34 Vegetarian Christmas Dishes Recipes (2024)

34 Vegetarian Christmas Dishes Recipes ideas to create for lunch or dinner main course meals or side dishes, food for family get togethers.

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34 Vegetarian Christmas Dishes Recipes

Sharing 34 Vegetarian Christmas Dishes Recipes ideas to create for lunch or dinner main course meals or side dishes, food for family get togethers. Lentils and vegetables with amazing filling side dishes. Warm Oven Baked potato and vegetable casseroles with some No Bake cold salads as a side dish to compliment the main meal.

Amazing tasty and delicious, also so versatile. enjoy and Merry Christmas to you all.

What is the most popular vegetarian Christmas dinner meat alternative?

  1. cauliflower wellingtons or pastry pies
  2. mushrooms cooked or grilled with stuffing’s
  3. oven baked vegetarian veggie casseroles
  4. roasted butternut with fillings
  5. salads, and salads with nuts or protein

What is a vegetarian alternative to Christmas turkey?

  1. tofu or chickpeas dishes
  2. roasted cauliflower with turmeric and cheese.
  3. lentil shepherds pie with mash potato
  4. vegetarian lasagna
  5. Roasted filled butternut with fillings
  6. wellington or pies filled with veggies or lentils

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Meals and Sauces.

Main meals with warm side vegetable dishes and sauces to go with the vegetables casseroles.

Roasted Honey Garlic Glazed Carrots

Roasted Honey Garlic Glazed Carrotsrecipe idea to create for a delicious side dish. Easy Thanksgiving season tradition and Christmas meal.

Tasty Cranberry Sauce Recipe

Tasty Cranberry Sauce Recipe as a side dish for turkey at a Thanksgiving Meal. An Easy homemade recipe that only requires 3 ingredients.

Creamy Pumpkin & Vegetable Casserole side dish to bake with creamy mushroom soup and cheese on top the dish off with a sauce.

Baked Potato in Foil on Coals

Baked Potato in Foil on Coalsrecipe for a braai or a barbecue on the grill. Potato with skin on in foil baked on coals with main meal.

Foiled Sweet Potato on Coals

Foiled Sweet Potato on Coals or a barbecue. Easy warm side dish for a braai on coals that is wrapped in foil and cooked with your meats.

Creamy Cabbage Casserole with Cheese

A Creamy Cabbage Casserole recipe with melted Cheese topping. A baked vegetable dish made with cream of mushroom soup.

Tasty Vegetable Dish Recipe

The Tasty Vegetable Dish recipe oven baked. An easy healthy vegetable casserole that can be made ahead with veggies as a side dish.

Roasted Turmeric Cauliflower Steaks with Cheese

Roasted Turmeric Cauliflower Steakswith Cheese recipe. Easy vegetable side dish flavored with turmeric and parmesan oven baked. A main meal for Christmas.

Easy Roasted Brussel Sprouts

Bake this Easy Roasted Brussel Sproutsfor a warm side dish that is so easy to roast with just only three ingredients and your oven.

Oven Roasted Cauliflower Florets

Oven Roasted Cauliflower Florets made flavorful. Doing a Sunday Roast then make this roasted vegetable pan drizzled with olive oil spiced.

A Simple White Sauce

A Simple White Sauce made to add on to some vegetables or even spruced up with herbs or cream. A versatile recipe to suit your tastes.

Braai or Grill Stuffed Portabella Mushrooms

How toBraai or Grill Stuffed Portabella Mushroomsrecipe on a fire. Easy appetizer or starter idea, or warm side dish with cheese and herbs.


This deliciously savoury sweet potato, feta and caramelized onion tart makes the perfect vegetarian dish for an easy lunch or a light dinner.

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Maple Balsamic Brussels Sprouts and Cranberriesare roasted to perfection and then tossed with sweet cranberries and a delectable maple balsamic dressing.

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Lentils, toasted nuts, sautéed winter veggies all wrapped up in a FLAKY glorious puff pastry. Decadent,hearty, rich, flaky, did I mention flaky? Drizzled inQuick Vegan Onion Gravyor your favourite warmed BBQ sauce, and did I mention flaky!

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In this recipe, I decided to let simplicity reign supreme and I let the Creamer potatoes shine. I quartered the Chilean Splash Creamers, mixed them with a splash of olive oil, dried chipotle, paprika, garlic and powder, salt and pepper, and popped them in the oven to roast to crispy perfection.

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A vegetarian pie recipe made with seasonal autumn vegetables and goat’s cheese in a cheesy pastry. The pie is freezable so you can make it ahead.

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Perfect for Christmas, these mini veggie sausage rolls are equally at home, cold, as part of a summer picnic, popped into a lunchbox or as part of a buffet spread at any time of the year.

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This vegetarian main course is packed with festive flavours and wrapped in flaky butter puff pastry – a real Christmas treat.

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Sweet and nutty and topped with juicy pomegranate seeds, these are a far cry from your normal roast veggies. This vegan dish will serve four as a side dish.

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Farmers-pasta bake

Farmers’ pasta is our family’s Christmas Eve tradition. Break it out whenever you need a make-ahead vegetarian meal to please a crowd.

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Caramelized onion bites with sautéed crimini mushrooms, balsamic caramelized onions, and applewood smoked gruyere cheese.

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Stuffed roasted butternut

The perfect vegan centerpiece main dish for Thanksgiving, Christmas, or any holiday. Stuffed with super flavorful wild rice, cranberries, walnuts, and sage filling.

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Garlic Herb Potatoes and Squash are a great addition to the Thanksgiving Table! Cheesy, buttery, tender, delicious.

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Salad Side Dishes

A selection of cold side dishes to fill up those plates. Salads with beans and and dressing.

Tasty Curry Beetroot Chutney

The bestTasty Curry Beetroot Chutneyrecipe bottled to store. Easy South African salad, canned for a side dish, with apple cider vinegar.

Corn and Black Bean Salad

Corn and Black Bean Saladrecipe with avocado and lime dressing. A healthy vegan or vegetarian cold side dish for braai or barbecue meals.

Simple Pasta Salad and Dressingrecipe idea. An easy cold salad side dish to put together for braai or meals with a vinaigrette dressing.

Simple Tomato and onion salad

Simple Tomato and Onion Saladrecipe with spiced balsamic dressing. Easy side dish idea for a braai, barbecue, healthy South African recipe.

Crunchy Coleslaw Salad

Crunchy Coleslaw Salad and Saucerecipe idea to add to braai’s, barbecue meals as a cold side dish. Healthy summer salad with dressings.

Three Bean Salad and Sauce

Three Bean Salad and Dressingrecipe is quick an easy side dish. The three beans with onion, celery, and parsley and best salad and dressing.

Mustard Curry Green Beans

Mustard Curry Green BeansSaladrecipe. A cold side dish or pickled salad, easily bottled for storage and served with braai or main meals.

Creamy Potato Salad Recipe

Creamy Potato Salad Recipefor a summer braai or barbecue grill side dish. Easy healthy potato salad mustard, mayo dressing grandma made.

Best Greek Salad Recipe

Best Greek Salad Recipewith a dressing, tossed together with lettuce. An easy and crunchy cold side dish in a bowl for braai, barbecue meals.


It is so simple to make, and it transports well for a meal with friends. And to turn this simple beetroot salad into a hearty vegetarian main meal, simply add a loaf of crusty bread.

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Crunchy coleslaw

The idea of servingsaladat Thanksgiving is, in theory, a good one — you want something light, crunchy, and refreshing to balance out theroast turkeyandrich sides.

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What do vegetarians eat for Christmas Dinner?

  1. Root vegetable tatin with candied nuts & blue cheese.
  2. Squash & chestnut crackers.
  3. Wellingtons with beetroot, kale and stilton.
  4. Roasted nuts.
  5. Sweet carrots with roasted nuts.
  6. Smoky maple-roast celeriac galette.
  7. Spiced feta, pistachio & clementine salad.
  8. Caramelized onion, squash & spinach pithivier.


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