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Recipes where the prime ingredient is a vegetable

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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 Recipe

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

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 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 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 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 Recipe

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

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 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 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 & 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 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 & 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 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, 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 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 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 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 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 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 (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 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 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 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 Recipe

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

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 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 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 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 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 Recipe

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

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 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.

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

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.

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 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 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 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 Recipe

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

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 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.

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.

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 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 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 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 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

Hot Carrot and Chilli Chutney Recipe

Recipe for Hot Carrot and Chilli Chutney Makes about 4 lbs The carrot adds a sweetness and body to the chutney which gets its heat from the chilli of course

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.

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