Asparagus, Silverbeet and Potato Soup

Fresh Asparagus and silverbeet and the creaminess and density of the potatoes come together well in this healthy soup. It is quick to prepare and easy to make and is a great starter to a meal served with crusty bread. Asparagus, Silverbeet and Potato Soup Ingredients: 2 bunches of fresh asparagus spears. Snap the spears. Reserve 2 of the tips for each bowl to garnish the … Continue reading Asparagus, Silverbeet and Potato Soup

Red Lentil and Silverbeet Soup

This soup is quick to prepare and  combines the health giving nutrients of whole red lentils with iron rich goodness of young silverbeet.  We used silverbeet that was organically grown in our garden and so was very tender. For this soup we also used dry roasted cumin seeds and coriander seeds (organically grown and harvested from our garden) prepared and ground at home. This released … Continue reading Red Lentil and Silverbeet Soup

Sweet Silverbeet, Apple and Brandy Pie

This is a variation on the traditional French Tourte de Blettes Nicoise. It is an interesting way to use silverbeet and make a surprisingly delicious pie. Sweet Silverbeet, Apple and Brandy Pie Ingredients For the dough 2 cups plain flour 2 eggs 200 g butter 150 g brown sugar pinch of salt For the filling 135 g silverbeet 140 g brown sugar 3 tablespoons of … Continue reading Sweet Silverbeet, Apple and Brandy Pie

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Silverbeet Dolmades

Dolmades are traditionally made using vine leaves but they can also be made using silverbeet or chard leaves.  They are easy to make and the silverbeet gives a sweet taste to the dolmades. Each silverbeet leaf makes one dolmades. Choose tender medium sized leaves to give a uniform result but even a mixture of different sized leaves can be made up successfully and fitted together … Continue reading Silverbeet Dolmades