Recipes Section - Onions

Recipes using onions as the main ingredient

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

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.

braod bean pilaf

Broad Bean and Courgette Pilaf Recipe

Recipe for Broad Bean and Courgette Pilaf. Takes about ½ an hour to prepare, 30 mins to 1 hour to cook Serve in bowls topped with griddled courgette.

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.

pancake stack

Layered Savoury Pancake Stack Recipe

Recipe for Layered Savoury Pancake Stack. Easy and quick vegetarian meal sufficient for 2 people. Serve with a mixed salad.

spicy burger

Bern’s Spicy Bean Burgers Recipe

Recipe for Bern's Spicy Bean Burgers. Makes 4 large burgers. Economical filling vegetarian meal, better than it's carnivore equivalent in taste and health

spicy pasta

Spicy Pasta Recipe

Recipe for Spicy Pasta. A nice, quick, healthy teatime dish with a real kick to it. Suitable for vegetarians but appealing to carnivores as well!

onion bhajies

Onion and Potato Bhaji Recipe

Recipe for Onion and Potato Bhaji. Taste and add extra spices for next batch if they are not spicy enough for you! Easy and quick to make recipe

turkish aubergine

Turkish Stuffed Aubergine Recipe – Imam Bayildi (The priest fainted)

Recipe for Turkish Stuffed Aubergine - Imam Bayildi (The priest fainted). Serve warm or at room temperature with flatbread and yoghurt dip.

caramelised onion

Caramelised Onion Chutney Recipe

Recipe for Caramelised Onion Chutney. Makes about 3 lbs. This recipe was given to us by a friend who lives in France where she served it with pate on toast

summer pasta

Summer Pasta Salad Recipe

Recipe for Summer Pasta Salad. This is very easy to prepare, delicious to eat, and always impresses people, perfect for barbecues, picnics, summer dining.

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.

moroccan veggie

Moroccan Vegetable One Pot Recipe

Recipe for Moroccan Vegetable One Pot. Sprinkle with mint and serve on its own or with couscous or crusty bread. A vegetarian taste of Arabia Serves 6.

bean curry

Red and White Bean Curry Recipe

Recipe for Red and White Bean Curry. You can use any beans you like or have in stock and include extra vegetables. Serves 4 to 6 people and freezes well.

onion soup

Creamy Onion Allotment Soup Recipe

Recipe for Creamy Onion Allotment Soup. A vegetarian or easily made vegan recipe that's a refreshing change from French onion soup, Makes 4 bowls of soup

parsley scones

Parsley and Onion Scones Recipe

Recipe for Parsley and Onion Scones. A lovely savoury scone. Serve warm with butter. Makes approximately 12 scones. Great with soup to make a light meal

chickpea curry

Chickpea Curry Recipe

Recipe for Chickpea Curry. The ingredients were for two people so multiply accordingly - it's really simple and took no time at all. Lovely with brown rice.

tandoori chicken

Tandoori Chicken with Radish Salad Recipe

Recipe for Tandoori Chicken with Radish Salad. Plain chapattis make a good accompaniment and are also fat free. A low fat and healthy meal

courgette burgerscipe file

Courgette Burgers Recipe

Recipe for Courgette Burgers. Drizzle with lemon juice and serve with salad or a tomato dish. Serves 4 (give or take). Use up the zucchini glut

runner bean chutney

Runner Bean Chutney Recipe

Recipe for Runner Bean Chutney. One way of dealing with the runner bean glut! Serve with cold meats or cheese. Allow to mature for at least 6 to 8 weeks.

leek and celery

Leek and Celery Soup Recipe

Recipe for Leek and Celery Soup. This easy recipe makes about 2 litres of delicious soup which freezes well. Serve with crusty bread.

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