Meatball meteors

Meatball meteors

Ingredients (8 servings) 400g lean beef mince 1 small brown onion, coarsely grated 1 small carrot, coarsely grated 2 tablespoons plain flour 1 tablespoon tomato sauce 1 tablespoon barbecue sauce 2 teaspoons olive oil 400g can diced tomatoes 1 tablespoon fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves, chopped Method Place mince, onion, carrot, flour, tomato sauce and barbecue…

Cabbage, ginger and sesame stir fry

Cabbage, ginger and sesame stir fry

Ingredients (4 servings) 2 tablespoons sesame seeds 2 teaspoons sesame oil 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 teaspoon freshly grated ginger 1 garlic clove, sliced 1 lemon, rind finely grated, juiced 1 small (about 1kg) cabbage, finely shredded 1 tablespoon chopped fresh coriander 1 tablespoon light soy sauce Freshly ground pepper Method Heat a wok or…

Carrot and ginger soup

Carrot and ginger soup

Boost your immune system this winter with a good dose of ginger and vitamin C in this hearty carrot soup. Ingredients (4 servings) 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 brown onion, finely chopped 5cm piece ginger, peeled, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 6 (1kg) carrots, peeled, chopped 4 cups Chicken stock sour cream and…

Balsamic sweet potato mash

Balsamic sweet potato mash

Ingredients (4 servings) 1kg orange sweet potato, peeled, diced 50g butter, chopped 50ml extra-virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar Method Cook sweet potato in a saucepan of boiling, salted water over medium-high heat for 10 minutes or until tender. Drain in a colander. Return sweet potato to warm saucepan. Shake saucepan over low heat…

Roast lemon chicken

Roast lemon chicken

Ingredients (4 servings) 2 lemons, rind finely grated, juiced 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons rosemary leaves, chopped 3 garlic cloves, crushed 4 chicken quarters 3 zucchini, halved lengthwise, quartered 2 large parsnips, peeled, quartered 1 large red capsicum, deseeded, sliced 2 red onions, peeled, cut into wedges Method Preheat oven to 210°C. Combine lemon…

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…