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Beetroot and Whipped Feta

Come Dine With Me South Africa S8: Ep6 Nina's recipes

Serves 4

Nina Nel


  • 100g Danish feta
  • 2 tbsp EVOO
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Lemon to taste
  • Twelve small, red, yelow beetroots
  • Thyme
  • Olive oil
  • 1/2 pear
  • 2 radish
  • Balsamic Glaze
  • 12 roasted Walnuts
  • 1 egg
  • 30g plain flour
  • 30g breadcrumbs
  • 3 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 1tsp Sugar


1. Heat oven to 180C. Mix beetroot in EVOO and salt thoroughly and place in oven for 30-40min.
2. Whisk feta, EVOO, salt, pepper, and lemon together, and sift the mixture until it is a smooth consistency.
3. Roll whipped feta mixture into balls and place in freezer for 20min.
4. Mix egg in a separate bowl. Roll feta balls in flour, egg, and breadcrumbs. Spray with cooking spray and in air fryer at 180C for 10-12min.
5. Slice radish in thin disks, pickle in vinegar and sugar.
6. Slice Pair into disks. Crumble walnuts. Arrange all the items on a plate and finish off with balsamic Glaze.