Brown lentil and vegetable soup

Brown lentil and vegetable soup

Ingredients (4 servings) 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 carrots, peeled, diced 2 zucchini, diced 2 sticks celery, diced 1 brown onion, finely chopped 400g can diced tomatoes 2 cups Vegetable stock 400g can brown lentils, rinsed, drained ½ cup flat-leaf parsley leaves, chopped 1 lemon, quartered Method Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-high…

Beef & vegetable casserole

Beef & veg casserole

Ingredients (5 servings) 2 celery sticks, thickly sliced 1 onion, chopped 2 really big carrots, halved lengthways then very chunkily sliced 5 bay leaves 3 sprigs thyme 1 tbsp vegetable oil 1 tbsp butter 2 tbsp plain flour 2 tbsp tomato purée 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce 2 beef stock cubes, crumbled 850g stewing beef (brisket…

Vegetable tray-bake with roasted garlic dressing

Vegetable tray-bake with roasted garlic dressing

Ingredients (4 servings) 2 medium zucchini, thickly sliced diagonally 400g butternut pumpkin, peeled, cut into 3cm pieces 1 medium red capsicum, cut into 4cm pieces 1 medium yellow capsicum, cut into 4cm pieces 1 large red onion, halved, cut into thin wedges 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 250g punnet cherry tomatoes 6 garlic cloves,…

Spicy roast veg & lentils

Spicy roast veg & lentils

Pack in an impressive 3 of your 5 a day with this spicy vegetarian lentil dish filled with roast butternut squash, peppers and onions. Ingredients (4 servings) 1 small-medium butternut squash (about 950g) 1 red onion, halved and thickly sliced 3 peppers (a mix of red, orange and yellow from a pack), deseeded and cut…

Vegetable tagine with crispy chickpeas

Vegetable tagine with crispy chickpeas

Ingredients (8 servings) ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil 2 large red onions, cut into thin wedges 2cm piece fresh ginger, peeled, finely grated 2 garlic cloves, crushed 2 teaspoons ground cumin 1½ teaspoons ground coriander 1 teaspoon ground turmeric ±1.5kg butternut pumpkin, peeled, cut into 4cm pieces 1 large (550g) eggplant, cut into 4cm…

Hearty lentil and vegie soup

Hearty lentil and vegie soup

Ingredients (4 servings) 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 brown onion, cut into 1cm dice 1 large carrot, peeled, cut into 2cm dice 1 celery stalk, cut into 2cm slices 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 2 tablespoons tomato paste 400g can lentils, drained, rinsed 400g can diced tomatoes 2 cups Vegetable stock 450g cabbage, thickly shredded…

Chicken and vegetable soup

Chicken and vegetable soup

Ingredients (4servings) 4 chicken drumsticks 1 litre (4 cups) Chicken stock 2 potatoes, peeled and diced into 2 x 2 cm dice 2 large carrots, peeled and small diced 1 leek, white part only, halved lengthways and sliced 6 garlic cloves, crushed 60g baby kale leaves ½ lemon, juiced Olive oil, to garnish Paprika, to…

Tuscan vegetable and bean soup

Tuscan vegetable and bean soup

Ingredients (4 servings) 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 medium brown onion, finely chopped 400g packet fresh vegetable mix 4 cups Chicken stock 400g can diced tomatoes 400g can cannellini beans, drained, rinsed Method Heat oil in a large, deep saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion. Cook, stirring, for 3 to 4 minutes or until onion…

Tomato & vegetable red lentil soup

Tomato & vegetable red lentil soup

Ingredients (4 servings) 2 teaspoons olive oil 450g pkt soup vegetable mix 1 garlic clove, crushed 800g can diced tomatoes 3 cups (750ml) Vegetable stock ½ cup (±115g) red split lentils Salt & freshly ground pepper Coriander sprigs, to serve Method Heat the oil in a large saucepan over a medium heat. Add the soup…

Veggie breakfast bakes

Veggie breakfast bakes

Hit 3 of your 5-a-day with this alternative fry-up – it’s packed with vegetables and oven-baked. Ingredients (4 servings) 4 large field mushrooms 8 tomatoes, halved 1 garlic clove, thinly sliced 2 tsp olive oil 200g bag spinach 4 eggs Method Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Put the mushrooms and tomatoes into 4 ovenproof…