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Southwest Hotpot with Quorn Pieces

southwest hotpot with quorn pieces vegetarian recipe

Rustle up a little taste of America’s rich Southwest with this hunger-busting hotpot. Sweet potatoes, rice, salsa, kidney beans and stock cooked gently with Quorn Pieces and cayenne pepper joining the party, this will become a family favourite meal idea. Add a little fresh coriander and cheese to melt on top, and you’ll be more than ready to settle into your ranch for the night.

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Made with Quorn Vegetarian Chicken Pieces

High in Protein

Gluten Free

Low in Saturated Fat

No Soy


  • 300g Quorn Pieces
  • 180g uncooked long grain rice, rinsed in cold water
  • 200g tub salsa
  • 150g sweet potato, peeled and diced
  • 1 tin kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 400ml vegetable sock
  • Pinch cayenne pepper
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tbsp fresh coriander, chopped
  • 100g Red Leicester cheese, grated
  • 2 spring onions, sliced


  1. In a large pan, pour in the rice, salsa, sweet potatoes, kidney beans and stock. Mix well and cook over a medium heat.
  2. Bring to the boil, stirring frequently, and then reduce the heat to a gentle simmer with the lid on the pan. Cook gently for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Stir in the Quorn Pieces and cayenne pepper, return to a gentle heat for another 15 minutes.
  4. Remove from the heat, add seasoning to taste and run a fork through the mixture; the rice should be fluffy and the sweet potatoes tender. Stir through the chopped coriander. Sprinkle over the cheese and return the lid to the pot to allow it to melt. When ready to serve, sprinkle over the sliced spring onions.

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4 out of 5 stars

After reading the reviews I changed a few things. I cooked the rice first, then added the sweet potatoes to the pot. In a separate frying pan I had Quorn, salsa, kidney beans, stock etc. Drained the rice and potatoes and added them to the pan for the last fifteen minutes. We all enjoyed it and would have it again.


3 out of 5 stars

Really nice and simple one pot dish. I used probably double the water in mine, and did add extra seasoning and coriander.

Quorny McQuornface

4 out of 5 stars

Whole fam loved this - a rare thing. Having seen Jonny's feedback on taste, I did add extra salsa, coriander, cheese and a dessert spoon of Worcestershire sauce. Delish! Further tip: sweet potato would prob benefit from a pre-saute step.

Response from Quorn

We're so glad you all loved this recipe! It's great to hear how you've been experimenting with it too - sounds yummy!


1 out of 5 stars

Love your recipes but this isn’t one of them. Lacks so much flavour! All gets lost in the cooking..

Response from Quorn

Sorry you didn’t love this recipe as much as some of our others Jonny. Maybe try experimenting with this one though and add some extra spices if you prefer a bit more flavour! Let us know if you do....

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