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…

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…

Mixed tomato and basil salad

Mixed tomato and basil salad

Ingredients 200g cherry tomatoes, halved 3 ripe large tomatoes, cut into wedges 1 red onion, thinly sliced ¼ cup small basil leaves 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 teaspoons red wine vinegar Method Layer tomatoes, onion and basil in four airtight containers. Drizzle with oil and vinegar and season with salt and pepper. Place in the…

Mushroom & tomato frittata

Mushroom & tomato frittata

Ingredients (2 servings) 30g butter 200g mushrooms, thickly sliced 2 tomatoes, cut into wedges 4 eggs 75g mature cheddar, coarsely grated ½ cup flat-leaf parsley leaves Method Melt 20g of the butter in a non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Add the sliced mushrooms and tomato wedges, and cook, stirring, for 3-4 minutes until tomato…

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…

Tomato and butter bean salad

Tomato and butter bean salad

Ingredients (4 servings) 150g green beans, trimmed, cut into 4cm lengths 2 x 400g cans butter beans, drained, rinsed 400g packet tomato medley, halved ½ small red onion, thinly sliced 80g baby rocket 1 cup fresh basil leaves, torn Red wine dressing 2 teaspoons dijon mustard ¼ cup red wine vinegar 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive…

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,…

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…

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…