Who doesn’t love an enormous and delicious food platter?! For something a little different to your usual charcuterie board this weekend, why not try getting creative with some your favorite vegetarian ingredients instead? Play around with color, texture and flavor for the ultimate spread next time you entertain with added bonus points when it comes to nutrition. Hello, guilt-free grazing!
MIDDLE EASTERN VEGETARIAN PLATTER
Serves 6 Prep 20 mins Cook 5 mins
What you’ll need….
6 eggs, soft-boiled
400g packet sesame falafels
6 bagels (or bread of choice)
1 red onion, very thinly sliced
1 x qty of Individual Silverbeet frittatas
250g tub of beetroot dip
250g tub hummus dip
Small tub of marinated fetta
Small tub of green olives
2 x baby cos lettuce hearts, cut into wedges
1 large avocado, thinly sliced
200g punnet baby cucumber (qukes), finely sliced into ribbons
200g punnet tomato medley, halved
1 carrot, cut into sticks
Fresh flat-leave parsley, to serve
Lemon wedges, to serve
Peel and halve the eggs.
Heat falafel following packet instructions. Split and lightly toast bagels. Season the onion with a splash of white wine vinegar, salt and pepper.
Arrange everything on a large platter or serving board. Garnish with parsley and lemon wedges. Allow guests to assemble their own bagels or brunch salads.
Keep it colourful by getting creative with lots of fresh produce.