Monday, 27 June 2011

Beef & roasted vegetable lasagne

Serves 4
Syn free on EE, can be syn free on green if quorn mince is used or no mince
6 syns if cheese is not used a healthy extra A

500g extra lean or quorn mince
2 courgettes, diced
1 red pepper diced
1 onion diced
1 pack of mushrooms sliced
2 tins of chopped tomatos
1 crushed garlic clove
fry light
Lasagne sheets
168g of reduced fat cheddar (6 syn or healthy extra A)

1. place the pepper and courgette on a baking tray with fry light for 10 minutes
2. in a pan with fry light, fry the onion, mince, garlic and mushrooms
3. When browned add the roasted vegetables to the mince mixture and the tinned tomatos.
4. Simmer on a low heat for 10 minutes.
5. Put a layer of the mixture into a casserole dish, then top with lasagne sheets, continue until the mixture is used, the top layer should be the mince mixture.
6. Top with the grated cheese then cover in foil.
7. Cook at 180c for 15 minutes.
8. Remove the foil and cook for a further 10-15 minutes.
9. Serve with a side salad.

Thursday, 16 June 2011

Tomato & red pepper soup

Syn free on green and extra easy

Makes 4 portions

1 onion diced
2 red peppers cut in small pieces
2 tins of baked beans in tomato sauce
1 tin chopped tomatoes
1 pint of vegetable stock (chicken stock is nice if on extra easy)

1. Add all ingredients to the pan and simmer for 15 minutes
2. Blend it and serve.

Chilli & garlic prawns

Serves 2, syn free on EE

1 pack of cooked prawns
180g of spaghetti
1 tin of chopped tomatos
1 chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
1 garlic clove crushed

1.Cook the pasta to packet instructions

2.Fry the chilli and garlic

3.Add the fried chilli and garlic to the chopped tomatoes and prawns in a pan and simmer for 10 minutes until warmed through

4. Put the pasta in a bowl and top with the prawn and tomato mixture

Frothy Freddie

Serves 3, 0.5 syn per person

1 hartleys sugar free jelly (1.5 syn)
2 muller lights

1. Make the jelly up with 1/2 pint boiling water & 1/2 pint cold water

2. Stir in the 2 muller lights

3. Every 10 minutes for the first hour then leave to set over night

orange jelly with a mandarin & a chocolate and orange muller light
raspberry jelly with a vanilla & a raspberry and cranberry mullerlight
strawberry jelly with a strawberry & a raspberry and cranberry mullerlight

Comfort food crunch

Serves 1 , syn free using 1 hxa & 1/2 hxb

1 small tin or snack pot of beans
1 slice of wholemeal bread from 400g loaf made into breadcrumbs
42g of reduced fat cheese
1/2 red or White onion diced
1/2 pack of mushrooms
Fry light

Fry the onion & mushrooms until browned & soft

Mix onion, mushrooms & beans and put into an oven proof bowl

Top with breadcrumbs & then cheese and cook at 180c until chese has melted