Herb Recipes

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Herb recipes will help you add taste to your food without adding salt.

Scientists destroy whole rain forests writing about the evils of salt and fats - by using herbs as a condiment, you can cut down on salt and fats to add flavour to your food.

Many fresh herbs contain valuable vitamins as well, so we're doing ourselves no end of good - personally, I subscribe to the 80/20 rule - if I eat healthily for 80% of the time, I give myself carte blanche to eat and drink what I like for the rest of the time:-)

There are over 60 recipes on this page - scroll down to see the photos and click where you like :-)

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Herb Butters

Herb Bread

Herb Oils

Herb Roasted Chicken


Herb Potato

Herb Butter

Herb Seasoned Stuffing

Herb Roasted Veg

Herb Dumplings

You will find that I use dried herbs as well as fresh - not in all recipes though, you can't make pesto with dried basil for instance - but I do not subscribe to the snob element that think you should only use fresh.

Companies spend millions on researching the best methods of drying herbs - our ancestors used drying as a method of preservation for all sorts of things - we haven't all got the time to grow or the money to buy fresh plants - dried is better than nothing.

You can preserve herbs or their flavour in many ways - freeze, dry (traditionally or in the microwave) add to oils or butters - The Herb Guide will tell you how to do all those things.

Basil Herb Recipes

Basil Pesto Recipe

Tomato Basil Soup

Creamy Tomato Basil Soup

Classic Basil Pesto

Basil Chicken

La Madeleine Tomato Basil Soup

Herby Open Vegetable Tart

Salmon with Basil Dressing

Tomato Basil & Mozarella

Tomato & Basil Flatbread

Tomato Basil Soup (2)

Basil Chicken

Tomato Basil Bisque
A creamy tomato basil bisque. Lovely topped with croutons and parmesan cheese. Serve with some crusty bread and butter.

Potato Salad & Chives

Chive, Cheese, Potato Bake

Herby Cheese Scones

Herby Tuna Pasta

Salmon & Dill

Shrimp Pasta Recipe

Garlic Recipes

Lebanese Garlic Sauce
A very versatile garlic sauce - salad dressing, dipping sauce or marinade. Make a quantity to keep in the fridge.

Easy Garlic Bread 

Garlic Butter

Garlic Chicken Pasta

Garlic Mashed Potato

Garlic Mushrooms

Garlic Shrimp Recipe

Garlic Shrimp Pasta

Garlic Shrimp

Roasting Garlic

Garlic Prawn Pasta

Mint Recipes

Thin Mint Cookie Recipe

Good with a cup of coffee or popped into your lunch box.

Minted New Potatoes

Mint Jelly

Basa Fish & Mint Sauce

Chocolate Mint Thin Cookies

Iced Mint Tea

Mint Coulis

Mint Julep

Mint Pesto Recipe

Mint Sauce

Herb Recipes - Parsley

Parsley Potato
A tasty, simple potato dish - serve either as a vegetable or a main course - delicious with crusty bread to soak up the sauce.

Greek Salad

Parsley & Chive Fishcakes

Parsley Sauce

Herb Lamb

Rosemary Lamb

Rosemary Chicken

Rosemary Bread

Rosemary Turkey

Sage Stuffing

Pork with Apple & Sage Sauce

Pumpkin & Sage Soup

Salmon with Sorrel Sauce

 Garlic Seafood Pasta

Mussels with Thyme

Tomato Relish

Sage Recipes

Sage Dressing Recipe
A simple sage dressing to serve with your turkey or chicken

Coriander Recipes

Coriander Chicken Stuffed Peppers
A Chicken chilli in a pepper - serve with avocado, soured cream, corn chips and tortillas. Then you eat the bowl - saves a bit of washing up :-)

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