Recipes starting with I

Ice Cream Soda

Ingredients

1 cup milk | 3/4 cup chocolate syrup | 4 cups carbonated water, chilled | 8 scoops (2-2/3 cups) chocolate ice cream, divided
  • Complexity: medium
  • Origin: Indian

Imarti

Ingredients

2 cups urad dal (black gram) | 3 cups sugar | 1/4 litre water | A pinch of saffron colour | 1/2 teaspoon cardamom powder | ghee (oil) to fry

Indian dessert made of lentils.

  • Time: 10 minutes, plus chilling time
  • Complexity: very easy
  • Origin: Italian

Italian tricolore kebabs

Ingredients

20 cherry tomatoes | 20 fresh basil leaves | 113 g/4 oz reduced-fat mozzarella cheese, drained (14 Sins) | salt and freshly ground black pepper

These mini kebabs are perfect for entertaining at any time of the year. They are quick and easy to prepare, can be made in advance, require no cooking and taste wonderful.

Italian tonno con fagiole

Italian-tonno-con-fagioleIngredients:
* 283 g/10 oz tuna chunks canned in brine, drained (15 Sins on Green)
* 1 large red onion, very thinly sliced
* 1 red pepper, deseeded and thinly sliced into rings
* 1 x 397-g/14-oz can butter beans or haricot beans, drained (21 Sins on Original)
* 4 tablespoons fat free vinaigrette dressing
* 3 tablespoons finery chopped flat-leaf parsley
* salt and ground black pepper
* salad leaves, e.g. lamb's lettuce, rocket, fresh herbs and watercress
* 8 red or yellow cherry tomatoes, halved

Irish potato salad

Irish-potato-salad_cIngredients:
* 454 g/1 lb new potatoes, unpeeled and halved or quartered (16 Sins on Original)
* 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
* 1 level tablespoon sweet pickle (1 Sin)
* 170 g/6 oz corned beef, diced (18 Sins on Green)
* 6 spring onions, chopped
* 3 celery sticks, chopped
* 85 g/3 oz very low fat natural fromage frais
* 1 level tablespoon reduced calorie mayonnaise (2 1/2 Sins)
* salt and freshly ground black pepper
* 3 tablespoons chopped parsley
* 2 hard-boiled eggs, shelled and quartered

Indian Lamb Samosas Snacks

Indian-Lamb-samosasIngredients:

1 tablespoon oil
1 garlic clove, crushed
175 g (6 oz) lean minced Iamb
1 potato, grated
50 g (2 oz) peas
1/2 teaspoon turmeric
1/2 teaspoon garam masala (optional)
oil, for deep-frying
salt and freshly ground black pepper

Pastry:

250 g (8 oz) plain flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
125 g (4 oz) margarine
4 1/2 tablespoons milk

Italian stuffed peaches

Italian-stuffed-peachesIngredients:
* 4 large ripe peaches
* 4 tablespoons very low fat natural fromage frais
* 1 tablespoon snipped chives
* 8 basil leaves, shredded
* squeeze of lemon juice
* chives, to garnish
* paprika, for dusting

Italian _ style Cheeseburgers

Italian-style-CheeseburgersIngredients:
* 500 g (1 lb) lean minced beef
* 1 onion, finely grated
* 1 garlic clove, crushed
* 1 tablespoon tomato puree
* 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
* vegetable oil, for brushing
* 75 g (3 oz) mozzarella cheese, cut into 4 equal slices
* 4 tomato slices
* salt and pepper

Italian sausage pizza

Italian-sausage-pizzaIngredients:
* 1 quantity Traditional Pizza Dough, shaped and ready for topping

Topping:
* 2 tablespoons olive oil
* 1 quantity Tomato Topping
* 60 g (2 oz) mushrooms, finely sliced
* 3 spicy Italian sausages
Or:
* 1 Luganeghe
* 2 tablespoons freshly grated Pecorino cheese
* salt and pepper
* extra grated Pecorino cheese and flat-leaf parsley, to garnish

Individual Treacle Puddings

Individual-Treacle-Puddings_cIngredients:
* 4oz (100g) soft margarine
* 4oz (100g) caster sugar
* 2 eggs, beaten
* 4oz (100g) self raising flour
* 3 tablespoons milk
* 3 tablespoons golden syrup

Italian Tuna Sauce with Pasta

Italian-Tuna-Sauce-with-Pasta2Ingredients:
* 8oz (225g) pasta shells
* 1 1/2 oz (40g) butter
* 4oz (100g) button mushrooms, sliced
* 1 1/2 oz (40g) flour
* 1 pint (600ml) milk
* salt
* freshly ground black pepper
* 2 x 7 oz (198g) cans tuna fish, drained
* 4 hard-boiled eggs, quartered
* 4oz (100g) well-flavoured Cheddar cheese, grated
* a little freshly chopped parsley, to serve

Iced Strawberry Sensation

Iced-Strawberry-SensationIngredients:
* 200ml apple juice, chilled
* 250g fresh strawberries, hulled and halved, if large
* 350g Cantaloupe melon, seeded, peeled and cut into chunks
* 8 ice cubes
* 15ml spoon clear honey or icing sugar, to sweeten, optional

Ilicit Affair

ilicit-Affair_cIngredients:
* 1/2 oz. Irish Cream
* 1/2 oz. Peppermint Schnapps
* wedge(s) Whipped Cream

Ice Cream _ Fruit Milkshakes

milkshakes_cIngredients:
* 4 diet ice cream bars
* 4 diet chocolate fudge bars
* 1 cup fat-free milk
* 12 ice cubes
* 2 bananas

Ice Cream_Fruit Tarts

tarts_cIngredients:
* 1 round diet vanilla ice cream sandwich
* 3 medium strawberries, hulled and halved
* 1 medium peach, thinly sliced
* 1 medium kiwifruit, peeled and diced

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