Looking for vegetarian tapas ideas? Try our vegetarian starter recipes here or read on for the best veggie small plates, from grilled antipasti to crunchy veggie tempura.
Vegetarian tapas recipes
Who can say no to patatas bravas? Satisfy your guests with this popular Spanish tapas dish at home, complete with a classic paprika tomato sauce.
This baked tetilla cheese recipe from Lobos tapas bar in Borough Market takes just 30 minutes to prepare, making a great addition to a sharing spread.
Nothing will make your guests feel more welcome than these crispy, cheesy croquettes with a vibrant mint dip from Islington restaurant, Linden Stores.
A really quick and easy recipe for that tapas feast, whip up a bowl of silky, garlicky aïoli and serve with chips, patatas bravas or croquetas for dunking.
Bring Italian flavour to your entertaining with this springy Italian bread, glistening with olive oil and studded with rosemary.
Jazz up your vegetables with this impressive make-ahead dish. Grill these vibrant veggies and serve alongside fresh focaccia and plenty of olives for an impressive tapas spread.
Jazz up hummus with this vibrant mezze dish featuring pine nuts, juicy raisins and olives. It’s a great make-ahead dish which makes brilliant use of storecupboard ingredients.
If you’re after a fresh, light salad to serve as part of a tapas spread, check out this green puntarelle salad from Ombra restaurant’s Mitshel Ibrahim.
This posh bruschetta from London’s Mortimer House restaurant promises creamy Italian flavours alongside a homemade red onion jam. It’s a vibrant, sophisticated treat that’s guaranteed to go down a treat among a small-plate spread.
This impressive vegan recipe for crunchy purple sprouting broccoli in crispy tempura batter with ponzu dipping sauce can be on the table in under 30 minutes.
Nothing says indulgence quite like baked camembert, served with crunchy olive oil toasts for dipping. It works brilliantly as part of a sharing spread.
We think a well-made, classic tortilla is central to any tapas menu, and this easy-to-follow recipe requires just four ingredients to make.
Impress your guests with homemade baba ganoush, served with incredibly moreish cumin crispbreads as part of a tapas spread.
A super quick tapas dish with all of the flavour but none of the faff, try this Catalan tomato bread – the key is using ripe Spanish tomatoes.
A small plate dish which places slow-cooked veg at the forefront, check out José Pizarro’s aubergine recipe with a crunchy, garlic migas topping.
This typically Sicilian-style salad of watermelon, chicory and salty pecorino topped with toasted pistachios and fennel fronds would make a colourful addition to your tapas spread.