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What are your 3 ‘go to’ family suppers?

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Urmstongran Wed 23-Jan-19 09:48:18

I made dinner last night and got to thinking of my usual favourite suppers that I make on a fairly regular basis. Nothing fancy (as for a special occasion) just ordinary dinners.

Mine are:

1. Chilli & rice
2. Hungarian goulash a la Delia
3. a pork, apple, sage & onion dish topped with cheesy mash and served with green cabbage.

What are yours?

tanith Wed 23-Jan-19 10:26:54

Sausages with onion gravy mash and green vegs
Chilli con carne
Tagliatelle with home made tomato sauce and meatballs.

grannyactivist Wed 23-Jan-19 10:34:03

Macaroni cheese
A roast dinner
Venison casserole

sodapop Wed 23-Jan-19 10:58:19

Cottage pie
Cauliflower & Leek cheese
Spicy chicken wings and chips

Bathsheba Wed 23-Jan-19 10:59:44

Cottage pie - with mixed veg and/or baked beans stirred in.
Gammon with onion sauce
Chicken and veg stir fry with tagliatelle and creme fraiche.

JessK Wed 23-Jan-19 11:34:27

Chilli con carne
Coq au vin
homemade Cornish pasties

Lynne59 Wed 23-Jan-19 12:32:53

Spaghetti bolognese
Chicken curry
Chicken stir-fry

Scribbles Wed 23-Jan-19 12:39:26

Braised steak & onions
Pan Haggerty
Sausages with mashed root veggies

Charleygirl5 Wed 23-Jan-19 13:09:57

Spaghetti Bolognese
Beef Casserole
Chicken Stir Fry

cavewoman Wed 23-Jan-19 13:34:07

Roast Chicken
Pan fried fish with saute potatoes
Macaroni cheese

Urmstongran Wed 23-Jan-19 13:34:33

Such great ideas here! What is ‘Pan Haggerty’ please Scribbles?

Day6 Wed 23-Jan-19 13:56:03

Bubble and squeak with left over vegetables and cold meat.

Spag bol.

Bacon, egg, fried left over potatoes and beans.

EllanVannin Wed 23-Jan-19 14:08:55

Roast lamb dinner with roast or new pots.
Scallops and fennel.
Macaroni cheese.

chelseababy Wed 23-Jan-19 14:12:54

Lamb tagine
Bangers and mash
Fish pie

shandi6570 Wed 23-Jan-19 14:30:42

Chicken with lemon & honey, served with rice
Chicken or lamb curry, depending what ingredients I have at the time
Bacon and courgette pasta

Blinko Wed 23-Jan-19 14:42:12

I used to work with someone who remarked how traditional her mother was. Coq au Vin was Cock in Wine....

kittylester Wed 23-Jan-19 16:17:41

I'd fjnd it difficult to whittle it down to 3 but

sausages roasted with potatoes, onions, tomatoes and thyme. Covered in grated cheese for the last 5 minutes. It's called ' that sausage and potato thing'

Teriyaki chicken with egg fried rice

Rib eye steak, maman potatoes and salad.

merlotgran Wed 23-Jan-19 16:20:56

Chicken casserole - done in slow cooker.
Vegetable chilli with rice or noodles
Sausage and mash (usually colcannon) with lots of veg.

Menopaws Wed 23-Jan-19 16:23:10

Homemade lasagne
Shepherds pie
Roast

paddyann Wed 23-Jan-19 16:27:26

Irish stew ,made with just lamb,onions carrots and potatoes and stock
Macaroni cheese made with 3 cheeses
quiche lorraine eaten hot while its still souffled with salad and new potatoes
Or soup ,I make soup every day so sometimes its what I eat while the others are having a meat and veg dinner ,

Lazigirl Wed 23-Jan-19 16:34:01

Moroccan chicken and cous cous
Greek filo pie (not authentic) with Apple salad
Halloumi and Avocado salad.
Am not a great cook

Daddima Wed 23-Jan-19 16:34:59

Macaroni cheese

Roast lamb, new & roast potatoes.

Steak pie, mashed potatoes & processed peas ( funeral purvey in Scotland!)

TerriBull Wed 23-Jan-19 16:51:55

Lasagna usually made with meat but sometimes I do a veggie one.
Fish Pie, with cod, smoked haddock and salmon covered in a cheese sauce with chives added. I do sliced potatoes on top like Dauphinoise, instead of mash.
Sunday roast whatever that may be beef, chicken or lamb with roasted root vegetables, potatoes, parsnips, carrots and onions plus broccoli and Yorkshire puds.

Bathsheba Wed 23-Jan-19 17:21:45

kittylester I too do a 'sausage and potato thing', haha! I roast sausages (chopped into three pieces) with small potatoes, red onions and chopped bacon, then cover with grated cheese for the last 10 minutes. I quite often do hard boiled eggs to add, sliced, at the end. Think I'll try it with tomatoes next time too!

Lazigirl Wed 23-Jan-19 17:23:50

Where are all the veggies lurking? So far there are only about half a dozen veggie dishes mentioned.