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How can I turn a packet of frankfurters into an edible meal?

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fatsatsuma Tue 04-Aug-09 18:20:04

DD coerced me into buying them, but I cannot think how to turn them into an appealing meal - appealing to me at least - dc's would prob eat them straight out of the packet.<boak>

Any suggestions most gratefully received. Otherwise I will have to 'lose' them... grin

LIZS Tue 04-Aug-09 18:22:28

slice , add to a tomato based sauce and serve with pasta.

janeite Tue 04-Aug-09 18:22:54

I'm veggie, so don't use them but Nigella has a recipe for a split pea and frankfurter soup.

I use veggie ones in a sausage casserole and they're lovely,; perhaps you could do similar?

Or slice them into an omelette and have with salad?

PerArduaAdNauseum Tue 04-Aug-09 18:23:05

A favourite lazy supper is rice, peas, sweetcorn, with chopped in (vege) franks and gravy. Eaten out of the bowl with a spoon. Does that appeal?

(And can you guess what I'm now having tomorrow?)

ScummyMummy Tue 04-Aug-09 18:23:48

Chop them into a potato salad?

Buy some hotdog rolls and relish?

Make mash and they can be the bangers?

ScummyMummy Tue 04-Aug-09 18:25:50

Just this once, could you make hotdogs for the kids (if they're not your thing) and have something else yummy for yourself? Children do love hotdogs, ime.

Mumcentreplus Tue 04-Aug-09 18:42:03

slice them..fry them gently in olive oil with a little spring onion chopped and garlic,crushed black pepper,sliced mushrooms..add tomato pasta sauce simmer...add cooked pasta and mix...sprinkle with cheese..yum

fatsatsuma Tue 04-Aug-09 18:48:43

Wow, lots of replies, thanks everyone! smile

Need to cook them this evening (clearing out the fridge) so I think we're heading in a pasta sauce kinda direction.

All your ideas sound good, but Mumcentreplus, you have managed to make them sound positively appealing - well done!

<heads for cooker feeling more optimistic>

monkeypinkmonkey Tue 04-Aug-09 19:00:40

Put them in maccaronni cheese.

alypaly Tue 04-Aug-09 19:03:32

boli some potatoes, cut them into 1.5 inch cubes.
put them in a dish with a can of baked beans and 3-4 tbsp tommy k.fry off some sliced onions and add.chop up franfurters and a can off corned beef and bake till lightly coloured on top.
absolutely scrummy with daddies sauce on

supersalstrawberry Tue 04-Aug-09 19:03:43

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

ScummyMummy Tue 04-Aug-09 19:06:54

Yum, sal! Was worrying that I was the only one recommending unhealthy hotdogs (I love 'em right along with the boys) until you came along and trumped me!

fatsatsuma Tue 04-Aug-09 20:28:39

Am seriously tempted by the hotdog idea for another occasion shock

Turned them into a really quite nice pasta sauce - who'd have thought it?!

Thanks for all the good ideas. smile

Mumcentreplus Wed 05-Aug-09 08:57:40

YW fatsat glad you enjoyed your meal

fatsatsuma Wed 05-Aug-09 18:54:01

I even scoffed the leftovers secretly for lunch grin

claricebeansmum Wed 05-Aug-09 18:55:35

Cook, cool and chop.
Boil new pots.
Combine altogether with mayo.
Yummy yummy

Spagblog Wed 05-Aug-09 18:58:55

Fry sliced onions, add the sliced frankfurters and then mix into pasta.
Include some bacon if you have any

fatsatsuma Wed 05-Aug-09 19:08:32

A whole new world of frankfurters is opening up before me

<peers anxiously at self in mirror>

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