A Lazy Dinner That Isn't Your Local Chicken Shop, Hooray!!!

August 14, 2018

It's only Tuesday and Uber Eats is already looking like the easiest dinner option... But wait! Jacqueline Alwill form The Brown Paper Bag (who is also catering our latest retreat, FYI) shares her No.1 lazy dinner that’ll keep you nourished and in-and-out of the kitchen before you can say take-away! 




Serves 4


600g broccoli florets (3 small heads of broccoli)

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 brown onion, diced

2 cloves garlic, peeled and roughly chopped

1 1/2 cups frozen peas

1.25 litres (5 cups) vegetable stock

120g English spinach leaves, shredded

1 cup loosely packed parsley leaves, finely chopped

Salt and Pepper


To serve: pesto, yoghurt, fresh herbs of choice


Heat the oil in a large saucepan over a medium high heat. Saute the onion until translucent and then add in the garlic and sauté for a further minute.

Add the peas and broccoli florets and sauté for 2 minutes. Pour in the hot stock and bring to the boil with the lid on. Once boiling remove lid and simmer gently for five minutes. Remove from the heat and add in spinach and parsley. Stir through to allow the greens to wilt. Puree in a high powered blender or food processor until smooth. Season to taste. Serve with a generous dollop of pesto, greek yoghurt and top with fresh herbs. Delish with a slice of Sweet Potato and Seed Bread too – find the recipe here.


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