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Recipes where the prime ingredient is a vegetable

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Sweet Corn Spoon Bread Recipe

Recipe for Sweet Corn Spoon Bread. Enough for 4 people. Serve immediately whilst still hot, straight from the dish.

Creamy Beetroot Curry Recipe

Recipe for Creamy Beetroot Curry. Serves 8 as a side dish, so make a vat and freeze the rest! It makes a great colourful side curry when in a hurry.

Courgette “Meatballs” and Curry Gravy Recipe

Recipe for Courgette "Meatballs" and Curry Gravy. Serve immediately with basmati rice and/or roti or naan bread. Serves 4 with something else on the side.

Celery and Sweet Pepper Pickle Recipe

Recipe for Celery and Sweet Pepper Pickle. A crunchy pickle that is excellent with fish dishes and cold meats. Makes about 3 lbs (1.4 kg) of pickle.

Pickled Gherkins with Dill Recipe

Recipe for Pickled Gherkins with Dill. Serve with ham and other boiled meats. Makes about 3 lbs (1.4 kg).

Cauliflower Couscous Recipe

Recipe for Cauliflower Couscous. This is a great substitute for rice for people who don't like rice and is quick and easy to make. Serves 4.

Spicy Potato Stuffed Peppers Recipe

Recipe for Spicy Potato Stuffed Peppers. Serve hot or room temperature and it goes well with some yoghurt with chopped mint stirred through it. Very filling

Spinach and Egg Curry Recipe

Recipe for Spinach and Egg Curry. The coconut milk gives this simple curry a great depth of flavour and adds an appealing edge of sweetness. Serves 4 to 6.

Egg Curry Recipe

Recipe for Egg Curry. You can use about 3-4 tsp of curry powder/paste of your choice instead of the cumin seeds, garam masala, chilli powder and turmeric.

Spinach Pancakes Recipe

Recipe for Spinach Pancakes. Enough for 4 people and nice served with lemon wedges and a simple tomato salad.

Tagliatelle with Calabrese and Blue Cheese Sauce Recipe

Recipe for Tagliatelle with Calabrese and Blue Cheese Sauce. A simple and satisfying dish that serves 4.

Broad Beans with Garlic & Lemon Recipe

Recipe for Broad Beans with Garlic & Lemon. Makes a tasty accompaniment to barbecued meats and makes enough for three generous servings or four smaller ones

Roasted Cauliflower Recipe

Recipe for Roasted Cauliflower. Serve with salmon steaks, pork chops, bacon chops, chicken breast, or any other type of food (goes well with Indian curries)

Turnip Chutney Recipe

Recipe for Turnip Chutney. An old-fashioned chutney that is particularly good with all cold meats. Ready for use in 4-6 weeks but better if left longer!

Courgette and Onion Pickle Recipe

Recipe for Courgette and Onion Pickle. Particularly good with both ham and lamb dishes but can also accompany cheeses.

Sweet Pepper Jelly Recipe

Recipe for Sweet Pepper Jelly. An unusual jelly that is great with cold meats, especially lamb and chicken. Also goes well with prawns and cream cheese.

Spiced Lentil and Vegetable Curry Recipe

Recipe for Spiced Lentil and Vegetable Curry. Nice drizzled with a bit of coconut cream or plain yoghurt over the top before serving. Enough for 4 people.

Bread and Butter Pickles Recipe

Recipe for Bread and Butter Pickles. The perfect accompaniment to your sandwiches and cold meats. Also a way to use up some of the glut of cucumbers!

Chilli Jam Recipe

Recipe for Chilli Jam. This recipe can be adapted to use up gluts. I have made it with red peppers, celery and even rhubarb! Courgettes are our favourite.

Spicy Chickpea and Aubergine Stew Recipe

Recipe for Spicy Chickpea and Aubergine Stew. Full of the spicy flavours of the middle east. Serve with rice, couscous or flat bread. Enough for 4 people.

Tagliatelle with Spinach Gnochi and Tomato Sauce Recipe

Recipe for Tagliatelle with Spinach Gnochi and Tomato Sauce . Serves 4 and makes an interesting and delicious way of getting your "greens".

Vegetable Hot Pot with Cheesy Topping Recipe

Recipe for Vegetable Hot Pot with Cheesy Topping. You can use different veggies but try to keep the overall weight around the same. Enough for 6 people.

Macaroni and Aubergine Layer Recipe

Recipe for Macaroni and Aubergine Layer. Enough for 4. Serve hot garnished with parsley and accompany with a side salad.

Savoury Courgette Bake

Recipe for Savoury Courgette Bake. A tasty savoury bake that serves 4. Garnish with tomato wedges and parsley sprigs.

Haricot Bean and Rice Casserole Recipe

Recipe for Haricot Bean and Rice Casserole. As well as the beans and rice, another way to use peppers, courgettes and aubergines. Serves 4.

Broccoli (Calabrese) and Rice Souffle Recipe

Recipe for Broccoli (Calabrese) and Rice Souffle. Serve immediately in the 4 individual soufflé dishes accompanied by a mixed salad.

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

Vegetable and Rice Pie Recipe

Recipe for Vegetable and Rice Pie. Any leftover cooked veggies that you have in the fridge can be used in this pie. Serves 4.

Vegetable Korma Recipe

Recipe for Vegetable Korma. A subtle and aromatic curry dish that serves 4. Serve with basmati rice and poppadums.

Vegetarian Lasagne Recipe

Recipe for Vegetarian Lasagne. A filling, satisfying meal for 4. Serve with a fresh, green salad. Freezes well.

Vegetable Pilau Recipe

Recipe for Vegetable Pilau. A lightly-spiced vegetable pilau that makes a delicious, low-calorie one-pot meal. Serves 4 - 6.

Leek, Mushroom and Lemon Risotto Recipe

Recipe for Leek, Mushroom and Lemon Risotto. A delicious vegetarian risotto that is full of flavour and has a zingy, zesty taste. Serves 4.

Mushroom and Egg Savoury Recipe

Recipe for Mushroom and Egg Savoury. A vegetarian main course meal that serves 4 when accompanied with fried potatoes.

Instant Pot Vegetable Risotto Recipe

Recipe for Instant Pot Vegetable Risotto. A simple and filling recipe for an electric pressure cooker. Can also be made in a stove top pressure cooker.

Meaty Vegan Chilli

“Meaty” Vegan Chilli Recipe

This meaty vegan chilli recipe is a hit with both vegetarians and meat eaters alike. Incredibly simple to make, frugal, and very tasty too.

lentil & bacon soup recipe

Lentil & Bacon Soup Recipe

A soup that a filling meal in itself. Although it's a lentil & bacon soup recipe, omit the bacon and it's fine for vegetarians. Makes 10 freezable portions.

Onion Marmalade Recipe

The important thing about onion marmalade is to cook the onions down really well and evaporate all the moisture before you go for the browning part.

Courgette and Docellate Soup

Courgette and Dolcellate Soup Recipe

This easy Courgette and Dolcellate Soup Recipe is great for using up the summer time glut of courgettes that we always end up with. Can be frozen.

courgette pakora recipe

Courgette Pakora Recipe

Courgette Pakora Recipe - a great side dish for curry. This easy dish only takes about 15 minutes to make from start to finish.

courgette nut cake

Courgette and Nut Cake Recipe

Courgette and Nut cake is an easy healthier cake that help to use up your glut of Courgettes. A 2lb cake will easily feed 8 people with healthy appetites.

courgette and chocolate muffins

Courgette and Chocolate Muffins Recipe

Courgette and Chocolate Muffins Recipe. The recipe can be adapted to suit individual taste. A way to use up summer glut courgettes. Makes two dozen muffins.

Indulgent Courgette Cake Recipe

If you want a really indulgent courgette cake that freezes well, try this one. Serves 6 to 8 depending on appetite. The cream cheese icing is wonderful

Cucumber Pickle Recipe

With cucumbers, it seems that you go from none to that many you don't know what to do with them! This recipe will make about 4 lbs of cucumber pickle.

Leek Pesto Recipe

A different take on the Italian dark green sauce for pasta which originated in Genoa. Makes the most of leeks which are past their prime.

Vegetable Gratin Recipe

A Vegetarian Gluten Free Vegetable Gratin recipe. Makes Enough for 4 good helpings on its own, or 6 if served with sausages.

Carrot, Parsnip and Cashew Nut Roast Recipe

Recipe for Carrot, Parsnip and Cashew Nut Roast. The ingredients are enough for 6 hearty portions or half can be frozen uncooked for another day.

Tomato & Lentil Soup Recipe

Recipe for Tomato & Lentil Soup. Adapted from a basic tomato soup recipe with the lentils making it more filling. Makes four to five hearty portions.

Radish Relish Recipe

Avery easy to make recipe for Radish Relish. Originated in 1720 and was devised by the head cook at Chatsworth House in the U.K.

Gooseberry and Ginger Chutney Recipe Variation

A dark, spicy Gooseberry and Ginger chutney that is perfect with cheese. It can be used after about a month but keeps for much longer.

Old Ma Donothey’s Beetroot Chutney Recipe

Recipe for Old Ma Donethey's Beetroot Chutney. A very sweet chutney that is delicious with ham, sausage, pork pie, cheese and savoury snacks.

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