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Healthy vegetarian Christmas

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Take a look at our best ever healthy vegetarian dishes for Christmas, from impressive centrepieces, to sides, snacks and breakfasts.


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  • Healthy gravy served in a gravy jug

    Healthy gravy

    A star rating of 3.2 out of 5.5 ratings

    Serve this healthy, low-fat gravy with Sunday lunch, bangers and mash, or even with turkey on Christmas Day. It can be frozen, too, if you want to make it ahead

  • Chilli-charred Brussels sprouts in a festive silver serving dish

    Chilli-charred Brussels sprouts

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.19 ratings

    Spruce up Brussels sprouts for Christmas Day with the addition of garlic, lemon and chilli. The result is a flavourful vegan side dish that's healthy too

  • Parsnip & celeriac bake

    Parsnip & celeriac bake

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.42 ratings

    If you're sick of the same old Christmas sides, perk up your parsnips with some celeriac

  • A pan with stir-fried festive cabbage

    Stir-fried festive cabbage

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.2 ratings

    Try this festive red cabbage with cranberry sauce, red wine and orange as a side dish for Christmas dinner. The flavours are as vivid as the colours

  • A bowl of crispy roast potatoes sprinkled with salt

    Crispy roast potatoes

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.11 ratings

    We've created our ultimate recipe for crispy, crunchy roast potatoes – follow our cookery team's top tips to take this classic side dish from standard to sensational

  • A roasted stuffed cauliflower on a plate

    Roasted stuffed cauliflower

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.15 ratings

    Need an alternative to nut roast for veggies and vegans on Christmas Day? Try this festive and filling roasted cauliflower stuffed with kale and chestnuts

  • Healthy pumpkin pancakes served in assorted dishes

    Healthy pumpkin pancakes

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.7 ratings

    Make the most of the sweet flavours of butternut squash to rustle up these healthy pancakes. Use a really good non-stick pan and you won't need any butter

  • Celeriac, hazelnut & truffle soup in a bowl

    Celeriac, hazelnut & truffle soup

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.28 ratings

    Rustle up this healthy vegan celeriac and hazelnut soup as a starter on Christmas Day. Truffle oil adds a bit of luxury, or leave it out for a simple supper on a winter's night

  • Fig, nut & seed bread with ricotta & fruit

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.24 ratings

    Start the day well with this fruit and nut breakfast loaf, spread with cream cheese and topped with orange or apple. It keeps for a month, too

  • Butternut, chestnut & lentil cake

    Butternut, chestnut & lentil cake

    A star rating of 3.6 out of 5.7 ratings

    This stunning cake is a modern take on the classic nut roast, and the ideal vegan centrepiece, accompanied by all the usual trimmings

  • Pecan-stuffed dates on a serving platter

    Pecan-stuffed dates

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    Make these easy stuffed dates as a canapé, or for after-dinner nibbles. Ideal for when you have lots of mouths to feed or looking for a new way to enjoy dates for Iftar

  • A collection of stuffing balls

    Healthy stuffing balls

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Looking for a veggie stuffing to serve with a special roast dinner? Made with dried apricots and nuts, this healthy option is low-fat yet full of flavour

  • Spicy vegetable egg fried rice

    Spicy vegetable egg fried rice

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.11 ratings

    Spice up your vegetarian fried rice with this easy recipe and feel free to mix things up with different veg

  • Boxing Day soup

    Boxing Day soup

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.11 ratings

    Use up your leftover Christmas Day vegetables in this comforting winter soup

  • Mashed parsnip & sprout colcannon

    Mashed parsnip & sprout colcannon

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.3 ratings

    This is a delicious accompaniment to Christmas dinner, but is also a great way to use up those leftover cooked sprouts

  • Cranberry & chestnut falafel

    Cranberry & chestnut falafel

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.9 ratings

    Add a bit of seasonal spirit to your chickpea bites with fruit and nuts. Serve with a creamy yogurt dip and fresh coriander

  • Potato rösti cakes with sage leaves

    Potato rösti cakes with sage leaves

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.20 ratings

    This popular Swiss dish of pan-fried, golden potato patties with onion and sage makes a delicious side dish for two – perfect on its own, or top with a fried egg

  • Caramelised carrots & onions

    Caramelised carrots & onions

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.42 ratings

    The perfect caramelised carrots to accompany any roast - try them alongside your Christmas turkey

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