Clodagh Mckenna served up a tasty Christmas dinner for under £5 per serving with turkey breast, chilli cranberry sauce, roast potatoes, roasted root vegetables and frozen berry trifle on This Morning.
The ingredients for the turkey are: 650g turkey breast, butterflied (ask your butcher to do this) , butter, for greasing and 7 smoked streaky bacon rashers pancetta (2 x 70g packs) or thinly sliced streaky bacon.
For the cranberry sauce: 300g fresh cranberries, 150g sugar , 100ml water, 1 chilli, split and de-seeded and 1 cinnamon stick.
For the roasted vegetables: 4 carrots, peeled and quartered, 4 parsnips, peeled and quartered, 1 swede (400g), peeled and cut into 2 inch pieces , 2 tablespoons olive oil, 1 garlic bulb, halved, 1 tablespoon clear honey, Sea salt and black pepper.
For the trifle: 250g bag frozen mixed berries, 40g golden caster sugar, 100g Madeira cake, sliced, 100ml mascarpone cheese, 250ml tub vanilla custard and 150ml double cream, softly whipped.
See recipes by Clodagh in her book titled : In Minutes: 10, 20, 30 – How much time do you have tonight? available from Amazon now.