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To challenge you to think of 7 veggie family meals...

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Sayhellotothesun Mon 11-Jun-18 18:33:54

That don’t involve meat substitutes?

Sayhellotothesun Mon 11-Jun-18 18:34:29

Its impossible! Iv only got gnocchi bake so far.

Jammycustard Mon 11-Jun-18 18:37:26

Stir fry.
Laksa soup with butternut squash. Jamie Oliver has a good recipe.
Frittata with potato, mint, peas, feta.
Baked potatoes.
Vegetable lasagne.
Vegetable stew with dumplings.
Fajita wraps with peppers.

Gonzales27 Mon 11-Jun-18 18:37:32

No help here, I'm equally stuck for inspiration. Following with interest!

DollyPartonsBeard Mon 11-Jun-18 18:37:55

Stir fry/ Chinese
Fresh ravioli

Have a look on Pinterest, there are great recipes there!

RhubarbRhubarbRhubarbRhubarb Mon 11-Jun-18 18:38:04

Definitely possible! Not if you’re family are as fussy as mine though hmm:

- shepherds pie (I make it with tinned, green lentils and veg instead of meat)
- mushroom stroganoff with rice
- vegetable curry
- falafel burgers (there’s a really easy recipe on bbcgoodfood and I really like it)
- lentil bolognese
- pizza
- veggie lasagna

RhubarbRhubarbRhubarbRhubarb Mon 11-Jun-18 18:38:26


BlueTrousers Mon 11-Jun-18 18:39:03

Vegetable curry
Vegetable stir fry
Vegetable pasta bake
Cheese & onion quiche
Cheese & onion pie
Vegetable pizza
Beans on toast
Jacket potato cheese & beans
A million kinds of soup
Spinach & ricotta/ravioli

jamaisjedors Mon 11-Jun-18 18:39:13

Do you eat eggs? Omelette or Spanish omelette (with diced potatoes) is easy.

ItsAllGoingToBeFine Mon 11-Jun-18 18:39:21

Chilli (beans)
Shepherds pie (lentils)
Stir fry (tofu)
Chips and dips (houmous +guacamole)
Pasta (there's like a million veggie toppings)
Baked potatoes
Beans on toast
Sweet and sour tofu balls
Veggie ceasar salad
Soup and bread
Pasta bake
Home made bean burgers
Buddha bowls...

I can keep going?

Sugarhunnyicedtea Mon 11-Jun-18 18:39:22

Vegetable lasagne
Macaroni cheese
Roasted stuffed peppers
Vegetable curry
Stir fry
Jacket potatoes
Vegetable casserole with dumplings
Omelette (cheese/onion/mushroom/tomato)
Spanish Omelette

I could go on......

YoucancallmeVal Mon 11-Jun-18 18:39:34

We are veggie...
Veg cakes (like fish but mushed veg)
Jacket potatoes

Jammycustard Mon 11-Jun-18 18:39:59

Completely forgot about veg curry.
Macaroni cheese with salad.

SimonBridges Mon 11-Jun-18 18:40:06

Frying pan lasagne!
Shepherds pie with lentils
‘Red’ pasta with some kind of beans.
Spanish omelette

Basta Mon 11-Jun-18 18:40:40

Savoury pancakes
Spaghetti Neopolitana
Vegetable tagine
Macaroni cheese

CharlieAustinsMagicHat Mon 11-Jun-18 18:40:55


Veggie Chilli
A hearty salad, eg avocado feta, cucumber with bulgar wheat
Dhal and rice
Pasta dish
Spanish baked eggs with crusty bread
Roasted veg with couscous
Veg curry

Babybearsporij Mon 11-Jun-18 18:40:55

layered aubergine & lentil bake
sweet potato curry
jacket potato with cheese & beans
egg salad
boiled egg & soldiers
broccoli & stilton soup
stuffed peppers (if you use rice & veg to stuff them)
sweetcorn fritters
caprese risotto
dolmades, falafel, houmous, pitta, salad
pasta & pesto
cheese on toast

.... i could go on?

Lockheart Mon 11-Jun-18 18:41:03

Any kind of risotto. Pea. Leek and chestnut. Butternut squash. Asparagus.

There’s 4 for starters!

Then how about a thick vegetable and lentil stew.

Or omelettes.

Grilled halloumi and vegetable skewers.

BrieAndChilli Mon 11-Jun-18 18:41:06

Mushroom fajitas
Roast veg lasagne
Veg and lentil chilli
Sweet potato and veg curry
Mushroom risotto
Stuffed ravioli
Tomato pasta bake
Quiche and salad
Veg chow mien

I’m not even veggie

BrieAndChilli Mon 11-Jun-18 18:41:47

Couscous and veg tagine

ForThoseAboutToRock Mon 11-Jun-18 18:42:00

Things we eat regularly

Vege chilli
Stir fry
Cauliflower curry or chickpea curry
Vege bolog
Soup (I’ve a butternut squash one we like)
Vege pasta bake

Only 6 off the top of my head I’m afraid

tealandteal Mon 11-Jun-18 18:42:02

Macaroni cheese
Chickpea curry
Pasta bake with broccoli and hard boiled eggs
Vegetable crumble
Five bean chilli
Mushroom stroganoff

That is without using any quorn etc to adapt meals which I assume you don't want to.

catburgers Mon 11-Jun-18 18:42:07

Palak paneer- cheese and spinach curry. It's the food of the gods.

Tomato risotto

Pasta bake

Halloumi burgers, potato wedges and salad.

Quinoa chilli

Vegetable fajitas

Jacket potato/sweet potato and trimmings

Nut load roast

Glamorgan sausages, mash and peas

MargaretCavendish Mon 11-Jun-18 18:42:12

Red pepper and onion fajitas
Any form of veggie curry
Vegetable (we use lentils, but any vegetables will do) cottage pie with sweet potato mash
Stir fry
Roast vegetables with halloumi and couscous
Mushroom stroganoff
Macaroni cheese

It does depend a bit on what you mean by 'family' meals - I recognise that a lot of these small children wouldn't eat - but if they're very young then you could throw some easier meals into the mix (beans/eggs on toast, soup and sandwich, pasta and pesto, omelette and chips)

BrieAndChilli Mon 11-Jun-18 18:42:14


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