diluted salt-reduced or homemade vegetable stock

Smoked Cod Kedgeree

A subtly spiced rice dish, this is based on a classic kedgeree recipe but with extra vegetables to add vitamins. Serve with a side salad.

Spiced Potatoes and Cauliflower with Nuts

The warm, golden colour and flavour of saffron with a mild kick of ginger help to make this vegetable curry...


Red Lentil and Vegetable Dal

A dal is a dish of simmered lentils flavoured with aromatic spices and usually served as a sauce. But add...


Sweet potato curry with paneer

A light, colourful curry that is very quick and easy to make, this is packed with antioxidant-rich vegetables. Sweet potatoes,...


Red Thai Curry with Tofu

This great-tasting, medium-hot curry is made with tofu ' an exceptionally nutritious and protein-rich ingredient that soaks up the fragrant...

Mixed Bean Cassoulet

A vegetarian version of the hearty French country dish, this uses canned beans for a quick and easy one-pot. It's...


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Creamy vegetable fricassee

For this fricassee, a selection of colourful vegetables is lightly cooked in a tarragon-flavoured stock, which is finished with sour...

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Mussels with Pernod

The combination of Pernod and fennel adds a wonderful anise flavour to this popular seafood dish, which just needs some...


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Lamb tagine with dried fruit

An aromatic North African-style casserole, richly flavoured with dried fruits and warmly spiced with ginger and cinnamon. The sweetness of...


Peppers Stuffed with Beef and Tomatoes

Choose large, firm peppers ' they make the perfect container for a herb beef, tomato and fresh breadcrumb mixture, topped...


Middle Eastern kibbeh

Lebanese-style meatballs are great for a relaxed family supper. They're made with lean ground lamb, bulgur, herbs and spices, then...

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Salmon and pea pilaf

Canned salmon is very versatile and super healthy, being rich in omega-3 fatty acids. Combined with rice and peas, and...


Mushroom Risotto

This risotto makes the most of both fresh and dried mushrooms.


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Spring vegetable risotto

Risotto is comfort food at its best, and you can easily change the basic recipe to suit the season by...


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Pumpkin and corn risotto

A vibrant, golden yellow vegetarian risotto that looks good, tastes wonderful and is packed with healthy beta-carotene and fibre. The...


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Couscous, orange and date salad

Couscous makes a brilliant base for a quick salad, as it needs only a brief soaking in hot stock (or...

Beet and orange soup

A luscious, flavourful soup packed with vibrant vegetables and topped with beet salsa.


Tomato and lentil soup

This simple soup is flavoured with warm spices, then blended to a velvety smooth texture and topped with yogourt. Serve...


A Puréed Mushroom and Fennel Soup For a Chilly Afternoon

Sweet anise-flavoured fennel and earthy mushrooms make a delicious combination in this smooth vegetable soup.


Mixed bean chili soup

This heart-warming soup is perfect for a chilly evening. It's packed full of vegetables and mixed legumes, making it an...


Vegetable and pasta soup

This classic pistou from the south of France, topped with a rich-tasting garlic and basil paste, called aïllade, and a...


Lentil and Cashew Nut Roast

Not only are low-fat lentils richer in protein than many other legumes, but their slightly smoky flavour makes a great...


Vegetable Pies with Cheese and Herb Pastry

There is always something appealing about individual pies. These are filled with vegetables in a parsley sauce and topped with...


Stuffed Zucchini

In this delicious vegetarian dish, thick slices of large zucchini are hollowed out and filled with a tasty stuffing based...

Baked Couscous Tomatoes

Large beefsteak tomatoes make tasty, juicy containers for a spicy dried fruit and nut couscous mixture, served with creamy yogourt.


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Peppers stuffed with beef and tomatoes

Choose large, firm peppers - they make the perfect container for a herby beef, tomato and fresh breadcrumb mixture, topped...