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Calzone with greens

Ingredients 500g strong white bread flour 1 tsp dried yeast 1 tbsp olive oil semolina or polenta for dusting For the filling 12 slices chorizo 2 garlic clove, finely chopped 200g kale cavolo nero or other leafy green 2 balls mozzarella, torn into pieces walnut-size lump of Parmesan Method Put the flour, yeast, 1 tbsp oil, 300ml lukewarm water and a big pinch of salt in a bowl and mix to a soft, wettish dough. Knead in a mixer or by hand, lifting the dough as you work it to…

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Beetroot Recipes Recipes

Creamy beetroot risotto

Ingredients 500g fresh beetroot 2 tbsp olive oil knob of butter 1 onion, finely chopped 1 garlic clove, finely chopped 250g risotto rice 150ml white wine 700ml hot vegetable stock handful grated parmesan (or vegetarian alternative) 4 tbsp soured cream handful chopped dill Method Heat oven to 180C/fan 160C/gas 4. Peel and trim the beetroots and cut into large wedges. Place on a large sheet of foil on a baking sheet. Toss with 1 tbsp olive oil, season, then cook for 1 hr until the beets are soft. Meanwhile, heat…

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Recipes Squash Recipes

Gem squash with a cheesy spicy sweetcorn filling

Prep time 10 mins Cook time 10 mins Total time 20 mins This South African childhood favourite of gem squash filled with sweetcorn gets an adult twist with some spicy peri-peri sauce. Author: Jeanne Horak-Druiff Recipe type: Vegetable side Cuisine: South African Serves: 4 as a side Ingredients 2 gem squash 2 large spring onions 1 large clove of garlic 2 tsp olive oil 1 x 400g tin of sweetcorn 1 tsp hot sauce of your choice (optional) ½ cup grated mature cheddar cheese Instructions Slice the gem squash in…

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Courgette Recipes Recipes

Courgette Muffin recipe

Get kids busy in the kitchen with these scrummy courgette muffins, perfect for cooks aged between 8-14. Ingredients: 50g courgettes, cut into chunks 1 apple, peeled and quartered 1 orange, halved 1 egg 75g butter, melted 300g self-raising flour ½ tsp baking powder ½ tsp cinnamon 100g golden caster sugar handful of sultanas 1 tub soft cheese mixed with 3 tbsp icing sugar, to make icing Method Brush the muffin tin with oil. Ask your grown-up helper to switch the oven to 190C/ 170C fan/gas 5. Grate the courgettes and…

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Recipes Spring Greens Recipes

Spring greens with lemon dressing

Ingredients 250g broccoli, thicker stalks halved 400g spring greens, thick stalks removed and shredded For the dressing 2 garlic cloves, crushed zest and juice 1 lemon 2 tbsp olive oil Method To make the dressing, mix the garlic, lemon juice and zest, olive oil and some seasoning together. Bring a large pan of water to the boil, then add the broccoli and greens, and cook for about 5 mins until tender. Drain well, then toss through the dressing and serve. Recipe from Good Food magazine, April 2012

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Recipes Spinach Recipes

Quick mushroom & spinach lasagne

Ingredients 1 tbsp olive oil 1 garlic clove, crushed 250g pack mushrooms, sliced 1 tsp thyme leaves, chopped 200g bag spinach 300g tub light soft cheese 4 tbsp grated parmesan (or vegetarian alternative) 6 fresh lasagne sheets Method Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Heat the oil in a large frying pan, add the garlic and cook for 1 min. Add the mushrooms and thyme, then cook for 3 mins until they start to soften. Throw in the spinach and stir until the heat of the pan wilts the leaves.…

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Celery Recipes Recipes

Celery Gratin Recipe

Let celery take centre stage in this delicious side dish. The wine and stock make an intense sauce, while the nutty breadcrumbs provide a satisfying crunch. Ingredients 2 celery heads, trimmed 50g butter 1 onion, thinly sliced 2 bay leaves 100g breadcrumbs 50g walnuts, roughly chopped 75ml white wine 250ml vegetable or chicken stock 100ml double cream 25g grated parmesan (or vegetarian alternative)   Method Cut any thick celery stalks in half, trim all of it into thumb-size lengths, then wash and leave wet. Melt half the butter in a…

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Recipes Squash Recipes

Stuffed Pattypan Squash with Quinoa and Fresh Sweetcorn Recipe

This recipe comes from Ohmyveggies.com and serves 4. It takes about 1 hour between prep and cooking. The number of squashes will depend on their size, but will definitely make 2 good size ones. Ingredients veg oil 1 tbsp. olive oil 1 small onion, diced 1 garlic clove, minced 2 tsp. cumin 1/2 tsp. dried oregano 1 small tomato, diced 2 cobs of sweetcorn, kernels removed 1/2 cup vegetable stock 1 1/2 cups cooked quinoa (which is about 1/2 cup uncooked) 1 bell pepper, seeds removed and chopped chilli pepper…

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Aubergine Recipes Recipes

Aubergine, Tomato & Parmesan Bake Recipe (Melanzane alla Parmigiana)

Ingredients 2 garlic cloves, crushed 6 tbsp olive oil 2 x 400g cans chopped tomatoes 2 tbsp tomato purée 4 aubergines, cut into long, 5mm thick slices 85g parmesan (or vegetarian alternative), freshly grated 20g pack basil, leaves torn 1 egg, beaten Method Heat oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6. In a shallow pan, mix together the garlic and 4 tbsp of the olive oil. Cook over a high heat for 3 mins, tip in the tomatoes, then simmer for 8 mins, stirring every now and then. Stir in the tomato…

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Courgette Recipes Recipes

Courgette & basil pasta with pesto crumbs recipe

Ingredients 500g pack penne 5 courgettes, grated 2 tbsp olive oil, plus a little extra 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 onion, finely chopped 500g pot crème fraîche 25g parmesan (or vegetarian alternative), finely grated small bunch basil, reserve a few leaves for garnishing 85g chunk ciabatta handful toasted pine nuts, plus a few extra for sprinkling Method Slightly undercook the pasta, then drain, reserving a ladleful of cooking water. Rinse the pasta with cold water to cool. Drain again, toss in a little oil to stop it sticking together and…

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