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Your favourite midweek meals?(4 Posts)
Living with my parents while DP is away and our house sale is going through and they are in a rut. We’ve decided we will each cook 2 nights each and I want to use my 2 nights to make them new things to try as they eat the same meals every week and are getting bored. Dad will eat anything but mum is very fussy, no spicy food, no fish, no tomato sauces, limited veg
My list so far
Arancini with salad
Yoghurt chicken flatbread thing - recipe?
Sausage and mushroom pasta
They normally eat
Sliced pork belly roast
What’s your favourite midweek meal I can try and woo them with?
Are they open to trying new things?
Paprika chicken skewers, just chicken breast dusted with paprika threaded on skewers. Paprika not spicy but may just be a different flavour. Intersperse with veg of choice. Serve with wedges and salad.
How about toad in the hole? add slices of red onion along with the sausages and some whole grain mustard in the batter.
Maybe mix things up the jacket potatoes and introduce them to sweet potato.
Roast gammon with a marmalade glaze.
Quiche or a puff pastry tart
Pork or beef stroganoff
Chicken, bacon and orzo pasta
Liver and bacon
Mild chilli using any type of mince or variety of beans, omitting tomatoes
Could you "hide" veg and lentils in your dishes?
Couscous salad www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/11690/10minute-couscous-salad
Sweet potato bake www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/1089637/sweet-potato-and-spinach-bake
Ham and cheese bread and butter pudding www.theworktop.com/breakfast-brunch-recipes/savory-bread-pudding-ham-cheese/
Egg fried rice
Sweet and sour chicken
Pesto chicken pasta
Mustard bacon-wrapped chicken www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/4814/mustardstuffed-chicken
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