Recipes by Di Swann
Come home to the aroma of a delicious beef hotpot. This is an easy-to-prepare meal, using a cheaper cut of meat. Long slow cooking is the key and the results will speak for themselves.
Need dinner on the table in 20 minutes? No problem with these fantastic Fajitas − so quick, so easy, and so lipsmackingly good!
Messy to eat but so worth it! These sticky ribs are great on the barbecue. Simmering them in the marinade first and finishing them on the barbecue, or in a hot oven, will ensure tender, flavoursome ribs.
Keep winter at bay with diced steak, winter veges and herb dumplings in a warming casserole.
Our barbecue sauce turns burgers into something very special. Serve with garlic and rosemary potato roasters and your kids will never ask for takeaway burgers again!
You know baked stuffed potatoes – now here’s a tropical version using kumaras, pineapple and corned beef!
This recipe uses tender lemon tree leaves, fresh ginger, coriander, mint and Wattie’s Bit on the Side Sweet Chilli Sauce – proving that your tastebuds can visit Thailand even if you can’t.
Your choice of meat – either way it’s a great combo with Wattie's Wok Creations and egg noodles.
Here's a stir-fry with crunch! Enjoy the contrasting textures of the toasted seeds with the shelled edamame beans all held together with a flavoursome teriyaki sauce.
Beef bolognese can be found in everyone’s cooking repertoire, and this version using corned beef, red peppers and fresh parsley will taste just as good in summer as it does in winter.
Get your bibs out – it’s meatballs and pasta! Everybody loves meatballs in tomato sauce, and they'll definitely love it when you add this new dish to your cooking repertoire. The meatballs are cooked in the sauce so all the flavours are absorbed, making every bite a taste sensation!
These are a great alternative to hamburger patties – kumara and corned beef, you can't get more Kiwi than that!
Tired of munching your way through all that bun to get to your burger? Try this for a change – tasty burgers and a sweet chilli salsa all wrapped up in a thin tortilla.
Lunch or dinner is only minutes away with this recipe. These burger patties take only 2 minutes in the microwave, then just pop them into a prepared pita. If you are a hummus fan and you haven’t had a hummus dressing before, give this one a go – delicious!
If your garden is overflowing with capsicums or courgettes which have grown too big, this easy recipe is a great way to use them up − and if you can’t eat it all, it tastes great reheated the next day.
Watties Just Add Mexican Mince Simmer Sauce makes tacos even easier!
This is an easy meal to prepare and cook – either on top of the stove or in the oven.
Bring the taste of the Orient to your table with this Singaporean sensation.
Here’s an easy way to recreate the delicious taste of Middle Eastern shawarmas at home.
The jury is still out on how beef olives got their name when there are no olives in sight. If you haven't tried them before or even if you have, give this variation a go. It has a fruity stuffing and saucy gravy, and can be cooked in the oven or in the crockpot for really tender beef.