Rachel’s Broccoli Soup with Dubliner Toasts

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I adore this delicious and nutritious soup. It’s great either for family suppers or for a dinner party. The soup can be frozen and the Dubliner toasts prepared in advance, then grilled at the last moment. Ideal if you need a meal in an instant. Rachel Allen

Ingredients:
  • THE SOUP:
  • 2 tbsp Kerrygold Salted Butter
  • 2 potatoes, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 large onion, peeled and chopped
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 head of broccoli, with stalk
  • 3 1/2–4 1/4 cup hot vegetable (or chicken) stock
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • THE DUBLINER TOASTS:
  • 8 slices good-quality white bread
  • 3 oz Dubliner Cheese, finely grated
Directions:

 

Melt the butter in a medium to large saucepan, and add the potatoes and onion, salt and pepper. Cover with a piece of wax paper and sweat over a gentle heat for 10 minutes. Meanwhile, cut the broccoli florets from the stalk. Using a small knife, remove the outer layer of skin from the stalk and discard, then chop the stalk into 1/2-inch pieces. Add to the onion and potato, cover and sweat for a further 5 minutes.  Add the hot stock to the potatoes, onion and broccoli stalk, bring up to a boil, then add the chopped broccoli florets. Boil without the lid over a high heat for 4–5 minutes until soft, then add the cream. Remove from the heat, puree in a blender and season to taste.To make the Dubliner toasts, toast the bread on both sides, sprinkle with grated Dubliner Cheese and pop under a hot grill or into a hot oven for 2 minutes or until the cheese melts. Cut the toast into fingers and serve on the side with the soup.

 

Rachel’s Broccoli Soup with Dubliner Toasts

video-broccoli

I adore this delicious and nutritious soup. It’s great either for family suppers or for a dinner party. The soup can be frozen and the Dubliner toasts prepared in advance, then grilled at the last moment. Ideal if you need a meal in an instant. Rachel Allen

Ingredients:
  • THE SOUP:
  • 2 tbsp Kerrygold Salted Butter
  • 2 potatoes, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 large onion, peeled and chopped
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 head of broccoli, with stalk
  • 3 1/2–4 1/4 cup hot vegetable (or chicken) stock
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • THE DUBLINER TOASTS:
  • 8 slices good-quality white bread
  • 3 oz Dubliner Cheese, finely grated
Directions:

 

Melt the butter in a medium to large saucepan, and add the potatoes and onion, salt and pepper. Cover with a piece of wax paper and sweat over a gentle heat for 10 minutes. Meanwhile, cut the broccoli florets from the stalk. Using a small knife, remove the outer layer of skin from the stalk and discard, then chop the stalk into 1/2-inch pieces. Add to the onion and potato, cover and sweat for a further 5 minutes.  Add the hot stock to the potatoes, onion and broccoli stalk, bring up to a boil, then add the chopped broccoli florets. Boil without the lid over a high heat for 4–5 minutes until soft, then add the cream. Remove from the heat, puree in a blender and season to taste.To make the Dubliner toasts, toast the bread on both sides, sprinkle with grated Dubliner Cheese and pop under a hot grill or into a hot oven for 2 minutes or until the cheese melts. Cut the toast into fingers and serve on the side with the soup.

 

Mediterranean Style Potato & Greens Salad

Ingredients

100g baby/new season potatoes (or 2cm cubed Roosters)

½ fennel bulb, finely sliced

1 small courgette

50g cook lentils

30g pomegranate seeds

10 green beans, topped and tailed

10g sunflower seeds

For the dressing:

2tbsp olive oil

Juice of 1 lemon

½ tsp dill

1tsp chopped parsley

Method

Cook the potatoes in salted boiling water until tender, drain and once cool enough to handle cut in half. Place into a mixing bowl.  Cook the green beans in the potato water until tender and place into the bowl.

Take a vegetable peeler to make ribbons of courgette and place into the bowl.

Add the finely sliced fennel, cooked lentils and pomegranate seeds.

Make the dressing by simply mixing all the ingredients together and pour over the salad. Mix well and serve with a scattering of sunflower seeds.

Prep in:20 mins
Cook in:10 mins
Serves:2
Per Serving %RI
Energy (Kcal) 226 11%
Energy (KJ) 940 11%
Fat 14g 20%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Total Sugars 5g 5%
Salt 0.3g 5%

https://potato.ie/recipes/mediterranean-potato-greens-salad/

 

Kerrygold Buttery Irish Potato and Apple Bake

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Cook:  15 minutes
Serves:  8

Ingredients:
  • 3 pounds potatoes, peeled and cut into 1 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1 1/2 pounds tart cooking apples (such as Granny Smith), peeled and cut into 1 1/2-inch cubes
  • 6 slices thick cut bacon, coarsely chopped
  • 6 tablespoons Kerrygold Pure Irish Butter
  • Chopped chives for garnish, optional
Directions:

Mary Flahavan’s oatmeal vegetable soup

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Ingredients:
  • 1 fl oz (30ml)  (2tbsp) Sunflower Oil
  • 2 Medium Onions, chopped
  • 2 Sticks of Celery, chopped
  • 8oz (225g) Potatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 2 Medium Carrots, chopped
  • 2 Cloves of Garlic (optional)
  • 3oz  (75g) Flahavan’s Irish Oatmeal
  • 8oz  (225g) Can of Tomatoes
  • 2 Vegetable or Chicken Stock Cubes
  • 50 fl oz (1.5 Litre) Water
  • Salt and Pepper
Method:
  1. Heat the oil in a large saucepan. Add the vegetables and stir in the oil until evenly coated. Add the oatflakes and cook for 5 minutes.
  2. Add the tomatoes, stock cubes and water and bring to the boil. Cover and simmer for 25-30 minutes until the vegetables are soft.
  3. Blend, season and serve.
  4. Garnish with cream and chopped parsley.

http://www.flahavans.ie/recipes/oatmeal-vegetable-soup/301

Kerrygold Buttery Irish Potato and Apple Bake

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Cook:  15 minutes
Serves:  8

Ingredients:
  • 3 pounds potatoes, peeled and cut into 1 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1 1/2 pounds tart cooking apples (such as Granny Smith), peeled and cut into 1 1/2-inch cubes
  • 6 slices thick cut bacon, coarsely chopped
  • 6 tablespoons Kerrygold Pure Irish Butter
  • Chopped chives for garnish, optional
Directions:

Kerrygold Garlic and Herb Butter Irish Potato Wedges

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Sometimes a simple side could use some help. Tossing potatoes in Kerrygold Garlic & Herb Butter awakens them and makes a delightful Irish side dish out of an ordinary spud.

Prep:  15 minutes
Cook:  30 minutes
Ingredients:

small Yukon Gold potatoes

Kerrygold Garlic & Herb Butter

salt

pepper

optional:

finely chopped pitted Kalamata olives

sun-dried tomatoes

lemon slices

Directions:

Cut small Yukon Gold potatoes into wedges; place on a baking sheet with fresh lemon slices and bake at 400° F for 30 minutes or until lightly browned and cooked through. Toss hot potatoes with Kerrygold Garlic & Herb Butter and season to taste with salt and pepper. Add finely chopped pitted Kalamata olives and sun-dried tomatoes for a Mediterranean twist.

OR

Place cubed Yukon Gold potatoes on 4 large pieces of heavy-duty foil. Add chopped Kalamata olives and sun-dried tomatoes to potatoes and place 2 lemon slices on each packet. Dot with Kerrygold Garlic & Herb Butter and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Fold in top and sides of foil, leaving room for air to circulate. Grill over medium heat for 30 to 40 minutes or until potatoes are soft.

http://kerrygoldusa.com/recipes/kerrygold-garlic-and-herb-butter-irish-potato-wedges/