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7 Veg Pasta Sauce

This is a really simple sauce and a great way to hide veg into a meal for children and adults alike! You can toss it through any pasta of your choice, mix it through veggie rice jumbles or even mix it through hot chickpeas and toasted kale!

 

Ingredients for 4 - 6 portions of sauce

2 carrots

1 courgette

A handful of mushrooms

1 pepper

1 onion

A handful of tomatoes

2 tsp fresh thyme leaves or dried oregano or dried mixed herbs

2-4 cloves of garlic

Boxxfresh Lasagne

 

This is a family staple that we have tweaked into a completely plant based version. 

The finely chopped veggies mixed with lentils and tomatoes cooks down into an amazingly delicious sauce that would give any regular lasagne a run for its money!!! 

Serves 6

RAGU SAUCE :

2-3 red onions 

5 garlic cloves 

A good splash of tamari -  approx 2 tbsp

Woody herbs fresh or dried ( 1 1/2 tsp thyme, oregano if dried) 

Super Fresh Courgette Salad

The start of the British courgette season is here! Courgettes are delicious raw in salads, soaking up any dressing you add to them - this one is delicious as a light lunch or a refreshing side dish.

 

Recipe serves 4 people:

2 courgettes

1 fresh chilli, finely sliced or chopped

1 red onion, finely sliced

1 big handful of coriander leaves

The juice of 1 lemon

1 heaped teaspoon of wholegrain mustard

1 tablespoons olive oil

A good pinch of sea salt

Sweet Potato & Pepper Soup

This is a delicious, simple soup packed with flavour - you can of course make it your own by adding chilli, ginger or a spice blend of your choice like a cajun or curry spice mix when you add the pepper to the pot to give the soup an interesting kick!

Pour hot into a flask for a filling on-the-go lunch or serve in warm bowls with crusty bread!

Fresh Tips! Best Ways To Store Rhubarb, Watercress & Tomatoes

Here's the lowdown on keeping your rhubarb, watercress and tomatoes at their best!

We work tirelessly to source the best, freshest produce and want nothing more than for you to get the most out of your delicious box of fresh fruit and veg! It’s not likely that you’re going to eat your entire box in one sitting (although that would be impressive!). So we want to share our tried and tested tips and tricks of how best to store your fresh produce and keep it at it’s best!

Rhubarb

Roast Carrot & Curried Lentil Soup

At Boxxfresh we’re all about eating well for less and we love combining super fresh produce with inexpensive store cupboard ingredients. This is a delicious, satisfying and frugal soup, full of flavour and bag of goodness.

A pot of soup is a great thing to cook and portion up to pop in the freezer meaning you’ll have a ready made lunch or dinner for those busy days!

 

Ingredients to serve 4:

1 bunch of carrots, roughly chopped  

1 red onion, peeled and finely sliced

Festive Nut Roast Wreath

Our Festive Nut Roast Wreath is an absolute must on our Christmas table! Loved by all it takes centre stage on a board or cake stand decorated with scattered dried cranberries, fresh pomegranate seeds or sprigs of herbs and holly for a real centre piece wow factor!

Ingredients for 1 large nut roast: (feel free to adapt this recipe to suit you, from celeriac or beetroot for a more earthy flavour to peppers for a sweet Christmassy red fleck make it your own!)

2 onions, finely chopped

4 garlic, finely chopped

Sweet Potato and Black Bean Burgers 

Smokey and sweet with a little chilli kick… everything a good burger should be!

 

Makes 4-6 burgers

Ingredients:

2 sweet potatoes

1 tin of black beans, drained, rinsed and padded dry

1 cup of cooked rice - we used a mixture of brown and black rice but you can use whichever type you have in the cupboard

1 onion finely diced

2 1/2 tsp ground cumin

1 tsp smoked paprika

1/4 tsp salt

1/4 tsp chipotle chilli flakes or powder