How to cook a vegan roast dinner with… a chickpea roast loaf

It’s official – the nation’s favourite meal is the traditional roast dinner. The humble roast has been chosen by voters across Britain as their favourite meal, according to YouGov survey data analysed by Currys PC World.

A separate survey carried out by Currys PC World also found that we, as a nation, are increasingly adopting or experimenting with vegan alternatives to our favourite meals. Looking at England, Scotland and Wales as a whole, the survey showed that 14% of the British public had eaten a vegan meal in the past month.

Narrowing this down by region, respondents in London and Scotland reported the highest percentage of participants who had eaten a vegan meal in the past month at 18%. Interestingly, only 26 out of the 42 respondents in London said they went meat-free for ethical reasons.

With just under a quarter (24%) of the British public cooking a new dish every week, it’s clear people in England, Scotland and Wales are willing to take a fresh approach to their cooking.

In that spirit, we’ve asked award-winning blogger Vicki Montague from the Free From Fairy blog to create a delicious, vegan-friendly alternative to the traditional British roast dinner. So if you’ve been looking for the perfect vegan roast, her recipe below might be just what you need.

Check out Currys’ oven range to help you make the perfect vegan roast dinner. If you have leftovers, our collection of freezers can come in handy. Simply slice your chickpea roast loaf into sandwich-sized pieces before freezing for an easy lunch option during the week.

About the Free From Fairy

Vicki Montague is an award-winning recipe developer, scientist, mother and founder of the Free From Fairy blog. Her blog aims to inspire people on restricted diets to embrace wholesome, home-cooked, free-from food. Vicki launched the world’s first wholegrain, rice-free and gluten-free flour blend and went on to win a Silver Award for Innovation at the Free From Awards 2017.

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