Whether you're vegetarian or not, it's always a good idea to include a few meat-free options in your Easter menu!
From tarts and quiches, to colourful salads and comfort food classics, check out our favourite vegetarian Easter recipe ideas to make the whole family crave a piece of the veggie action...
Tear and share doughball bread with baked camembert
Who doesn't love a cheesy starter? And this recipe is veggie-friendly! Made with ready rolled pizza dough, this easy starter will add a bit of luxury to your Easter table with little extra effort.
Asparagus and Watercress Tart
Asparagus is at its peak this time of year, so why not throw together this tasty and simple tart as a starter? Blitz together peppery watercress, crème fraîche, lemon zest and egg yolks before spreading on puff pastry and topping with charred asparagus spears. So easy, and so delicious.
Creamy mushroom flatbreads
Tired of garlic bread and tomato bruschetta? These creamy flatbreads offer a delicious bread-based alternative to those classic starters. Top delicious Cheddar cheese and roasted flatbreads with three types of mushroom to mix rich and earthy flavours.
Kale Pesto Dip with Crumbled Feta
Tuck into this creamy kale dip before your main meal – it's delicious served with toasted pitta and a refreshing drink (did someone say cocktail?).
It's hard to find anyone who doesn't like toad-in-the-hole, so you can't really go wrong with this veggie version. Crispy batter, flavoursome (veggie) sausages and – of course – creamy mash, make for a spot-on spring supper or lunch.
Bhaji-topped lentil filo pie with a mint and red onion salad
Indian pie for Easter? Why not! This vegan pleaser has had a spiced makeover – using store cupboard saviour lentil ragu and freezer favourites, this Indian inspired pie makes for a truly mouthwatering vegan main meal.
Carrot and Pistachio Vegan Loaf
If you fancy a nut roast on your Easter dinner table this year, why not try this delicate carrot and pistachio recipe instead, which is flavoured with paprika, creamy tahini and chickpeas for a warming depth of flavour. Serve with all of your classic roast dinner sides - and don't forget the gravy! Did you know Bisto's Onion Gravy Granules are vegan? Yum!
Sweet Potato, Spinach and Feta Quiche
This colourful quiche is bursting with flavour. The tangy feta complements the sweet veg in this savoury tart. Serve up with new potatoes, spring greens and a lively dressing for the ultimate celebratory meal to welcome spring from the comfort of your own home.
Charred Asparagus, Spring Onions and Radishes with a Savoury Yogurt
An ultra-seasonal – and pretty – mixture of asparagus and radishes, served with creamy Greek yoghurt and salty feta cheese, this recipe is ideal for serving alongside a vegetable tart or quiche. Best enjoyed out on your balcony or garden in the sun, with your drink of choice.
Beetroot Onion Bake
Looking for a beautiful vegetarian side for your Easter dinner table? This brightly-coloured beetroot bake is hearty, delicious and oh-so pretty.
Goat's Cheese, Watercress, Puy Lentil and Tomato Salad
Packed with Puy lentils, creamy goat's cheese, juicy tomatoes and peppery radishes, this salad offers a lighter alternative to a classic Easter side dish. Don't forget to top it with those salty, crunchy croutons!
Vegan Potato Dauphinoise
If you need a vegan option over Easter, this dairy-free potato dauphinoise is a must. Using a splash of oat milk (as well as vegetable stock), extra flavour is added with red onion, garlic and thyme.