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Creamy Cauli & Tenderstem Soup With Crunchy Toppings

Creamy Cauli & Tenderstem Soup With Crunchy Toppings

This soup is pure warming comfort with a luxurious naturally creamy texture... a real treat to enjoy outside on one of those frosty, sunny days!

Ingredients To Feed 4:

2 white onions, roughly chopped

4 cloves of garlic, roughly chopped

1 head of cauliflower

1 big bunch of tenderstem broccoli

1 handful of mixed seeds

1 good quality vegetable stock cube disolved in 1 litre of boiling water

Sea salt

Boxxfresh Veg’ Bol’

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 4

 

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

Watercress & Courgette Soup

This is a deliciously fresh, comforting Spring soup with bags of flavour and completely celebrates our incredible Alresford watercress. 

We love this soup as a nourishing lunch, cozy supper or served in smaller portions as a starter for a casual dinner.

Ingredients:

2 cloves of garlic, roughly chopped

1 white onion, roughly chopped 

4 sticks of celery, roughly chopped

2 courgettes, roughly chopped

1 portion of watercress (2 bunches)

Veggie Noodle Miso Bowl

Nourishing, filling, hydrating, packed with delicious veggies and a tangle of slurp-worthy noodles… this Miso bowl will never fail to re-set, revive and energise! 

 

Ingredients to serve 4:

2 handfuls of mushrooms, sliced

2 tbsp miso paste or 2 sachets of miso granules

2 cloves of garlic, finely sliced

2 thumb size pieces of ginger, sliced into skinny matchsticks

1 green or red chilli, deseeded and finely sliced

1 - 2 handfuls of Tenderstem broccoli

1 leek, finely sliced

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