Although thousands of people are currently vegetarians, it can still be challenging to find vegetarian products in supermarkets, especially readymade products which are adventurous and will shake up your meals. So here are the best supermarkets for vegetarian food as well as some of their best products…
Sainsbury’s Future Farm Products
Future Farm Vegetarian Meatballs
These plant-based meatballs include soy and vegetables and contain no meat while still having meat’s texture and taste. For £3.40, you can get 250g of meatballs and make your classic spaghetti and meatballs dish Vegetarian friendly.
Future Farm Vegetarian Burgers
Future Farms future burgers are meat-free, gluten-free, antibiotics free, and gmo-free! They are plant-based burgers made up of soy, pea, and chickpeas. Two burgers cost £3.40 and weigh approximately 115g each.
Future Farm Vegetarian Mince
This plant-based mince mix costs £3.30 for 250g, and despite being plant-based, it still has the texture and taste of meat. Whether you will be using it to make spaghetti bolognese or in a pie.
Sainsbury’s Plant Pioneer Products
No Chicken Sweet & Sour with Tofu Fried Rice
Not only is this ready meal vegetarian friendly it is also vegan friendly. It costs £2.75 and serves one person, but contains soya protein pieces in a sweet & sour sauce alongside onion, red peppers and pineapple. Meanwhile, the long grain rice is cooked with tofu and peas.
Spicy No Meat Pizza
This pizza is stone baked and topped with a tomato and basil sauce, but that is where pizza as you know it stops. Mozzarella style coconut is used as an alternative to cheese, along with sliced spicy seitan with red and green chillies. Which makes this pizza not only vegetarian friendly, but vegan friendly too. Plus it only costs £3!
Chocolate & Caramel Pots
It costs just £2 for two 100g chocolate and caramel pots. These desserts are suitable for vegans and vegetarians and contain salted caramel sauce, caramel ganache, and chocolate and salted caramel mousses with dark chocolate drops.
Sainsbury’s Cauldron Products
Vegetarian Lincolnshire Sausages
Cauldron’s Lincolnshire Sausages are suitable for vegetarians, as they are made from rehydrated vegetable protein and mixed with a sage and pepper seasoning. For £2.50 you can get a pack of 6.
Vegan Moroccan Spiced Falafel’s
These falafels are made from onions, chickpeas, paprika, cinnamon and ginger. Not only are they suitable for vegetarians, but vegans as well! It cost’s £2.25 for a 180g box.
Vegetarian Cumberland Sausages
These Cumberland sausages are suitable for vegetarians and cost just £2.50 for a pack of 6. They are made from rehydrated vegetable protein and mixed with a pepper and herb seasoning.
Aldi’s Vegetarian Range
Garlic and Parsley Ciabatta Breadsticks
A pack of 4 Garlic and Parsley Ciabatta Breadsticks only cost 99p, and if you like the, you should also try the Chilli and Parsley version, which is also just 99p for a pack of 4.
One of Aldi’s most popular desserts is their Strawberry Trifle, which is suitable for vegetarians and serves four people at just £1.49.
Spinach & Ricotta Cannelloni
For those nights you just don’t feel like cooking the Spinach & Ricotta Cannelloni can feel like a godsend. It costs £1.79 for a serving, but it is also safe to freeze.
Tesco’s Vegetarian Range
Cauliflower Cheese Grills
A pack of four Cauliflower Cheese Grills cost just £1.75, and they are ok to be frozen, so you don’t have to rush and eat them all at once. The cheddar cheese and cauliflower pieces are smothered in crunchy breadcrumbs and look delicious.
Mushroom and Rice Bakes
You can get two vegetarian mushroom and rice bakes for £1.75. They are freezer friendly, and you could have them as part of a meal or even just a well-earned snack after a hard day.
Meat Free Chicken Style Pieces
If you feel like cooking, this 300g pack of meat-free chicken pieces will come in handy, as you can substitute them for chicken in almost all recipes. The pieces cost £1.75 and are made from wheat and soya protein and seasoned with flavour.
Tesco’s Linda Mccartney range
Vegetarian Sausage Rolls
A pack of 6 vegetarian-friendly sausage rolls costs just £2.20 in Tesco’s Linda Mccartney range. A soya protein is used instead of meat and then wrapped in puff pastry. They look delicious and are also freezable.
These vegetarian burgers are made from soya protein, onions, and mozzarella cheese. Meaning you can still enjoy a tasty burger as a vegetarian, and a pack of two costs just £2.20.
Deep Dish Country Pies
Dinner is sorted with these two vegetarian pies. The duo costs £2.20 and is made up of a shortcrust pastry base, soya protein instead of meat, in an onion and beef-style gravy, and puff pastry on top.
Waitrose Vegetarian Range
Deli Lemon Houmous with Spiced Apricot and Lentil
This chickpea houmous is made up of sesame seed paste, lemon juice, coriander, apricots, raisins and sunflower seeds. It costs £2.50 for a 150g pot but is also in Waitrose’s 3 for £7 deal.
These are described as pastry parcels filled with spinach, mushrooms and other vegetables, and pearl barley mixed with breadcrumbs. These are easy to cook and cost £4.25 but are also included in Waitrose’s 3 for £10 deal.
Waitrose Quorn Products
Quorn Bacon Rashers
These bacon rashers are meat-free, as they are made with mycoprotein rather than meat. A 120g pack costs £1.75 but is included in Waitrose’s add two get the second half price.
Quorn Ham Slices
Quorn’s meat-free ham slices are a great solution for vegetarians who want to have a quick sandwich for lunch. It costs £2.75 for a 170g pack, and it is also gluten and soy-free.
Quorn Mozzarella & Pesto Escalopes
These meat-free escalopes are topped with mozzarella and pesto and coated in breadcrumbs. It costs £3 for a 240g pack and is perfect as part of a meal or a cheeky snack.
Asda Vegetarian Range
Vegetarian Cheese & Spring Onion Crispbakes
These cheese and spring onion bites are made up of mozzarella, cheddar cheese, and spring onions covered in breadcrumbs. It costs £1.50 for a pack of two crispbakes.
Meat-Free Steak & Gravy Puff Pastry Pie
This meat-free pie is not just suitable for vegetarians but vegans as well. The puff pastry pie costs £1.30 and serves one.
Katsu Curry Melts
These Katsu Curry Melts are made up of a blend of rice, red peppers, coconut, and spiced curry sauce. It costs £1.85 for a pack of two and is suitable for vegetarians.
Asda Quorn Products
Quorn Meat Free Southern Fried Burgers
These burgers are suitable for vegetarians and bursting with flavour. You can get 4 meat-free burgers for £2.20, which are also suitable to be frozen.
Meat Free Mini Breaded Fillets
A 300g bag of meat-free mini fillets costs £2.50 and are suitable for vegetarians. You could add these fillets to a wrap, sandwich or even a salad.
Hot & Spicy Bites
Quorn’s Hot and Spicy Bites are the perfect side to any meal or a tasty snack on their own. The bites are both meat and soy-free and so are suitable for vegetarians. It costs £2.95 for a 465g bag.