10 Vegetarian Recipes & Hacks for a Tastier Result

November 10, 2016
by Trisha Our Cooking tools

    Vegetarian Inspiration for Flexitarians

    Have you heard of this new Flexitarian phenomena? More and more of us are reducing the amount of meat we eat. But more often that not just removing the meat from a meat-centric dish isn’t very satisfying. So, here are our 10 favourite vegetarian recipes and little hacks for people who want to reduce the amount of meat they eat, for whatever reason but aren’t sure how to cook vegetarian food well.

    Here are our best hacks to make your vegetarian food extra tasty and nutritious.

    Vegetarian Recipe: Mushroom pie

    Creamy Mushroom and Feta Pie

    Mushrooms are a great substitute if you are craving meat, because the stock  and juices are slightly more meaty than other vegetables.

    Vegetarian Cumin and Halloumi Freekeh Pilaf

    Persian Freekeh Pilaf with
    Mango Halloumi and Charred Peppers

    How about some charring to give your peppers that delicious barbecue taste?

    Vegetarian Shepherd's pie recipe

    Psychedelic Veggie Shepherd’s Pie

    Swap your standard vegetable for a different variety – instead of potatoes, get some purple ones.

    vegetarian udon noodle recipe

    Asian Mushroom Broth with Udon Noodles 

    Asian spices and herbs add a hell of a punch of flavour.

    Vegetarian Quinoa Pilaf recipe

    Roasted Curried Parsnips
    with Quinoa Pilaf and Pomegranate

    Roasted root vegetables and nuts are a great way of adding depth of flavour.

    vegetarian ragu recipe

    Greek Ragu with Almond,
    Aubergine and Basil Couscous

    For soft, melt in your mouth aubergines – cook  them on a high heat in oil, followed by a low heat in a ragu for an hour or two.

    Aubergine stuffed with goat's cheese vegetarian

    Goats Cheese Stuffed Aubergine
    with Chermoula Freekeh

    The world of cheeses is your oyster. Goat’s cheese, halloumi and feta are a great start to add a twist.

    vegetarian pasta recipe

    Aubergine Tagliatelle with Chilli
    and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

    Add flavour with pickled vegetables, sun dried tomatoes or chilli.

    vegetarian paneer curry recipe

    Aubergine and Paneer Curry
    with Cinnamon Rice

    Another cheese which is a must try for vegetarians is paneer. Indian cheese – great in a curry.

    Vegetarian Risotto recipe

    Leek and Courgette Risotto
    with Toasted Pine Nuts
    Try new vegetables with every dish – not the same ones!
    Enjoy and if you have any other questions about cooking vegetarian food, head over to our Facebook, Instagram or Twitter pages and leave us a comment. We’ll ask our chefs and get back to you!

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