This rocket, avocado and walnut salad is so delicious it could star as the main attraction on your dinner table. Ingredients: 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 teaspoon wholegrain mustard 100g baby rocket leaves 1/2 red onion, very finely sliced 2 avocados, sliced Instructions: Step 1 Preheat oven to 180C ..
This is a delicious way to get your greens – try different varieties to discover your favourite. Ingredients: Greens like spinach, silverbeet, rocket, watercress, mizuna, young beetroot leaves and kale 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil 3 garlic cloves 1 1/2 tablespoons water Sea salt Cracked black pepper Lemon juice Instructions: Step 1 This is more ..
Bottled beetroot pales in comparison to this vibrant, flavourful salad. Ingredients: 250g (about 2-3) beetroot 1 small Spanish onion, grated 2 tablespoons chopped fresh coriander 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint 60ml (1/4 cup) extra virgin olive oil 60ml (1/4 cup) walnut oil* 40ml (2 tablespoons) lemon juice 1/2 cup walnuts, lightly roasted, chopped 2 tablespoons ..
Showcase the best of Spring produce with these elegant barbecued asparagus skewers. Ingredients: EquipmentYou’ll need wooden skewers soaked in cold water for 1 hour. Ingredients2 bunches asparagus 40ml (2 tablespoons) olive oil 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil Instructions: Step 1 Trim the woody ends from the asparagus and carefully push the skewer into the root ..
Fresh herbs and spices make this Lebanese bread salad extra special. Ingredients: 3 small pita breads, halved 120ml (6 tablespoons) olive oil 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 lemon, juiced 2 tablespoons chopped flat-leaf parsley 2 tablespoons chopped coriander leaves 2 tablespoons chopped, fresh mint leaves 1 red onion, sliced 5 tomatoes, seeded, cut into 1-2cm ..
With just four simple ingredients green beans are transformed into a tasty side. Ingredients: 1kg of thin, green beans 1 lemon 4 four tablespoons of olive oil slivered almonds, roasted, to serve Instructions: Step 1 Trim the ends from 1kg of thin, green beans. Step 2 Blanch the beans for 1-2 minutes, refresh in cold ..
It’s not cheating when you taste how beautifully the vegetables absorb the flavours of the rosemary and garlic. Ingredients: 12 eschallots (shallots) 350g Queensland blue or butternut pumpkin 350g sweet potato 350g parsnip 350g pontiac or desiree potatoes 1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary 2 garlic cloves, crushed 80ml (1/3 cup) olive oil Instructions: Step 1 ..
Sweet caramelised onions are delicious as an accompaniment to any main meal. Ingredients: 150ml olive oil 450g red onions, peeled, sliced 2 tablespoons brown sugar 20ml (1 tablespoon) balsamic vinegar Instructions: Step 1 Heat oil over low heat, add onions and cook very slowly, stirring occasionally, for 30 minutes. Step 2 Add sugar and allow ..
We’ve taken the ingredients from this classic Italian salad and reinvented them as a hearty soup. Ingredients: 410g can chopped tomatoes 1 green capsicum, seeded, chopped 1/2 telegraph cucumber, peeled, seeded, chopped 1 small red onion, chopped, plus extra slices to garnish 1 garlic clove, crushed 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar 1 tablespoon extra virgin ..
This versatile salad is the perfect side dish for almost any meal. Ingredients: 150g baby rocket 1 avocado, peeled, diced 100g cherry tomatoes, halved 1/3 cup (80ml) olive oil 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar Instructions: Step 1 Place rocket, avocado and tomato in a large bowl. Combine oil and vinegar, season with salt and pepper, then ..
You can use any seasonal fruit of your choice in this recipe – strawberries, figs and mango all work well. Ingredients: 3/4 cup (165g) caster sugar 1 vanilla bean, split, seeds scraped 2-3 tablespoons or brandy or kirsch (optional) 2-3 peaches, thinly sliced 4 small nectarines, peeled 1 orange, peeled, segmented 1 cup cherries 1 ..
Liven up vegetarian meals with this clever Asian twist on traditional risotto. Ingredients: 90g (about 1 bunch) coriander 2 1/2 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 garlic cloves, chopped 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger 1 onion, sliced 1 stem lemongrass, white part only, finely chopped 1 red chilli, seeds removed, finely chopped 1 red capsicum, seeds removed, ..