Monthly Archives: April 2011

Basic Tomato Sauce for Pasta

This is the basic tomato pasta sauce that can be used as it is simply with pasta and can also be adapted to make different types of sauce with the addition of other ingredients such as minced beef, bacon, mushrooms, olives etc. … Continue reading

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Syn Free or Low Syn Picnic

With a little planning and forethought I enjoyed a tasty and satisfying picnic. Pasta Quiche free on extra easy free on green free on red if using free vegetables on that plan  1 packet of Batchelors pasta and sauce (a lot are syn … Continue reading

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Spaghetti Alla Matricciana (Bacon and Chilli Tomato Pasta)

Spaghetti Alla Matricciana (Bacon and Chilli Tomato Pasta) Serves 4 syn free on extra easy This recipe uses a variation on the basic tomato sauce for pasta.   400g cooking bacon with visible fat removed and cut in to 1cm … Continue reading

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Salsa Chicken

Serves four. 400g chicken breast cut in to bite sized pieces 1 green pepper sliced 1 red and 1 one white onion sliced 6 medium tomatoes sliced 2 garlic cloves finely chopped 1, 2 or 3 chili peppers depending how … Continue reading

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Moroccan Rice and Chickpeas

This is really easy and quick to make! Serves 4 Syns per serving 1/2 syn on extra easy 1/2 syn on green   300g Easy cook Basmalti rice 425g Birds eye frozen field fresh select mixed vegetables (I used sainsburys … Continue reading

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Potato Leek and Celery Soup

1 large onion sliced 3 celery sticks coarsely chopped 3 leeks coarsely chopped 1 kilo of white potatoes cut in to 2cm cubes tablespoon of herbs 2 cloves of garlic sliced 1 vegetable oxo salt and pepper 25g barley 25g rice … Continue reading

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Bacon and Bean Chili

Serves 4. 250g pack of bacon, trimmed of fat and cut in to small strips 2 large onions coarsely chopped 1 tin kidney beans 2 tins chopped tomatoes 1 or 2 chilies finely chopped (add as many as you want if … Continue reading

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Pork and Cider Hotpot

Serves 4 Syns per serving 2 syns on extra easy 500g pack pork steaks, all visible fat removed, cut into bite sized pieces 6 baby leeks, thickly sliced 2 celery sticks, thickly sliced 10oz/ 283g baby carrots, trimmed 1 garlic … Continue reading

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Pork Stir Fry

Serves 4 Syns per serving free on extra easy Marinade together: 500g pack pork steaks, all visible fat removed, cut in to 1cm wide strips 2 large onions sliced (one red one white) 2 large peppers sliced (one red one green) 6 … Continue reading

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