The Cook Book

Instant Recipes

Chicken quesadillas Recipe

Ingredients Ingredients 4 tbsp hot salsa from a jar 2 large flour tortillas, seeded or plain 215g can kidney beans, drained and roughly mashed 1 spring onion, chopped 50g leftover

Curry in a hurry Recipe

Ingredients Ingredients 1 tbsp sunflower oil 1 red onion, thinly sliced 1 garlic clove 2 tsp ready-prepared ginger from a jar ½-1tsp ready chopped chillies, from a jar 200g can

Speedy Moroccan meatballs Recipe

Ingredients Ingredients 1 tbsp olive oil 350g pack ready-made beef or chicken meatballs (approx 16) 1 large onion, sliced 100g dried apricots, halved 1 small cinnamon stick 400g tin chopped

20-minute seafood pasta Recipe

Ingredients Ingredients 1 tbsp olive oil 1 onion, chopped 1 garlic clove, chopped 1 tsp paprika 400g can of chopped tomatoes 1l chicken stock (from a cube is fine) 300g

20-minute rice supper Recipe

Ingredients Ingredients 300g long grain rice 600ml hot vegetable or fish stock (from a cube is fine) 1 tbsp korma curry paste 100ml frozen peas 150g pack smoked mackerel, skinned

Speedy prawn fried rice Recipe

Ingredients Ingredients 1 tbsp sunflower oil 1 red onion 200g pack mixed vegetable medley 200g pack large prawns, raw or cooked, defrosted if frozen 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped 2

Steak & caramelised onion sandwich Recipe

Ingredients Ingredients 4 minute steaks (Sainsbury’s Taste the Difference are good) or 2 x 1cm thick sirloin steaks 1 tbsp olive oil, plus extra for drizzling 1 small ciabatta loaf

Venetian-style pasta Recipe

Ingredients Ingredients 2 red onions, sliced 1 tbsp olive oil 200g pasta shapes 4 tsp balsamic vinegar 2 tbsp sultanas 4 tsp capers, drained and rinsed well 2 tbsp toasted