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.

ROASTED BABY PUMPKINS WITH CHESTNUT, CHERRY & DOLCELATTE STUFFING

Vegetarian options for Christmas Day

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

CRACKER RAVIOLI

ravioli recipe

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.

VEGAN NUT ROAST

Vegan nut roast recipe

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!

VEGGIE ARROSTO MISTO

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

VEGAN MUSHROOM, CHESTNUT & CRANBERRY TART

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.  

VEGAN GRAVY

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…

Now that your Christmas Day menu is sorted, stock up on some beautiful tableware at the new Jamie Oliver Shop to give your festive feast some razzle-dazzle.