Hot Food Menu
We get a buzz out of creating exceptionally tasty, healthy recipes and sharing them with you, so when you’re after hearty, comforting food that will fill you up without filling you out, our hot food menu is the ultimate go-to saviour. The menu features moreish meals that excite the appetite and keep you going for hours. We focus on ingredients which release energy slowly, so there’s no yo-yoing blood sugar levels and we add in tons of veggies to make sure you get-your-five-a-day.
Pastas & Wraps
Mac n Cheese: Butternut and crispy kalecreamy cheese sauce with gluten-free pasta (GF)
Sicilian Meatballs Pasta: Homemade meatballs in a chilli, fiery green pepper and spicy tomato sauce with gluten-free pasta (GF)
Pesto Chicken Penne: Fresh basil pesto sauce with chicken and gluten-free pasta
Piri Piri Vegetable Wrap: Tortilla wrap with melted cheddar,spinach, chunky sweet potato & piri piri sauce (VG, V)
Sicilian Meatballs Wrap: Tortilla wrap with melted cheddar, red onion, spinach & spicy meatballs covered in sauce
Spicy Tijuana: Tortilla wrap with melted cheddar, red onion, fiery jalapenos, succulent chicken & spicy chipotle sauce
Our wholesome and of course healthy soups are for those who love nothing more than the immediate pick-me-up. The menu changes in every season, offering a selection of gluten and dairy free options. We also always do a skinny soup, which is essentially a lighter twist on a range of recipes. They don’t lay on heaps of calories yet they pile in nutrients!
Malaysian chicken (DF): Rich Malaysian-spiced soup with chicken and noodles, blended with coconut milk, lime, green chilli & turmeric
Butternut, Lentil & Spinach (DF, GF, V, VG): Aromatic vegan curry made with butternut squash, green lentils, chickpeas & spinach
Thai Spiced chicken (DF, GF): Fragrant Thai-spiced soup with chicken and sweet potato, made with turmeric, coriander, lime leaves & red chilli
At Vital Ingredient we like to eat with the seasons. Our new create your own autumn range includes comforting street food dishes from around the world that you can enjoy with your chosen base and deli item, for lunch that’s designed by you.
Choose your own base, sauce and deli – there is a combination for everyone, then just finish with your favourite toppings.
Our hot dishes have all been improved, so with your choice of sauce and deli, you can create your own combination suitable for your diet.
This season’s street foods
Chilli Con Carne (DF, GF): Slow-cooked beef in tomato sauce with kidney beans, black beans & chillies on Brown rice or Mixed Grains
Tostilocos: Chilli con carne, jalepenos, tortilla chips & sour cream with brown rice
Choose Your Base
Brown Rice, Quinoa and Buckwheat mix, Hot jacket potato
Choose Your Sauce (V, VG, GF, DF)
GOAN VEGETABLE STEW
Delicately spiced coconut and tomato stew with lentils & vegetables
Warming Moroccan tagine with vegetables, almonds & sweet apricots
SRI LANKAN CURRY
Spiced lentil curry with spinach & coconut milk
Choose Your Deli
Grilled Halloumi, Warm Roasted Chicken, Baked Falafel, Roasted Butternut Squash
Add Skinny Slaw, Grana Padano, Fresh Herbs, Chilli Flakes or Croutons.