Recipes: Main courses

Pomegranate, carrot and chickpea braise

Pomegranate, carrot and chickpea braise0 Ratings

Suitable for vegans
Category Main course Serves 4 Preparation 10 mins Cooking 30 mins
Pomegranate molasses is fabulously sweet and sour and with the spicy chilli and salty feta, this easy-to-put-together dish is a real winner!
G... Read recipe »

Banana and tofu fritters in sweet chilli sauce

Banana and tofu fritters in sweet chilli sauce0 Ratings

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Category Main course Serves 3 Preparation 18 Cooking 15
Fried bananas are really popular, as well as very tasty. In this dish, they balance out the tofu with the sweet chilli sauce, which is coated over them. Th... Read recipe »

Spiced cauliflower  steaks

Spiced cauliflower steaks0 Ratings

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Category Main course Serves 4 Preparation 15 mins + marinating Cooking 20 mins
These griddled cauliflower 'steaks' are spicy with a robust flavour and texture, great for a spring Sunday lunch with Read recipe »

Baked barley pilaf

Baked barley pilaf 0 Ratings

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Category Main course Serves 6 Preparation 20 mins + soaking Cooking 1 hr 20 mins
Make plenty of this recipe, as leftovers can be enjoyed as a salad with a little oil and lemon, or used to stuff peppers, aubergines or mushrooms then bake... Read recipe »

Mediterranean beany bowl

Mediterranean beany bowl0 Ratings

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Category Main course Serves 4 Preparation 15 mins Cooking 30 mins
GO VEGAN: To serve, swap the crumbled feta for Sheese Greek Style. Read recipe »

Beets 'n' Beans Burgers

Beets 'n' Beans Burgers0 Ratings

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Category Main course Makes 8 Preparation 20 mins Cooking 10 mins
Brighten up your lunch time with these Beets 'n' Beans Burgers. The beetroot and kidney bean patties are as vibrant in taste as they are in colour. These a... Read recipe »

Mexican corn and  bean bowl

Mexican corn and bean bowl0 Ratings

Suitable for vegans
Category Main course Serves 4 Preparation 20 mins Cooking 30 mins
GO VEGAN: Top your tortillas with a melting vegan cheese like Sheese Mature Style Cheddar, and serve with Tofutti's Sour Supreme. Read recipe »

Spicy noodle and sweet potato bowl

Spicy noodle and sweet potato bowl0 Ratings

Suitable for vegans
Category Main course Serves 4 Preparation 15 mins Cooking 20 mins
GO VEGAN: For an easy vegan swap, replace the egg noodles with rice ones. Read recipe »

Potato, sausage and pesto peasant bowl

Potato, sausage and pesto peasant bowl0 Ratings

Suitable for vegans
Category Main course Serves 4 Preparation 20 mins Cooking 35 mins
GO VEGAN: Choose your own vegan sausages and opt for a cheese-free pesto, such as Zest or Mr Organic. Read recipe »

Soup and salad supper

Soup and salad supper0 Ratings

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Category Main course Serves 4 Preparation 15 mins Cooking 15 mins
A good pea soup can't be beaten – packed with flavour and ready in no time. I always use the same quantity of stock to peas; this gives a beautif... Read recipe »

kale and potato hash with sumac, thyme and cumin

kale and potato hash with sumac, thyme and cumin1 Ratings

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Category Main course Serves 4 Preparation 5-10 minutes Cooking 20 minutes
Cold weather calls for comforting bowl food, and recipes that are packed with flavour and immune boosting ingredients. The kale is the star of this dish, a... Read recipe »

Black chickpea, squash, spelt and greens hotpot

Black chickpea, squash, spelt and greens hotpot0 Ratings

Suitable for vegans
Category Main course Serves 4 Preparation 30 mins + soaking Cooking 1 hr 35 mins
This is a very nutritious stew with beans and grains, orange squash and a generous portion of dark green veg. Instead of black chickpeas you can use ordina... Read recipe »

Congee with mung beans and peanuts

Congee with mung beans and peanuts0 Ratings

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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 »