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moulded tomato risotto

Moulded Tomato Risotto Recipe

Recipe for Moulded Tomato Risotto. This risotto uses easy cook brown rice and makes a nice centrepiece for a meal. Goes well with a green salad and coleslaw

courgette pine nut pasta

Courgette and Pine Nut with Fresh Pasta Recipe

Recipe for Courgette and Pine Nut with Fresh Pasta. The key to this is doing all the preparation first so everything is ready before you start cooking.

tuna stuffed marrow

Tuna Stuffed Marrow Recipe

Recipe for Tuna Stuffed Marrow. Tuna goes surprisingly well with marrow and the topping to this recipe becomes lovely and crispy as it bakes.

beetroot and carrot

Beetroot and Carrot Salad Recipe

Recipe for Beetroot and Carrot Salad. Serve with other salads or on its own. Delicious with brown bread and butter! Serves 2 but easy to double up.

basil bake

Basil and Courgette Pasta Bake Recipe

Recipe for Basil and Courgette Pasta Bake. Easy to make, takes about 10 minutes to prepare and less than 40 minutes in total to cook. Serves 4 to 6.

stuffed tomatoes

Stuffed Tomatoes Recipe

Recipe for Stuffed Tomatoes. To spice up a little more add 2 drops of hot pepper sauce. Works well with herb coated potatoes and garlic mushrooms.

tomato and courgette

Tomato and Courgette Glut Soup Recipe

Recipe for Tomato and Courgette Glut Soup. Seasoning is very important. Don't skimp on it or you will have a very bland soup. Taste as you go along.

penne

Penne with Courgette Cream Recipe

Recipe for Penne with Courgette Cream. Can be served as an appetiser or as a main course. Any left over can be refrigerated and simply reheated.

pasta sauce

Easy Pasta Tomato Sauce Recipe

Recipe for Easy Peasy Pasta Tomato Sauce. Serve spooned on top of freshly cooked pasta and finish with parmesan or grated cheese.

vegetable lasagne

Vegetable Lasagne Recipe

This Vegetable Lasagne Recipe is as easy to make if not easier than a meat lasagne dish. Suitable for vegetarians but will appeal even to the carnivores.

creamy tagliatelle with herbs

Creamy Tagliatelle with Herbs Recipe

Recipe for Creamy Tagliatelle with Herbs. Nice served with freshly grated Parmesan cheese and a mixed salad. Enough for 4 portions.

tomato and olive rice

Tomato & Olive Rice Recipe

This Tomato & Olive Rice Recipe makes 4 good helpings. A meal in itself or to accompany some meat in a meal. Suitable for vegetarians (without meat!)

stuffed marrow

Stuffed Marrow Recipe – Vegetarian Version

Easy to follow recipe for Stuffed Marrow - Vegetarian Version. Serves 4 to 6. A good recipe if you have a glut of marrows.

courgette soup

Courgette Soup Recipe

Recipe for Courgette Soup. A simple recipe with a delicious result. Another way to use up the courgette glut!

pizza broccoli

Pizza Broccoli

Recipe for Pizza Broccoli. Makes one large pizza. If smaller pizzas are required, divide the dough into small lumps, roll into balls and leave to rise apart

pizzaiola sauce

Pizzaiola Sauce Recipe

Recipe for Pizzaiola Sauce. A tomato sauce to spread on the base of your home-made pizzas.

pizza margherita

Pizza Margherita Recipe

Pizza Margherita traditionally has the colours of the Italian flag, red with the tomatoes, white with the mozzarella and green with the basil.

broccoli with parmesan

Broccoli with Parmesan and Mozzarella Cheese Recipe

Recipe for Broccoli with Parmesan and Mozzarella Cheese. Serves 4 as a side dish or part of a main course meal.

italian style lamb

Italian Style Lamb Recipe

Recipe for Italian Style Lamb. Serves 4. Goes particularly well with macaroni or noodles.

tagliatelle

Tagliatelle with Aubergines and Tomatoes Recipe

Recipe for Tagliatelle with Aubergines and Tomatoes. If you like olives, you can add them to the vegetable mix at the end before it goes over the pasta.

vegetables with brown rice

Vegetables with Brown Rice Recipe

Recipe for Vegetables with Brown Rice. Serves 4. A delicious vegetarian meal on its own.

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