If you want to lose weight, it’s not just sugar you should be cutting out. These vegetarian recipes will help too!
New research suggests eating excessive amounts of meat can contribute to obesity. Scientists at the University of Adelaide argue that fats and carbs give us energy to meet our demands. And they are digested a lot quicker than protein. This means the energy stored from meat often turns into fat within our bodies.
Trying out some of these veggie recipes a few times a week will help you slim down with minimum effort. You don’t have to cut it out entirely if you don’t want to! These recipes are also packed with nutrients and will be kinder to your bank balance, too.
Whether you want to eat less meat to improve your health, or you’re a genuine veggie we’ve got a great selection of delicious vegetarian recipes for you to try out at home. These dishes are so easy to make and prove that meals can still be tasty without meat!
Beetroot and feta sausages are a real treat. This one-pot dinner couldn’t be easier, just pop it in the oven for 40 mins – easy!
This colourful veggie spaghetti is on the table in 15 mins – we’ve used a great shortcut for cheaper roasted peppers too.
A quick and easy one-pot meal using prepared vegetables, this stew is perfect for a mid-week supper.
We love this delicious vegetable pie topped with cheesy mash potato. Comfort food at its finest, it’s the perfect rainy-night-in supper.
Love your food but still want to eat well? Try t his tasty veggie curry, a great way to reach your five-a-day.
Veggie pancakes with a gorgeous spinach, garlic and ricotta filing (inspired by Italian crespolini) make a great alternative to cannelloni – ideal for a speedy, easy supper.
Try our great vegetarian chilli dish that’s perfect for feeding all the family. Ready in just 4 simple steps, we love serving it in tacos for a crispy edge.
The delicious, rich Mediterranean flavours in this layered bake will feed and satisfy all the family!
The classic French casserole is normally made with a variety of meats and takes hours in the oven – but Slimming World’s light version is healthy and on the table in just 30 minutes!
We love a cauliflower and potato balti, so it’s not surprise we’re fans of the wrap version too.
Who needs beef burgers when you can enjoy Slimming World’s tasty veggie recipe – lentil burgers taste delicious with cous cous and salad.
Our gnocchi is ready in a super speedy 10 minutes – healthy, filling and oh-so-tasty – that’s our kind of fast food.
This Brie and Wensleydale frittata makes a great weekend brunch, lunch or easy dinner. It’s also a good dish to use up leftover cheese in the fridge.
Chilli jam is the key ingredient which gives these indulgent mushroom cheese stacks a surprise kick.
Make extra of our delicious pesto pasta for dinner and enjoy for lunch the following day.
Our dinky Quorn burgers are a real treat and making your own burgers isn’t as hard as you think.
Celebrate the sunshine with this simple, light vegetarian dinner served with feta cheese. At 160 calories per portion, it’s a great choice for a dinner on a 5:2 diet fast day.
Pastry, tomatoes and pesto make a great combination and this tart would be a welcome addition to any party platter.
This tomatoey pasta is lovely and filling, and the sauce is low-fat too. You can even use the sauce as a tasty topping for jacket potatoes.
You only need a handful of ingredients to make this impressive tart – a posh alternative to pizza!
Low-fat mozzarella is the perfect creamy topping for this mixed veg grill. It’s a great dinner option if you’re watching your waistline.
A great way to sneak more veggies into the kids’ meals is our veggie bolognese – blitzing half of the vegetables in a blender with the lentils gives them a mince-like texture. They’ll never guess!
Comfort food at its best – these tomato, basil and cheesy garlic jacket potatoes are filling, tasty and not expensive either. Start the potatoes in the microwave to speed up the cooking time
Squash, cauliflower, onion – this jalfrezi is so versatile, it’s great for any veg you have that needs using up.
Getting your BBQ on soon? You’ll definitely want to make these moreish veggie kebabs.
Aubergines or mushrooms (whichever you prefer!), pack out this filling Italian pasta.
Fancy a speedy recipe for risotto? This is the perfect one pot meal – ready in 30 minutes.
You don’t have to be a vegetarian to enjoy a meat-free meal! In this lasagne spinach and mushrooms replace the mince and it’s just as tasty!
Get the family excited about dinner time with these tasty and filling vegetarian wraps!
A moreish French cream cheese makes our veggie pasta dish irresistible!