Wintry vegetable crumbles

This warming vegetarian crumble can be made and frozen ahead for a cosy dinner with friends

  • Prep:40 mins
    Cook:50 mins
  • Serves 6
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 433
  • fat 31g
  • saturates 15g
  • carbs 30g
  • sugars 11g
  • fibre 8g
  • protein 10g
  • salt 0.81g


  • 400ml vegetable stock
  • 450g celeriac, peeled and diced
  • 3 carrots, peeled and diced
  • 3 small sweet potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 2 leeks, sliced
  • 200ml tub crème fraîche
  • 2 tbsp plain flour
  • 1 tbsp wholegrain mustard
  • 1 tsp thyme leaves
  • 50g butter, diced
  • 50g plain flour
  • 50g ground almonds
  • 50g parmesan, grated
  • 25g flaked almonds


  1. Pour the stock into a pan and bring to the boil. Tip in the celeriac, carrots and sweet potato, then add the leeks. Cover the pan and cook for 10 mins.

  2. Beat the crème fraîche with the flour and mustard. Stir into the vegetables until thickened, then add the thyme and season. Remove from the heat.

  3. For the crumble, rub the butter into the flour and ground almonds. Season, then stir in the Parmesan and flaked almonds. Spoon the filling into small ovenproof dishes and scatter the crumble on top. If freezing, wrap in cling film, then foil. To defrost, thaw overnight in the fridge.

  4. To cook, heat oven to 190C/170C fan/gas 5 and bake for 30-35 mins until golden.

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