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Meat Free Roasts?

The traditional Christmas roast can be overhauled into a meat-free feast for a lower carbon celebration that will leave everyone stuffed!

Meat Free Roasts?

How to have a meat-free Christmas

While a roast turkey may be traditional, there are some exciting meat-free options for a special roast dinner to make your Christmas one to remember.

There are a million and one (well, nearly :-)) recipe ideas from Jamie Oliver to cover you from starters to pudding and nibbles in between.

We love the current trend for  veggie wellington, mushrooms make a luxurious festive filling (try this recipe  or this one ) but there are loads more options to choose from.

Olive oil is a great replacement for goose fat to make tasty roasties that everyone will love – try adding a couple of cloves of garlic and a spring of rosemary while roasting to add some extra flavour.

Halloumi provides an amazing alternative to the popular pigs in blankets – try this recipe for your festive feast.

 

Some inspirational online recipe resources

The inter-web is bursting with treats for you to make this Christmas, here are a selection of some that we hope will inspire you to go meat-free at least for some of the festive season…

Mouth wateringly delicious ideas from Olive magazine, especially the veggie Christmas wreath filled with ricotta and butternut squash.

The Independent suggest the 9 best alternatives to a Christmas roast.

Delicious magazine has your meat-free Christmas covered with a whacking 47 recipe suggestions!

Enjoy every bite!