Recipes: Main courses

Congee with mung beans and peanuts

Congee with mung beans and peanuts0 Ratings

Suitable for vegans
Category Main course Serves 4 Preparation 30 mins + soaking Cooking 1 1/2 hrs
Congee is a Chinese rice porridge made by cooking the rice with lots of water or stock until the grains almost dissolve into a smooth, thick, creamy mass. ... Read recipe »

Borscht

Borscht0 Ratings

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Category Main course Serves 4 Preparation 30 mins Cooking 40 mins
Borscht originates from Eastern Europe, and each country and household will have their variation of this hearty slightly sour soup that, surprisingly, does... Read recipe »

Shakshuka

Shakshuka0 Ratings

Category Main course Serves 4 Preparation 10 mins Cooking 35 mins
Every time I make shakshuka, I'm amazed at the depth of flavour that some of the simplest of ingredients can deliver. It's also one of those dishes... Read recipe »

Brussels sprout, potato and leek croquettes

Brussels sprout, potato and leek croquettes1 Ratings

Suitable for vegans
Category Main course Serves 4 Preparation 25 mins + cooling and chilling Cooking 35 mins
Freeze me: Any leftover croquettes can be frozen in a sealed container for up to 3 months. Read recipe »

Christmas pot pie

Christmas pot pie 2 Ratings

Suitable for vegans
Category Main course Serves 1 Preparation 20 mins Cooking 30 mins
There's no need to feel awkward if you're the only vegetarian at the Christmas dinner table. Make things easy on yourself and your host, says Sarah... Read recipe »

Kimchi stew with tofu and vegetables

Kimchi stew with tofu and vegetables0 Ratings

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Category Main course Serves 4 Preparation 15 mins Cooking 45 mins
This is a classic Korean dish that is perfect for cold winter days. Spicy and deeply savoury, yet light and invigorating, a bowl of this is good on its own... Read recipe »

Winter Soup

Winter Soup1 Ratings

Suitable for vegans
Category Main course Serves 6-8 Preparation 15-20 minutes Cooking 1 hour 20 minutes
Fry one large chopped onion.
Add 2 chopped tomatoes,2 large cubed potatoes, 2 large grated carrots, one green cabbage , chopped.
Cover with ... Read recipe »

Baked stuffed portobello mushrooms with tomato sauce

Baked stuffed portobello mushrooms with tomato sauce0 Ratings

Suitable for vegans
Category Main course Serves 4 Preparation 10 mins Cooking 35 mins
GO VEGAN: Choose a cheese-free pesto, such as Zest, and opt for a smooth, melting vegan cheese like Tofutti or Violife slices. Read recipe »

Baked pasta filled with aubergine and mozzarella

Baked pasta filled with aubergine and mozzarella0 Ratings

Category Main course Serves 4 Preparation 30 mins Cooking 55 mins
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Chilli, broccoli and pea gnocchi bake

Chilli, broccoli and pea gnocchi bake1 Ratings

Category Main course Serves 4 Preparation 10 mins Cooking 35 mins
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OLIO Pumpkin, Lentil Miso Soup

OLIO Pumpkin, Lentil Miso Soup 1 Ratings

Suitable for vegans
Category Main course Serves 4-6 Preparation 15 minutes Cooking 20 minutes
A dark and stormy soup packed with complex flavours. Perfect for when the days get shorter and colder.

Around Halloween I love to carve pum... Read recipe »

roasted butternut squash with blue cheese, dates & sunflower seeds

roasted butternut squash with blue cheese, dates & sunflower seeds1 Ratings

Category Main course Serves 4 Preparation 10-15 minutes Cooking 30-35 minutes
My roasted butternut squash with blue cheese, dates & sunflower seeds is a tasty autumnal mix of flavours and textures. The dates add a sweetness that ... Read recipe »

Turlu

Turlu0 Ratings

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Category Main course Serves 4 Preparation 30 mins Cooking 1 hr
Turlu is a Turkish mix of vegetables and changes with the seasons. We have added
squash and beetroot to the traditional Mediterranean mix of aubergine... Read recipe »

Freekeh with herbs

Freekeh with herbs0 Ratings

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Category Main course Serves 4 Preparation 10 mins Cooking 20 mins
Freekeh is a Middle Eastern-grown wheat that is picked while green and unripe, and then roasted over wood fires to burn off the husk, giving it a slightly ... Read recipe »

 Thai corn cakes

Thai corn cakes0 Ratings

Suitable for vegans
Category Main course Serves 12 Preparation 30 Cooking 30
Purple sweet potatoes and purple carrots are quite easy to find now and make dramatic-looking food. They taste good too! Read recipe »