Recipes: Main courses

Squash and Mushrom Wellington

Squash and Mushrom Wellington1 Ratings

Suitable for vegans
Category Main course Serves 4 Preparation 10-15 mins Cooking approx 1 hour
A hearty, warming feast for cold, winter nights. Easy to make vegan by using veg lard in place of butter in the pastry. Read recipe »

Fougasse with smoky cheese and olives

Fougasse with smoky cheese and olives 0 Ratings

Category Main course Makes 10 slices Preparation 15 mins + proving Cooking 15 mins
A French stuffed bread with a British cheese. A fougasse is a Provençal version of an Italian focaccia. I used Quickes oak-smoked goat's che... Read recipe »

Winter vegetable tian  with smoked goat’s cheese

Winter vegetable tian with smoked goat’s cheese 0 Ratings

Category Main course Serves 6 Preparation 10 mins Cooking 30 mins
A tian is a glazed Provençal earthenware baking dish, deep with straight sides, but the name is now used for the food that's cooked inside i... Read recipe »

Cheddar and leek clafoutis with roasted tomato sauce

Cheddar and leek clafoutis with roasted tomato sauce0 Ratings

Category Main course Serves 4 Preparation 10 mins Cooking 30 mins
Ford Farm's Coastal Cheddar is a wonderful mature grainy cheese, which makes it perfect for this batter pudding. If, like me, you use slender leeks, th... Read recipe »

Leicester rarebit pies  with hot pickled onions

Leicester rarebit pies with hot pickled onions0 Ratings

Category Main course Serves 4 Preparation 10 mins Cooking 20 mins
How to turn cheese on toast into a meal, this is a twist on a classic Welsh rarebit. I used Quickes Red Leicester which as has an excellent flavour, but yo... Read recipe »

Blue Shropshire butternut gratin

Blue Shropshire butternut gratin0 Ratings

Category Main course Serves 4 Preparation 15 mins Cooking 15 or 45 mins, depending on method
Cropwell Bishop's Blue Shropshire is wonderfully mellow and beautifully balanced. It's not too salty and it's not too pokey – just enough... Read recipe »

Spicy vegetable and lentil soup

Spicy vegetable and lentil soup0 Ratings

Suitable for vegans
Category Main course Serves 4 Preparation 15 mins Cooking 4 hrs 50 mins
GO VEGAN: Serve with plain soya yogurt. Not all curry pastes are vegan, so check ingredients or head straight for Free & Easy Free From Mild Curry Past... Read recipe »

Beetroot risotto with grilled halloumi cheese

Beetroot risotto with grilled halloumi cheese 0 Ratings

Category Main course Serves 4 Preparation 15 mins Cooking 2 hrs 40 mins
GO VEGAN: In place of halloumi cheese, fry marinated tofu or tempeh. Use a syrup or agave nectar instead of honey.
FREEZE ME: Allow the risotto to coo... Read recipe »

Chunky vegetable chilli  in tortilla baskets

Chunky vegetable chilli in tortilla baskets 0 Ratings

Suitable for vegans
Category Main course Serves 4 Preparation 15 mins Cooking 4 hrs 45 mins
FREEZE ME: Allow to cool completely. Place in a rigid container, cover and freeze for up to 3 months. Thaw at room temperature for 3 hours. Reheat thorough... Read recipe »

Winter vegetable stew with cheesy dumplings

Winter vegetable stew with cheesy dumplings 0 Ratings

Suitable for vegans
Category Main course Serves 4 Preparation 20 mins Cooking 5 hrs 10 mins
GO VEGAN: Grate a vegan blue-style cheese, such as Sheese or Vbites, into your dumpling mix.
FREEZE ME: Allow to cool completely. Place in a rigid con... Read recipe »

Egg fried rice

Egg fried rice0 Ratings

Category Main course Serves 2 Preparation 2 Cooking 5
A simple yet delicious Asian-inspired recipe from easyandveggie.com. Throw rice, eggs and some veggies into one pan and you’re done – you can’t get m... Read recipe »

Peanut butter curry

Peanut butter curry1 Ratings

Suitable for vegans
Category Main course Serves 3 Preparation 10 minutes Cooking 15 minutes
It sounds crazy, and it shouldn’t work, yet somehow it does. This recipe is a must-try for all peanut butter fans, or for those wanting to try something ... Read recipe »

Squash and fennel salad with pomegranate

Squash and fennel salad with pomegranate0 Ratings

Suitable for vegans
Category Main course Serves 6 Preparation 20 mins Cooking 30 mins
This dish is also delicious topped with lightly roasted walnuts or hazelnuts, and served with a medlar or wild berry jelly. Read recipe »

Mexican dirty rice

Mexican dirty rice0 Ratings

Suitable for vegans
Category Main course Serves 4 Preparation 10 mins Cooking 25 mins
GO VEGAN: Omit the optional yogurt or serve instead with plain soya yogurt.
Halloween and the Mexican Day of the Dead are intertwined in our house, an... Read recipe »

Sri Lankan nut curry

Sri Lankan nut curry0 Ratings

Suitable for vegans
Category Main course Serves 6 Preparation 20 minutes Cooking 50 minutes
Pair with...
Cave de Turckheim Gewu... Read recipe »