As we enter National Vegetarian Week, we share with you some of our favourite plant-based recipes to try.
We believe that eating humanely doesn’t have to be an all or nothing proposition. If more people startedeating a little less (but higher welfare) meateach week they could help the billions of animals who are factory farmed every year.
This week the UK celebrates National Vegetarian Week, which is all about celebrating eating delicious plant-based food. To help you try something new, we’re sharing our favourite veggie and vegan recipes from around the web with you. Which ones will you try?
What’s more comforting than a pile of warm polenta, topped with fresh veggies? Nigel Slater’s recipe recommends using quick-cook polenta for a softer, creamier texture.
3. Five-minute lentil dal (vegan)
Lentils are a great source of plant protein! This dal is not only easy to whip up, but ticks all the boxes when it come to flavour and nutrition. Get the recipe on the Guardian.
4. Disneyland-style churros (vegetarian)
Churros are decadent, deep-fried, sugar-coated treats. You can see why they are such a fan favourite at Disney parks! The Sun shares the iconic recipe straight out of the mouse house.
5. Plant-based chilli (vegan)
This colourful chilli will be the star of any jacket potato or rice dish. And you can make it in only one pot! Get the recipe on BBC Good Food.
6. Dalgona coffee (vegan and vegetarian)
It’s the culinary sensation of the year. Dalgona is sweet, fluffy whipped coffee, already a favourite in trendy Seoul coffee shops, now taking over the world. Try this easy recipe from the Daily Mail – swap in your plant milk of choice for a vegan version!
7. Homemade bread
Beat the lockdown boredom by donning your baker's hat! This simple recipe from the Daily Mail is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser.