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5 Delicious Vegetarian Recipes

Publisher - Great British Food Awards
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Dani R

Oct 01, 2021
4 minutes to read

Our favourite vegetarian meals, from wild mushroom risotto to Prue Leith’s black bean chilli

These delicious recipes will tickle your tastebuds, whether or not you eat a vegetarian diet. They’re a healthy alternative to meat-based dishes, and these warm bowls of risotto, chilli and more are the ultimate winter comfort food!

Prue Leith’s Black Bean Chilli With Corn & Lime Salsa

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Prue has a great range of vegetarian recipes, including this chilli. It’s the ultimate comfort food for a rainy evening. Serve it in deep bowls over brown rice, with the corn salsa scattered on top.

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ByRuby’s Easy Wild Mushroom Risotto

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This easy recipe makes the most of autumn’s mushroom harvest (if you can’t get wild ones, go for a mixture of button mushrooms and portobello mushroom caps). It’s also great for cooking in batches and freezing - that way you always have something to eat for busy weeknights! You can use this risotto as a base recipe and add all kinds of seasonal fresh vegetables: roasted butternut squash and spinach are another autumnal option.

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Courgette, Smoked Cheddar and Jalapeño Bread

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Perfect for brunch or a light dinner, we love this soft courgette bread served with roasted cherry tomatoes and a fresh chilli jam.

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Healthy Green Mac ‘N’ Cheese

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This simple, healthy meal combines a delicious, creamy white sauce with an array of seasonal green vegetables and a crunchy almond crumb. Our top tip - make sure you cook the macaroni pasta for two minutes less than the packet instructions, so it doesn’t overcook when you bake it in the oven.

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Purple Sprouting Broccoli Tian

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A tian is a tasty supper relying on fine ingredients – the name refers to the rustic earthenware dish that it is baked in. My version is partly Elizabeth David, partly my family favourites. There are a few golden rules: use heavy old potatoes for maximum flavour and fluffy texture; use dirty spinach, never tasteless gas-flushed packets; and great cheese. Serve with crusty bread to mop up the juices.

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