Meat free meals that even non veggos will love
Meat free meals that even non veggos will love

Meat-free meals don’t have to be boring and bland. In fact, we challenge you to try one of these gourmet veggie meals on your gang and see the results for yourself. Empty plates, full bellies and two thumbs  up – that’s our prediction!

Pumpkin and sage cannelloni

This is the perfect comfort food after a long day and guaranteed to please all members of the family – especially the fussy ones!

Quinoa cheese burgers

Healthy with a capital H. This delish dish will always be a welcome sight on the dinner table.

Leek and Goat’s cheese tarts

These tarts are yum, and are just right when you’re in need of a light meal.

Thai roasted tofu with ginger, garlic and chilli vegetables

Full of goodness and packed to the brim with flavour – just watch your family dig into this scrummy meal.

Brown butter gnocchi with sage

This quick and nutritious recipe means you’ll have dinner on the table in no time at all.

Roasted ratatouille

Mix it up! Try a bowl of this sweet roasted veg instead of a traditional Sunday roast. So yummy.

Warm broccoli and avocado salad

Both smooth and crunchy, this simple but oh-s0-tasty salad is more satisfying than you can imagine.

Tex-Mex bean burgers

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These smokey vegetarian burgers will soon become one of your new family faves.

Eggplant parmigana

Full of flavour and layered in a rich tomato sauce, this is a fantastic dinner idea. 

Butternut pumpkin and goat's cheese pasta bake

Perfect for when it’s a bit chilly outside, this is a creamy dish with a delicious difference with the goat's cheese.

Three cheese and asparagus tart

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Cream cheese, ricotta and parmesan combine to make this tart a cheese-lover’s dream come true.

Nachos with invisible beans

This classic family-friendly dish will be gobbled up with glee, and there’s not a bean to be seen. Sneaky.

Vegetarian burgers with couscous

Fresh is the word! These ‘eat anytime’ burgers are also a great lunch idea or great for picnics.

Mushroom ragout with creamy polenta

Mushrooms are a vegetarian’s best friend and this ragout, served on a bed of fluffy polenta, will really show you why!

Basic risotto

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Use this basic risotto recipe to create your own unique risotto and by adding more fresh vegetables and maybe even a twist of lemon you will create a real stir!

Upside down tomato pie

Not only is this yummy pie lovely to look at, it tastes amazing too. Weekend lunch? Yes, please.

Chunky vegetable soup with chickpeas

Enjoy the rich aromas of this wholesome soup as it bubbles away on the stove. Simply mouth-watering!

Asian noodle omelette

Make this dish in under 15 minutes and you’ll impress the entire family. So good.

This article was written by Jo Harris for Kidspot.com.au and has been adapted for Kidspot.co.nz

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