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Best vegetarian bakes
An absolute classic, made that little bit healthier by using a few clever tricks. It’s high in protein, low in salt and calories, and delicious to boot.
Level up macaroni cheese with an autumnal twist, featuring cubes of roasted butternut squash. It’ll become a family favourite in time.
Our vegan expert Richard Makin shares his secrets to perfecting this plant-based version of a classic and comforting pasta bake, made extra rich and indulgent with white miso.
A vegetarian take on a baked pasta classic, made with homemade white sauce (it’s easy), lots of fresh basil and charred aubergine slices. A real crowd-pleaser.
This oven-baked, plant-based paella is full of antipasti favourites like peppers, artichoke and tomato, and is packed with punchy flavour. A meat-free bake to impress the whole family.
This flavour-packed mushroom dish is a great veggie bake, with all the comfort of classic lasagne. The recipe makes six portions, so you can feed a crowd or batch it up for the freezer. Check out more of our best veggie lasagne recipes here.
This bake is a savoury spin on the classic Middle Eastern dessert. It makes a fantastic vegetarian substitute for meat on a roast dinner.
We make the most of meaty aubergines in this veggie version of a Greek classic – an ideal comforting bake to feed the family midweek.
Hasselbacking the halloumi opens up more surface area for maximum crispness. This easy traybake, with red pepper, olives, capers and lemon, is great served with flatbreads and a green salad.
Packed with plenty of fresh greens and finished with a super crispy topping, this easy veggie lasagne is ready in just an hour.
Fill giant pasta shells with creamy ricotta and spinach for a simple vegetarian bake, on the table in under an hour.
Check out our spiced chickpea bake with potatoes and crunchy filo pastry. This easy bake is veggie friendly, ready in under an hour and serves four. It’s best eaten on the day, while the pastry is still crisp.
Check out this vegetable pasta bake with juicy chopped tomatoes, nutty parmesan and creamy mozzarella. This super simple recipe is ready in less than an hour, making it an easy mid-week filler for all the family. Find more family recipes here.
Try our vegetarian alternative to this classic family bake. With layers of greens and fresh pesto this kale, ricotta and leek lasagne is low in calories and super easy to whip up. Try our other easy vegetarian lasagne recipes here.
Make a batch of this aubergine-based Italian classic to feed a crowd, or make two smaller dishes and freeze one for later. Did we mention it’s gluten free?
This recipe for baked gnocchi with broccoli, blue cheese and walnuts is really easy and ready in under an hour. Blue cheese is lovely in this, but you can adapt it to suit cheeseboard leftovers if you like. If you’re a fan of gnocchi, try more of our easy recipes here.
A gratin makes an indulgent vegetarian traybake for a family weekend meal. Check out this easy baked cauliflower with manchego cheese and crunchy almonds. If you have leftover cauliflower, make one of our cauliflower recipes here.
Check out our punchy chilaquiles dish with easy baked eggs. Roasting the tortilla chips in this recipe makes them super crisp and crunchy, so grab a spoon and tuck in.
Our recipe for baked tortellini with spinach and chilli is super easy to make, ready in under an hour and less than 500 calories – perfect for a midweek meal for two. Use shop-bought tortellini and the hard work is done for you.
One of our most indulgent vegetable pasta bakes, this ricotta and kale cannelloni is an easy vegetarian entertaining dish. It freezes well too, so make a batch and save for later. Try more of our kale recipes here.
Cauli cheese. Arguably one of the heroes of British food. Easy to make, you may argue, but follow these handy hints and tips to make this cheesy bake unreal.
This recipe for swede, kale and sweet potato gratin is the perfect side dish or veggie main for the colder months. It takes a little time but is really easy.
Our posh porcini lasagne recipe is easy to make, vegetarian and feeds a crowd – perfect for family dinners or easy entertaining.
On US menus, mac ‘n’ cheese often has its own section with a choice of flavourings. Courgette and garlicky crumbs get our vote. This recipe is easy but super comforting. Check out more courgette recipes here.
Watch our video to learn how to make this brilliant low-carb ‘lasagne’. It uses courgette in place of pasta so you still get lots of creamy layers but a bit of a healthier result!
This winter greens and ricotta cannelloni is a great vegetarian main to store in your freezer. The recipe is easily doubled, so why not make one for tonight and one to freeze?
Our super simple vegetarian gnocchi recipe with kale and dolcelatte is soft and creamy, plus it’s quick and easy to make.
Asparagus is generally in season and plentiful from April to June, and what better way to use it than in this soft-baked frittata with ricotta and parmesan. An ideal dish for breakfast or brunch.
Parmigiana is a classic northern Italian dish usually made with aubergine. This version substitutes the aubergine for courgette and mozzarella or ricotta for a fresher taste. It works really well as part of a sharing menu.
Not only is this vegetarian dish super simple, it’s great value to make too. It only has eight ingredients, some of which you’ll likely already have in.
An easy-to-make recipe for cannelloni using fresh lasagne sheets. Fill with a ricotta and courgette mix before baking in a rich tomato sauce. A substantial vegetarian dish that friends and family will love.
These mini veggie moussakas make great hearty and comforting veggie bakes. If there’s only two of you, they’ll freeze really well. Just remember to defrost thoroughly overnight.
Using a few smart cheats, this cheesy gnocchi bake is really easy to make and can be on the table in under 30 minutes. Guaranteed to be a family favourite.