Olde English Bacon Casserole

Many years ago, this used to be called ‘boiled beef and carrots’ – but it was never beef, always bacon! This casserole is really hearty, a little heavy on the calories and carbs but you can always balance that with other lower calorie and carb dishes throughout the day. You can either make it with leftover bacon joint (such as at Christmas) or in this case, we have used unsmoked bacon lardons. Whichever way, it’s a tasty meal! Much of the liquid will be absorbed and reduced, so don’t worry if it looks a lot to start with.

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Ranchers Sausage and Bean Casserole

One for the whole family, or a great meal to give to the children if they have a group of friends round. Try to use some flavoured sausages as a variation to the normal pork ones, adds more flavour to this dish – ones such as pork and leek, pork and caramelised onion etc. Or go bold and use chorizo style with more spices contained in the sausages

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