Nourishing lentils are great value and very good for you. The warm spices and rich coconut milk combine to create an intoxicatingly flavoured dish.
This savoury version of the classic French batter pudding is made with frozen vegetables, which are ideal when you are in a hurry.
This recipe uses less milk and no thickener whatsoever! Very cheesy, too! You can either serve it from the pot, or top with buttered breadcrumbs and put in a 180 / Gas 4 oven to brown for half an hour, but we like ours fine without.
This heart-warming soup is perfect for a chilly evening. It's packed full of vegetables and mixed pulses, making it an excellent source of fibre. Enjoy it with some crusty French bread to mop up the delicious liquid.
This is a very plain and simple vegetarian pasta recipe that was born out of the imagination of 3 hungry friends in Brighton, who thougt adding a bit of port in the sauce wouldn't hurt.
A staple dish in Indian cuisine, this vegetarian ‘dhal’ with vegetables is enriched with coconut milk, giving it an exotic, enticing flavour. Serve with rice, warm naan or chappatis.
My version of Liverpool's finest stew! A great stew for the autumn and winter months.
Transform tinned cream of mushroom soup into a creamy sauce for pork chops. Quick and easy, but very delicious. One of my family's favourites served over brown rice.
Packed with beans, vegetables and flavoursome lamb - this is sure to be a mid-week hit for the whole family.
This healthy chicken and vegetable casserole makes an easy mid-week meal. To make it even quicker, you could use supermarket washed-and-cut carrots and broccoli, ready to go from packet to pan. Mixed wild and long-grain rice goes well with the casserole, and adds sustaining and nourishing carbohydrate.
This long-simmered, one-pot meal is wonderfully satisfying. It can be prepared ahead, so it's perfect for family dinners as well as informal entertaining. Serve with a crunchy mixed salad and seeded bread.
Slim pasta spirals called fusilli are delicious cooked in a casserole of beef and vegetables. The dried, uncooked pasta is added towards the end of the cooking time so that it retains its al dente texture while still absorbing the savoury flavours of the meat, vegetables and oregano in the rich stew.
This is a great way to cook good-value drumsticks, so that they are moist and tender. A simple barbecue sauce and a mixture of vegetables and beans makes a healthy dish children will love. Serve with a leafy side salad.
This simple pasta dish is sure to be a winner with all the family. It uses ready-cooked pieces of chicken tikka added to a tomato and yoghurt sauce that is tossed with fresh spinach and ricotta stuffed pasta.
This is a recipe from my family which is true Yorkshire, for many generations.
This combination of Kielbasa, green beans, potatoes and onions cooks up quickly in a frying pan, forming a stew-like meal. Kielbasa is a tasty Polish sausage available in your local Polish shop and some larger supermarkets.
Inspired by the classic French dish, this version is lighter and less extravagant. It combines chunky sausages, bacon and beans with the traditional garlic and herb crust.
This is a lovely quick recipe that is great for kids and adults, its really tasty too!
this is a great store cupboard favorite it is something my mum and i made up one night when we had unexspected company we didnt have a great deal of money so we used what was in the cupboard and store room at the time we were all apprehensive at the time now it is a great winter warmer when all you want to do is sit and watch tv ot read in front of the fire.
I'm a very, VERY basic eater and I don't do veg (except for the mighty potato) and spices are usually out of the window too. Bonanza Pie is just a nice way to jumble what I like into one dish. Those who have tried it have all reported back positively.