Vegetarian Lasagne

A delicious vegetarian option to the ever popular Lasagne dish, serve with sweet carrots and a fresh garden salad.

Vegetarian PEPPADEW® Sweet Piquanté Pepper Herby Falafel Wraps Recipe

Try our easy homemade falafel ball recipe to create delicious vegetarian wraps loaded with falafels, fresh salad, PEPPADEW® Sweet Piquanté Peppers & tahini sauce.

Couscous with Apricot and Cumin

I love couscous with lamb, the flavours just work! Couscous is also very quick and easy to prepare in the microwave.

Rocket Pesto Gnocchi

Valota Farming brings you the best vegetarian recipe ideas with the freshest produce straight from the farm. This dish can be served as a side or as a main. 

Roast Butternut and Chickpea Salad

Valota Farming has only the freshest and best produce which makes for the tastiest dishes. This lovely vegetarian salad can be served as a side or as a main.

Stuffed Butternut Squash

This delicious stuffed butternut squash fits the bill. The cinnamon really brings the out flavours in this dish and so it is perfect if you’re looking for a vegan or vegetarian alternative roast!

Egg Muffins

Start your day right with Healthy Egg Muffin Cups! Only 50 calories per muffin, LOADED with vegetables, and perfect for meal prepping.

Spanish Style Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers

My husband and I have been trying to consume less meat and incorporate more vegetables so this is the perfect option for a meatless meal.

Quick & Easy Baked Potato

This is great as a side dish or as a meal on it’s on own with some salad. Ideal as a month end meal or when the purse strings are in pain !

Plain Noodle Salad

Quick and easy noodle salad to be used as a side dish with BBQ’s & Braai or ideal on its own as a ‘before payday meal”!

Garlicky snap beans

This recipe makes beautiful garlicky great tasting snap beans. You can leave the chilies out if you don’t like heat in your food. You can have just plain green snap beans or mix them up with some colourful snap bean variety you like.

Potato Pakoras

These Pakoras are so simple to prepare, & they taste so good! Crispy on the outside & fluffy on the inside. This is a great snack & can also be enjoyed as a side to many meals.

Bhindi Do Pyaza

Bhindi Do Pyaza is mostly serve in restaurants or in Dhaba. There are many different versions of making Bhindi, but Bhindi Do Pyaza is very tasty, delicious and quickest version.

Vegetable Crisps

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Stuffed Breakfast Peppers Recipe

This stuffed pepper is ideal for breakfast but can be served anytime . It is a great vegetarian option .

Corn & Sweet Potato Bhajia Recipe

Quick and easy vegetarian option as a starter. Ideal for Iftaar !

Aloo & Chickpea Chaat

This is my take on the samoosa chaat, without the samoosa. Simple, easy, quick, crunchy and super delicious.

Chefs Brilliant Broccoli Bake

Broccoli contains fibre. Fibre helps your tummy with digestion, which is important because chefs often have to taste a variety of foods every day.

Mushroom Wild Rice Soup – Vegan, Creamy and One Pot

This Mushroom Wild Rice Soup is creamy, made in one pot, and perfect for a weeknight meal! It’s so comforting, filling and incredibly easy to make.

Fennel and Grapefruit Salad

Fennel is a vegetable not often used – do try it. Cooked, it becomes soft and sweet. Excellent with fish dishes. Raw, the anise flavour works very well with citrus.

Beetroot Risotto

Packed with rich, creamy flavours, this easy risotto is made with ready-cooked beetroot, but you could roast it yourself.

Palak Paneer

There are so many ways to cook paneer and the possibilities are endless, the most important thing to remember is that the paneer will take on the flavour of the spices and ingredients you are using.

Caprese Salad Extraodinaire

My ongoing love affair with all things Italian has kinda made me a bit of an expert when it comes to a Caprese salad.It’s basically just tomato, mozzarella, and basil. I’ve had some that are just okay and some that are spectacular.

Salad Bar Salad

I am a huge fan of salads. I’ve called this one “The Salad Bar Salad” because it’s got so much stuff to choose from.The best part is that by assembling the ingredients into rows, everyone can pick what they want to add to their salad.

Cauliflower and Potato Curry (Aloo Gobi Masala)

This Cauliflower and Potato Curry dish is perfect for a weeknight dinner! It’s loaded with delicious spices and comes together so easily!

Kale and Asparagus Salad

This salad is all about the colour green with loads of nutrients and deliciousness ! It is ideal as a meal on its own or served as a side dish or starter.

Perfectly Baked Potatoes

Baked potatoes are quick , easy and economical to make. It can be served on it’s own as a meal or as a side dish with braai, bbq or roasts.

Oven Roasted Tumeric Cauliflower

Very easy and healthy option to serve as a side dish or even a main meal. Optional to serve with fresh or deep-fried coriander leaves .

Beetroot and Orange Salad

A colourful and delicious winter salad. This salad can also be served as a starter. Ideal also for braai and BBQ .

Easy pasta salad

This makes an excellent side dish to any meal. Ideal for Braai and BBQ as well as a starter. Very filling and easy to make.

5 Minutes Microwave Potato Chips

5 Minutes Microwave Potato Chips does not need deep frying and you will get it crispy and tasty. 5 Minutes Microwave Potato Chips are just like a store bought potato chips and is super easy to make.

Moong Dal Chakli Recipe (Murukku)

Moong Dal Chakli is a crispy and delicious snack that is prepared for festival. Making Chaklis at home is a little time consuming but I promise it will turn out much better than the store-bought ones. It is perfect with a hot cup of Chai.

Yellow Dhall by Jameela Sayed

Yellow Dhall is a wholesome warm dish. It is very easy to make and can be enjoyed with rice and roti.

Moroccan Vegetables

This Moroccan inspired dish is filled with wholesome vegetables, ready in 20 minutes and effortless to make. Enjoy!

Vegetarian Pumpkin Thai soup

I had my eyes set to try a vegetarian thai pumpkin soup that turned out delicious. I have many cans of coconut milk and I just wanted recipes to use them up…so here is this recipe that is suitable for anyone who is lactose intolerant.

Aloo GoBi

The Aloo GoBi can be eaten as a main meal, starter or side dish. It is cost effective and easy to make.

Mediterranean Vegetable Bowl

Try to include a meat-free day during your week. A salad like this one is delicious and very satisfying.

Roasted Pepper Trio

This recipe is inspired by my friend Irene Matys (aka as “The Spicy Olive”). She is originally from Cyprus and she has the most incredible recipes. I filled the red peppers with wild rice mixed with fennel , onions and garlic.

PEPPADEW® Piquanté Pepper Lentil Burger On Mushroom Bun Recipe

This meal is hearty and wholesome and can be served with vegetable chips. Try it !

Corn on the Cob with Feta

Corn on the Cob is always a winner. Enjoy with braai and roast or on it’s own !

Zoodles with Avocado Pesto and Egg

Here’s the thing about this dish. You can use regular pasta, though I find it works remarkably better when made with zoodles. It’s better on your gut health.

Veggie Sandwich

A Healthy light meal and enjoyable any time of the day. Not only is it delicious but looks stunning on your plate.

Roasted Corn and Tomatillos Salsa Tacos

Roasted Corn and Tomatillos Salsa Tacos are perfect vegan and gluten free option. It is very easy to make and fuss free to cook.

Vegetarian Zucchini Lasagna

Vegetarian Zucchini Lasagna is creamy, cheesy and flavorful. Vegetarian Zucchini Lasagna is easy to make.

Shrimp in Lemon Oil with Cauliflower Rice

The secret to getting perfect asparagus every time, is 8 minutes. 8 minutes for roasting, 8 minutes for grilling. For some reason, this is the magic number for me. The asparagus is cooked perfectly with a bit of crunch.

Veg Hakka Noodles

Veg Hakka Noodles is one of the most popular Indo Chinese dishes, made by tossing noodles with stir fried vegetables in Chinese Sauces.  It is very quick, easy and simple to make.

Balinese Vegetarian Mee Goreng

A quick and flavourful vegetarian meal, that can be ready in a jiffy. When You looking for some soul food or comfort food, then Mee Goreng (Fried Noodles), is the way to go…the healthy way.

Pumpkin Fritters/Pampoen koekies

One of the all time favourite fritters.I do not add any baking powder as I’m making the flat pumpkin fritter. the way my mom use to make it !

Cauliflower Steaks with Goat’s Cheese & Pine Nuts

I’ve really been enjoying whole roasted cauliflowers. They are succulent, full of flavour and look like a dream. This makes an amazing main dish, or pairs well as a side with pan-fried chicken or baked fish.

Green Pea Soup

All the goodness and double the taste! Green pea soup warming up the soul.

Butternut Soup

This quick and creamy butternut sou[ makes for a perfect winter warmer and a lovely treat during Ramadhan.

Creamy Corn Soup

Looking for some iftar inspiration, look no further! A quick and easy corn soup when you are looking to try something new other than the traditional cape style soups.

Italian Pasta – Mushroom Bolognaise

Pasta perfect Bolognaise! This dish is so quick and easy to make with all the delicious flavours and aromas. Try it and come tell us about it!

Lentil Bake

There are so many combinations you could try! I’m hoping my Lentil Bake becomes a firm vegetarian favourite in your household as it has mine.

Peppadew® Sweet Potato Rosti Recipe

Looking for quick lunch or dinner ideas, look no further than this easy and oh so quick Sweet Potato Rosti dish.

Peppadew® Relish & Mango Cream Cheese Recipe

This quick and easy snack recipe is perfect when you run out of ideas for delicious party appetizers or simply to serve as a light lunch.

Baked Potato Gnocchi

Try this quick and easy baked potato gnocchi recipe and enjoy as a starter or light lunch.

Baked Oats Burgers

Presenting to you a burger that’s not only guilt-free, but easy to make! And yes, this one has oats too. The best part about this recipe is that you can add in whatever you like and it’s still going to taste great!


A simple, nutritious and vegetarian dish that is not very well known by many and almost forgotten, originating from the planes of Gaza.

Instant Oats Vegetable Paniyaram

These Instant Oats Vegetable Paniyaram totally fit the bill. They are really delicious, chock -o – block with seasonal vegetables and always a hit!!

Thareed Alkhadaar – Middle Eastern Vegetable Stew

Thareed is a stew made of meat or chicken with some mixed vegetables in a soupy consistency.

Achari Bhindi

It’s okra with all the flavours of our favourite spiced pickle! And, it’s our new favourite vegetarian curry! This achari take on an okra curry was inspired by the lamb version. And, it could not be easier.

Somosa Chaat

Try this somosa Chaat in phyllo pastry cups, it actually tastes better with that extra crunch to it, just pick it up and bite in to it! Oh so yum!


This Middle Eastern appetizer is made using the flesh of oven-roasted brinjals/eggplant as the base, blended together with tahini and spices to give you a smooth, creamy and delicious dip for veggies or pita wedges.

Cabbage Sambharo (Cabbage Stir Fried Salad)

Cabbage sambharo is a Guajarati healthy stir fry sweet and sour salad. Kobi means Cabbage and Sambharo is a stir fry made from grated veggies sautéed with chilies in oil, mustard seeds and turmeric.

Hasselback Sweet Potatoes

These hasselback sweet potatoes are really scrumptious. I usually make the regular potatoes using this recipe as well, but sometimes we all prefer the sweeter flavour of the sweet potato.

Roasted Vegetable Stew

The recipe that I am about to share is totally vegetarian, and would make a great accompaniment to a chicken or meat dish.

Spiralized Vegetable Rostis

These spiralized Rostis are so simple to make and it’s a great way to add vegetables into your kids diet. The adults will enjoy it too with a spicy dipping sauce to serve.

Bakwan Sayur – Vegetable Fritters/Indonesian Pakoda

These fritters are easy to make and very tasty…so delicious you will not be able to stop at one.

Stuffed Baked Potatoes with Cheese

This is a delicious vegetarian main course recipe. It can be served as a side dish as well.

Stuffed Mushrooms

Stuffed mushrooms should be on everyone’s menu, it is easy to make and a very versatile side or even as a main.

Channa Masala

Chana Masala is an excellent gravy recipe which goes well with Poori, Chapthi, idli and dosa. This recipe is very nutritious because it is made with Chickpeas / Konda Kadalai.

Vegetable Manchurian / Veg Manchurian Gravy

Veg Manchurian is an Indo- Chinese recipe in which vegetables are made into crispy balls and added to a special sauce which makes a perfect side for naan and fried rice.

Potato Curry

Potato Curry / Urulaikizhangu Kulambu is a simple and easy recipe made with just few ingredients like potatoes and masalas. This recipe can be made in few minutes with ease.

Vegetable Fried Rice

Vegetable Fried Rice is a popular Indo-Chinese dish. This vegetable fried rice is quite easy to make at home. We are going to make this fried rice special by adding fried potatoes.

Mushroom Biryani Rice

Mushroom biryani (known as Kaalan Biryani in Tamil) is one of the delicacies of vegetarian cooking and this mushroom biryani recipe is one of my favorite recipes.

Kuska/Plain Breyani

Kuska / Plain Breyani is a simple and easy rice recipe made without adding any meat or vegetables. Rice is flavored with whole spices and masalas which adds unique taste to the recipe.

Egg Fried Rice

Egg Fried Rice is a popular Indo-Chinese dish often had in most of the restaurants. This egg fried rice is quite easy to make at home and tastes amazing.

Cauliflower Manchurian Recipe / Gobi Manchurian Dry

Gobi Manchurian is an exciting recipe from Indo-Chinese cuisine featuring crispy cauliflower florets in a tantalizing spicy sauce. Cauliflower is a low calorie, high fiber vegetable.

Simple Tomato Bruschetta

A celebration of summer’s freshest and most beautiful ingredients, combined to form one delicious appetizer.

Balsamic Roasted Figs & Labneh Phyllo Tarts

A gorgeously simple yet delicious snack, with violently crunchy buttery phyllo pastry cups and sweet thyme-scented balsamic roast figs on a bed of tangy labneh.

Mediterranean Vegetable Frittata

A wonderfully nutritious meal that is quick, affordable, easy to put together and perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner!

Roast Portobella Mushrooms With Parmesan Breadcrumbs

To make these babies, you first roast the Portobello mushroom caps all by themselves, gill-side-up for about 20 minutes. This is where the magic happens.

Green Spring Toast & Slowing Down

A celebration of spring on toast; this bruschetta is loaded with fresh and zesty light spring flavours and is simply delicious for breakfast or lunch. top with a poached egg for a more substantial meal!

Afelia’s Falafels

You don’t have to eat these as a snack, a healthy vegetarian meal can be made of this too; add the cooked falafels to pitta bread or tortilla wraps with salad and sauce and you’ve got yourself a light, filling meal.

Creamy Potato Gratin

Creamy Potato Gratin is the perfect side dish for Afelia’s Roast Chicken or Sunday leg of lamb. I consider it to be a lush side dish.

Couscous & Feta Stuffed Peppers

I used 4 sweet pointed peppers in this recipe but had some extra filling leftover, next time I plan to use 6 pointed peppers. Alternatively, you can use red bell peppers.

Classic Tomato Salad

This Classic Tomato Salad is usually served alongside dishes such as Akhni Fulab and Classic Lamb & Potato Curry, it’s so easy to execute and doesn’t take long to prepare. A staple in Bengali households.

Baingon Ar Tematoo Biran (Fried Aubergine and Tomato)

I pan fried the aubergine slices with some ground cumin before adding them to the masala because (I think) doing this adds more flavour than just adding in slices of uncooked aubergine.

Halloumi, Quinoa & Pomegranate Salad

A salad rich in textures, packed with goodness and simply addictive flavours that is filling enough for a light meal.

Roast Winter Veg Salad With Blood Orange & Goat Cheese

A simple celebration of winter vegetables, jam-packed with vibrant colours, nutrients, vitamins & most importantly, tons of flavour!

Homemade Mini Potato And Peas Samoosas

There are few things as pleasing as a homemade samoosa, I don’t think I’ve ever met anyone who doesn’t like a samoosa and it would be unheard of to dislike a homemade one at that!

Butternut Squash Brûlée

Butternut squash brulee makes an excellent fall dessert. The rich butternut squash puree is lightly spiced with cinnamon.

Ultimate Roast Potato Wedges

The results are DELICIOUS. Crispy, deep golden brown and gnarly on the outside, fluffy and soft on the inside…salty, SO flavourful and UTTERLY addictive.

Taameyya: The Original Egyptian Falafel

The original falafel recipe hailing from Egypt, made with split fava beans and plenty of vibrantly green herbs.

Fuul: Traditional Egyptian Fava Bean Stew

Fuul is a simple dish of stewed fava beans, traditionally cooked slowly in a pot called a ‘qidra’ (pronounced edra) and is the quintessential breakfast food in all of Egypt.

Egyptian Lentil Soup

A traditional, hearty Egyptian soup that is warming, aromatic & filling enough to be a meal in itself.

Indian-Inspired Shakshuka

It’s a traditional North African dish of baked eggs in a hearty, chunky tomato sauce, and it’s become quite the popular brunch dish.

Zucchini, Mint & Halloumi Fritters

A beautifully simple and endlessly customizable veggie fritter recipe, perfect for quick weeknight cooking and works beautifully for any meal of the day!