Lightmeals

  • 1 Lemon Sole Ceviche
    Dish type: Ceviche Gregor Funcke, head chef at Ceviche in Soho, shared his oh-so-simple recipe for a light Lemon Sole Ceviche - Peru's quintessential fish dish. Serves 4       Ingredients 600g...

  • 2 Green Slime Eyeball Pasta with Fiery Hell Sauce
    Dish type: Main Course Serves 2 Preparation and cooking time: 20 minutes Ingredients 1 tbsp olive oil 1 tbsp Very Lazy Chopped Garlic 2 tbsp Very Lazy Chopped Chilli 400g tin chopped tomatoes 10 cherry...

  • 3 Marcello Tully's Spiced Squash Soup
    Dish type: Soup A beautiful autumn soup from Marcello Tully, you can impress your guests by serving this dish in a glass to show off its layers.    Serves 8 Cooking time: 1 hr 25 mins  ...

  • 4 Adam Gray's Parsnip and Apple Soup
    Dish type: Soup Serves 4 Ingredients: 500g parsnip 1 onion 2 Granny Smith apples 50g butter 1 litre semi skimmed milk 150ml single cream Salt White pepper 3 tbsp grated Parmesan cheese  ...

  • 5 Pea and cream cheese stuffed mushrooms
    Serves 4 Preparation and cooking time: 30 minutes Ingredients: • 8 large flat mushrooms • 2 tbsp butter • 1 large onion, peeled and finely chopped • 350g frozen peas • 350g garlic...

  • 6 Roasted tomato basil soup
    Ingredients • 1.5kg ripe plum tomatoes, cut in half lengthwise • 60ml plus 30ml good olive oil • 1 tbsp salt • 1 1/2 tsps freshly ground black pepper • 2 chopped yellow onions •...

  • 7 Brie, tomato and cranberry tart
    Serves 6-8 Preparation time: 20 minutes, plus chilling time Cooking time: 1 hour 5 minutes Ingredients • 175g/6oz plain flour • 75g/3oz lightly salted butter • 250g jar cranberry sauce •...

  • 8 Vine-ripened tomato stuffed with couscous salad
    Serves 4-6 Preparation & Cooking time: 20-25 minutes Ingredients For the Filling: • 1 garlic clove • 300g couscous • 5 tbsps extra-virgin olive oil • A sprig of fresh thyme •...

  • 9 Tomato, asparagus and ricotta tart
    Preparation time - 10-15 mins Serves 4-6 Ingredients • 10 spears of asparagus • 375g ready-rolled puff pastry • 250g ricotta cheese • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten • 50g Parmesan...

  • 10 A Warm Radish, Halloumi, Potato and Cherry Tomato Salad with a Mustard and Dill Dressing – served with ham
    Serves: 2 Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 20 minutes Ingredients: 100g new potatoes, sliced 75g mixed radishes, cut in half 50g cherry tomatoes cut in half ½ tbsp olive oil 100g Halloumi...

  • 11 Steamed Mackerel, Spring Onion & Crème Baked Jackets
    Serves: 2 Preparation & cooking time: 7 minutes Ingredients: 2 pre-oven-backed Jacket potatoes 110g tin of steamed mackerel fillets 3 spring onions, sliced 100g half fat crème fraiche 1 tsp...

  • 12 Potato, Chickpea and Spinach Soup
    Serves 4 Ingredients: 50g (2oz)butter softened 1 onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1.2 litres (2 pints) vegetable stock 400g (14oz) potatoes, peeled and diced 300g (10oz) baby spinach 400g can chickpeas,...

  • 13 Superfood Cheshire Salad
    Dish type: Salad This colourful, tasty salad is packed with nutritious ingredients to help keep you healthy.   Serves 4 Preparation time 15 minutes Cooking time 4 minutes Calories per serving...

  • 14 Stilton, Asparagus and Cherry Tomato Tagliatelle
    Dish type: Pasta  This easy recipe is perfect for a quick lunch or supper dish.   Serves 4 Preparation time 15 minutes Cooking time 20 minutes Calories per serving 516 Fat per serving...

  • 15 Blue Shell Mussels in Thai Coconut Sweet Chilli Sauce
    Serves 4 Cooking Time: 10 minutes Ingredients: 4 tablespoons olive oil 1 onion, peeled and sliced 4 Thai shallots, peeled and roughly chopped 2 12cm (5 inch) stalks lemon grass, 1 small chilli, deseed...

  • 16 Cornish crab soup with parsley croutons
    Dish type: Fish Serves: 4 Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 20-25 minutes + 45-50 minutes for the stock A rich and intensely flavoured soup with the taste of the seaside. Made from brown and...

  • 17 Nathan Outlaw's Crab, "Classic Cheddar" and Chive Spanish Style Omelette
    Dish type: Fish Preparation time: 5 minutes Cooking time: 10 minutes Serves: 2 Ingredients: 4 tbsp rapeseed oil 1 medium onion, finely chopped 200g waxy potatoes, peeled and finely sliced or grated 6...

  • 18 Griddled courgette, broad bean, feta and mint salad
    Dish type: Salad Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 10 minutes Serves: 4 Ingredients 1 (130g) bag Italian style leaves 4 small courgettes 15ml/1 tbsp olive oil 225g/8oz podded broad beans...

  • 19 The perfect cream tea
    Dish type: Baking Serves 4 Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 12-15 minutes Ingredients Scones 350g/12 oz self-raising flour, plus extra for dusting 50g/2 oz caster sugar 65g/2...

  • 20 Trout and Ginger Salad
    Dish type: Fish Fresh griddled trout and smoked trout are delicious on their own. Put them together, add a ginger dressing and you have a sensational first course or light main course that is easy...



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