• Summer-Ready Fruit Recipes

    Summer-Ready Fruit Recipes

    In season, fresh and spilling over the shelves in the shops, use this gorgeous produce to create summer-ready fruit recipes

    LAMB CHOPS WITH NECTARINE AND MINT SALSA
    Serves: 4
    Prep: 25 min
    Cook: 10 min

    INGREDIENTS
    For The Chops
    8 lamb chops
    2 tbsp olive oil
    For The Salsa
    2 nectarines, chopped
    1 tbsp mint, finely chopped and extra
    sprigs for serving
    red pepper, chopped
    red onion, finely chopped
    1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
    2 tbsp lemon juice

    METHOD
    For The Chops
    1. Preheat a griddle pan over high heat.
    2. Drizzle the lamb chops with oil and season well with salt and pepper.
    3. Grill the chops for 3–4 minutes per side until cooked through, then remove from the heat and rest for 5 minutes before serving.
    For The Salsa
    1. Combine all the ingredients together.
    2. Serve the lamb chops topped with a spoonful of salsa and a few sprigs of mint.

     

    PAPAYA COCONUT SQUARES
    Makes: 9 squares
    Prep: 25 min
    Cook: 40 min

    INGREDIENTS
    For The Crust
    cup nutty wheat flour
    cup oats
    cup desiccated coconut
    tsp salt
    1 tbsp honey
    3 tbsp coconut oil, melted
    cup plain yoghurt
    1 egg, beaten
    For The Filling
    1 cups papaya puree
    3 eggs
    1 tbsp lemon juice
    3 tbsp honey
    Pinch salt
    3 tbsp corn flour
    3 tbsp water
    To Serve
    2 tbsp desiccated coconut
    cup coconut
    flakes, toasted

    METHOD
    For The Crust
    1. Preheat oven to 180°C and line a 20 × 20 cm baking tin with baking paper.
    2. Combine flour, oats, desiccated coconut and salt. Add the honey and coconut oil and mix.
    3. Add in the yoghurt and egg to form a soft dough.
    4. Press the dough into the baking tin and bake for 12–15 minutes until golden brown.
    For The Filling
    1. Whisk the papaya puree, eggs, lemon juice, honey and salt together, until combined.
    2. Mix the cornflour and water together to form a paste and whisk it into the papaya mixture.
    3. Pour the filling over the crust and bake for 20–25 minutes until the filling is set in the middle.
    To Serve
    1. Allow to cool completely before cutting into squares and topping with coconut.

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