THAI FRIED PRAWN & PINEAPPLE RICE

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=3634 (Serves 4)   Ingredients: 2 tsp sunfower oil bunch spring onions, greens and whites separated, both sliced 1 green pepper, deseeded and chopped into small chunks 140g pineapple, chopped into bite-sized chunks 3 tbsp Thai green curry paste 4 tsp light soy sauce, plus extra to serve 300g cooked basmati rice (brown, white or a mix – about …

GIANT BUTTER BEAN STEW

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=3482 (Serves 6)   Ingredients: 4 x 235g cans organic butter beans or 500g dried butter beans 100ml Greek extra virgin olive oil 3 small red onions, finely sliced 2 large carrots, finely sliced 3 celery stalks with leaves, finely chopped 4 sundried tomatoes, sliced 1kg ripe tomatoes, skinned, deseeded and finely chopped 4 garlic cloves, chopped …

PRAWNS AND BRINJALS IN OYSTER SAUCE

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=3451 (Serves 6)   Ingredients: 3 tbs sunflower oil, plus 2 tsp 1 brinjal, cut into rounds then 1cm strips 1 red pepper, cut into strips 6 spring onions, trimmed and cut into matchsticks small piece finely chopped ginger 3 garlic cloves, finely sliced 175g large raw prawns 3 tbs oyster sauce cooked rice or egg noodles, …

SWEET SESAME CHILLI CHICKEN

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=3416 (Serves 4)   Ingredients: 2 tbs sunfower oil 1 large onion, halved and sliced 3 cloves of garlic, fnely chopped 5cm piece ginger, peeled and finely chopped 4 chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces 300g pak choi, trimmed, leaves separated and larger leaves halved 2 tbs sesame seeds 2 tsp cornfour 1 tbs soy sauce, plus extra …

MUSHROOM & BASIL OMELETTE WITH SMASHED TOMATO

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=3410 (Serves 2)   Ingredients: 2 tomatoes, halved 3 medium eggs 1 tbsp snipped chive 300g chestnut mushrooms, sliced 1 tsp unsalted butter 2 tbsp low-fat cream cheese (to lessen calories, substitute with cottage cheese) 1 tbsp finely chopped basil leaves   Method: Heat the grill to its highest setting and place the tomatoes on a …

HERB PESTO WITH SPAGHETTI

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=3398 (Serves 4)   Ingredients: 100g mixed soft herbs (choose between basil, fat-leaf parsley, mint, chives, dill – or whatever you have in your garden or fridge) 300ml crème fraiche 100g parmesan, grated 100g pine nuts, toasted 200g spaghetti   Method: Put the herbs, crème fraiche and parmesan in a food processor and whizz together. Add the pine nuts and …

SESAME PANEER WRAPS

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=3393 (Serves 4)   Ingredients: 4 tbs chilli sauce 100g natural low fat yogurt 450g paneer, cut into cubes 100g sesame seeds 2 tbs sunfower oil 1 carrot, peeled and grated ½ cucumber, halved, deseeded and sliced into batons 2 little gem lettuces, shredded 4 small whole-wheat tortillas wraps, heated according to pack instructions   Method: Mix 1 …

ADDICTIVE AVO SMASH

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=3373 (Serves 1)   Ingredients: ½ ripe avocado 2 cubes goat’s cheese pinch chilli flakes handful pumpkin seeds (pepitas) pinch sea salt and cracked black pepper 1 piece whole-wheat seeded low GI bread, toasted squeeze lemon juice   Method: Put the avocado and goat’s cheese into a bowl and mash using a fork until combined but still …

PICNIC PERFECT SPINACH AND HALLOUMI MUFFINS

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=3355 (makes 12 muffins)   Ingredients: 250g flour 2 tbs sugar (or honey) 2 tsp baking powder 100ml olive oil 125ml plain low fat yoghurt 180ml low fat milk 1 chilli, de-seeded and chopped (optional) zest of 1 lemon 100g halloumi, grated or cut into cubes (or feta) 300g baby spinach leaves ½ bunch mint and dill, finely …

PERI PERI FISH & BAKED CHIPS WITH SPICY PEAS

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=3334 (Serves 2)   Ingredients: 375g potatoes, cut into chips 2 tsp olive oil juice ½ lemon 2 tbs piri-piri marinade 2 white fsh fllets   Method: Turn oven to fan 180C/conventional 200C/gas 6. Toss the chips with half the olive oil and half the lemon juice, arrange in a layer on a baking tray, then season. …

CAULIFLOWER CHEESE BURGERS

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=3324 (Serves 6)   Ingredients: 1 very small head of caulifower (about 200g), trimmed and separated into forets 140g tinned haricot beans, drained 85g fresh breadcrumbs 140g mature cheddar 2 tbs chopped fresh fat-leaf parsley a sprinkling of grated nutmeg fnely grated rind of 1 lemon 1 tbs roasted chopped hazelnuts 1 large egg white 2 …

ROASTED SQUASH, GOAT’S CHEESE AND ASPARAGUS SALAD

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=3313   Ingredients: 650g/1lb7oz butternut squash, peeled 2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced 2 dried chillies, crumbled 1 cinnamon stick, broken into slices leaves of 1 bunch of sage 200ml/7floz olive oil 5 tbsp balsamic vinegar salt and freshly ground black pepper 2½ tbs brown sugar 55g/2oz fresh goats’ cheese, crumbled 20 asparagus spears, steamed 100g/3½oz loosely packed …

SPRING SALAD WITH TARRAGON VINNAIGRETTE

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=3231 (Serves )   Ingredients: 2 tbs red-wine vinegar 2 tbs extra-virgin olive oil 1 tsp whole-grain mustard 1/4 tsp dried tarragon Pinch of salt Pinch of freshly ground pepper 1 clove garlic, crushed 1/2 bunch asparagus, tough ends trimmed 2 large hard-boiled eggs 5 cups mixed salad greens 10 cherry tomatoes 1 tin sardines, …

RED PEPPER & GOATS CHEESE FRITTATA

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=3199 (Serves 6)   Ingredients: 8 eggs 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh oregano 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 cup sliced red bell pepper 1 bunch scallions, trimmed and sliced 1/2 cup crumbled goat cheese   Method: Position rack in upper third of oven; preheat broiler. Whisk eggs, …

ROAST PORK WITH COUSCOUS & GINGER YOGHURT

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=3125 (Serves 6)   Ingredients: 2 pork fillets, each about 500g/1lb 2oz, trimmed of any fat 2 tsp olive oil 3 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp ground cinnamon 4 tsp grated ginger 250g couscous 100g sultanas zest and juice 1 lemon small bunch mint, chopped 200g fat-free natural yogurt   Method: Heat oven to 190C/170C …

FREEZER FRIENDLY CHICKEN TIKKA MASALA

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=3099 (Serves )   Ingredients: 4 tbsp vegetable oil 25g butter 4 onions, roughly chopped 6 tbsp chicken tikka masala paste (use shop-bought or make your own – see recipe, below) 2 red peppers, deseeded and cut into chunks 8 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 2½ cm cubes 2 x 400g cans chopped tomatoes …

EASY FAMILY FISH CAKES

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=3090 (Serves 4)   Ingredients: 350g flaked fish (cod, salmon, smoked haddock etc) 3 spring onions, finely chopped 100ml milk 450g potatoes, peeled, large ones cut in half 75g frozen sweetcorn, defrosted handful of grated cheddar cheese 1 large egg, beaten flour, for dusting olive oil, for frying   Method: Cook the potatoes in boiling water until …

CHICKEN SWEETCORN & NOODLE SOUP

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=3066 (Serves 8)   Ingredients: 2 large carrots, chopped 2 large leeks, trimmed and finely sliced 2 corn on the cobs, corn kernels cut off 200g vermicelli noodles small bunch parsley, finely chopped For the stock 2 onions, quartered 1 leek, cut into chunks 2 carrots, thickly sliced 2 bay leaves 6 black peppercorns parsley …

COURGETTE POTATO AND CHEDDAR SOUP

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=3054 (Serves 8)   Ingredients: 500g potatoes, unpeeled and roughly chopped 2 vegetable stock cubes 1kg courgettes, roughly chopped bunch spring onion, sliced – save 1 for serving, if eating straight away 100g extra-mature cheddar or vegetarian alternative, grated, plus a little extra to serve good grating fresh nutmeg, plus extra to serve   Method: …

CIDER MUSTARD & HERB CHICKEN

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=3040 (Serves 4)   Ingredients: 1 tbsp olive oil 750g skinless and boneless chicken thighs, cut into large chunks 2 onions, thickly sliced 2 cloves of garlic, thinly sliced 400ml medium-dry cider 175g half-fat crème fraiche 2 tbs wholegrain mustard a small pack of parsley, chopped a few thyme sprigs (leaves only)   Method: Cook the …

LEMONY TUNA & ASPARAGUS SALAD BOX

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=3035 (Serves 2)   Ingredients: 2 large eggs 200g asparagus (woody ends snapped off, spears halved) 160g can tuna in spring water 1 small red onion, very fnely chopped 125g canned cannellini beans, drained finely grated rind and juice of ½ lemon 1 tbs fresh chopped dill 1 tsp extra-virgin olive oil   Method: Boil the eggs and …

CAULIFLOWER AND APPLE SOUP

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=3016 (Serves 10)   Ingredients: 2 tbsp olive oil 50g tub margarine 200g onion, thinly sliced 700g cauliflower, very thinly sliced 2 apples, cored, peeled and diced 2 vegetable stock cubes 750ml milk 750ml water salt and freshly ground black pepper 8 tbs single cream, apple matchsticks and a few sprigs of thyme to garnish (optional) Method: Heat the …

PUFFED SALMON AND SPINACH FISH PIE

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=3010  (Serves 6) Ingredients: For the topping: 1kg potatoes, cut into large chunks 2 large eggs, separated 400g frozen whole-leaf spinach (frozen weight), defrosted and squeezed dry 85g reduced-fat mature cheddar whole nutmeg, for grating For the filling: 500g fish – a mix of white and salmon is good (I used 2 frozen salmon fillets …

STUFFED CHICKEN BREAST WITH ROASTED ZUCCHINI SALAD AND LEMON DRESSING

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=2998 (Serves 2)   Ingredients: for the chicken: 100g/3½oz chicken breast 75g/2¾oz Manchego cheese (or goat’s cheese or feta), thinly sliced 1 tbsp finely chopped chives 1 tbsp olive oil salt and freshly ground black pepper For the salad:   4 baby zucchini (courgettes / baby marrow) ½ lemon, juice only ½ lime, juice only …

CAJUN CHICKEN AND PINEAPPLE BURGER

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=2990 (Serves 4)   Ingredients: 4 chicken breasts 2 tbs cajun spice mix (to make: 1 tbs paprika, 1 tsp dried onion flakes, 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper, 2 tsp dried thyme) olive oil 4 canned pineapple rings in sugar free syrup 50g feta, crumbled 2 tbs yoghurt (or trim mayonnaise or buttermilk) 4 wholewheat burger buns, split and …

PARMESAN-ROASTED ACORN SQUASH

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=2984 (Serves 4)   Ingredients: 1 (1kg) acorn squash, halved lengthwise, seeded, and cut into 1,5cm thick slices 1⁄4 cup grated parmesan cheese 8 sprigs fresh thyme or 1 tsp dried thyme 2 tbs olive oil 1⁄2 tsp kosher salt, or to taste 1⁄4 tsp black pepper, or to taste   Method: Preheat oven to 200°C. Toss squash slices, parmesan, …