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Easy Vegan Black Bean Sweet Potato Tacos

Easy Vegan Black Bean Sweet Potato Tacos

Easy Vegan Black Bean Sweet Potato Tacos Remember, on Sunday, I said I was getting a superb friendly recipe with you? It could have been, but it wasn’t. The one I had planned was pepper that turned out to be another in the #RespiFiles many months-long posts. I ate it, and I picked up some …

Shopping at a Thai Grocery Store Online

Shopping at a Thai Grocery Store Online

Many busy residents of Bangkok hate returning home at the end of a long day only to realize that they forgot to buy food for dinner. They wish they could shop at a Thai grocery store online. They are forced to rely on nearby food stalls or local restaurants to provide dinner for them when they …

Asian-inspired salad with garlic pork loin

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This crisp salad of radishes, sugar snap peas and chicory goes brilliantly with slices of garlicky pork 1 clove garlic 2 Pork Loin Steaks (340g approx) 75g radishes, trimmed 75g sugar snap peas 1 head chicory ½ x 20g pack fresh coriander, chopped 2 tsp toasted sesame oil Grated zest and juice of 1 lemon …

Chicken enchiladas

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Got a two-pack of chicken breasts in the fridge? Try this easy Mexican classic. 2 skinless free-range chicken breasts, sliced 2 tbsp olive oil 1 red pepper, sliced ½ red onion, diced 1 tbsp ready-made fajita seasoning 5 tbsp crème fraîche 4 tortilla wraps 120g fresh hot tomato salsa 100g cheddar, coarsely grated Lime wedges …

No-stir tomato and basil risotto

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AKA risotto for busy people: just put the lid on and forget about it 1 tbsp olive oil 1 red onion, finely chopped 150ml white wine 600ml hot vegetable stock 50g vegetarian Parmesan, grated Knob of butter 400g risotto rice 400g can chopped tomatoes 75g cream cheese Handful fresh basil leaves In a pot, heat …

Corn cakes with Mexican beans

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This makes a super-tasty dish for a relaxed brunch   For the Mexican beans 1 tbsp vegetable oil 1 red onion, finely hacked 2 garlic cloves, finely hacked 1 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp sweet smoked paprika 400g tin hacked tomatoes 400g tin kidney beans, washed and depleted 100ml water Ocean salt and newly ground …

Squash Skillet Pie

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Cooking for friends this weekend? Try this easy-to-prepare, crowd-pleasing veggie dish.   Cooking for friends this weekend? Try this easy-to-prepare, crowd-pleasing veggie dish   2 red onions 4 garlic cloves 1 tsp butter 1 tsp olive oil 540g pre-chopped squash (that’s two bags of the stuff from the supermarket – sometimes it has sweet potato …

Cauliflower florets with romescu sauce

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A smoky Spanish-style sauce is the perfect partner for crispy cauliflower.   200g mixed basmati and wild rice 1 roasted red pepper (from a jar) ½ garlic clove 1tbsp red wine vinegar 1 cauliflower, sliced into florets 1½ tsp sweet smoked paprika 40g fresh breadcrumbs 40g ground almonds 50ml water 50g plain flour. Cook the …

Sticky beef stir-fry

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If you shy away from cooking a whole steak, slice it up for a quick and easy midweek stir-fry.   150g tenderstem broccoli 2 x 300g sirloin steaks, sliced 3cm fresh ginger, cut into thin sticks 1 red chilli, sliced 100g mangetout 1 tbsp clear honey Good squeeze of lime juice 2 tbsp groundnut oil …

Chicken, butterbean and chorizo bake

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120g sliced chorizo 2 chicken breasts 1 tin of tomatoes A bunch of parsley 1 sliced onion  Glug of white wine 1 tin of butter beans Preheat the broiler to 180ºC/fan 170ºC/gas mark 4. Fry the sliced chorizo in a flameproof casserole over a medium heat until crisp. Add the sliced onion, fry for five …