New Recipes to Try on Leap Day

February 25, 2020
by Jade Farhat Our Recipes

    Have you ever asked yourself what you should eat on leap day? We’d like to take this extra day to try new ingredients or cuisines, and we’re sharing unique recipes you probably haven’t tried before! 

    On February 29th, we get an extra day, and we think it would be spent best by trying something new! That’s a full 24 hours to check something off your bucket list. Who knows, you may just find your new dinnertime favourite.

    Moroccan Orange & Olive Chicken

    Moroccan Orange and Olive Chicken Recipe

    Orange you glad this recipe exists? We know we are! Orange and olives seem like an unlikely combo, but we promise this recipe will blow your mind. Leap day isn’t long enough for a trip to Morocco, which is why we’re bringing Morocco to your dinner table. The perfect mix of sweet and savoury to make your taste buds dance. We call that a winner!

    Nacho Beyond Meat Cheeseburger

    Beyond Meat Nacho Cheeseburger

    Calling all meat-eaters, vegetarian, and nacho-holics, this Nacho Beyond Meat Cheeseburger is for you! You’ve got an extra day this year, why not make it a meatless one? We’ve added Beyond Meat to our menus and customers can’t believe it’s not meat! Plus, you can’t go wrong with crispy tortillas, smoky jalapenos, and guacamole piled high on a juicy, meatless burger.

    Bruschetta Chicken Salad

    Bruschetta Chicken Salad

    We’ve taken a classic appetizer, bruschetta, and made it a balanced meal! Complete with pan-fried garlic croutons, juicy tomatoes, peppery arugula, and tender chicken strips, this salad is the perfect lunch or dinner option to explore. Finished with some Parmesan, fresh basil, and a drizzle of balsamic glaze, this salad is a specially satisfying meal to try this leap day.

    Smashed Tahini Chickpeas on Toast

    Smashed Tahini Chickpea Toast

    Avocado toast, sweet potato toast, peanut butter toast.. chickpea toast? Toast topping possibilities are truly endless and Smashed Tahini Chickpeas on Toast is the perfect way to introduce something new to your palate. A quick boil and smash transforms this everyday ingredient into a deliciously creamy topper. Plus, a dollop of harissa yogurt never hurt anyone. Don’t forget to take an extra few minutes to plate your meal and you’ll instantly transport yourself into a trendy café.

    Did we spark your ideas to try something new? Sign up here with HelloFresh today, and give one of these or any of our recipes a try! We send you the perfect amount of ingredients so there is no waste and if you aren’t a huge fan of the recipe, no worries, you won’t get stuck with a huge bottle of sesame oil or something you had to buy just to make this meal.

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