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Mozzarella in the blanket

Postby leeza09 » Tue Dec 08, 2009 6:54 am

50 ml balsamic vinegar
240 g mozzarella cheese cut in rectangles of about 30g each
4 spinach leaves, roughly torn
30 ml olive oil
4 mixed bell peppers
10 g garlic flakes, chopped
1 onion chopped
20g basil leaves chopped
20 g parsley chopped


1. add the balsamic vinegar to a pan and simmer for five minutes, until reduced to a thick consistency. keep aside to cool
2. wrap the mozzarella cheese tightly with the spinach leaf and leave in the fridge.
3. meanwhile heat 20 ml of olive oil in a pan and clean and cut the bell peppers into strips. then pan fry them with the chopped basil leaves and chopped parsley
4. add the remaining olive oil to a baking tray and roast the wrapped mozzarella for a couple of minutes in a pre heated oven
5.serve hot with the pan fried bell peppers and drizzle the reduced balsamic vinegar over to finish.
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Postby appledore » Tue Dec 08, 2009 5:39 pm

I like the sound of that Leeza, I like anything with cheese. :)
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Postby WILL*REMAIN*STRONG » Tue Dec 08, 2009 5:50 pm

I like pigs in blankets but this sounds more healthy, although I couldn't see it going down too well if I served them to hubby whilst I ate pigs in blankets, he would feel very hard done by. :lol:
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Postby leeza09 » Wed Dec 09, 2009 5:44 am

lol ... thank you ladies for your support. and WILL i just cant figure out what you were saying about the pigs in blanket??????
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Postby WILL*REMAIN*STRONG » Wed Dec 09, 2009 12:26 pm

leeza09 wrote: WILL i just cant figure out what you were saying about the pigs in blanket??????


Hi Leeza, the pigs in blankets are sausages wrapped in bacon. My hubby loves this kind of food and is not so keen on healthier alternatives, but I am helping him at the moment to lose weight and he is doing really well so healthier alternatives are what he gets.

So if I was to eat pigs in blankets while he eats healthy food he will feel all left out, don't worry your recipe sounds yummy and I shall try it, but won't tease hubby with the piggies. :lol: I will eat the same and then all is fair. :)

Leeza, do you have any good chocolate recipes?
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Postby arborlad » Wed Dec 09, 2009 5:28 pm

WILL*REMAIN*STRONG wrote:
Leeza, do you have any good chocolate recipes?



Who needs recipes :roll:

Buy bar of chocolate - eat bar of chocolate :D
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Postby WILL*REMAIN*STRONG » Thu Dec 10, 2009 12:20 am

arborlad wrote:Who needs recipes :roll:

Buy bar of chocolate - eat bar of chocolate :D


I eat chocolate in bar form every day, recipes for puddings are fun though. I could serve a bar of chocolate in a few different ways...got any ideas? :lol:
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Postby leeza09 » Thu Dec 10, 2009 12:00 pm

WILL*REMAIN*STRONG wrote:
Leeza, do you have any good chocolate recipes?


Will search my recipe book...(long time since i touched it :shock: ) will find one for you WILL. i have chocolate macaroon recipe will share it tomorrow. :)
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Postby WILL*REMAIN*STRONG » Thu Dec 10, 2009 12:54 pm

leeza09 wrote:Will search my recipe book...(long time since i touched it :shock: ) will find one for you WILL. i have chocolate macaroon recipe will share it tomorrow. :)


If the book has cobwebs please don't add them. :wink:

Chocolate macaroon sounds yummy, look forward to it. If you can find anything with meringues, cream and chocolate I will squeak! :lol:
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Postby appledore » Thu Dec 10, 2009 5:36 pm

WILL*REMAIN*STRONG wrote:I eat chocolate in bar form every day, recipes for puddings are fun though. I could serve a bar of chocolate in a few different ways...got any ideas? :lol:


Bar of chocolate with custard.
Bar of chocolate with white sauce.
Bar of chocolate with jelly.
Bar of chocolate with meringue.

I could go on. :lol: :lol:
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Postby WILL*REMAIN*STRONG » Thu Dec 10, 2009 5:55 pm

appledore wrote:I could go on. :lol: :lol:


Please do, I like reading chocolate too. :lol: :wink:
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