5 ideas for vegetarian Easter mains

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5 ideas for vegetarian Easter mains

Easter, one of our favourite eating holidays, is around the corner, so it’s time to start planning your menu. And although Easter might be on the smaller side this year, you might still need a showstopping meat-free main. We’ve picked 6 of our favourite vegetarian dishes worthy of centre stage at Easter.

Creamy pumpkin risotto

Veggie or not, everyone can appreciate a risotto and this pumpkin version is hearty, and still impressive enough to stand in as a main course.
creamy pumpkin risottoGet the recipe for creamy pumpkin risotto here.

Mushroom ragù with no-stir baked polenta

Though Easter is slightly earlier this year, it’s still happening in autumn, which means we’re seeking out all the cosy recipes, such as this mushroom ragù.
Get the recipe for mushroom ragù with no-stir baked polenta here.

Coal-roasted baby cabbage

If your Easter lunch is centred around a braai, these roasted cabbages will fit right in with the rest of the menu.
Coal-roasted baby cabbageGet the recipe for coal-roasted baby cabbage here.

Baked cheesy brinjals

Brinjals will always be a winning vegetarian dish, but there’s something so satisfying about these cheesy baked ones that we reckon you could even convert the meat-eaters.
Get the recipe for baked cheesy brinjals here.

Roast onion-and-triple-cheese tart

If you’ve been tasked with bringing a veggie dish, know that this will travel well. It’s also a guaranteed crowd-pleaser that will win over the whole table.
Get the recipe for roast onion-and-triple cheese tart here.

Jess Spiro Article by: Jess Spiro

Jess Spiro is a freelance food writer, chef and restaurant critic based in Cape Town, who can often be found in search of the next great plate of food. Follow her on Instagram @jess_spiro to see what she's eating.

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