Baked avocado boats turn über custardy and even more decadent with a soft yolky egg tucked inside.
The trick to preventing tough, chewy kale is to massage the leaves into tender deliciousness. A bit of added salt helps break down tough fibres in the kale, making it tenderer.
For best flavour and presentation, try using 1/4 cup (60 mL) of each herb.
Place kale, garlic, and shallot in large bowl. Squeeze in juice from lemon and drizzle with 2 Tbsp (30 mL) oil. Season with salt and pepper. Using your hands, massage mixture into kale leaves. Add remaining 1 Tbsp (15 mL) oil, tomatoes, and basil or mint, and toss to mix. Let sit.
Preheat oven to 425 F (220 C). Using spoon, scrape out some of the avocado flesh, leaving 1/2 in (1.25 cm) thick wall. Youu2019ll need this space for eggs to fit. Mix avocado scrapings into kale mixture.
Nestle avocado halves in muffin tin set on baking sheet. This will help prevent tipping. Crack in eggs and season with salt and pepper, if desired. Bake until whites are just set and yolks are runny, 12 to 15 minutes. Sprinkle with Aleppo pepper, if using.
To serve, divide salad onto plates and top each with a warm avocado half. Serve with strips of whole grain toast or crusty hunks of toasted whole grain baguette.
This recipe is part of the The Brunch Club collection.
Braising these hearty beans not only changes their texture but leaves them creamy and satisfying. Using a savoury broth with saffron for braising provides the traditional Spanish flavour, similar to a paella. This dish is served as a shared side, but it could also be served with rice and vegetables as a delicious stand-alone dinner or as a satisfying nourish bowl. Swap your spirits Try substituting vermouth for white wine in this recipe, if you have some on hand. It’s a great alternative to wine and will last much longer in your cupboard. An added perk? You can save that nice wine for sipping.
With Spain’s expansive coastlines and multiple islands, seafood is a staple of the cuisine. This quick and easy prawn dish will add a pop of protein and a wonderful smokiness to your tapas-style lineup. Sustainable seafood When choosing prawns (or any seafood), opt for sustainable varieties that recognize and even reward sustainable fishing practices. As an important protein in many cultures, seafood, caught sustainably, helps contribute to healthy oceans < and > healthy communities.
This vegan take on classic shepherd’s pie is jam-packed with bold and rich flavours that will ensure no one will miss the meat. While a great source of fibre, lentils also contain the highest amount of folate out of all plant-based foods. Oven ready If you don’t have an ovenproof skillet, you’ll need to transfer cooked lentil filling to a baking dish before topping with mashed sweet potatoes and baking.
Cauliflower has been having a moment lately, and this salad proves exactly why. Tender caramelized cauliflower is crowned in a glorious sweet and savoury crumble that will ensure it a place on your table all month long. Of all tree nuts, pecans have the highest concentration of flavonoids, which offer beneficial anti-inflammatory effects, and they also protect your cells from oxidative damage. Crumble perfection This crumble topping is too good not to use it on other preparations. Sprinkle over a carrot ribbon salad to add some extra pizzazz, use as a glorious garnish on a soup or stew, or consider generously spooning over your next vegetable “steak” to add some delicious textural variation.