Category Archives For: easy side dish

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Caramelized onions for burgers and onion soup

Have you ever wondered how to prepare those beautiful, sweet and delicious caramelized onions for burgers (classic or vegetarian) or for French onion soup? This is a recipe for perfect caramelized onions that I’ve been using for many years, tried and infallible. They are perfect as a condiment or a side dish for many dishes […]

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Grated carrot salad with kefir Dijon sauce

There are not a lot of fresh vegetables available in the winter so often I invent some salads with veggies thet are available throughout the whole year, for example this delicious grated carrot salad. Its simplicity is disarming and the taste is very good thanks to the addition of a savory sauce. The sauce is […]

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Mixed vegetables and pineapple salad

This mixed vegetables and pineapple salad is inspired by a typical Mexican recipe that is pico de gallo where a mixture of fresh and tasty vegetables including red onion, tomatoes and peppers (traditionally green peppers are used) create a flavourful mix that goes perfectly with fish and meat. The addition of fresh pineapple and lime […]

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Chickpea miso hummus

I am a great fan of Japanese miso and chickpea hummus. Combining these two flavors together I discovered one of my favorite hummus variations. Creamy, fragrant, with a slight nutty aftertaste thanks to the union between tahini, miso and olive oil. This version of hummus is without garlic but with lemon juice to give that […]

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Garlicky savoy cabbage and potatoes

This super simple and tasty vegetarian side dish with potatoes and savoy cabbage was inspired by a Irish dish, the colcannon. I readjusted the amount of butter and opted for the use of leek instead of onions or green onions because it is more delicate and I prefer it more. Instructions: Garlicky savoy cabbage and […]

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Baked red onions with Gaeta olives

These oven baked red onions are a very tasty and fragrant side dish. Slightly sour thanks to the addition of apple vinegar but at the same time soft and inviting. Enriched with a mixture of crispy bread, sage, rosemary and Gaeta olives. Recipe inspired by Donna Hay Magazine. Instructions: Baked red onions with Gaeta olives […]

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Honey glazed carrots with thyme and mustard

Delicious oven baked, honey glazed carrots that get their sweetness and amazing flavor from honey mixed with mustard, garlic and fresh thyme. These glazed carrots are a super easy and healthy side dish. Instructions: Honey glazed carrots with thyme and mustard Mix oil with honey then add mustard, finely chopped garlic clove, fresh thyme and […]

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Grilled zucchini hummus with fresh thyme

A delicious chickpea hummus variation with grilled zucchini, fresh thyme and grated lemon zest. Rich, dense, creamy and fresh. Instructions: Grilled zucchini hummus with fresh thyme Wash the zucchini and cut off the tips. Using a sharp knife or a mandolin slicer, cut the zucchini into long strips (about 0,5 cm high). Brush with some […]

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Potato and white bean salad with garlic dressing

This simple potato and white bean salad is garnished with a mixture of parsley, vinegar, garlic and oregano. Easy, quick and flavourful side dish. Instructions: Potato and white bean salad with garlic dressing Boil the potatoes in salty water until they are tender. Drain and put aside until they cool down completely. Mix vinegar with […]

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Fresh mixed salad with chickpeas and feta

With the arrival of the summer heat there is nothing better than a nice fresh mixed salad with chickpeas and feta. It is rich in fresh flavors from cucumber and tomato and full of nutritious ingredients such as green olives, Greek feta cheese and chickpeas. This salad is perfect as a side dish or for […]