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25 French Vegetarian Recipes


An abundance of fruit and vegetables make finding delectable French vegetarian recipes very easy. Please note that these are lacto-ovo vegetarian recipes. They cannot be classifies as vegan because some use animal products butter, milk, and eggs.

1. Gougeres Recipe

Gougeres are delicate, miniature cheese puffs. They are a popular addition to Bastille Day celebrations and brilliant eaten with a Pastis aperitif.

2. Provencal Rosemary Almonds Recipe

A dish of these savory Provencal nuts are at home on any hors d’oeuvres plate. The spicy cayenne and rosemary pair nicely with a peach kir royaux aperitif.

3. White Bean Puree Recipe

If you’re short on time and need a sophisticated hors d’oeuvre recipe, this one is great. It takes less than five minutes to prepare and the herbes de Provence accent the silky white beans with understated elegance.

4. Avocado and Romaine Salad Recipe

This simple salad has the surprise creaminess of rich avocado pieces and the fresh twist of herbs. Use the best balsamic vinegar you can find; it really does influence the final result.

5. Bastille Day Fruit Salad Recipe

Accompany this luscious fruit salad with a baguette, assorted cheese, and a bottle of spicy-sweet sparkling dessert wine for a lovely Bastille Day picnic.

6. Cucumber Salad Recipe

Preparing a cucumber salad for your first course is classically delicious and so simple. This is a wonderful make-ahead dish.

7. Minted Zucchini Salad Recipe

Mint adds a fresh twist to classic French zucchini salad. Serve it with Rosemary Almonds for a quick, healthy lunch.

8. Mixed Belgian Endive Salad Recipe

This mix is known as a tri-color salad. Any mix of red and green leaf lettuce can be used to make this dish your own signature blend.

9. Red Pepper Bean Salad Recipe

This colorful, tasty salad evokes images of a picnic in the French countryside. Lemon zest adds a special flavor to the salad dressing.

10. Strawberry Orange Soup Recipe

Both children and adults love this fresh berry soup. It’s lovely when used to round out an entrée salad for a light, healthy meal.

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