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Sweet Potato and Black Bean Burger Recipe

Smokey and sweet with a little chilli kick… everything a good burger should be!

 

Makes 4-6 burgers

Ingredients:

2 sweet potatoes

1 tin of black beans, drained, rinsed and padded dry

1 cup of cooked rice - we used a mixture of brown and black rice but you can use whichever type you have in the cupboard

1 onion finely diced

2 1/2 tsp ground cumin

1 tsp smoked paprika

1/4 tsp salt

1/4 tsp chipotle chilli flakes or powder

Mac ’n’ Cheeze Recipe

Our Mac ‘n’ Cheeze is a total winner for the whole family to tuck into! Get the kids involved in making this one - they’ll love helping make the sauce and squidge in the broccoli trees!

Serves 4-6 

Prep time 5 mins 

Cooking time 40 mins 

 

Ingredients:

1 x medium sweet potato (peeled and chopped) 

400g of macaroni pasta 

320g of cooked Tenderstem broccoli 

150g of planet based cheeze (grated) 

2 x tbsp of plant based butter 

Veggie Spaghetti Bolognese Recipe

This is our deliciously, rich, vegtastic, meat-free version of a classic Bolognese sauce… simply scrumptious served with pasta, rice or crunchy, fluffy baked potatoes. 

 

Serves 8-10

 

2 red or white onions, finely diced

6 cloves of garlic, finely minced

4 carrots, finely diced

3 big handfuls of mushrooms, finely diced

2 tsp of oregano or mixed herbs

6 Bay leaves

2 cans of lentils, drained and rinsed

3 tins of tomatoes

2 tbsp of tomato puree

Oven Roast Sweet Potato Fries Recipe

Who doesn’t love chips?!

Sweet potato chips and fries have become mainstream as our beloved traditional version and it’s super simple to make your own. The lovely sweet flavour of sweet potato makes a really good base flavour for spices so we love coating them in whatever spice mix goes with the other dishes we want to serve… from Cajun, Creole and Chinese 5 spice to Tex Mex, Moroccan or Garham Masala - anything works! Be inventive!

 

WHAT YOU WILL NEED:

Delicious Veggie Chilli Recipe

 THE quintessential chilli sauce native to Mexico. It literally means ’everyday sauce' - and is ladled over nachos, tacos, enchiladas, burritos or served on rice. 

The Boxxfresh Chilli is made with tomatoes, black beans, dark chocolate, chillies and cinnamon spices to create the deep soulful flavours that will have you reaching for seconds!

 

Ingredients to make 6-8 portions:

250g of mushrooms roughly blitzed in a food processor 

The Best Tomato Soup Recipe

The Best Tomato Soup Recipe

This is a lovely way of making tomato soup. Roasting the tomatoes onions and garlic first really intensifies the flavour and brings out their natural sweetness.

Ingredients to serve 3 – 4:

350g of tomatoes, roughly chopped

3 cloves of garlic, peeled and roughly chopped

2/3  red onions, peeled and roughly chopped

3 sprigs of thyme, leaves only or 1tsp of dried woody herbs 

1 good quality tin of tomatoes

Sea salt

Freshly ground black pepper

Super Simple Curried Carrot & Chickpea Burger Recipe

Serve these stacked into a burger bun with all the trimmings, pile onto a delicious crunchy salad or enjoy simply as they are with a dollop of mango chutney.

What you will need to make 4 burger patties. 

1 x  400g can of chickpeas drained & rinsed

1 x Red onion peeled and finely chopped

2 x Carrots washed & grated

2 x Garlic cloves peeled & crushed or chopped

1 - 2 x tbsp curry powder

2 x tbsp of plain flour

50g parsley  washed & finely chopped

Salt

Pepper

Olive oil

Veggie Cottage Pie Recipe

Nana Marie (The Boxxfresh Babies Nana and Kelly's darling mum) makes THE best cottage and shepherds pies. This is her incredible, veg-packed veggie version – it’s pure comfort and an absolute family favourite.

Ingredients:

3-4 carrots, peeled and roughly chopped into small pieces or grated 

1.5kg potatoes, peeled and roughly chopped

4 cloves of garlic, finely minced

2 white onions, finely diced

3 sticks of celery, finely diced

2 big handfuls of mushrooms, finely diced or grated

Veggie Lasagne Recipe

 

This is a family staple that we have tweaked into a completely plant based version. 

The finely chopped veggies mixed with lentils and tomatoes cooks down into an amazingly delicious sauce that would give any regular lasagne a run for its money!!! 

Serves 6

RAGU SAUCE :

2-3 red onions 

5 garlic cloves 

A good splash of tamari -  approx 2 tbsp

Woody herbs fresh or dried ( 1 1/2 tsp thyme, oregano if dried) 

Cauliflower Cheese Recipe

Cauliflower cheeze has to be one of the all time comfort food dishes - full of flavour, gooey and perfect for the colder days. We’ve added garlic and Tenderstem broccoli into the sauce mix for extra punchy flavour and veg count!

Serve it as the main event with some crusty bread, crunchy salad or as a side dish to a veg packed Sunday roast! 

Ingredients to serve 4:

2 cloves of garlic

1 tbsp vegan butter

2 tbsp plain flour

3/4 litre of plant based milk