Recipes: Starters

7 minute tofu lettuce cups

7 minute tofu lettuce cups0 Ratings

Suitable for vegans
Category Starter Makes 5 Preparation 7 minutes Cooking n/a
These tofu lettuce cups look pretty, taste great and can be made in 7 minutes, so you can spend less time in the kitchen. Read recipe »

Fried Artichoke with potatoes and pennyroyal

Fried Artichoke with potatoes and pennyroyal0 Ratings

Suitable for vegans
Category Starter Serves 12 Preparation 15mins Cooking 1 hour
Artichokes

12 artichokes

Procedure:

Clean the artichokes and cook them in salted water with vinegar, bay leaf ... Read recipe »

Vegetable & Tofu Wontons - Diabetes.co.uk Christmas Cook Book

Vegetable & Tofu Wontons - Diabetes.co.uk Christmas Cook Book0 Ratings

Category Starter Makes 16 Preparation 15 -20 minutes Cooking 2 Minutes
Vegetable & Tofu Wontons- These easy to make horderves are a perfect vegetarian christmas canapé to impress your guest over the festive season. One of... Read recipe »

Padron Peppers stuffed with spicy paneer

Padron Peppers stuffed with spicy paneer0 Ratings

Category Starter Serves 2 Preparation 30 mins Cooking 1 hour
A dish that needs Padron Peppers, Paneer and a little bit of patience to assemble but trust me when you take a bite of the padron pepper it is so very wort... Read recipe »

Chickpea and Potato Dahl

Chickpea and Potato Dahl3 Ratings

Suitable for vegans
Category Starter Serves 2 - 4 Preparation 15 mins Cooking 25 mins
A warm, hearty, spicy Indian dish perfect for winter nights in or romantic evenings at home. Certain to get the blood flowing. Read recipe »

Authentic Mexican Style Bean Fritters and Spinach Salad

Authentic Mexican Style Bean Fritters and Spinach Salad1 Ratings

Suitable for vegans
Category Starter Serves 2 - 4 Preparation 10 mins (plus 20 mins fridge time) Cooking 10 - 20 mins, depending on preference
A gourmet-style, authentic Mexican Bean Fritter, with a simple spinach salad. The perfect meal for the kids; it's super-colourful, highly nutritious, and t... Read recipe »

Avocado salad with sun-dried tomato dressing

Avocado salad with sun-dried tomato dressing0 Ratings

Suitable for vegans
Category Starter Serves 2 Preparation 15 Cooking n/a
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Red pepper mousse

Red pepper mousse 0 Ratings

Suitable for vegans
Category Starter Serves 6 Preparation 7 mins Cooking 7 mins (including prep)
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Warm white bean and garlic dip with winter crudités

Warm white bean and garlic dip with winter crudités 0 Ratings

Suitable for vegans
Category Starter Serves 6 Preparation 30 mins Cooking 40 mins
GO VEGAN: Soya milk can be used as an alternative to dairy for making the dip.
FREEZE ME: Allow the dip to cool completely. Cover and freeze for up to... Read recipe »

Baked chilli pear and fig bruschetta

Baked chilli pear and fig bruschetta1 Ratings

Suitable for vegans
Category Starter Serves 4 Preparation 20 mins Cooking 35 mins
GO VEGAN: Grate a vegan blue-style cheese over the bruschetta in place of the Stilton. Read recipe »

South Indian inspired chickpeas starter

South Indian inspired chickpeas starter1 Ratings

Suitable for vegans
Category Starter Serves 2 Preparation 5 mins Cooking 3 mins
Ingredients: 1 can chickpeas, 1 tbsp- any oil, 1/2 tsp-chilli flakes,1tsp- mustard seeds,1/2tsp- turmeric powder, coriander powder, 2tbsp- desiccated cocon... Read recipe »

Menu TWO - Spice-crusted okra and baby carrots with noodle nests

Menu TWO - Spice-crusted okra and baby carrots with noodle nests0 Ratings

Suitable for vegans
Category Starter Serves 4 Preparation 20 mins + cooling Cooking 14
GO VEGAN: Plain soya yogurt should be used as a substitute for Greek yogurt. Check noodle packaging for non-vegan ingredients, as many contain egg. If in d... Read recipe »

Menu ONE - Baked beetroot with goat’s cheese

Menu ONE - Baked beetroot with goat’s cheese0 Ratings

Suitable for vegans
Category Starter Serves 4 Preparation 20 mins Cooking 1 hr 30 mins
GO VEGAN: Although goat's cheese is recognisably different to cream cheese, vegan cream cheese dollops will work just fine here. Try Sheese or Tofutti.... Read recipe »

Edamame with wasabi salt

Edamame with wasabi salt0 Ratings

Suitable for vegans
Category Starter Serves 6 Preparation 10 mins Cooking
GO VEGAN: Use a dairy-free spread here, soya yogurt, and nuts or gomasio.
FREEZE ME: Freeze, well wrapped, in the dish. Defrost and reheat in a modera... Read recipe »

Miso with snow peas and silken tofu

Miso with snow peas and silken tofu0 Ratings

Category Starter Serves 4 Preparation 5 mins + steeping Cooking 5 mins
Dashi is Japanese stock made with dried seaweeds. It's very simple to make your own but instant powdered dashi is also available. Do check the ingredie... Read recipe »