Cajun ‘Chicken’ Carbonara

This comforting, creamy dish for one packs a lot of flavour for a dish cooked in less than 20 minutes.

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Ultimate creamy, cheesy pasta

You can’t have a creamy, cheesy bowl of pasta without blowing all of the months syns right? Wrong! Serves 4-6 people (3 syns between 4 people or 2 syns between 6 people) 500g Spaghetti/macaroni 4 tbsp Elmlea light double cream (8 syns) 4 tbsp Freshly grated parmesan (4 syns) 100ml of the starchy pasta water […]

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Bourgignon bolognese

Sometimes we don’t all have time to slave over a stove so here is my 20 minute version of the classic beef bourgignon! Serves 4-6 250g extra lean beef mince 250g chestnut mushrooms (quartered) 1 large onion, celery stick and carrot (diced) 1 tin tomatoes + 1tbsp tomato purée 1 tsp oregano, basil and rosemary […]

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Basic Bolognese

Sometimes children need a little persuasion to eat vegetables. What better way than to make a home-made, vegetable sauce? 1 large onion, carrot, celery stick (finely chopped or food processed) 2 tins tomatoes 2 tbsp tomato puree half tin (tomato tin emptied) water 3 tsp Schwartz garlic italian seasoning salt and pepper to taste 500g extra […]

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