All of these recipes can be made with just 5 main ingredients, this doesn’t include seasonings like salt and pepper or cooking oils, which makes them not only simple and super quick to make up but also budget-friendly for all the family!
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5 recipes that have only 5 main ingredients!
These five recipes are not only simple, delicious, family-friendly and budget-friendly but with just FIVE main ingredients they are so simple you can just throw them together on days when you just don’t have the spare time to cook a feast.
Breakfast: Mini Ham, Spinach and Feta Muffins
Cooking time: 35 mins
Perfect for a grab and go breakfast if you prep these beforehand these Mini Ham, Spinach and Feta Muffins only require baby spinach, lean smoked ham, eggs, feta and sun-dried tomatoes and you’re all set.
Snack: Banana Pikelets
Cooking time: 5 mins
How good do these pikelets look? And all you need to make them is three ingredients; banana, eggs and wholemeal self-raising flour, how simple is that!
Lunch: Corn and Zucchini Quesadilla
Cooking time: 5 mins
This vegetarian twist to a Mexican classic is so simple to make when the only ingredients needed are zucchini, corn kernels, corn tortilla, cheddar cheese and tomato salsa.
Snack: Dark Chocolate Coconut Roughs
Cooking time: None (they do need to be left in the fridge for 3 hours to set)
Feed that 3pm chocolate craving with these delicious and healthy Dark Chocolate Coconut Roughs and all you need to make them are shredded coconut, dark chocolate and dried cranberries.
Dinner: Malaysian Spiced Pork Mince and Noodles
Cooking time: 10mins
Enjoy an easy but flavourful dinner with this Malaysian Spiced Pork Mince and Noodles and all you need in order to make it is rice noodles, pork mince, Malaysian nyonya curry paste, Lebanese cucumber and carrot. Make it yourself with the recipe below.
- 50 grams wider rice noodles
- Cooking oil spray
- 80 grams lean pork mince
- 1 tsp Malaysian nyonya curry paste (4 grams)
- 1/4 cup water (62.5 mls)
- 1/2 Lebanese cucumber, cut into batons (100 grams)
- 1 medium carrot, cut into batons (70 grams)
- Prepare noodles according to packet directions. Set aside and keep warm
- Heat a frying pan over medium-high heat and lightly spray with cooking oil spray. Add the mince and cook for 4-5 minutes, breaking up any lumps with a wooden spoon, until browned.
- Add the curry paste and stir through for a few minutes until fragrant. Add water and simmer until most of the liquid has reduced.
- Toss noodles with mince, cucumber and carrot to serve.
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