Recipe

Rainbow silver beet with pine nuts, garlic and raisins

The combination of fresh rainbow silver beet, crunchy pinenuts and sweet raisins goes perfectly together.

  • 15 mins preparation
  • 5 mins cooking
  • Serves 6
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Delicious and nutritious, this beautifully warm salad makes the ultimate side dish to any dinner spread.

Ingredients

Rainbow silver beet with pine nuts, garlic and raisins
  • 1 bunch rainbow silver beet (750g)
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 medium_piece brown onion (150g), chopped finely
  • 2 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1/2 cup (85g) raisins
  • 1/3 cup (50g) pine nuts, roasted
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

Method

Rainbow silver beet with pine nuts, garlic and raisins
  • 1
    Separate leaves and stems of silver beet; chop coarsely.
  • 2
    Heat half the oil in large saucepan; cook onion and garlic, stirring, until softened. Add silver beet stems, cook, stirring, until just tender. Add leaves, cook, stirring, until wilted.
  • 3
    Remove pan from heat, stir in raisins and half the pine nuts. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Drizzle with the remaining oil and lemon juice; sprinkle with the remaining pine nuts.

Notes

This recipe is best made just before serving.

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