Cooking double or even triple of a meal and freezing individual freezer meals is a great way of making sure that the whole family is eating healthy, nutritious meals even when we don’t have time to cook, and keeping within food budget. Dishes like soups, stews and casseroles all stand up to the freezer really well, and will keep for up to three months sitting in a freezer. We’ve gone through the archives to find the best freezer-friendly foods for you and your family.
This spiced butternut squash soup is ideal for freezing in individual portions and taking to work for lunch.
Domini Kemp’s Six Nations Stew will actually tenderise further during a spell in the freezer. Bonus!
Make Mary Berry’s fish pie in advance and whip out of the freezer at breakfast time for a hearty family meal heated in 35 minutes.
Neven Maguire’s chicken korma is an ideal freezer food. Make, cool and store in individual portions. Serve with rice and naan bread.
Rope the kids into helping you make up a giant batch of these super crispy chicken nuggets. Freeze on a tray before decanting into bags, so that you have homemade chicken nuggets ready to cook at a moment’s notice.