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#NationalVegetarianWeek Pesto-ey Italian-Infused Grains


Eating more veggie food is a delicious way to do your bit for the environment. In Merchant Gourmet HQ we’ll be wearing green, baking cakes and eating only greens from May 13-19 2019. We’ve rounded up our favourite #VeggiePicks using our range of products. For more ways that you can take part, head to for further information.


Freekeh Stuffed Butternut Squash

The Bare Scientist created three #Vegan recipes especially for us. This dish uses both Simply Cooked Freekeh and Quinoa to stuff butternut squash, along with a whole host of nutritious extras. Check out her other recipes here.

Merchant Gourmet Freekeh stuffed Squash


Spiced Cauliflower, Spanish Grain Salad

This colourful plate using our Spanish-Style grains make a lunch you will look forward to. With mountains of roasted veg, spiced and herbs, you’ll wonder if the tahini dressing is necessary? But trust us, it is. Find more Olivia Williamson recipes here.

Merchant Gourmet Smoky Spanish-style Grains


Pesto-ey Grain Stuffed Tomatoes

These grain stuffed tomatoes are so simple for a quick evening meal. Our Pesto-ey Grains have all the flavour you need, just add pine nuts, seasoning and voila! Find this recipe and two more by Today We Cooked here.

Pesto-ey Italian-Infused Grains


Sesame-Rolled Tofu with Ponzu Dressing

Pair our Zingy Korean-Style Grains with this sesame rolled tofu dish for a tasty take away alternative. Best of all the whole dish takes just 10 minutes to prep and cook – quicker than any delivery drivers we know…

With Merchant Gourmet Wholegrain Rice & Seaweed


Lentil Kofta Balls with a Red Onion & Yoghurt Dip

These tasty lentil koftas are fun for all the family and take little preparation time. Build your pitta with the extras you choose, before drenching in garlic dip. Lentils provide the protein injection you may be missing on #NationalVegetarianWeek