June 20, 2018

SPINACH AVOCADO PARCELS

Ingredients:
Cottage cheese - 250 gms
Fresh mint - 2 tbsp (chopped)
Parsley - 2 tbsp (chopped)
Large onion - 1 (chopped)
Butter - little
Sweet paprika - 1/2 tsp
Cooked brown rice - 1 cup
Avocados - 2 (diced)
Large spinach leaves - 8 (stems carefully removed)

Method:

  • Saute onion slices in a butter with 1/2 tsp of sweet paprika.
  • Mix cottage cheese, mint, parsley, sauteed onion and rice.
  • Add avocado. Place equal amounts of filling in centre of each spinach leaf and roll up securely, ensuring edges are folded in.
  • Spinach may be put into really hot water for a few minutes to soften it slightly. Drain well before use.)
  • Steam spinach parcels in a vegetable steamer or Chinese bamboo steamer for a few minutes to allow filling to heat through and spinach to soften.
  • Serve with a little butter rubbed over the top, with you favourite cheese sauce or fresh Tomato herb sauce. 
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