Full of protein and healthy fats; peanuts are also a source of copper which can help to lower cholesterol and they contain chromium and biotin too which may help with weight loss.
Cashew nuts are a source of manganese - this helps to control blood sugar levels and improves bone strength.
2 packs HECK Sweet Fusion Veggie Bangers
25g Thai basil leaves
12g fresh coriander
12g fresh mint
3 cloves garlic
40g roasted peanuts
1 tablespoon light soy sauce
2 teaspoons fish sauce (optional)
1 lime - juiced
80ml light olive oil
3 baby gem lettuce, leaves separated
60g roasted cashew nuts
2 red chillies cut into fine strips
Preparation time – 25 minutes
Cooking time – 10 minutes
Pre-heat the grill to medium
Using a food processor, pulse the Thai basil, coriander and fresh mint together.
Add in garlic cloves and peanuts, and give it a quick pulse.
Add in the soy sauce, fish sauce (if using) and olive oil, and blend until smooth.
Store in a glass jar or container. Drizzle a thin layer of olive oil on top of the pesto to keep the colour fresh. Refrigerate until ready to use.
Sweet Fusion Veggie Balls
Place the HECK Sweet Fusion Veggie Balls onto a grill tray and lightly brush with the light olive oil then place under the pre-heated grill for 10 minutes turning halfway through and until golden brown and cooked through.
Take four plates and place four baby gem leaves curved upwards onto each plate. Place one HECK Sweet Fusion Veggie Ball into the centre of each leaf.
Drizzle over some of the Thai pesto and then scatter over the roasted cashew nuts and some strips of red chilli.
Serve with a small dip pot of the Thai pesto for people to help themselves.
Serving Size: 251.5g
Total Fat: 38.38g