Friday, 29 May 2015

Tuna Patties With Lemon & Dill

While I think I don't like fish I love tuna and or salmon patties, BUT I still don't like fish.......just one of the many ways in which I'm odd!

these tuna patties are quick, easy and above all delicious

required amount cold mashed potato
large can tuna, drained, flaked
2 tablespoons dill , finely chopped
2 green onions, finely sliced
  2eggs, lightly whisked...
juice & zest of small lemon

plain flour
bread crumbs
oil to fry
sweet chilli mayo to serve

Combine potato, tuna,dill,  onion,  and  lemon zest & rind  in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Using damp hands, shape mixture into 8 patties.

dip patties in flour, then beaten eggs, then the bread crumbs. refridgerate for an hour to firm up before frying until lightly golden.  serve with sweet chilli mayo

Mayonaisse (home made or bought ) mixed with approx 2 tablespoons sweet chilli sauce

Tuesday, 12 May 2015

Beef & Bean Burritos

Any kind of wrap is so hard to photograph well so you'll just have to trust me when I say that these were good!

1 tablespoon olive oil
1 medium brown onion, chopped
2 garlic cloves, crushed
600g beef mince
1 teaspoon chilli powder
2 teaspoons ground coriander
1 tablespoon plain flour
2 tablespoons tomato paste
1 cup beef  stock
1  can red kidney beans, drained, rinsed
1/4 cup chopped fresh coriander leaves
8  flour tortillas, warmed

grated cheese 

Heat oil in  large frying pan over medium-high heat. Add garlic & onion. Cook, stirring,  until onion has softened. Add mince. Cook, stirring   to break up mince, for 8 to 10 minutes or until browned and cooked through.

Add chilli and ground coriander. Cook, stirring,  until fragrant. Add flour and tomato paste. Cook, stirring, for a minute. Stir in stock. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer, stirring occasionally,  until sauce thickens.

Stir in beans. Cook, stirring, for 2 minutes or until heated through. Stir in coriander leaves. Serve mince mixture in  tortillas,  add grated cheese if liked

Chocolate banana muffins

I love muffins, so quick and easy to mix up and always delicious.  try these chocolate and banana muffins, you will love them! linking to ...