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TiReDmUmone Sat 23-Mar-19 19:38:15

Looking for some new meal ideas please any ideas welcome thank you

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sleepismysuperpower1 Sat 23-Mar-19 21:45:55

hunters chicken is lovely with some potato wedges!

Chlo1674 Sat 23-Mar-19 21:47:44

Chicken Pasta Alfredo. It’s very easy. I used a recipe by Tasty tasty.co/recipe/easy-chicken-alfredo-penne although there are lots of other versions. My children loved it.

Ricekrispie22 Sun 24-Mar-19 05:53:58

Tuna burgers
Enchiladas
Toad in the hole
Jambalaya
Bobotie
Falafel and pitta bread
Thai chicken curry
Spinach and feta filo pie
Stuffed peppers
Beef goulash
Stroganoff
Kedgeree
Chicken or lamb pilaf

Sunonthepatio Sun 24-Mar-19 09:00:07

I like Thai red.curry as it is so quick. Red curry paste from Tesco in pan, add chopped chicken, add tin coconut milk, cook 15 minutes, add any vegetable, cook 5 minutes. Eat with rice.

Sometimes I start with a fried onion and garlic but not always.

AtleastitsnotMonday Sun 24-Mar-19 13:12:48

Any likes/dislikes allergies etc? What are your current staples, any time restrictions?

TiReDmUmone Mon 25-Mar-19 14:39:12

Thank you everyone I will give these ago smile

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TiReDmUmone Mon 25-Mar-19 14:40:08

@AtleastitsnotMonday no allergies however I am a nurse so have some time restrictions working shifts 3 days

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caperplips Mon 25-Mar-19 16:57:48

I have never made hunters chicken before but I like the sounds of it.
Which BBQ sauce works best in this?
Thanks

sleepismysuperpower1 Mon 25-Mar-19 17:07:47

caperplips i use homemade bbq sauce, and I use this recipe. its american, so 1/4 cup= 60ml x

UnPocoLoco2 Mon 25-Mar-19 22:36:09

Boiled eggs with 'stuff' like salad, ham slices, fruit pieces, nuts, chocolate etc
Sausages ' roast veg, Yorkshire veg and gravy
Cauliflower cheese with sausages
Chicken korma/ tikka masala with rice and a curry veg side dish

caperplips Tue 26-Mar-19 14:48:44

thank you SO much for the recipe sleepismysuperpower1 (great name btw!)

I will definitely give this a go!

sleepismysuperpower1 Tue 26-Mar-19 16:42:59

caperplips no problem, i'm glad i could help! x

TiReDmUmone Sat 30-Mar-19 09:05:00

Thank you some great ideas I've bought some Tupperware boxes wanting to batch cook

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Visioncroquet Fri 05-Apr-19 14:44:27

I'm giving this a go tonight :

realfood.tesco.com/recipes/spinach-mushroom-and-squash-lasagne.html

Mitsouko67 Fri 05-Apr-19 19:29:59

Hunters chicken in the oven. Very easy to make and smells good!

SapatSea Mon 08-Apr-19 17:45:55

Look at the Hello Fresh (and Gousto) sites they have recipe archives, very quick , easy meals. I often add extra veg in. Good Orzo dishes, easy peasy chinese meals, wraps and curries/tagines. Really helped simplify my cooking

foodiemama26 Mon 08-Apr-19 19:19:28

Chicken/steak/veggie fajitas (I take the kids out of the pan to cool and then add more spice for us).

Eatwell for less one pot chorizo spaghetti is fab if you’re short on time.

Pulled pork, brioche buns, salad leaves and coleslaw

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