Thursday, 28 July 2016


Total 71 smartpoints
11 smartpoints per serve - serves 6

1 onion, finely diced (0sp)
2 tsp minced garlic (0sp)
500g mushrooms, sliced (0sp)
175g shortcut bacon  (13sp)
400g pasta, dry (37sp)
375ml Nestlé Carnation Light and Creamy Evaporated Milk (15sp)
1 tsp salt reduced chicken stock powder (1sp)
1/2 tbsp cornflour (1sp)
Salt and pepper, to taste (0sp)
25g Parmesan, grated (4sp)

Over medium heat add onion, mushrooms and bacon (spray pan with a little olive oil if necessary).  Cook down until soft stirring occasionally (Let any liquid reduce to nothing). 

Meanwhile, add the pasta to a large pan of boiling salted water and cook until al dente.

In a small jug add chicken stock powder and cornflour.  Gradually stir through evaporated milk so that there are no lumps in the cornflour. 

Once liquid has reduced in mushroom/bacon mix add garlic and cook for a further minute.  Stir in  evaporated milk mixture and heat until warm and slightly thickened.  Stir through drained pasta, season with salt and pepper and serve with parmesan cheese on top.


Serves 4 - 6 smartpoints per serve

460g beef, trimmed, thinly sliced (10sp)
1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda (0sp)
1 tbsp minced garlic (0sp)
2 carrots, julienned  (0sp)
1 large onion, thinly sliced (0sp)
1 red capsicum, sliced (0sp)
130g snow peas (0sp)
(Note: you can use any vegetables)
100g Masterfoods Teriyaki Marinade (10sp) - Note: Other brands of Teriyaki Sauce can be used, check smartpoints as they vary between sauces)
2 tsp sesame oil (3sp)

In a bowl sprinkle bicarbonate of soda over beef, mix through garlic and set aside for 20 minutes.

Heat a large non stick wok. Once wok is very hot add 1 tsp of oil and stir-fry beef for 2 mins until lightly browned, constantly stirring. Remove beef and set aside. Add the othe 1 tsp of oil along with vegetables (except snowpeas) and stir-fry for 2-3 minutes (or until they are cooked to your liking).  Add back beef along with teriyaki sauce and snowpeas and cook until sauce is hot.   Serve with 1/2 cup basmati (3sp) or long grain rice (4sp).