25 Jan

The Cheeky Christmas Turkey & Stuffing Calzone Wrap

Cheeky Christmas Turkey & Stuffing Calzone Wrap

Serves 1
Prep time 10 minutes
Cook time 4 minutes
Total time 14 minutes
Meal type Lunch
Portion Size 190g
Nutrition Per Portion
Calories Sugar Fat Saturates Salt
400 7.7g 13g 5g 1g
Serves: 1
Calories: 400
Time: 15 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 x 10”(25cm) Tortilla wrap, seeded
  • 30g Sage and onion stuffing
  • 1 teaspoon Cranberry Sauce
  • 30g Turkey breast roasted and shredded
  • 40g Peppers red, shredded
  • 25g Cheeky Cow Half Fat Mature Cheese grated
  • 2 tablespoons Coriander chopped
  • 2 pinches Pepper black ground

Directions

Advanced Prep
1 Make up the stuffing to a light mix easy to spread. Pre-heat an electric sandwich grill.
Method
2 Lay the wrap on chopping board or clean work surface, cover with lightly made stuffing in the centre, spoon on the cranberry.
3 Top with the turkey, peppers and cheese leaving an edge of 1cm (½"). Moisten the edge with a little water to seal the wrap.
4 Fold the wrap in half, pinching in the ends to maintain a tight seal the moistened edge.
5 Place in the pre-heated grill and grill for 3-4 minutes or until cooked and the cheese is melted.
6 Remove, cut in half and serve.

Note

Equipment:
Cutting board, kitchen knife, table knife, pastry brush, kettle, mixing bowl, electric sandwich grill.

Cheeky Handy Hint:
Wraps can be given an Indian theme by using Chapatis and sprinkling the filling with a little cumin powder.

Cheeky Healthy Hint:
To reduce calories by 55 (14%), fat by 2g (15%) and saturated fat by .6g (12%) replace the seeded 10" wrap with a plain 8" wrap.

Cheeky Cow Half Fat Mature Cheese has 50% less fat and saturated fat than mature cheddar, 36% less calories and 19% more protein and 13% more calcium.

25 Jan

Cheeky Cheese Ravioli and Tomato Sauce

Cheeky Cheese Ravioli and Tomato Sauce

Serves 5
Prep time 25 minutes
Cook time 4 minutes
Total time 29 minutes
Meal type Lunch, Main Dish
Portion Size 225g
Nutrition Per Portion
Calories Sugar Fat Saturates Salt
395 4.5g 19g 5.1g 0.205g
Serves: 4 People
Calories: 385
Time: 35 mins

Ingredients

Tomato Sauce

  • 1 Garlic clove (Crushed and Chopped)
  • 150g Tomatoes roughly chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Vinegar balsamic
  • 200g Tomatoes copped & canned
  • 1 tablespoon Basil roughly chopped
  • 1 Large pinch Black Pepper Ground

Tomato Sauce (Optional)

  • 1/2 teaspoon Sugar

Pasta Dough

  • 200g Flour plain premium “00” grade
  • 1 1/2 Eggs medium, beaten
  • 1 Egg yolk, beaten
  • 1 tablespoon Water
  • 1 tablespoon Oil, olive

Cheese Filling

  • 150ml Water boiling
  • 50g Buttery style spread
  • 75g Flour plain white
  • 1 Egg medium, beaten
  • 75g Cheeky Cow Half Fat Mature Cheese
  • 1 Small Chilli pepper green, deseeded and chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin powder
  • 1 tablespoon Basil leaves and stalks

Directions

Advanced Prep
1 Pre prepare the tomato sauce, pasta dough and cheese filling.
Tomato Sauce
2 In a saucepan add the garlic, tomatoes, balsamic vinegar, basil and pepper. Bring to the boil and simmer gently for 3-5 minutes.
3 Allow to cool slightly and puree with an electric hand blitzer or processor - cover and set aside.
Pasta Dough
4 In a basin mix all the pasta ingredients together and turn out onto a clean dry surface and knead until smooth and elastic. Wrap in cling film and refrigerate
Cheese Filling
5 In a small saucepan bring the water, buttery, chilli and cumin to the boil add the flour and mix to a smooth paste until it leaves the sides of the pan clean, remove from the heat and mix in the cheese.
6 When cooled mix in the beaten egg, cover with clingfilm and refrigerate until required for use.
The Ravioli
7 Roll out half the pasta dough, using plenty of flour to a paper thin thickness. Spoon or pipe out small teaspoon portions of cheese filling, allowing space for square or round ravioli of 5cm (1.5").
8 Roll out half the pasta dough, using plenty of flour to a paper thin thickness. Spoon or pipe out small teaspoon portions of cheese filling, allowing space for square or round ravioli of 5cm (1.5").
9 To poach place the ravioli in gently simmering lemon flavoured water and simmer for 3-5 minutes until thoroughly cooked.
10 Remove with a slotted spoon, place either on a plate or gratin dish as required garnished with a little chopped basil and grated cheese (optional).

Note

Equipment:
Cutting board, kitchen knife, cheese grater, saucepan x 2, spatula, basin, mixing bowl, large gratin dish, rolling pin, ravioli cutters.

Cheeky Service Hint:
Serve with a crisp green salad of choice and crusty whole meal bread

Cheeky Handy Hint:
A pasta roller can make the rolling easier but make sure you follow the instructions for use.

Cheeky Healthy Hint:
Cheeky Cow Half Fat Mature Cheese has 50% less fat and saturated fat than mature cheddar, 36% less calories and 19% more protein and 13% more calcium.
Tomatoes - are low in Sodium, and very low in Saturated Fat and Cholesterol and are also a good source of Vitamin E (Alpha Tocopherol), Thiamin, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Folate, Magnesium, Phosphorus and Copper, and a very good source of Dietary Fibre, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Potassium and Manganese. A large portion of the calories in tomatoes come from sugars.

25 Jan

Cheeky Minted Cheesy Dauphinoise Potatoes

Cheeky Minted Cheesy Dauphinoise Potatoes

Serves 4
Prep time 15 minutes
Cook time 1 hour, 45 minutes
Total time 2 hours
Meal type Main Dish
Portion Size 126g
Nutrition Per Portion
Calories Sugar Fat Saturates Salt
172 2.1g 7g 4.4g 0.321g
Serves: 4
Calories: 172
Time: 2 hrs

Ingredients

  • 500g Potatoes peeled and thinly sliced
  • 125ml Cream single
  • 75ml Milk semi – skimmed
  • 3 Garlic cloves crushed and chopped
  • 15g Breadcrumbs fresh
  • 2 teaspoons Mint chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Parsley chopped
  • 60g Cheeky Cow Half Fat Mature Cheese, grated

Directions

Advanced Prep
1 Wash the potatoes well before preparation. Mix the chopped parsley and mint together with the grated cheese (optional). Pre-heat an oven to 180ºC (350ºF) gas 4.
Method
2 Cut the peeled potatoes in 2mm slices
3 Place potatoes, garlic, cream, milk and nutmeg into a saucepan, bring to boil gently.
4 Transfer to a gratin dish, and flatten the potatoes down
5 Bake in the pre-heated oven for 1½ hours or until a nice crust is formed and all liquid absorbed
6 To finish sprinkle the cheese, breadcrumbs, chopped mint and parsley combined over the potatoes and brown lightly under a hot grill or in a hot oven.

Note

Equipment:
Cutting board, kitchen knife, spatula, saucepan, gratin dish.

Cheeky Service Hint:
Serve with grilled English Lamb Cutlets and a Redcurrant Sauce

Cheeky Handy Hint:
Use potatoes in season and favourites such as Maris Pipers.

Cheeky Healthy Hint:
Cheeky Cow Half Fat Mature Cheese has 50% less fat and saturated fat than mature cheddar, 36% less calories and 19% more protein and 13% more calcium.

Potatoes are very low in Saturated Fat, Cholesterol and Sodium and are also a good source of Dietary Fibre, Vitamin B6 and Potassium, and a very good source of Vitamin C.