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Guacamole

Lets mash that avocado for a perfect guacamole. Recipe here using cocavo oil:

Ingredients:

6 Avocados
2 tbsp COCAVO raw oil
Half red onion chopped
1 cup chopped cherry tomatoes
2 large cloves of garlic crushed
2 chillies chopped
Juice of one lemon
Salt and pepper to taste
Coriander to garnish

Method:

1 Halve and remove stone from the Avocados and scoop out into a bowl.
2 Mash avocados.
3 Add in melted COCAVO oil, and mix until combined.
4 Add in the rest of the ingredients and mix gently, just enough so that all the ingredients are evenly distributed.
5 Serve in a bowl with corn chips, cucumber, carrots, toasted bread or anything else you desire!

 

Make sure you get your COCAVO and other ingredients for your recipes from your local COCAVO stockists found here.

Turmeric and Lemon Cauliflower Salad

This healthy salad will surely put a smile to you face. Check out the recipe here:

Ingredients:

1 Head of cauliflower
1 Can chickpeas (rinsed and drained)
1 Tbsp ground turmeric
1 Tbsp cumin seeds
1 Tbsp fennel seeds
1/2 cup COCAVO Turmeric & Lemon
Juice of half a lemon
Salt and pepper to season

Method:

1 Cut cauliflower into florets.
2 Place cauliflower on a lined baking tray with the chickpeas.
3 Pour over COCAVO oil, turmeric, lemon juice and cumin and fennel seeds.
4 Toss cauliflower and chickpeas until all are coated evenly.
5 Season.
6 Place in preheated oven 180C, for around 30mins.

Dressing:

1/4 Aioli or Mayonnaise
1 tbsp COCAVO Turmeric & Lemon
Juice of half a lemon
Salt and pepper to season

Method:

1 Place all ingredients in a bowl and mix together.
2 Leave in the fridge before serving.

Topping:
Pomegranate seeds ( from one pomegranate )
1 avocado a handful of coriander

Arrange cooked cauliflower and chickpeas on a platter, drizzle over the dressing and sprinkle avocado, pomegranate and coriander.

Enjoy!

 

Make sure you get your COCAVO and other ingredients for your recipes from your local COCAVO stockists found here.

Vegetable Tart

Do you believe that vegetables can be a tart? Find out here!

Ingredients:

1 Kumara or Sweet Potato
1 Potato 1 Capsicum
1/2 Red onion 10 Stalks of asparagus

1/2 cup Ingredients :
1 Kumara 1 Potato
1 Capsicum 1/2 Red onion
10 Stalks of asparagus

1/2 cup Ingredients :
1 Kumara 1 Potato
1 Capsicum
1/2 Red onion
10 Stalks of asparagus
1/2 cup COCAVO Chilli and Lime, melted
Two sheets puff pastry

Garnish :
1 Tomato chopped
1/2 Avocado cubed
Handful of chopped basil
Juice of 1 lemon

Method:

1 Cut kumara and potato into same sized cubes.
2 Cut the capsicum lengthways and slice the red onion.
3 Cut the ends off the asparagus (about 1 inch).
4 Lay all vegetables on a lined baking tray.
5 Pour over the melted COCAVO and season.
6 Toss vegetables so they are evenly coated.
7 Place in preheated 180C oven and roast for 25-35 mins.
8 While the vegetables are cooking.
9 Place the first square of puff pastry on a lined baking tray.
10 Cut the second piece of puff pastry into vertical quarters.
11 Take one of the long pieces of puff pastry and lay on one of the sides of the square.
12 Press down the sides and fold quarter in half.
13 Curve the pastry up to form a wall.
14 Make sure both pastry pieces are pressed together so there are no gaps.
15 Repeat this step with the other three pieces of pastry to form a square tart case.
16 This can be rough and doesn’t have to look perfect ( it puffs up when cooked and gets rid of any rough edges)
17 Place pastry in an oven preheated to 180C and bake for 10-15mins or until golden brown and puffy.
18 When you remove pastry case from the oven you may have to push down the centre to get rid of excess air, and to allow a flat surface for vegetables to lie on.
19 Transfer the roasted vegetables to the middle of the puff pastry. 20 You may put back in oven for a few mins to warm the pastry, this dish is perfect served warm or cold.
21 Squeeze over lemon juice.
22 Arrange tomato and avocado in the centre and sprinkle over a few basil leaves.
23 Season and drizzle with glazed balsamic vinegar. Serve immediately.

Make sure you get your COCAVO and other ingredients for your recipes from your local COCAVO stockists found here.