If you want to follow the Operation Transformation leaders' meal plan, print off this shopping list for your next trip to the supermarket. You can find some tasty OT-approved recipes here.

fajitas
Fab Fajitas

Fruit and Veg

  • Avocado (ripe - 50g)
  • Baby new potatoes (200g)
  • Broccoli (small heads - 2)
  • Carrots (2)
  • Courgette (1 or 120g packet baby courgettes)
  • Fresh beansprouts (250g)
  • Fresh coriander (5g)
  • Fresh rosemary sprigs (7g)
  • Garlic (cloves - 3)
  • Green peppers (2)
  • Lemon (1/2)
  • Onions (3)
  • Floury potatoes (such as Rooster or Maris Piper - 2 x 125g + 250g)
  • Fresh chives (optional – 15g)
  • Mushrooms (chestnut or ordinary – 500g)
  • Red onion (1)
  • Scallions (2)
  • Yellow pepper (1)
nutty fried rice
Nutty Fried Rice with Satay Sauce

Fresh Produce

  • Butter (35g)
  • Cheddar cheese (55g)
  • Chicken fillets (skinless – 4)
  • Egg (1)
  • Fresh white breadcrumbs (or use dried breadcrumbs known as panko – 25g)
  • Frozen peas (200g)
  • Low fat milk (1.5% fat – 215ml)
  • Parma or cooked ham (thin slices - 2) 
  • Pork loin chops (2)
  • Sirloin or fillet steak (200g)
  • Topside of beef (piece – 250g)
Tuna with Sweetcorn & Peppers
Tuna with Sweetcorn & Peppers

Dried Goods

  • Apple cider vinegar (2.5g)
  • Beef stock cube (reduced salt -1/4)
  • Chilli powder (1.25g)
  • Chopped tomatoes (½ regular sized tin – 200g)
  • Dijon mustard or tomato puree (10g)
  • Dried wholewheat noodles (100g)
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • Ground cumin (1.25g)
  • Hoisin sauce (from a bottle or jar – 60g)
  • Natural peanut butter (crunchy with no added sugar & salt – need 15g)
  • Olive oil (25g)
  • Plain flour (30g)
  • Rapeseed oil (30g)
  • Rice vinegar (5g)
  • Sea salt (optional – if using)
  • Soy sauce (reduced sodium – 15g)
  • Sweetcorn (tin salt free –200g)
  • Toasted sesame seeds (optional – 5g)
  • Tomato puree (15g)
  • Tuna (tin in spring water – 130g)
  • Unsalted cashew nuts (25g)
  • Wholegrain rice (80g)
  • Wholewheat penne pasta (80g)
  • Wholewheat wraps (2)
  • Worcestershire sauce (5g)

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