Recipes by Di Swann
Fussy children? Busy schedules? No time to shop? Here’s a recipe that is everything you’re looking for.
Serve the kids these tasty morsels as an after-school snack, and watch them disappear in a flash. They’re far too yummy to stop at just one, so take our tip and keep an extra batch on hand for seconds.
Super-sized and super-delicious, this is an easy all-in-one pan meal that the whole family will enjoy!
Put these two Kiwi favourites together with pineapple pieces and the kids will love you. Great for a weekend lunch or casual dinner.
The perennial family favourite gets a little kick along with mushrooms, paprika and Worcestershire sauce.
The most staple of all winter dishes goes to new heights with the distinctive flavours of pesto, bacon and fresh basil at the heart of it all.
Enjoy a healthy snack or light meal with these tasty pitas. They're so easy the kids can make them themselves.
Here are some creative ideas with those kiwi favourites Wattie’s Baked Beans and Wattie's Spaghetti. Make them in a pie maker, toasted sandwich maker or in the frying pan.
Smoky flavours and pasta go together like birds of a feather – as you’ll find out when you try this classic dish with a Tuscan twist.
A few simple ingredients are all you need for a tasty salad – great for family meals, picnics and barbecues.
A rich seafood sauce using fish, mussels and red wine with Wattie’s Chunky Tomato and Roasted Garlic Pasta Sauce. Pass the parmesan!
When hungry mouths need feeding, this clever combo never fails to please. It’s full of the flavours little and big kids love and, best of all, you can whip it up in next to no time.
This is one of our all-time favourite Food in a Minute recipes, so here it is again to remind you how good it really is!
A creamy, simple pasta dish flavoured with Wattie's Pumpkin Soup and topped with basil, which not only tastes great − it looks good too!
Who said only the Italians know how to make a good pasta? This pasta dish combines crispy bacon with pumpkin and blue cheese, all folded through fettucine and topped with toasted pinenuts – bellissimo!
Primavera means 'spring' in Italian, so enjoy the flavours of spring with this delicious pasta. If you can’t get fresh asparagus, sliced beans or sugar snap peas will work just as well.
This delicious recipe is a great base for experimenting with. Pork is delicious, but the recipe will also work well with chicken or beef along with your favourite seasonal vegetables.
Our motto: the less mess the better. This great meal comes together in one pan with the pasta cooking in the sauce. Couldn’t be easier.
Make fish everyone’s favourite dish! Succulent hoki fillets on a bed of fettuccine pasta in a creamy wine sauce.
After you’ve cooked the meal, who wants to face a stack of washing up? This one-pan meal makes cleaning up easy.