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Tomato chilli jam recipe

February 16, 2012 in Vegetable garden

Hi y’all,

Whoops I forgot to post the actual recipe last night… here we go:

Tomato chilli jam recipe
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A rustic relish-style jam with a sassy kick.
Ingredients
  • 1kg large tomatoes, halved
  • 3 red chillies, roughly chopped
  • 1 onion, wedges
  • 4 garlic cloves, sliced
  • 1cm ginger, grated
  • 3T balsamic vinegar
  • 100g brown sugar
  • Olive oil
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 150 C.
  2. Place tomatoes on a baking tray and add the onion, chilli, ginger, garlic, vinegar and sugar and then a nice glug of olive oil.
  3. Salt and black pepper and mix well with your hands.
  4. Roast for about 1½ - 2hrs or until browning and caramelised.
  5. Cool and place in sterilised jars.

Enjoy!

Healthy bruschetta with fresh tomatoes, olives and goats cheese

September 13, 2011 in Healthy eating

This is a healthier bruschetta made with wholewheat seeded bread, ripe red tomatoes, goats cheese and olives. All dressed up with some fresh basil and lemon zest and a drizzle of olive oil.

It’s a great low GI snack that’s bursting with flavour and goodness. They’re very simple to put together and quick to make.

Ingredients

2 x wholewheat, seeded rolls
4 fresh Italian tomatoes, sliced
1 packet olives, stoned
2 rolls goats cheese
1 lemon, zested
1 handful fresh basil
Olive oil
1 clove garlic

Method

Slice the bruschetta into 1cm slices at an angle.
Brush with olive oil. Slice a garlic clove in half and rub onto the toasts.
Bake in an oven at 150 C for about 10 minutes until crisp but not toasted through (you want to be able to bite through them easily).
Place a slice on each bruschetta and top with sliced goats cheese and olives.
Season with black pepper.
Place in the oven for 5-7 minutes to warm through.
Remove and place on a platter topped with fresh basil and lemon rind.

Enjoy!

Here’s a couple of snaps of my 2 little monsters :-)