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edited 2 March 2010 at 9:05PM in Old Style MoneySaving
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  • SeeWeedSeeWeed Forumite
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    Pork Burgers with Salad

    500g Minced Pork
    2 tbsp Worcestershire Sauce
    4 rashers streaky bacon
    Lettuce and tomatoes
    Mayonnaise
    Burger Buns
    Salt and Pepper

    Season the meat and add worcestershire sauce, mix well and shape into 4 burger shapes. Grill for about 8 minutes on each side. Add bacon for last 8 minutes.

    Put tomato and lettuce on burger buns, add pork burger, a dollop of mayonnaise and bacon on top.
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  • SeeWeedSeeWeed Forumite
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    Salmon and Dill Fishcakes

    700g Potatoes cut into chunks
    2 tbsp Milk
    Tinned Salmon (drained)
    Knob of Butter
    Onion finely chopped
    2 Tbsp creamed horseradish
    1 Tbsp chopped fresh dill
    1 Egg
    225g Breadcrumbs

    Cook the potatoes for about 15 minutes until tender. Drain and mash.
    Heat the butter in a pan and cook the onion for 4 minutes, mix into the mashed potatoes with 2 tbsp of milk, the horseradish and dill. Stir in salmon.
    Shape into eight cakes and dip into egg, then breadcrumbs. Heat the oil in a frying pan and lightly fry for 6 minutes, turning half way.
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    Bacon and Cheese Fritatta with Tomato Salsa

    8 rashers of back bacon
    spring onions chopped
    8 eggs
    85g cheddar cheese cut into chunks
    2 tbsp milk
    knob of butter
    4 tomatoes
    red chilli
    bunch fresh coriander
    juice of 1 lime
    red onion chopped

    Cut the bacon into small pieces and fry for 5 minutes. Add spring onions and cook for further 5 minutes.
    Beat the eggs and milk and season. Mix in nearly all the bacon with the spring onions and cheese.
    Melt the butter in a frying pan and add mixture. Cook gently for 6-8 minutes until lightly set. Sprinkle left over bacon on top and finish under grill to brown.

    Chop the chilli, onion, coriander and tomatoes into small pieces, add a squeeze of lime juice.

    Serve the frittata with the salsa and crusty bread.
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  • jcr16jcr16 Forumite
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    thanks for all that. i have printed everything out and gonna give it a try. it all sounds so yummy yum yum.
  • SeeWeedSeeWeed Forumite
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    Chilli Bean Tortillas

    500g mince beef
    onion chopped
    1 tsp chilli powder
    1 tsp cumin
    tin chopped tomatoes
    200g can drained kidney beans
    8 tortillas
    lettuce shredded
    grated cheddar, soured cream and lemon to serve.

    Brown mince and drain fat, add onion and cook for 8 minutes. Add chilli powder and cumin and cook through for a minute. Add tomatoes and beans and bring to the boil.
    Reduce heat and cover and simmer for 30 minutes.
    Warm the tortillas in the microwave.
    Serve and let everyone help themselves!
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  • SeeWeedSeeWeed Forumite
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    Chicken with Cannellini Beans

    2tbsp olive oil
    4 chicken breasts
    1/2 tsp paprika
    onion chopped
    100g bacon chopped
    tin tomatoes
    can cannellini beans
    150ml chicken stock
    lemon juice
    2 tbsp fresh parsley

    Heat oil in large frying pan. Season the chicken and sprinkle with paprika. Fry for 8 minutes and turn for a further 6 minutes until cooked. remove and keep warm.
    Fry onion and bacon for 5 minutes until bacon is crispy. Add the tomatoes, beans and chicken stock.
    Add chicken and bring to the boil and simmer for 2-3 minutes. Season and add a squeeze of lemon juice. Sprinkle over the parsley before serving.
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  • SeeWeedSeeWeed Forumite
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    Lamb Hotpot

    Ok I have to say being a lancashire lass this is not an authentic hotpot! But it does taste lovely :D

    8 Lamb Chops
    4 Potatoes
    4 Carrots
    3 Onions
    Sprig fresh rosemary
    600 ml Chicken Stock
    Oil for frying.

    Heat oil in frying pan season the lamb chops before browning.
    Add a layer of potatoes to a casserole dish, followed by a layer of carrots, then onions. Next add the lamb chops and rosemary then a layer of onions, carrots and finish with the potatoes. Add the chicken stock, cover and cook in oven gas mark 4 for 2-3 hours. About 30 minutes before serving add a small knob of butter over the potatoes and take the lid of to brown the top.
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  • SeeWeedSeeWeed Forumite
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    What about snacks, luch and brekkie? very impressed so far tho!

    Breakfast is usually cereal, porridge or toast nothing fancy!
    Lunch is usually sandwiches, soup, salad etc
    Snacks are fruit, yoghurt, cereal or HM biscuits and cake

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    Jacket Potatoes with Leeks and Mackeral

    4 Baking Potatoes
    2 Leeks sliced
    2 tbsp creamed horseradish
    4 smoked mackeral
    lemon juice
    50g butter

    Bake the potatoes in oven.
    Heat butter in pan and cook the leeks for about 5 minutes, add the horseradish, flaked fish and lemon juice. Season with pepper.
    Halve the potatoes and mash the top with a fork, spread mixture on top and serve.
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  • SeeWeedSeeWeed Forumite
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    Tagliatelle with Smoked Salmon

    250g mushrooms
    taglietelle pasta
    125g smoked salmon trimmings
    3tbsp fresh parsley
    1 tbsp oil
    200ml creme fraiche
    lemon juice from 1/2 lemon

    heat the oil in a pan and fry the mushrooms until brown. Cook the taglietelle in a large pan.
    Stir the salmon, parlsey, creme fraiche iand lemon juice into the mushrooms and season.
    Drain pasta and stir sauce into it. Serve immediately.
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