We recently wanted to give something away so together with our friends at Cooked.com.au we hosted a competition. You’d win 3 months of uTaste and a years membership to Cooked. There were 10 winners! There were many ways to enter, one of which involved you providing your SIMPLEST RECIPE for tasty success.
We received over 9,500 entries and received over 200 short, sharp and delicious recipes. We’ve picked our 10 favourites here. Make these at home.
1. Stir Fry Red Curry with Salmon
Stir fry red curry paste, add a splash of coconut milk, mushrooms and snow peas. Next, add Salmon cuts, turn the wok off and cover until cooked through. Finally, add a splash of fish sauce & lime juice and sere briefly.
Provided by Fi Patterson
2. The Toast Sensation
Add thick slices of tomato to your toast, add freshly ground pepper, salt, chilli flakes and fresh coriander.
Provided by Deb Harrison
3. Pastry Bake
Grab a sheet of puff pastry, place on baking paper and pinch pastry in 1cm at each edge. Top with finely sliced pear, 1 cup of blueberries or raspberries, lightly sprinkle with brown sugar and grated lemon rind then place into a hot oven for 30 minutes. While in the oven drizzle with home made caramel sauce and greek yoghurt.
Provided by Ani Halat
4. Healthy Breakfast Smoothie
Grab one ripe banana, a big handful of spinach, 2 tablespoons of pepita’s and flax seeds. Add all ingredients to a blender with ice and water. Blend until smooth. It’s a delicious breakfast on the go.
Provided by Sharlee Murray
5. Spinach Delight
Fry chopped garlic and hazelnuts in olive oil, pour in a bowl of fresh spinach to slightly wilt before finally adding a splash of balsamic vinegar and black pepper.
Provided by Anna Hruby
6. The perfectly fancy poached egg
Spread garlic yoghurt on a plate. Place a poached egg on top and drizzle with melted butter and paprika. Serve with turkish bread and your favourite side salad.
Provided by Rachel Kapsalakis
7. Petra’s Spiced scrambled eggs
5 Eggs whisked with a fork
1 small onion chopped
A sprig of fresh thyme
salt and pepper
1-2 shakes of ground coriander
1-2 shakes or tumeric power
Toasted sesame seed to garnish
In a pan add 1 knob of butter and combine with a splash of olive oil. Saute onions, add the coriander and tumeric powder once onion has browned.. add the eggs and turn heat to low. Prepare scrambled eggs as normal, add the thyme and stir in. When cooked and ready to serve sprinkle toasted sesame on top. Serve with crusty buttered bread and a side of bacon!
Provided by Petra Lee
8. The Baked Fresh Fish
Grab a fish fillet and lay on foil, season with salt and pepper, fresh herbs, garlic and lemon slices. Wrap up as a parcel and bake on moderate heat for 10 minutes. Fresh, healthy and flavoursome.
Provided by Dianne Shead
9. Summer Salad
Combine mango, avocado, chopped roasted macadamias, finely sliced red onion, smoked salmon and/or cooked prawns and coriander leaves. Add a hit of mango juice as a dressing.
Provided by Annie Hearn
10. Ham and Cheese Muffins
- 1 Cup of Flour
- 1 Cup of Grated Cheese
- 1 Cup of Diced Ham
- 1 cup of Milk
Bake at 180 degrees until golden brown.
Provided by Gayel Porter