Vegetarian sausage casserole – Recipe 1

Vegetarian sausage casserole – Recipe

A simple vegetarian sausage casserole that packs a punch of smoky paprika. Using frozen veggie sausages and a few store-cupboard heroes, it’s inexpensive, quick to make and flexible: if you haven’t got butter beans swap in another type of bean. It can be cooked on the hob or in the oven. Ingredients 1 tbsp olive […]

White fish and bacon parcels – Recipe 2

White fish and bacon parcels – Recipe

Here’s a meal of oven-baked fish wrapped in bacon! Customise it with an optional olive and anchovy paste for those who like stronger flavours. Use frozen fish to cut the cost. Ingredients For the tapenade (optional) 1 small bunch flatleaf parsley, roughly chopped 3-4 sun-dried tomatoes, to taste 15g/½oz black or green pitted olives, roughly […]

Penne with roasted vegetable and tomato sauce – Recipe 3

Penne with roasted vegetable and tomato sauce – Recipe

Add spices to mostly ready-made ingredients and you can knock together a family meal for well under in no time. Each serving provides 439 kcal, 16.5g protein, 63g carbohydrates (of which 8g sugars), 12g fat (of which 4g saturates), 6g fibre and 0.3 g salt. Ingredients 300g/10½oz penne 400g tin chopped tomatoes 2 tbsp extra […]

Lighter lemon pasta and spinach bake – Recipe 6

Lighter lemon pasta and spinach bake – Recipe

Put together healthy veg with yummy mustard and cheese sauce and you’ve got a great pasta bake. Each serving provides 459 kcal, 24g protein, 63g carbohydrate (of which 6.5g sugars), 11g fat (of which 5.5g saturates), 6g fibre and 0.6g salt. Ingredients 300g/10½oz dried macaroni 200g/7oz broccoli, cut into small florets 100g/3½oz baby spinach, any […]

Easy, healthy banana oat pancakes – Recipe 7

Easy, healthy banana oat pancakes – Recipe

Deliciously light and fluffy banana pancakes, made healthier by using wholemeal flour for extra fibre. Serve in stacks with sliced banana and crunchy pecan nuts, or mixed berries. Ingredients 125g/4½oz wholemeal self-raising flour ½ tsp baking powder 1 large egg 150ml/¼ pint semi-skimmed milk 1 ripe banana (approx. 150g/5½oz), roughly mashed 1 tsp sunflower or […]

Butternut squash and sweet potato curry – Recipe 9

Butternut squash and sweet potato curry – Recipe

This is a rambunctiously vibrant vegan curry, both to look at and eat. It is rich, sweet and hearty, with tomatoes providing a balancing acidity and the curry paste bringing uncompromising fire. Of course chillies do vary in heat, so if you’re after something a little less passage-clearing, use two rather than three, and if […]