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Garlic Mushroom and Asparagus Salad

Garlic Mushroom and Asparagus Salad and Homemade Croutons

 

This salad is a delicious jumble of savoury flavour showcasing our wonderful seasonal, British mushrooms and asparagus.

 

Ingredients to feed approximately 4 people:

2 slices of sourdough or sweet potato bread

2 sprigs of rosemary

1 handful of chestnut mushrooms, sliced

1 clove of garlic, crushed or finely diced

1 tin of chickpeas, drained, rinsed and padded dry

Asparagus & Courgette Salad

This is a fab salad to use our celebrated British asparagus…

 

To serve 4, you will need:

2 courgettes

1 bundle of asparagus

The zest and juice of 1 lemon

1 tbsp olive oil

Sea salt

Freshly ground black pepper

Method:

1. Break off the ends of the asparagus at snapping point before slicing them lengthways as thinly as possible and place in a large mixing bowl.

Paprika Potato Salad & Roast Garlic Dressing

Salads sometimes have a bad rep of being boring not filling… well not this salad! We’ve packed in satisfying potatoes, crunch and a delicious roast garlic dressing and it’s very simple to put together - you’ve got to give this one a go!

 

Ingredients to serve 3-4 people:

2 medium to large potatoes

2 cloves of garlic

1-2 tsp smoked sweet paprika

1 red onion

1 red pepper

2 big handfuls of rocket leaves

The juice of 1 lemon

Olive oil

Sea salt and black pepper

Fresh Five Veg Rice Salad

This is a really great salad to have up your sleeve - it’s fresh, packed full of 5 different veggies, filling and the bonus is that it can be made in advance or prepped for a lunch on the go!

 

Ingredients for 4-6 servings:

200g / 2 cups of uncooked rice rinsed

1 courgette

1 pepper

1 red onion

3-4 sticks of celery

1 big handful of parsley

1 lemon

1 clove of garlic

2 tbsp olive oil

Sea salt

Black pepper

Method:

Brilliantly Basic Tomato Sauce 

This is how to make the most deliciously simple tomato sauce - forget the jarred stuff - once you've made your own and realise how simple it is, you'll never go back. It's tastier, better for you and you can totally make it your own! It's perfect for a simple pasta but is also great for a nacho dip, poured over potato wedges or topped over veggies on toast.

 

Ingredients:

1 tin of good quality chopped tomatoes

1 x red onion finely chopped 

2 cloves of garlic finely chopped 

Gorgeous Green Pesto Pasta 

Gorgeous Green Pesto Pasta 

We all have those days when only a bowl of pasta will hit the spot! This Gorgeous Green Pesto Pasta involves zero faff, it's one our favourite basic recipes - real food for real life - full of flavour and full of chopped veggies so you know you're getting the good stuff ticked!

Serves approx 4:

1 courgette chopped 

1 handful of Tenderstem broccoli chopped 

1 handful of mushrooms finely sliced 

2 cloves garlic finely chopped 

1 large heaped tbsp of green pesto (we used Bonsan)

Cheezy Leeks

Oozey, gooey, comforting, quick and totally delicious! We're not really sure what to say other than Cheezy leeks is our new favourite! 

Serves 2 to 4 

2 leeks finely chopped and washed

2 handfuls of grated cheeze - we used Violfe cheddar

Salt & pepper for seasoning 

1 tbsp Olive oil 

Couple of slices of your favourite bread toasted - we used Vegbred Sourdough. 

 

Method:

1. Grab a shallow pan and pop on a medium heat. 

Coconut Ramen

This is the ultimate reset Ramen - A bowl of tasty energising goodness! You can serve this punchy soup as it is or with cooked noodles or rice. Make it your own by adding whichever veggies you fancy - shredded kale, leeks, watercress or cauliflower!

 

Ingredients for 2-3 people:

1 tin of coconut milk

1 vegetable stock cube

1 shallot, peeled and finely diced

1 - 2 chillis, seeds removed and finely sliced

2 cloves of garlic, peeled and grated

1 big thumb sized piece of ginger, peeled and grated