Friday, September 23, 2011

Foods of Capricorn

Capricorn is the tenth sign of the Zodiac. Capricorn, Taurus, and Virgo are the earth signs. Capricorn is considered an introvert (feminine) sign. It is ruled by the planet Saturn, and it rules bones, joints, and teeth. Capricorns can be ambitious, disciplined, patient, careful, humorous and reserved. They can also be pessimistic .

Foods that are appropriate for Capricorns include barley, beets, cheese, corn, cranberries, peas, bananas, cabbage, lamb, spinach, walnuts, beef, potatoes, quince, tamarind, turnips, vinegar, jams and jellies and preserved foods.

Baby Beet, Lamb, and Spinach Salad

• 500g lamb backstraps
• 1/3 cup olive oil
• 100g baby spinach leaves
• 75g feta cheese, crumbled
• 425g can baby beets, drained, halved
• 1/3 cup walnuts, toasted
• 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar

1 Preheat a barbecue plate or chargrill over medium-high heat. Brush lamb with 1 tablespoon of oil. Season with salt and pepper. Cook lamb for 5 minutes each side for medium or until cooked to your liking. Remove to a plate. Cover with foil. Set aside for 5 minutes to rest.

2 Combine spinach, feta, beets and walnuts in a large bowl. Thinly slice lamb. Add to salad. Toss to combine.

3 Combine vinegar and remaining oil in a jug. Season with salt and pepper. Drizzle over salad. Serve.

Recipe source: www.taste.com.au

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