Gas Stove yummy meals you can cook during loadshedding

Loadshedding can be a daunting experience, leaving us without electricity and struggling to prepare meals. The solution? Embrace your gas stove and let Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) come to your rescue. Not only is cooking with gas a practical alternative during power outages, but it also opens up a world of delicious possibilities. Here are some gas stove-friendly recipes that will satisfy your taste buds and make loadshedding a culinary adventure.

Thai Red Chicken Curry and Noodles

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Indulge in the rich flavours of Thai cuisine with this quick and easy Gas Stove-friendly recipe.


  • 2 chicken breast fillets, skinless
  • 1-2 tablespoons Thai red curry paste
  • 400 ml coconut milk
  • 1 red pepper, deseeded and cut into thin strips
  • 1/2 cup sugar snap peas, halved lengthways
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • Fresh lime juice
  • Fresh basil, chopped
  • 200 g noodles, egg

Cooking Instructions:

  • Pan-fry the curry paste in olive oil until fragrant.
  • Add coconut milk and bring to a strong simmer.
  • Add chicken, red pepper, sugar snap peas, fish sauce, and lime juice. Stir and remove from heat.
  • Serve over cooked noodles garnished with fresh basil.

Italian-Style Meatball Subs

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Savour the taste of Italy with these hearty meatball subs that are easy to whip up on your gas stove.


• 3 tablespoons olive oil

• 600 g Woolworths beef-and-pork frikkadels

• 400 g Woolworths Rosa tomatoes

• 5 g rosemary

• 2 teaspoons garlic, crushed

• 700 ml bottle Woolworths tomato purée

• Sea salt and black pepper, to taste

• Woolworths rustic baguette

• 10 g basil, for serving

Cooking Instructions:

  • Pan-fry the frikkadels, tomatoes, and rosemary in olive oil until cooked. Set aside.
  • Fry garlic, pour in tomato purée, season, and simmer.
  • Return frikkadels and tomatoes to the pan and warm through.
  • Stuff baguettes with meatballs and sauce, top with basil.

Vegetarian Chilli

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A comfort food classic that’s easy to prepare on your trusty gas stove.


• Pasta (fusilli, penne, spirali)

• Onions

• Bell pepper

• Mushrooms

• Garlic

• Kidney beans

• Spices (smoked paprika, ground cumin, mild chilli powder)

• Tomato sauce

• Grated cheese

• Parsley

Cooking Instructions:

  • Cook onions, peppers, and mushrooms until soft.
  • Add spices and kidney beans.
  • Add uncooked pasta and tomato sauce, and bring to a simmer.
  • Stir in cheese, melt, and serve with parsley.

Mushroom Frittata

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A versatile and satisfying gas stove-friendly option for any meal of the day.


• Butter

• Sliced mushrooms

• Shallot

• Dried thyme

• Garlic

• Kale

• Eggs

• 2% milk

• Salt and pepper

• Parmesan

• Parsley

Cooking Instructions:

  • Cook mushrooms, shallots, and thyme in butter until brown.
  • Add garlic and kale, and cook until wilted.
  • Whisk eggs, milk, salt, and pepper. Pour over vegetables and cook until set.
  • Sprinkle with Parmesan, and bake until golden. Garnish with parsley.

Caramel Pieces

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Indulge your sweet tooth with these homemade caramel treats, easily made on your gas stove.


• Butter

• Granulated sugar

• Heavy cream

• Light corn syrup

• Vanilla extract

Cooking Instructions:

  • Combine ingredients and stir until 245º F on a candy thermometer.
  • Remove from heat, add vanilla extract.
  • Pour into a dish, fabulous, and cut into squares.
  • Wrap in plastic wrap, foil, or wax paper.

Loadshedding might bring challenges, but with the right recipes and the convenience of your gas stove, you can turn it into an opportunity to enjoy delicious homemade meals.

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