Take the stress out of shopping and cooking by preparing ahead of time and create affordable and delicious meals without wasting food and time. Clean out my pantry and combine some of the spices that I don’t often use into an all-purpose spice blend.
Try mixing 2 Tbs garlic powder, 2 Tbs onion powder, 3 Tbs chili powder, I tbs marjoram, 1 Tbs oregano, 1 Tbs rosemary and 2 Tbs black pepper to go with fish, meat or vegetables. Store my spice blend in an airtight container in a cool, dark place after using some on this dish.
Then clean out my fridge and combine black olives slices, carrots with yoghurt and thickened cream that will be expire in 3 and 5 days’ time. Clean my freezer using fava bean, green peas and cubes red capsicums. Swap my love chorizo for pork sausages. Swap my rigatoni for big shell pasta. Put away curry meal for baked meal.
Create a gorgeous eating dish with ease, using a selective of aromatic spice and healthy yoghurt with thickened cream and bake for less utensils to wash. Using an excuse to sit in front of TV to watch MasterChef. Thus, it is a simple meal anyone can prepare it.
My meal is delicious, comforting and really enjoyed it with eyes on TV and mouth chewing, then stomach is satisfying. Let’s bake!!!
6 pork sausages, prick holes all over it
300 g big shell pasta
180 g fava bean
50 g green peas
50 g cubed red capsicum
6 Tbs yoghurt
200 ml thickened cream
2 carrots, slice into bite size
2 Tbs sundried tomatoes
4 Tbs black sliced olives
1 Tbs minced garlic
balsamic vinegar (OPT)
2 Tbs garlic powder
2 Tbs onion powder
3 Tbs chili powder
1 Tbs marjoram
1 Tbs oregano
1 Tbs rosemary
2 Tbs black pepper
Put big shell and carrots in a microwave safe bowl. Microwave with water enough for 18 minutes. Drain well, reserve 1 c of water and place in a baking dish. Meantime soaked fava, peas and capsicums. Add sundried tomatoes and black olives to pasta. Drain the fava, peas and capsicums. Remove the skin of fava beans. Add fava, peas and capsicums to pasta.
Now add in the spice mixed ingredients, 1 c reserved water, extra water, yoghurt and thickened cream. Then minced garlic and oil. Sprinkle Pecorino and Grana Padano in. Season with salt and extra black pepper. Mix to combined well. Now place sausages on top and sprinkle some Grana Padano on top.
Bake for about 45-60 minutes until sausages are cooked. Turn sausages around halfway through cooking and sprinkle more Grana Padano (OPT). Once baked, switch off oven leave in for 10 minutes with door close just to make sure sausages are cooked completely, melt extra cheese with the heat to get some crispiness around it. Spoon onto plate and serve with a glass of red wine. Enjoy!!!
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