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
2 onions chopped
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!
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.