We are all becoming aware of the poor affects for taking on added simple (refined) sugars, but most of us still have a liking for sweetness. In this recipe I am going to show you the easy healthy way to add sweetness to your tomatoes. Its using one of life’s most amazing natural ingredients.
Its incredible what natural produce can do! These tomatoes have so much beautiful long lasting flavour to them and you can even make them sweeter too. By following the simple trick below you will learn how break down, tenderize the tomatoes and make them succulent and sweet. Trust me make sure you make enough of this dish as it goes very quickly!
Whats really cool is you can take the simple method below and apply to a lot of fruits and vegetables. What a game changer
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: N/A Cost: $5-7
Benefits of Tomatoes
These tomatoes not only taste wicked they are a strong source vitamins and minerals for heart health. Whilst they assist in aiding in blood flow, a strong helper in fat loss, they also work on reducing your blood pressure and improving your eye sight! Talk about a food for a healthy win!
This recipe becomes a favorite for the Christmas feasts, so if you are after an easy side dish to take to a party or to serve on the table, this is definitely a go too!
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Happy natural sweet making!
1 Punnet Sweet Kumato Tomatoes, sliced in half
3 Lemon Juice & Zest
5 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Pinch of Salt
2 Cups Ricotta
3 Sprigs of Dill, finely chopped 2 tsp Honey
2 Handfuls of Rocket or Bitter leaves (eg. Witloff) 1 Green Apple, sliced
2 Tbsp of Dukkah or make your own: 1/2 Cup Coriander Seeds, crushed 1/2 Cup Hazelnuts, crushed
1 Tbsp Salt
- In a bowl combine your tomatoes with the 1/2 Cup of Lemon juice, a pinch of salt and 1 Tbsp of olive oil. Allow to sit and sweeten up for a minimum of 20 minutes. You can also do this overnight for a stronger flavour.
- Whisk your ricotta in a medium size bowl until light and fluffy (about 30 seconds). You can also use a mix master on low-medium speed. Fold through remaining lemon juice, and zest and set aside
- Using a blender or simply a spoon and a bowl, mix together the dill, honey, 4 Tbsp of olive oil and a pinch of salt
- If your making your own dukkah combine all ingredients in spice mix or mortar and pestle, set aside.
- To serve spread your lemon whipped ricotta onto a serving plate or board, combine your apple, rocket, basil and tomatoes in a bowl and place on top of the ricotta. Spoon over your dill oil and finish with a sprinkling of dukkah