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Tuscan Fresh Tomato & Basil Salad

Fresh vine ripened tomato tuscan salad with refreshing basil

Nothing tastes better than vine ripened tomato. So let them shine as an ingredient at your next BBQ or Summer get-together with this very easy Tuscan salad. Ingredients:  5 large, well-ripened tomatoes ¾ packet washed baby spinach (or rocket leaves) 50ml balsamic vinegar 1 tbs extra virgin olive oil 50g feta cheese 1 tsp raw sugar ¼ cup roasted pine ... Read More »

Recipe Turkish Eggplant Easy One Pot Casserole

Turkish one pot easy eggplant casserole Recipe #vegetarian #garden #recipe #aboutthegarden

A popular ingredient within the Turkish kitchen is eggplants (patlican – pronounced pat-ly-can ) of course I use to hate eggplants growing up, I don’t know if it was because I feared the taste of anything belonging to the ‘veggie’ family or because mum use to make this each week but now after my gastric surgery and my taste buds ... Read More »

Recipe Three (3) Cheese Potato Bake

delicious winter dish using potato from the garden

Recipe Baby Beetroot SaladNeed a recipe to use up your excess potatoes? This delicious recipe will warm you on cold winter nights, either as a side dish or a light supper. Ingredients 5 large potatoes, peeled and cubed 1 onion, roughly chopped 1 and a half cups light cottage cheese 1 cup sour light cream 1 cup light shredded cheddar ... Read More »

Recipe Spicy Vegetarian Potato Curry

Spicy potato curry Recipe #vegetarian #garden #recipe #aboutthegarden

As the weather cools and we head into the wintery months, there’s nothing like little spicy comfort food. Try this vegetarian dish using your homegrown potato! Ingredients 2 tbs extra virgin olive oil 1 onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 tbs grated fresh ginger 2 tsp ground coriander 2 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp garam masala 1 tsp turmeric ... Read More »

Recipe Baby Beetroot Salad

baby beetroot salad Recipe #bbqdish #garden #recipe #aboutthegarden

There are many different ways to prepare beetroot, other than the traditional boiling or steaming. This little dish will be a crowd pleaser at your next BBQ! Ingredients: 500g baby beetroot (or tin of Baby Beetroot) olive oil brown sugar (use when preparing with fresh beetroots) 100g dried cranberries 1/2 red onion, sliced 4 lettuce leaves, broken up salt & pepper ... Read More »

Recipe Two (2) Ingredient Sage Dip

Recipe two ingredient sage dip #healthy #partyfood #garden #aboutthegarden

There’s no need to slave in the kitchen to enjoy a healthy dip this festive season, all you need is two ingredients! Ingredients – Finely chopped fresh sage from the garden (2 or 3 leaves for every 1/2 cup of Low Fat Cottage Cheese) – Low Fat Cottage Cheese (1/2 cup)   Method 1. Mix chopped sage into portioned Low ... Read More »

Recipe Vegetarian Phad Thai

Recipe vegetarian phad thai #garden #aboutthegarden

If Asian cuisine is a weakness, this Vegetarian Phad Thai will delight the palate with its fresh ingredients.   Ingredients 400g dried flat rice noodle sticks 2 tablespoons oil 2 eggs lightly beaten 1 onion cut into thin wedges 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 small red capsicum, cut into thin strips 100g fried tofu, cut into 5mm wide strips 3 tbs ... Read More »

Recipe Quick Mango & Avocado Salad

Recipe quick mango and avocado salad #garden #aboutthegarden

Use all those delicious mangoes and avocados off the trees with this lovely little fresh salad dish for Summer entertaining. Ingredients 2 mangoes, diced 2 avocados, diced 100g baby spinach, washed handful of flaked almonds or pine nuts 4 tbsp mango chutney or similar Method Place baby spinach in a salad bowl or on a serving platter. Top with mango, ... Read More »

Recipe Vegetarian Stuffed Capsicums

Stuffed Capsicum RECIPE #vegetarian #salad #recipe #aboutthegarden

Ingredients 3 large capsicums (1 red, 1 yellow,1 green) halved, seeds removed 5 tbs sliced black olives 250g cherry tomatoes, quartered 100g mushrooms, finely chopped 2 shallots, finely chopped 1 tsp minced garlic 1 tsp dried or 1⁄4 cup fresh oregano 1 tsp dried or 1⁄2 cup torn fresh basil 3⁄4 cup cooked cous cous 1 1⁄2 cups grated parmesan ... Read More »