Tuesday, 29 September 2015

Recipes for Making Roasted Red Pepper Dip, Garlic Crostini and Marinated Mushrooms

The recipes here are quick and easy low fat recipes for making roasted red pepper dip, garlic crostini and marinated mushrooms. The procedures described here are easy to understand.

Recipe for Roasted Red Pepper Dip


* 250g of light cream cheese                                                                 
* 3 roasted red pepper                                                                          
* 2 cloves of garlic                                                                               
* 1 small Onion


- Shred the garlic and onion
- Remove the seeds from the red pepper
- Put the cheese, garlic and red pepper into a blender and grind to obtain a smooth mixture
- Serve after 24 hours (the following day). It can be served with crostini, crackers or crisps.

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Recipe for Garlic Crostini


* 50ml of pure olive oil                      
* 2 cloves of garlic                          
* 1 Baguette


- Cut the baguette into 2cm slices
- Shred the garlic cloves into small pieces
- Mix the olive oil and garlic in a bowl
- Preheat an oven to a temperature of 180oC
- Put the baguette slices on a baking sheet and rub with the olive oil and garlic mixture
- Bake for about 10 minutes in order to make it lightly toasted
- Serve with dips and spreads

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Recipe for Marinated Mushrooms


* 50ml of pure olive oil                                          
* 50ml of chopped parsley                                     
* 1 bay leaf                                                                                  
* 1 onion                                                        
* 1 clove of garlic                                          
* 1/2 teaspoon of dried thyme                       
* A pinch of ground clove spice                    
* 470g of mushrooms                                    
* 1/4 teaspoon of ground pepper                   
* 1/2 teaspoon of salt


- Shred the garlic glove and onion into small sizes
- Put the onion, garlic, olive oil, parsley, bay leaf, thyme, pepper, clove spice and salt into a saucepan. Add about 50ml of water and stir very well.
- Boil at a moderate heat for about 3 minutes. Add the mushrooms and stir. Then cook at moderate heat for about 20 minutes, while stirring at intervals of 5 minutes.
- Allow it to cool to room temperature before serving. It can be stored in the refrigerator for about 4 to 5 days. Take a desired amount, warm and bring to room temperature each time it is to be served.

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