Delicious Side Dishes for Your Week Night Dinners

Try one of these quick, easy and delicious side dishes with your favourite protein for a nutritious and flavour-filled week night dinner!

 

Parmesan Roasted Broccoli

Ingredients:

2-3 Broccoli heads - florets chopped into small segments

2 Tbsp olive oil

2 cloves of garlic, finely chopped

1/2 cup of grated parmesan

Salt and pepper

 

Steps:

  1. Lay the broccoli florets evenly over a baking tray, drizzle with olive oil and toss garlic, salt and pepper through. Sprinkle the parmesan over the top.
  2. Bake for 15 minutes at 180 degrees, or until broccoli is tender and parmesan is golden on top.

 

Healthy Slaw

Ingredients:

2 cups purple cabbage, shredded

2 cups green cabbage, shredded

2 cups carrot, shredded

3/4 cup greek yoghurt

2 Tsp vinegar

2 Tsp lemon or lime juice

1 Tbsp honey or maple syrup

Salt and pepper

 

Steps:

  1. In a large serving bowl, toss the cabbage and carrot together. In a separate bowl, combine the greek yoghurt, vinegar, lemon or lime juice, honey, salt and pepper then pour over the salad mix and toss to combine.

 

Balsamic Garlic Mushrooms & Spinach

Ingredients:

500g button mushrooms

500g spinach 

1 Tbsp olive oil

1/4 cup balsamic vinegar

1 Tbs honey

4 cloves of garlic, finely chopped

 

Steps:

  1. Sauté the mushrooms and garlic in olive oil in a pan until just browned. Then add in the balsamic vinegar and honey and toss to combine, then add in the spinach.
  2. Sauté for a further 3-5 minutes until the mushrooms are tender, the spinach has wilted and the sauce has reduced slightly. 

 

 

Caprese salad 

Ingredients:

500g cherry tomatoes 

200g of baby mozzarella or bocconcini 

Fresh basil

2 Tbsp Balsamic glaze

1 Tbsp Olive oil

 

Steps:

  1. In a bowl, combine cherry tomatoes, baby mozzarella or bocconcini and fresh basil, then drizzle the balsamic glaze and olive oil over the top.