Vegetable Casserole & Dumplings, 46p a serving
Baked Marmalade Sponge, 13p a serving, Meal Plan 1

Vegetable Crumble is a family favourite in our house.

The girls liked it when they were still living at home, and my husband  loves it

I use 2 of these pyrex dishes, and DP has two  helpings, it’s the only way I can stop him helping himself to tomorrows dinner!

 

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Vegetable Crumble

Root veg in a tomato sauce, topped with oats, cheese and salted peanuts, just 25p a portion
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: English
Keyword: family, root vegetables
Servings: 6
Calories: 454kcal

Ingredients

Topping

  • 100 ml vegetable oil 14p from a 1 litre bottle
  • 100 g flour 3p – any of the own brand bags at 45p/1.5kg
  • 75 g oats  6p – 75p/1.5kg
  • 100 g cheddar 50p – Asda mature cheddar £4.98/kg
  • 50 g salted peanuts 12p – Asda 48p/200g

Base

  • 340 g potatoes 16p – Asda £1.18/2.5kg
  • 340 g carrots  27p – 80p/kg
  • 100 g onion chopped, 5p – Asda 98p/2kg
  • 400 g tinned tomatoes  29p – any of the own brands
  • 3 tbslp parsley fine chopped, optional
  • 2 bay leaves optional

Instructions

  • Mix all the topping ingredients together and put to one side
  • Saute all the root vegetable in a little oil until soft. You really need to do this, once you add the tomatoes, the potato and carrot don’t seem to soften any more, and boiled onion is not the flavour we are after here.
  • Put the base in an oven proof dish and pile the topping over it
  • Bake at 190° for about half an hour
  • If you have any available, a crisp green vegetable goes well

Notes

Any root vegetable you have will work well here. If you have seeds of any description, a spoon or two in the topping is delicious, I like sesame and sunflower
If you don’t have any cheese, leave it out, the crumble will still taste lovely

Variations

Any root vegetable you have will work well here. If you have seeds of any description, a spoon or two in the topping is delicious, I like sesame and sunflower

If you don’t have any cheese, leave it out, the crumble will still taste lovely

vegetable crumble

 

 

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Vegetable Casserole & Dumplings, 46p a serving
Baked Marmalade Sponge, 13p a serving, Meal Plan 1