Tomato soup

Tomato soup

Ingredients (4 to 6 servings) 1-1¼kg ripe tomatoes 1 medium onion 1 small carrot 1 celery stick 2 tbsp olive oil 2 squirts of tomato purée (about 2 tsp) a good pinch of sugar 2 bay leaves 1.2 litres hot vegetable stock (made with boiling water and 4 rounded tsp bouillon powder or 2 stock [Continue Reading]

Tomato and Green Bean Beef Mince

Tomato and Green Bean Beef Mince

Ingredients (4 servings) 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 large brown onion, cut into wedges 2 garlic cloves, crushed 500g beef mince 2 teaspoons ground cumin 2 teaspoons curry powder 1 teaspoon ground turmeric 1 teaspoon ground ginger 2 dried bay leaves 400g can crushed tomatoes 300g green beans, trimmed, cut into 3cm lengths 2 tablespoons [Continue Reading]

Tomato, red onion and balsamic salsa

Tomato, red onion and balsamic salsa

Ingredients (4 servings) 2 ½ tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 garlic clove, crushed 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 500g grape or mini tomatoes, roughly chopped 1 small red onion, finely diced ¼ cup flat-leaf parsley leaves, chopped Method Place oil, garlic and vinegar in a bowl. Add tomatoes, onion and parsley. Season with salt and pepper [Continue Reading]

Mexican beef, tomato and bean soup

Mexican beef, tomato and bean soup

Ingredients (4 servings) 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 500g beef chuck steak, trimmed, cut into 5cm pieces 1 medium brown onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 2 teaspoons ground cumin 1 teaspoon paprika 400g can diced tomatoes 3 cups beef stock 2 teaspoons Tabasco sauce 1 red capsicum, finely chopped 1 yellow capsicum, [Continue Reading]

Tomato and olive lamb casserole

Tomato and olive lamb casserole

Ingredients (4 servings) 2 tablespoons plain flour 8 (1kg) lamb neck chops 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 medium brown onion, halved, thinly sliced 1 large carrot, peeled, chopped 2 celery stalks, chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 cup Chicken stock 2 x 400g cans diced tomatoes 2 tablespoons fresh oregano leaves (optional) ½ cup pitted [Continue Reading]

Lentil & tomato soup

Lentil & tomato soup

Ingredients (4 servings) 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 small brown onion, coarsely chopped 1 x 400g pkt vegetable Mix 2 x 400g cans brown lentils, rinsed, drained 1 x 400g can diced tomatoes 500ml (2 cups) Vegetable stock 500ml (2 cups) boiling water ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley Freshly ground black pepper Method Heat the [Continue Reading]