Vegan Christmas stuffing recipe

vegan christmas stuffing

Fabulous vegan Christmas recipe ideas from Ayurvedic expert Keith Squires: versatile vegan stuffing.

This festive vegan stuffing is a celebration of nuts and seeds with gluten-free breadcrumbs.


  • 1 onion sliced
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 stick celery sliced
  • 1 small carrot grated
  • 200 g cashews
  • 100 g gluten free breadcrumbs
  • 1 tsp mixed herbs
  • 100 ml stock
  • 1 tsp yeast extract
  • salt & pepper to taste

To make:

Preheat the oven to 180 o c. sauté the onion and celery in the oil until softened. add the grated carrot and cook for another 2 minutes. set aside. Grind the cashew nuts and mix with the breadcrumbs and the mixed herbs. stir in the cooked vegetables. in a small saucepan, bring the stock to the boil. remove from the heat and stir in the yeast extract. add enough stock to the nuts and breadcrumbs to make a moist, but not sloppy, mix. set aside to cool for 5-10 minutes.

Stuff vegetables or roll into loose balls and bake for 20 minutes. Or you can use them to fill roasted peppers, courgettes or your other favourite veg.

Keith Squires is a vegetarian chef with over 30 years of experience who has even been asked to advise Parliament about plant-based eating, so he knows his stuff. See more vegan inspiration on