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Lemon & Thyme Roast Carrots

These carrots are amazing served with a roast or jumbled into salads with a crumbly cheese, munchy leaves and crunchy seeds for a delicious lunch!

Serves 4 as a side

Ingredients:

1 bunch of carrots, leaves twisted off and washed

6 sprigs of thyme

1 lemon

1 tbsp

Olive oil

Sea salt

Freshly ground black pepper

Method:

1. Pre-heat the oven to 180c/ 350f/ gas mark 4.

Summer Pea Salad 

The English pea season is short and sweet so we like to take any opportunity for maximum pea-licious gobbling! This salad is so fresh, light and zippy, it couldn’t be simpler to make and it is a perfect partner to pretty much any meal.

 

Ingredients to serve 4 as a side dish:

1 Cos lettuce or 2 Baby Gem lettuces

5 or 6 spring onions

2 handfuls of shelled garden peas

The zest and juice of 1 lemon

2 tbsp of good quality olive oil

Sea salt

Freshly ground black pepper

Carrots & Hummus The Boxxfresh Way!

We love hummus with just about anything! Served with a tasty picky board… a spoonful avocado on toast or simply with super fresh, raw, carrots as a lovely, tasty snack or light lunch.
 

Ingredients:

1 tin of chickpeas, drained and rinsed

1 tin of white beans, drained, rinsed and divided into two

1 clove of garlic, peeled

The juice of 1 lemon

1 tbsp light tahini

1 tsp smoked paprika

Olive oil

Sea salt
1 bunch of carrots, washed and quartered lengthways

Butternut Chips Garlicky Green Sauce

Butternut Chips & Garlicky Green Sauce

These butternut chips are a total Boxxfresh favourite... sweet, nutty, cinnamon spiked squash served with garlicky coriander sauce, they're delicious as part of a feast, BBQ side or even by themselves for a light lunch with a crunchy green salad - an absolute treat!!
We love to serve them in the middle of the table for everyone to share.  
 

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)

Super Green Salad

Super Green Salad

 

To feed 4 as a main course or 6 as a generous side dish, you will need…

 

600g Tenderstem broccoli, cut in half, widthways

1/2 cucumber, chopped into 1 cm cubes

4 spring onions, finely chopped

1 tin of butterbeans, drain, rinsed and padded dry

4tbsp sesame seeds

1 tsp caraway seeds, ground in a pestle & mortar, or left whole

3 springs of dill, roughly chopped (optional)

4 springs of mint, leaves only, roughly torn

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