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40 Vegetarian Recipes for Father’s Day

40 vegetarian ideas for Father's Day

In case you’d forgotten, Father’s Day is coming up next weekend. This is one of the few holidays that is celebrated on the same day in the UK and the US (and about a million other countries), so I can do a post like this without excluding half of my readers. Woo! So if you’re thinking of spoiling your Dad, here are some great vegetarian recipes for Father’s Day (or any other day) that he’s sure to love.


Starting the day by taking him breakfast in bed? How about one of these…

Mexican baked eggs
Mexican baked eggs (pictured above)
Potato dill frittata with cheddar hollandaise from Wanna Be A Country Cleaver
Bruschetta baked eggs from Nutmeg Nanny
Breakfast stuffed poblano peppers from A Spicy Perspective
Spinach and artichoke egg roulade from Nutmeg Nanny, by Fat Girl Trapped in a Skinny Body


If you don’t have time to cook a full-on dinner, why not try one of these lighter lunch options…

Nacho roasted chickpeas

Homity pie (cheesy leek and potato pie)
Secret ingredient tomato soup from Lauren’s Latest
Open faced enchilada veggie quesadillas from Two Peas and their Pod
Spicy tattie puffs from Tinned Tomatoes
BBQ tempeh sandwiches from Oh My Veggies
Sweet potato black bean burritos from the Novice Chef
Mushroom, garlic and parmesan flatbread from My Life as a Mrs
Vegetarian meatball sub from Happy Food Healthy Life
Spicy veggie tacos with chunky guacamole from Tinned Tomatoes


If your celebrations are continuing into the evening, try one of these great vegetarian dinner ideas…

Black bean enchiladas with avocado sauce

Black bean enchiladas with avocado sauce (pictured above)
Caramelised carrot and coriander risotto with mozzarella
Rustic bread and eggplant lasagna from Vegan Yum Yum
Mesir wat lentil stew with ayib from A Spicy Perspective
Spicy Szechuan eggplant with tofu from Veggie Belly
Roasted red pepper and goat’s cheese alfredo from Lauren’s Latest
Broccoli cheddar pot pies from Oh My Veggies
Cuban black beans from scratch from My Life as a Mrs

Veggie enchiladas in jalapeno sour cream sauce (pictured top)
Rigatoni with eggplant and pine nut crunch from the Novice Chef
Richly braised lentils from Tinned Tomatoes
Roasted poblano mac and cheese from Oh My Veggies
Spinach and artichoke lasagna from Lauren’s Latest
Creamy spinach dal from Veggie Belly
Creamy zucchini and spinach rigatoni from Happy Food Healthy Life


If your Dad has more of a sweet tooth, how about one of these tasty desserts…

Bread and butter pudding two ways
Vanilla bean ice cream with dark chocolate sauce from Fat Girl Trapped in a Skinny Body
Greek yoghurt cheesecake from Chocolate Covered Katie
Apple doughnuts with caramel glaze from Savory Simple
Sticky toffee pudding from Brown Eyed Baker
British flapjacks from Completely Delicious

I hope you enjoyed my choices! Make sure you check out some of the other great recipes on the blogs I’ve linked up to as well – I’ve only chosen a select few, but there are plenty more to see. Enjoy!

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Ashley Bee (Quarter Life Crisis Cuisine)

Tuesday 11th of June 2013

I need to start injecting more veggies into my diet. These all look so good, and full of flavor!

Courtney @ The Fig Tree

Monday 10th of June 2013

Awesome recipe round-up! Now to figure out what to make first! My dad would love so many of these dishes.


Sunday 9th of June 2013

Great post Becca. Thanks for including me :)


Sunday 9th of June 2013

What a great post! I want to try the mushroom and chickpea curry...