Berry and chia spread

Easy, delicious, nutritious and something everyone will like. Have it for breakfast on toast or as a dessert.

SERVES10
TIME TO MAKE30-45 mins
MEAL TYPEBreakfast
TIME TO MAKE30-45 mins
MEAL TYPEBreakfast

Method

  1. Place berries in a small pot and cover with a lid
  2. Bring to a gentle simmer and cook until soft
  3. Mash the fruit with a potato masher to create a slightly lumpy pulp
  4. Remove from heat and stir through chia seeds
  5. Allow to cool then transfer to a sealed container
  6. Keep refrigerated and use within 5 days

Tips 

  • This spread will keep well in the freezer.  Freeze small amounts that can be defrosted easily for a quick meal.
  • Any other fruits that make good jam can be used instead of berries, try some of these
    • Plums, de-stoned and diced
    • Apricots, de-stoned and diced
    • Tamarillos, peeled and diced
    • Kiwifruit, peeled and diced
  • 500 g
    berries
  • 45 g
    chia seeds
Per serve
  • Energy
    166kJ
  • Total Fat
    1.7g
  • Saturated Fat
    0.2g
  • Total Carbohydrate
    5.6g
  • Sugars
    3.0g
  • Dietary Fibre
    2.4g
  • Protein
    1.5g
  • Sodium
    1mg