Tag Archives: olive oil

Beetroot and Lentil Salad

This recipe is for Andrea who loves beetroot! Ingredients 4 raw beetroots, scrub and cut into wedges 1 tin brown lentils 4 Tbsp olive oil 2 punnet of cherry tomatoes 4 tsp white wine vinegar 2 tsp Dijon mustard 2 … Continue reading

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Red Capsicum Dip

Ingredients 4 red capsicums 400g tin chickpeas, drained 2 Tbsp tahini 2 Tbsp lemon juice 2 Tbsp olive oil 1 Tbsp water 1 clove of garlic, crushed 1/2 tsp ground paprika 1/2 tsp ground cumin freshly ground pepper to taste … Continue reading

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Herb Risotto with Red Pepper Puree

This recipe is very colourful. Ingredients 1 Tbsp olive oil 1 small onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, crushed 400 ml 3/4 pt vegetable stock, heated 3 Tbsp watercress, Chopped 6 Tbsp basil or coriander, or both according to taste 1 … Continue reading

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Avocado and Tomato Salsa

Salsa can be used in a number of ways, served on Melba toast as an hors-d’oeuvre, served on a variety of special breads as a starter or served as an accompaniment to a meal. This recipe is colourful and can … Continue reading

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Vegan Kebabs

Kebabs can be prepared beforehand and easily transported to a BBQ. They cook quickly over an open fire or placed on a tray under a grill. Ingredients 1 courgette, sliced 200 g button mushrooms 300 g pressed tofu, cut into … Continue reading

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Mango and Avocado Salad

Colourful and crisp for Christmas Ingredients 1 mango, peeled, pitted and thinly sliced 1 avocado, peeled, pitted and thinly sliced 1 chilli, pips removed and thinly sliced 1/2 small cabbage, thinly sliced 1/3 cup toasted pepitas 2 limes, zest and … Continue reading

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Tomato with Rocket Salad

A very colourful, sweet and nutty salad. Ingredients 24 ┬ásmall red and gold tomatoes, halved 4 Tbsp virgin olive oil 1 Tbsp lemon juice 2 Tbsp shallots, finely chopped 1 clove garlic, crushed 1 tsp fennel seeds, toasted and crushed … Continue reading

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