Whether you’re a plant-based eater yourself, catering for one, or keen to try something different this festive season, these vegan recipes are sure to be a hit.
5 alternative vegan Christmas dinner ideas
1. Roasted chestnut-cranberry-stuffed squash
This stuffed squash recipe is a perfect main course, and it looks amazing, too. It’s balanced with pulses and vegetables – the quinoa and mushroom filling go hand in hand, sweetened by gorgeous squash flesh.
2. Easy vegan lentil Wellington
In the UK, Wellingtons are a classic, and this herby lentil-rich recipe is a fine example. It’s hearty, delicious, and sure to please even the pickiest of eaters. It’s also gluten-free.
3. Mini chestnut cranberry pies
This flavorsome recipe produces eight small vegan chestnut cranberry pies.
It combines lentils, mushrooms, chestnuts, and butternut squash, along with a handful of other nutritious ingredients.
4. Baked butternut squash with mushroom filling
Nutritious and delicious, this vegan Christmas meal will help kick off your celebrations the right way.
It’s high in vitamins A, B6, and C, as well as magnesium and fiber, and is sure to satisfy these holidays.
5. Vegan gluten-free lentil stew
Stews offer a sense of comfort that few foods do, and can make for the perfect addition to your festive mealtime.
The protein-rich, gluten-free, vegan stew is served with hearty mashed potatoes on the side.