Zero Waste Recipes

Jane’s tomato and courgette chutney

By Zero Waste Recipes / October 20, 2014 /

Brief description of Recipe This recipe is brilliant for using up a glut in the garden. You can use courgettes that have turned into marrows and it’s a great way to make use of green tomatoes. This year, as we have so many courgettes, I have also made some courgette chutney, using this recipe as…

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Carrot and sweet potato soup

By Zero Waste Recipes / September 20, 2014 /

This recipe is adapted from a Mary Berry recipe. You can add a handful of red lentils to really bulk it out or substitute swede or parsnips if you don’t have carrots and sweet potato

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Courgette Curry

By Zero Waste Recipes / August 4, 2014 /

When friends give you courgettes, make curry!

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lettuce rice soup

By Zero Waste Recipes / July 23, 2014 /

A great way of using up salad leaves with a twist!

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Instant Bacon Bites

By Zero Waste Recipes / June 27, 2014 /

This week there was only one loaf of bread left in our farm shop. It was so huge you could have scaled its North face. It eventually got so dry nobody wanted to eat it and I thought it would end up being fed to the compost heap. The previous night Little Miss Green had…

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Chicken and sweetcorn bake

By Zero Waste Recipes / June 23, 2014 /

A great way to use up left over chicken from a Sunday roast and the cream left in the pot!

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Accidental savoury bread and butter pudding

By Zero Waste Recipes / April 2, 2014 /

I had about 15 eggs here at zero waste towers the other week, and there’s only so much cake you can eat, so I put my creative mind to good use and came up with this yummy “use it up!” meal. It’s great because you can use up old stale bread, milk, cheese or cream…

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Vegan shepherds pie

By Zero Waste Recipes / March 7, 2014 /

This is my remix on a Shepherds pie – it’s pretty inauthentic but it’s a firm favourite! A traditional shepherds pie is made with lamb mince, fried onion and gravy, topped with mashed potato. It might have a small amount of peas or finely diced carrots in it. This recipe is vegan, using puy lentils…

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Frugal 'green' soup

By Zero Waste Recipes / March 3, 2014 /

This is a great recipe for using up all the odds and ends of vegetables, including things some people might normally throw away such as the green ends of leeks, broccoli stalks and the outer sprout leaves. As you might guess, these ingredients are rough as it depends what you have to have to use…

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12 days of Christmas turkey strogonoff

By Zero Waste Recipes / December 31, 2013 /

Christmas is a distant memory again, but the turkey sitting in the fridge reminds us of full bellies. Here’s a simple use-it-up supper based on a strogonoff recipe

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