Jack & Jill Child Care Centre WA



 
Recipes
 
 



     
 

MINCE CHOW MEIN

Ingredients
1-1 1/2 kg mince
1 onion, diced
2 carrots, grated
1 cabbage, shredded
1 tbsp curry powder
500ml chicken stock
2 pkt 2 Minute Noodles
1 tbsp oil

Method
- heat oil in fry pan
- brown onion & mince
- add carrot and cabbage
- stir through until combined (cabbage will cook down)
- crush up noodles and add to fry pan
- add curry powder and chicken stock
- stir to combine all ingredients
- cover and allow to reduce, stirring occasionally
- ready when liquid mostly absorbed


 
 


CHICKEN CASSEROLE

Ingredients
1kg chicken diced
1/4 cup flour
2 tbsp oil
4 stalks celery, sliced
2 onions, peeled and diced
8 mushrooms, sliced
1 leek, sliced
5 potatoes peeled and cut into small cubes
2 gloves of garlic, crushed (1tsp minced)
425g can tomatoes
1 pkt frozen mixed veggies
2 large pinches basil
salt and pepper to taste

Method
- dust chicken in flour, shake off excess
- heat oil in fry pan
- brown chicken well on all sides
- add all veggies and garlic to pan
- blend though tomatoes, stock, basil and seasonings
- bring to the boil, then reduce to simmer covered for 45 - 50 minutes or until
  chicken is cooked through
- remove lid from pan, bring mixture to the boil. Cook until sauce has slightly
  thickened.
Serve casserole with rice or crusty bread.


 
 


SWEET AND SOUR PORK WITH NOODLES

Ingredients
1-2 jars of Kanton sweet and sour sauce
1-2 bags frozen stir fry veggies, or equivalent of fresh
1kg pork, diced
3-5 pkts 2 Minute noodles
1 tbsp oil
optional - tinned pineapple pieces, tinned sweet corn

Method
- boil water for noodles
- heat oil
- stir fry pork
- add veggies
- pour sauce over meat and veggies, stirring until well covered
- drain corn and pineapple and add to stir fry
- simmer until cooked, stirring regularly
- cook and drain noodles
Serve noodles and pork in bowl ready to eat


 
 


MACCARONI CHEESE

Ingredients
2 pkts pasta shells
2 tins tomato soup
1 large jar (or 2 small) cheese spread

Method
- boil pasta
- drain pasta and put to one side
- heat cheese spread in microwave for 1 minute, uncovered
- heat soup in a saucepan
- add cheese spread to soup
- stir until cheese is combined
- remove from heat and pour over pasta
- place back on low heat, stirring until heated through
Serve with veggies


 
 


SPAGHETTI BOLOGNAISE

Ingredients
2kg mince
1onion
2 tsp garlic, crushed
1 tbsp basil
1/2 tbsp oregano
1 small tub tomato paste
2 cans tomato puree
1 can crushed tomatoes
8 mushrooms finely sliced
2 pkt pasta shells
1 tbsp oil

Method
- boil water for the pasta
- heat oil
- brown mince, onion and garlic
- add puree, paste, tomatoes and herbs
- bring to the boil whilst stirring
- add mushrooms
- turn heat to low, cover and simmer, stirring occasionally, (the longer left to
  simmer the better the flavour)
- cook pasta, drain and serve with bolognaise sauce
Serve sprinkled with grated cheese


 
 


TUNA BAKE

Ingredients
2 large tins tuna
4 cups dry macaroni
4 tbsp butter/margarine
2 tbsp plain flour
1 cup water
2 cups milk
1 tin tomatoes
2 tbsp curry powder
1/2kg grated cheese
600g frozen vegetables

Method
- cook macaroni
- pre-heat oven 180oC
- melt butter in saucepan
- stir in flour
- combine water and milk in a jug add curry powder to liquid
- slowly add liquid to flour and butter, stirring continuously
- add tin of tomatoes
- bring to boil, add drained tuna, and drained macaroni
- pour into oven safe casserole dish
- top with grated cheese
- bake for 30 minutes


 
 


CREAMY PASTA CARBONARA

serves approx 30

Ingredients
2 pkt pasta shells
1 tsp oil
1 onion, finely chopped
1 tsp garlic or 1 crushed garlic clove
8 rasher lean reduced salt bacon, trimmed of visible fat
750ml milk
8 mushrooms, sliced
3 shallots, chopped
2 tbsp oregano
2 tbsp basil
1 cup grated cheese
600gm pkt mixed veggies (alternately add fresh broccoli)

Method
- cook pasta according to directions on packet, drain, keep warm
- heat oil in a fry pan and saute' onion, garlic and lean meat
- add milk and stir
- add chopped shallots, herbs, cooked pasta and cook for a further five minutes
- add grated cheese and stir through.
NB. If pasta sauce not thickening, add 1 tbsp corn flour blended with adequate water.


 
 


BANANA CAKE

Ingredients
125g butter
1/2 cup sugar
1 egg
1 1/2 cups self raising flour
1 tsp vanilla extract
3 mashed banana's (over ripe)
1 tsp bicarb soda (dissolved in 2 tbsp milk)

Method
- cream butter and sugar
- add egg, vanilla, banana and mix well
- add flour, mix well
- add dissolved bicarb soda
- bake in moderate oven 180oC for 30 minutes.



 


 

 
 
 
 
 

 

 
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