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You just can’t beat a good guacamole, this recipe takes minutes tastes amazing and will have your friends green with envy! INGREDIENTS Enough for 1 bowl of guacamole Cooking time -15 minutes 2 large ripe avacado’s 1 tomato ½ small red onion, handful of coriander 2 limes, juiced 2 tblsp olive oil ½ tsp salt ground pepper METHOD Destone the avacados, I find it easier if you score the flesh in a criss cross style then scoop out, you end up with chunks. Slighty mash but not overly as you want to get chunks of avocado in your mouth! Finely chop the onion, tomato and coriander and mix into the avocado. Add the lime juice, salt, olive oil and pepper.

Tomato Salsa

I love a good dip and this one is a firm favourite…readymade salsa’s don’t even come close! INGREDIENTS Enough for one bowl of salsa Cooking time – 10 minutes 3 tomatoes 1 small red onion Handful of coriander 1 clove garlic Juice of ½ a lemon ½ inch jiggery (if you don’t have jiggery I have put a cheeky squeeze of ketchup..only in emergency’s!) 1 chillie, de-seeded ½ tsp salt METHOD Add to a food processor and pulse, be careful not to over whizz, you want a chunky consistency.

Pesto – Makes about a Jam jar’s worth

Love this cute little recipe, love it even more as you can keep it in the fridge and it will keep for two weeks. Imagine you’ve just got home after a crazy day at work, the commute from hell…wedged up under somebodies armpit. You haven’t done your food shop… but wait you have a jar of this yumminess calling out your name. Put on some spaghetti add a couple spoons of the Pesto and finish with lots of cracked black pepper and sprinkling of parmesan. This one’s just for pleasure! Check out ‘For fish lovers’ section for my ‘cauliflower mash with Pesto cod. INGREDIENTS Lasts 2 weeks in the fridge Ready in 15 minute 50 g pine nuts 50 g grated parmesan large handful of basil 150ml olive oil 1 garlic clove juice of 1 lime METHOD Gently toast pine nuts in a frying pan on a low heat until golden. Add to a food processor with all the other ingredients and whiz until smooth. Add to a jar and top up with a little …