December 4, 2012

Frugal Meal

It seems that every time i visit the supermarket ,prices are going up up up , its becoming annoying really , so we have to make meals stretch , i can make a 350g pk of mince stretch two meals to feed a family of 6 , how ...bye adding plenty of vegetables most of what are grown in our own vegetable garden , you can add almost anything you want to this dish and it taste Delicious


                               350g of mince  browned in the pan oil drained off.
                               1 tin of red kidney beans drained and rinsed
                               1 tin of any other beans drained and rinsed
                               2or3 carrots finely chopped
                               1 tin of tomatoes
                               1or 2 cups of corn
                               1 or 2 onions finely chopped
                               1or 2 capsicums finely chopped
                               1or2 zucchini's finely chopped
                               1 sachet of taco seasoning
                                once mince is browned add onions , then other vegetables
                                cook for a few minutes then add taco seasoning, beans and tomatoes
                                stir then simmer for 10 minutes with lid on pan ,
                                make white sauce using natural yogurt about 2 cups maby a bit more
                                grate some cheese in to it and add 1 egg mix together, instead of pasta sheets
                                i use pitta or flat bread i layer some mince and yogurt then the pitta bread so on then
                                put the rest of the yogurt sauce on top sprinkle a little cheese and bake!!

There is always half the mince mixture left over i pop that in to the deep freeze and get it out for another quick meal!!

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