Vegetables

Oriental chicken topping for baked jacket potatoes

Ingredients

113 g/4 oz chicken breast, boned, skinned | 1 spring onion, chopped | 2 tablespoons very low fat natural fromage frais | a dash of hot chilli sauce

Warm turkey & mixed mushroom salad

Ingredients

1 small head curly endive, leaves separated | 1 small head lollo rosso, leaves separated | 3 tablespoons olive oil | 2-3 rashers rindless smoked bacon, chopped | 500 g (1 lb) turkey breast fillets, cut into thin strips across the grain | 125 g (4 oz) mixed mushrooms, such as shiitake, chestnut, yellow and grey oyster, trimmed and sliced if large | 4 tablespoons lemon juice | salt and freshly ground black pepper | Dressing: | 4 tablespoons olive oil | 2 tablespoon wine vinegar (red or white) | 1 garlic clove, crushed | 1 teaspoon coarse grain or Dijon mustard | pinch of sugar

Chicken with mushrooms

Ingredients

4 chicken quarters | dried oregano and ground paprika, for seasoning | 2 tablespoons olive oil | 1 tablespoon plain flour | 425 g (14 oz) closed cup mushrooms, quartered | 300 ml (1/2 pint) chicken stock | 1/2 onion, grated | 1 green pepper, cored, seeded and cut into fine strips | 150 ml (1/4 pint) double cream | 50 ml (2 fl oz) Cognac | cayenne pepper (optional) | salt and freshly ground black pepper

Egg fu-yung

Ingredients

2 dried Chinese mushrooms, or 50 g (2 oz) fresh oyster mushrooms, chopped | 25 g (1 oz) cooked peeled prawns, finely chopped | 25 g (1 oz) cooked ham, finely chopped | 25 g (1 oz) bamboo shoots, finely chopped | 2-3 water chestnuts, finely chopped | 4 eggs, beaten | 1 tablespoon cornflour | 4 tablespoons water | 1 teaspoon salt | 1 tablespoon dry sherry | 3 tablesppons sunflower oil | fresh coriander sprigs, to garnish
  • Complexity: easy
  • Origin: Indian

Tomato Rice

Ingredients

Fry Light for spraying | 2 medium onions, chopped | 1 tsp ginger root, finelly chopped | 1 garlic clove, crushed | 1/2 tsp dried turmeric | 1 tsp chilli powder | 1 1/2 tsp salt | 397 g/14 oz can chopped tomatoes | 454g/1 lb basmati rice | 568ml/1 pt water | fresh parsley, to garnish
  • Complexity: medium
  • Origin: Italian

Spicy Vegetable Risotto

Ingredients

227g/8 oz brown rice | 113g/4 oz potato, diced | 1 large carrot, chopped | 1 head broccoli, cut into florets | 1/2 small cauliflower, cut into florets | 1 large onion, chopped | 1 leek, chopped | 6 mushrooms, chopped | 1 red chilli, seeds removed & finely chopped | 1 green chilli, seeds removed & finely chopped | pinch of dried paprika | salt & ground black pepper

Nice Rice

Ingredients

1 yellow pepper, deseeded & finely chopped | 113g/4 oz mushrooms, sliced | 284ml / 1/2 pt stock made with Vecon | salt & ground black pepper | 42g / 1 1/2 oz rice | 1 onion, finely chopped | 1 red pepper, deseeded & finely chopped | 1 orange pepper, deseeded & finely chopped
  • Complexity: medium
  • Origin: Italian

Mushroom Risotto

Ingredients

14g / 1/2 oz dried mushrooms | 852ml / 1 1/2 pt boiling water | Fry Light, for spraying | 1 small red onion, finely chopped | 1 garlic clove, crushed | 227g/8 oz arborio rice | 113g/4 oz mushrooms, sliced | salt & ground black pepper | 1 level tbsp freshly chopped parsley | 28g/1 oz parmesan cheese, grated

Egg Fried Rice

Ingredients

57g/2 oz frozen peas | 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce or soy sauce | 2 eggs, beaten | 113g/4 oz rice | Fry Light, for spraying | 1 onion, finely chopped | 57g/2 oz mushrooms, chopped | 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • Complexity: medium
  • Origin: Chinese

Chinese Fried Rice 2

Ingredients

Fry Light, for spraying | 2 large eggs, beaten | 227g/8 oz long grain rice | 1 pepper, deseeded & finely chopped | 6 spring onions, finely chopped | 1 large carrot, cut into matchsticks | 12 mangetout, cut into diagonal slices | 113g/4 oz garden peas | 1 small can water chestnuts, drained | 8-10 button mushrooms | 1 garlic clove, crushed (to taste) | 1 small piece root ginger, peeled & grated or 1 tsp dried ginger | 1/2 tsp dried paprika | 1/2 tsp soy sauce

Chilli Risotto

Ingredients

Fry Light, for spraying | 1 onion, chopped | 113g/4 oz mushrooms, sliced | 2 tsp dried paprika | 3 tsp chilli powder | dash of Worcestershire sauce | 397g/14 oz can chopped tomatoes | 113g/4oz frozen peas | 397g/14 oz can sweetcorn | 397g/14 oz can kidney beans, drained | 2 tsp artificial sweetener | 284ml / 1/2 pt stock made with Vecon | 1 packet Batchelors Savoury Rice, any variety | salt & ground black pepper

Arborio Rice 'n' Peppers

Ingredients

227g/8 oz arborio/risotto rice | 568ml/1 pt stock made with Vecon | 1 onion, diced | 1 green pepper, deseeded & finely chopped | 1 red pepper, deseeded & finely chopped | 1 yellow pepper, deseeded & finely chopped | 2 tbsp lemon juice | 85g/3 oz mushrooms, sliced | salt & ground black pepper | fresh parsley, to garnish (optional)

Vegetable Dip

Ingredients

2 red peppers, deseeded | 2 onions, halved | 3 garlic cloves, unpeeled | Fry Light, for spraying | 113g/4 oz Sainsbury's Be Good To Yourselt Onion & Chive Cottage Cheese | 227g/8 oz quark skimmed milk soft cheese | salt & ground black pepper | handful freshly chopped parsley | large pinch cumin seeds

Tabbouleh

Ingredients

71g / 2 1/2 oz bulgar wheat | 4 tomatoes, chopped | 1/2 red onion, finely chopped | 1 bunch finely chopped fresh mint | 1 bunch finely chopped fresh flat-leafed parsley or coriander | lettuce leaves, to serve | Dressing: | 1 tsp extra virgin olive oil | 1 tbsp lemon juice | salt & ground black pepper

Baked beans and pepperami topping for baked jacket potatoes

Ingredients

113 g/4 oz canned baked beans in tomato sauce | 28 g/1 oz chopped pepperami

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