicious, you won’t miss the meat at all!
We’ve got plenty of delicious and easy recipes to choose from including a mouth-watering family-sized Quorn lasagne, spicy bean chilli and a delicious mushroom and garlic infused stroganoff.
These meat-free versions of classics are perfect if you don’t want to miss out on some of your favourites. Click through to see all of our delicious vegetarian versions of classic recipes…
First is this Med vegetable chilli which is a great healthy alternative to meaty chilli
con carne. This Essentials magazine recipe replaces the mince with
juicy veg like courgettes, aubergine, tomatoes and red pepper. It’s also
only 190 calories per portion.
If you like lasagne you’re going to love this meat-free version. Made with Quorn, squash and plenty of spinach this lasagne is full of flavour and healthy too! Forks at the ready.
This creamy stroganoff is bursting with flavour thanks to the rich but light stroganoff sauce made with single cream and infused with garlic.
These burgers are perfect for lunch or a light dinner and the halloumi cheese adds a
delicious salty taste to the tofu and vegetable mix. Serve the veggie
burgers in a pitta bread with salad on the side and you won’t miss beef
burgers one little bit.
Brazil nut roast is a healthier alternative to the traditional Sunday dinner. This Woman’s Weekly recipe is packed full of nutritious Brazil nuts (a great source of protein and Vitamin E) and veg.
Veggie kebabs are simple to make and the combination of the salty, chewy halloumi and crunchy veggies is a real winner. You can also adapt the recipe to use whatever vegetables you have in the fridge that need using up.
This vegetable spag bol is a simple meat-free Bolognese with a rich sauce that the whole family
will love. It is also easy on the waistline at 320 calories per
portion, and is great for your 5-a-day veggie quota.
Swap the beef in your favourite Shepherd’s pie recipe to Quorn and trade the meat stock for veggie instead and ta-dah, you’ve got a delicious vegetarian version of a winter classic. This recipe brings Quorn, celery and mushrooms together in a rich sauce and creamy potato topping.
Simon Rimmer’s vegetable curry is a delicious and healthy alternative to a fattening takeaway. The aromatic spices in this recipe infuse the veg with a delicious flavour and this dish goes perfectly with naan bread, steamed brown or Basmati rice and chutney.
This pie is the perfect comfort food for a cold winter’s day: no meat required.
The combination of the tangy cheese and creamy mushrooms tastes truly
delicious encased in the buttery pastry. Serve with mash and tender