The debate over whether you can taste the difference between fresh pasta and dried rages on, but for many people making pasta seems like a difficult and long winded process requiring lots of equipment. But that’s not the case with this Simple Gnocchi, which is […]
One of the best ways to eat fresh and save cash is buy seasonally and make the most of promotions in story. That’s what happened when I came up with this dish. The potatoes were just 59p a bag and the green beans on offer for 39p. The spinach was also on a deal and as I only needed a couple of handfuls on spinach and half a 20p lemon, this side for at least 6 came in at just £1.30. I could have just served it all plain on the side but combining and adding some lemon and sumac (a Moroccan seasoning) it becomes something dinner party worthy! It’s also made in one pan and one jam jar so creates minimal washing up too. Always a bonus in my book. By: Caro
If you want to make more of this meal you can easily add a protein, perhaps some sliced Quorn or chicken, hot smoked salmon fillets or cubes of feta. Or have it cold next day as a hearty salad with a few handfuls of salad leaves, olives, tuna and boiled egg for a twist on a salade nicoise.
Posh New Potatoes and Green Beans