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Get creative with Willowbrook vegetables

Vegetables are a diverse food. You can eat them by themselves, cooked, rawr, deep fried, we could go on. At Willowbrook Foods we have a comprehensive range of freshly prepared vegetables that are ready to cook. Providing at least 1 of your 5 a day, Willowbrook vegetables go well with all sorts of meals. You just have to get creative!

Veggie curries

Who doesn love a Friday evening curry? Why not try something different and take a stab at a vegetable curry with WIllowbrook prepped vegetables. Whether you like spicy curries that have you downing a pint or water or a coconut, creamy curry with a side of naan, our vegetable curry recipes are a creative way to get more veg into your diet. 

Types of curries you can make veggie:

  • Jalfrezi 
  • Korma
  • Madras 
  • Katsu
  • Thai red curry 
  • Cauliflower curry 
  • That green curry

Soups

Soup is another great way to get creative with your vegetables! When soup and vegetables are mentioned in the same sentence your mind automatically thinks vegetable broth but we have a few other ideas. We are not saying the vegetable broth isn’t tasty… it is a classic! But there are so many different ways to use vegetables in soup! 

  • Creamy vegetable 
  • Butternut squash 
  • Potato and leek
  • Carrot and coriander 
  • Tomato and basil
  • Red pepper and chilli 
  • Mushroom soup 

Stir-fry

Of course, most stir-fry recipes have a mixture of vegetables and meat but if you are thinking of going veggie or if it is just for one meal a week a stir-fry is an excellent choice! All you have to do is bull up the veg. 

Willowbrook Foods have ready made stir-fry packs with the essential vegetables for your stir-fry including; onions, peppers, bean sprouts, mushrooms. But here are a few ways you can bulk up your stir-fry to replace meat. 

  • Chickpeas
  • Tofu
  • Rice noodles 
  • Courgette 
  • Quinoa 
  • Brussel sprouts 
  • Spicy noodles 

Stick to the classic

If you aren’t the most adventurous type when it comes to food then stick to the classics! If we are good at one thing it is getting our carbs in! Whether it’s potatoes, pasta or breads, the UK and NI know their carbs. If you want to add more veg to your diet, just add some easy to cook veg to your meat and carb dish! Some ideas for simple veg meals include:

  • Broccoli 
  • Carrots
  • Cauliflower 
  • Courgette 
  • Spinach 
  • Babycorn
  • Turnip

There you have it! A few of Willowbrooks’ tips on ways you can get creative with vegetables in your kitchen.

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