In the Kitchen

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Kids Menu - Sausage and Tomato Spaghetti

Added: 19/07/17 : 13:51:36

A quick and easy supper when time is of the essence!

Preparation time: 5 minutes • Cooking time: 45 minutes

Serves: 4 people


    500 x Daily Basics Spaghetti
    1 tin SuperValu Chopped Tomatoes - 400g
    492 g Irish Sausages

From your Store Cupboard
    200 ml Chicken Stock Cube
    2 cloves Garlic finely chopped
    1 tbsp Tomato Purée


    Heat the olive oil in a pan and add the sausages.
    Fry for about 8 minutes turning occasionally to ensure an even golden coat and cooked through.
    Remove the sausages from the pan and cut diagonally into bite size pieces.
    In the same pan add the garlic and pour in the chicken stock, boil until it has reduced by half.
    Stir in the tomato puree, tinned tomatoes and oregano, season to taste.
    Simmer for approximately 15 minutes until the sauce has thickened.
    Add the sausage pieces to the sauce and gently simmer.
    While the sauce is cooking, cook the spaghetti in a medium sized pan of lightly salted water as
    per pack instructions.
    Drain to remove the excess water.
    To serve, place some spaghetti in a bowl, spoon over a generous serving of sausages and sauce.

Top Tip

To make it extra spicy, add a chopped red chilli as you fry the sausages!

Smoothies for the Kids

Added: 19/07/17 : 14:01:31

Stay healthy with these smoothies. Just pick your favourite colour!

Preparation time: 5 minutes • Cooking time: 0 minutes


Serves: 1 person


    1 tbsp Honey
    200 ml Natural Yogurt
    225 g Carrot - grated
    2 x Orange - peeled and cut into chunks

    2 x Passionfruit
    110 g Pineapple - cut into chunks


    1 tbsp Honey
    175 g Blackberries
    175 g Honeydew Melon


    150 g Fresh Blueberries
    1 pinch Ground Cinnamon
    150 ml Natural Yogurt


    225 g Banana
    1 tbsp Honey
    225 g Kiwi fruit - peeled
    Lemon - juiced

    200 ml Natural Yogurt
    25 g Fresh Mint


    1 x Banana
    225 g Black Grapes
    110 g Fresh Blueberries
    Lemon - juiced

    250 ml Mixed Berry Yoghurt
    225 g SuperValu Plums
    stones removed and diced


    200 ml Natural Yogurt
    225 g  Frozen Mixed Berries
    110 g  Honeydew Melon

    1 x  Orange
    110 g Strawberries


    225 g Banana
    1 pinch Ground Cinnamon
    1 tbsp Honey

    150 ml Natural Yogurt
    225 g Honeydew Melon


    1 x Banana
    1 tbsp Honey
    150 ml Natural Yogurt
    110 g Honeydew Melon

    225 g Mango
    1 x Orange - peeled and cut into chunks


Just choose your colour and blend the all the ingredients in a food processor until completely smooth.