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November 19th 2007
Tomato, Cheese & Avocado Omelette

Posted under Entrees and Nibbles & Salads and Sides & Lunch with the Girls

Preparation Time

10 minutes

Cooking Time

5 minutes

Ingredients (serves 1)

  • 2 eggs, separated
  • 1/4 cup Dairy Whip Whipped Cream
  • 10g butter
  • 1 small tomato, diced
  • 25g (1/4 cup) grated cheddar
  • 1/2 small avocado, sliced
  • Fresh coriander, finely chopped

Method

  1. Use an electric beater to beat egg whites until firm peaks form.
  2. Whisk egg yolks and Dairy Whip Whipped Cream in a medium bowl. Gently fold the egg white into the egg yolk mixture until well combined.
  3. Preheat a grill on high. Melt butter in a 17cm (base measurement) omelette pan or small non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Pour the egg mixture into pan and cook for 2-3 minutes or until the underside is golden. Place the pan under grill and cook for 2 minutes or until omelette is golden and the centre is slightly soft.
  4. Spoon tomato, cheddar, avocado and coriander over half of omelette and fold over remaining half to enclose filling. Season with salt and pepper to serve.

Notes & tips

  • Tip: Hold can completely vertical when dispensing cream.

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Source
Australian Good Taste - September 2006, Page 66

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February 16th 2007
Yoghurt, Lime and Mint Chicken

Posted under Chicken (Poultry) & Whats for Dinner & Lunch with the Girls & Low Fat Diet

MARINADE

1 cup of Greek Style natural yoghurt

2 limes (juiced and zested)

1/2 bunch of mint (chopped)

1/2 bunch chives (snipped)

a good glug of olive oil

Salt and Pepper to season

CHICKEN

500-700g chicken breasts or thighs (I prefer thighs as they are not as dry)

METHOD

Combine all marinade ingredients. Season to taste. Add chicken and mix to cover with marinade. Cover and refrigerate for an or or two.

Preheat oven to 190 degrees. Spray a shallow baking dish with oil. Arrange chicken on the dish and bake uncovered for 25 mins.

Serve with baked potato and salad (or whatever you want really)

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January 9th 2007
Fee’s Individual ham, fetta and sweet potato frittatas

Posted under Entrees and Nibbles & Lunch with the Girls

Serves 6
Preparation time 20 minutes
Cooking time 40 minutes

1 tblsp olive oil
1 small onion, chopped
600g sweet potato
200g ham, chopped
200g fetta, chopped
1 tblsp fresh thyme leaves
6 eggs
packaged rocket and spinach salad, to serve

1. Preheat oven to 180C and lightly crease a 6-hole large muffin tin.
2. Heat the oil in a frying pan and cook onion over medium heat for 5 minutes, until soft and lightly golden. Transfer to a large bowel to cool.
3. Peel and cut sweet potato into 2cm cubes. Steam or microwave until tender. Add to onion and cool slightly. Add ham, fetta and thyme. Season with salt and pepper and gently combine.
4. Spoon mixture loosely into muffin tin. Using a fork, whisk eggs in a jug. Carefully pour over ham mixture. Bake for 30 minutes, until set and golden. Leave in tin for 5 minutes before lifting out. Serve warm or at room temperature, with rocket and spinach salad.

Posted on the AYW forum by Sunshine

Frittatas

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