Recipes Section - Peppers

Recipes using Peppers as a 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.

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.

sweet pepper jelly

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.

bread and butter

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

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.

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".

haricot bean and rice

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.

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.

vegetable korma

Vegetable Korma Recipe

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

prawn tikki

Prawn Tikki Recipe

Recipe for Prawn Tikki. Gorgeous with large salad and a yoghourt and cucumber raita. An unusual dish combining potatoes with prawns and an Asian flavour

veg and red bean

Vegetable & Red Bean Pilau Recipe

Recipe for Vegetable and Red Bean Pilau. A deliciously different, low-calorie one-pot meal. Serve garnished with coriander leaves.

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

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.

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.

spicy baby potatoes

Spicy New Potatoes Recipe

Recipe for Spicy New Potatoes Can be used as a side dish or turned into a main course by adding some cubed feta cheese or halloumi and finishing in a grill.

brown ale stew

Newcastle Brown Ale Stew Recipe

Recipe for Newcastle Brown Ale Stew. Can be served with the potatoes on top or with a bowl of new potatoes separate. Also good with dumplings.

aztec pie

Aztec Pie Recipe – Mexican Beef & Tortilla Layer

Recipe for Aztec Pie. Made principally with beef and is a good use for any lottie grown peppers, toms or chillies. Serve with golden rice. Enough for 6.

sweet orange and chilli chutney

Sweet Orange and Chilli Chutney Recipe

An easy recipe for Sweet Orange and Chilli Chutney which gives a clever balance of the orange sweetness and chilli heat in this unusual chutney

simple fried rice

Simple Fried Rice Recipe

Recipe for Simple Fried Rice - a quick, easy and filling dish. You can vary the recipe by adding, for example, prawns, leftover cold pork or ham.

winter chicken casserole

Winter Chicken Casserole Recipe

Recipe for Winter Chicken Casserole. Should serve 4 people and only takes 15 minutes to prepare.

sweet pepper relish

Sweet Pepper Relish Recipe

Recipe for Sweet Pepper Relish. Lovely mixed with cream cheese and spread on crackers or used as a glaze for pork and chicken.

pepper and tomato tart

Pepper and Tomato Tart Recipe

Recipe for Pepper and Tomato Tart. Can be eaten hot or cold. Serve with baby new potatoes and a salad as a main course to a meal.

mushroom chutney

Mushroom Chutney Recipe

Easy to make recipe for Mushroom Chutney. Makes about 4 lbs (1.8 kg) of Mushroom Chutney which is delicious and won't last long on the shelf!!

savoury topped cod

Savoury Topped Cod Recipe

Recipe for Savoury Topped Cod. Can also be used with haddock. The savoury topping keeps the dish moist The combination of vegetables and cheese works well.

mediterranean vegetable quiche

Mediterranean Vegetable Quiche Recipe

Easy and fast recipe for Mediterranean Vegetable Quiche. Enough for 4 people. Can be eaten either hot or cold. Serve with a crisp green salad.

potatoes o'brien

Potatoes O’Brien Recipe

Recipe for Potatoes O'Brien. A versatile potato dish that can be eaten on its own or with a variety of meats to make a full meal. Easy and fast to make.

hot and spicy red pepper relish

Hot & Spicy Red Pepper Relish Recipe

Recipe for Hot and Spicy Red Pepper Relish. You can adjust the hotness of this by varying the amount and type of chillies in the recipe.

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.

battered stuffed peppers

Battered Stuffed Peppers Recipe – Vegetarian Recipe

Recipe for Battered Stuffed Peppers. This vegetarian recipes works well complemented by a nice mixed salad. The recipe serves 4 but can be upscaled for more

gazpacho soup

Gazpacho Soup Recipe

Recipe for Gazpacho Soup, the famous soup of Southern Spain. Serves 4 - No cooking at all. Perfect served al fresco on a hot summer's day.

chicken stuffed peppers

Chicken Stuffed Peppers Recipe

Recipe for Chicken Stuffed Peppers. Serves 4 Serve piping hot with a mixed salad and possibly potato salad or new potatoes or baked potato. Or a rice salad.

red pepper and kidney bean soup

Red Pepper and Kidney Bean Soup Recipe

Recipe for Red Pepper and Kidney Bean Soup. Serves 4. Nice when garnished with some chopped hard-boiled egg and accompanied with some crusty bread.

cajun broad beans

Cajun Broad Beans Recipe

Recipe for Cajun Broad Beans. Spicy broad beans that are lovely with crumbled bacon scattered over the top of the dish. A taste of French Louisiana!

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