Category: Mains (Veg)

Pasta e fagioli – Felicity Cloake

Perfect pasta e fagioli Prep 10 min Soak 8 hr Cook 90 min Serves 4 175g dried borlotti beans 2 celery sticks 2 carrots 1 large onion Sprig of rosemary (optional) 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 75g fatty pancetta, diced (optional) 2 tinned plum tomatoes 175g small macaroni, or other…

Munchies Veg/Fish things to try

https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/qv7e83/grilled-squid-and-shrimp-with-fish-sauce-recipe https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/wjv45z/mussel-clam-and-chickpea-stew-recipe https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/j5wkp4/classic-tomato-gazpacho-recipe https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/pajymb/easy-giardiniera-recipe https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/43jww3/crispy-plantain-collard-green-and-fennel-salad-recipe https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/7xnp5g/miso-caesar-salad-recipe https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/gyap8j/roasted-carrots-with-tahini-and-honey-recipe                                  

Roasted carrot, rocket & lentil salad

From BBC Food 300g carrots, peeled and sliced lengthways 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil ½ tsp cumin seeds 1 lemon, zested and juiced ½ tsp honey ½ tsp wholegrain mustard 250g ready-cooked lentils ¼ cucumber, chopped 80g rocket, washed 1 avocado, sliced 50g feta, crumbled…

Olia Hercules’s whole roasted spiced cauliflower

FacebookTwitterPinterest Whole roasted spiced cauliflower. Photograph: Romas Foord for the Observer A simple and tasty dish which, depending on the size of your household, could last you a couple of days. If you don’t finish it on the day of cooking it is great chopped and mixed…

Papaya Salad

For the salad (you can make in advance but store in air tight bag) 1 green papaya, shredded into strips with a fine julienne peeler 1 carrot, also shredded Dressing (dress very close to serving) A thumbnail piece of shrimp paste 1 Tbsp fish sauce Juice…

Black sesame dumplings…

Ingredients ½ cup|80 grams black sesame seeds, toasted ½ cup|80 grams crushed peanuts ¼ cup|40 grams powdered sugar ¼ cup|60 ml honey big pinch of salt 25 dumpling skins bowl of water Blend the black sesame to a paste then mix with the other ingredients. Put…

Roasted aubergine with tahini yogurt – Claudia Roden

These aren’t enough for a whole main meal but make a great side. Makes enough for 6-8 people as a side. Cut 4 aubergines into half inch rounds. Season with salt and roast at 220C+ for 20 mins on one side, turn and cook for 10…

Squash and potato gratin

http://www.womansday.com/food-recipes/food-drinks/recipes/a11586/potato-butternut-squash-gratin-recipe-wdy1212/

Squash and sage tart

http://www.womansday.com/food-recipes/food-drinks/recipes/a39765/butternut-squash-sage-tart-recipe-ghk0114/

Slow cooked vegetables

Adapted from: https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/slow-cooker-aubergines Add 2 tbsp olive oil to a heavy base pan and top with with 1 sliced white onion and 2 crushed garlic cloves. Top with 500g aubergines in 5mm slices. Finally, top with 300g quartered ripe tomatoes, 1 sliced fennel bulb, 50g chopped sun dried tomatoes and 1…

Spaghetti with chilli, garlic and parsley

On a low heat fry 2 cloves of garlic and a large red chilli in 2 tablespoons of good olive oil until the garlic is light brown and crunchy. Remove from the heat and add a small bunch of finely chopped parsley. Cook 100g spaghetti. Toss together…

Garlic butter spaghetti

On a low heat fry 2 cloves of garlic in 2 tablespoons of butter until the garlic is light brown and crunchy. Cook 100g spaghetti. Toss together with 20g of finely grated Parmesan and serve.

Bulgar and freekah with green beans

Makes 3 decent sized lunches. Saute 175g chopped green beans with half a finely chopped red onion for 2-3 minutes. Next add more olive oil and a clove of garlic and cook for a minute. Stir in 175 g course bulgar and 125 g (half a…

Aubergine Parmigiana from ‘Veg’

Slice 5 medium aubergines (1.25 kg) into 3-4 mm slices, sprinkle well with salt and lay on something that allows them to shed their water and drain away. After an hour, wash off the salt, pat dry and fry in batches on a medium high hear…

Pide – Turkish pasties / pizzas

Ideas Caramelised onion and butternut squash Lahmacun Roast peppers and crumbled peynir cheese Spinach and cheddar Prawn bhuna!