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Leek & Potato Pie

Sometimes - you’ve just got to have pie! 

This leek & potato pie is delicious, indulgent and a great alternative to a Sunday roast served with some roasted root veggies and a pile of braised cabbage.

 

Ingredients:

2 leeks, halved lengthways and finely sliced

3 potatoes, peeled and cut 2 cm pieces

1 large or 2 medium white onions, diced 

3 cloves of garlic, grated or finely minced

4 sprigs of thyme, leaves only

Harissa Butternut Soup

This is a comforting, warming soup with a fiery harissa kick which goes brilliantly with the sweetness of the butternut squash. We love keeping it warm in a big flask and serving it with rosemary flatbreads as part of a winter picnic.

 

Serves 6

 

Ingredients:

3 butternut squash

3 white onions, roughly chopped

3 cloves of garlic, roughly chopped

A glug of olive oil

Cauliflower, Courgette & Coconut Curry

This is a really simple, speedy curry which is great on it’s own or served with a Indian feast!

Ingredients:

1 white onion, diced

2 cloves of garlic, finely diced

1 big thumb sized piece of ginger, peeled and roughly chopped

1 tbsp ground cumin

1 tbsp turmeric

1 green chilli, roughly chopped

1 cauliflower, broken into florets

2-3 courgettes, cut into chunky pieces

1 tin of coconut milk

1 tin of lentils, drined and rinsed

Sea salt

Black pepper

Super Sprouts & Braised Lentils

This delicious jumble is fab served with a pile of roasted root veggies!

Recipe To Serve 4 -6:
1 white or red onion, finely diced

2 cloves of garlic, finely minced
4 carrots, peeled and finely diced
1 leek, finely diced
3 tins of lentils, drained and rinsed
1 good quality vegetable stock cube
A couple of sprigs of rosemary, thyme or sage
10-12 brussels sprouts, finely sliced
Sea salt
Freshly ground black pepper
Olive oil

One Pot Winter Warmer

This soup is so versatile and open to adaptation, depending on what you have available making it a brilliant recipe to use up all those bits and bobs you don’t know what to do with!

The ingredients listed are what we used but if you have more of one thing and less of another… fancy adding other veggies or want to swap lentils for different pulses, cooked rice or chopped potatoes - go for it!  

Ingredients To Serve 8:

3 cloves of garlic, finely chopped

2 onions, diced

Roasty Toasty Potatoes!

Who can resist a fluffy on the inside, crispy on the outside, golden wonder of a roast potato?! Serve them with a roast… serve them part of a picky sharing platter… serve them with salad and a jumble of spiced roast veggies… or simply serve them in a bowl alongside your favourite dip!  

 

Ingredients:

1-2 large to medium sized potatoes per person

1 bulb of garlic

2 or 3 sprigs of rosemary

Sea salt

Freshly ground black pepper

Olive oil

 

Sensational Celery Soup

We’re celebrating celery! This amazing vegetable is one of the unsung heroes of the veg world so we’ve packed this soup with piles of it for a warming, delicious lunch or light dinner.

Ingredients:

1 head of celery, washed and roughly chopped
1-2 white onions, peeled and roughly chopped
2 cloves of garlic, peeled and roughly chopped
1 good quality vegetable stock cube, dissolved in 1 litre of boiling water
Sea salt
Freshly ground black pepper
Olive oil

The Boxxfresh Bubble

Bubble and squeak is one of life’s great pleasures, it’s totally delicious, feeds a crowd and obviously brilliant for using up the Christmas leftovers!

The ingredients for the bubble is all down to you and what you have left over from your Christmas feast - we would suggest a combination of any of the following leftovers:

Fruity Spiced Parcels

Fruity Spiced Parcels

These are lovely little bites to serve either mid morning with a lovely coffee or as an evening treat with a mulled wine!

Makes approx. 32

100g light olive oil
3 tablespoons of dark brown sugar
2 apples
2 pears
2 handfuls of mixed dried fruit or mixed vine fruit
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp ground clove
1 tsp mixed spice
1 pack of vegan filo pastry
Icing sugar for a snowy dusting