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Bowl of gleaming greens

These kiwifruit recipes start with fresh fruit, then get mixed up in mouthwatering salads and entrees that you’ll want to make again and again. Try these super-easy, but impressive recipes with wonderful harmony of flavours and textures. And soon these will become one of your new favourites.

Winter Kiwifruit Green Salad

Serves: 4

Preparation: 10 minutes

Cooking: None


5 cups baby spinach

3 kiwifruit, peeled and chopped

2 large celery stalks, thinly sliced

1 pear, quartered and thinly sliced

½ cup pecans or nuts of choice

½ cup goats cheese

Dressing Ingredients

¼ cup olive oil

1 tablespoon honey

1 tablespoon mustard

Juice of 1 lemon

¼ teaspoon salt


In a small bowl combine the dressing ingredients

In a large bowl, combine the salad ingredients and drizzle the dressing on top. Toss to combine and serve.

Roasted Kūmara and Chickpea Tacos with Kiwifruit Salsa

Serves: 4 to 6

Preparation: 15 minutes

Cooking: 20 minutes

Salsa Ingredients

4 Green Kiwifruit, diced

4 Gold Kiwifruit, diced

1 red onion, diced

2 Chillies, finely chopped

½ the juice of a freshly squeezed lime or lemon

Bunch of fresh Corriander

Taco Ingredients

1 packet of mini soft Tacos

3 or 4 orange kūmara, diced

1 can of chickpeas, drained

1 teaspoon chilli powder

1/2 teaspoon of paprika

1/2 teaspoon of ground cumin

1/2 teaspoon of oregano

Black pepper

Olive Oil

To Serve

Salad greens

Plain Greek Yoghurt

Salsa Method

Place all salsa ingredients in a bowl and mix gently, refrigerate until ready to serve

Taco Method

Preheat oven to 180°C

Place kūmara and chickpeas in a bowl with splash of olive oil and all other ingredients including some freshly ground black pepper. Mix gently to coat

Roast in the oven until both the kūmara and chickpeas are golden brown — about 20 minutes

Serve on heated taco shells with lettuce, kiwifruit salsa and plain Greek yoghurt or sour cream

NB: This salsa goes well with chicken and fish, tacos and tortilla chips. — Courtesy of 5+ A Day

Winter Kiwifruit Green Salad
Roasted Kūmara and Chickpea Tacos with Kiwifruit Salsa