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Top 5 Autumnal Recipes

Top 5 Autumnal Recipes

With the temperature dropping and the Bake-Off winner crowned, you know that winter is on its way! This is reflected most in the way we eat. Bring out the roasting dish, the one pots and those heavy winter warming recipes! Here’s our top 5 autumnal recipes – and remember, hearty doesn’t always mean meaty!

  1. Tomato & Chestnuts Lentil-zotto with Basil & Sun-dried Tomatoes

A slightly heavier version of your traditional creamy risotto, quick to make and full of hearty flavour! The recipe is full of veggie goodness and a great way to fill up without the guilt during frosty lunchtimes or winter nights.

Tomato & Chestnut Lentil-zotto with Basil and Sun-dried Tomatoes

 

2. Chestnut and Lentil Moussaka

Traditionally from the table of a Greek taverna, this vegetarian take on a holiday favourite gives you a ridiculously quick recipe so you can enjoy a heartier taste of summer in the winter months. Replacing the mince with lentils not only reduces your meat intake, but also counts as one of your five a day, so trying this recipe really does make you a winner!

Chestnut & Lentil ‘Moussaka’

3. Autumn Chestnut Ratatouille

A take on the traditional ratatouille with a hearty twist of chestnuts and porcini mushrooms! This dish is full of colour, goodness and flavour, fit for any frosty day.

Autumn Chestnut Ratatouille

4. Baked Sweet Potato with Crisp Chestnut Toppings

Somewhere between a meal and a hearty snack, these sweet potatoes topped with delicious chestnuts, bacon and cheese have enough to satisfy all autumnal cravings!

Baked Sweet Potatoes with Crisp Chestnut Toppings

5. Chestnut, Mushroom & Sausage Toad in the Hole

Not forgetting the days when you’re craving red meat! Nothing says autumn more than the deep flavour Porcini mushrooms, the sweet notes of chestnut and the savoury taste of sage. Mix them all up in a traditional toad in the hole recipe and we are in heaven!

Chestnut, Mushroom & Sausage Toad in the Hole with Porcini & Onion Gravy