Category Archives: Vegetables

Green bean, tomato, spinach and feta pasta

I found this recipe for pasta with green beans, tomato, spinach and feta in deliciousmagizine.co.uk. It is fresh, light and easy and ready in under 30 minutes making it a perfect midweek supper. Ingredients 25g pine nuts 100g fine green … Continue reading

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Aubergine, tomato and chickpea traybake

This super-easy, quick traybake that can be made ahead as it both freezes and reheats well. It is good hot or cold. This dish is a bit fiddly with having to do something every 15 minutes or so but if … Continue reading

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Roast peppers with anchovies and tomatoes

This is delicious as a light lunch or as a side dish. It is so, so simple and goes its everything – baked fish, roast lamb, griddled chicken, other vegetable dishes and takes only 10 minutes to prepare. This recipe … Continue reading

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French Bean Salad

This is a tasty salad that requires only blanching the beans and a toss in the dressing. It is perfect on its own or with chicken, fish or lamb. It is worth using good quality Dijon mustard. Use the thinnest, … Continue reading

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Leek Pie (actually a tart)

It is actually a tart but for three generations we have called it leek pie. It can be prepared in stages and eaten hot, warm or cold. What is not to like about leeks in a cheese sauce on a … Continue reading

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Broccoli Pasta

This pasta dish is simple and quick to make. Serves 2 and is ready in less that 20 minutes. 150g rigatoni or penne pasta 3 spring onions 1 garlic clove 125g cherry tomatoes 150g broccoli 1tbsp vegetable oil pinch of … Continue reading

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Avocado sauce or dip

This avocado sauce is extremely versatile. You can use it on chicken, beef, sandwiches, or on fish. The possibilities are endless. It is good used as a dip or in tacos, pitta bread, etc. This sauce is the perfect way to use … Continue reading

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Prawn curry with cauliflower and peas

I had some cooked and peeled prawns and half a cauliflower in the fridge. Not something that I would usually have but had just tried baking roast cauliflower steaks (very tasty) so I googled prawns and cauliflower and came up … Continue reading

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Balsamic Chicken Breasts with Peppers and Onions

This recipe is super simple and can be ready in 30 minute.   It serves 4 but can easily be amended to suit the number of people you are feeding.  Serve with rice, new potatoes or couscous and any extra vegetables … Continue reading

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Basil and Feta Cheese Spread

This spread couldn’t be easier and it is delicious used in so many ways – dip, canapés, garnish for soup, in a sandwich or baguette (a lot less messy than the cheese on its own or on pasta.  I found this … Continue reading

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