Delicious Christmas Food for Vegetarians

28/11/19

Christmas is all about music, loved ones and food. It’s the perfect time for indulging and trying new things. If you’re cooking for a veggie, some people may feel daunted by this prospect. But the truth is, there are so many delicious vegetarian recipes out there, that will tickle even the most meat-loving tastebuds. If you don’t eat meat and are looking for ideas for the big day, this is the page for you. We’ve scoured for the best veggie Christmas recipes of the year.

Nut roast

What would a vegetarian Christmas be without a nut roast? The perfect accompaniment to for your festive vegetables and a tasty alternative to the classic turkey. You can customise this dish with different nuts, vegetables and spices to create different flavours. We love this delicious recipe from BBC Good Food.

https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/nut-loaf 

Stuffing

Stuffing is a key component to any delicious Christmas meal. You want something moist and full of vegetables which will pair perfectly with gravy. This recipe from teaspoon of spice is juicy and packed full of apples, carrots and pecans. No one at the table will be going hungry with this delicious recipe.

https://teaspoonofspice.com/make-vegetarian-stuffing/

Veggie Wellington

The classic wellington is a festive favourite which can be the staple or the side of your Christmas meal. The great thing about a wellington is that it can be stuffed with pretty much anything you fancy. We love the simplicity of this recipe and its sweet cranberry filling.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/food/recipes/christmasveggiewelli_90569

Spinach and ricotta filo baskets

Filo baskets are ideal for a party to be handed out as canapes, or an appetiser to tingle the tastebuds. Good Housekeeping has a delicious recipe which combines fresh spinach with the mild and creamy ricotta.

https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/uk/food/recipes/a536495/spinach-and-ricotta-filo-baskets/

Honey mustard cabbage

We all know the sides of a Christmas dinner are just as crucial as the main dish. Another great recipe from Good Housekeeping is a twist on the classic red cabbage. By combining the cabbage with mustard and honey, you can create a fantastic zingy recipe which will keep your guests coming back for more.

https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/uk/food/recipes/a29400233/honey-mustard-cabbage/

Fig and goats cheese puffs

For a really easy plate of finger food, we’d highly recommend Olive Magazine’s fig and goats cheese puffs. These bite-sized snacks are perfect to graze on during a party. These puffs are sweet and filling, ideal for the festive season.

https://www.olivemagazine.com/recipes/entertain/fig-and-goats-cheese-puffs/

Cauliflower cheese pithivier

Christmas can be a busy time and cooking everything on the big day can stressful. The thing we love about this recipe is that it can be made ahead of time and frozen until you’re ready to cook it. This cauliflower cheese pithivier recipe from Tesco Food combines a classic favourite with a festive twist.

https://realfood.tesco.com/gallery/10-delicious-vegetarian-christmas-main-courses.html

Vegan Christmas pudding

After dinner wouldn’t be complete without a Christmas pudding. Ensure everyone can enjoy with this delicious vegan recipe. Packed with dried figs, raisins and sultanas, this moist pudding recipe is courtesy of BBC Good Food.

https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/vegan-christmas-pudding

Vegan Christmas cake

This vegan Christmas cake recipe is moist, delicious and flavoured with orange. Change the rhetoric that vegan food is boring with this show-stopping cake. Pastry chef online has really outdone themselves with this recipe.

https://pastrychefonline.com/vegan-chocolate-christmas-cake/

If you’re looking for the perfect place for your Christmas function, at Yarnfield park we can offer the perfect festive celebration. With luscious catering and comfortable accommodation, we really are the ideal venue for a show-stopping party. Please don’t hesitate to get in contact with our friendly team for more information.