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roger
 
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Reply Sat 22 Dec, 2018 08:21 pm
@glitterbag,
What's so depressing about heaven on earth?
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lmur
 
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Reply Sun 30 Dec, 2018 06:24 am
Not much fresh food left post-Christmas. 250g closed-cup mushrooms and three or four beetroot which come in a sealed punnet (normally used by us in sandwiches). Also available, 2 or three green and red chillis and plenty of frozen vegetables.

What main course would you consider with that motley lot?
ehBeth
 
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Reply Sun 30 Dec, 2018 09:47 am
@lmur,
I'd start by slicing and roasting/baking the beetroot. It is one of my favourite flavour profiles.

Is there any onion/garlic/chive/leek (fresh/frozen or dried)?

What frozen veggies?
ehBeth
 
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Reply Sun 30 Dec, 2018 10:47 am
@ehBeth,
roast the peppers/mushrooms and beets. The mushrooms will get fairly meaty when roasted

http://www.thehouseofyum.com/2017/01/24/roasted-beets-mushrooms/


a different take

https://www.jocooks.com/recipes/italian-roasted-mushrooms-and-veggies/

W-S highstyle variant

https://www.williams-sonoma.com/recipe/beet-salad-mushrooms-goat-cheese.html
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ehBeth
 
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Reply Sun 30 Dec, 2018 10:49 am
or make this salad

https://www.recipetips.com/recipe-cards/t--2229/beet-and-pepper-salad.asp


and serve roasted mushrooms on the side
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lmur
 
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Reply Sun 30 Dec, 2018 12:10 pm
Thanks ehbeth for going to all that trouble. Ended up baking a pie with everything to hand. I'm told the pastry was short-crust. Frozen veg was peas, carrots and broccoli. Fried up the mushrooms in rapeseed oil before adding them to the mix along with the beetroot and half an onion that was found lying around. Glazed the lid with a beaten egg and baked for just over an hour at 170 degrees. Came out perfect.

Will definitely try at least one of those recipes you provided next weekend.
ehBeth
 
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Reply Sun 30 Dec, 2018 12:38 pm
@lmur,
all of those veggies would have been good roasted Smile and then in a pie or not

my first instinct with most veggies is roasting - really intensifies their flavours
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