What to make with your box – w/c 17th July
Sometimes we all need some new ideas and inspiration of how to use the fruit and veg box contents so we’ve pulled together some recipes to help you use the contents of this week’s medium seasonal box. Tweak the recipes to make them your own and use up leftover bits and bobs.
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Kholrabi fries (Baked or air fryer)
Total time: 20 mins
Kohlrabi fries are the most delicious way to use up the kohlrabi. With options for both the air fryer and baked in the oven, there’s fries for everyone!
Source: Kara Lydon, find the recipe here
Mediterranean Roasted Vegetable & Tzatziki Pasta
Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 30 mins
Roasted Mediterranean vegetables are a sweet and healthy topping for pasta.
- 1 red pepper, chopped
- 1 yellow pepper, chopped
- 1 onion, quartered
- 1 courgette, sliced
- 3 vine tomatoes, chopped
- 1 garlic clove, crushed
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 200g penne or other pasta shapes
- 2 tbsp white wine vinegar
- 2 tbsp parsley, chopped
To make the tzatsiki
- 1/2 cucumber, skinned and grated, liquid squeezed out
- 4 tbsp Greek yogurt
- 2 tsp dill
- 1 tsp olive oil
- 1 garlic clove, crushed
Heat the oven to 220C, 200C fan, Gas 7. Tip the chopped vegetables into a roasting tin. Add the tomatoes, garlic and olive oil. Season and turn the vegetables to coat in the oil. Roast in the oven for 25-30 mins until tender and starting to char at the edges.
Make the tzatziki – skin and grate the cucumber and squeese out the juice, mix with the greek yogurt, dill, olive oil and garlic.
Cook the pasta in boiling salted water for 10 mins until just tender. Drain. Mix together the tzatziki, white wine vinegar and parsley and mix with the warm pasta. Serve the roasted vegetables spooned over the pasta.
Roasted carrots with turmeric and cumin
Cooking time: 25 mins
Serve with Greek yogurt seasoned with makrut lime juice and zest, and mint chutney. They are also delicious on their own.
Source: NY Cooking, find the recipe here
Baked cauliflower pizzaiola
Total time: 45 mins
There’s no need to make a tomato sauce for this Italian-style vegetarian one-pot – the oven will do the work for you
Source: BBC Good Food, find the recipe here
Simple lemony spring greens
Total time: 15 mins
A brilliant little side dish – the lemony dressing transforms these simple greens into a zesty delight.
Source: Jamie Oliver, find the recipe here
Bacon Kohlrabi flatbread
Total time: 26 mins
Kohlrabi is a cruciferous veggie, traditionally used in salads and slaws. Give it a fun twist – pizza style – with this protein-packed Bacon Kohlrabi Flatbread. Add an easy sriracha garlic sauce to give that a flavor punch that will make you wish kohlrabi season never ends!
Source: This seasons table, find the recipe here
Griddled Nectarines with Frozen Yogurt & Honeyed Pistachios
Time: 15 mins
This recipe for griddled nectarines with frozen yogurt and honeyed pistachios makes for an easy, speedy dessert for four.
Source: Olive Magazine, find the recipe here