Tasty zucchini, carrot and potato fritters with sweet chilli sauce

Ingredients

2 zucchini , grated

2 potatoes, grated

2 carrots,  grated

4 eggs, lightly beaten

1 cup self raising flour

1 tablespoon parsley, chopped

oil for frying

Sweet chilli sauce to serve

Method

Place all ingredients in a large bowl. Mix until well combined.

Heat oil in a large fry pan.

Place spoonfuls of mixture into oil and flatten slightly with back of spoon.

Cook for 2 minutes on each side or until golden.

Drain on paper towel.

Serve with sweet chilli sauce.

 

Tomato, bocconcini and basil salad

Ingredients

1kg cherry tomatoes, cut in half

2 tubs baby bocconcini, drained and torn in half

¼ cup olive oil

2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

1 cup fresh basil, torn into pieces

Salt and pepper to taste

Method

Place all ingredients in a bowl and toss.

 

Yummy tuna, dill and pickle dip

Ingredients

1 x 425 can tuna in oil, drained

1 egg, hard-boiled and mashed

¼ cup whole-egg mayonnaise

1 tablespoon finely chopped dill

1 spring onion, finely chopped

4 pickled cucumbers, diced

salt and pepper to taste

Method

In a bowl, combine  all ingredients and mix well.

Season with salt and pepper.

Mix well.

 

quick avocado dip

Ingredients

1 egg, hard boiled and mashed

2 ripe avocados

2 tablespoons whole-egg mayonnaise

squeeze of lemon juice (about 1 teaspoon)

salt and pepper, to taste

Method

Place all ingredients in a bowl.  Mash until well combined.  Season with salt and pepper.

If you prefer a smooth dip, place all ingredients in a bowl and use a hand held blender.

 

Homemade Hummus

 Ingredients

 2 x 400g can chickpeas, rinsed and drained

2 small cloves  garlic

500g tahini paste

½ cup lemon juice (approx 4 lemons)

100ml cold water

2 teaspoons salt

 Method

 Place all of the above ingredients into a food processor and blend until smooth.  Add more water if mixture is too thick.

 Serving

Scoop onto 3 shallow plates. Make a small well in the middle and let the kids drizzle with olive oil and garnish with paprika or parsley.

 

egg and spring onion dip

Ingredients

 6 eggs, hard boiled and mashed

2 heaped tablespoons whole-egg mayonnaise

1 spring onion, finely chopped

salt and pepper to taste

 Method

Place all ingredients in a bowl and gently mix until well combined.