A value-for-money meal in itself from Woman’s Weekly’s March 1982 issue. This store-cupboard idea uses a stuffing pack, a can of sweetcorn and Spam
Prep time: 15 mins
Cooking time: 30 mins
Total time: 45 mins
Skill level: Easy peasy
Costs:Cheap as chips
- 85g pack sage and onion stuffing mix
- 60g (2oz) butter
- 300ml (½ pint) milk
- 2 tbsp plain flour
- 198g can sweetcorn, drained
- 200g can Spam, diced, or 150g (5oz) piece of cooked gammon, diced
- 2 spring onions, trimmed and chopped, or 2 tablespoons freshly chopped parsley
- Salt and ground black pepper
- 1 rounded tbsp freshly grated Parmesan
- 3 individual gratin dishes
- Set the oven to Gas Mark 5 or 190°C. Make up the stuffing mix with boiling water, according to pack instructions, stirring in half the butter. Press the mix over the base and sides of the dishes.
- Pour the milk into a pan and whisk in the flour, then add the rest of the butter. Bring to the boil, whisking continuously to make a thick, smooth sauce.
- Add the sweetcorn and Spam, or gammon, spring onions or parsley, and season. Spoon the mixture into the “stuffing baskets”, sprinkle with cheese and bake for 25-30 mins.
Nutritional information per portion
This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.
Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.