As the days become shorter and the air gets a little chillier, what better way to keep warm than through food?
Whether you love experimenting with new ingredients or bringing out family recipes that have graced the kitchens of multiple generations, it’s time to get cooking with soups, stews and slow-cooked pots of goodness.
There’s something to suit every palate and level of culinary skill – from beginner to master chef – with ingredients you can easily find at Castle Plaza.
Slow-cooked chicken and black bean stew
Absolutely packed with vegetables and protein, this dish is guaranteed to warm up the belly. A slow-cooked, wholesome chicken and black bean stew that is simple to make and easy on the budget, too. Check out the recipe here.
Beef chilli con carne
This winter warmer brims with flavour and comes with a little extra kick! Ideally served with rice or nachos, beef chilli con carne is a versatile recipe and perfect for a weekday dinner or a quick whip up when unexpected guests turn up. For the recipe, head on here.
Very green vegetable curry
This very green curry will have you reaching for seconds. Plus, it’s a great option to assist in increasing your veggie count. Amp up this recipe with more of your favourite vegetables. A bonus, vegetable curry is also great to freeze and keep for a rainy day.
Spicy ramen with chicken
Ready in only 20 minutes, this spicy ramen is a cheat’s version of the traditional Japanese dish – but it’s still a real soul-soother. Pick up some pre-made broth, pair with some noodles and let the chilli do the rest. For the recipe, head here.
Spaghetti with lentil bolognese
A trusted family favourite, this vegetarian take on the classic bolognese is sure to impress and may even convince carnivores to give vegetarian food more of a shot. Full of classic Italian flavours, it’s the ideal leftover meal for a substantial mid-week lunch. Find the recipe here.
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