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Yoghurt vegetable slice

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I’m fussy when it comes to vegetables. I don’t eat enough of them, I don’t eat them by choice and growing up I would refuse to eat them. A small, round Greek girl running away from zucchini, eggplant and tomato – that was unheard of! As an adult I know I have to eat them so I am always looking at ways to ‘hide’ them. This vegetable slice is a perfect example. Excellent for children or children-like-adults such as me!
Ingredients 1 zucchini - grated2 small potatoes - grated1 carrot - grated1 onion – cut finely100g corn150g Ricotta1.5 teaspoon of mixed herbs1 garlic clove – cut finely½ cup S/R flour3 eggs1/3 cup yoghurtSalt and pepper
Method: Pre-heat oven at 200 degree fan-forcedGrease a tray approximately 20cm x 15cmGrate zucchini, small potatoes, carrot and onion in a food processorAdd corn, ricotta, herbs and garlic to the grated vegetablesSift in flour and mix wellMix eggs in a separate bowl and add to the vegetable mixture. Stir until combinedMix in Greek yoghurtAdd salt and pepper …

Chicken yoghurt schnitzels

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When I think of schnitzels, I think of Verandah Bar on Martin Place, and its $10 schnitzels on Tuesday nights back when I lived in Sydney in 2009. I always looked forward to those schnitzels but now I try and find a healthier alternative to fulfill my craving.
Ingredients: ½ cup yoghurt2 chicken breast¾ cup breadcrumbs½ cup flourSalt and pepperDried oreganoLemon to serve
Method: Cut chicken thinly and use a mallet to ensure they are even pieces so it cooks through evenlyPut flour in one bowl with salt and pepperPut yoghurt in a second bowlPut breadcrumbs with dried oregano in a third bowlPut one piece of chicken in the flour, shake to remove excess flour, place in the yoghurt, hold up to drain excess yoghurt and place in breadcrumbs until well covered.Repeat with all pieces of chickenHeat frying pan and fill with oil around 0.5cm highOnce oil is hot cook the chicken until brown and crispyPut on paper towel to drain excess oilServe with lemon and vegetables or salad. I served it with chi…