Recipes by Di Swann
Get a tasty meal on the table the whole family will love in less than 30 minutes. Even better, it’s all cooked in one pan − meaning fewer dishes to do!
This fruity, funky, fun and filling dish is a perfect option for a weeknight family dinner with the sweetest difference.
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!
Wraps are a fresh way to enjoy your mince and beans. They work beautifully spicy or mild to suit the whole family.
What a Kiwi tradition − meatloaf but with a twist! baked beans and tomato sauce combined with a mince and sausage mix. They’ll keep coming back for more!
Make your bolognese go further by adding baked beans – sure to become a family favourite.
Perfect for tacos, wrapping in burritos or spooning over a baked potato. Nothing will warm you up quicker than a hearty beef and bean mix like this one.
Here's a neat way to turn two family favourites − Wattie's Hash Browns and Wattie's Condensed Vegetable Soup − into a fabulous pie.
Tasty and much healthier than normal pastry − not to mention easier and less messy. Easy as pie!
Quesadillas are all the rage. A Mexican-style toasted sandwich with all your favourite flavours for an easy casual meal or snack. The mince 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.
Burgers are great fun food, and teenagers love them. These ones − with salad and super easy avocado spread − are the perfect weekend BLAT...
Kids love these. Let them fill and wrap their own burritos – messy, but fun!
A family friendly cottage pie − make the plain one for the kids, or add the chorizo and wine for the adults. Smiles all round!
Here’s an easy barbeque idea: burgers with a great kumara and orange salad on the side.
The family favourite just got seriously delicious! Mainland Egmont makes lasagne easier, cheesier, tastier − you'll never look back.
Always a favourite for adults and children alike. These nachos are quick and easy and oh so tasty!
The classic and versatile meat and beans sauce can be served with nachos, on rice, on top of baked potatoes – or just about any other way you care to invent.
Give the dependable cottage pie an inspired lift with rich tomato flavours under a creamy cap of cheesy mashed potato.
Comfort food at its best topped with delicious pumpkin, which is available all year around!
Simple to prepare, this hearty cottage pie is sure to become a dinnertime staple. The breadcrumb topping is a yummy twist to a comforting classic.