Easy meals with vegetables

Vegetables.co.nz works in partnership with the Health Promotion Agency (HPA) and the Heart Foundation to produce a series of resources aimed at increasing vegetable consumption with sectors of the community who may have limited cooking skills, equipment, time and/or budgets. 

View the videos here and find the recipes in our 'easy meals' section.  Skills cards with information on availablity, storage, preparation and cooking can either be downloaded, or ordered in pads of 20 from HPA

Hummus

Hummus

A family favourite!

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Kūmara, tomato and chickpea soup

Kūmara, tomato and chickpea soup

This soup is delicious and so satisfying.

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Leek and lemon risotto

Leek and lemon risotto

Leek and lemon combine beautifully in this easy to make risotto.

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Minted pea soup

Minted pea soup

This soup is so delicious - it can be served hot or chilled.

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Moroccan roast pumpkin soup

Moroccan roast pumpkin soup

The Moroccan spices add to this pumpkin soup's flavour.

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Potato wedges

Potato wedges

Yummy wedges - delicious as a snack or with a meal!

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Pumpkin, chicken and pea curry

Pumpkin, chicken and pea curry

This filling curry is tasty and quick to make.

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Ratatouille with meat balls

Ratatouille with meat balls

The flavours in this summer ratatouille combine perfectly with meat balls for a tasty meal.

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Roasted broccoli salad

Roasted broccoli salad

Broccoli is delicious roasted, try cauliflower as well.

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Sweet and sour chicken

Sweet and sour chicken

Try this tasty stir fry, it is quick to make and loaded with flavours and colourful vegetables.

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Thai chicken salad

Thai chicken salad

A fresh and flavoursome salad!

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Tomato salsa

Tomato salsa

Try this delicious and so easy tomato salsa - watch the video to see how to make it.

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Tomatoes, spinach and sardines on toast

Tomatoes, spinach and sardines on toast

Try this tasty combination of tomatoes and spinach with sardines for lunch or a light meal.

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Tuna and potato cakes

Tuna and potato cakes

Serve these cakes with a salad for a quick and tasty meal.

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Vegetable and bean burgers

Vegetable and bean burgers

These yummy vegetarian burgers make an easy and nutritious meal.

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Vegetable and beef stew

Vegetable and beef stew

This warming dish can be cooked on the stove top or in the oven.

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Vegetable and red lentil curry

Vegetable and red lentil curry

A subtle curry packed with legumes and other goodies.

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Vegetable curry

Vegetable curry

An easy way to spice up your vegetables!

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Vegetable pasta salad with fish

Vegetable pasta salad with fish

This combination of vegetables with fish makes a fresh and delicious pasta salad.

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Vegetable scones

Vegetable scones

With all the comfort of hot scones combined with tasty vegetable flavours, these are sure to be a hit.

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Vegetable Tom Yum soup

Vegetable Tom Yum soup

This is such a fresh tasting soup.

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Veggie, rice and quinoa cakes

Veggie, rice and quinoa cakes

Combine a variety of vegetables with cooked rice and quinoa to make these 'cakes' - they are a filling and fun snack.

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Zesty courgette and cinnamon muffins

Zesty courgette and cinnamon muffins

Courgette, orange zest and cinnamon make a flavoursome combination in this muffin.

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Zesty kūmara salad

Zesty kūmara salad

A fresh and tasty salad that is really versatile.

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