Wednesday, 4 April 2012

Coleslaw on the RUN!!

Quick and easy Coleslaw to throw together when you are in a hurry!!


For the dressing:

450g or so of Whole Egg Mayo
2 Tbs Dijon Mustard
2 Tbs Wholegrain Mustard
(I used a Mexican Seeded Mustard my Mum makes)
2 tbs Lime Juice
Sea Salt and Cracked Pepper

For the Coleslaw:

1/2 Cabbage finely chopped
2 Large Carrots grated
1/2 bunch Shallots diced
1 Red Capsicum  diced
Large handful of toast slithered Almonds

Give your Coleslaw a good mix in a large bowl. Put all in ingredients for the dressing into another bowl and mix well. Add the the Coleslaw mix and you are done!

Lj's Fresh Pasta Salad fit for a king!

Delicious and easy Vegetarian Pasta Salad.. A meal on it's own!
(You could add some shredded Chicken or flaked Tuna if you wish)


500g Cooked Pasta
1 Cup chopped pitted Kalamata Olives
10 Sundried Tomatoes diced
A good handful of grated Mozzarella Cheese
A good handful of crumbled Cracker Barrel shaved extra sharp Vintage Cheddar
Handful of shredded fresh Basil

The Dressing:

In a food processor add the following:

6 Sundried Tomatoes
5 Cloves of fresh Garlic
2 Teas Sea Salt and Cracked Pepper
6Tbs of the oil from the Sundried Tomatoes
3 Tbs Red Wine Vinegar
1/2 Cup pitted Kalamata Olives
Huge bunch of fresh Basil leaves
80g packet of shelled Pistachio's

Process until fine.

Mix everything together and DIG IN!!!!

Monday, 2 April 2012

Lj's Individual Vege Slice

So many left over Veges left in the fridge this week so I decided to use up what I had left and make a Vege Slice in individual muffin tins....


1 Large grated Zucchini
1 Large grated Carrot
1/2 Capsicum diced
1 piece of grated Sweet Potato 
(about the size of a medium sized potato)
1/4 Small Kent Pumpkin grated
6 Free Range Eggs
250ml Extra light cream
3 Tbs Plain Flour
3 Tbs Grated Parmesan Cheese
Seas Salt and Cracked Pepper to season
Sliced tomato
Mozzarella Cheese

What to do :

Mix all ingredients together and place into Muffin Cases. Excluding the tomato and Mozzarella.
Top with a Slice of Tomato and some Mozzarella cheese.

Bake for approx 1/2 an hour in a preheated oven at 180 degrees. Serve warm or cold with Salad to make a nice meal , or have on it's own as a snack.

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