Blogs

Boxxfresh Ragu

This Ragu base is perfect for lasagne, pasta bakes, tacos, nachos, stuffed spuds & more!!

Double this recipe and pop in the freezer - batch cooking saves time, money and helps to use any left overs… it’s all about planning ahead. 

 

Serves at least 6-8 portions 

 

Ingredients:

2 x onions finely chopped 

6 x garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped or grated 

500g or 2 x big handfuls of mushrooms, super finely chopped (you can do this easily by blitzing them in a food processor)

Monster Mac ’n’ Cheeze

Our Superpower Monster 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 

Bangers & Veg Tray Bake

This is a really simple one tray bake. Just a simple bit of chopping is all the work that is involved to rustle up complete, tasty dish full of flavour, and full of veg! 

REAL FOOD FOR REAL LIFE  - Chop, Roast and Ta-da dinner is served! 

 

Serves 3 - 4 

1 pack of your favourite plant based sausages (we used Linda McCartneys for this recipe)

1 aubergine

1/2 a butternut squash

2 red onions

8-10 cherry vine tomatoes

1 teaspoon of mixed dried herbs or a couple of sprigs of rosemary or thyme

Celeriac & Potato Mash

Comforting, quick and simple to prep - our take on a regular mash is yummy way to enjoy one of our favourite winter roots!

 

Serves 4-6 people:

750g potatoes (approx. 4/5) 

1/2 a large celeriac

2 cloves of garlic

Sea salt 

Freshly ground black pepper

Plant based butter of your choice or Olive oil

 

Method:

3 Root Mash

Everyone loves mash and this one is our full on VEG OUT - POTATOES, CARROTS, SWEDE. 

 

Serves 4-6 people:

750g potatoes (approx. 4/5) 

1 swede

1/2 a bunch of carrots (approx. 4) 

Sea salt 

Freshly ground black pepper

Plant based butter of your choice or Olive oil

 

Method:

1. Peel and roughly chop the potatoes, swede and carrots. Place them in a large saucepan and cover with fresh cold water.

Crunchy Winter Jumble

This is a delicious salad to serve on it’s own or as part of a lovely picky feast! 

Ingredients to serve 4:

1 butternut squash, cut into bite sized chunks
8 stalks of kale
1 red onion, finely sliced
1 avocado, diced
2 tbsp toasted sesame seeds
Red wine vinegar
Sea salt
Freshly ground black pepper
Olive oil

Method:

Fluffy Potato Cakes 

These are pure, delicious comfort food - fluffy in the middle & crispy on the outside! We love them served with a big mixed salad or a chunky salsa.

 

Ingredients to make 4 - 5 potato cakes:

4 or 5 medium sized potatoes, peeled and diced

1/2 a sprout top or a wedge of a savoy cabbage, finely shredded

2 sprigs of thyme, stalks removed

Sea salt