Bored with eating the same dinners week after week?
Do most recipes take too much time when you’re exhausted from work or ferrying kids around all afternoon?
These are my most-used midweekers . With a selection of fresh vegetables and some fish and meat in the freezer, you will be able to quickly rustle them up during the week.
Keep the vegetables varied in colour and you won’t go wrong. Store them in a cool place and substitute with frozen vegetables when you need to. Once you have a good variety, your nutrition needs will be met. Midweek meals can be fun!
MONDAY: Roz’s turkey and chorizo meatballs with quick sauce
This is a firm favourite with children and is economical too. You can use minced pork or chicken, even a few sausages squeezed out. It takes less than 20 minutes to make. Turkey mince costs €1 for 100g. Most supermarkets have 300g or 400g packs.
The hightlights of the making of this dish can be seen here:
TUESDAY: Roz’s quick chilli fish
My quickest fish and veg dish ever – this is a one-stop wonder and can be ready as quickly as 10 minutes from start to finish.
WEDNESDAY: Vegetarian spicy fried rice with crisp fried onions, baby spinach and chickpeas
THURSDAY: Minute steaks with sweet potato wedges & red peppers
FRIDAY: Pasta with bacon, broccoli and goat’s cheese
Another quickie, this will cook for the same length of time as the pasta so get the water on to boil first.
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