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Panzanella AKA Funky Bread Salad Recipe

If you haven’t tried Panzanella before - it’s a delicious Tuscan bread salad full of fresh veggies, a tangy dressing and chunks of bread that you think are past their best but actually transform into the star of the show when they soaks up all those flavour packed juices!

 

Ingredients to serve 4-6 people:

1/4 of a loaf of bread - ideally bread that is a few days old or whatever you have available - we used Vegbred Sweet Potato Tin Loaf

1 small shallot, finely diced

2 tablespoons of cider vinegar or red wine vinegar

Loaded Veggie Nachos Recipe

These loaded nachos are hands down the BEST sharing food for everyone to get messy and tuck in to something delicious! Crunchy nachos topped with spiced beans, melted cheeze, fresh salsa and a chilli kick AND they're super speedy to put together!

Ingredients:

1 x bag of tortilla Chips

1 x can of black beans washed and drained

1 x white or red onion, finely chopped

2 x garlic cloves chopped or crushed

1 x tsp cumin seeds

1 x tsp paprika

1 x block non dairy mozzarella block grated - we use Violife

Paprika Sauzage, Potato & Butterbean Casserole Recipe

A hearty, delicious, warming casserole! This one pot winner is full of flavour, simple to put together, leaving the oven to do all the hard work!

 

Ingredients to serve 4-6 people:

1 pack Meatless Kabanos Sausages

2 red onions, peeled and finely sliced

4 cloves of garlic, peeled and grated

2 medium to large potatoes

1 tin of butterbeans, drained

2 tins of tomatoes

2 tbsp tomato puree

2 teaspoons of smoked paprika

Crunchy Cos, Chickpea, Tomato & Red Onion Salad Recipe

SUPER CRUNCHY COS LETTUCE WITH CHICKPEAS, TOMATOES AND RED ONION,

Pile on with bits and bobs like falafel, raw carrots, toasted seeds or some spicy crispy tofu!

 

Serves 4:

 

1 red onion

1 cos lettuce

3 or 4 handfuls of cherry tomatoes or a couple of big tomatoes

1 jar of chickpeas, drained and rinsed

2 avocados

1 clove of garlic

Dried oregano

Olive oil

Sea salt

Freshly ground black pepper

The juice of 1 lemon

Pan Fried Simple Asparagus Recipe

This isn’t really a recipe - more a great way of cooking one of our champion seasonal veg - the mighty Asparagus! We only ever supply Asparagus during the British season so it’s a real treat when its ready in the Spring! We love these green gold spears served with crunchy Vegbred Sweet Potato Sourdough toast and our delicious Garlic, Lemon & Parsley Butter Sauce.

 

Serves 2 as a side:

200g Asparagus

Olive oil

Sea salt

Cabbage Ceasar Salad Recipe

This is a delicious way of enjoying a cabbage - charred, steamed tender leaves, crispy torn pieces of bread and a tongue tingling punchy garlic dressing! It makes a great lunch, light dinner or a side. The key is to be brave with the dressing - tasting it by itself will be full on and intense but once it’s drizzled over the cabbage and dished up with the crusty bread pieces, cheeze and olive oil - it’ll all make delicious sense!

 

1 pointed cabbage

2 cloves of garlic, peeled and grated

2 tablespoons of plant based mayo

Veggie Pesto Pasta Recipe

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:

2 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)

Vegan Cauliflower Cheese Recipe

Cauliflower cheeze has to be one of the all time comfort food dishes - full of flavour, gooey and perfect for the colder days. We’ve added garlic and Tenderstem broccoli into the sauce mix for extra punchy flavour and veg count!

Serve it as the main event with some crusty bread, crunchy salad or as a side dish to a veg packed Sunday roast! 

Ingredients to serve 4:

2 cloves of garlic

1 tbsp vegan butter

2 tbsp plain flour

3/4 litre of plant based milk

Healthy Watercress, Avocado & Lime Smoothie Recipe

This super simple & healthy smoothie is what you call a glass of delicious goodness!

* Smoothies are a great way to up that daily veg count! 

* Perfect to make the day before for an on the go re-fuel. 

* Veg-dodgers this is one for you... even if you don't like eating your greens, we think you'll enjoy drinking them!

 

To make 2 large smoothies, you will need:

1 x large handful of watercress washed and chopped 

Veggie 'Fridge Raid' Jumble Recipe

 

This veggie jumble is an amazing way of getting in the fridge for rogue and random bits and bobs - from the last onion, carrot, garlic, any greens, herbs to a handful of nuts or seeds...⁠

When all these bits add up and what we call 'jumble' them together this turns into a delicious pan of goodness AND at the same time reducing your food waste AND saving you money!

Ingredients to serve 4-6:

2-3 cloves garlic, finely diced

1 chillies, seeded and finely diced