This week we wanted to do something a little bit different and share some of our favourite nut-free recipes, that still have a nutty taste. These flavours are brought to the table by the addition of hemp seed, which is non-allergenic and also highly nutritious.
If you want to learn more about the nutritional properties of hemp seed before digging in, you can check out our previous blog post on the topic right here!
So without further ado, here are our top 5 Nut-Free Hemp recipes that you can try today.
*Makes approx 6 to 8 servings
* 24 med to large mushrooms
* 3 to 4 tbs olive oil
* 3 to 4 cloves fresh garlic minced
* 2 to 3 shallots, chopped thinly
* zest of 1 lemon
* 2 to 3 sprigs fresh parsley
* 2 tomatoes chopped
* 1 teas mirin
* 1 teas white miso dissolved in 2 tbs warm water
* pinch of dried rosemary and thyme
* 1/4 cup hulled Hemp seeds
* 1/4 cup of bread crumbs
* pinch sea salt
Preheat oven to 200c
Wipe the mushrooms clean and remove stems.
Chop stems and put aside
Rub each mushroom with a little olive oil and place stem side up on baking paper.
Bake for approx 3 min, remove and set aside to cool.
Place remaining oil in pan, add garlic and shallots, gently fry together.
Add lemon zest, parsley, miso, mirin, tomatoes, rosemary and thyme, sauce for 2 min.
Remove from heat and stir in Hemp seeds and 1/2 breadcrumbs.
Fill mushrooms, and top with any left over breadcrumbs.
Bake for approx 10 min or until tender.
* approx 1/4 red cabbage sliced.
* 1 carrot granted or julienne
* 1 red capsicum, thinly sliced
* 1/2 cup hulled hemp seeds
* handful of chopped coriander leaves and stem
* 1/4 cup virgin olive oil
* 1/4 brown rice syrup
* 2 tbs soy sauce
* 3 tbs vinegar of your choice
* 1 tbs grated orange zest
* 1 inch grated ginger
* 1 glove minced garlic
* pinch chilli powder
Combine all dressing ingredients in a glass jar, shake together, or you can do a quick blitz in your food processor.
Toss gently dressing and salad ingredients, marinate for approx 30 min before serving.
This traditional Middle Eastern favourite gets an extra burst of nutrition and nutty flavour from hempseed. Packed with essential fatty acids.
* 2 medium eggplants
* 1/2 chopped parsley
* juice od 2 fresh lemons
* 1/4 cup hulled Hemp seed
* 1 tbs hempseed oil
* 3 cloves garlic, chopped
* salt and pepper pinch
Preheat oven to 200c
Prick eggplant with fork approx 5 or 6 times
Place in the oven for 45 to 60 min or until skins pierce easily with a fork.
Once cooled, slice in half and scoop out flesh into a food processor.
Add all remaining ingredients.
Puree until smooth
Adjust seasoning to your taste.
…And then put it in a container. You’re good to go!
We would love to see your photos of these when you give them a go, so be sure to tag us in any social media posts you make containing your creations!
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