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Favourite go to meal when you can't be bothered to cook a full on dinner!

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Prettypetals33 Tue 29-Sep-20 20:01:47

A few staples of mine are:

Tuna pasta (always have both in the cupboards at all time)
Spaghetti hoops on toast
Cheesy beans on jacket potato smile

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SilenceOfTheEmu Tue 29-Sep-20 20:15:55

Mushroom risotto (Just a packet of ‘Gallo’ Risotto pronto - you just add water and shove it on the hob and can let it do it’s thing, then add a knob of butter and a bit of grated cheese at the end!)
Or
Can of tuna mix up with white rice, tomatoes, cucumber, sweetcorn, peas (Any salad or veg really that you have in the fridge/freezer) and mayonnaise - it makes a really nice tuna rice salad.

NeedingCoffee Tue 29-Sep-20 20:19:02

Spaghetti with a garlicky fried egg broken over the top. Yum yum yum. Can add spinach / greens / broccoli on the side if you insist.

Ihatesandwiches Tue 29-Sep-20 20:20:23

Pesto, quesadillas, tinned soup and cheese on crackers

caringcarer Tue 29-Sep-20 20:20:54

Cheese and ham omelette.

ODFOx Tue 29-Sep-20 20:23:29

Carbonara.

ifyoulikepinacolada Tue 29-Sep-20 20:24:29

Pasta pesto with a load of (frozen) veggies chucked in. And tonnes of parmesan!

BigcatLittlecat Tue 29-Sep-20 20:26:17

Egg mayonnaise and tomatoes on baked potatoes! My favourite!

MyGirlDaisy Tue 29-Sep-20 20:26:48

Beans on toast

ScrapThatThen Tue 29-Sep-20 20:29:17

Refried beans between two wraps and warmed in the frying pan makes great quesadillas.

Baked potato with cottage cheese for me.

CeibaTree Tue 29-Sep-20 20:29:34

Baked potatoes with beans and cheese.

DaisyandRoses Tue 29-Sep-20 20:30:12

Pot noodles, chicken dippers with spaghetti (classy I know!), a bar of chocolate, Lloyd Grossman garlic and tomato sauce with spaghetti and grated parmesan. A whole box of fish fingers on their own. Tuna mayo pasta with cheese.

jitterbugintomybrain Tue 29-Sep-20 20:30:47

Omelette full of veg - love it

ThorFull Tue 29-Sep-20 20:32:15

Brinner.
Hash browns, Linda McCartney sausages, and baked beans. Maybe a scrambled egg.
I’m not a vegetarian, they’re just not fatty So really easy to clean the oven tray after.

Puppy74 Tue 29-Sep-20 20:32:28

@DaisyandRoses lol can't go wrong with chicken dippers you know! OMG I eat fish fingers on their own as well ha

Aquamarine1029 Tue 29-Sep-20 20:34:20

Eggs! Either over easy on toast, scrambled on toast or an omelette. We have our own chickens so we always have loads of eggs on hand. I make at least one very large frittata for dinner every week.

toomanyspiderplants Tue 29-Sep-20 20:36:58

egg and chips!

CorianderLord Tue 29-Sep-20 20:37:33

Bean quesadillas.

Throw black beans, coriander, cheese, Tom purée, hot sauce and some red onion and fresh toms into a food processor.

Blitz.

Press on a tortilla and fold in half. Cook in a pan. Serve with whatever salad leaves you have.

You can customise with what you have too.

TwigTheWonderKid Tue 29-Sep-20 20:38:39

Uitsmijter

MrsCrosbyNRTB Tue 29-Sep-20 20:39:19

Poached eggs on toast with hash browns
Pasta and pesto
Stir fry with random needs eating up veg, a packet of sauce and microwave rice
Beans on toast with cheese and chilli flakes
Tinned tomato soup with a cheese and chilli quesadilla
Toasties
Hummus, pita bread, olives and tomatoes
Spicy Mexican microwave rice with a tin of mackerel
Wine and crisps wink

DaisyandRoses Tue 29-Sep-20 20:41:56

Puppy74

*@DaisyandRoses* lol can't go wrong with chicken dippers you know! OMG I eat fish fingers on their own as well ha

It’s just that really comforting ‘kids food!’ I love it. The fish fingers have to be grilled though- oven cooking is criminal!

Puppy74 Tue 29-Sep-20 20:50:10

@DaisyandRoses
Dare I say LO loves smiley faces and potato croquettes!! (once in a while treat, her diet is very rarely beige!!)

BreatheAndFocus Tue 29-Sep-20 20:50:21

Omelette
Tuna and tomato pasta
Jacket potato, baked beans and cheese
Pasta with pesto from a jar and tuna and/or cannelloni beans mixed in

LocalLockdowner Tue 29-Sep-20 20:51:57

Shop pizza - (pizza express)
Poached eggs on toast
Marmite on toast
Cheese on toast
Baked beans on toast
Tuna sweet corn mayo jacket spud

pastabest Tue 29-Sep-20 20:53:43

Egg chips and Beans
Microwave mash potato and sausages
Fresh pasta and fresh pasta sauce (less than 8 mins from switching on the hob to on the plate'
Microwave rice with reheated leftovers
Fishfingers waffles and peas

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