Main courses

Recipes and cooking tips for inspirational main dishes.

  • 21 Spaghetti with Crab, Lemon, Chilli, Parsley and Radish Shavings
    Dish type: Pasta Serves: 4 Preparation time: 5 minutes Cooking time: 15 to 20 minutes Ingredients 500g dried spaghetti 5 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 4 garlic cloves, sliced 1 tsp fennel seeds...

  • 22 Lamb and Sweetfire® Beetroot Burgers with Feta
    Dish type: Lamb Serves 4 Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 15-20 minutes Ingredients 500g minced lamb 250g Sweetfire® beetroot*, finely chopped 1 egg, beaten 2 tbsp chopped mint...

  • 23 Be a savvy chef with cost-saving family suppers
    As well as detoxes and new exercise regimes, the excesses of Christmas see us tighten our purse strings in January. By being a savvy shopper and cook, you can make significant savings. But being on...

  • 24 Josh Eggleton’s ham, egg and chips with picallili
    Serves 4 Ingredients 12 slices honey roast ham 6 Désirée potatoes 4 eggs 1 cauliflower, cut into small florets 2 shallots, finely diced 50g caster sugar 1 cucumber, deseeded and cut into...

  • 25 Winter spired brik pastry pie
    Dish type: Main meal Serves: 4 Preparation time: 5 minutes Cooking time: 20 minutes Ingredients 200g Yorkshire Fettle cheese 2 bags of washed spinach 20g butter ¼teaspoon cinnamon ½...

  • 26 Roast Poussin with Blackberry Cumberland Sauce
    Dish type: Roast If you are not planning a large Christmas lunch, why not opt instead for a special dinner for two. Serve these quick to roast baby chickens with delicious blackberry sauce flavoured with...

  • 27 Three Bird Yorkshire Roast with Creamed Mash, Cranberry Jus, Apricot Stuffing and Chipolatas
    Serves 4 Ingredients 1 turkey inner fillet (from the breast) or 400g piece of turkey breast 4 pigeon breasts 4 free range or corn fed chicken drums 1 small jar goose fat 1 small handful thyme 60g butter 4...

  • 28 Pistachio, Sage and Cream Cheese Cockerel
    Dish type: Roast Serves 10 Preparation time: 25 minutes plus resting Cooking time: 2 hours 30 mins or as calculated Ingredients 1 x 150g packet garlic and herb Boursin cheese 1 clove garlic, crushed 25g...

  • 29 Zingy Steaks with Warm Potato Salad
    Dish type: Steak Serves 4 Preparation time: 25 minutes Cooking time: 20 minutes Ingredients 4 x 150g/5½oz thin cut sirloin or minute steaks Salt and freshly milled black pepper 5ml/1tsp dried...

  • 30 Steaks with Tomato and Pepper Sauce
    Dish type: Steak Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: (Based on a 2-3cm/¾-1¼in thick steak): Rare: 3-4 minutes on each side Medium: 4-5 minutes on each side Well done: 6-7 minutes...

  • 31 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...

  • 32 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...

  • 33 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...

  • 34 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...

  • 35 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...

  • 36 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...

  • 37 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...

  • 38 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...

  • 39 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...

  • 40 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...



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