Recipes Section - Onions

Recipes using onions as the main ingredient

courgette meatballs and Curry Gravy

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

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.

cauliflower couscous

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

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

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

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 2

Spinach Pancakes Recipe

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

turnip chutney

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

Courgette and Onion Pickle Recipe

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

spiced lentil and vegetable

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.

spicy chickpea

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

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

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

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.

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

vegetable and rice pie

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.

vegetarian lasagne

Vegetarian Lasagne Recipe

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

vegetable pilau

Vegetable Pilau Recipe

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

instant pot vegetable risotto

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.

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.

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 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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

stuffed peppers

Peppers stuffed with Chickpeas and Onions in a Tomato sauce Recipe

Recipe for Peppers stuffed with Chickpeas and Onions in a Tomato sauce. Healthy, balanced vegetarian meal Enough for 6 helpings, serve with crusty bread.

wild garlic

Wild Garlic and Brassica Risotto Recipe

Recipe for Wild Garlic and Brassica Risotto. You can use wet garlic or leeks instead, the brassicas change as to what's left in the fridge!

chestnut casserole

Chestnut Casserole Recipe with Cheese Dumplings

Recipe for Chestnut Casserole with Cheese Dumplings. Serves 2. A warm and filling vegetarian meal ideal for autumn nights that start to chill

egg on toast

Egg on Toast Romanian Style – Recipe

Recipe for Egg on Toast Romanian Style. Serves 2 on its own or 4 served with a hearty salad or similar accompaniment. In Rumanian - Ochiuri cu Praz

spicy potato curry

Spicy Potato Curry Recipe

Recipe for Spicy Potato Curry. Serve with naan bread, chapati or dosa and natural yoghurt. An easy, very tasty vegetarian main course dish.

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