WI Recipes for January and february 2014

It is still the weather for warming meals so these recipes are cheap – they need to be in January!- and easy to make using vegetables that are in plentiful supply..


Cauliflower Cheese & Potato Pie

Meat eaters can add bacon to this dish

Serves 4

2 onions chopped

25g butter

6 large potatoes peeled and cubed

1 medium cauliflower broken into florets

1 tsp mustard

All the leftover cheese you have in your fridge, grated – the more the merrier!

1 egg

A splash of milk

1 tomato sliced (optional)



Fry the onions in a large pan in the butter then add the potatoes and cauliflower. Cover with salted water and boil until tender.

Preheat the oven to 180c/gas mark 4

Drain and mash the cooked vegetables then add the mustard.

While the mixture is still hot stir in most of the cheeses to melt it reserving a little to sprinkle on top of the pie.

Beat in the egg and a splash of milk then season.

Transfer the mixture to an ovenproof dish and then rough the top with a fork.

Sprinkle the reserved cheese on top.

Bake until the top is brown and crispy.