Coriander is one of the worlds oldest spices and its use can be traced back to 5000 BC. In some parts of Europe it is referred to as the 'anti-diabetic' plant. This is due to its blood sugar lowering properties. It's also shown to be anti-inflammatory and helps lower cholesterol, so try get it into your diet more often to get some of these great benefits. You could start with this easy chutney.
Some roasted butternut squash and rocket leaves if you like
For the chutney:
- Large bunch of coriander, stems and leaves
- 1 chilli, preferably green
- 2 garlic cloves
- 1 heaped handful of walnuts
- 1 ½ tbsp maple syrup or raw cane sugar
- 75ml white wine vinegar
- pinch of salt
- Place all the chutney ingredients in a blender and whizz until smooth
- I used a spiralizer for the courgette spaghetti but you can slice it thinly if you don't have one.
- Mix all ingredients together in a bowl and serve
- Add some extra chilli if you like it really hot