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Vegetarian dinnder party- no tomatoes or nightshades

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hotair Mon 30-Sep-13 16:18:04

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TeamJesse Thu 03-Oct-13 14:57:36

Smitten Kitchen's mushroom bourgignon looks good too.

sonlypuppyfat Wed 02-Oct-13 23:21:11

Egg and chips?

MelanieCheeks Wed 02-Oct-13 23:18:39

Just remembered a lovely Meryl Streep salad- watercress, avocado, segments of orange or pink grapefruit, use the juice saved during segmenting to make a dressing with oil of choice, sprinkle with toasted pumpkin seeds.

hotair Tue 01-Oct-13 10:57:13

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nicename Tue 01-Oct-13 08:42:26

I love polenta when its baked then sliced and griddled. Any nice sauce on top is good. Is cream ok?

HuevosRancheros Tue 01-Oct-13 08:39:13

Following on from the Ottolenghi suggestion earlier, these stuffed onions are amazing. There is a small amount of tomato in there, but I think you could omit it with no problem.

If you can get hold of a copy of Plenty (from the library maybe?) I'm sure you could find something stunning that would suit you all smile

MelanieCheeks Tue 01-Oct-13 08:10:46

Michel Roux does a fabulous veg tarte tatin which has red onions and fennel as the star ingredients. There's also a chilli, but you could omit that. It looks very pretty, would work with a good green salad for a dinner party.

ErrolTheDragon Mon 30-Sep-13 21:26:39

>Isn't red pepper part of the nightshade family?
no, its in the capsicum family not solanums I think. But I'm sure the OP knows if she can eat it or not.

hotair Mon 30-Sep-13 19:53:32

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DoItTooJulia Mon 30-Sep-13 18:16:55

Oh and Sainsbo does a cheap Parmesan substitute that is veggie.

DoItTooJulia Mon 30-Sep-13 18:16:16

this is amazing

In fact, I would check out Ottolenghi's recipes. Mejadra is awesome too.

shrinkingnora Mon 30-Sep-13 18:13:43

Parmesan is not veggie so careful if you do a risotto.

sleepyhead Mon 30-Sep-13 17:40:17

Just checked. All halloumi is vegetarian as it's not made with rennet.

sleepyhead Mon 30-Sep-13 17:38:50

You can get veggie halloumi. Don't know if it all is, but the stuff I got in Tesco recently said it was.

Patilla Mon 30-Sep-13 17:35:36

example mushroom risotto though I'd put fresh ones in too

Patilla Mon 30-Sep-13 17:33:56

Butternut squash stuffed with cous cous and vegetables and some cumin/coriander/chilli?

Topped with veggie cheese?

Patilla Mon 30-Sep-13 17:30:13


Erm mushroom stroganoff if dairy isn't off the menu
Or mushroom risotto - use some dried porcini mushrooms and white wine to give it depth

Patilla Mon 30-Sep-13 17:28:09

Isn't red pepper part of the nightshade family?

ErrolTheDragon Mon 30-Sep-13 16:45:35

Or the other thing that tastes and looks good in quiche is roasted red pepper ... could be your starter before something with those roast roots...

hotair Mon 30-Sep-13 16:39:25

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hotair Mon 30-Sep-13 16:37:09

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MelanieCheeks Mon 30-Sep-13 16:36:31

Is cheese allowable? Puy lentils with feta and red onion is one of my standbys.

A quinoa pilaff made with mushrooms and courgettes.

Roast roots with rosemary - carrot, squash, parsnip chunks baked in the oven with garlic and rosemary. Add cubes of haloumi if permissable.

Asparagus quiche.

tethersend Mon 30-Sep-13 16:31:58

Lentil shepherds pie with sweet potato mash?

tethersend Mon 30-Sep-13 16:31:11

Asparagus and Stilton tarts

Patilla Mon 30-Sep-13 16:31:07

Out of interest are you the vegetarian? If its only ove person you might decide to do a veggie and non veggie option for ease?

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