Savoury Carrot and Parsnip Cake

This image and recipe are courtesy of Tesco.com Decorated with colourful carrot and parsnip ribbons, this vegan (and gluten-free) nut roast is the perfect main for a special occasion. Made with leeks, nuts and lentils, this hearty roast is packed with flavour and texture too. Serve with vegan gravy and roast potatoes for an alternative Sunday lunch. Ingredients 1 tbsp olive oil 500g leeks, finely sliced ½ tbsp thyme leaves 2 garlic cloves, crushed 500g…

Fish Dogs with Tomato Relish and Butternut Squash Chips

This image and recipe are courtesy of Sainsburys.co.uk Packed with mashed potatoes, green peas and poached cod, kids will love this crispy fish dog recipe – and it’s healthier than a hot dog! The sweet cherry tomato relish is also a healthier alternative to ketchup Ingredients 200g cherry tomatoes, diced 2 spring onions, finely chopped 3 tbsp olive oil 1 tsp balsamic vinegar 2 x 300g butternut squash crinkle chips 350g potatoes, peeled 125g petits…

Sweet Potato Dauphinoise

This image and recipe are courtesy of Aldi.co.uk This delicious take on a classic side dish is the perfect addition to your dinner. For vegetarians, why not try this as a main? Ingredients 1kg Sweet Potatoes 1 Onion 3 Garlic Cloves, crushed 2 sprigs of Fresh Thyme 25g Butter, plus extra for greasing 250ml Double Cream 150ml Milk 50g Grated Parmesan 1 tsp Salt 1 tsp Pepper Method Preheat the oven to 200°C/Fan 180°C/Gas mark…

Twice Baked Pumpkin

This image and recipe are courtesy of Tesco.com Packed with fresh herbs and creamy goat’s cheese, this delicious pumpkin recipe is simple-to-follow and makes the most of this seasonal vegetable. A delicious autumnal dish that’s ideal as a midweek meal – what’s more it’s also a great Halloween party idea! Serves 4 15 mins to prepare and 60 mins to cook Ingredients 2kg (4Ib) pumpkin 2 tbsp olive oil 125g (4oz) bulgur wheat, rinsed 300ml…

Coconut Chilli Chicken

This image and recipe are courtesy of Waitrose.com Ingredients 2kg boneless British chicken thighs, diced  300g whole yogurt  100g desiccated coconut  120ml sunflower oil  12 green cardamom pods, seeds removed and ground  1 cinnamon stick  1 tsp ground cloves  4 shallots, thinly sliced  2 tbsp freshly grated ginger, plus extra, cut into matchsticks, to serve  2 tbsp crushed garlic  4 tsp ground turmeric  2 tsp cayenne pepper  1½ tbsp smoked paprika 2 plum tomatoes, chopped …

Cheddar Cheese and Broccoli Soup

This image and recipe are courtesy of A wonderfully warming option for lunch, this broccoli and cheese soup is delicious and healthy in equal measure.   Ingredients 190g British Medium Cheddar 25g Butter 1 Medium Onion – chopped 1 Bunch Fresh Broccoli 150g Potatoes – peeled 1 Vegetable Stock Cube 800ml Water 300ml single cream Salt and Black Pepper Method Melt the butter in a large saucepan, add the onion and sauté until soft, chop…

Apple and Sausage One Pan Roast

This image and recipe are courtesy of Tesco.com   This one-pan family meal is perfect as the season changes, and is just as delicious using vegetarian sausages. Ingredients:   6 good-quality pork sausages 1 onion, cut into wedges 1tbsp wholegrain mustard 1tbsp maple syrup 2 eating apples, sliced 4-5 sage leaves Method: Heat the oven to gas 6, 200°C, fan 180°C. Put the sausages in a roasting tin along with the onion wedges. Roast for…

Cheesy Stuffed Mushrooms with Leek Mash

This image and recipe are courtesy of Tesco.com Gooey mozzarella, punchy Stilton and crunchy pine nuts are stuffed into Portobello mushrooms for a gloriously cheesy meal. Served with a creamy leek mash and roasted tomatoes, this vegetarian dish is definite comfort food.   Ingredients 1.3kg Maris Piper potatoes, peeled and cut into large pieces 2 tbsp olive oil 3 shallots, finely diced 2 garlic cloves, crushed 2 tsp fresh thyme leaves 2 thin slices sourdough…

Lasagne

This image and recipe are courtesy of Sainsburys.com A firm family favourite. Ingredients 1 tbsp olive oil 1 onion, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, crushed 250 g smoked bacon lardons 500 g extra lean British beef steak mince 100 ml red wine, optional 780 g Italian chopped tomatoes 2 tbsp tomato purée 1 tbsp light soy sauce 1 tbsp Worcester sauce 1 tsp dried mixed herbs 60 g unsalted English butter 60 g British plain flour 850 ml British semi-skimmed milk 250 g egg lasagne sheet 30 g Parmigiano Reggiano, grated Method 1Heat the oil in a frying pan and cook the onion over a medium…

Broad Bean, Feta and Asparagus Salad

This image and recipe are courtesy of Sainsburys.co.uk. This veggie salad is simple to prepare and the quantities are easy to double or triple to feed a crowd Ingredients 400 g new potatoes or Jersey Royals, halved 350 g bundle asparagus spears, trimmed 200 g podded fresh or frozen broad beans 1 tbsp Dijon mustard 2 tbsp lemon juice 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 3 spring onions, trimmed and finely chopped 100 g Greek feta cheese, crumbled 2 tbsp chopped fresh dill Method 1Place the potatoes in a saucepan and cover with…

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