Pesto Recipes

Carrot, Ricotta & Coriander Pesto Jalapeño Tart

Carrot, Ricotta & Coriander Pesto Jalapeño Tart

Prep Time 15 min Cook Time 40 min Total Time 55 min Serves 6   Ingredients 500g carrots, trimmed and cut lengthwise 1 tbsp olive oil 1 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped 1 tbsp spring onion, finely chopped  320g pack ready-rolled puff pastry 250g ricotta 2 tbsp BLACK MAMBA Coriander Jalapeño Pesto A little milk or beaten egg, to brush 1 tbsp almond flakes, toasted, to serve Instructions Preheat oven to 200ºC. Coat a large rimmed baking sheet with cooking spray. Line another baking sheet with parchment. Toss the carrots with 1 tablespoon oil and 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper...

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Basil Cayenne Stuffed Lamb

Basil Cayenne Stuffed Lamb

Prep Time 30 min Cook Time 2 hrs Total Time 2 hrs 30 min Serves 6   Ingredients 2.5 kg lamb shoulder, deboned and butterflied 2 tbsp coarse salt 4 Tbsp Dijon mustard 1 Tbsp garlic, crushed 2 Tbsp canola oil 2 Tbsp rosemary, chopped 100g prosciutto For the stuffing: 2 tbsp BLACK MAMBA Basil Cayenne Pesto 2 tbsp olive oil 1 onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, crushed 250g porcini mushrooms, sliced 300g baby spinach, rinsed Instructions Preheat the oven to 160°C and grease a roasting pan with oil. Place the meat on a flat surface and rub with coarse...

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Baked Jalapeno & Coriander Line Fish

Baked Jalapeno & Coriander Line Fish

Prep Time 15 min Cook Time 25 min Total Time 40 min Serves 4   Ingredients 1kg whole line fish (fish fillets can be used)  Black Mamba Coriander & Jalapeno Pesto  2 tbsp Black Mamba Sliced Pickled Jalapeños ½ pineapple chopped  ½ small red bell pepper finely chopped ½ small red onion finely diced  ¼ cup fresh coriander finely chopped  2 tbsp Black Mamba Pineapple Chilli Sauce  Salt & black pepper to taste  Olive oil  2 lemons  3 cloves of garlic chopped  1 medium potato (finely sliced)  Red chilli flakes Instructions Preheat oven to 200ºC  Clean and dry the excess...

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Rustic Balsamic & Brie Pizza

Rustic Balsamic & Brie Pizza

Prep Time 20 min Cook Time 20 min Total Time 40 mins Serves 2   Ingredients 1 pre-made pizza base 2 ½ tbsp Black Mamba Basil Cayenne Pesto 1 small red onion 2-3 tbsp brown sugar 3 tbsp balsamic vinegar ½ cup grated mozzarella 6 Italian baby tomatoes 10 small salami pieces ½ block of brie cut into pieces Fresh rocket Mixed herbs seasoning Balsamic glaze Olive oil Salt & black pepper  Instructions  Preheat oven to 190.C In a pan on medium heat, add in some olive oil, 1 chopped red onion (thin rings), 2-3 tbsp brown sugar, 3 tbsp...

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Pea & Pecorino Pasta With Coriander Jalapeño Pesto

Pea & Pecorino Pasta With Coriander Jalapeño Pesto

Prep Time 15 min Cook Time 15 min Total Time 30 mins Serves 4   Ingredients 500g fusilli pasta 250 g fresh peas 3 tbsp BLACK MAMBA Coriander Jalapeño Pesto 125 ml olive oil spring onions, finely sliced a big handful of chopped coriander 125 ml pine nuts, toasted a generous amount of shaved Pecorino Romano cheese a squeeze of lemon juice sea salt and freshly ground pepper   Instructions  Cook the pasta in salted water according to the package instruction, then drain and toss with a splash of olive oil and set aside to cool. Blanch the peas for a...

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Basil Cayenne Pesto Bread Wreath

Basil Cayenne Pesto Bread Wreath

Prep Time 50 min Cook Time 40 min Total Time 1 hr 30 mins Serves 1 round loaf   Ingredients 2+1/2 cups All Purpose Flour 2 tsp Instant Yeast 1 cup Lukewarm Water 1 tsp Salt 2 tbsp Olive oil BLACK MAMBA BASIL CAYENNE PESTO 1/2 cup Pomegranate kernels and fresh rosemary for decoration Instructions  In a mixing bowl, add flour, salt, instant yeast and mix well. Add oil to the lukewarm water. Make a well in the middle of the flour mixture. Pour the water - oil mixture and mix well with your finger tips. Mix till a soft...

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