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Christmas Finger Food

Christmas Finger Food

STUFFED CHERRY TOMATOES

1 punnet cherry tomatoes
1 small container cottage cheese
1 tbsp finely chopped chives
1 tbsp sliced basil leaves
1 tsp grain mustard
Salt & pepper
METHOD

  • Cut tops off tomato, scoop out flesh
  • Mix cottage cheese, herbs, mustard and seasoning together
  • Fill each tomato with mixture

AUBERGINE PUREE STUFFED CUCUMBER

1 Aubergine
1 clove of Garlic
Squeeze of Lemon juice
Handful Thyme Leaves
1 tsp chopped capers
Salt & Pepper
1 Telegraph Cucumber
METHOD

  • Heat the oven to 180ยบ
  • Put aubergine into oven to bake for 30 minutes
  • When cool enough to handle scoop out flesh into blender
  • Add crushed garlic, squeeze lemon juice, thyme leaves, chopped capers, and salt & pepper
  • Blend well
  • Peel and cut telegraph cucumber in half lengthways
  • Scoop out seeds from middle with a teaspoon
  • When aubergine puree is cool fill cucumber along the centre
  • Cut into bit size slices
  • Arrange on plate and sprinkle cucumber with extra thyme leaves

 

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