Pack of 12 Sausages (£1.79)
2 Onions sliced (20p)
2 tins baked beans (44p)
500 grms potatoes (20p)
½ Swede (24p)
1.Peel potato and swede chopped both into small pieces (44p)
2.Put in boiling water for about 10 mins to soften
3. Cook sausages until brown in frying pan (£1.79)
4. Depending on pan size you may have to cook in two halves
5. Add a little oil and cook onions (20p)
6. When cooked put together in one pan to keep warm
7. Open cans of beans and heat in a saucepan (44p)
8. Drain water, mash potato and swede with pepper and butter
9. Serve at once
Tip: This recipe provides for 4 adults with 3 sausages each. Leftover sausages can be chopped up and added to coleslaw in pitta bread or sliced with tomato sauce in a sandwich for lunch.
Cost of Meal: £2.87
Cost per person: 72p
AT THE END OF THIS WEEK
WE SHALL BE HALF WAY THROUGH THE RECIPES
NEXT WEEK THERE WILL BE A PAUSE.
I will not be idle, but collating the popular parts of recipes so I don’t have to keep put them on each recipe eg. ‘Different ways of preparing potatoes’; ‘Salad choices’ including the coleslaw recipe. And maybe a couple of cheap easy puddings to add to your meals.
This is your opportunity to retry and get familiar with your favourite recipes making up your own menu and shopping list from the past three weeks.
1. Choose and find your favourite recipes from the weekly menu’s
2. Write them against each day along with the Recipe number
3. At the same time make a list of the ingredients for that recipe
4. Check your Stock Cupboard List and begin a shopping list
5. Don’t forget to check your breakfast and lunch needs
6. For main meals e.g. if you buy a chicken plan to either use it all or freeze leftovers
7. Check you have enough flour for e.g. pizza or savour pancakes
8. Although you have a week’s menu be flexible in order not to waste food
9. A pizza, frittata, vegetable curry, savoury pancakes are ideal for uneaten food.
10. Find a recipe for fruit, vegetables, meat that needs using and eating up,
11. Invent a recipe. If successful I could add it to the blog.
12. Be creative, have fun, enjoy your food while saving money!
A quick calculation to date reveals if you have kept to these simple recipes you have been spending less than £2.00 a day on food per adult person.