Lasagne

This image and recipe are courtesy of Sainsburys.com A firm family favourite. Ingredients 1 tbsp olive oil 1 onion, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, crushed 250 g smoked bacon lardons 500 g extra lean British beef steak mince 100 ml red wine, optional 780 g Italian chopped tomatoes 2 tbsp tomato purée 1 tbsp light soy sauce 1 tbsp Worcester sauce 1 tsp dried mixed herbs 60 g unsalted English butter 60 g British plain flour 850 ml British semi-skimmed milk 250 g egg lasagne sheet 30 g Parmigiano Reggiano, grated Method 1Heat the oil in a frying pan and cook the onion over a medium…

Broad Bean, Feta and Asparagus Salad

This image and recipe are courtesy of Sainsburys.co.uk. This veggie salad is simple to prepare and the quantities are easy to double or triple to feed a crowd Ingredients 400 g new potatoes or Jersey Royals, halved 350 g bundle asparagus spears, trimmed 200 g podded fresh or frozen broad beans 1 tbsp Dijon mustard 2 tbsp lemon juice 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 3 spring onions, trimmed and finely chopped 100 g Greek feta cheese, crumbled 2 tbsp chopped fresh dill Method 1Place the potatoes in a saucepan and cover with…

Kilmare Pancakes

This image and recipe are courtesy of Aldi.co.uk Smoked salmon and cream cheese add a touch of luxury to these delicious pancake rolls, although you can experiment with different fillings – whatever your family fancy!   Ingredients 100g Plain Flour 280ml Milk 2 Large Eggs Pinch of Salt ¼ tsp White Ground Pepper 12g Chopped Fresh Chives Some Olive Oil for frying 200g Smoked Salmon 70g Pack Rocket Leaves 200g Soft Plain Cheese   Method…

Juicy Watermelon, Feta and Mint salad

This image and recipe are courtesy of Sainsburys.co.uk   A refreshing 15-minute salad that’s full of juicy watermelon, crunchy radish and peppery watercress. Chunks of salty feta and a sprinkling of toasted pine nuts elevates this dish to salad heaven   Ingredients For the salad 650g watermelon, cut into triangles 400g radishes, thinly sliced 80g bag watercress, spinach and rocket salad 15g fresh mint, roughly chopped 150g feta 35g pine nuts, toasted For the dressing…

Ultimate Barbecue Steak Sarnie

This image and recipe are courtesy of Sainsburys.co.uk Ingredients 250g pomodorino tomatoes, washed and finely chopped 4 spring onions, washed and finely sliced 1 tsp dried mixed herbs 1 red chilli, washed and finely chopped 1 tsp red wine vinegar 1 tsp caster sugar 1 tbsp olive oil 1 garlic clove, crushed 368g sandwich steaks 200g courgettes, cut into long thin slices 2 half ciabattas, halved lengthways 4 round lettuce leaves, washed 3 tbsp onion…

Saag Aloo Frittata

This image and recipe are courtesy of Sainsburys.co.uk   This tasty frittata is perfect to pack for a picnic or in your lunchbox. Serve it with mango chutney   Ingredients 250g potatoes, peeled and cut into 2cm dice 1 tsp turmeric 2 x 260g bags spinach 2 tbsp vegetable oil 1 large onion, thinly sliced 1½ tsp cumin seeds 1 red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped 5 large eggs   Method Add the potatoes and…

Blackened Spiced Spatchcock Chicken

This recipe and image are courtesy of Tesco.com   Marinated in a medley of coffee, sugar and rich spices for a gorgeous charred effect, this spatchcock chicken is what barbecues were made for. High in protein, low in salt and suitable for gluten-free and dairy-free diets, it’s sure to go down a storm. Ingredients   1.8kg large chicken 1 tbsp olive oil 3 tsp instant coffee granules 1 tbsp brown sugar 1 tsp allspice 2…

Pea & Asparagus Tart

This image and recipe are courtesy of Waitrose.com   Ingredients FOR THE PASTRY 225g plain flour 100g unsalted butter 3 tbsp grated Parmigiano Reggiano ¼ tsp cracked black pepper FOR THE FILLING 230g asparagus, trimmed  190g fresh peas 1 bunch salad onions, chopped into thirds 1 tbsp butter 170ml pot single cream 3 Free Range Eggs 50g Gruyère cheese ½ x 25g pack fresh chives, snipped 75g bag pea shoots FOR THE DRESSING  1 tbsp…

Halloumi & Vegetable Skewers

This image and recipe are courtesy of Sainsburys.co.uk These halloumi and vegetable skewers are so versatile, you could use just about any veg.  Cook them on the BBQ on sunny days, or in the oven on indoor days. Ingredients 225 g lighter halloumi, cubed 2 red peppers, deseeded and cut into bite-size pieces 8 small shallots, peeled 100 g baby button mushrooms, halved 2 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice 60 ml olive oil 2 tbsp chopped fresh mint 1 pinch of crushed chillies Method Spear the halloumi, peppers, shallots…

Chicken, Chorizo and Bean Pasta

This image and recipe are courtesy of Waitrose.com Serves: 4 Ingredients 300g Wholewheat Penne (or pasta of your choice) 1 tbsp olive oil 2 chicken breast fillets, thinly sliced 120g Diced Chorizo 250g pack cherry tomatoes, halved 400g can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed 100g frozen peas, defrosted 2 tbsp chopped parsley, to serve Method 1. Cook the pasta in boiling water for 11-13 minutes until tender. Drain and return to the pan. 2. Meanwhile, heat…

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