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…

Mexican steak with charred capsicum salsa

Mexican steak with charred capsicum salsa

Ingredients (4 servings) 3 teaspoons chilli powder 2 teaspoons garlic powder 1 teaspoon dried oregano ¼ cup (60ml) olive oil 4 (200g each) beef scotch fillet steaks 250g brown rice 1 tri colour Capsicum (Bell pepper) pack ± 500g, seeded, cut into thin strips 1 red onion, cut into wedges 2 tablespoons lime juice 2…

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…

Herb and lime marinated chicken

Herb and lime marinated chicken

Ingredients (6 servings) 12 chicken thigh fillets, trimmed 6 limes, plus extra wedges to serve 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 green chilli, seeds removed, finely chopped, plus extra to serve Handful mint leaves, finely chopped Handful coriander leaves, finely chopped, plus extra leaves to serve Method Finely grate the zest of 2 limes into a…

Mini asparagus frittatas

Mini asparagus frittatas

Ingredients (makes 24) 1 bunch asparagus, trimmed, thinly sliced ¼ cup semi-dried tomatoes, chopped (Ina Paarman) 3 green onions, thinly sliced 6 eggs ½ cup pure cream 1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese 2 garlic cloves, crushed 2 tablespoons basil pesto Method Preheat oven to 190C/170C fan-forced. Grease two 12-hole, 1½ tablespoon-capacity round-based patty pans. Combine…

Stir-fry chicken with pesto

Stir-fry chicken with pesto

Ingredients (4 servings) 2 tablespoons olive oil 4 small skinless chicken breast fillets (about 160g each), thinly sliced 1 red capsicum, cut into thin strips ±225g brown mushrooms, sliced ±200g baby spinach leaves 1 punnet cherry tomatoes, halved 150ml thin cream 2 tablespoons good-quality pesto Small basil leaves, to garnish Method Heat 1 tablespoon of…

Portuguese piri-piri chicken

Portuguese piri-piri chicken

Ingredients (6 servings) 1.3kg whole small fresh chicken 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon brown sugar 2 teaspoons ground paprika 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 teaspoon dried thyme 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1 teaspoon ground coriander ½ teaspoon dried chilli flakes Lemon wedges, to serve Method Place the chicken, breast-side…

Marinated red cabbage slaw

Marinated red cabbage slaw

A zesty coleslaw made with red cabbage. Allow 3 hours marinating time for the flavours to mature. Ingredients (6 servings) ½ small red cabbage, thinly sliced 1 red onion, thinly sliced ½ cup (75g) raisins 1 tablespoon caster sugar (optional) ¼ cup (60ml) balsamic vinegar ¼ cup (60ml) extra virgin olive oil 1/3 cup (35g)…

Slow-cooked lemon-paprika beef

Slow-cooked lemon-paprika beef

Ingredients (8 servings) ±1.4kg beef topside roast 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 teaspoons cumin seeds 2 teaspoons coriander seeds 2 dried bay leaves 1 tablespoon sweet paprika Chilli sauce 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil ¼ cup lemon juice ¼ cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 teaspoon dried chilli flakes…

Easy summer salsa

Easy summer salsa

Ingredients 2 ripe mangoes 1 small red onion, finely chopped 1 small fresh red chilli, halved, deseeded, finely chopped ¼ cup fresh coriander leaves 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice Salt and pepper, to serve Method Remove the cheeks from mangoes. Peel and discard the skin. Chop the flesh into 1cm pieces.…