Main courses

Recipes and cooking tips for inspirational main dishes.

  • 21 Sizzling Beef with Pak Choi Noodles
    Dish type: Steak Serves 4 Preparation time: 20 minutes, plus marinating time Cooking time: Under 10 minutes Ingredients 350g/12oz cap rump, cut into thin slices Freshly milled black pepper 30ml/2tbsp...

  • 22 Flat Iron Steaks with Date Infused Barbecue Sauce
    Dish type: Steak Serves 4 Preparation time: 10 minutes, plus marinating time Cooking time: Approximately 50 minutes Ingredients 4 x 175g/6oz lean flat iron steaks Salt and freshly milled black pepper For...

  • 23 Roast Loin of Lamb baked in Bread
    Dish type: Main course Preparation and cooking time: 1 hour, 30 minutes Serves: 8 Ingredients Bread Dough 1.5kg organic plain flour 750ml cold water A good pinch of organic sea salt Lamb 2 x 400g portions...

  • 24 Beef Bourguignon with Potato and Parsnip Mash
    Dish type: Main course Preparation and cooking time: 3 hours (including stewing time) Serves 6 Ingredients Bourguignon 1kg shin of beef, diced 1 stick of cinnamon 1 bay leaf 2 onions 1 leek 4 shallots 3...

  • 25 Roast Chicken with Honey, Butter and Chorizo Stuffing
    Dish type: Main Course Preparation and cooking time: 2 hours Serves: 4 Ingredients 40g (1 ½ oz) Kerrygold butter, now softer 110g (4oz) chorizo, finely chopped 1 onion, peeled and chopped 1 clove...

  • 26 Cranberry and Orange Glazed Turkey Crown
    Dish type: Main Course Preparation and cooking time: 2 hours Serves 6 Ingredients 50g/2oz butter Salt and freshly ground black pepper 2kg/4lb 8oz turkey crown, tied 2 red onions, halved and very thinly...

  • 27 Bye Bye Bacteria, Lamb Jalfrezi with Plum Tomatoes
    Dish type: Main Course Serves 4 Cooking and preparation time: 1 hour, 15 minutes Ingredients Olive oil 2 tablespoons nigella seeds 8 garlic cloves, finely chopped 500g (1lb 2oz) lean lamb (preferably...

  • 28 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...

  • 29 Veggie Chilli with Cruncy Tortilla and Avocado Salad
    Dish type: Main course Ingredients Chilli & rice 1 dried smoked chipotle or ancho chilli ½ a fresh red chilli 1 red onion 1 tsp sweet smoked paprika ½ tsp cumin seeds 1–2 garlic...

  • 30 Veal Stroganoff
    Dish type: Meat Ingredients 1 tbsp Olive Oil 750g Veal Leg Steaks, thinly sliced 2 Onions, finely chopped 1 tsp freshly crushed garlic 1 tsp smoked paprika 1 tbsp Dijon mustard 230ml chicken stock 1...

  • 31 Veal Piccata Lemon and Capers
    Dish type: Meat Cook time 20 minutes Serves 4   Ingredients 4 English Rose veal cutlets, pounded thin Salt and pepper Lemon Flour 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 2 tsp minced garlic 230ml...

  • 32 Veal Saltimbocca
    Dish type: Meat Serves 4 Cook time 35 minutes Ingredients 680g finely sliced English Rose veal medallions from your local butcher 115g sliced prosciutto 230 ml extra virgin olive oil 4 tbsp butter...

  • 33 Sausage Mash-Up
    Serves: 4 Cooking time: About 40 minutes Ingredients: 454g Pork and apple sausages 900g Potatoes, peeled and cut into small chunks 1tbsp Vegetable oil 2 Leeks, washed and cut into large chunks 2...

  • 34 Hearty Sausage One-Pot
    Serves: 4 Cooking time: About 1 hour, 30 minutes Ingredients: 454g Pork & herb, garlic or onion sausages 1tbsp Vegetable oil 1 Onion, roughly chopped 2 Cloves garlic, crushed 150ml Stock 300ml Red...

  • 35 Seitan and corn saute with cilantro and lime
    Isa Chandra from Post Punk Kitchen shares her recipe. Her latest book, "Isa Does It", is available now. Dish type: Main meal Serves: 4 Cooking and preparation time: 25 minutes Ingredients:...

  • 36 Paneer Arancinis with raita
    Dhruv Baker from MasterChef shares his recipe. Ingredients 1 pouch Tilda British Curry Rice 1 tbsp oil 1 shallot, finely chopped ½ red chilli, finely chopped A thumb of ginger 1 clove garlic...

  • 37 Grilled halloumi burger with falafel
    Dish Type: Main Meal Cooking and preparation time: 30 minutes Serves: 4 Ingredients: 2 x 400g tins chickpeas, Drained 2 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon ground coriander 2 garlic cloves Small...

  • 38 Sesame baked tofu with aromatic stir fry
    Dish type: Main Meal Cooking and preparation time: 50 minutes Serves 4 Jayne and Bibi from veggierunners.com share their exotic stir fry recipe. Ingredients 1 pack 300 g firm tofu 2 tablespoons light...

  • 39 Golden Chicken with Braised Greens & Potato Gratin
    Dish type: Main course Ingredients Gratin 800g potatoes 3 onions olive oil 1 chicken stock cube ½ a bunch of fresh sage 100ml single cream 30g Parmesan cheese Chicken 4 x 120g skinless chicken...

  • 40 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...



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