Spring Recipes

July 15, 2015

Spring is finally here and so is an array of fresh spring fruits and vegetables. Try some of these spring-inspired recipes this season!

 

 

Breakfast  *Asparagus and Leek Frittata*

 

Serves 4

Ingredients:

Olive oil spray

¼ cup olive oil

2 large leeks (pale part only), trimmed

2 bunches asparagus, trimmed, cut into 4cm lengths

2 garlic cloves

2 tablespoons chopped basil leaves

8 free-range eggs

80mL milk

¼ cup (20g) grated parmesan cheese

500g vine-ripened cherry tomatoes

2 cups mixed salad leaves

 

Method:

Preheat oven to 200°C. Lightly oil a 1.2L rectangular baking dish with oil spray.

Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a pan over medium heat. Cook leek, asparagus and garlic for 5 minutes, stirring until slightly softened. Stir in basil, then remove from heat.

Beat eggs and milk in a bowl, then season and stir in leek mixture. Pour into baking dish, scatter with cheese and bake for 20 minutes or until firm in centre. Cool.

Place tomatoes on a baking tray, drizzle with remaining 1 tablespoon oil, then season. Bake for 10 minutes or until starting to soften. Slice frittata and serve with the tomatoes and salad.

 

 

Lunch   *Warm Chicken Salad*