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Great Tasting Lean Red Meat

Klein Karoo International Meat

Great Tasting Lean Red Meat

Klein Karoo International Meat

Great Tasting Lean Red Meat

Klein Karoo International Meat

Great Tasting Lean Red Meat

Ostrich Russian Baguette With Lettuce, Tomato and Basil Pesto

Simple Flavours Combined with Ostrich Russians Make A One of A Kind Light Lunch.

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Ready in:          10 Minutes
Cooking time: 20 Minutes
Ostrich Russian Baguette With Lettuce, Tomato and Basil Pesto

Ingredients

For 6 people


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  • 500 grams Klein Karoo Ostrich Russians
  • 1.5 Long French Baguettes
  • 3 Tomatoes Thinly Sliced
  • 1 Butter Lettuce
  • 60 mL Basil Pesto
  • 4 mL Basil leaves
  • 2 mL salt
  • 4 plump cloves of garlic
  • 30 mL nuts (pinenuts, cashew nuts, walnuts or almonds)
  • 125 mL extra virgin olive oil
  • 60 mL Parmesan cheese

Directions


Method:

  1. Klein Karoo Ostrich Russians are ready to eat - cold or hot.
  2. Heating options: Place the russians in a bowl of boiling water for 5 minutes or fry the russians in 5ml olive oil or butter until heated through.
  3. Cut baguettes into six pieces.
  4. Fill baguettes with lettuce, tomato, russians and a dash of pesto.

For the Basil Pesto combine the following Ingredients

Please note: These quantities will vary accordingly if you adjust the number of people to be served in the ingredients section above.

  • 4 x 250ml basil leaves
  • 2ml salt
  • 2ml freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 - 6 plump cloves of garlic
  • 30ml nuts (pinenuts, cashew nuts, walnuts or almonds)
  • 125ml extra virgin olive oil
  • 60ml Parmesan cheese

Method:

  1. Place basil leaves in the bowl of a food processor and chop very finely.
  2. With the blade running, slowly add the olive oil in a continuous trickle until the pesto is of a soft but not runny consistency.
  3. Add the Parmesan cheese.
  4. Makes approximately 300ml pesto.