Avocado dip

Avocado dip

Ingredients (makes 2 cups): 3 medium avocados, chopped ½ small red onion, finely chopped 2 tablespoons lemon juice ½ teaspoon Tabasco sauce Chopped fresh coriander leaves, to serve   Method: Place avocado in a bowl. Mash with a fork until almost smooth. Add onion, lemon juice and tabasco. Season with salt and pepper. Stir to…

Beetroot hummus

Beetroot hummus

Ingredients (makes 1½ Cup): 150g fresh beetroot, cooked until tender, peeled 400g can chickpeas, drained and rinsed 1 clove garlic 2 tablespoons tahini 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 teaspoon cumin 6 large fresh mint leaves Extra virgin olive oil, to serve   Method: Blend ingredients in a food processor until smooth. Add 2-3 teaspoons water,…

Passata Recipe

Passata Recipe

Ingredients (makes about 1ltr.): 15 Fully ripened medium to large tomatoes, halved. 1 Large, finely chopped red onion. 2 tbls Olive oil 4 Pealed and chopped cloves of garlic. 1 tbls Finely chopped basil 1 Desert sp Sundried tomato paste 1 Desert sp Tomato puree. 1 tsp Course ground black pepper Salt to taste   Method:…

Brown rice tabouli

Brown rice tabouli

Ingredients (4 servings): 1 cup medium grain brown rice 4 tomatoes, seeded, finely chopped 2 cups fresh flat-leaf parsley, finely chopped 2/3 cup fresh mint leaves, finely chopped ½ small red onion, finely chopped 1 garlic clove, finely chopped 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil ¼ cup red wine vinegar   Method: Cook rice in…

Green salad with mango

Green salad with mango

Ingredients: 3 English cucumbers 2 small red onions, thinly sliced 2 medium mangoes, peeled, cut into matchsticks 400g mixed salad leaves 1/3 cup olive oil ¼ cup lemon juice 2 teaspoons wholegrain mustard   Method: Using a vegetable peeler, cut thin ribbons from cucumbers. Place cucumber in a large bowl. Add onion, mango and salad…