cheap family recipes
feed a family of 4 for (just over) £100 a month
- 3 eggs
- 8 slices bread homemade
- 40 ml evaporated milk
- 80 ml water mix with the evaporated milk
- 30 ml oil
- salt and black pepper to taste
- 4 sausages oven-baked or grilled, to serve
- Break the eggs into a bowl and beat to break the yolks. Add the milk, salt, and pepper. Beat briefly to combine.
- In a large low sided dish, lay out the slices of bread and pour the raw egg mixture over. Leave to soak for 1 minute and turn the slices over. Let the eggy mixture soak right into the bread.
- Heat the oil in a frying pan over a medium heat. When these are hot (but not smoking) add the slices of egg infused bread pour the remaining egg over them and turn the heat down low.
- Turn the bread after 5-7 minutes and leave for a further 4 minutes on the second side.
- Serve on warm plates with one sausage per person.
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