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Quick Fish Lasagne

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Quick Fish Lasagne

Ingredients 225g (8 oz) coley or cod fillet, fresh or defrosted, skinned and cubed 225g (8 oz) smoked cod, haddock or whiting fillet, fresh or defrosted, skinned and cubed 1 x 15ml spoon (1 tablespoon) oil 1 small onion, finely chopped 1 courgette, chopped 1 x 397g jar pasta sauce with added mushrooms black pepper 6 sheets lasagne verde 1 egg, beaten 115g (4oz) cottage cheese 150ml (5 fl oz) plain fromage frais or natural yogurt 55g (2oz) cheese, grated Serves 4 Method Preheat the oven to 190°C/375°F, Gas Mark 5 Heat the oil in a large pan and cook the onion until soft.  Add the courgettes, pasta sauce and seasoning.  Bring to the boil, remove from the heat and add the fish. Cover the base of an ovenproof dish with a layer of lasagne sheets.  Top with half the fish mixture.  Repeat the layers, finishing with the lasagne sheets. To make the topping: mix together the egg, cottage cheese and fromage frais or yogurt. Pour over the lasagne and top with the grated cheese. Bake for 45-50 minutes. Serve with mini pitta or French...

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Quick Paella

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Quick Paella

              Ingredients 1 x 200g (7oz) pack mixed shellfish, fresh or defrosted 1 x 15ml spoon (1 tablespoon) oil 1 onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, crushed half a red pepper, deseeded and chopped half a green pepper, deseeded and chopped 1 x 200g (7oz) pack coriander and herb flavoured rice 250ml (9 fl oz) white wine 500ml (18 fl oz) water fresh chopped coriander, to garnish Serves 4 NUTRITIONAL VALUES PER PORTION (APPROX): 201 Kilocalories; 10g Protein; 6g Fat; 18g Carbohydrate; 2g Fibre. Method Heat the oil in a large frying pan. Add the onion, garlic, peppers and rice.  Cook for 1 minute. Add the wine and water.  Cover and cook for 7 minutes. Add the shellfish and cook for a further 3 minutes, or until the liquid has been absorbed. Serve immediately, garnished with the...

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Smoked Mackerel and Bean Filled Jackets

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Smoked Mackerel and Bean Filled Jackets

A twist for your jacket potato!

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Hot Fruity Prawn Cocktail

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Hot Fruity Prawn Cocktail

              Ingredients 200g (7oz) large cooked peeled prawns, fresh or defrosted 1 x 15ml spoon (1 tablespoon) olive oil 2.5cm (1″) piece root ginger, peeled and grated 1 x 5ml spoon (1 teaspoon) red chilli pepper, deseeded and finely chopped juice and rind of 1 lime 1 apple, cored and cubed half melon, cubed 2 kiwi fruit, peeled and sliced fresh mint, to garnish Serves 4 Method Heat the oil and cook the prawns, ginger, chilli, lime juice and rind for 2-3 minutes. Remove from the heat and add the fruit. Mix gently. Garnish with the mint and serve as a...

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