Dad's special

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Serves: 4

By lowie131



  • 1 handful cheddar grated

  • 1 tin baked beans

  • 1 tin of salmon (pink or red)

  • 1 carrot grated

  • 1 mashed potato


  1. Peel the potatoes and boil or steam until soft. While they are cooking, prepare the other ingredients.
  2. Grate some cheddar cheese (mild or strong depending on your child's tastes) into a bowl and put to one side.
  3. Grate some carrot into another bowl. Put this to one side.
  4. Put the salmon into a bowl and mash with a fork so that it can be spread. Put to one side.
  5. Empty the tin of beans into a saucepan or bowl for the microwave.
  6. Once the potatoes are ready, mash with a small amount of butter and milk. Spread the mashed potato onto a plate so that it covers the whole plate.
  7. Put on a layer of grated carrot evenly over the mashed potato.
  8. On top of this layer, put the salmon, building up the layers as you go.
  9. Heat the baked beans and place on top of the salmon, spreading out over the plate.
  10. Cover with the grated cheese.

Handy Hint

The ingredients can be adapted according to what your children like. For vegetarians you could leave out the salmon.

Additional Information

  • carrot

  • Can Freeze

  • Kids can help

  • Budget

  • Fish

  • Snack

  • Nut Free

  • Egg Free

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  • lowie131 29/01/08 10:37

    This makes a very nutritious meal loved by all the family. The children love all the different layers and can help to put onto their plate too.