What’s Cooking Wednesday (#8)

Welcome to the first What’s Cooking Wednesday of 2014. It feels like ages since I posted one of these!

My aim this term is to eat more vegetable-based dishes, and try and cut down on my food bill as much as possible. I was lucky enough to be able to stock up on loads of dry foodie items at the start of term, so fingers crossed it’ll be just fresh things I need to buy.

Wednesday – Tomato Free Lasagne

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I did a little bit of batch cooking at the weekend, and one of the things I made was some Tomato-Free Bolognese. Tonight I made it into a lasagne, which I had with a spinach salad – it made a nice change, although I can’t say I was too impressed with the quality of my ASDA cheese!

Thursday – Potato Bake with Bacon Spinach

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I’ve put this into my meal plan to use up the leftover white sauce.

Friday – Mushroom & Sausage Pasta

This has a potential to change – any remaining white sauce will be used here, but if there’s none left I’ll be coming up with an alternative dinner!

Saturday – Mushroom Pasta Bake

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I ended up making loads of sauce on Friday, so incorporated it into a pasta bake the next night. Four meals out of one batch of white sauce – bargain!

Sunday – Chicken & Ham Pie

It’s my turn to cook this coming weekend, so I thought I’d attempt to recreate a favourite. Wish me luck – I’ll be posting the recipe on here soon if it’s successful!

Monday – Chicken & Ham Savoury Crumble

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An experiment which really, really worked well! I served this with bubble’n’squeak leftover from Sunday and it was a delicious and interesting dinner.

Tuesday – Toad in the Hole

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Another of my favourite recipes – this time I adapted it to be milk-free and it was delicious. I always serve this with plenty of veg, and it definitely cheers up a wet and miserable evening.

How do you get more vegetables into your meals?