From asparagus frittata to baba ghanoush - find loads of recipe ideas for low carb vegetarian dishes and meals. We have stacks of easy ideas that are both low carb and absolutely delicious.
This is one of my favourites. A quick and easy way to use asparagus when it's plentiful and in season. The most important thing is to cook the frittata slowly.
Quick and easy asparagus that is sautéed and topped with Parmesan.
Can be served as either a side or a warm starter. Indulge with the finest balsamic vinegar you can find, and enjoy!
A simple but tasty way to cook fresh asparagus! Try using vinaigrette dressing in place of the butter too.
Velvety asparagus soup, lovely green colour, great with crunchy rolls. My friend gave me this recipe, it originally used chicken stock. When my daughter became vegetarian, I modified it with vegetable stock instead! It also doubles easily. This soup will tempt even asparagus haters!
Avocado and sweetcorn come together for a cool, colourful and tasty salad, perfect for parties and barbecues. Serve with barbecued meats for an accompaniment guests won't forget!
Mesclun simply means a mixture of salad leaves, coming from the Provençal word for 'mixture'. It traditionally includes chicory, lamb's lettuce and dandelion leaves, but feel free to use any mix of greens. This is such a simple salad to make - perfect on a hot day and when you want something refreshing. The dressing adds an Asian twist.
A healthy, bright salad. Use light mayonnaise to save on fat and calories.
This dish has a mild ginger flavour that can be adjusted according to taste. Works well with tofu. Serve over steamed jasmine rice.
If you're looking for the real deal, this authentic houmous is it. A family recipe, it's made just the way houmous should be - with tahini, lemon juice and garlic.
This is a delicious combination of ripe tomatoes, sun-dried tomatoes, Parmesan cheese, garlic and rocket served on slices of toasted crusty bread. Great as a starter or for party nibbles.
Need a quick and easy side dish? Broccoli and green pepper are stir-fried in light sesame oil with sesame seeds.
This makes a great vegan sandwich filling. You can replace the sunflower seeds with sesame seeds if you prefer. Try it on a toasted bagel with ripe tomato slices, or on granary bread with lettuce and onion.
This delicious spread is great in sandwiches or on crackers.
Here is a very simple way of enjoying avocados as a starter.
The special thing about this recipe is that it's so simple. Fresh asparagus with a little olive oil, salt and pepper is cooked quickly over high heat on the barbecue. This is best made with sweet British asparagus that's in season. Enjoy the natural flavour of your veg!
Large courgette rounds topped with pizza sauce and cheese, then cooked on the barbecue.
The meatiest of veggie burgers. Serve on a fresh crusty roll with garlic-infused mayonnaise.
Looking for a vegetarian barbecue? Portobello mushrooms are your answer! These meaty mushrooms are great served on top of crusty bread. Melt cheese over them and top with wild rocket for a filling meal.
Tequila, garlic and lime give portobello mushrooms a delicious Latin American kick. Serve these as a side to barbecued meats, or as part of a vegetarian barbecue.