Parsley & Olive oil dressing & Creamy Potato salad

 

 

 

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Parsley & Olive oil dressing

 

Note: You need a Mortar & Pestle for this recipe

Ingredients

 

2 cloves of garlic

1 cup of parsley leaves

1 tablespoon of Capers

pinch of sea salt

2 teaspoons of Dijon Mustard

¼ cup of fruity olive oil

 

Place a tea towel under your mortar to give it more grip and padding

 

Add the garlic and crush and stir with your pestle.

Add all the parsley and crush and stir the leaves and garlic into a paste.

Add the capers, salt and Dijon mustard. Drizzle half of the remainder olive oil until you have a lovely bright green dressing.

Pour the dressing into the serving bowl and pour the remaining olive oil around the dressing.

 

This dressing is perfect for all types of proteins. We used ours with quinoa chicken schnitzel

 

Creamy Potato Salad

 

Ingredients

 

6 medium potatos peeled and steamed.

100grams of cream cheese softned

100grams of sour cream

3 tablespoons of Sweet chili sauce

10 fresh mint leaves thinly sliced

5 boiled eggs

5 slices of bacon thinly sliced

1 red onion thinly sliced

Olive oil for sautéing

Sea salt flakes

Cracked Pepper

 

Bring a small pot of water to a gentle simmer and add you eggs for 6-8 minutes

Empty the water and allow the eggs to cool.

In a small fry pan drizzle some olive oil and fry the bacon till cooked around 5 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside

Add another tablespoon of oil and sauté the onion with the lid on to begin and softened the onion for 5 minutes and then remove the lid to finish them off for another 3 minutes. Set aside to use as garnish later

Combine cream cheese, sour cream, sweet chilli sauce and mint leaves and mix until well combine.

In a large stainless steel mixing bowl add potatos, eggs, bacon and cream sauce. Gently fold through the until all the ingredients are coated.

Top with onion and extra mint leaves, drizzle with a fruity extra virgin olive oil.