If you want to follow the Operation Transformation vegetarian meal plan, print off this shopping list for your next trip to the supermarket. You can find tasty OT-approved recipes here.

Thursday: Caramelised Onion & Garlic Pasta with Spinach
Friday: Leek & Bean Tray Bake with Cherry Tomatoes
Saturday: Peanut & Sweet Potato Curry 
Sunday: Mushroom Quesadilla & Vegetarian BBQ Sauce
Monday: Huevos Rancheros
Tuesday: Vegetable Fried Rice
Wednesday: Cauliflower & Caper Pasta

Note: Herbs used can be fresh or dried.

Fruit & Vegetables

  • Baby plum or cherry tomatoes (28 + 200g on the vine)
  • Baby new potatoes (550g)
  • Baby spinach leaves (150g)
  • Basil (5g)
  • Broccoli (1 head - you need 400g florets)
  • Cauliflower (1 small - you need 700g florets)
  • Chives (5g)
  • Garlic cloves (10)
  • Green beans (300g)
  • Leeks (2)
  • Fennel bulbs (2)
  • Mushrooms (chestnut or ordinary - 300g)
  • Onions (2 small)
  • Pak choi (120g)
  • Red chilli (1 + 1 optional)
  • Red onions (1 + 2 small)
  • Red pepper (1)
  • Root ginger (1 knob - for 1 tbsp thinly sliced)
  • Shitake mushrooms (or use ordinary or chestnut – 100g)
  • Sweet potatoes (300g)
  • Thyme (20g)
  • Yellow pepper (1)

Fresh Produce

  • Butter (30g)
  • Cheddar cheese (70g)
  • Eggs (6)
  • Gran Moravia cheese (vegetarian style Parmesan – 45g)

Dried Goods

  • Apple cider vinegar (50ml if making barbecue sauce)
  • Balsamic vinegar (45g)
  • Barbecue sauce (from a bottle or jar, or use vegetarian barbecue sauce – see recipe link) 
  • Black beans (tinned – 2 tbsp)
  • Cannellini beans (400g tin)
  • Capers (drained from a jar – 35g)
  • Chopped tomatoes (400g tin)
  • Coconut milk (160g tin)
  • Dried chilli flakes (2.5g)
  • Dried oregano (6.25g)
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • Ground cumin (1.25g)
  • Honey (7g - if making barbecue sauce)
  • Natural skinned peanuts (45g)
  • Orange juice (15g if making barbecue sauce)
  • Rapeseed oil (127.5g)
  • Reduced salt vegetable stock cube (½)
  • Reduced sodium soy sauce (17g)
  • Sea salt (if using)
  • Sweet or smoked paprika (5g)
  • Sweetcorn (tinned – low sugar and low salt - 50g) (or use frozen)
  • Tomato ketchup (no added sugar and salt - 100g if making barbecue sauce)
  • Wholegrain brown rice (100g)
  • Wholemeal wraps (2)
  • Wholewheat spaghetti (200g)