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Here Are Some Quick Delicacies for your New Year’s Eve!

Gathering friends and family for a New Year’s Eve party is the best way to give a warm welcome to 2020. Whether you’re hosting a big bash or an intimate gathering. Del Monte have best New Year’s Eve recipes which you can add to your menu and impress your guests with! So, what are you waiting for? Just read on to find them out!

Tomato Onion Bruschetta with Mint Mayo

  • 1 loaf of baguette or Italian bread roll
  • 2 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tomato, finely chopped
  • 1 cup Delmonte Mint Mayo
  • 8 basil leaves, finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon pepper powder
  • 2 tablespoon butter
  • Salt to taste


  • Finely chop the tomatoes.
  • Take a tissue paper and press it over the chopped tomatoes. Ensure that all the liquid from the tomatoes is absorbed.
  • In a mixing bowl add tomato, onion, basil leaves, olive oil, pepper powder and salt.
  • Refrigerate the onion and tomato mixture for 20 minutes.
  • Slice the bread diagonally into 1/2 inch thick slices.
  • Apply butter on both sides of bread slices.
  • For this, heat a tava and toast the slices till they turn brownish.
  • Once the slices cool, arrange them on a plate.
  • Top the toasted slices with 1-2 tablespoon mint mayo.
  • Top this with 2 tablespoon of onion tomato mixture and serve.

Corn Fritters

Preparation time: 30 minutes
Servings: 3 to 4


  • 1 can, sweet corn, drained completely
  • 1 cup, all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon, cream
  • 1 medium egg, beaten
  • 3 tablespoons, coriander leaves, finely chopped
  • 1 green chili, finely chopped
  • ½ teaspoon, garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • ½ teaspoon, baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon, garam masala powder
  • ½ teaspoon, lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Oil for frying


  • In a bowl, combine drained sweet corn, coriander leaves, green chili, garlic cloves, garam masala powder, lemon juice and cream.
  • Add egg and mix.  Add baking powder and all-purpose flour, mix to form a dough like mixture. You may feel the mixture is sticky but that’s absolutely fine.
  • Heat oil in a wide mouthed heavy bottom pan.  Grease your palms with some oil and take a portion of the mixture to form a patty.  Fry the patty on both the sides until golden brown and crisp.  Repeat the same for the whole mixture.
  • Take out the fried patty onto an absorbent towel. 

Serve the corn fritters with sour cream and tomato ketchup.

Cherry Eton Mess


• 2 egg whites
• 1 tsp lemon juice
• 1 cup castor sugar
• 1 cup Del Monte cherries
• 1/2 cup granulated sugar
• 1 cup whipped cream


• In an electric mixer on high speed, beat egg whites with lemon juice until they double in volume.
• With the mixer on high speed, add 1 tablespoon of castor sugar at a time. Beat until stiff peaks form.
• Pipe the meringue on a lined baking sheet and bake at 100C for 1 hour to make meringue kisses.
• In a saucepan over medium heat, cook cherries with granulated sugar until the cherries become juicy. Let it cool.
• In a dessert glass, layer whipped cream, cherries and crushed meringue kisses.

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