My friends may have heard me talk about it one too many times so I think I need to explain just why I love my Thermomix so much. Basically it has revolutionised my cooking as well as helped me manage my kitchen and larder in a much more sustainable way.
So, healthy recipes….
It makes light work of recipes that I used to avoid because they were too complicated. Cauliflower rice and curry dishes for example. With the Thermomix, you can whiz the cauliflower into rice, pop it into a steamer basket and suspend it within the Thermomix while the curry or casserole cooks in the bowl below. In fact, you can steam all sorts of vegetables or protein in the steamer tray or basket...
I threw this one together quickly one day and it worked. I almost like it better than the traditional version. It's definitely much less time-consuming and you can add more or less of the ingredients as you prefer.
2 Medium Courgettes, cut into chunks (@ 1 inch)
1 Aubergine, cut into chunks (@ 1 inch)
2 tomatoes, cut into eighths
1 red onion, cut into eighths
3 cloves garlic, finely sliced
4 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
Large handful of mixed herbs - oregano, basil, thyme, finely chopped
Large pinch of salt and freshly ground black pepper
Put all of the vegetables into an oven-proof dish and pour the...