The Dinner Dabbles

  • Spaghetti Bolognese


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    Tinker with your Spaghetti Bolognese

    Easy one-step ideas to add veg (and variety) to your spag bol

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    Spring

    Grate 2 carrots into your mince once it’s browned

    Summer

    Grate a courgette into your mince once it’s browned

    Autumn

    Add 2 finely chopped celery stalks into your mince once it’s browned

    Winter

    Add a finely chopped leek to your mince once it’s browned

  • Sausage And Mash


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    Meddle with your Sausages & Mash

    Easy one-step ideas to add veg (and variety) to your bangers and mash

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    Spring

    Fry finely chopped spring onions until soft and stir into your mash

    Summer

    Chop a handful of watercress and stir into your mash

    Autumn

    Mash sweet potatoes just like you would normal potatoes

    Winter

    Shred a quater of a savoy cabbage, fry with butter and a sprinkling of water until soft and stir into your mash

  • Roast Dinner


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    Dabble with your roast dinner

    Easy one-step ideas to add veg (and variety) to the sunday roast

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    Spring

    Parboil cauliflower florets for 3 minutes and roast with grated parmesan for the last 20 minutes

    Summer

    Roast 4 sprigs of cherry tomatoes for the last 15 minutes

    Autumn

    Cut a butternut squash into wedges and roast for the last 40 minutes

    Winter

    Quarter a carrot lengthways and roast for the last 40 minutes

  • Meat And Two Veg


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    Tweak your meat and two veg

    Easy one-step ideas to add veg (and variety) to your midweek meal

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    Spring

    Trim the bottoms from a big handful of asparagus and steam for 5 minutes

    Summer

    Pod some fresh peas and broad beans and boil for 3 minutes

    Autumn

    Boil cubes of peeled swede and carrot until soft and mash with butter

    Winter

    Shred half a savoy cabbage and fry with butter and a sprinkling of water until soft

  • Curry


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    Freshen up your Curry

    Easy one-step ideas to add veg
    (and variety) without getting hot under the collar

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    Spring

    Add 3 handfuls of fresh spinach at the end

    Summer

    Cut 5 tomatoes into quarters and add for the last ten minutes

    Autumn

    Cut a handful of green beans in half and add for the last 8 minutes

    Winter

    Break a quarter of a cauliflower into florets and add for the last 15 minutes

  • Casserole


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    jazz up your Casserole

    Easy one-step ideas to add some veg (and variety) into the mix

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    Spring

    Cut 2 parsnips into chunks and add to your browned meat

    Summer

    Add 3 handfuls of fresh spinach at the end

    Autumn

    Cut some peeled swede into chunks and add to your browned meat

    Winter

    Cut a leek into think slices and add to your browned meat

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