under 30 min

Find quick recipes for great family meals that can be done in under 30 minutes.

Easy Pasta with Basil, Tomatoes & Cottage Cheese

easy-pasta,basil,tomato This easy pasta dish was created because we were tired and needed a quick and easy dinner. The pasta with basil, tomatoes and cottage cheese was delicious and tasty. You can add/change ingredients to suit your family.   Ingredients: 1 packet (500g) of Spaghetti 2Tbs Olive Oil 2 tomatoes diced ½ cup peas 1 tsp capers (optional) 1-3 cloves of garlic, diced Pinch Salt ¼ cup Basil Leaves chopped 60g butter 2-3 heaped Tablespoons Cottage Che...

Easy Peasy Gozleme!

INGREDIENTS 4 Pita breads 100g baby spinach 200g feta cheese, crumbled lemon wedges, to serve METHOD Mix together feta and spinach. Place 1/4 of the spinach mixture on each pita bread and fold in half. Preheat a barbecue plate on medium-high heat. Brush one side of each gozleme with 2 teaspoons oil. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes or until base is golden. Brush uncooked side with remaining oil. Turn over and cook for 2 to 3 minutes or until golden and crisp. Re...

Salmon Skewered Delight

A quick recipe, this salmon skewered delight takes 20 minutes from go to eat. 500g salmon pieces marinated 5 mins in fresh lime juice, garlic, ginger and soy Thread onto skewers Place onto BBQ cook for 5 minutes and wallah ready to eat we serve with BBQ’d asparagus, capsicum and corn on the cob its divine Recipe from A Harries...

Chicken carbonara fettuccine

Chicken carbonara fettuccine, quick easy and so delicious. Cook diced bacon and onion, put aside Cook diced chicken Add bacon onions and sliced mushrooms, Cook til soft Add cream, lemon juice simmer. Add Parmesan cheese. Cook fettuccine, add to creamy chicken. Serve. Great to make double batch for leftovers. Recipe from K Winter   Recipe from K Winter...

Cos lettuce boats

cos-lettuce-boats Ingredients:  Cos Lettuce leaves, washed Rump Steak Tomato Cucumber Red Onion Cheese   Method: Take cos lettuce leaves and wash and keep whole. Stir fry quickly some finely sliced rump steak (marinated in your either a wet marinade or just sprinkle some spices and salt and pepper which is what we prefer). Finely dice tomato and cucumber and red onion and mix in the same bowl. Grate some cheese and put in a bowl. Grab your lettuce...

Turkey with Baby Spinach & Chickpeas

Ingredients 3 T sunflower oil 2 onions chopped 500g turkey breast diced 4 garlic cloves crushed 2 tablespoons medium curry powder 1 ½ ×400g chopped tomatoes 6 T low-fat natural yoghurt plus extra to serve 125g baby spinach 2 x 410g cans organic chickpeas, drained 300ml black tea 1 green chilli deseeded and sliced   Method 1. Heat 2 T of oil in a large saucepan and fry one onion for 3 to 4 minutes. 2. Add the turkey and cook for 3 to ...

Pad Thai in 15mins

Ingredients 200g rice noodles 140g frozen peas 200g frozen prawns 2 tbsp sunflower oil 100g beansprouts small bunch spring onions, sliced 2 beaten eggs 3 tbsp roasted peanuts 2 tbsp soy sauce 2 tbsp sweet chilli sauce small bunch coriander, leaves only Method Bring a pan of water to the boil, add the noodles and cook for 3 mins, adding the peas and prawns for the final min. Drain, and set aside while you heat the oil in a large fryin...

Teriyaki Chicken Stir-Fry

Ingredients 2 tablespoons dark sesame oil, divided 2 garlic cloves, finely minced 1kg chicken breasts, skinless and boneless 1 head broccoli, stems removed 1 dozen mushrooms, sliced 3 carrots, peeled and julienned 150g green beans, diced 1 head bok choy, chopped 2 to 3 tablespoons teriyaki sauce Directions Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a saute pan over medium heat. Add garlic and stir. Place the chicken in the pan and brown 4 minutes on each side. Remo...

Thai Prawn Salad

This Thai Prawn Salad is bursting with flavour and a real hit with the whole family (replace chilli with capsicum for the kids)and the flavors pop in your mouth!   INGREDIENTS – SALAD 500 grams prawns, cooked and peeled 200 grams mixed sliced cabbage leaves 1/2 bunch Thai basil, leaves picked 1/4 bunch green basil, leaves picked 1/2 bunch mint, leaves picked 1/2 bunch coriander, leaves picked 3 spring onions (white part only), sliced thinly 4 tablespoons roa...

Quick n Easy Scratch Tuna Bake

Ingredients Pasta 50g butter 2 Tbsp. Plain Flour 2 Cups Milk Salt Pepper 1 Large Tin Tuna 4-5 Cocktail Onions (chopped) 1/2 cup Parsley, chopped finely 1 cup grated cheese 1 tomato sliced   Method: Firstly cook up enough pasta for everyone make sure its just cooked with a little bite, add a knob of butter or olive oil so it doesn’t stick together and set aside. To make sauce, rue about 50g b...