Today is National Eat your Vegetables Day!

We all know veggies are good for us, but sometimes it can be too easy to grab a quick meal or cook without using as many vegetables as we should.

So today, pig out on veg, and try one of these vegetable packed dishes that are also full of amazing flavour.

Vegetable Fajitas

Take a break from meat and try these delicious veggie fajitas.

2 large sweet potatoes

1 onion

2 red onions

1 large red pepper, deseeded

1 tbsp vegetable oil

2 tbsp cider or white wine vinegar

30g sachet fajita seasoning

8 small tortillas wraps

½ small pack coriander, chopped

½ small pot low-fat soured cream

small iceberg lettuce, shredded

100g reduced-fat feta cheese, crumbled

Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Chop the veg into chunky wedges and toss in a large bowl with the oil, vinegar and fajita seasoning. Arrange in a single layer on a large baking tray and cook for 40 mins, turning halfway through.

Meanwhile, warm the wraps following pack instructions. Once the veg is cooked, sprinkle with coriander, then roll up in the wraps with a dollop of soured cream, some lettuce and crumbled feta on top.

 

Honey Mustard Veggie Skewers

Squeeze in five different vegetables to your day with this great summer dish (which can also be cooked on the BBQ!)

1 tbsp clear honey

1 tsp grainy mustard

2 tbsp oil

1 courgette, thickly sliced

1 small aubergine, cut into chunks

1 small red onion, cut into wedges

8 cherry tomatoes

1 orange pepper, cut into chunks

Soak 4 wooden skewers in water for 30 mins (this stops them burning.) Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas mark 6. Blend the honey, mustard and oil with seasoning.

To assemble, thread veg onto skewers and brush with glaze. Cook for 25-30 mins in the oven or on the barbecue, brushing with any remaining glaze before serving.

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