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The days of lonely lentils are long gone - ditch the meat and dazzle your guests with these gorgeous vegetarian recipes. We've got casual sharing dishes, gourmet offerings, healthy grub and easy speedy suppers, all completely meat-free.
Portia kept the chicken theme going for her main course in Come Dine With Me Leicester
For dessert Fleur served these heart-shaped cheesecakes on Come Dine With Me Chippenham
Island celeb Derek Sandy kicked off his Caribbean-themed evening with this soup on Come Dine With Me Isle of Wight
Rob Drake-Knight cooked the dramatically named thunder and lightning for dessert on Come Dine with Me Isle of Wight
Ray's dessert was this fruity ice cream cake on Come Dine With Me Milton Keynes
Green-fingered Alan Stride kicked off with these fishcakes on Come Dine With Me North West London
This sparkling fruit cocktail is the ideal celebratory tipple to enjoy with friends
A pub landlord and an animal lover are just two of the contestants testing out their cookery skills in this show
Paul's main was meaty marinated steaks on Come Dine With Me Sheffield
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