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#1 overthehill

Posted 17 January 2013 - 07:12 AM

Hi  
I have 2 friends coming for lunch tomorrow and do t have much time to think about what to give them to eat. It's only a casual thing, last time we had quiche, time before was a salad so nothing major.
Does anyone gave any nice ideas for something and it would be good to make it in advance.
Thanks

#2 Isu

Posted 17 January 2013 - 07:25 AM

I had lunch with my niece yesterday and she made toasted wraps that were delish.  She filled (actually not too much filling) 1/2 a round wrap with bbq chicken, capsicum, tomato, red onion, grated cheese and baby spinach, flipped the unfilled side over and toasted on both sides. On another wrap she mixed ricotta and baby spinach leaves and grated cheese.  She cut the wraps in 1/2 once toasted for ease of eating.

#3 cardamom

Posted 17 January 2013 - 07:33 AM

QUOTE (sueiain @ 17/01/2013, 08:25 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I had lunch with my niece yesterday and she made toasted wraps that were delish.  She filled (actually not too much filling) 1/2 a round wrap with bbq chicken, capsicum, tomato, red onion, grated cheese and baby spinach, flipped the unfilled side over and toasted on both sides. On another wrap she mixed ricotta and baby spinach leaves and grated cheese.  She cut the wraps in 1/2 once toasted for ease of eating.


Yum, quesadillas. I'm having these for lunch today. One of my favourites is shredded chicken, avocado, corn, capsicum, red onion and cheese, with a dollop of sour cream to serve. A green salad would make it a slightly more substantial meal if you're having guests.

#4 fifi-trixibelle

Posted 17 January 2013 - 07:36 AM

QUOTE (cardamom @ 17/01/2013, 08:33 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Yum, quesadillas. I'm having these for lunch today. One of my favourites is shredded chicken, avocado, corn, capsicum, red onion and cheese, with a dollop of sour cream to serve. A green salad would make it a slightly more substantial meal if you're having guests.


Yum... if I left the onion off.

#5 cardamom

Posted 17 January 2013 - 07:43 AM

QUOTE (fifi-trixibelle @ 17/01/2013, 08:36 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Yum... if I left the onion off.


Don't worry, it's not compulsory  wink.gif  I'm not a huge onion fan either, I only put a tiny bit in. And I make them in the sandwich press because I'm lazy like that.

#6 Rosalita

Posted 17 January 2013 - 07:47 AM

Rice paper rolls. YUM!

#7 Therese

Posted 17 January 2013 - 08:16 AM

QUOTE (sueiain @ 17/01/2013, 08:25 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I had lunch with my niece yesterday and she made toasted wraps that were delish.  She filled (actually not too much filling) 1/2 a round wrap with bbq chicken, capsicum, tomato, red onion, grated cheese and baby spinach, flipped the unfilled side over and toasted on both sides. On another wrap she mixed ricotta and baby spinach leaves and grated cheese.  She cut the wraps in 1/2 once toasted for ease of eating.


Yum. That's what I want for lunch now original.gif

#8 Leggy

Posted 17 January 2013 - 08:29 AM

Another nice wrap filling is beans and veg - I cube 2 carrots, 2 celery sticks and one onion, and put it all in pot with a tin of beans (drained), a tin of chopped tomatoes, 2 tbsp tomato paste and 1 tbsp each of cumin and sweet paprika. Simmer for 20-30 minutes till everything is soft, then shovein the fridge till you want to serve it, with taco shells or flatbread and maybe a green salad.



#9 ~~~

Posted 17 January 2013 - 12:09 PM

How about just some cold cuts and olives etc, like an antipasti platter with some fresh bread? In Sydney its due to be over 40degs so I wouldn't be wanting to cook etc. Add a roast chook into the meal if you want to bulk it out, but we always find that with a few greens, it works well for lunch original.gif

#10 Therese

Posted 17 January 2013 - 12:14 PM

I have just combined two identical threads so the posts may be in a different order than they were in each separate thread original.gif

#11 PurpleNess

Posted 17 January 2013 - 12:14 PM

I just made a spinach & fetta pie - added bacon to keep DH happy :-) - easy & Quick, one of Jamie O's 30 min receipes, google for it :-)

#12 butterflies

Posted 17 January 2013 - 12:34 PM

caeser salad with bbq chicken, bacon, boiled egg etc


so easy to make

#13 FeralSchnitzel

Posted 17 January 2013 - 12:41 PM

Maybe a roasted veg and cous cous or quinoa salad, with shredded chicken through it. If you are organised you can make a batch of veg tonight for dinner along with a roast chook, then you have the left overs for tomorrow's lunch.

#14 overthehill

Posted 17 January 2013 - 01:08 PM

Oh yum I love all of these ideas!  
Thanks

Oh yum I love all of these ideas!  
Thanks

#15 cameo

Posted 18 January 2013 - 07:41 AM

DH's new favourite lunch is grilled open sandwiches.  He has roast beef, dijon mustard, tomato slices, sliced buffalo mozzarella all done on Brushetta bread in the griller.

They are very tasty, easy and heaps of different toppings.




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