Chicken risotto. We use half a £3 chicken on Sunday for a roast, then the other half with finely chopped onion, peas, mushrooms and rice. Total cost of the meal is about £2.50 for 4 people. Or £3.50 if you add salad.
Fish, chips, and veg. Basics white fish dipped in tempura batter (SR flour and sparkling water, seasoned) with oven baked chips and frozen mixed veg. Total cost: £3.50
Pasta bake: basics pasta, onion, courgette, tomato, red pepper, squeeze of garlic paste and mixed herbs with mozzarella topping - all from basics range. Total: £2.50 approx or £3.50 with salad
Homemade pizza: bread mix; tomato and garlic paste and dried herbs, mozzarella, olives served with carrot sticks and sweetcorn Total cost:£2.50
Pork loins with polenta chips, carrots and broccoli - £5.
Has anyone suggested stir fry - bit of shredded cabbage, spring onions, very finely sliced bell pepper etc, one large chicken breast cut into slivers, small piece ginger, couple of cloves of garlic and some soy sauce.
pasta with caramelised onions topped with a little grated gran padano pasta with walnuts, parsley and cream pasta with mashed avocado, garlic and lime juice pasta with smoked salmon trimmings, cream, lemon juice and frozen peas nutty potato cakes - mashed potatoes mixed with chopped nuts, onion and parsley, shaped into patties dipped in flour and fried, served with salad potato, bacon and onion bake served with carrots and cabbage slow braised cabbage pasta with sour cream spiced cabbage and potatoes potato and onion pie savoury bread and butter pudding lentil and potato curry lentil stew bean and ham soup pea dahl pea soup creamed tuna with rice and peas chicken and rice soup with crusty bread spanish rice with chicken tomato mince with pasta mushroom mince tuna wedge melt toad in the hole white fish chowder lentil soup cauliflower and bacon soup cauliflower cheese kidney bean, tomato and mushroom pie scrambled egg rice mince and tatties stovies beany mince crumble macaroni cheese pasta with ham, eggs and leeks pasta with leeks and cheese lentil and barley stew barley and mushroom bake lentils and rice lentil tacos