Recipes: Main courses

Parsnip tatin with winter pesto

Parsnip tatin with winter pesto1 Ratings

Category Main course Serves 12 Preparation 30 minutes Cooking 45 minutes
GoVegan
Jus-Rol puff pastry - excluding the 'all butter' range - is vegan. You can strain plain soya yogurt as you would Gree... Read recipe »

Christmas strata

Christmas strata0 Ratings

Suitable for vegans
Category Main course Serves 8 Preparation 15 mins + standing Cooking 40 mins
GO VEGAN: Fry the garlic in oil or soya margarine; omit or change the cheese for dairy-free melting mozzarella; use soya milk and cream; and replace the eg... Read recipe »

Pumpkin byrek

Pumpkin byrek1 Ratings

Suitable for vegans
Category Main course Serves 8 Preparation 30 mins Cooking 25 mins
GO VEGAN: Look out for Jus-Rol filo pastry in your supermarket, which is suitable for vegans.
FREEZE ME: Freeze the uncooked or cooked byrek, or you c... Read recipe »

Soupe de lasagnes

Soupe de lasagnes 0 Ratings

Suitable for vegans
Category Main course Serves 6 Preparation 20 mins Cooking 45 mins
GO VEGAN: Dried pasta, rather than fresh, is a safer bet for vegans, as it is less likely to contain egg.
FREEZE ME: Freeze the soup in a sealable con... Read recipe »

Squash and kale spirals with watercress sauce

Squash and kale spirals with watercress sauce0 Ratings

Category Main course Serves 6 Preparation 45 mins Cooking 1hr 5 mins
FREEZE ME: Freeze the spirals uncooked, either before or after slicing. Cover with cling film or transfer to a rigid container. For the watercress sauce, a... Read recipe »

Mushroom, Marsala and chestnut parcels

Mushroom, Marsala and chestnut parcels0 Ratings

Suitable for vegans
Category Main course Serves 4 Preparation 20 mins Cooking 50 mins
GO VEGAN: Soya cream can be used as a substitute for double cream. When purchasing wine of any kind it can be useful to check the clarifying process with t... Read recipe »

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 »