A quick and easy non-meat version of the nachos, using refried beans, tomatoes and onion layered with cheese over tortilla chips. Ideal for anyone needing a quick nacho fix or when hungry guests turn up unanounced! Perfect for parties and BBQs too. Serve with guacamole, salsa and a side salad. It doesn't get better than this!
Fluffy white dumplings in a light tomato and vegetable broth make a delicious lunch or supper. The soup can be made in advance, and the dumplings can be shaped and chilled to be simmered just before serving.
These colourful grilled vegetables, topped with a fresh tomato and basil salsa and creamy Camembert cheese, make a wonderful vegetarian main course. The vegetables could also be cooked, all at the same time, on a barbecue. Enjoy with toasted ciabatta slices and a green salad.
Grilling adds a lovely smoky flavour to the chicory in a nutritious salad that includes the classic British duo of Stilton and heart-healthy walnuts
Make a simple pasta meal into a taste sensation in record time. Quickly grill some colourful Mediterranean vegetables and add tangy feta cheese and toasted nuts. Accompany with a leafy salad. Delicious!
Use new season's potatoes and asparagus to make this Italian-style omelette and serve it for a light lunch or supper with salad.
A steaming bowl of chilli is perfect for a cold winter day. Try serving with slices of warm cornbread for a complete meal.
Quick and easy, I love to make these when we are entertaining friends.
A very easy, versatile recipe of pesto on slices of grilled baguette. One of my most requested recipes! Makes a great party nibble or canapé, or an accompaniment to soup or salad meals. Try them with sun-dried tomato pesto!
Just three ingredients to make an ideal after-school snack, or serve with soup for a light supper. Kids can easily assemble the quick quesadillas but should get an adult's help popping them under the grill.
We wanted a quick snack in the evening, plus i had some bread from the day before and some tomatoes that I wanted to get rid of. This is the best bruschetta I have ever made...so did my husband say.
A deceptively easy supper that takes mere minutes to put together. Use your favourite shop-bought pasta sauces, or use your own. Your family will think it took hours to prepare. Add cooked Italian sausage or chorizo for a heartier dish, and serve with a green salad.
A beautiful sandwich of tomato slices on fresh bread topped with dried Italian herbs, olive oil, balsamic vinegar and Parmesan cheese then grilled in the oven to melt and meld the flavours all together. Serve with a bowl of creamy butternut squash, broccoli or your favourite soup for a lovely lunch or light supper.
A straightforward, classic bruschetta with 5 main ingredients - bread, garlic, tomatoes, fresh basil and olive oil.
Make your taste buds travel with these delicious, deluxe bruschetta with garlic, mozzarella, tomato and truffle olive oil! Lovely light snack or meal, accompanied with a green salad.
Squares of cooked polenta are topped with blue cheese then warmed through on the barbecue. You could easily do this under the grill, too. An easy and delicious vegetarian addition for a summer BBQ party.
Rich and delicious baked aubergines (eggplant) with tomato and fresh mozzarella. This version requires no frying and no baking. Enjoy!
Fresh berries and a creamy sweetened cheese mixture top wholemeal baguette slices for a colourful addition to your summer canape spread!
Tasty, quick supper. Serve with couscous or a side salad. The aubergine is marinated in a tasty mixture before being grilled with the halloumi.
Refreshing dessert - fresh pineapple slices grilled with brown sugar and served with cinnamon spiced yoghurt.