This makes for a luxuriously rich vegetarian meal, prepared in only an hour thanks to a few shortcuts. Aubergine slices are dipped in egg and breadcrumbs, then baked instead of fried. The slices are layered with tomato pasta sauce, mozzarella and Parmesan.
An easy vegetarian pasta dish that's perfect for a quick weeknight supper. A hearty and delicious tomato, spinach and black bean sauce is served over whole wheat pasta. It's also great served with brown rice, and you can substitute tinned borlotti beans for the black beans.
This dish has a mild ginger flavour that can be adjusted according to taste. Works well with tofu. Serve over steamed jasmine rice.
This lasagne uses cheeses that have a lower fat content than many traditional hard cheeses.
A little spice can turn a few everyday ingredients into something special. This simple, satisfying dish provides a wealth of vital vitamins and minerals and the right balance of essential protein and fibre. Serve with basmati rice and/or warm naan bread for plenty of energy-giving starchy carbohydrate.
Quick and easy to make, this filling and colourful main course is low in saturated fat but high in flavour. It is a great recipe to tempt even the most ardent of meat-eaters into enjoying a vegetable-based meal.
Fluffy white dumplings in a light tomato and vegetable broth make a delicious lunch or supper. The soup can be made in advance, and the dumplings can be shaped and chilled to be simmered just before serving.
Slowly braising whole baby vegetables preserves and enriches their flavours, and reducing the cooking juices in the final stages of cooking creates a delicious dressing that makes an attractive glaze. Using the cooking liquid in this way retains the water-soluble vitamins. These vegetables are perfect with roast poultry, game or meat.
A luscious soup packed with vibrant vegetables. The beetroot provides the vivid fuchsia colour and the carrots, fennel, celery and orange all contribute to the superb flavour. It's also good served chilled.
This lightly curried rice dish makes a simple yet satisfying vegetarian meal, with the chickpeas providing valuable protein. Serve with a yoghurt raita and mango chutney. A fresh, green, baby spinach leaf salad would also make a good accompaniment.
Popular in Northern Japan, soba noodles are made from buckwheat flour, which gives them a slightly nutty flavour. In this quick and simple dish, the thin brown noodles are delicious stir-fried with protein-rich tofu and crunchy water chestnuts.
Traditionally, a hash was the perfect way to use up leftovers from a roast dinner. Here, a glorious mix of colourful vegetables with crumbly Lancashire cheese makes a complete vegetarian dish. Accompany with a good fruity relish or chutney.
A colourful vegetable curry makes a perfect filling for a stack of delicately spiced pancakes and provides your five-a-day in one meal.
Choose vegetables at their peak of freshness for this light pasta dish, which uses lemon, tarragon and garlic to bring out their delicate flavours.
This popular Egyptian dish of rice, macaroni and lentils in a spicy tomato sauce makes a quick light meal.
A colourful mixture of rice and flavourings makes a perfect background to any curry.
A sharp purée makes a tasty accompaniment to a choice selection of vegetables roasted with minimum fat.
Serve this versatile bake, with its fresh tomato sauce, as a vegetarian main course or as a vegetable accompaniment.
This main dish has a rich, smoky flavour and tastes great with lemon-scented rice. This dish makes up one part of of a Tex-Mex vegetarian buffet and is ideal for serving alongside green rice, salsa cruda, stir-fried vegetables, rich roast onions, and coriander and cabbage slaw (all of which can be found on this site).
Orange-fleshed sweet potatoes have a rich, distinctive flavour and combine beautifully with a medley of meaty mushrooms in this warming stew.