5 budget buys at Woolies and what to cook with them

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5 budget buys at Woolies and what to cook with them

Since mid-month spells budget crunch for many of us, we’ve rounded up our favourite budget buys at Woolies this week and what to cook with them.

SMOORSNOEK FISH CAKES (R49.99 per kg, save R10)

For an easy midweek dinner, try this blend of flavourful snoek tomato smoor, rice and mashed potato encased in a crispy, golden coating.
Serve with: Mashed potatoes OR poached eggs

FREE-RANGE LEAN BEEF MINCE (R67.99 per kg, save R20)

You can whip up many a magical meal with versatile beef mince – from lasagne to beef burgers and traditional South African bobotie.
Try: Bolognese with gnocchi or Turkish-style beef cake

Red quinoa (R89.95, save R26)

Up your protein and grain intake while enjoying a delicious dinner starring red quinoa. But first learn how to cook quinoa (“keen-wah”).
Try: Summer tomato, beetroot and lemony ricotta quinoa salad

Cauliflower roasting medley (R32, save R8)

This medley of roasting veg includes cauliflower, baby marrow, sweet potato and red onion. Top with a creamy sauce or enjoy as they are.
Serve with: Feta, garlic and winter-herb roast chicken

Paprika potato wedges (R25, save R5)

What’s better than spicy potato wedges as a side to home-made burgers or with tasty chicken wings?
Serve with: Chicken wings with home-made blue cheese dip OR biltong and Parmesan burgers

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