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cheesy mash

  • bag of potatoes
  • block of cheese
  • large onion
  • milk
  • butter
  • seasoning
3.3/5 (95 Votes)

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A tasty wholesome Italian dish with a touch of spice

  • 1/4 packet of pasta or spagetti
  • 2 large handful of prawns
  • handful fresh basil
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • mixed herbs 1 tsp
  • 4 fresh toamotes roughly chopped
  • 1/ 2 red fresh pepper chopped - deseeded
  • 1 tsp of mild chilli powder
  • 1/1 cup of water
  • tbsp of tomato ketchup
  • 1 tbsp of tomato puree
  • 1 small jar of tomato pesto
  • tbsp of olve oil
  • knob of butter
2.9/5 (128 Votes)

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Family Recipe Any day recipe

  • An Onion
  • 1 or 2 seasonal squash
  • 2 Pints of Water
  • 1/2 teaspoon Nutmeg
  • Clove of garlic
  • Parsley or mint
  • Knob of butter
  • Serve with
  • Bread and Cheese (optional)
4.3/5 (16 Votes)

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This is the quickest meal to make, but full of nutrition and it looks great! The balance of flavours is just right

  • One mug of 10 minute Bazmati rice
  • 3 large smoked mackerel fillets (or 5-6 small fillets)
  • 3 eggs (preferably free range)
  • 300g spinach
3/5 (117 Votes)

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Macaroni cheese...with a twist!

  • 400g macaroni
  • 100g pancetta
  • diced
  • 1 leek
  • sliced
  • 40g unsalted butter
  • 40g plain flour
  • 500ml milk
  • 200g Dolcelatte cheese
  • 150g Pecorino cheese
  • grated
  • 75g breadcrumbs
  • Salt and pepper
4.3/5 (9 Votes)

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perfect stuffed peppers ideal healthy food and classed as one of your 5 a day

  • 4 Medium sized peppers any colour
  • 2 packets of flavours cous cous mix (I use ainsly harriot's mediterranean)
  • 1 finely chopped medium heat chilli pepper.
  • 1 finely chopped segment of garlic.
  • half finely chopped onion. red or white
  • bag of mixed salad for garnish.
4.2/5 (19 Votes)

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Heart shaped nacho's to make it extra special for valentines day

  • Uncooked tortilla disks
  • jalepeno's
  • cheese
  • guacamole
  • salsa
  • thousand island dressing
2.7/5 (101 Votes)

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A beautifully simple, healthy meal with fresh ingredients

  • 1 x 500g Pack lamb mince
  • 2 Garlic Cloves
  • Ground Cumin
  • Salt & Pepper
  • 250g Basmati Rice
  • 1 ltr Lamb Stock
  • 250g Peas
  • 1 Lemon
  • Handful fresh mint
4.3/5 (8 Votes)

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A rough version of Louisiana Creole dish Jambalaya which doesn't cost much

  • 2 sausages (or the same amount of chorizo sausage from lidl)
  • 1 chicken breast
  • 1 onion (white or red)
  • 1 can chopped tomatoes
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 or more of the following
  • red pepper/ green pepper / handful of mushrooms
  • 0.5 cup rice (literally
  • measure it in a tea cup)
  • 1.5 cups chicken stock (hot water and chicken stock cube)
  • 1 tsp worcester sauce
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp of black pepper
3.8/5 (51 Votes)

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This recipe uses up leftover roast chicken and makes a speedy and tasty meal

  • Pre cooked long grain rice washed and drained (approx weight 140g before cooking)
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • Some leftover cold chicken roughly chopped
  • 4 spring onions chopped
  • A handful of peas thawed
  • Vegetable oil
  • Soy Sauce
2.8/5 (133 Votes)

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A tasty salad alternative full of flavour and satisfaction

  • Oil
  • Bacon
  • Peppers
  • Iceburg Lettuce
  • Mixed leaf salad
  • Onion
  • Plum tomato
  • Vinegar
  • Lemon juice
3/5 (116 Votes)

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Very quick and easy. Approx

  • Any kind of pasta
  • 250g Sliced mushrooms
  • Tablespoon of olive oil
  • for frying
  • 100mls of single cream
  • Green prepared salad
  • Sliced crusty bread
3/5 (111 Votes)

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