Recipes by Di Swann
Potato and sweetcorn fritters made very very easy. Teach your kids (or flatmates) the recipe and ask them to deliver them to you in bed on Sunday morning.
Here is a classic chicken casserole the family will enjoy. The carrot, celery and parsnip are quite traditional vegetables in casseroles, but this recipe will work well with whatever you have. Try swede, pumpkin, kumara or potato to add some variety.
What a great recipe to use leftover potato and turn it into a healthy meal with yummy vegetables and chicken bacon. If you don’t have feta, sprinkle a little grated cheese on top just before it's finished cooking.
Mushroom lovers will love this saucy chicken and mushroom bake and hasselback potatoes are a tasty change from normal roast potatoes. If you can’t find two rulers to guide your knife cutting, two chopsticks either side will also work.
Enjoy this Food in a Minute classic with a twist. This is one of our most popular recipes − there’s just something so comforting about the flavours of chicken and corn, and everyone loves Potato Pom Poms. Enjoy!
Serve this up once and watch it become an instant family favourite. It’s hearty, tasty comfort food you’ll come to love as much as they will.
An easy, delicious meal made of layers of baked potato, red capsicum and creamy sauce.
A family friendly cottage pie − make the plain one for the kids, or add the chorizo and wine for the adults. Smiles all round!
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 are great fun food, and teenagers love them. These ones − with salad and super easy avocado spread − are the perfect weekend BLAT...
Here's a neat way to turn two family favourites − Wattie's Hash Browns and Wattie's Condensed Vegetable Soup − into a fabulous pie.
Potato Pom Poms are another Food in a Minute favourite, and a great way to top off a delicious beef casserole. For those of you that enjoy cooking in a slow cooker, this recipe can easily be adapted.
The benefit of slow cooking means that you can use cheaper cuts of meat which still retain a wonderful flavour when cooked this way. Served with simple cauliflower mash, this is a warming meal to look forward to on those cooler days.
Ever wondered what a Mediterranean barbecue tastes like? Find out with our delicious pesto-filled chicken breasts, potato roasters and vegetables − all barbecued as only Kiwis could.
A welcome addition to any family barbie. Build ‘em up with homemade beef mince patties, golden Wattie’s Medallions, and a liberal helping of tomato ketchup. A genuine child-pleaser!
Apricot chicken and vegetable pie makes a wonderful winter meal, and using the 'Just Add' sauce with Potato Pom Poms for a topping it's really quick and simple too...