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Green bean and almond salad recipe

Green bean and almond salad #beans #recipe #garden #aboutthegard

Fresh green beans should be celebrated al naturale. Try this lightly seasoned bean and almond side dish and celebrate spring! Ingredients 1 tablespoon of olive oil 1/2 cup flaked almonds 2 shallots, cut on the long angle 1 tablespoon of lemon juice 1 tablespoon of grated ginger 300g dwarf beans, tipped 1 tablespoon of capers, drained salt & pepper to ... Read More »

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 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 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 »