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Lightly press/roll out the turkey breast steaks between cling film to approx 1 cm thickness

  • 6 turkey escallops/breast fillets
  • 2 slices of white bread – blitzed into fine breadcrumbs
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 87g parmesan cheese
  • finely grated
  • 1 large egg white
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
3.6/5 (106 Votes)

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Baked beans, but with a twist, 5 beans and a more traditional recipe than your basic tomato and bean varieties in a...

  • 50g each of
  • Pinto beans
  • Canallini beans
  • Kidney beans
  • Borlotti beans
  • Black beans
  • 1 tin Plum tomatoes
  • 1 onion
  • 1 pepper
  • 1 tablespoon chilli powder
  • tamarind extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon mustard
  • 200ml malt vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon 5 spice
  • 1/4 teaspoon allspice
  • pinch garlic powder
  • 1 portabello mushroom
4.2/5 (22 Votes)

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For the potato topping, add the potatoes to a pan of boiling water with the turmeric and salt

  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 4 cloves
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 green cardamom pods
  • 1 black cardamom pod
  • 2 dried red chillies
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • chopped
  • 3 onions
  • 2 finely chopped and 1 sliced
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 500g boned leg of lamb
  • diced
  • 1½ tbsp ginger and garlic paste
  • 200ml stock or water
  • 2 tsp red chilli powder
  • 2 tsp ground coriander
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 700g lean lamb mince
  • 2 tbsp tomato purée
  • 25g plain yoghurt
  • ½ sweet potato
  • finely diced
  • 100g celeriac
  • finely diced
  • 100g turnip
  • finely diced
  • 2 tsp chopped fresh coriander leaves and stalks
  • For the potato topping
  • 200g floury potatoes
  • peeled and quartered
  • ½ tsp ground turmeric
  • pinch of salt
  • 25g butter
  • 15g cheddar
  • grated
  • For the spice mix
  • 3 green cardamom pods
  • 2 star anise
  • 2cm piece of cinnamon stick
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds
4/5 (31 Votes)

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All I did was cut up some chicken, chuck it in a pan with olive oil, garlic, shallots chilli flakes and salt and pe...

  • 300g chopped Chicken (deboned thighs are the BEST)
  • 100ml chicken stock
  • 3 shallots (chopped)
  • 1 garlic clove (crushed)
  • 1 tbsp Olive oil
  • 1 tsp chilli flakes (dried)
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • 3 tbsp plain yoghurt
  • 2 cups fine Polenta
  • 6 cups water
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 1/2 tsp dried tarragon
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • a bunch of rocket leaves (washed)
3.3/5 (92 Votes)

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Pizza with the tastiest base you have ever experienced, with this easy cheesy pizza you are able to add whatever to...

  • 3 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 cup corn flour
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 pack dried yeast
  • 100g melted butter spread (such as I can't believe its not butter)
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 1/2 cups water
2.9/5 (117 Votes)

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A blackened steak full of flavour and remaining moist and tender, the best steak for those who appreciate a well do

  • Braising beef
  • Buttery spread
  • Oil
  • Schwarts steak seasoning (Black Pepper (24%)
  • Dried Onion
  • Salt
  • Ground Coriander (10%)
  • Chilli Powder (Chilli Pepper
  • Cumin
  • Salt
  • Oregano
  • Garlic)
  • Yellow Mustard Seed (8%)
  • Red Bell Peppers
  • Mustard Flour
  • Dried Garlic
  • Ginger
  • Bay Leaves
  • Sunflower Oil
  • Dried Jalapeno Chillies)
  • Small baking tin about the same size as the steak
2.9/5 (115 Votes)

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Preheat the oven to 130C

  • 3 medium onions
  • thinly sliced
  • 6 large potatoes
  • peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 bunch thyme
  • leaves picked
  • salt and black pepper
  • 1 lamb shoulder
  • 1 garlic bulb
  • peeled and separated into cloves
  • 568ml chicken stock
3.7/5 (94 Votes)

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Honey and soy glazed salmon with roasted veg

  • 2 SALMON FILLETS (£2 FROM LIDL)
  • 1 TBLSP SOY SAUCE
  • 2 TBLSP HONEY
  • COURGETTE
  • CARROT
  • ONION
  • PEPPERS
3.7/5 (94 Votes)

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This is another recipe for the slow cooker and is mild enough for all the family

  • 6 tbsp Vegetable Oil
  • 4 large Chopped Onions
  • 2 crushed clove garlic
  • 5 tsp Curry Powder
  • 500g Lentils
  • 2 litres of Vegetable Stock
  • 2 tsp Lemon Juice (optional)
  • 4 diced Carrots
  • 2 Diced Apples
  • 125g Sultanas
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
3.3/5 (123 Votes)

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chicken with rice and vegetable

  • 1 onion
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 2 chicken breasts (or chicken burgers)
  • 1 yellow pepper
  • 2 carrots
  • soy sauce
  • mixed herbs
  • salt
  • pepper
  • olive oil
  • 1 cup of basmati rice
3.2/5 (94 Votes)

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A cost effective take on an italian classic

  • 1 standard packet of spaghetti pasta
  • 2 standard tubs of soft cream cheese. I use the one with chives in
  • 8 large mushrooms. washed thoroughly. and sliced
  • a packet of sliced ham approx 8 slices. cut into thin strips.
  • parmesian cheese grated. approx 20g.
  • a tsp of olive or vegetable oil.
3.3/5 (123 Votes)

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This is a dinner that will taste like you have spent hours preparing when in reality its been minutes!

  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 1 chicken stock pot
  • 2 slices of bacon diced
  • 4 mushrooms sliced
  • 2oz ob butter
  • 125 mls double cream
3.6/5 (104 Votes)

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