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Thursday Throws

Beef Fajitas

Serves 4 people Approximate Time: 10 mins.

Ingredients:
8 flour tortillas
450g (1lb) beef steak, cut into strips
1 yellow pepper, cut into strips
2 large red chillies, deseeded and cut into strips
150g (5oz) grated cheddar cheese

2 tbsp. vegetable oil
1 green pepper, cut into strips
1 onion, sliced into 8 wedges
150 ml (¼ pint) fresh soured cream

Method:

  1. Preheat the oven to 150°C/300°F/Gas Mark 2.
  2. Wrap the flour tortillas in foil and place in the oven to warm through.
  3. Heat the oil in a griddle pan or large frying pan. Add beef strips and fry for 4 mins. Set aside and keep hot. Add chopped vegetables, fry for 5 mins. until tender and slightly charred. You may need to do this in batches.
  4. Remove the tortillas from the oven. Serve the beef, charred vegetables, soured cream and cheese alongside the tortillas, and allow people to roll up their own tortilla.

 

 

Strawberry Creamy Cornish

Serves 4 people Approximate Time: 10 mins.
Ingredients:
450g (1lb) strawberries, hulled
Rind of 1 lemon
250g (8oz) clotted cream
50g (2oz) icing sugar
110g (4oz) all butter shortbread
Mint sprigs, to decorate

Method:

  1. Place the strawberries, icing sugar and lemon rind in a food processor and whizz to a coarse pulp.
  2. Place the biscuits in a food bag and lightly crush using a rolling pin.
  3. Spoon a layer of the strawberry compôte into the bottom of a glass. Top with the clotted cream and a sprinkling of crushed biscuits.
  4. Serve decorated with a mint sprig.

 

Our thanks to the Dairy Diary for their contribution of these menus...

 

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