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Delicious Vegetarian Dinner Party Ideas

Planning a vegetarian dinner party with some of our recipes below will be enjoyed by both the meat-eaters and plant lovers alike. 

Whether a vegetarian diet is the norm in your own home or you’re looking to get more veggies into you day-to-day eating, invite some friends over and make veggie eating a group effort. These veggie-filled recipes are packed with delicious flavors that you won’t even miss the meat!

Loaded with spices, cheeses and other ways to dress up any ordinary eggplant or mushroom, we’ve gathered some of our best vegetarian recipes for you to showcase at your vegetarian dinner party. Impress your guests with this menu for a yummy way to hang with friends will eating your broccoli!


Start the Party Off With Something Savory
Give your guests something delicious to nibble on as they come over for your vegetarian dinner party. These vegetable tartlets are made with artichokes, peas and tomatoes for the perfect bite sized way to enjoy veggies.




Greek Style Couscous
This easy dish is always the first to go at our dinner parties. Couscous is a popular grain that’s easy to make and customize to any type of cuisine. A favorite in Greek cuisine, our recipe for Greek style couscous makes for the perfect light accompaniment to your main dish.




Using vegetable broth to cook the couscous, mix up traditional Greek ingredients like Kalamata olives and crumbled feta cheese to capture what makes this dish a popular and tasty recipe from Greece.


Stack Up These Flavors as Your Main Course
Lasagna is a universally loved dish. And this version is packed with some of the best that vegetables have to offer than you won’t even notice there’s no beef!




Grilling veggies like zucchinis, squash and eggplant, this crowd-pleasing dish will be a total win with everyone.


Veggies Can Be Dessert Too!
Take your vegetarian theme one step further by incorporating them into desserts as well! These next two recipes definitely will trick your party guests into thinking these are traditional deserts.




Our pea lime cupcakes recipe makes a delicious dessert filled with hidden vegetables. The frosting has a hint of lime in it to give it that tangy and sweet kick a dessert needs.

Who knew zucchini could be used in such creative way. These muffins have zucchinis in the ingredients which are then topped with cream cheese frosting.




This recipe is also a little bit healthy as it substitutes oil with yogurt and apple sauce and has whole wheat flour to get extra nutritional benefit. So your party guests won’t feel so guilty enjoying these desserts!

Whip up this vegetarian feast for yummy way to enjoy veggies with your dinner party guests!

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Jennifer Geddes
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Jennifer Kelly Geddes has hosted Christmas cookie swaps, New Year's open houses, Thanksgiving for 22, and all manner of dinner parties in her Manhattan and Ghent, NY homes.

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