Lockdown NZ: Four easy vegetarian comfort food dinners

As lockdown continues, and with daily trips to the supermarkets not being recommended, sometimes the meat can run out.

Panic not, though, as there are plenty of vegetarian comfort dinners you can make in a flash.

Nadia Lim’s masala potatoes and carrots

Nadia Lim's masala potatoes and carrots.

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Nadia Lim’s masala potatoes and carrots.

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This functions as both a side dish to a main meal, or as a meal on its own. And it’s easy to prepare with just a handful of ingredients needed.

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Chelsea Winter’s Pad Thai

Chelsea Winter's pad thai will be a favourite.

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Chelsea Winter’s pad thai will be a favourite.

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Who doesn’t love pad thai?

Chelsea Winter’s take on the iconic dish is simple to pull together, but will prove to be a hit at mealtime.

Super easy veg curry

A super easy curry which won't take all the time to make, but will taste delicious.

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A super easy curry which won’t take all the time to make, but will taste delicious.

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Everyone fears making curry, expecting that it will take forever to cook.

Not so with this super easy veg curry that will tantalise the taste buds and barely tickle the time constraints.

Grilled corn and black bean soup

A sumptous soup to nourish the soul and feed the whanau.

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A sumptous soup to nourish the soul and feed the whanau.

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It takes only 15 minutes to get this meal ready and cooking – and then you’ve got a nice healthy slice of comfort food to enjoy with the family.