Tuscan vegetable and bean soup

Tuscan vegetable and bean soup

Ingredients (4 servings) 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 medium brown onion, finely chopped 400g packet fresh vegetable mix 4 cups Chicken stock 400g can diced tomatoes 400g can cannellini beans, drained, rinsed Method Heat oil in a large, deep saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion. Cook, stirring, for 3 to 4 minutes or until onion…

Four-bean soup with barley

Four-bean soup with barley

Ingredients (4 servings) 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 onion, roughly chopped 3 garlic cloves, sliced 1 celery stalk, roughly chopped 1 carrot, roughly chopped 3 thyme sprigs ½ cup (105g) pearl barley 2 cups (500ml) Vegetable stock 2 x 400g cans four-bean mix, rinsed, drained 400g can chopped tomatoes ½ cup finely sliced flat-leaf parsley…

Tuna bean salad

Tuna bean salad

Ingredients (6 servings) 100g green beans, halved 2 free-range eggs 400g tin mixed beans, drained and rinsed 100g cherry tomatoes, halved 4 spring onions, thinly sliced 160g tin tuna in water, drained For the dressing 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 tsp red wine vinegar 1 tsp Dijon mustard freshly ground black pepper Method…

Beef & prune tagine

Beef & prune tagine

Ingredients (4 servings) 2 tablespoons olive oil 500g Diced Beef 1 brown onion, finely chopped 1 garlic clove, crushed 3 teaspoons ground cumin 2 teaspoons ground coriander 1 teaspoon ground turmeric ½ teaspoon ground ginger 400g can diced tomatoes 1 cup (250ml) beef stock 3/4 cup (125g) seeded prunes, coarsely chopped 150g pkt Baby Spinach…

Tomato & vegetable red lentil soup

Tomato & vegetable red lentil soup

Ingredients (4 servings) 2 teaspoons olive oil 450g pkt soup vegetable mix 1 garlic clove, crushed 800g can diced tomatoes 3 cups (750ml) Vegetable stock ½ cup (±115g) red split lentils Salt & freshly ground pepper Coriander sprigs, to serve Method Heat the oil in a large saucepan over a medium heat. Add the soup…

Capsicum boats

Ingredients (4 servings) 2 small red capsicums 1 x 185g can tuna in spring water, drained (3/4 cup) avocado Salt and Pepper to taste fresh sprouts, to serve (optional) Method Cut capsicums into quarters lengthways. Remove the seeds and membrane. Place tuna in a bowl. Use a fork to flake. Add avocado and stir to…

Corn and capsicum salsa

Corn and capsicum salsa

Ingredients (6 servings) 420g can five-bean mix, rinsed, drained 420g can corn kernels, drained 1 red capsicum (bell pepper), seeded, cut into 5mm pieces 1 green capsicum (bell pepper), seeded, cut into 5mm pieces 1 celery stick, trimmed, cut into 5mm pieces ¼ small red onion, finely chopped 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 2 tablespoons…

Balsamic-glazed onions

Balsamic-glazed onions

Ingredients (6 servings) 6 (350g) brown pickling onions, unpeeled 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 2 tablespoons caster sugar ¼ cup Vegetable stock 5 sprigs fresh thyme leaves 2 green onions, thinly sliced Method Cut pickling onions in half lengthways. Remove skin. Trim ends, leaving base intact. Heat oil in a frying pan…

Beef and eggplant stew

Beef and eggplant stew

Ingredients (4 servings) 2 tablespoons olive oil 600g beef chuck steak, trimmed, cut into 4cm pieces 2 garlic cloves, crushed ½ teaspoon ground ginger ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground turmeric 1 teaspoon ground paprika 1 teaspoon ground cumin 800g tomatoes, roughly chopped 1 long red chilli, halved lengthways 4 (300g) baby eggplant, chopped…

Mini tuna, corn & sweet potato frittatas

Mini tuna, corn & sweet potato frittatas

Ingredients (4 servings) 250g sweet potato (kumara), peeled, cut into 1cm pieces Olive oil spray 5 eggs, lightly whisked 125ml (½ cup) milk 1 x 425g can tuna in springwater, drained, flaked 2 x 125g cans corn kernels, drained ¼ cup chopped fresh chives 75g Lemnos Full Cream Fetta, crumbled 40g (½ cup) finely grated…