Blend it with The Desire Blender

Peel it, chop it and blend it. With Russell Hobbs’s Desire Blender by your side, making healthy smoothies, delicious shakes and tasty dips is so easy. View some of the recipes you can create with the Desire Blender.

Banana Nut Smoothie

Serves: 2

Ingredients:

  • 150g hazelnut yoghurt
  • 1 large banana, roughly
  • chopped
  • 200mL milk
  • 6 ice cubes

Method:

  1. Put all ingredients into the Blender jug, ice cubes last. Blend at low speed for 10 seconds, then high speed for 5 seconds.

Mango Lassi

Serves: 2

Ingredients:

  • 200mL natural yoghurt
  • 1 ripe mango
  • 200mL milk
  • 2 tsp honey
  • 10 ice cubes

Method:

  1. Peel the mango, remove the flesh from the stone and chop the flesh roughly.
  2. Put all ingredients into the Blender jug. Blend at low speed for 10 seconds, then high speed for 5 seconds.

Tropical Cocktail

Serves: 2

Ingredients:

  • 200mL ginger beer
  • 150g melon flesh
  • 40mL rum
  • 5 ice cubes

Method:

  1. Roughly chop the melon.
  2. Put all ingredients into the Blender jug. Blend at low speed for 10 seconds, then high speed for 10 seconds.

Strawberry Gin Fizz

Serves: 2

Ingredients:

  • 100mL lemonade
  • 60mL gin
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 6 strawberries
  • 5 ice cubes

Method:

  1. Put all ingredients into the Blender jug, ice cubes last. Blend at low speed for 10 seconds, then high speed for 10 seconds.

Coriander Pesto

Makes approx: 2 cups

Ingredients:

  • 4 handfuls fresh coriander
  • 250mL olive oil
  • 4 cloves fresh garlic
  • 80g pine nuts
  • 120g grated parmesan cheese
  • Salt & pepper, to taste

Method:

  1. Put the coriander, garlic and pine nuts into the Blender jug. Add a tablespoon of oil, and pulse until combined. Repeat until all the oil has been blended through.
  2. Mix in the parmesan cheese and season with salt and pepper.
  3. Serve tossed through warm pasta, or as a dip.

Savoury Cheese Balls

Makes: 20

Ingredients:

  • 250g soft cream cheese
  • ½ cup parmesan cheese grated
  • 2 tbsp spring onion, chopped
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp mixed herbs
  • ½ tsp chilli flakes
  • Pepper, to taste
  • 1 tbsp sour cream
  • Chopped mixed nuts, toasted

Method:

  1. Scoop cheese into the Blender jug. Add parmesan cheese, spring onion, Worcestershire sauce, lemon juice, herbs, chilli and pepper to the Blender jug.
  2. Blend lightly at low speed and add sour cream to lighten mixture. Blend at low speed until smooth.
  3. Scoop into a bowl and chill until firm enough to handle easily.
  4. Roll into walnut sized balls and then roll each in chopped nuts.
  5. Serve on a platter with crackers, grapes and dried fruits.

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