chestnut mushroom tart with beg and seasoning

Vegetarian options for Christmas Day can sometimes seem like a bit of an afterthought, but these unbelievable recipes are all total showstoppers.

As well as a failsafe nut roast, there’s a gorgeous vegan chestnut and cranberry tart, Italian-inspired veggie arrosto misto, and even beautiful vegan gravy.


Gorgeously rich Dolcelatte cheese, nutty wild rice, chewy sour cherries and sweet roasted pumpkins – this is an epic vegetarian option for Christmas dinner.


This colourful stuffed pasta is a lovely vegetarian option for Christmas dinner. You could serve it as a veggie main, or give it to everyone as a starter to kick off the meal.


What would a roundup of vegetarian options for Christmas dinner be without a nut roast?! And this one is not just vegetarian, but it’s dairy-free, gluten-free and vegan, too. Crunchy and full of spices, everyone will be tucking into this!


Sticky, roasted veggies on creamy polenta, served with wild mushroom sauce and horseradish crème fraîche – this is pure indulgence.


This tart is a perfect vegetarian option for Christmas dinner. Make it the day before and heat through once dinner’s ready. If you can’t get wild mushrooms, just use extra chestnut mushrooms.  


Now, no Christmas dinner would be complete without a stonkingly good gravy. This recipe is actually vegan, but you’d never guess. It’s packed with porcini, bay, Marmite, port, tomato purée, and lots of other secret ingredients…

To learn more about the wonderful world of veg, head to the Vegepedia!