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Beer-Baked Potatoes with Horopito Seasoning

Dean Fountain

Beer-Baked Potatoes with Horopito Seasoning

Beer Baked Potatoes - serve this little beauty at the next bbq and see how fast it disappears! It'll take you about an hour all up, 30 mins prep and 30 minutes in the oven. Simples. Serves 6 What you need to buy at the shops! 750g large desiree potatoes (try and get the clean/washed/scrubbed ones) 1 cup of Jarlsberg cheese (its worth it!) 1/2 teaspoon of paprika (if you don't have any - its worth buying it lasts forever) 1 large onion (sliced) 3 cloves or garlic (or buy one of those jars of minced garlic - if you...

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Winter Warmer - Potato, Parnsip and Horopito Soup

Dean Fountain

Winter Warmer - Potato, Parnsip and Horopito Soup

Optional bacon addition. Prep Time: 20 minutes (honestly!) Cooking Time: 45 minutes (but you don't have to stand over it) best served with croutons or homemade bread (or the expensive stuff) Serves 4 What you will need... rasher of bacon - trimmed and diced 1 large onion - diced 2 cups of leek 2 large potatoes (or 500g) peeled and sliced 1cm thick 2 large parsnips (or 500g) peeled and sliced 1 cm thick also 1 litre of vegetable stock (get the more expensive stuff) 1 can of no-added salt tomatoes (doesn't matter if diced or whole) 1 1/2 teaspoon...

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Tasty Tuna Salad with Horopito

Dean Fountain

Tasty Tuna Salad with Horopito

Quick and Easy - Tuna Salad This is a simple but rewarding salad on those busy nights!  or last minute bbq invites! Serves 4 What you need to buy... (most things you'll already have in the cupboard) 1 Large brown onion (thinly sliced) 1 Large firm tomato quartered (beefsteak tomatoes are best) - or sundried tomatoes and capsicums if you feel like splashing out! 1 425g can of tuna in springwater 1 Large butter lettuce or 2 small ones (enough to cover the salad bowl) 1/2 cup of pitted olives (I prefer assorted) 1 tablespoon of capers - the smaller...

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Triple Cheese Lasagne with Horopito

Dean Fountain

Triple Cheese Lasagne with Horopito

Yes, yes... I know doesn't sound like paleo, vegan, alternative caveman food... but guess what it is not and it tastes great, affordable and freezes well! A trio of cheese fills this saucy lasagne.  Prepare it a day ahead for an easy midweek treat. Prep Time: 30 minutes Baking time: 55 minutes Serves 6 * Hot Tips - place oven tray under baking dish to avoid spillage into your oven!   Ingredients 500g of minced chicken 1 jar of tomato based pasta sauce (approx 600ml) 500g lasagne noodles/pasta 500g ricotta cheese 2 cups low fat - reduced salt cottage cheese...

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Fast and easy - Horopito Hummus

Dean Fountain

Fast and easy - Horopito Hummus

  This recipe is a short-cut version for all those times you are caught off guard and need a delicious dip in a flash. Don't be fooled by its simplicity, you'll love the hot savoury, peppery horopito flavour. Six minutes to prepare but best when refrigerated for 2-3 hours. What do I need? 1 teaspoon of Horopito seasoning 1 clove of garlic 2 teaspoons of oil 170g of hummus   How? Add a pinch of salt and horopito pepper to the oil and whisk well.  Heat the oil mixture gently for about 5 minutes. This releases the citric flavours and...

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