Recipes Section - Vegetable Recipes

Recipes where the prime ingredient is a vegetable

Meaty Vegan Chilli

“Meaty” Vegan Chilli

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

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.

courgette cake

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

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

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 gratini

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 cashew nut roast

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 and lentil soup

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 Relishi

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

Gooseberry and Ginger Chutney Recipe

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

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.

beetroot and orange preserve

Beetroot and Orange Preserve Recipe

Recipe for Beetroot and Orange Preserve - an easy to make, sweet and spicy preserve that is great with cold meats and cheese.

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.

conway's spiced beetroot

Conway’s Spiced Beetroot Recipe

Recipe of Conway’s Spiced Beetroot. An easy and tasty recipe, ideal for with salads and cheese. Also a delicious accompaniment to roasts or barbecues.

green tomato cake

Green Tomato Cake Recipe

Recipe for Green Tomato Cake - An interesting way to use up some green tomatoes before frost hits that produces a moist, deliciously spiced cake.

microwave green tomato chutney

Microwave Green Tomato Chutney Recipe

Recipe for Microwave Green Tomato Chutney. A good recipe as it is cooked in the microwave and not for hours in a preserving pan on the hob.

green tomato marmalade

Green Tomato Marmalade Recipe

Recipe for Green Tomato Marmalade. A lovely breakfast marmalade, makes a good side dish with curry, and brilliant with cheese.

marrow and courgette chutney

Marrow & Courgette Chutney Recipe

Recipe for Marrow & Courgette Chutney. Goes lovely with cheese or cold meats. Best to leave in a cool, dark place for 2 - 3 weeks at least before consuming.

beetroot gratin

Beetroot Gratin Recipe

Recipe for Beetroot Gratin. Freezes beautifully and is a great side dish to simple grilled or roast meat as it is quite rich.

roast beetroot

Roast Beetroot Recipe

Recipe for Roast Beetroot. Combine in a salad bowl with a french dressing, mint, feta cheese and avocado for a delicious lunch served with bread..

pear and walnut chutney

Pear & Walnut Chutney Recipe

Recipe for Pear & Walnut Chutney. Makes about 4 lb (1.8 kg) of chutney. Leave for at least a month to allow to mature.

onion pickle

Onion Pickle Recipe

Recipe for Onion Pickle. Makes 1 to 1¼ lbs (500g) . This pickle needs to be refrigerated and used up within a month but you'll have eaten it before that!

sweetcorn and runner bean

Sweetcorn & Runner Bean Relish Recipe

Recipe for Sweetcorn and Runner Bean Relish. A good accompaniment for chicken, fish and vegetables and delicious in pasta salads and fried rice.

sweet chill jam

Sweet Chilli Jam Recipe

This sweet chilli jam recipe is straightforward to make and produces an unusual jam that can be used as an accompaniment to a curry like a mango chutney.

courgette etc pasta

Courgette, Bacon, Chilli, Garlic & Pesto Pasta Recipe

Recipe for Courgette, Bacon, Chilli, Garlic & Pesto Pasta. These ingredients are for serving two but can obviously be adapted for more people.

curried parsnip

Curried Parsnip Soup Recipe

Recipe for Curried Parsnip Soup. Perfect for those bitterly cold winter days when parsnips have had their first frost and are at their best.

sweet beetroot chutney

Sweet Beetroot Chutney Recipe

Recipe for Sweet Beetroot Chutney. This chutney can be eaten fresh or will keep for 3-4 months unopened. Lovely with buttered crusty bread and cheese.

herby dumpling

Herby Dumpling Turkey Pot Pie Recipe

Recipe for Herby Dumpling Turkey Pot Pie. Delicious anytime but perfect on a cold winter's night. A great way to use up leftover turkey after Christmas.

grandma's x-mas pudding

Grandma’s Wartime Christmas Pudding Recipe

Recipe for Grandma's Wartime Christmas Pudding. Make in advance and keep stored in a cool, dry place. Heat through on Christmas Day in a microwave.

green tomato marmalade

Green Tomato Marmalade Recipe

Recipe for Green Tomato Marmalade An unusual recipe that makes use of green tomatoes at the end of season combined with lemons for a fresh tasting marmalade

zucchini loaf

Zucchini (Courgette) Loaf Recipe

Recipe for Zucchini (Courgette) Loaf. Yet another way to use up the annual courgette glut - or zucchini as they are called in the Americas

snowball turnips

Snowball Turnips Recipe

Recipe for Snowball Turnips. My vegetarian daughter-in-law loves the gravy from this snowball turnips dish. Depending on the stock used, suitable for vegans

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.

sweet green pickle

Sweet Green Pickle Recipe

Recipe for Sweet Green Pickle. Makes about 5.5kg (12lb) and the vegetables can vary with the seasons so a good way to use up gluts and surplus

lemon and carrot marmalade

Lemon and Carrot Marmalade Recipe

Recipe for Lemon and Carrot Marmalade. The same proportions can be used for Grapefruit, Half Lemons and Limes and all Limes.

jellied beetroot

Jellied Beetroot Recipe

Recipe for Jellied Beetroot. This recipe appeared in the SWRI (Scottish Women's Rural Institute) cookbook about 30 years ago.

carrot and coriander soup

Carrot and Coriander Soup Recipe

Recipe for Carrot and Coriander Soup. This makes four very large servings with a point’s value of half a point each (weightwatchers).

sweet cucumber pickle

Sweet Cucumber Fridge Pickle Recipe

Recipe for Sweet Cucumber Fridge Pickle. If you have an over productive cucumber patch try this - will keep for 2 weeks if you can leave it alone!

peas pula

Peas Pula Pilau Recipe

Recipe for Peas Pula Pilau. Serve with your favourite curry or green tomato dal or with cucumber raita. Authentic Asian recipe

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.

moroccan chicken

Moroccan Chicken Recipe

Recipe for Moroccan Chicken. Serves 4 people when served with couscous or turmeric flavoured rice and flat breads.

broad bean

Broad Bean and Radish Salad with Tahini Dressing Recipe

Recipe for Broad Bean and Radish Salad with Tahini Dressing. The Tahini dressing will keep for 1 week in the fridge.

red pepper

Red Pepper Tapas Recipe

Recipe for Red Pepper Tapas. Brilliant with hard-boiled eggs and tuna. You can char the peppers whole over a gas flame before skinning.

sweet potato

African Sweet Potato Stew Recipe

Recipe for African Sweet Potato Stew Serve with rice or quinoa We're so fortunate being able to buy and even grow sweet potatoes to make this delicious stew

veg stir fry

All Vegetable Spicy Stir Fry Recipe

Recipe for All Vegetable Spicy Stir Fry. Ready when the greens are wilting, but the firm vegetables still have a little crunch left. Serves 2.

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