Zealand's Easiest Family Recipes
Serving healthy food to your family is challenging, especially
when you are on a low budget. We have low cost meals for people
on a budget with cost saving ideas and budget recipes. They
are all healthy eating ideas and are cheap to prepare. Change
the recipes to suit your family's tastes and the ingredients
you have. Cutting costs on food doesn't mean you have to cut
on quality. It's still possible to prepare meals that not only
taste great, but are also good for you.
Recipes NZ - easy slowcooker recipes!
slowcooker is simple, safe and requires no attention while cooking.
Simply place all the food ingredients in the slowcooker, set
the slowcooker on low. By the time you come home, a tasty, nutritious,
home-cooked dish will be waiting for you. Add a salad or whole-grain
bread to the dish and it will form a complete meal. The natural
juices from the meats and vegetables are retained in the slowcooker
pot rather than boiled away, thus, resulting in tasty and nutritious
- 8 chicken pieces
1 onion sliced into rings
1 tin of apricots plus juice
3/4 glass water
1 1/2 tspns chicken stock powder
on HIGH for 1 hour, then turn down to LOW and cook for
5 hours. Thicken it an hour before dishing up, with a
little corn flour and water. Comment:
Try pineapple or peaches for a change
boneless pork top loin
1 chopped onion
3/4 can diet soda (Beer might work just as well)
3/4 cup barbecue sauce
all ingredients in a crockpot. Cook covered on high for
5-6 hours or until meat is very tender. Drain and slice
or shred pork.
diced stewing steak
½ cup flour
¼ cup vegetable oil
2 large onion, diced, 1 cup beef stock
¼ cup curry powder, or to taste
¼ cup tomato paste
4 medium potatoes, quartered
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
beef in flour, shaking off excess. Heat oil in a large
frypan and cook beef in batches until brown. Remove and
place in slow cooker. Heat remaining oil, cook onion 2-3
minutes or until softened. Add curry powder and cook until
fragrant. Transfer to slow cooker with remaining ingredients.
Cover and cook on LOW for 6-8 hours or HIGH for 3-4 hours.
Season to taste and serve with cooked basmati rice.
kg beef roast
1 can beer
1 packet onion soup mix
the fat from the Roast. Put the Roast into the crockpot
and sprinkle with soup mix. Pour beer over the top and
cook on low for about 8 hours.
kg cheap steak, cut into thin strips
1/3 cup olive oil
¼ cup flour
½ cup tomato paste
1 cup beef stock
500g mushrooms, sliced
300 ml sour cream
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
beef in flour, shaking off excess flour. Heat oil in a
large frying pan and cook beef in batches until brown.
Remove and place in slow cooker. Add remaining ingredients,
except sour cream. Cover and cook on HIGH 3-4 hours or
LOW 6-8 hours.
In the last 30 minutes of cooking, stir through sour cream.
2 cups water
1/2 a cabbage
1 packet chicken noodle soup
3 desert spoons rice
3 teaspoons sugar
1 teaspoon curry powder
in slow cooker on low setting for 6 hours with mince on
bottom stir once near end.
1 onion sliced chopped finely
2 bay leaves (Optional)
2 tablespoons raw sugar (Try
silverside in cooker cover with water then add remaining
and cook on low for 8-10 hours or on high 4-6 hours.
bacon hock (pref Manuka smoked)
potatoes ,kumara, pumpkin, cabbage
a very small amount of water
all in the crock pot placing the cabbage leaves on top.
Cook on high for the first 2hrs and then on low for another
1 large onion, peeled and chopped
2 large tomatoes
8 oz tin pineapple pieces and juice
1 Tblspn worcestor sauce
1 Tblspn tomato sauce
1 Tblspn vinegar.
chopped onions and sliced tomatoes into crock pot and
add sausages. Add the rest of ingredients.
Cook on HIGH for 2 hours, then LOW for 2/3 hours
gm lamb steaks - cut into 2cm cubes
1 peeled, chopped onion
2 chopped sticks celery
1 can of tomatoes
1 cup hot water
1 tspn beef stock.
on LOW 8 hours.