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Beef Quesadillas

Quesadillas are all the rage. A Mexican-style toasted sandwich with all our favourite flavours for an easy casual meal or snack. This Mexican Mince mix is not too spicy so all the family can enjoy it and if you like it hotter just add your favourite chilli sauce into your quesadilla.

Beef Stroganoff

Here is a recipe with a twist. A rich beef casserole with the addition of smoked paprika. Finish with lite cream for full flavour but without the guilt.

Beer Battered Hoki with Pesto Potato Salad

These beer battered fish fillets are fabulously crispy and perfect accompanied with a tasty parsley and cashew nut pesto potato salad.

BLAT Burger, Wattie's Style

Burgers are great fun food and teenagers love them. These ones - with salad and my super easy avocado spread - are the perfect weekend BLAT....

Blue Cheese and Spinach Roll

Looking for a great lunch idea that is light but still flavoursome? Then this delicious vegetarian filo pastry is sure to please.

Boston Bean Pork Layer

We’ve piled up the flavours in this hearty pork dish that uses layers of potatoes, Boston-style baked beans, tomatoes, onions and herbs to create a big eat treat you’ll find hard to beat.

Burgers and Barbecue Sauce

A brilliant barbecue sauce turns burgers into something special. Make a batch and store in the fridge – then all you have to do is throw the burger patties on the bbq!

Butter Chicken

It’s the marinating that makes the big difference with this popular Indian dish – tenderising the chicken and infusing it with the Indian flavours.

Butter Chicken and Chunky Vegetable Pie

Package up everyone’s favourite butter chicken flavours in a light pastry parcel with plenty of chunky vegetables. A real Winter winner!

Butter Chicken Pies

An age-old Kiwi obsession melded with a new international favourite - could the results be anything other than fabulous?

Butter Chicken Under a Sesame Seed Pastry Crust

A great variation on popular butter chicken. Chicken and pumpkin in Wattie’s Butter Chicken Curry Sauce topped off with a light filo crust.

Butter Chicken Wraps

Butter chicken is now one of NZ’s favourite flavours and here we add it to a wrap for a quick & easy meal for 2. This recipe can be easily doubled if you need to and remember you can freeze the extra tortillas for the next time.

Cafe Style Cottage Pie

A family friendly cottage pie; make the plain one for the kids or add the chorizo and wine for the adults. Smiles all round!

Cashew and Chilli Pork Rolls

Spice up mealtimes with the exotic flavours of apricots, ginger, sweet chilli and couscous.

Chargrill Chicken Steaks with Avocado and Pineapple Salsa

Better than any chicken-burger you’ve ever eaten! Grilled chicken inside pannini bread with a sweet and spicy salsa.

Chargrilled Chicken Breast & Orange Mustard Sauce

A creamy orange and mustard sauce is a fabulous, flavour combination that works really well with these simple and delicious Chargrilled Chicken steaks....

Chasseur Lamb Shanks

We've given this French classic a Kiwi touch. Instead of chicken we’ve used lamb shanks cooked slowly in the oven or slow cooker.

Cheesy Bacon and Vege Pasta Bake

Wow, straight out of the jar! This smooth & creamy cheese sauce is seriously delicious!

Cheesy Chicken & Roasted Vegetable Pasta Bake

The kids won't complain about eating vegetables tonight. This cheesy chicken pasta bake is quick to assemble and a great way to use up leftovers.

Cheesy Lasagne

The family favourite just got seriously delicious! Mainland Egmont makes lasagne easier, cheesier, tastier - you'll never look back.

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