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Classic Coleslaw

You just can’t beat home made coleslaw… packed full of crunchy veggies and dressed in a cool, silky smooth dressing… no BBQ or picnic sandwich is complete without it!

 

To serve 8 as a side dish:

Ingredients: 

1/2 a summer cabbage

2 red onions

1 bunch of carrots

3 tablespoons of mayonnaise or veganaise 

1/4 of a lemon

Sea salt

Freshly ground black pepper

 

Method:

Herby Garlic Butter

This is a great way to use up those last few sprigs of herbs or cloves of garlic. It freezes brilliantly too, ready and waiting to make some jazzed up garlic bread or melting onto hot sweetcorn!

 

Ingredients: 

Quantities for this recipe are very flexible so whether you have a little bit less or want to use a little bit more, it’s totally up to you. Here are our guideline recommendations:

 

A handful of basil, stalks included

A couple of sprigs of rosemary, stalks removed

Naked Slaw

We love a classic slaw but sometimes the occasion calls for a dressed down version! So we’ve jumbled up ALL the crunchy veggies with zesty lemon and fresh mint… simply delicious served with crispy baked Jersey Royal potatoes and BBQ’d veggie skewers!

 

To serve 8 as a side dish:

Ingredients:

1/2 a Summer cabbage

2 red onions

1 bunch of carrots

2 tablespoons of olive oil

The juice of 2 lemons

1 handful of mint leaves removed from the stalks

How To Love Your Basil With No Waste!

We want you to squeeze every mouthful out of your Boxxfresh produce so we've started a series of tips and tricks to help you use up every morsal!

Hate Waste Basil Ice Cubes

If you haven't had a chance to use up all your basil and find it in the fridge looking a little tired and limp - this is great way to turn them into basil ice cubes ready to be dropped into sauces, soups and stews!

 

Kit:

All you will need is an ice tray and a freezer.

 

Magic Banana Ice Cream

This is truely magical ice cream... it's made using just 1 ingredient and has all the wonderful, cooling, scrumptious deliciousness of normal ice cream!

To make approximately 1 litre of ice cream:

6 Bananas

 

Equipment we’ve used:

Kenwood food processor with s-shape application (the standard blending/chopping application)

Greaseproof paper

Freezable container

 

Method:

Sweetcorn & Spring Onion Fritters With Tabasco Yogurt

 

Makes 8 - 10 fritters

 

Ingredients:

2 ears of corn, kernels cut away from the husk

2 spring onions, finely chopped

2 green chillies (or to your preference), deseeded and finely chopped 

1 big handful of coriander, finely chopped

2 eggs

2 heaped tbsp plain flour, gluten free plain flour or chickpea flour

Sea salt 

Freshly ground black pepper

Olive oil

4 tbsp yogurt of your choice, we use KoKo coconut yogurt 

Tabasco sauce 

 

Tomato & Basil Bruschetta

Who can resist a tomato and basil combo?! These flavour bursting bruschettas can be assembled in minutes for a real taste of the Med!

 

Ingredients per person:

 

2 slices of bread of your choice, we love using Vegbred!

A handful of tomatoes, ideally at room temperature

1 spring onion

4 or 5 basil leaves

1 small clove of garlic, peeled

Sea salt

Freshly ground black pepper

Extra virgin olive oil

 

Method: