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This is an easy family meal which I have created myself

  • 150g diced cooked chicken
  • 100g rindless bacon
  • 1 courgette
  • 2 spring onions
  • 200g soft cheese (Philadelphia or similar)
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 300g amori pasta
3/5 (138 Votes)

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A warm hearty salad for the autumn time, scale down for a starter or served with warm crusty bread as a midweek sup...

  • 1 Sweet potato.
  • 1/2 bagSalad leaves.
  • 8 Mixed cherry tomatoes.
  • 25g Butter.
  • 2tbsp Maple syrup.
  • 1tsp Balsamic vinegar.
  • Salt/Pepper.
3.3/5 (111 Votes)

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Pasta with Sliced Chorizo in a tomato and pesto sauce with olives, sundried tomatoes and mozerella

  • 1/3 of a chorizo sausage
  • Pasta to serve two as per pack instructions
  • 1 tbs green classic pesto
  • Handful chopped green olives
  • Handful chopped sundries tomatoes
  • Tin of chopped tomatoes
  • Some fresh basil
  • 1 ball of mozerella
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • Salt and pepper
4.4/5 (64 Votes)

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This easy to make pasta makes for a quick weekday dinner! And satisfying it is too!

  • Ingredients: (Serves 6)
  • 300g (11oz) spaghetti
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 4 table spoon olive oil
  • 50g (1 and 3/4 oz) very fine fresh brown bread crumbs
  • finely grated zest and juice of one lemon
  • 1 large shallot finely chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • crushed
  • 1 red chilli
  • halved
  • deseeded
  • and finely diced
  • 300g (1oz) shelled
  • cooked king prawns
  • 6 large ripe tomatoes
  • halved
  • deseeded
  • and roughly chopped
  • 1 large bunch of flat-leaf parsley
  • chopped
  • Freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • to serve
4.6/5 (7 Votes)

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Lovely hot and spicy chilli con carne

  • 500g beef mince
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 medium onions
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 200g kidney beans
  • 400g chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tsp coriander
  • 3 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 2-3 tbsp tomato purée
  • Salt n pepper to taste
  • 2 hot chillies
  • Dash of Worcestershire sauce
4.6/5 (7 Votes)

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This recipe is very simple to made using mainly ingredient fron te store cupboard

  • 450g Lean Minced Beef
  • 1 onion (chopped)
  • 1 tin red kidney beans (drained)
  • 1 tin chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tin oxtail soup
  • 1 teaspoon chilli powder
  • 1 clove garlic (chopped)
  • 1 red pepper (diced)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
4.5/5 (15 Votes)

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This is a very easy and healthy dish to make

  • 1 cup Paella rice
  • 2 large carrots (grated)
  • 1 onion (chopped)
  • 4 pork thin sausages
  • 4 tablespoon olive oil
  • ½ cup frozen peas
  • 10 green olives
  • 10 black olives
  • 1 tin chopped tomatoes
  • 1 clove garlic (chopped)
  • 3 cup chicken stock ( stock cube)
  • 1 level teaspoon red paprika
  • 1 lemon
  • Sat and pepper
4.4/5 (23 Votes)

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This delicious healthy and nutritious risotto is made with smoked trout, butternut squash and other vegetables, her

  • 300g Arborio rice
  • 200g smoked trout fillet (cut into cubes)
  • 60g butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic (chopped)
  • 1 leek stem (sliced)
  • 150g butternut squash (diced)
  • 1 teaspoon chopped of fresh thyme
  • 1 tablespoon chopped chives
  • 1 glass Italian white wine
  • 1 litre chicken stock ( Stock cube)
  • 1 tablespoon cream
  • 150g of asparagus tips
  • 70g grated Parmesan
  • Salt and pepper
  • 70g grated Parmesan
3.2/5 (116 Votes)

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A simple but delicious family meal

  • 4 baking potatoes
  • black pepper
  • 2oz grated cheese
  • olive oil
  • chopped fresh parsley
  • 3 rashers of bacon
  • small can of onion soup or french onion soup
3.3/5 (109 Votes)

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Follow this recipe for the cheesiest quiche with a delicious flaky cheese filled base

  • Puff Pastry (If you can't make this buy some for an easy and quick solution)
  • Boursin cheese
  • Extra strong Extra mature cheese
  • 6 onions
  • 6 eggs
  • 500ml milk
  • 1 small boiled and mashed potato
3.1/5 (118 Votes)

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Put noodles on to boil

  • 1 onion
  • sliced
  • 1 clove garlic
  • chopped
  • Small piece ginger
  • chopped
  • 1 chili
  • chopped
  • 1/4 yellow pepper
  • diced
  • handful frozen tofu
  • 2/3 button mushrooms
  • peanuts
  • 2 spring onions
  • 1 nest noodles
  • Szechuan pepper
  • Sesame oil
  • 1 tbs Light Soy Sauce
  • 1 tbs Black Bean Paste
  • Water
4.3/5 (24 Votes)

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An easy meal that tastes incredible! Marinading in the dressing is the key

  • 1 x Chicken breast
  • Honey mustard dressing
  • Bread crumbs
  • Parmesan cheese grated
  • Provolone cheese
2.9/5 (137 Votes)

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