When time is tight and days are jammed, it’s a life-saver to have a backup plan for putting dinner on the table. These freezer-friendly recipes are ideal for stocking up on delicious, quick-to-reheat meals for the whole family. Make the recipe one evening and freeze for another, or meal prep and make a couple of batches ahead of time; whichever works for you, these recipes deliver every time!
Slow cooker pulled pork chilli
This easy comfort meal only requires 10 minutes of prep; from there, the slow cooker does the rest of the work! The secret to really good pulled pork is cooking it low and slow, allowing it to marinade in the sauce and soak up the flavour. Pair it with tacos, rice, or whatever you fancy for a Mexican fiesta…
Spinach and ricotta cannelloni
This Italian classic is a meat-free dish to warm the soul. Filled with creamy ricotta, rich tomato sauce and spinach, it’s guaranteed to be a new budget-friendly family favourite — and if the carnivores simply can’t resist, mince can be added to the pasta tubes too!
Buffalo chicken enchiladas
Another easy cheesy favourite, these buffalo chicken enchiladas with a tangy blue cheese drizzle are sure to get taste buds tingling. You can also add your favourite veggie toppings like chopped lettuce, green onions and tomatoes for more flavour.
Quiches are one of our favourite ways to work nourishing ingredients into handy meals, and we love that they’re brilliant just about any time of day. Depending on the season, it can be served with a green salad, a baked potato or some couscous on the side. Summon the strength to resist going back for seconds and thirds — because it tastes even better the next day!
Pesto and turkey meatball pasta bake
Turkey meatballs are ideal for occasions when you don’t want the fuss of many ingredients or endless amount of steps; they require only a few basic ingredients, and are versatile enough to be used in an array of different dishes. This pasta tray bake is an ode to summer as the fresh pesto flavours compliment the meatballs, and the colours alone are made for sunny evenings in!
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