Lightmeals

  • 1 Gwyneth Paltrow's many-mushroom soup
    Serves about 6 Preparation time 15 minutes, plus soaking Cooking time 45 minutes Ingredients • 3 dried shiitake mushrooms • 125ml/4 1/2fl oz boiling water • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil...

  • 2 Irish Soda Bread recipe
    Preparation time: 15 minutes / Cooking time: 30 minutes, plus cooling Makes 1 loaf Approximate cost of total ingredients (without salmon & dill): £2.28 Calories per serving (1/10th of loaf,...

  • 3 Pan-Fried Salmon with Homemade Guacamole and New Potatoes
    Dish type: Salmon Ready in 30 Minutes Ingredients 2 Salmon Fillets 1 Hass Avocado 350g New Potatoes 100g Baby Spinach 1 Tablespoon of Diced Red Onion 1 Red Chilli 1 Lime 2 Teaspoons of Butter...

  • 4 Bedouin Chicken with Citrus Couscous and Green Beans
    Dish type: Salad Ready in 25 Minutes Ingredients 150g Couscous 1 Lemon 3 Dried Apricots 2 Teaspoons of Honey 2 Chicken Breasts Half a Teaspoon of Cinnamon Half a Teaspoon of Ground Cumin 1 Tin of Chopped...

  • 5 Chorizo and Halloumi Skewers with Tabbouleh Salad
    Dish type: Salad Ready in 35 Minutes Ingredients 60g Chorizo Slices 250g Halloumi 150g Bulgar Wheat 150g Cherry tomatoes A Handful of Mint 1 Lemon A Handful of Parsley 1 Red Onion Two Thirds of a Vegetable...

  • 6 Thai-style Chicken, Shitake and Tenderstem® Broccoli with Noodles and Coconut Broth
    Dish type: Soup Serves: 4-6 Preparation and cooking time: 25 mins Tenderstem® is a perfect ingredient for any kind of broth or curry as you can add it near the end and cook it briefly so it provides...

  • 7 Adam Gray’s hot turkey and onion tart with Stilton cheese
    Dish type: Starter Serves 4 Ingredients 4 sheets puff pastry 400g onion marmalade 200g Stilton 200g turkey, cooked 1 bunch rocket 100ml rapeseed oil Method 1. Preheat the oven to 220°C/Gas mark 7....

  • 8 Rachel Allen's Chicken Liver Pate with Tomato Salad
    Dish type: Starter Ingredients 250g (9oz) chicken livers 110g (4oz) Kerrygold butter 50g (2oz) peeled and finely chopped shallots 1 clove garlic, peeled and finely chopped 2 tsp chopped thyme leaves...

  • 9 Warm Pigeon Breast Salad with Caramalised Apple, Crispy Chorizo and Balsamic Syrup
    Dish type: Starter Preparation and cooking time: 20 minutes Serves 6 Ingredients 6 pigeon breasts 3 Cox’s eating apples 200g thinly sliced chorizo 100ml of balsamic vinegar 3 tbsp of brown sugar 500g...

  • 10 Cold-and-Flu-Preventative Saag with Paneer and Cherry Tomatoes
    Dish type: Side dish Serves: 4 Preparation and cooking time: 20 minutes Ingredients Olive oil 1 tablespoon nigella seeds 2 teaspoons cumin seeds 2 teaspoons mustard seeds 10 garlic cloves, finely chopped 2...

  • 11 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...

  • 12 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...

  • 13 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  ...

  • 14 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  ...

  • 15 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...

  • 16 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 •...

  • 17 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 •...

  • 18 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 •...

  • 19 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...

  • 20 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...



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