Lightmeals

  • 1 Breakfast Bruschetta
    Calories: 627 (per portion) Serves 4 Ingredients 750g cherry tomatoes 3 tbsp cold pressed rapeseed oil 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar 1 oval rustic loaf, cut into 4 long slices lengthways 300g unsmoked bacon 4...

  • 2 Pumpkin and apple soup
    Serves 6 Total time required: 1 hr Preparation time: 20 mins Cooking time: 40 mins Ingredients 60g unsalted butter 1 medium onion, finely chopped 200g pumpkin flesh or butternut squash, diced 2 sharp-tasting...

  • 3 Asparagus and poached egg salad
    Serves 2 Ingredients 50g wild rocket leaves 50g frisee lettuce leaves Small bunch of asparagus spears 150ml virgin rapeseed oil 50ml white wine vinegar 1 dessert spoon of honey 1 shallot, finely chopped 2...

  • 4 Beetroot, walnut and grapefruit salad with goat's cheese
    Sweet, earthy beetroot and tangy goats’ cheese are a classic combination. Buttery baby leaf spinach, fiery rocket and spicy watercress help cut through the goat’s cheese and highlight the sweetness...

  • 5 Moroccan sweet potato and prawn salad
    Quick and easy to make and full of flavour. This dish will be sure to impress. Baby leaves such as spinach, red chard and little gem are sweet and tender, making them a great background to the smokiness...

  • 6 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...

  • 7 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,...

  • 8 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...

  • 9 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...

  • 10 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...

  • 11 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...

  • 12 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....

  • 13 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...

  • 14 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...

  • 15 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...

  • 16 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...

  • 17 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...

  • 18 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  ...

  • 19 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  ...

  • 20 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...



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