Going meat-free doesn’t mean that you have to compromise on taste or nutrition. With a little creativity, you can transform the fresh vegetables in your fridge into a scrumptious three-course meal. Vibrant, full-flavoured and satisfying, here are five simple vegetarian recipes to get you started.
Halloumi and Pesto Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms
A perfect appetiser of choice to kick-off your dinner party, this delectable dish combines the aroma of fresh pesto with creamy halloumi and juicy portobello mushrooms. Topped with parmesan cheese and finished off in the oven, this delicious baked vegetarian fare is a great way to begin a meal.
Vegetable Pulao and Cucumber Mint Raita
Spicy and irresistible, our recipe for vegetable pulao is packed with fragrant herbs that are beneficial to health. A delicious medley of rice, spices and vegetables, we have paired the vegetable pulao with cool cucumbers and mint raita (yogurt-based Indian dip) to balance out the fiery flavours. More importantly, this dish can be easily prepared using common ingredients found in the fridge. Feel free to add as much vegetables as you like to this delectable main.
Drawing inspiration from the classic French dish, Dauphinoise comprises of sliced potatoes baked in milk. Our recipe brings a healthy twist to this classic dish by using celeriac – a nutritious root vegetable, alongside the potatoes. Gently infused with thyme, this comforting baked gratin is perfect to enjoy in the company of your loved ones.
To end the meal with a touch of sweet goodness, our matcha fondue recipe is a great dessert to try. A fusion of both the east and west, dip strawberries, glutinous rice balls or any of your favourite fruit or confection into a warm luscious pool of matcha and chocolate. This indulgent treat makes a statement at the dinner table, and is an impeccable way to end a scrumptious meal.
Avocado, Coconut and Spinach Smoothie
For something a little less cloying, be sure to try the refreshing Avocado, Coconut and Spinach Smoothie. High in fibre and vitamins, our recipe for this healthy drink uses the slow juicer that extracts all the nutritious benefits of the ingredients to give your health a boost. This is also a great summer cooler to enjoy when the weather gets warm.