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9 Sensational festive vegetarian recipes

Your 5 course vegetarian menu is right here.

16 Dec 2018
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Looking vegetarian this Christmas? Look no further, we have a full menu right here for you from starters to desserts! 


It’s always a good idea to have some canapes on hand for peckish guests who arrive a little too early. Pop open some MCC and snack on these Kale Chips, paired with Duchess Meghan’s Green chilli and avo dip.

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Looking for something a little fancier? Make these amazing arancini balls the day before, and then fry them off when your guests arrive. Because everyone loves arancini.

First course is a Chilled cucumber, pea and yoghurt soup. Chilled soups are refreshing on summer afternoons, as well as being easy to prepare in advance. Its also a great recipe if you are serving lunch buffet style. 

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A summer salad is essential, and this Beet, avo and pea salad has flavour, colour and texture. Winning. 

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It’s time for main course - and both of these recipes are absolute winners. Pumpkin ravioli with burnt sage butter is a classic combination, and it is always a crowd pleaser. It also doubles as a child friendly meal option. 

We’re going a little more traditional with the next recipe: Vegetarian Christmas pie with onion gravy. Flaky pastry and gravy gives this dish all the nostalgic christmas lunch feels - even the carnivores will love it! 

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Save some room for dessert, because we have two whoppers coming up next. Baked lemon pudding with lime yoghurt is a lighter dessert with plenty of freshness and zing. festive cooking,festive season 2018,cooking tips,

For a more traditional flavour profile - but with a summery twist, try these Mince pie ice cream sandwiches.

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