Pure Free From 'Live Free' Meals & Pots

Vintage RootsPure Free From who make the very invaluable Pure Spreads with Olive, Soya or Sunflower oils, have just launched a range of really excellent ready meals and pots in seven very prettily-packaged varieties.

The pots (300g) come in Spicy Singapore Chicken Noodles with carrots and beansprouts, Chicken & Prawn Paella with quinoa, red peppers & peas, Sweet Chilli Chicken Noodles with pak choi, and Roasted Butternut Squash Risotto with kale, quinoa & pumpkin seeds.

The meals (380g) come in Sicilian Chicken Pasta with borlotti beans & kale, Green Thai Chicken Curry, and Chicken Tikka Masala with coconut, almonds & jewelled rice.

Here below we review three of the pots and one meal...

Butternut Squash Risotto with Kale, Quinoa and Pumpkin Seeds Pot (300g): This pot looks great! The kale keeps the colour and texture well, the rice is nutty and not overcooked. There are some lovely flavours making this an excellent vegan dish with some perfectly cooked vegetables including chestnut & button mushrooms.

Ingredients: Butternut Squash (32%), Cooked Rice (23%), Cooked Quinoa, Chestnut Mushroom, Button Mushroom, Kale, Water, Cooked Brown Rice, Rapeseed Oil, Pumpkin Seed, Coconut, Garlic, Lemon Juice, Salt, Cornflour.
Allergen information: may contain nuts


Chicken & Prawn Paella with Quinoa, Red peppers and Peas Pot (300g): This pot meal is soya free, quite tomato-ey but good textures, the kale amazingly keeps its firm texture - and the prawns taste of prawns - hooray!

Ingredients: Cooked Rice, Chicken Breast (11%), Tomato, Onion, Cooked Brown Rice, Peas, Cooked Quinoa, Prawn (Crustacean) (4.5%), Red Pepper, Spinach, Kale, Water, Tomato Paste, Rapeseed Oil, Sundried Tomato Paste, Cornflour, Sugar, Red Wine Vinegar, Garlic, Basil Purée, Salt, Black Pepper.
Cooked Rice contains: Water, Rice, Red Pepper, Onion, Tomato, Garlic, Rapeseed Oil, Sugar, Parsley, Salt, Red Chilli, Turmeric Powder, Smoked Paprika, Black Pepper.

Sundried Tomato Paste contains: Water, Sunflower Oil, White Wine Vinegar, Sundried Tomato, Salt, Sugar, Rosemary, Black Pepper, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Basil Extract, Garlic Oil.

Basil Purée contains: Basil, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Sea Salt.
Allergen information: may contain nuts


Sweet Chilli Chicken Noodles with Pak Choi Pot (300g):
These were super-easy to prepare and looked very pretty. The noodles were a good texture, as were the bean sprouts and edamame - watch out as it is very spicy!

Ingredients: Cooked Rice Noodles, Chicken Breast (15%), Water, Soya Bean, Bean Sprouts, Sugar, Red Pepper, Red Chilli (3%), Savoy Cabbage, Pak Choi, Soy Sauce, Carrot, Rapeseed Oil, Ginger, Cornflour, Red Wine Vinegar, Sesame Oil, Garlic, Red Thai Curry Paste, Chee Hou Sauce, Salt, Lemon Grass, Paprika Extract, Sunflower Oil.

Cooked Rice Noodles contains: Water, Rice Flour, Rapeseed Oil.

Soy Sauce contains: Water, Soya Bean, Salt.

Red Thai Curry Paste contains: Sunflower Oil, Water, Red Chilli, Salt, Ginger, Garlic, Galangal, Sugar, Lemon Grass, Shallot, Kaffir Lime Peel, Coriander, Cumin, Cardamom Seeds, Pepper.
Chee Hou Sauce contains: Water, Soya Bean, Sugar, Salt, Spring Onion, Cornflour, Fermented Black Bean (Soya), Garlic Purée, Spirit Vinegar, Lemon Peel.
Allergen information: may contain nuts


Meals

Sicilian Chicken Pasta with Borlotti Beans and Kale:
a good meal, containing no allergens, good pasta with a nice tomato sauce that is not too sweet. We liked the borlotti beans, and thought their addition was a nice and unusual touch. All together a very pleasant dish.

Ingredients: Chicken Breast (26%), Cooked Gluten Free Pasta, Tomato, Onion, Courgette, Tomato Paste, Borlotti Beans, Fennel, Red Pepper, Red Onion, Kale, Olive Oil, Garlic, Sundried Tomato Paste, Cornflour, Sugar, Salt, Basil Purée, Parsley, Rapeseed Oil, Ground Bay Leaf, Red Chilli.

Cooked Gluten Free Pasta contains: Water, Cornflour, Rice Flour, Rapeseed Oil.

Sundried Tomato Paste contains: Water, Sunflower Oil, White Wine Vinegar, Sundried Tomato, Salt, Sugar, Rosemary, Black Pepper, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Basil Extract, Garlic Oil.
Basil Purée contains: Basil, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Sea Salt.

Allergen information: may contain nuts

Pure Dairy & Gluten Free pots and meals are available from Morrisons, Ocado, some Co-operative Food Stores and selected Waitrose stores nationwide, costing approximately £2.85 and £3.50 respectively.

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