This recipe is only really worth making when you can buy (or grow!) the beans and tomatoes in season, when they are fresh and flavourful. The addition of cheese and pumpkin seeds makes it hearty enough for a complete lunch if served with a nice chunky baguette, or put a big bowl of the salad […]
Category Archives: Veggie Main Meals
This meal makes a great packed lunch, or looks lovely piled high in a big bowl for a barbecue or party. The flavours of the toasted cumin seeds and fresh herbs give it a nice zing. You can substitute the carrots, squash and aubergine for other veggies that roast well – for example peppers or courgettes.
This satisfying oven-baked pasta dish couldn’t be easier, and you can use up any veggies that you have that need eating up.
This recipe works with globe or long courgettes. It’s a handsome starter, or you could serve the courgets on a bed of the left over risotto (you won’t fit it all back into the courgette!) for a full meal. I haven’t given exact measurements for the rice and stock as you can use your judgement […]
A light and healthy stirfry using summer vegetables. If you can find some good regular oyster or king oyster mushrooms, they give a nice meaty texture alongside the tender courgettes and carrots. You could also use green or runner beans in this recipe.
Sag Aloo is a potato and fresh spinach curry which goes really well together with tomato and paneer, great for the summer glut of tomatoes. Serve with rice, naan and some mango chutney for a feast!
The hazelnuts in this salad make it filling enough for a main meal if you serve with some bread, such as rye or pitta.
A rich and luxuriante lasagne for special occasions! The amaretti biscuits give the filling a slight sweetness, so serve with some plain vegetables such as green kale, or a fresh salad, for balance.
These easy burgers are quite sweet thanks to the roasted pumpkin, and go very nicely with a tart salad such as Otto Lenhi’s kolhrabi and carrot salad.
A great winter recipe for when you can get some lovely leeks and need something warming and substantial for dinner.