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Autumn Recipes

By admin | March 19, 2018

Autumn brings with it beautiful seasonal produce that is perfect for warming up those cool autumn nights. Here are some great recipes to try this season.

 

Pesto chicken and vegetable traybake

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Ingredients:

  • 1 zucchini, thickly sliced
  • 1 small eggplant, cut into 3cm pieces
  • 1 red capsicum, roughly chopped
  • 2 baby fennel, trimmed, quartered
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 lemon, quartered
  • 25g butter, softened
  • 2 tablespoons sun-dried tomato pesto
  • 4 chicken marylands
  • 400g can cannellini beans, drained, rinsed
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh basil leaves

Method

Step 1

Preheat oven to 180C/160C fan-forced.

Step 2

Place zucchini, eggplant, capsicum and fennel in a large roasting pan. Drizzle with oil. Turn to coat. Season with salt and pepper. Place lemon on vegetables.

Step 3

Combine butter and pesto in a small bowl. Using a sharp knife, make 4 x 1cm-deep cuts across the top of each piece of chicken. Rub 3/4 of the pesto butter over chicken.

Step 4

Place chicken on top of vegetables. Roast for 50 to 55 minutes or until chicken is browned and cooked through, and vegetables are tender.

Step 5

Transfer chicken to a plate. Drain any excess oil from vegetables. Add beans and basil. Toss to combine. Serve chicken and vegetables with remaining pesto butter.

 

Source: http://www.taste.com.au/recipes/pesto-chicken-vegetable-traybake/e2578757-6cc6-48cc-a8d2-815fe236d840?r=recipes/autumnrecipes&c=67fb1a15-5f04-4421-8243-544780b5fa57/Autumn%20recipes

 

Plum and vanilla clafoutis

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Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon caster sugar
  • 4 plums, halved, stoned
  • 4 Australian Free Range Eggs
  • 1/2 cup (110g) caster sugar, extra
  • 3/4 cup (185ml) milk
  • 2/3 cup (100g) self-raising flour
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste
  • 30g butter, melted
  • Icing sugar mixture, to dust
  • Ice-cream, to serve

Method

Step 1

Preheat oven to 180C. Grease a 5cm-deep, 17cm (base measurement) pie dish. Sprinkle with caster sugar, shaking out any excess sugar.

Step 2

Place the plum, cut-side up, in the prepared dish. Whisk the eggs, extra caster sugar and milk in a bowl. Add the flour, vanilla and melted butter and whisk to combine. Pour the egg mixture into the dish. Bake for 40-45 mins or until puffed and golden. Stand for 5 mins to cool slightly. Dust with icing sugar and serve with ice-cream.

Source: http://www.taste.com.au/recipes/plum-vanilla-clafoutis/DsLnZPni?r=recipes/autumnrecipes&c=67fb1a15-5f04-4421-8243-544780b5fa57/Autumn%20recipes

 

Sticky ginger chicken with peach salsa

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Ingredients:

  • 1/3 cup ginger marmalade
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried chilli flakes
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • Olive oil spray
  • 4 single chicken breast fillets
  • Lime halves, to serve
  • Steamed green beans, to serve
  • Cooked rice, to serve

Peach Salsa

  • 5 yellow peaches, stones removed, cut into 1cm pieces
  • 1 avocado, cut into 1cm pieces
  • 1 small red onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh coriander leaves, plus extra sprigs to serve
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

Method

Step 1

Combine marmalade, sauce, garlic, chilli and 2 tablespoons water in a medium frying pan over medium heat. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 4 to 5 minutes or until mixture thickens.

Step 2

Meanwhile, spray chicken with oil. Season with salt and pepper. Heat a barbecue hotplate on medium heat. Cook chicken for 5 to 6 minutes each side or until browned and cooked through. Transfer chicken to marmalade mixture. Turn to coat. Set aside.

Step 3

To make the peach salsa, combine all ingredients in a medium bowl. Season with salt and pepper.

Step 4

Sprinkle chicken with salsa and extra coriander. Serve with lime halves, beans and rice.

Source: http://www.taste.com.au/recipes/sticky-ginger-chicken-peach-salsa/6KW1ScVc?r=recipes/autumnrecipes&c=67fb1a15-5f04-4421-8243-544780b5fa57/Autumn%20recipes

 

Happy Cooking!

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