Kenwood Blend Xtract range has finally landed in the UAE. These new kitchen tools – simple to use, easy to clean and compact for your countertop – allow you to prepare in only a few seconds irresistible and nutrient rich smoothies, drinks, soup or dips to fuel your body. Kick off your day with fresh thinking and get inspired to be healthier!

Kenwood’s Blend Xtract range breaks down the cell walls of fruit, vegetables, nuts and seeds, to release the vitamins, minerals and enzymes inside. Nothing will get wasted and all the good ingredients will be in your juice.

With two blending speeds plus a pulse function, Blend Xtract can blend, crush, chop, grind and mix any ingredient in no time, allowing you to be in control of consistency. Tons of different recipes can be prepared in seconds by following three simple steps: fill the mixing jug with your fresh ingredients, twist the control wheel for extraction, drink!

Here are the delicious recipes from Kenwood Blender : 

1. French Onion Soup

Serves: 4
Prep time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 60 minutes
Tools: Liquidiser

Ingredients:

  • 8 white onions, peeled
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • Olive Oil
  • 2 sprigs of thyme
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 1.5 litre beef stock
  • Salt and pepper for seasoning
  • 4 slices of baguette
  • 60g Gruyère cheese, grated

Method:

  • Thinly slice the onions and heat the butter and oil in a heavy based pan. Add the onions and thyme sprigs, season and stir well. Turn the heat down to low. Cook for about 40 minutes, stirring often until the onions have caramelized and are sweet and dark brown.
  • Heat the grill to high.
  • Add the flour to the pan, stir well and cook for a minute more.
  • Stir in the stock, bring to the boil and simmer for 5 minutes. Attach the blender and blend half of the soup then return to the pan. Season well and keep warm.
  • Toast one side of the baguette slices then add the cheese to the other and melt under the grill with a little salt and pepper.
  • Serve the soup in bowls with the bread on top.

 

2.Guacamole

Serves: 6
Prep time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: N/A
Tools: Blender

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 small onion
  • 4 tomatoes, skinned, seeded
  • 1 fresh green chili, seeded
  • 1/2 small green pepper, seeded
  • 1 tbsp chopped coriander
  • 2 large ripe avocado pears
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 tbsp of lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp of olive oil
  • Tortilla chips or crudites to serve

Method:

  • Place the onion and tomatoes into the blender with the green chili, green pepper and coriander and process on speed 1-2 until coarsely chopped.
  • Add the avocado and pulse to mix together.
  • Season with salt and pepper, and stir in the lemon juice.
  • Transfer to a serving bowl and sprinkle with olive oil. Serve immediately with tortilla chips.
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Guacamole

3.Hummus

Serves: 6
Prep time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: N/A
Tools: Blender

Ingredients:

  • 200 g cooked chickpeas
  • 2 tbsp of lemon juice
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 tbsp of ground cumin
  • 2 tbsp of tahini (sesame seed paste)
  • 4 tbsp of water
  • 6 tbsp of extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp of paprika
  • 1 tbsp of cayenne pepper
  • A good pinch of salt

Method:

  • Add all the ingredients to the blender and blend on a high speed until desired consistency is reached.
  • Place the hummus in a bowl, garnish with a drizzle of olive oil, a sprinkling of paprika, toasted sesame seeds and a few mint leaves. Serve with toasted pitta bread.

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