Veggie

  • Complexity: very easy

Easy Vegetable Soup

Ingredients

170g/6 oz leeks, chopped | 142g/5 oz carrots, chopped | l42g/5 oz onions, chopped | 142g/5 oz celery, chopped | 2 garlic cloves, crushed | 1/2 tsp black pepper | 57g/2 oz yellow split peas, soaked | 568ml/1 pt stock made with Vecon | salt & ground black pepper

Tuscan Bean & Pasta Soup

Ingredients

1 large onion, chopped | 3 garlic cloves, crushed | 1 level tbsp tomato puree | 454g/1 lb fresh tomatoes, chopped or 397g/14 oz can chopped tomatoes | fresh basil leaves, torn | 397g/14 oz can cannellini beans, drained | 852-1136ml / 1 /2 - 2 pt water | 113g/4 oz dried short cut macaroni or other small pasta shapes | salt & ground black pepper | 4 level tbsp parmesan cheese, grated (optional) | freshly chopped parsley, to garnish (optional)
  • Complexity: easy
  • Origin: Indian

Mushroom bhajee

Ingredients

3 tablespoons sunflower oil | 1 teaspoon poppy seeds | 1 teaspoon sesame seeds | 1 teaspoon black mustard seeds | 4 tablespoons mild curry paste | 150 ml (1/4 pint) natural yogurt | 2 teaspoons garam masala | 1 tablespoon dried fenugreek | 500 g (2 lb) chestnut mushrooms, halved if large | sea salt | chopped fresh coriander, to garnish

Morels with wild rice

Ingredients

150 g (5 oz) fresh morels, rinsed, trimmed and halved lengthways | or 15 g (1/2 oz) dried morels plus 5 g (1/4 oz) dried horn of plenty and 125 g (4 oz) mixed fresh mushrooms, such as shiitake, yellow and grey oyster, trimmed | 150 g (5 oz) wild rice, well rinsed | 50 g (2 oz) butter | 75 ml (3 fl oz) double cream | 1 tablespoon brandy | salt and freshly ground black pepper

Minestrone Soup

Minestrone-Soup_cIngredients:
* Fry Light, for spraying
* 1 onion, finelly chopped
* 1 garlic clove, crushed
* 2 carrots, chopped
* 2 celery sticks, chopped
* 397g/14 oz can chopped tomatoes
* 1136 ml/2 pt stock made with Vecon
* 57g/2 oz dried spaghetti, broken into short lengths
* 113g/4 oz frozen peas
* 170g/6 oz green cabbage, chopped
* 1 leek, chopped
* 1 tsp dried basil
* salt & ground black pepper

Megan's Veggie Soup

Veggie-Soup_cIngredients:
* 142g/5 oz parsnip, chopped
* 2 large carrots, chopped
* 1 stick celery, chopped
* 1 medium onion, chopped
* 28g/1 oz frozen peas
* 1/2 yellow pepper, chopped
* 28g/1 oz pearl barley, dried
* 1136ml/2 pt stock made with Vecon
* salt and ground black pepper

Perfectly cooked pasta

Perfectly-cooked-pastaIngredients:
* 340 g/12 oz dried pasta, e.g. spaghetti, fettuccine or tagliateife (60 Sins on Original)

Coriander & Sweetcorn Soup

Coriander--Sweetcorn-Soup_cIngredients:
* Fry Light, for spraying
* 1 medium onion, chopped
* 1 garlic clove, crushed
* handful freshly chopped coriander or 2-3 tsps dried coriander
* 397g/14 oz can sweetcorn
* 426ml / 3/4 pt stock made with Vecon
* 57g/2 oz dried mini pasta bows or other small pasta shapes
* salt & ground black pepper
* fresh coriander leaves, to garnish

Cauliflower & Horseradish Soup

Cauliflower--Horseradish-Soup_cIngredients:
* Fry Light, for spraying
* 1 onion, chopped
* 568ml/1 pt stock made with Vecon
* 1/2 head medium cauliflower, chopped
* 1 level tsp horseradish sauce
* salt & ground black pepper
* 4 tsp freshly chopped parsley

Carrot & Coriander Thick Soup

Carrot--Coriander-Thick-Soup_cIngredients:
* 8-10 medium sized carrots, chopped
* 1 large onion, diced
* 1/2 tsp garlic salt
* 1 tsp ground coriander
* 85g/3 oz yellow or orange split peas
* 85g/3 oz pearl barley
* 1136ml/2 pt stock made with Vecon
* salt and ground black pepper
* freshly chopped parsley or torn coriander leaves, to garnish

Brazil mushroom casserole

Brazil-mushroom-casserole_cIngredients:
* 500 g (1 lb) chestnut mushrooms
* 4 tomatoes, sliced
* 4 spring onions, finely chopped
* 1 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano or marjoram
* 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil
* 1 teaspoon rosemary leaves
* 4 tablespoons dry white wine or stock
* 125 g (4 oz) Brazil nuts, coarsely ground
* 50 g (2 oz) fresh wholemeal breadcrumbs
* salt and freshly ground black pepper

Italian tonno con fagiole

Italian-tonno-con-fagioleIngredients:
* 283 g/10 oz tuna chunks canned in brine, drained (15 Sins on Green)
* 1 large red onion, very thinly sliced
* 1 red pepper, deseeded and thinly sliced into rings
* 1 x 397-g/14-oz can butter beans or haricot beans, drained (21 Sins on Original)
* 4 tablespoons fat free vinaigrette dressing
* 3 tablespoons finery chopped flat-leaf parsley
* salt and ground black pepper
* salad leaves, e.g. lamb's lettuce, rocket, fresh herbs and watercress
* 8 red or yellow cherry tomatoes, halved

Quick prawn, melon and mint salad

Quick-prawn-melon-and-mint-salad_cIngredients:
* 454 9/1 lb frozen prawns, defrosted (24 Sins on Green)
* juice of 1 lemon
* 1 small melon, e.g. ogen or charentais
* 1 iceberg lettuce, trimmed, washed and shredded
* 142 g/5 oz very low fat natural yogurt
* 1 small bunch fresh mint, chopped
* salt and freshly ground black pepper
* 2 teaspoons snipped chives

Mediterranean salad with garlic sauce

Mediterranean-salad-with-garlic-sauce_cIngredients:
* 2 red peppers, deseeded and sliced
* 3 courgettes, sliced diagonally
* 1/2 red onion, sliced
* 4-5 tomatoes
* Fry Light, for spraying
* 6 garlic doves, in their skins
* juice of 1 lemon
* 85 ml/3 fl oz fat free vinaigrette dressing
* salt and freshly ground black pepper
* small bunch of fresh basil, chopped

Mushroom kebabs

Mushroom-kebabsIngredients:
* 36 closed cup mushrooms
* 1 red or green sweet pepper, seeded and cut into 2.5 x 1 cm (1 x 1/2 inch) pieces
* 24 baby pickling onions
* 12 baby courgettes, about 375 g (12 oz) cut into 1.5 cm (3/4 inch) thick slices

Marinade:

* 3 tablespoons Dijon mustard
* 3 garlic cloves, crushed
* 3 tablespoons Barbados sugar
* 3 tablespoons soy sauce
* 3 tablespoons olive oil
* 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
* freshly ground black pepper

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