Warm potato salad with olives and capers

Warm potato salad with olives and capers

Give potato salad a tang with olives and capers. Ingredients: 1.75kg kipfler or pink fir apple potatoes, scrubbed Salt & freshly ground black pepper 60ml (1/4 cup) olive oil 1 large red onion, cut into thin wedges 200g kalamata olives 65g (1/3 cup) drained capers Instructions: Step 1 Place the potatoes in a large saucepan ..

Spiced Indian rice

Spiced Indian rice

This tasty rice is the perfect accompaniment to a traditional curry or as a spicy side for a roast dinner. Ingredients: 3 green cardamom pods 2 teaspoons olive oil 1 large brown onion, halved, thinly sliced 1 small fresh green chilli, deseeded, finely chopped 1 teaspoon yellow mustard seeds 1 teaspoon ground turmeric 1 teaspoon ..

Chargrilled tofu and capsicum salad

Chargrilled tofu and capsicum salad

The crisp texture of char-grilled capsicum plays with the creamy tofu to create a winning salad which is not just for the vegetarians. Ingredients: 300g piece firm tofu, cut lengthways into 1 cm-thick slices 1 1/2 medium red capsicum, quartered, deseeded, cut into 1 cm-thick slices 1 bunch rocket, washed, dried, leaves halved or torn ..

Fruit salad with star anise syrup

Fruit salad with star anise syrup

Star anise syrup makes this fruit salad deliciously different. Ingredients: 300g pawpaw, deseeded, peeled, halved, sliced 300g pineapple, peeled, cored, halved, sliced 300g honeydew melon, deseeded, peeled, sliced 150g (1 punnet) blueberries 1/3 cup finely shredded fresh mint Greek-style natural yoghurt, to serve Ground cinnamon, to serve star anise syrup250ml (1 cup) water 115g (1/2 ..

Jan’s low-fat potato and red lentil balti curry

Jan’s low-fat potato and red lentil balti curry

This aromatic curry will not just be the pick of the vegetarians. Ingredients: 160g (2/3 cup) dried split red lentils 3 teaspoons vegetable oil 1 brown onion, finely chopped 3 teaspoons brown mustard seeds 2 tablespoons balti curry paste 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 500ml (2 cups) vegetable stock 60ml (1/4 cup) water 25 fresh ..

Fijian pawpaw and zucchini salad

Fijian pawpaw and zucchini salad

Pawpaw tastes great in this traditional salad starter that is dressed to impress. Ingredients: EquipmentFood processor. Ingredients2 (about 1.5kg each) green skinned, firm, just-ripe pawpaws, halved, peeled, deseeded 85g (1/4 cup) salt 2 medium (about 240g) zucchini, coarsely grated 1 small brown onion, coarsely grated 250ml (1 cup) fresh lemon juice 125ml (1/2 cup) vegetable ..

Tofu and red lentil curry

Tofu and red lentil curry

Looking for interesting, healthy ways to increase your vegie intake? Do it Indian style with this bright and spicy vegetarian curry. Ingredients: 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 medium brown onion, chopped 2.5cm piece fresh ginger, peeled, finely chopped 1 teaspoon ground turmeric 2 teaspoons garam masala 625mls (2 1/2 cups) vegetable stock 105g (1/2 cup) ..

Beans with red wine vinaigrette

Beans with red wine vinaigrette

This tasty bean salad with tangy vinaigrette is the perfect addition to your festive feast. Ingredients: 100g small green beans, topped 100g butter beans, topped Red wine vinaigrette60ml (1/4 cup) olive oil 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 1 teaspoon caster sugar 1 teaspoon wholegrain mustard Salt & ground black pepper, to taste Instructions: Step 1 ..

Italian potatoes

Italian potatoes

These crunchy potatoes are a superb side dish to go with the Sunday roast. Ingredients: 800g chat (new) potatoes 500mls (2 cups) light olive oil 8 garlic cloves, peeled 4 fresh rosemary sprigs Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste Instructions: Step 1 Parboil whole, unpeeled potatoes in a saucepan of boiling water for ..

Grapefruit and orange salad

Grapefruit and orange salad

This citrus salad makes a tasty addition to the dinner table. Ingredients: 2 yellow grapefruit, peeled, white pith removed, cut into segments 2 navel oranges, peeled, white pith removed, cut into segments 2 bunches rocket, ends trimmed, washed, dried 1 150g pkt walnut pieces 2 tablespoons fresh yellow grapefruit juice 60mls (1/4 cup) olive oil ..

Barley, sweet potato and broad bean pilaf

Barley, sweet potato and broad bean pilaf

This hearty pilaf makes a delicious accompaniment to your low-fat meal. Ingredients: 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 small brown onion, chopped 2 celery sticks with leafy tops attached, chopped 1 garlic clove, crushed 315g (1 1/2 cups) pearl barley 1L (4 cups) water 3 teaspoons vegetable or chicken stock powder 1/2 medium (about 350g) orange ..

Cauliflower soup with cumin croutons

Cauliflower soup with cumin croutons

This vegan friendly recipe is perfect as a last minute dinner idea. Ingredients: 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 large brown onion, finely chopped 1.5kg cauliflower, cut into small florets 1L (4 cups) vegetable stock 625ml (2 1/2 cups) water 1/2 bake-at-home Turkish bread, cut into 1cm cubes 2 teaspoons cumin seeds 2 garlic cloves, crushed ..