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One-pan vegetarian meals

by Marina Hopkins

published on 14 March 2019

These vegetarian one-pan meals are weeknight saviours, helping you cut back on time, effort, and, most importantly, washing up. From a fresh, flavourful baked aubergine escalivada to a slow-cooked paneer curry, these easy recipes will transform your midweek evenings.

Escalivada

Escalivada

This simple one-pan twist on the classic Catalan dish combines roasted aubergines, tomatoes and peppers, for a fresh and vibrant dinner that is packed with nutritious vegetables. 

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Down-to-Earth One-Pot Stew

Down-to-Earth One-Pot Stew

by Gemma Ogston

A soothing and hearty dish of butterbeans, mushrooms, and herbs, this is the ultimate winter one-pot – and it just so happens to be completely vegan. Serve it with rice, mashed potato, or fresh crusty bread. 

Vegan West African Peanut Stew

Vegan West African Peanut Stew

by Rachel Ama

Rachel Ama’s plant-based take on this classic West African stew combines sweet potato with creamy peanut butter and the fiery kick of scotch bonnet chilli. It’s delicious eaten as it is, or served with fried plantain for a crowd-pleasing dinner party dish.

Jamie Oliver’s Scrumptious Veg Traybake with Sweet Tomato, Chianti, Porcini, Olives, Oregano, and Baked Feta

Jamie Oliver’s Scrumptious Veg Traybake with Sweet Tomato, Chianti, Porcini, Olives, Oregano, and Baked Feta

A delicious veggie traybake made with red wine and baked feta. Bursting with Mediterranean flavours, this is best served with chunk of crusty sourdough bread, or a wholesome grain like cous cous or wild rice.

One Pan Lemon Garlic Pasta

One Pan Lemon Garlic Pasta

by Mari Mererid Williams

Here to relieve your weeknight dinner panic, this light and easy linguine recipe is not only quick to make, it’s also full of the fresh and vibrant flavours of lemon, garlic and tarragon. 

Vegetable Chilli

Vegetable Chilli

by Rachel Ama

A fuss-free one-pan vegan chilli from Rachel Ama’s Vegan Eats. This makes for an ideal dinner party dish when paired with brown rice, fresh coriander, and sliced avocado. 

Courgette and Aubergine Curry

Courgette and Aubergine Curry

A delicious recipe from the Hemsley sisters packed with satisfying veg and topped with fragrant herbs. The recipe can be made with bone broth, but for a vegetarian version you can use water or vegetable stock instead. 

Stewed Spinach Eggs (Ägg med stuvad spenat)

Stewed Spinach Eggs (Ägg med stuvad spenat)

Rachel Khoo’s stunning one-pan egg and spinach dish is a classic taste of Sweden, brightened up with fresh chives and dill as well as a little kick of chilli for good measure. This recipe would work equally well for breakfast or brunch, but it makes a lovely light weeknight supper.

Spanish Chickpea and Almond Stew

Spanish Chickpea and Almond Stew

For a taste of Spain, try Melissa Hemsley’s chickpea and almond stew, an easy vegetarian dinner that will leave you feeling warm and nourished. 

Sweet Potato, Spinach and Paneer Curry

Sweet Potato, Spinach and Paneer Curry

by Miss South

Sweet potato and paneer are both brilliant meat alternatives and taste delicious when paired together, along the with leafy spinach that brightens up this dish. Made in a slow-cooker for maximum ease, this is a great weekend dish that can be left to cook away while you go about your afternoon. 

Bulgur Wheat with Roasted Red Peppers, Tomatoes, Feta & Pine Nuts

Bulgur Wheat with Roasted Red Peppers, Tomatoes, Feta & Pine Nuts

Satisfying, nutritious, and bursting with flavour, this is one of those failsafe recipes that you’ll come back to again and again. With a variety of textures, flavours and colours, it’s the ideal stress-free dish to whip up after work. 

One Pan Mushroom and Spinach Pie

One Pan Mushroom and Spinach Pie

by Denise Smart

If homemade pies make you think of a long afternoon spent in the kitchen, think again. This vegetable pie is ready to eat in just half an hour, and prepared in a single pan for extra ease. It’s a lighter twist on a more traditional savoury pie, yet still ticks the comfort food box. 

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