Beef and carrot casserole

Beef and carrot casserole

Ingredients (4 servings) 1½ tablespoons Olive Oil 750g beef steak, trimmed and cubed ¼ cup flour 1 leek, trimmed, washed and sliced 1 garlic clove, crushed 1 tablespoon ground cumin 2 teaspoons ground ginger 2 cups salt-reduced beef stock 6 carrots (medium size), cut into wedges 400g diced tomatoes ½ cup pitted green olives ¼…

Lightly spiced carrot soup

Lightly Spiced Carrot Soup

A satisfying soup which is delicately spiced and works well as a rustic starter. Ingredients (6 servings) 1 tbsp vegetable oil 1 onion, finely chopped 1 garlic clove, chopped knob of fresh root ginger, grated 1 red chilli, deseeded and chopped 1 tsp mild curry powder, plus extra 1kg carrots, trimmed and sliced 2 lemongrass…

Carrot and beetroot slaw with fennel dressing

Carrot and beetroot slaw with fennel dressing

Ingredients (4 servings) 4 large carrots 4 beetroot (300g each), washed, trimmed, peeled ¼ cup pecans, roughly chopped 2 tablespoons sultanas 2 cups fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves Fennel dressing 1½ teaspoons fennel seeds 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard ¼ cup apple cider vinegar 1½ tablespoons extra virgin olive oil Method Make Fennel dressing: Place fennel seeds…

Carrot and ginger soup

Carrot and ginger soup

Ingredients (4 servings) 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 brown onion, finely chopped 5cm piece ginger, peeled, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 6 (1kg) carrots, peeled, chopped 4 cups Chicken stock Sour cream and chopped dill leaves, to serve Method Heat oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Add onion, ginger and garlic. Reduce…

Carrot and ginger soup

Carrot and ginger soup

Boost your immune system this winter with a good dose of ginger and vitamin C in this hearty carrot soup. Ingredients (4 servings) 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 brown onion, finely chopped 5cm piece ginger, peeled, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 6 (1kg) carrots, peeled, chopped 4 cups Chicken stock sour cream and…

Orange, Carrot & Mint Soup

A velvety smooth carrot soup is perfect on its own for supper or as an impressive dinner party starter. Ingredients (4 servings) large knob of butter 700g carrots, peeled and thinly sliced 1 large onion, thinly sliced 1 large garlic clove, crushed 1L light vegetable stock 125ml freshly squeezed orange juice 2 tbsp finely chopped…

Red lentil & carrot soup

Red lentil & Carrot Soup

This warming and budget-friendly vegetarian soup is perfect packed in a flask for lunch. It’s also easy to double the quantities and freeze half for later. Ingredients (2 servings) 1 white onion, finely sliced 2 tsp olive oil 3 garlic cloves, sliced 2 carrots, scrubbed and diced 85g red lentils 1 vegetable stock cube, crumbled…

Carrot, lentil and coconut soup

Carrot, lentil and coconut soup

Ingredients (4 servings) 2 tablespoons coconut oil 2 brown onions, chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 4cm piece fresh ginger, finely grated 1 large green chilli, chopped 2 tablespoons masala curry paste 5 (500g) carrots, peeled, grated 1 cup dried red lentils 800g can crushed tomatoes 270ml can coconut milk ½ cup fresh coriander leaves, chopped…