For many of us, Christmas Eve is that day of the year when the whole family gathers around the Christmas dinner table. On this day everyone likes to be with their loved ones, friends and family, and enjoy a perfect Christmas Eve dinner. Also, we all know that the traditional Christmas Eve dinner revolves around all kinds of meat recipes. Since everyone follows a different diet and have different food preferences, the traditional Christmas Eve dinner may pose a hindrance to those who are not meat lovers. That being said, we have prepared for you a splendid list of the top 10 vegetarian dinner ideas for Christmas Eve. These recipes are super-easy to make, extremely delicious that even the omnivores will fall on their knees! Here are the recipes loved by everyone, like the tasty galettes, holiday pie, apple pie, pasta sauce, casserole and so on, but cooked in a slightly different way.
So hop on, get into your kitchen and start making this year’s Christmas Eve dinner a little different for everyone around you!
Savoury Pumpkin Galette
Pumpkin is one of the favourite fruits consumed in winter. That’s why we decided to offer you an ideal vegetarian pumpkin recipe suitable for Christmas Eve dinner. What’s tastier is that it’s a galette! Is there anyone who doesn’t prefer pastry? Of course not!
Roasted Vegetable Pesto Tart
This recipe is perfect as an appetizer and it takes not more than 40 minutes to make. Since this recipe contains a lot of tasteful veggies, the pesto gives them that delicious, Italian, extra something.
Vegan Holiday Pie With Hot Water Pastry
Again we have super-delicious veggies combined with pastry, isn’t that delicious right? The veggies included in this recipe are available throughout the whole year, so this pie is perfectly suitable for any festive or non-festive occasion.
Wellington is the epitome of the classic traditional Christmas Eve dinner table, so we decided to include savoury Vegan Wellington recipe so you won’t miss out on this deliciousness. Although this recipe requires a little more ingredients and prep time than the original, the combination of flavours with the method of preparation will not leave anyone indifferent. This recipe is very nutrient-dense and high in protein, so we recommend you serve it with a salad.
Simple Vegan Stroganoff
If you love the good-old mouth-watering Stroganoff taste, we offer you a plant-based equally delicious tasty variant of this pasta sauce. It’s a very practical recipe since you can serve it with different dishes like pasta, rice, mashed potatoes, bread rolls or green beans. Cool right? If you decide to cook this recipe, you will find that this plant-based variant is easier and more convenient than you might think!
Maple Dijon Butternut Sage Apple Bake
For those who love a little edginess on their plate, well, this is the ideal recipe for you! A fantastic side dish with the best winter ingredients that will make your taste buds go crazy.
Sweet Potato Casserole
Nobody can say no to lovely sweet potatoes, right? For that tasty reason, we offer you a healthy, crunchy sweet potatoes casserole recipe that can be served as a snack with your favourite healthy sauce or as a side dish to the main course. Do you have kids that won’t eat veggies? This is definitely the ideal recipe that the whole family will love!
Harissa Whole Roasted Cauliflower With Pomegranate
We recommend this recipe for those who want to stay healthy during this festive time of the year. Cauliflower is a vegetable suitable for weight loss and digestive health. This recipe is completely easy to make, and not only healthy but also low in calories, high in fibre and gluten-free.
Vegan Broccoli Cheese Soup
An ideal plant-based dish that the whole family loves is, of course, soup. Do you know what’s even better? A warm creamy, savoury broccoli soup with cheese. We all know that broccoli soup is a super-healthy dish, so this recipe can serve as a yummy vegetarian appetizer option.
Creamy Leek Strudel Wreath
For pastry lovers, this strudel wreath is super quick to prepare because it has ready-made filo pastry. A wonderful quick Christmas lunch, breakfast or dinner, whatever you like.
We truly hope that these delicious recipes will make up your mind around what to cook for the Christmas Eve dinner table. Not only that they are plant-based, but also, they are a healthier alternative to your favourite Christmas Eve recipes. They taste just the same as the original animal-based recipes, maybe even yummier.
What’s your favourite one? Have you tried to make any one of these vegetarian recipes? Please do leave a comment below to share your experience!
Merry Christmas darlings!