Vegetables

  • 21 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 •...

  • 22 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...

  • 23 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,...

  • 24 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...

  • 25 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...

  • 26 Brilliantly British: Berries, bangers and beef
    With all the patriotic buzz surrounding this year's Olympics and Diamond Jubilee, there has been no better time to celebrate British food. The annual national celebration, British Food Fortnight, has...

  • 27 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...

  • 28 Salmon and Asparagus Stroganoff
    Dish type: Fish Serves 4 Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 25 minutes Ingredients: 240g Tilda Basmati & Wild rice 1 tbsp olive oil 500g salmon fillet, cubed 200g button mushrooms 125g asparagus...

  • 29 The Ultimate Chocolate and Beetroot Cake
    Dish type: Cake Serves 8, makes 1 generous cake   Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 50 minutes   Ingredients: 250g plain cooked (vacuum packed) beetroot, drained & pureed...

  • 30 Cheese and Beetroot Ploughmans
    Dish type: Light lunch Serves 1       Preparation time: 5 minutes       In this modern twist on the traditional classic from www.lovebeetroot.co.uk,...

  • 31 Warm Steak and Beetroot Sandwich with Honey and Mustard Dressing
    Dish type: Sandwich Serves: 2 Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 12-15 minutes     Ingredients:   For the honey mustard dressing: 6 tbsp extra virgin olive oil...

  • 32 James Martin's Mushroom Soup with Coriander Cress
    Dish type: Soups Serves 4 Ingredients: · 1kg (2lb 3oz) flat mushrooms – sliced and dark gills removed · 100ml (3½fl oz) rapeseed oil · 2 large shallots, peeled and...

  • 33 Paneer and vegetable skewers by Anjum Anand
    Ingredients (makes 6 skewers) 300g paneer, cut into 2.5cm cubes 1 large onion, peeled and cut into 2.5cm cubes 1 green and 1 red pepper, cored and cut into 2.5cm cubes Vegetable oil,...

  • 34 Ingredient of the week: sprouts
    A relative of the cabbage (a descendant of the wild variety), debate rages over the Brussels sprout. Some love their hint of bitterness, leafy flesh and healthy bite; others detest these same faculties...

  • 35 Ingredient of the week: runner beans
    These slender green beauties have been grown in South America for over two millennia and are amongst the favourite of Summer vegetables. They lends themselves to light, fresh salads alongside a barbecue...

  • 36 Runner bean coleslaw
    Ingredients (Serves 4)   200g runner beans, finely shredded ½ small red cabbage, finely shredded 1 medium carrot, grated 1 banana shallot, finely sliced 4tbsp mayonnaise 1 tsp Dijon...

  • 37 Caesar salad
    Ingredients (serves 4 as a side) 2 egg yolks 2 tbs water Juice of 2 lemons 1 tbs Dijon mustard Few grinds black pepper 4-5 anchovies from a jar or tin Large handful freshly...

  • 38 Strawberry and cucumber salad by Lucas Hollweg
    Ingredients (Serves 4)   1 large cucumber, cut lengthways into strips with a peeler, ideally avoiding the seeds 500g (1lb 2oz) strawberries, hulled and thinly sliced 4 big handfuls of watercress...

  • 39 Roast chicken noodle soup with leeks, peas and dill
    Ingredients (Serves 4 to 6) 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 3 long leeks, tough outer leaves discarded, and the white and very pale green parts sliced into 5mm/¼in-thick rings Flaky...

  • 40 Pumpkin soup with dark rye croutons
    Ingredients (Serves 6) 1 tbsp olive oil 2 onions, peeled and finely chopped 1kg/2¼lb pumpkin or squash, peeled, deseeded and chopped into chunks 1 tsp finely chopped fresh sage...



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