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WHAT’S FOR DINNER TONIGHT?

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , on June 1, 2010 by Mandy

BANGERS AND MASH WITH A TWIST

INGREDIENTS

  • • 15ml olive oil
  • • 1 onion, chopped
  • • 2 x cans chopped tomatoes
  • • 300ml water
  • • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • • 4 cups mashed potato
  • • 8 beef sausages
  • • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • • 1 sachet Country Hotpot
  • • 1 cup frozen peas
  • • 50 ml freshly chopped mixed herbs
  • • 15ml butter

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Heat oil in a frying pan and cook sausages for about 8 minutes over medium heat until brown.
  2. Set aside.
  3. Add onion and garlic to the frying pan and cook until soft.
  4. Add sausages, tomatoes, Sachet Country Hotpot and water to the frying pan and cook for 15 minutes until cooked through.
  5. Add the peas, seasoning and herbs and cook for a further 5 minutes.
  6. Pour into a casserole dish and top with mashed potato.
  7. Dot potato with butter and place under the grill to brown.

FOOD THAT WILL MAKE YOU HAPPY AND WARM INSIDE!!!!!!!

WHAT’S FOR DINNER TONIGHT?

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , on May 22, 2010 by Mandy

LAMB SHANKS MEDITERRANEAN STYLE

4 lamb shanks • Salt and pepper to taste • 2 onions, chopped • 150 ml dry white wine • 1 x Packet of Spaghetti Bolognaise mix • 10 ml dried basil • 100 ml flour • 40 ml oil • 40 ml tomato paste • 400 ml cold water • 5 ml dried thyme

 Instructions

Trim shanks of excess fat.
Combine flour, salt and pepper in a bag and coat the shanks.
Heat half the oil in the pan and brown the shanks.
Place in a casserole dish. Wipe out the pan, heat the remaining oil and fry the onion.
Add the tomato paste, wine and 400ml cold water to the pan and stir in the Spagetti Bolognaise mix contents and bring to the boil while stirring.
Simmer for 10 mins.
Add the thyme and sweet basil and pour over the shanks.   Cover and bake at 160C for 3 hrs.

SERVE ON A BED OF FLUFFY MASHED POTATOES……SO DELICIOUS!!

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