Grilled sardines with red onion

With beautiful beetroot tzatziki.
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Recipe from: 4 March 2014
Preparation time: 20 min
Cooking time: 10 min


  • 12
  • A bunch of fresh mixed herbs
  • Sea salt
  • Red onions
  • Beetroot tzatziki:
  • 2
    cooked beets - grated
  • 1
    Greek yoghurt
  • 3
    garlic cloves - crushed
  • Freshly ground black pepper
Servings: Change Serving


Stuff the sardines with mixed herbs (fennel and parsley make a great combination). Sprinkle with sea salt. Grill on medium hot coals for 3 minutes a side. Serve at least 2 sardines per person with tzatziki, red onion rings and a fresh garden salad.

Beetroot tzatziki:

Stir all of the ingredients together and flavour with pepper.

Substitute the beets with grated cucumber for a more traditional flavour.

Grate the cucumber, sprinkle with a little salt and put in a sieve. Rest for a while to get rid of most of the water. Rinse, dry with a paper towel and mix with the yoghurt.

Recipes developed for Food Lover's Market by Marie-Louise Guy and Callie Maritz from CAKEBREAD.


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