Wednesday, 26 July 2017

Linguine Vegetable Medley

The summer holidays have begun which means those of you with families have a busy summer ahead and we all know everyone becomes just that little bit more indulgent in the summer. One of the easiest ways to get in your five a day is by cooking up this colourful Linguine vegetable medley. One that's flavourful; the chilli powder gives it a fiery kick, lemon adds a hint of sweetness and citrus, mixed herbs enhance the overall taste and turmeric gives this dish it's gorgeous, bright colour. Of course, the range of vegetables in this medley ensures that your taste buds pick up the variety of textures, you will not be disappointed.
Prep: 5 mins                                                                                                      Cooking: 20 mins
Makes: 3-4 servings

What you need:
  • 9 ounces Linguine
  • 2 handfuls of broccoli florets
  • 110g Green Beans, chopped
  • 2 sweet potatoes, chopped and boiled until soft
  • 2 large tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 1/4 medium-sized onion
  • 3 tablespoons greek yoghurt
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 carrots, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 tspn ginger powder
  • 4 large whole chillies
  • 1 tablespoon mixed herbs 
  • 1 tablespoon chilli sauce
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

Method:
  1. Place linguine in large pot, add in boiling water and cook on medium heat. Drain and set aside.
  2.  Blend tomatoes, chilli sauce, garlic, water, salt and spices until smooth. Set aside.
  3. Heat oil in a large wok. Add all vegetable ingredients (do not add tomatoes or linguine yet) and fry for 2 minutes.
  4. Add blended mixture and linguine to wok, mix well and allow to simmer for 10 minutes.
  5. Serve.

Ideal for those warm summer nights in.
Nokhuthula xo
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