Put the garlic in a food processor or blender and pulse the machine until the cloves are choppe up a bit. Add the chickpeas, tahini, oil, lemon juice and paprika and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Turn on the machine and let it run, adding 1 tabelspoon oil at a time until you get a smooth purée. Taste and adjust the seasoning and pulse the machine a few times more to combine. Serve, drizzled with olive oil, pinch of paprika and roasted pine nuts. Serve with warm pita bread.
In a large pan, heat the oil over medium heat and fry the onions, carrots & celery until the onion has softened and turned translucent. Add the garlic and herbs and stir for about one minute. Pour in the lentils and add Pinto’s Pride Chicken Spoon Stock and the Mayor Polpa. Season to taste. Bring to a boil, reduce heat & simmer for at least 1 hour or until lentils are tender. Stir in the juice of the lemon, garnish with parsley & serve.
Homemade Beef Burgers
In a large bowl mix well all the patty ingredients. In your hands, mould 6 round balls and flatten until 1/2 inch thick. Cover with cling film and refrigerate for at least 4 hrs. Heat some olive oil in a skillet and cook the patties, 2 minutes on each side at a time until cooked through and have that nice golden brown colour.