Recipes starting with H

Herby cheese and pepper roll-ups

Ingredients

4 peppers (red, yellow or green) | 57 g/2 oz very low fat natural fromage frais | 57 g/2 oz low-fat soft cheese (4 Sins) | 57 g/2 oz sun-dried tomatoes, chopped (1 Sin) | 1 small red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped (optional) | 1 teaspoon finely chopped parsley | 1 teaspoon finely chopped coriander | few sprigs of watercress, chopped | salt and freshly ground black pepper | 24 long fresh chives

If wished, you can use a mixture of red, yellow and green peppers to make these colourful party canapes. They can be made in advance and stored for several hours in the refrigerator until you are ready to serve them. Because they are good "finger food", these pepper rolls would be prefect for popping into your packed lunch box, too.

Ham and asparagus party roll-ups

Ingredients

113 g/4 oz very low fat natural cottage cheese | 1 teaspoon snipped chives | 1/2 small yellow pepper, deseeded and finely chopped | salt and pepper | 227 g/8 oz baby asparagus spears | 113 g/4 oz wafer thin sliced | lean ham, fat removed (10 Sins on Green)

These tempting party snacks can be prepared in advance, then chilled in the refrigerator for several hours until you are ready to serve them. They look very pretty when arranged on a large serving platter, garnished with sprigs of watercress and tiny cherry tomatoes.

Hot stir-fried broccoli

Ingredients

1 teaspoon oil (2 Sins) | 1 small onion, finely chopped | 1 garlic clove, crushed | 1 hot red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped | 1 x 2.5 cm/1 in piece fresh root ginger, peeled and chopped | 1 yellow pepper, deseeded and very thinly sliced | 454 g/1 lb broccoli, broken into florets | dash of soy sauce | salt and freshly ground black pepper

You can ring the changes with this recipe by using cauliflower instead of broccoli — it is equally delicious!

Hot_tossed Noodles with Spicy Meat Sauce

Hot-tossed-noodlesIngredients:

2 tablespoons groundnut or vegetable oil
1 small onion, finely chopped
500 g (1 lb) lean minced beef
150 ml (1/4 pint) beef stock
2 tablespoons soy sauce
2 tablespoons tomato puree
1 tablespoon sherry vinegar or wine vinegar
1/2 teaspoon chilli powder, or to taste
1/2 teaspoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
250 g (8 oz) packet medium egg noodles
sprigs of marjoram, to garnish

Hare sauce

Hare-sauceIngredients:
* saddle of hare, weighing about 500 g (1 lb)
* 6 teaspoons vegetable oil
* 6 rashers bacon, rinds removed, chopped
* 1 onion, finely chopped
* 1 carrot, finely chopped
* 2 teaspoons plain flour
* 155 ml (5 fl oz / 2/3 cup) meat stock
* salt and pepper
* freshly grated nutmeg

Marinade:
* 250 ml (8 fl oz/1 cup) red wine
* 1 onion, sliced
* 1 stick celery, sliced
* 1 bay leaf
* 2 black peppercorns

Ham & salami calzoncelli

Ham--salami-calzoncelliIngredients:
* 1 quantity Traditional Pizza Dough, made up to end of step 2
* cress and radish slices, to garnish

Filling:
* 60 g (2 oz) sliced ham
* 60 g (2 oz) sliced salami
* 60 g (2 oz) Mozzarella cheese
* 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
* 1 tablespoon freshly grated Parmesan cheese
* 1 egg, beaten
* salt and pepper

Hamburgers with Pizzaiola Sauce

Hamburgers-with-Pizzaiola-SauceIngredients:
* 500 g (1 lb) minced beef
* 1 onion, finely grated
* 1 egg, lightly beaten
* 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
* salt and pepper

Pizzaiola sauce:
* 2 teaspoons oil
* 2 onions, minced
* 2 garlic cloves, crushed
* 2 small green peppers, cored, deseeded and sliced into rings
* 50 g (2 oz) mushrooms, chopped
* 400 g (13 oz) can chopped tomatoes
* 2 teaspoons dried marjoram
* dash of hot chilli sauce

Honey Barbecued Chicken

Honey-Barbecued-ChickenIngredients:
* 50 g (2 oz) butter
* 1 onion, finely chopped
* 400 g (13 oz) canned tomatoes with their juices
* 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
* 1 tablespoon clear honey
* 4 chicken drumsticks, scored
* salt and pepper

To garnish:
* 125 g (4 oz) large mushrooms
* parsley sprigs
* roast chestnuts (optional)

Ham & tomato bites

Ham--tomato-bitesIngredients:
* 1 quantity Traditional Pizza Dough, made to end of step 2

Topping:
* 1 quantity Tomato Topping
* 12-14 slices coppa, or Parma, smoked ham
* 185 g (6 oz) Mozzarella cheese, sliced
* olives, anchovies and thyme sprigs, to garnish

Heavenly old_fashioned chocolate pudding

Heavenly-old-fashioned-chocolate-pudding_cIngredients:
* 75 g (3 oz) self-raising flour
* 25 g (1 oz) cocoa powder
* pinch of salt
* 100 g (4 oz) light muscovado (light brown) sugar
* 100 g (4 oz) butter
* 1 tsp vanilla essence
* 2 eggs, lightly beaten
* juice of 1 orange
* finely grated zest of 1 orange

Sauce:
* 75 g (3 oz) light muscovado (light brown) sugar
* 25 g (1 oz) cocoa powder
* 300 ml (10 fl oz) full-fat milk

Hot Whisky Toddy

Hot-Whisky-Toddy_cIngredients:
* juice of 1 lemon
* 1/8 pint (65ml) water
* 1oz (25g) sugar
* a good tot of whisky

Hollandaise Sauce

Hollandaise-Sauce_cIngredients:
* 4oz (100g) butter
* juice of 1 lemon
* 2egg yolks
* salt
* freshly ground black pepper

Hot drinking chocolate _ menus for one

HOT-DRINKING-CHOCOLAPREPARATION TIME: 1 minute
COOKING TIME: about 2 1\2 minutes
MICROWAVE SETTING: Maximum (Full)

300 ml (1/2 pint) milk
2-3 tablespoons powdered
drinking chocolate


Home _ made cream of tomato soup

Home-made-cream-of-tomato-soup_cIngredients:
* 1 1/2 tbsp olive oil
* 1 onion, peeled and chopped
* 1 clove garlic, crushed
* 175 g (6 oz) carrots, peeled and sliced
* 1 medium potato, peeled and diced
* 1 x 400 g (14 oz) can chopped tomatoes
* 500 g (1 lb 2 oz) plum tomatoes, skinned, de-seeded and chopped
* 1 tbsp tomato puree (paste)
* 1/4 tsp caster sugar
* 425 ml (15 fl oz) chicken or vegetable stock
* freshly ground black pepper
* 3 tbsp double (thickened) cream (optional)
* 2 tbsp torn fresh basil leaves (optional)

Hot Grapefruit

Hot-Grapefruit_cIngredients:
* 2 grapefruit
* 1 small jar preserved ginger in syrup
* 4 teaspoons light muscovado sugar

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