Tomato Pasta and Basil Soup
Dec09

Tomato Pasta and Basil Soup

Print Tomato Pasta and Basil Soup Serves: 4 Ingredients 1 cup small Pasta Shapes (such as shells or risoni) 1 this Olive Oil 2 Garlic Cloves, crushed 1 brown Onion, finely chopped 1 tsp ground Cinnamon 3 x 425g cans diced Tomatoes 2 cups Vegetable Stock ½ cup small Basil Leaves Instructions Cook pasta in a large saucepan of boiling salted water, following packet instructions, until just tender. Drain. Meanwhile, combine...

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Pumpkin Soup With Basil
Dec09

Pumpkin Soup With Basil

Print Pumpkin Soup With Basil Ingredients 500 gm Pumpkin 250 gm ripe Tomatoes 250 gm Carrots black Pepper 6 cups Chicken Stock 3 tblspns non fat Yoghurt 1 Onion 2 tblspns chopped Basil Instructions Peel pumpkin and cut into cubes. Cut carrots into slices. Put pumpkin and carrots in saucepan with stock and bring to boil Simmer covered for 20 minutes or until soft. Peel onion and chop finely. Skin and seed tomatoes, chop and add to...

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Basil and Cashew Pesto
Dec09

Basil and Cashew Pesto

Print Basil and Cashew Pesto Ingredients ½ cup cashews 1 cup grated parmesan cheese ⅓ cup fresh basil ⅓ cup olive oil squeeze of lemon juice Instructions Finely grind or process ½ cup cashews (I use unsalted roasted ones) with 1 cup grated parmesan cheese and ⅓ cup fresh basil. Slowly add ⅓ cup olive oil, and a squeeze of lemon juice while processing it until well combined. Toss through hot pasta...

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Tuna and Pesto Pasta Salad
Dec09

Tuna and Pesto Pasta Salad

Print Tuna and Pesto Pasta Salad A great lunchbox salad Author: Naz Ingredients 250 grams penne or favourite pasta ½ cup pesto small handful of cubed feta 2 tomatoes cubed handful baby spinach 400 grams tinned tuna, drained splash of olive oil Instructions Cook the pasta in salted boiling water until al dente. Strain and rinse in cold water. Toss together with the remaining ingredients. 3.2.2885...

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Basil Pesto
Dec09

Basil Pesto

Print Basil Pesto Ingredients ½ cup pine nuts 1 cup grated parmesan cheese ⅓ cup fresh basil. ⅓ cup olive oil squeeze of lemon juice. Instructions Finely grind or process ½ cup pine nuts with 1 cup grated parmesan cheese and ⅓ cup fresh basil. Add ⅓ cup olive oil, and a squeeze of lemon juice. Process until well combined. Toss through hot pasta and serve. 3.2.2885...

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Chicken Salad with Basil Vinaigrette
Dec05

Chicken Salad with Basil Vinaigrette

Print Chicken Salad with Basil Vinaigrette Ingredients ½ cup olive oil ⅓ cup white wine vinegar 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 2 tablespoons fresh basil 1 tablespoon minced garlic cracked pepper to taste 1 tablespoon seeded mustard. chicken breast mixed salad leaves toasted pinenuts tomatoes red onion Instructions To make the dressing whisk the first 7 ingredients together well. Make a salad with mixed salad leaves,...

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Chicken Basil Stirfry with Quinoa
Dec05

Chicken Basil Stirfry with Quinoa

Print Chicken Basil Stirfry with Quinoa Ingredients 2 tspn olive oil 500g thinly sliced chicken breast 4 shallots sliced 500g broccoli florets 1 capsicum thinly sliced 3 tablespoon sweet chili sauce 1 tablespoon rice vinegar 2 tablespoons of honey ½ cup basil leaves chopped ¼ cup chopped roasted peanuts 1½ cups quinoa Instructions Heat the oil in a wok or large frypan and stir fry the chicken until browned. Add...

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