A tasty and easy vegetable soup to make - delicious served with fresh bread!
Delicious low-fat, simple-to-make soup, suitable for a light supper or starter. Veggie friendly.
Shahi paneer that my family loves.
A vegetarian version of minestrone, bursting with flavour and healthiness. Goes great with crusty Italian bread.
A modification of the traditional potato and cabbage or kale dish, with chunks of potato and a rich cheesiness that my dad exclaims over. Using milk instead of cream makes it healthier.
A healthy and filling Japanese soup recipe, full to the brim with healthy green veggies.
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.
Rice noodles are cooked in vegetable stock, chilli oil, ginger, soy sauce and sesame oil. You could easily add mushrooms or broccoli to this.
This is an indulgently creamy four cheese sauce that's perfect with gnocchi or penne.
For Egypt's vegetarians this highly spiced dish is a protein staple. On their own, lentils do not contain a lot of protein, but combined with the wheat in the pasta, they make a good protein dish that is low in fat.
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.
Moist risotto served with a simple side salad makes a satisfying carbohydrate-rich meal, and the risotto can be endlessly varied – all sorts of other vegetables (fresh, frozen, canned or dried) can be used instead of broad beans. To achieve the perfect texture, use risotto rice such as arborio and add the hot stock in stages.
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.
Sweet aniseed-flavoured fennel and mushrooms make a delicious combination in this smooth vegetable soup, topped with a cheesy garnish. Serve with chunks of rustic bread to make a satisfying meal.
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.
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.
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).