2p Wraps..

So easy to make your own wraps..
WRAPS less than 2p each to make, its actually 7.5p to make 6.
Based on Tesco everyday flour at 45p for 1.5 kilo.

250gms of plain flour,
about 110/130ml of water (add a bit more if too dry) ,
teaspoon of salt, optional

Make into a dough,
Cut into equal parts,
I did 6, roll out flat round, mine were uneven lol, and put onto an oiled chapati pan or frying pan for 2 mins each side.
You can add flavourings, like coriander, garlic etc.

Caribbean Pepperpot Stew

This is hot, due to the scotch bonnet chilli can sub for a milder chilli

Caribbean pepperpot stew (very spicy)
chicken thighs, can get at a reasonable price
700ml of stock
fresh thyme, can use dried
scotch bonnet chilli, very hot
2 cloves of garlic
2cm of fresh ginger
1 onion
2 bay leaves
2 teaspoons of allspice
tin of butter beans (or dried ones cooked)
2 or 3 sweet potato
fresh spinach
200ml of coconut milk,  i buy 400ml tins and freeze half, can go from freezer into a curry, B&M, Home Bargains often hae coconut milk in cheap.
2 chopped toms

fry the chicken, onion, garlic, ginger, toms and chilli till cooked
add the stock, thyme, bay leaves and all spice
then add beans, sweet potato and cook for about 40 mins, stir in spinach and coconut milk and cook for a further 10 mins.. serve with rice..

Spicy Bean & Veg Soup

12552619_1517664735195368_5997973570940603105_nSpicy veg and bean soup, great for using up veg that needs using… cheap to make and will serve 6 hearty portions.
4 chillis
2 garlic cloves
an inch of grated ginger
4 shallots
1 red pepper
1 courgette
half a butternut squash cubed
tin of kidney beans
litre of veg stock
teaspoon of cinnamon
teaspoon of cumin
tablespoon of ground corainder
wilted spinach or frozen spinach balls.

I fried  4 chillis (i like it hot though),  2 garlic cloves,  ginger about an inch of it grated and  4 shallots and red pepper for about 5 mins then added a cubed courgette and half a butternut squash cubed (could use sweet potato), and a tin of drained kidney beans. Then a litre of veg stock. Then a heaped teaspoon of cinnamon (this really adds to the flavour) a heaped teaspoon of cumin and a tablespoon of ground coriander and let it cook for about 30 to 40 mins., then wilted some spinach leaves in, or can add a couple of frozen balls.

Use It Up Vegetable Goulash

Fabulous warming veg dish, can add any veg of choice, delish with thick homemade bread…
Goulash is traditionally made with beef, but this is a vegetable version, i fried 2 onions, 3 peppers, a leek, 3 garlic cloves, a chilli, then added 4 tablespoons of sweet smoked paprika, a tin of toms, 500ml of stock, 2 bay leaves, 2 sweet pots, half a cauli and half a broccoli head (all needed using) simmer for an 30 to 40 mins, serve with crusty bread.

Lentil Cottage Pie With Sweet Potato Mash.

Red lentil cottage pie with cheesy sweet potato topping
3 carrots, chopped
1 onion, chopped
2 garlic cloves
200gms of red lentils
500ml of veg stock (i use aldi cheap stock cubes, 2 in water)
50gms of frozen peas, again i use Aldi ones
3 or 4 toms, i use ones that need using, over ripe ones
worcester sauce
sweet potatoes
cheese optional

fry the carrot, onion n garlic until soft,
add the lentils n stock, boil for 10 min,
stir in toms chopped small and the peas, and a dash of tobasco (optional) add a few glugs of worcester sauce
cook for 5 mins and transfer to oven dish.
peel n chop sweet pots then boil n mash, spread on top of lentil mix…. add grated cheese, pop in oven for 20 mins on gas mark 6…. serves 4 easily, very nice with baked beans on side or veg

Lentil Chilli Non Carne

lentil chilli the chilli cost approx £1.25 to make and serves 6 to 8 depending on portion size, serve with rice, chips, pasta or whatever you prefer… can leave out pepper or add any veg you need to use, the lentils are brown and for 200gms cost 32p based on tesco world food aisle lentils at £3.25 per 2 kilo bag.
kidney beans 20p a can home bargains, tomatoes 32p a can, stock 3p for cube using everyday stock cubes, rice i buy in 20 kilo sacks from ethnic store.

fry an onion, pepper, 3 garlic cloves, 3 chillis till soft, add a teaspoon of cumin, a tablespoon of paprika, a teaspoon of marjoram, and a teaspoon of sweetener, stir in. make up some beef or veg stock about 400ml, add it, then add 200gms of brown lentils, brown work better than red as they keep their shape, dont turn to mush.. add a tin of kidney beans and a tin of chopped toms… turn to low and let simmer for 40 mins (check all fluid doesnt soak up, if it does add water), add end add a tablespoon of lime juice…

Leafy/stem Soup

12189590_10153237692744639_6905773074601630637_nYou absolutely can use the broccoli stem, cauliflower leaves, sprout peelings to make soup, lots of goodness in these parts… Not everybody has rabbits to feed, so if you have no small furry creatures to feed then soup it..

LEAF SOUP, (I freeze sprout leaves, cauli leaves, broccoli stems, cabbage stems etc to use for soups.
Not sure how to price this as its mostly waste.
sprout leaves, broccoli stem and outer cauli leaves all chopped.
Add an onion 10p
2 garlic cloves 10p
2 everyday stock cubes 6p
cook it all up till soft ad blend..