Balsamic garlic beans

Balsamic garlic beans

Ingredients (8 servings) 500g green beans, trimmed 2 garlic cloves, crushed 2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 2 teaspoons olive oil Method Cook beans in a saucepan of boiling water for 2 to 3 minutes or until tender. Drain. Place garlic, parsley, vinegar and oil in a screw-top jar. Secure [Continue Reading]

Corn Salsa

Corn Salsa

Ingredients 2 ears fresh corn on the cob ½ cup minced red onion 1 jalapeño chili pepper, seeded and minced ¼ teaspoon ground cumin 1/3 cup chopped cilantro, including tender stems 2 teaspoons fresh oregano, chopped (or 1 teaspoon dry) 1 teaspoon Coarse Salt 2 Tbsp lime juice Method 1 Husk the corn, cut or [Continue Reading]

Slow-roasted tomatoes with olives and capers

Slow-roasted tomatoes with olives and capers

Ingredients (4 servings) 4 tomatoes, halved length ways 175g baby capsicums (bell peppers) 1/3 cup mixed olives 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary leaves 2 teaspoons baby capers, drained, rinsed Method Preheat oven to 160°C/140°C fan-forced. Place tomato, capsicums and olives, in a single layer, in a large baking dish. Drizzle with oil. [Continue Reading]

Pesto bean salad

Pesto bean salad

Ingredients (4 servings) 420g can green beans, drained, rinsed 2 x 125g cans four bean mix, drained, rinsed 250g cherry tomatoes, halved 1/3 cup sundried tomatoes, sliced 1/3 cup kalamata olives, halved Finely sliced fresh basil leaves, to serve Garlic pesto dressing 2 tablespoons basil pesto 1 garlic clove, crushed 1 tablespoon olive oil Method [Continue Reading]

African Vegetable Stew with Sweet Potato and Peanuts

African vegetable stew with sweet potato and peanuts

Ingredients (4 servings) 2 teaspoons olive oil 1 large brown onion, thinly sliced 2 celery sticks, finely chopped 1 large carrot, peeled, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 tablespoon curry powder 800g sweet potato, peeled, cut into 2cm pieces 400g can no-added-salt diced tomatoes 250ml (1 cup) water 185ml (¾ cup) light coconut milk [Continue Reading]

Sticky pumpkin wedges with roasted garlic

Sticky pumpkin wedges with roasted garlic

Ingredients (8 servings) 1kg pumpkin, cut into 8 thick wedges (unpeeled) 2 tablespoons honey 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 1 garlic bulb, halved crossways Method Preheat oven to 200C/180C fan-forced. Line a large baking tray with baking paper. Place pumpkin on tray, in a single layer. Drizzle with honey and oil. Place garlic on [Continue Reading]

Sweet Potato Wedges

Sweet Potato Wedges

Ingredients (4 servings) 1.5kg Sweet potatoes ¼ cup olive oil Method Preheat oven to 220°C. Line a large baking tray with baking paper. Wash sweet potatoes and cut into wedges. Place into a large bowl. Add oil, and salt and pepper. Toss well to coat. Place onto baking tray in a single layer. Bake for 40 [Continue Reading]