I LOVE being creative in the kitchen. I do follow recipies but, over time, I like to add my own twist to them and experiment…and this is where my Beany Chilli has come from!
Adding beans to a chilli allows you to make the meal go further, and being on a budget this is just great! One meal can often make two…
For this meal I used one of the packs of Lean Minced Beef that came with my Hazeldine’s Original Butcher’s Weekly Wrap
Meal seven – Mummy’s Beany Chilli
Making the chilli is EASY!!!
As you’ll know by now, I’m no stranger to meal planning. I must admit, I quite like the challenge of getting everything prepared and getting organised. So when I was set the task by Hazeldines to come up with a weeks worth of meals using their Original Butcher’s Wrap Up, I was more than excited about the challenge ahead!
“The Butchers Wrap is our flagship product, a whole weeks worth of meat included at a bargain price.”
With a single wrap costing £20, a double costing £39 and a triple costing £57, you can buy the perfect sized Butcher’s Wrap to feed your family for the week. And your meat can be delivered STRAIGHT to your door too, as next Working Day Delivery is available all across the UK for just £7.95 per order (or you can select Local Pick up at checkout to collect your order from Hazeldine’s Hazel Grove store!)
So, for the last two days I’ve been putting my meal planning method to the test, trying to keep on track with my budget shopping week…and I suppose the question is how is it all going?
Well Sunday night was the first meal from my plan and I was actually really pleased at how much veg I had left over! I used 3 of my frozen chicken breasts with some carrots, celery, onion and swede to make a casserole which was really tasty due to the added smoked paprika! I served it with mashed potato and some broccoli – of which I have plenty left of both. We even had a scoop of ice-cream each for pudding (and the boys had a few mini marshmallows, that I found in the cupboard, on the top).