chopped spring onion/crumbled feta ( optional-to serve)
Ground black pepper
Drain and rinse chickpeas and blitz in food processor until smooth, if necessary add a touch of water to get smooth consistency.
Heat oil and gently sweat onion with ginger for 5 minutes until softened
Stir in sweet potatoes and pour in vegetable stock and bring to the boil. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes, or until the potato tastes soft not raw. Stir in the chickpeas half way through and lemon juice.
Ladle the soup into bowls and serve with chopped spring onion and crumbled feta (optional)
Another great soup for the Autumn rich in immune boosting betacarotene ( Vitamin A) and ginger which is warming and good for the and circulation and digestion. The ad...
Cooked quinoa, mint or coriander leaves, and lemon wedges, to serve
Place oil in casserole dish and add leek, garlic, celery for 2 minutes, add diced lamb and sauté until brown.
Add all spices, tomatoes, sweet potato , vegetables and apricots
Lower heat and put in oven for 1.5 hours covered.
Add kale in 10 minutes before the end.
Serve with quinoa and chopped fresh mint or coriander.
This is very hearty, nutritious and tasty autumn dish. This is also a great dish to boost the immune system this time of year, rich in betacarotene ( vitamin A) from the kale, apricots and sweet potato.
Now that the kids are back to school and holidays time is over, we are all starting to settle into the thought of that Autumn will soon be upon us with cooler days and darker nights . Dare I say it, but Christmas is only around the corner!
In our household this means warming , nutritious and yummy stews, homemade soups and casseroles and lots of batch cooking. This keeps the freezer stocked up for those dark nights when you have had a long day at work and want to come home to something warm and delicious without much effort in the kitchen.
This is particularly pertinent in our house at the moment as we are just starting work on a new kitchen extension which I am very excited about after a long wait, but shortly we will be without a workable kitchen for a few weeks so I am already starting to prep these meals now, as they will come in very handy!
The beauty of batch cooking is that you have a home cooked ‘ready meal’ with little effort when you get home after a long day, the nutrie...