If you want to follow the Operation Transformation leaders' meal plan, simply bring this shopping list on your next trip to the supermarket, and get ready to make some tasty dinner dishes. 

You can find more tasty OT-approved recipes here.

Week 1 – Main Meals

Fruit & Veg

  • Baby spinach leaves (320g)
  • Broccoli (400g)
  • Butternut squash (150g piece - you need 100g)
  • Button mushrooms (chestnut or ordinary – 100g)
  • Cherry tomatoes (200g)
  • Cucumber (¼) 
  • Fine green beans (400g)
  • Fresh basil leaves (10g)
  • Fresh coriander (10g)
  • Garlic (5 cloves)
  • Ginger root (2.5cm piece)
  • Green pepper (1)
  • Lemongrass stalk (1)
  • Lime (1)
  • Mild red chillies (3)
  • Onions (2 small)
  • Red onion (1 small)
  • Red peppers (1 small + 2 regular)
  • Scallions (3)
  • Shallot (1)
  • Sugar snap peas (100g)
  • Tomatoes (2)
  • Yellow peppers (2)

Fresh Produce

  • Basil pesto (15g)
  • Buffalo mozzarella (80g)
  • Cheddar cheese (30g)
  • Chicken fillets (skinless - 4)
  • Chicken thighs (bone in & skinless) (250g - 2)
  • Cooked salmon fillets (2 x 120g)
  • Light cream cheese (30g)
  • Minute steaks (thinly sliced quick fry steaks – 250g)
  • Salsa (60g)

Dried Goods

  • Black beans (400g tin)
  • Brown wholegrain rice (160g)
  • Chicken stock cube (reduced sodium -1) 
  • Coconut milk (160g tin)
  • Dried herbs de Provence (2.5g)
  • Dried wholewheat noodles (200g)
  • Fajita seasoning (5g)
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • Ground coriander (5g)
  • Ground cumin (5g)
  • Ground turmeric (5g)
  • Italian chopped tomatoes (400g tin)
  • Light coconut milk (200g tinned)
  • Mild curry paste (30g)
  • Natural skinned peanuts (10g)
  • Panko breadcrumbs (16g) 
  • Peanut butter (natural with no added sugar or salt – 27.5g)
  • Rapeseed oil (95g)
  • Reduced sodium soy sauce (50g)
  • Salt (optional) 
  • Vinaigrette salad dressing (15g – or make your own see recipe & add ingredients)
  • Wholegrain brown rice (160g)
  • Wholewheat penne pasta (80g)
  • Wholewheat spaghetti (80g)
  • Wholemeal tortilla wraps (2 large)
  • Worcestershire sauce (5g)