Tuesday, 10 January 2012

Spinach & mushroom cannelloni

serves 4, free on green & EE (add 6 syns if cheese isnt being used as healthy extra.

250g chopped spinach
225g fat free cottage cheese
2 egg yolks
2 garlic cloves
110g mushrooms chopped
1 onion, chopped
1 red pepper, chopped
180g reduced fat cheese
250g pack of dried cannelloni
550g of passata
Salad to serve

1. Preheat oven to 200c.

2. Fry the onions and peppers in fry light till soft.

3. In a bowl mix the spinach, cottage cheese, egg yolks, garlic, mushrooms, onion, pepper & half the cheese into a bowl, season well and mix well.

4. Fill the cannelloni tubes with the mixture using a spoon or a piping bag.

5. Place the tubes into a baking tray and cover in passata and the remainder of the cheese.

6. Cover with foil and bake for 20 minutes, remove the foil and bake for a further 20 minutes or until the pasta in centre and the top is golden.

7. Divide between four plates and serve with the salad.

Saturday, 7 January 2012

Chicken, spinach & potato curry

4 - free on EE

4 cloves crushed
10 cardamom pods
2 tsp of ground coriander & cumin
1 tsp ground cinnamon & chilli
1 tbsp curry powder
1/4 tsp turmeric
Fry light
1 onion diced
5 garlic cloves
2.5 cm piece of ginger peeled & grates
300g potatoes peeled & diced
450g chicken diced
400g chopped tomatos
2 tsp sweetener
300ml chicken stock
1/2 pack of spinach
Rice to serve

1. Fry onion 5-6 min till softened
2. Add spices & fry for 2 min extra
3. Stir in garlic & ginger for 2 mins.
4. Add potato & chicken and fry till slightly coloured
5. Add tomatos, sweetener & stock and simmer for 45 mins or until chickens cooked & potatoes are soft.
6. Add spinach and wait until its wilted
7. Serve with the rice