Starters Recipes

Set the festive mood for Christmas with these lips smacking Christmas starter recipes. Serve your guest and we are sure that they will love it.

Olive Crostini

Ingredients:
1) Baguette - 12 small pieces.
2) Olive oil (for baking).
3) Tapenade (black olive paste) - 1/3 cup (60 g).
4) Small capers - 36.
5) Cherry tomato quarters/cucumber slices.


Also needed:
1) A baking sheet.

Crostini with ToppingsInstructions:
1) Preheat the oven to 400 degree Fahrenheit.

2) Sprinkle a little olive oil over the baguette pieces.

3) Place the oiled baguettes on a baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes or until lightly browned.

4) Spread out each slice with tapenade. Top with the capers/cherry tomato quarters/cucumber slices. Serve warm.


Tuna Diamonds

Ingredients:
1) Olive oil - 2 tbsp.
2) Tuna steak - 7 oz (200 g).


For the Guacamole:
1) Flesh of 1 ripe avocado.
2) White part of 3 scallions.
3) Coriander(cilantro) leaves - 2 tbsp.
4) Jalapeno peppers - 1-2, with core and seeds removed.
7) Juice of 1/2 lime.
8) Extra coriander(cilantro) leaves (to garnish).


Also needed:
A heavy griddle pan.


Tuna DiamondsInstructions:
1) Preheat the oven to 400 degree Fahrenheit.

2) Sprinkle a little olive oil over the baguette pieces.

3) Place the oiled baguettes on a baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes or until lightly browned.

4) Spread out each slice with tapenade. Top with the capers/cherry tomato quarters/cucumber slices. Serve warm.



  

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