Pebbles + the gangs great grub recipes
PEBBLES AND THE GANGS 'GREAT GRUB' RECIPES
I decided to start this recipe thread because, my thursday home weighers have been exchanging recipe ideas and every time we want to look at the recipe we have to trawl through the thread page after page. so here goes at trying to post them all here so we can find them easily.
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syn free pancakes
broccoli and stilton soup
quorn and pasta bake
kankles cheesy green day pasta
broccoli and macaroni cheese
kanks ma's chicken & bacon pate
aubergine moussaka rolls
watermelon tomato feta &mint salad
tracys oh so special garlic sauce
sophies ariba ariba mexican rice
susmurfs wrapped chicken.
miss hps pasta
tamarind chili chicken
chicken in a pot
thanks mrs wilsoncroft for her recipe.
♥ Syn Free Pancake ♥
So yummy & really tastes like your having something naughty to eat.
Toppings of your choice (I choose banana, strawberries & 1 tsp of honey for 1 syn)
Separate the eggs into two bowls - white and yolk.
Whisk the white and add 3 tsp sweetner (or to taste), whisking til white and meringue-ish
Add some vanilla essence to the yolk.
Add the yolk to the white and fold together - this is your batter.
frylight a pan and add all of the batter, spreading it gently with the back of a spoon.
leave pancakes alone until you can slide a fishslice underneath and flip over, then when other side is cooked turn pancakes from pan onto plate.
Top with your favourite toppings and serve!
Makes a great dessert or snack!
BROCCOLI AND STILTON SOUP
- was well yummy. i had alot of stilton left over at christmas and it freezes very well, so in it went until i needed it.
syn free is using stilton as hex on green or 5.5 syns if not.
1 head of broccoli cut up into florets
1 onion chopped
1 potato chopped
1 clove garlic crushed
chop veg and place in saucepan of water with chicken bovril (2tsp) to boil. use enough water to cover veg then add more later if soup is too thick.
leave to simmer, about 20 mins.
whizz up with a blender until smooth. while still hot stir in crumbled stilton until melted.
1 onion, finely chopped
2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
1 tsp mustard seed
1 dried chili, or 1/2 tsp chili flakes
1 tsp cumin
1 tsp turmeric
1 tsp coriander seed
1 tbsp salt, or to taste
1 can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
2 ripe tomatoes, diced or 1 cup canned tomatoes, roughly chopped
if you have any leftover carrots or other veg then add them in too.
Heat a large pot spray with fry light and add onions and garlic and cook until translucent, about 5 minutes.
- add all the spices to the pot and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute.
- Add the chickpeas and tomatoes and cook, stirring occasionally for about 20 minutes. Serve with rice.
QUORN AND PASTA BAKE
(you can add another half of ingredients to get it up to serve 6.or double it and freeze. )
Servings | 4
Syns Per Serving | Green – ½ Syn**
** Add 3 Syns per serving if not using the cheddar as a Healthy Extra option
- 175gm (6oz) pasta shapes
- Fry Light
- 300gm Quorn mince
- 1 onion, chopped
- 2tsp EPC Very Lazy garlic or 2 garlic cloves, crushed
- 400gm can chopped tomatoes
- 2tbsp tomato puree (1 Syn)
- 1 beef stock cube (1 Syn)
- 150ml (¼pt) water
- 85gm (3oz) reduced calorie cheddar, grated
1. Cook the pasta in boiling, salted water until tender. Drain.
2. Fry the Quorn mince, onion and garlic in a large saucepan sprayed with Fry Light for 4-5 minutes. Add the tomatoes, puree, stock cube and water. Bring to the boil, stirring occasionally. Simmer for 15 minutes.
3. Stir in the pasta and heat through. Transfer to a heatproof dish, sprinkle with the cheese and place under a pre-heated grill until golden.
Last edited by pebbles67 : 6th November, 2013 at 11:43 PM
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Great work Pebbles and I can personally vouch for the watermelon and feta salad - it's the bomb!
Isn't it fab the flavours really work. thanks smurfy x
Originally Posted by sus_murf
Aw, you little star to do this thread! I love the Thursday thread - just need to get in the habit of posting more! Although you'll find that most threads I post on it tends to be on or after midnight!
Keep on running.....
Woooo look at this pebs you beauty you! You're a diamond x
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Lovely, some good ideas thanks very much.
Good thread Pebbles
This one jumped out at me. I thought puree had syns.
FREE TOMATO KETCHUP
3 tbs tomato puree
3 1/2 tsp vinegar
1/2 tsp sweetner
1/4 tsp salt (slightly more or less depending on taste)
pepper to taste
mix all together
nuke on full for 30 seconds to let flavours mix
Hi sausage yes, found this recipe on minimins and they were having a debate about it but yes I believe it's being sinned again. I'll change it once they decide
Originally Posted by silly sausage
Hi pebbles, looks fantastic! Shall be trying some out :-)
dont need to use puree for the tomato ketchup
1tsp lazy garlic
2 tsp mustard powder
2 tsp white pepper
4tbsp sweetener powder
255ml red wine vinegar
1 tbsp lee and perrins worcs sauce
2 large cans tomatoes
salt to season
can add like chilli powder if you want a bit of a kick for hot dogs etc but this makes at least a medium squeezy bottle full and I prefer the more traditional one.
Place all ingredients in saucepan and cook for about 40 mins.Allow to cool.put in food processor/liquidiser and blend until smooth.Sieve into bowl(doesn't take long). Put in jar/old ketchup squeezy bottle. I put it in dishwasher first to steralize it. Keep in fridge-last lot I made lasted over a month.
Sounds great but also very expensive to cook!
Originally Posted by louisedan
I have the pancakes for breaskfast this morning with ff greek yoghurt and pineapple, they were delicious
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Lovely recipes here. Going to give these a go this week.
green day if using quorn sausages, or syn your sausages, red if using chickpeas as heb or syns. extra easy syn free if using joes sausages, or syn sausages if not.
fry light 12 sausages
1 onion sliced 410g can of chickpeas
350g jar passata 150ml chicken stock
1 garlic clove zest of small orange
2tbs chopped parsley
spray pan with fry light, fry sausages for 4 -5 mins until browned, remove from pan. cook onion in pan for 5 mins til soft. add a splash of water if starts to 'catch' add chickpeas, tomatoes, stock and bring to boil. return sausages to pan and simmer for 6 mins until sausages cooked through. scatter the garlic, orange zest and parsley, then serve.
She's alive!!!!!!!!!!! All well toots, missed ya x
Originally Posted by pebbles67
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