Wednesday, 9 March 2011

Seriously Good Red Nose Day Recipes from Gordon Ramsay

Red Nose Day is fast approaching (18th March) and to celebrate, Seriously Good sauces, the range developed by Gordon Ramsay to raise money for Comic Relief, has created two mouth-watering recipes to enjoy with family and friends.

Ideal to serve at ‘Come Dine With Me’ style fundraising dinners on Red Nose Day, the recipes will appeal to youngsters and discerning foodies alike. And with at least 10p from every jar of Seriously Good contributing to the Red Nose Day 2011 total you’ll have kicked off your fundraising as soon as you pop a jar into your shopping trolley.

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Family Fun: The Monster Red Nose Pizza

For a monster amount of family fun, try your hand at the ‘monster Red Nose pizza’, a tasty and fun recipe modelled on the new range of monster Noses for Red Nose Day 2011.
This simple-to-make treat features Seriously Good Cherry Tomato & Balsamic sauce with fresh vegetables and mozzarella, and is sure to get the seal of approval from your little monsters.

Monster Red Nose Pizza Recipe


Preparation time: 20 minutes
Cook time: 12 minutes

Makes: 4 mini pizzas (or 2 large pizzas)

Ingredients

· 4 readymade mini pizza bases
· 1 jar Seriously Good Cherry Tomato & Balsamic sauce
· 1 tbsp olive oil
· 6 tomatoes, thinly sliced
· 2 yellow peppers, deseeded
· 2 x 125g mozzarella, sliced
· 250g cheddar slices or grated cheddar
· 8 pitted black olives

Instructions

Preheat the oven to 240°C (or 220°C for fan assisted oven) or Gas Mark 7

Brush each pizza base with a little olive oil

Spread each base with sliced tomato. Reserve 8 slices of mozzarella for the eyes, tear up the rest and scatter over the tomatoes. Cover with the cheddar slices or grated cheddar

Spread thinly with Seriously Good Cherry Tomato & Balsamic sauce to cover the cheese

Slice off the top third of the pepper (about 3cm wide) and cut out triangles for the teeth. Slice the remaining pepper and place across the centre for the mouth, then arrange the teeth

Decorate each pizza with 2 slices of mozzarella and an olive on top to make the eyes

Bake in the oven for 10-12 minutes until golden brown and the edges are crisp



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Foodie Friends: Butter Chicken and Red Nose Chapatti

For a more ‘grown up’ themed Red Nose Day celebration, try the authentic Butter Chicken and Red Nose Chapatti recipe.

Combining Seriously Good’s brand new Butter Chicken sauce with fresh chicken and traditional Indian spices, this delicious recipe will impress even the fussiest food-critics in your circle of friends.

Butter Chicken and Red Nose Chapatti Recipe


Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 45 minutes

Serves 6

Ingredients

· 12 chicken thigh fillets
· 2 tbsp oil
· 2 cloves garlic, sliced
· 5cm fresh root ginger, finely grated
· 2 cloves
· 5 cardamom, crushed
· 1 tsp mustard seeds
· 6 plum tomatoes, diced
· 6 curry leaves, crushed
· 2 jars Seriously Good Butter Chicken sauce
· 400ml tin half fat coconut milk
· 100g spinach leaves

For the Red Nose Chapattis

· 1 pack( 215g) of 6 chapattis
· 8 tbsp tomato puree
· 1 -2 tsp mild curry paste

Instructions

1. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a large non-stick frying pan. Brown the chicken in batches for 2-3 minutes each side and transfer to a large roasting tray.

2.  Heat the rest of the oil in the frying pan, add the garlic, ginger and spices and fry for 2-3 minutes until fragrant. Add the tomatoes and cook for 3-4 minutes until softened.

3. Preheat the oven to 160 °C fan, 180 °C, gas mark 4. Pour the Seriously Good Butter Chicken sauce, tomatoes, curry leaves, coconut milk and spinach into the roasting tin with the chicken. Stir well to coat. Cover in foil and bake for 20 minutes until cooked though.


4. Meanwhile, mix the tomato puree with curry paste and thin with a 1 tsp of water. Using a small round biscuit cutter (or a wine glass), cut several rounds of chapattis. Spread with tomato paste and place on a roasting tray. Bake for 6-8 minutes until crisp.


5. Serve the curry on steamed basmati rice with green beans and Red Nose chapattis






Don’t forget to show your support for Comic Relief by purchasing the new monster Red Noses. The range includes Honkus, Chucklechomp and Captain Conk the ‘red, hairy but not very scary’ little monsters of 2011. Pick up a little monster (or three!) at Sainsbury’s, Oxfam or at www.rednoseday.com/shop.



The Seriously Good range includes both Italian and Indian cuisines. Every sauce is bursting with rich, intense flavours and is delicious served with meat, fish, vegetables or pasta. All ingredients have been selected by Gordon to ensure high quality, authentic tasting recipes. For more Seriously Good recipes visit http://www.seriouslygood.com/.



2 comments:

  1. we just tried the Seriously Good Cherry Tomato & Balsamic sauce last week and it was lovely! x

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  2. Would like to try the Red Nose Pizza this Friday.
    @maisietoo

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