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Recipe - Venison stew, beef stew with that… onions, carrots, pearl barley, bay leaves

Recipe - Venison Stew Delight! ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹ A flavorful twist with venison, barley, and all the cozy ingredients for a perfect stew. Ingredients: Venison (from the Company shop, £2.61) Handful of pearl barley (16p) 2 onions (12p) 1/4 bag of carrots (11p) 2 stock cubes (6p) Mash (free from Olio) 1/3 bag of frozen broccoli (31p) Gravy granules (16p) Total Cost: £3.53 Instructions: In a pot, cook the venison until browned. Add sliced onions, diced carrots, and pearl barley. Pour in enough water to cover the ingredients, add stock cubes, and bring to a simmer. Let it cook until the venison is tender and the barley is cooked through. Thicken the stew with gravy granules to your desired consistency. Serve the venison stew over a bed of mashed potatoes and alongside steamed broccoli. This hearty and rich venison stew fed five for just 70p each. A perfect warm and comforting meal for the whole family! ๐Ÿฒ๐ŸฆŒ๐Ÿฅฆ.

Meat free tea recipe! two veggie meals a week, just for variety

Meat free tea recipe! Meat-Free Delight! Veggie Sausage Rolls, Chips, and Baked Beans for a tasty and budget-friendly dinner! ๐ŸŒฑ๐ŸŸ Ingredients: Frozen veggie sausage rolls (£2) 1/2 bag frozen chips (£1.25) 2 tins baked beans (56p) Total Cost: £3.81 Instructions: Cook the frozen veggie sausage rolls until golden and cooked through. Bake the frozen chips until crispy. Heat up the baked beans on the stovetop or in the microwave. Serve the veggie sausage rolls and chips with a generous side of baked beans. This delicious and economical meat-free meal fed five for just 76p each. A quick and easy option for a variety in your weekly meals! ๐ŸŒญ๐ŸŸ๐ŸŒฟ๐Ÿ™‚

Meatball garlic bread subs with chips recipe, & I had beetroot with mine

Meatball Garlic Bread Subs with Chips Recipe – a Crowd-Pleaser! ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ”๐ŸŸ Ingredients: Beef mince (£2.49) Slice of bread, egg, onion, 2 mushrooms, 3 garlic cloves, homegrown spring onion & parsley (40p ish) 1/4 block cheese (64p) Passata, chipotle paste, tomato puree & 2 garlic cloves (80p ish) 1/2 bag frozen chips (£1.12) Beetroot (free from Olio) Total Cost: £5.45 Instructions: Preheat the oven. Mix the beef mince with breadcrumbs, egg, finely chopped onion, mushrooms, garlic, spring onion, and parsley. Shape into meatballs. In a pan, sautรฉ the meatballs until browned on all sides. Blend passata, chipotle paste, tomato puree, and garlic for the sauce. Simmer the meatballs in the sauce until cooked through. Meanwhile, prepare frozen chips according to package instructions. Slice the bread, place meatballs on top, cover with sauce, and add cheese. Bake until the cheese is melted and bubbly. Serve the meatball garlic bread subs with a side of crispy chips and beetroot. This flavorf

Recipe - Lasagne for me & Jimmy, Pepperoni pitta pizzas for the kids

Recipe: Lasagne Extravaganza & Kiddie Pepperoni Pitta Pizzas! ๐Ÿ•๐Ÿฅ— Ingredients: For Lasagne: Lasagne (free from Olio) Garlic bread (37p) For Pepperoni Pitta Pizzas: Pittas (free from Olio) Few slices of pepperoni (reduced, 24p) Tomato puree & herbs (15p ish) 1/6 block of cheese (44p) Salad bits (40p ish) Total Cost: £1.59 Instructions: For Lasagne: Prepare the lasagne according to package instructions. Bake the garlic bread until golden and delicious. Serve the lasagne with a side of crispy garlic bread. For Pepperoni Pitta Pizzas: Preheat the oven and place pitta bread on a baking tray. Spread tomato puree on each pitta, sprinkle with herbs, and add slices of pepperoni. Grate cheese over the top. Bake until the cheese is melted and bubbly. Serve the kiddie pepperoni pitta pizzas with a side of beans and carrot & cucumber sticks. This delightful duo fed five for just 31p each. A fun and tasty meal for the whole family! ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ•๐Ÿฅ—๐Ÿ™‚

Winner winner chicken dinner recipe! Roast chicken, stuffing, carrots

Winner winner chicken dinner recipe!! Winner Winner Chicken Dinner! Roast Chicken Extravaganza with Cheesy Mash & More! ๐Ÿ—๐Ÿฅ”๐Ÿฅ• Ingredients: Seasoned whole chicken (reduced £2.75) Cheesy mash (free from Olio) 1/3 bag carrots (14p) Onion (6p) Buttered green veg (free from Olio) Leftover stuffing (free as costed previously) Eggs, flour & milk for batter (30p ish, eggs free from Olio) Gravy granules (16p) Pudding: Homemade Pain au Chocolat Ice Cream ๐Ÿซ๐Ÿจ Total Cost: £3.41 Instructions: Preheat the oven and roast the seasoned whole chicken until golden and cooked through. Prepare cheesy mash and buttery green veg on the side. Roast carrots and onion until caramelized and tender. Make Yorkshire puddings using eggs, flour, and milk. Serve the roast chicken with stuffing, cheesy mash, buttery green veg, caramelized carrots and onion, and Yorkshire puddings. For dessert, enjoy homemade Pain au Chocolat Ice Cream. This scrumptious feast fed five for just 68p each. A hearty and delightful

Sausage roll lattice recipe! biggun was a whole round of Brie, with cranberries

Sausage Roll Lattice Extravaganza Recipe! ๐Ÿฅง๐ŸŒŸ Ingredients: 1/2 bag frozen 'mixed pastries' (Company shop, £1) 2 frozen sausages (15p) Sweet potato mash (free from Olio) Mushy peas (37p) Tinned peas (28p) Gravy granules (16p) Total Cost: £1.96 Instructions: Preheat the oven and prepare the sausage roll lattice with the frozen sausages and mixed pastries. Create a biggun by filling puff pastry with a whole round of Brie, cranberries, and caramelized onions. Bake both until golden and delicious. Serve the sausage roll lattice and biggun with a side of sweet potato mash, mushy peas, tinned peas, and a rich gravy made from granules. This delightful creation fed five for just 39p each. A savory and satisfying meal for the whole family! ๐Ÿด๐Ÿง€๐Ÿ .

Recipe - Sausage, homemade chips, mushrooms, broccoli, & a fried egg

Recipe - Sausage, homemade chips, mushrooms, broccoli, & a fried egg ๐Ÿ™‚. Tasty Sausage, Egg, and Veggie Feast! ๐Ÿณ๐ŸŒฝ Ingredients: 12 frozen sausages (95p) Handful of mushrooms (on offer, 28p) 5 eggs (egg vending machine, 58p) Tenderstem broccoli (£1) 1/3 bag frozen chips (83p) Total Cost: £3.64 Instructions: Cook the 12 frozen sausages until golden and cooked through. Slice and sautรฉ a handful of mushrooms until tender. Fry 5 eggs to your liking. Steam or boil the tenderstem broccoli until it reaches the desired doneness. Air-fry 1/3 bag of frozen chips until crispy. Arrange the sausages, mushrooms, eggs, broccoli, and chips on the plate. This delectable and well-rounded meal fed five for just 72p each! A satisfying and flavorful dinner for the family. ๐Ÿฝ️๐ŸŒŸ

Recipe - Tortelloni pasta bake, with coleslaw & garlic bread

Recipe -  Tortelloni pasta bake, with coleslaw & garlic bread ๐Ÿฅ–. Delicious Tortelloni Pasta Bake! ๐Ÿ๐Ÿง€ Ingredients: 2 packs tortelloni (£1.98) Handful of normal pasta (10p) Pasta sauce (75p) 1/6 block cheese (44p) Garlic bread (37p) End of a block of Grana Padano (23p ish) Coleslaw (£1.25) Total Cost: £5.12 Instructions: Cook the tortelloni and a handful of normal pasta according to the package instructions. Heat the pasta sauce in a pan. In a baking dish, mix the cooked pasta, pasta sauce, and grated cheese. Top with Grana Padano. Bake until the cheese is melted and bubbly. Toast the garlic bread in the oven or toaster. Serve the tortelloni pasta bake with a side of coleslaw and garlic bread. This flavorful pasta bake, paired with coleslaw and garlic bread, fed five for just £1.02 each. A delightful and satisfying dinner! ๐Ÿฝ️๐Ÿ˜Š

Recipe - Roast pork & crispy crapeling, buttery swede, peas, cabbage

Recipe - Roast Pork Feast with Rhubarb Crumble! ๐Ÿ–๐Ÿฐ Ingredients: Pork joint (£8.50) 1/2 cabbage (32p) Onion (6p) 1/6 bag frozen peas (14p) Swede (65p) 1/3 tub mushrooms (19p) Dauphinoise (made from cheap Xmas veg & frozen) (34p) Leftover stuffing (free, as costed previously) Flour, egg, & milk for batter mix (50p ish) Total Cost: £10.51 Instructions: Roast the pork joint until cooked and crispy. Prepare buttery swede, peas, cabbage (and an onion), and dauphinoise potatoes. Make Yorkshire puddings using flour, egg, and milk. Serve the roast pork with crispy crackling, swede, peas, cabbage, stuffing, dauphinoise potatoes, and Yorkshire puddings. For dessert, make a rhubarb crumble using rhubarb from a friend's allotment and serve with custard. This lavish and delightful feast, including a homemade rhubarb crumble, fed five for just £2.10 each. What a wonderful dinner! ๐Ÿฝ️๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜€

Recipe - Toasties, chips, coleslaw & salad, sandwiches being given away

Recipe - A Sandwich Feast: Toasties, Chips, Coleslaw & Salad! ๐Ÿฅช๐ŸŸ๐Ÿฅ— Ingredients: Various filled sandwiches/subs/wraps (free from Olio) 1/2 bag frozen chips (82p) 1/2 tub coleslaw (62p) Salady bits (50p ish) Total Cost: £1.94 Instructions: Use various filled sandwiches, subs, or wraps obtained for free from Olio. Prepare frozen chips by baking or frying. Serve the sandwiches as toasties along with crispy chips. Accompany the meal with coleslaw and a side of salad. This budget-friendly feast of toasties, chips, coleslaw, and salad fed five for just 38p each. A simple yet satisfying dinner! ๐ŸŒฎ๐ŸŸ๐Ÿฅ—

Fakeaway KFC chicken recipe… with waffle fries, onion rings, salad & coleslaw

Fakeaway KFC chicken recipe… Homemade KFC Fakeaway Feast! ๐Ÿ—๐ŸŸ Ingredients: Chicken drumsticks (£2.65) Chicken legs (£2.35) 1/4 tub of spicy chicken fry mix (37p) 1/3 bag onion rings (53p) Waffle fries (free from Olio) 1/2 tub coleslaw (62p) Hummus (free from Olio) Salady bits (40p ish) Total Cost: £6.92 Instructions: Coat chicken drumsticks and legs in a spicy chicken fry mix. Bake or fry the chicken until golden and crispy. Prepare onion rings according to package instructions. Serve the homemade KFC-style chicken with waffle fries, onion rings, and a side of coleslaw. Add hummus and salady bits for extra flavor. This delightful homemade KFC feast fed five for just £1.38 each, with some chicken leftovers for another delicious meal! ๐Ÿ—๐ŸŸ๐Ÿฅ—

BLT pasta salad recipe, bacon tomato cheese & onion ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚ with garlic bread

Sorry its a late one tonight! No worries at all! Here's the recipe for your delightful BTCO Pasta Salad: Bacon, Tomato, Cheese, and Onion (BTCO) Pasta Salad with Garlic Bread Recipe Ingredients: 2/3 pack smoked bacon (£0.83) Fusilli pasta (£0.80) 1/6 block cheese (£0.44) 2 large tomatoes (free from Olio) 1/4 bottle light mayo (£0.21) 1 tablespoon red pepper dip (£0.18 ish) Red onion (£0.06) Garlic bread (£0.37) Hummus (free from Olio) Total Cost: £2.89 Instructions: Cook the fusilli pasta according to the package instructions. In a pan, fry the smoked bacon until crispy. Chop tomatoes, cheese, and red onion into bite-sized pieces. In a large bowl, mix cooked pasta, crispy bacon, chopped tomatoes, cheese, and red onion. Add light mayo and red pepper dip to the bowl, mixing everything thoroughly. Serve the BTCO pasta salad with garlic bread and a side of hummus. This flavorful BTCO Pasta Salad fed five for just £0.57 each. Enjoy your meal and have an amazing honeymoon! ✈️๐ŸŒŸ๐Ÿ™‚

Recipe - Sacrilige!! Spaghetti & meatballs with a Cypriot twist fusion food!

Recipe -That's a creative and delicious twist to the classic spaghetti and meatballs! Here's the recipe with the added Cypriot twist: Cypriot-Inspired Spaghetti & Meatballs with Pickled Radish Pods Ingredients: Beef mince (£2.49) 2 onions (£0.12) 1/2 tomato (£0.12) 2 slices of bread (£0.07) Egg (£0.11) 1/3 pack meatball spice mix, mint, oregano (£0.30 ish) Spaghetti bolognese sachet (£1.00) Plum tomatoes (£0.37) 1/3 tub mushrooms on offer (£0.33) 3/4 pack spaghetti (£0.21) 1/4 block Grana Padano (£0.44) Garlic bread (£0.37) Additional: Pickled Radish Pods (ingredients cost not provided) Total Cost: £5.93 Instructions: Preheat the oven for the garlic bread according to the package instructions. In a large bowl, mix beef mince, chopped onions, chopped tomatoes, bread slices (crumbled), egg, meatball spice mix, mint, and oregano. Form the mixture into meatballs. Cook the meatballs in a pan until browned on all sides. Prepare the spaghetti bolognese according to the package ins

Easy tea tonight recipe! Various toasties/sausage roll for the kids, veg & super rice

Easy tea tonight recipe… Various toasties/sausage roll for the kids & Jimmy, Salmon for me, all with veg & super rice ๐Ÿ˜‹ Didnt eat the coleslaw in the end cos it was off even though the date is tomorrow ๐Ÿคข must have had a pinhole! Annoying. Salmon fillet free from Olio 3 sandwiches free from Olio Sausage roll free from Olio Veg free from Olio 1/2 tub coleslaw 82p 2 super rice £2 £2.82 fed 5 for 56p each ๐Ÿ™‚.

Fish fingers, local Tesco only does the cheapest & the most expensive

I couldnt get the fish fingers we usually get this week & im certainly not paying £7+ for a box! Our local Tesco only does the cheapest & the most expensive, & they rarely have any cheap ones left… so we went for these chicken burgers this week, weve had them before & the kids really enjoy them ๐Ÿ’– . 10 chicken burgers £1.87 4 packs Lidl’s version of pasta n sauce £1.80 Milk & butter 40p ish Broccoli 72p £4.79 fed 5 for 95p each ๐Ÿ™‚ we could have done with 3 packs of pasta instead of 4 but thats Shawnes dinner sorted for tomorrow at work so he will be happy ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป.

Random tea tonight! Impromptu pool party with friends, kebabs Recipe

Random tea tonight! Impromptu pool party with our friends, so kebabs are off the menu, & weve got a random tea instead! Me & Jimmy are gonna get something later! The friends we were with have an allotment behind our house, so I provided the fizz, she went & watered her goodies & brought us back some rhubarb & lettuce ๐Ÿ˜€. The kids asked for chicken burgers… I had no buns but did have chicken burgers leftover from last night, the wraps were supposed to be for tonight, & everything else needed using up so made for a very cheap tea ๐Ÿ™‚ . Lily just asked for Marmite on toast, with carrot sticks & cheese squares ๐Ÿง€, No prices tonight because we are all worn out & about to do bedtime! ๐Ÿ˜ด๐Ÿ˜ด๐Ÿ˜ด.