The recipes in this section are part of Housing New Zealand’s healthy and affordable recipe card collection.
Recipes by Sophie Gray – 


Published: 2017-02-20
Easy Chicken Coconut curry SM

Serves 6 people, takes 30 to 40 minutes to make.

This fragrant curry is quick and easy to make. Use lite coconut cream if you prefer and add fresh or frozen vegetables to the curry when it's simmering – green beans or spinach work well. Serve with rice.

Place the chicken, onion, apple, chutney, curry powder, tomato paste and seasoned tomatoes in a medium saucepan...

Published: 2016-05-24
Beef vegetable pasta sm

Serves 4-6 people, takes 50 minutes to make

This pasta bake makes 300 grams of beef mince into a hearty family meal. It’s easy to make and will be a favourite with all the family.

Brown the mince in a frying pan. Add the chopped onion, garlic and sliced seasonal vegetables...

Published: 2016-06-24
Chicken n vegetable bake small

Serves 6 people, takes 50 minutes to make

This is a great meal to get ready in the morning or the night before – keep it in the fridge until you’re ready, then put it in the oven when you’re ready to go.

Heat oven to 180°C.
Boil pasta in a large pot of water until just tender....

Published: 2016-05-24
mince vegetable pie sm

Serves 6 people, takes 1 hour to make

A good mince pie is a family favourite. It’s easy to make and doesn’t need a lot of mince to make a great pie. Use a metal pie dish if you have one - you will get the best results from the pastry, nice and crispy!

Preheat the oven to 200°c. In a saucepan brown the mince then add the chopped onion...