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Quick Cod Fillet with Asparagus

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Quick Cod Fillet with Asparagus
Keep some cod fillets in the freezer and try this dish when hungry instead of reaching for the phone to order a fast food delivery
Course Main Dish
Cook Time 20 minutes
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Course Main Dish
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 200 degrees C.
  2. Place the defrosted cod fillet in an oven dish.
  3. Arrange the tomatoes halves on top and around.
  4. Sprinkle with the onion.
  5. Season with salt and pepper.
  6. Drizzle with a generous tablespoon of oil.
  7. Place in the oven for 20 minutes.
  8. In the meantime prepare the asparagus: Pour some boiling water in a frying pan and add the asparagus spear halves. Cook for 5 minutes then drain and reserve.
  9. Use the same pan to heat up one tablespoon of oil.
  10. Add the garlic and after 2 minutes add the breadcrumbs. Stir to allow the breadcrumbs to soak up the flavour. Continue to cook until slightly brown.
  11. Return the asparagus to the pan to cover with the breadcrumbs garlic mixture.
  12. Serve the asparagus with the cooked fish. If liked you can also include saute potatoes which can be prepared within the 20 minutes while the cod is cooking in the oven.
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Store cupboard lunch

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Store cupboard lunch
A quick and filling dish made with items in your store cupboard.
Course Main Dish
Cook Time 7 minutes
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Course Main Dish
Cook Time 7 minutes
Servings
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Instructions
  1. Cook the spaghetti in boiling water
  2. Three minutes before the spaghetti are ready, add the peas and continue to boil
  3. In the meantime prepare the sardines:
  4. Crush the garlic with a pinch of salt
  5. Chop the anchovy and add to the garlic. Continue to crush.
  6. Heat the oil and add the garlic and anchovy mixture and cook for 2 min or so.
  7. Add the breadcrumbs and stir to soak up the oil. Continue cooking until the mixture begins to brown.
  8. Add the sardines and break up with the stirring spoon.
  9. Once the spaghetti and the peas are cooked tip in with the flavorings and stir.
  10. Top with grated Parmesan cheese
  11. Serve with a plain green salad made with lettuce, a few slices of onion and a few olives and dressed with oil and vinegar.
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Turkey Meatballs & Potato Salad

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Turkey Meatballs & Potato Salad
Course Main Dish
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Turkey Meatballs
Vinaigrette dressing
Course Main Dish
Servings
Ingredients
Turkey Meatballs
Vinaigrette dressing
Instructions
Turkey Meatballs
  1. Heat one Tbsp oil in a shallow pan. Add the chopped onions and fry on medium heat to soften.
  2. Place the Turkey mince in a bowl. Make a hole in the centre. Add the egg, breadcrumbs, salt and pepper. Mix well and then form into eight balls. Roll each meatball into the flour to dust.
  3. Heat three Tbsp oil in a shallow pan. Cook the meatballs on medium heat for 4 minutes on each side. If the centre is still pink stand on the edge and cook a bit longer, turning.
Vinaigrette dressing
  1. Place all ingredients in a screw-top jar. Shake
Potato salad
  1. Wash the potatoes and place in a saucepan with water to cover. Add a pinch of salt. Bring to the boil. Cook on medium/ low heat for 15min.
  2. In the meantime clean the spring onions and slice into 1cm pieces. Add to a salad bowl.
  3. When the potatoes are cooked remove skins and chop into 1cm cubes (pea -size). Add to the bowl with the vinaigrette and stir well.
  1. Serve
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