Recipes starting with E

Easy Peasants Paella

Ingredients

1 large onion, chopped | 3 tomatoes, chopped | 350g pack Quorn Pieces | 397g/14 oz can butter beans, drained | 397g/14 oz can runner beans, drained | 227g/8 oz pudding rice | salt & ground black pepper | 568ml/1 pt hot water | saffron or yellow food colouring

Egg Curry

Ingredients

Fry Light, for spraying | 1 onion, chopped | 2 level tbsp curry paste | 397g/14 oz can chopped tomatoes | 142ml / 1/4 pt water | 4 eggs, hard boiled and peeled & halved | 2 tbsp very low fat natural yogurt | 1 tbsp lemon juice

Eggs Florentine salad

Ingredients

227 g/8 oz mushrooms, thinly sliced | 284 ml / 1/2 pint vegetable stock (1/2 Sin) | 4 eggs | 340 g/12 oz fresh baby spinach leaves | 57 ml/2 fl oz fat free vinaigrette dressing | salt and freshly ground black pepper | 2 tablespoons snipped chives

An unusual salad of dressed spinach leaves topped with softly-poached eggs. If you are on the Original Eating Plan you might like to add a delicious finishing touch by sprinkling some crumbled, crisply grilled lean back bacon over the top of the salad.

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

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

Empanada with minced beef

Ingredients

Dough: | 150 ml (1/4 pint) lukewarm water | 1 teaspoon sugar | 3 teaspoons dried yeast | 250 g (8 oz) strong plain flour | 50 g (2 oz) butter, diced | 1/2 teaspoon salt | Filling: | 2 tablespoons olive oil | 1 large green pepper, cored, deseeded and diced | 1 green chilli, deseeded and chopped | 2 garlic cloves, crushed | 1 Spanish onion, chopped | 175 g (6 oz) chorizo (spicy Spanish sausage), thinly sliced | 500 g (1 lb) lean minced beef | 50 g (2 oz) raisins | 425 g (14 oz) can chopped tomatoes | 4 hard-boiled eggs | salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 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

Egg Noodles with Minced Pork and Vegetables

Hot-tossed-noodlesIngredients:

250 g (8 oz) minced pork
200 g (7 oz) packet fine egg noodles
2 tablespoons groundnut or vegetable oil
4 spring onions, trimmed and chopped
250 ml (8 fl oz) hot chicken stock
2 spring onions, finely chopped, to garnish

Marinade:

2 tablespoons soy sauce
1 tablespoon dry sherry or sherry vinegar
1 tablespoon groundnut or vegetable oil
1 teaspoon sesame oil
1 teaspoon chilli sauce
1/2 teaspoon sugar
pinch of salt

Endive salad with mushrooms

Endive-salad-with-mushrooms_cIngredients:
* 1 head curly endive
* 250 g (8 oz) button mushrooms, sliced
* 50 g (2 oz) cooked ham, cut into small strips
* 1 small fennel bulb, washed and thinly sliced
* 10 cherry tomatoes, halved
* dill sprigs, to garnish

Dressing:
* 4 tablespoons tomato juice
* 2 tablespoons lemon juice
* 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley, chives or mint
* salt and freshly ground black pepper

Egg & mushroom salad

Egg--mushroom-salad_cIngredients:
* 3 tablespoons lemon juice
* 375 g (12 oz) button or closed cup mushrooms
* 2 teaspoons ground cumin or dried tarragon (optional)
* 1 crisp lettuce, cut into thick slices
* 150 ml (1/4 pint) cultured buttermilk or natural yogurt
* 2 hard-boiled eggs, finely chopped
* freshly ground black pepper

East Indian Satay

East-Indian-Satay_cIngredients:
* 1 1/2 teaspoons ground coriander
* 1/2 teaspoon salt
* 1 onion, chopped
* 1 garlic clove, chopped
* 2 tablespoons soy sauce
* 1 tablespoon lemon juice
* 50 g (2 oz) roast salted peanuts, ground
* 25 g (1 oz) soft brown sugar
* 3 tablespoons groundnut oil
* 750 g (1 1/2 lb) boneless, skinless chicken breasts
* pepper
* squares of red, green and yellow pepper
* curly endive leaves

Easy Foolproof Marmalade

Easy-Foolproof-Marmalade_CIngredients:
* 1 thin-skinned juicy lemon
* leftover peel of about 6 satsumas
* 4lb (1.75kg) sugar
* 1 can prepared Seville oranges
* about 3/4 pint (450ml) water

Easy salmon rissoles

Easy-salmon-rissoles_cIngredients:
* 1 x 215 g (7 1/2 oz) can red salmon
* 1 heaped tbsp grated or finely chopped onion
* 2 tbsp tomato ketchup
* 1 tbsp fine matzo meal or fresh breadcrumbs plus 25 g (1 oz) for coating
* 2 tbsp vegetable oil

Eastern Promise Smoothie

Eastern-Promise-Smoothie_cIngredients:
* 200ml pineapple juice, chilled
* 1 lime
* 425g can lychees, drained
* 4 scoops vanilla ice cream

Easter figgy bread

Easter-figgy-bread_cIngredients:
* 1/2 quantity short-time enriched dough

Filling:
* 125g (4 oz) figs, chopped
* 50g (2 oz) walnuts, chopped
* 50g (2 oz) soft brown sugar
* 15g (1/2 oz) Stork margarine, melted

Glaze:
* 1-2 x15ml spoons (1-2 tablespoons) honey

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