Risotto with mushrooms, leek and veal steak

Ingredients: 4 persons 400g veal steak 240g risotto rice 1l low-fat broth 500g mushrooms 4 leeks 3 tbsp oil herbs de Provence Ppeper 50ml soya light cream Preparation method: Boil the broth on a low fire. Clean the mushrooms and cut them. Wash the leeks and slice thel. Heat 1 tbsp of oil in a pan and bake the leeks and mushrooms on a low fire. Pour 1 tbsp of oil in a pot and stir the rice through it. Heat it until the rice becomes glass-like. Now add 1 ladle of broth and keep stirring until all the liquid […]

Hutsepot – Typical flemish dish

Ingredients: 8 persons 800g beef (for carbonades) 1,5kg potatoes 4 carrots 4 turnips 1/2 Celeriac 2 celery stalks 2 leeks 250g sprouts 1/2 cabbage 2 onions 3 tbsp liquid margarine Bouquet garni (thymus, bay laurel,…) Low-fat bouillon cube pepper (and salt) Preparation method: Peel the potatoes, carrots, turnips and celeriac. Wash the celery, cabbage, sprouts and leeks. Chop everything. Peel and shred the onions. Heat the margarine in a large cooking pot and fry the onions. Add the beef and add water until everything is immersed. Put the bouqet garni and bouillon cube in the pot and season with pepper […]

Omelette sushi rolls with salmon

Ingredients: 24 pieces 4 eggs 2 teaspoons corn starch 80g cream cheese 1 tbsp inlaid ginger, shredded 1 tbsp fresh chives, shredded 120g salmon, shredded Pepper and salt 2 tbsp oil Some parsley as garnish Preparation method: Mix 1 egg with a teaspoon of water and half a teaspoon corn starch. Add pepper and salt as you like. Heat a pan and grease it with some oil. Bake the egg-mixture on a medium fire. Push the edges to the centre until the egg solidifies. Turn off the fire and leave the omelette to cool for 2minutes. Carefully place the omelette […]

White fish in a jacket

Ingredients: 4 persons 400g (4pieces) white fish, skin and fish bones removed 100g (4slices) smoked ham toothpicks margarine fish herbs Preparation method: Season the fish with fish herbs and wrap them in a slice of ham. To make sure the fish stays nicely wrapped, stick a toothpick through the ham. Bake the fish in a pan. Serve with potatoes and fresh vegetables. Nutritional values:  per 100g per portion Kcal 142 184,7 Protein (g) 21,8 28,4 Lipids (g) 5,7 7,4 Carbohydrates (g) 0,8 1 Dietary Fiber (g) 0 0

Vol au vent

Ingredients: 4 persons 250g mushrooms 400g chicken breast 1 tbsp liquid margarine 50g flour 500ml skimmed milk Low-fat chicken bouillon cube Preparation method: Cut the chicken into cubes and bake them together with the mushrooms in the margarine. Mix flour into the milk and heat it on a fire while stirring continuously. Heat it until it’s right below its cooking point. Add the bouillon cube. When the chicken is ready, put it with the mushrooms in the sauce. Stir some more and it’s done. Serve this with rice and a cold salad. Remarks: The puff pastry cookies that are usually […]

Chicken – tomato skewers

Ingredients: 4 persons 400g chicken brest cut into cubes 3 tbsp tomato paste 2 tbsp honey 2 tbsp worcestershire sauce 250g cherry tomatoes rosemary wooden skewers Preparation method: Soak the skewers in water for 30 minutes so they won’t burn. Preheat the grill at medium setting. Mix the tomato paste, worcestershire sauce, honey and some rosemary in a bowl. Then turn the chicken cubes through the mixture until they’re evenly covered with the marinade. Put a chicken cube on a skewer, followed by a cherry tomato, again a chicken cube an so on. Put the skewers on a baking sheet […]

Strawberries with quark

Ingredients: 1 person 125g strawberries 100g skimmed quark 1 tbsp sugar Preparation method: Wash the strawberries en remove the leaves. Cut them lengthwise into 4 parts. Mix the sugar in the quark en put it in a nice, transparent cup (yes, appearance does matter). Place the strawberries on top. Nutritional values:  per 100g per portion Kcal 66,2 159 Protein (g) 4,3 10,5 Lipids (g) 0,7 1,6 Carbohydrates (g) 10,6 25,4 Dietary Fiber (g) 0,7 1,6

Low-fat orange-apricot cake

Ingredients: 12 slices 125ml orange juice 140g dried apricots 250g self-rising flour 180ml skimmed milk 1 Egg 175g liquid honey 30g margarine Preparation method: Preheat the oven at 180°C and grease a cake tin. Mix the apricots with the orange juice and cook it until it’s completely warmed. Then take it off the fire and let it cool down. Mix the honey, margarine, milk and egg in a bowl and stir well. Put the flour in a large bowl and make a hole in the middle. Pour the milk-mix and apricot-mix in the hole. Now stir everything until you get […]

Crispy chickpeas

Ingredients: 4 persons Can of chickpeas 1 tbsp olive oil 1 tbsp cumin 1 tbsp paprika 1 tbsp pepper 1 tbsp salt (1 tbsp lemon juice) Preparation method: Wash the chickpeas with water and leave them to dry. Put them in a plastic bag together with the olive oil and the seasonings. Close the bag and shake in thoroughly. Make sure the chickpeas are evenly covered in oil and seasonings. Put some bakery paper on a baking sheet and place the chickpeas on it. Put the sheet in the oven for 20 minutes at 200°C. The chickpeas should be golden […]

Noodle salad with tuna

Ingredients: 4 persons 200g spirelli pasta (uncooked) 2 cans of tuna in its own juices (2 x 155g) 3 eggs 1 cucumber 3 tomatoes 4 carrots 2 bell peppers Preparation method:   Boil some water and cook the spirelliin it. Cook the eggs (12 minutes) in another pot with boiling water. Let the cans of tuna leak, then put the tuna in a large bowl and mash it with a fork. Wash the carrots, cucumber, tomatoes and bell peppers. Grate the carrots and chop the cucumber, tomatoes and bell peppers. Put all the vegetables in the bowl with the tuna. Peel […]