Watch the Euros in style with the best food and drink for fans on a budget, including pizza, burgers and STEAK
WATCH the Euros in style, and score big with the best food and drink for the fans.
Invite your nearest and dearest for a covid-safe feast, serving up the footie for starters.
Follow up with these delicious deals – all winners, whether you’re with friends or snuggled on your sofa.
Morrisons has launched a limited-edition 14-inch Best of Europe Pizza, £3.89, with flavour favourites from Germany, Spain, Portugal and Italy topping the lot.
One for all
Get into the team spirit at home with Asda’s Match Night In bundle, made for sharing. For £29.97, get 20 bottles of Stella Artois, 18 of Carlsberg, plus M&M’s, pizza, Doritos, Haagen-Dazs and Butterkist popcorn.
Mix it up
Nibble away your nerves with a three for £3 mix-and-match bundle from Morrisons, including Tyrell’s crisps, Galaxy Buttons, M&Ms or a 1.25l bottle of Pepsi.
Match day dinner
Score a hatrick with three for £6 on selected Morrisons ready meals including Beef Lasagne, £2.50.
Pizza the action
Get a slice of the fun with the Co-op’s supersaver deal, £5, including two pizzas plus a four pack of Budweiser or Coca Cola.
Hail your heroes
Pick your favourite with a tub of Cadbury Heroes, down from £3 to £2 at Morrisons.
Spice things up
Dull match? Make it zing with Waitrose’s £10 Chinese and Asian meal deal, with two mains and two side dishes, including chicken chow mein or green Thai chicken curry.
Save £1 when you buy two 180g bags of Doritos at Waitrose for £3, or £2 bought individually.
Make yourself a Euros burger with two British beef burgers for £2.50 at Sainsbury’s, saving 50p, add toppings depending on your team.
Icing on the cake
Celebrate all the goals with Sainsbury’s Football Crazy cake, 750g, £7.
Save a third on selected wines at Morrisons, including Casillero del Diablo Chardonnay, down from £8.25 to £5.50. The store is also offering 25 per cent off when you buy six bottles of wine.
Get three for £20 on selected big beer packs at Morrisons including 10x440ml Stella Artois.
Buy 24 cans of Coca Cola Zero Sugar for £7 at Iceland.
Buy two Kopparberg Strawberry & Lime Bottle 500ml for £4 at the Co-op, or £2.10 each.
Get a bundle of lager with snacks from Asda, including 12 cans of McEwans Ale, eight cans of Irn-Bru, four Asda steak and gravy pies and mashed potato, £15.70.
Save £1.50 on a Classic Ales mixed pack of six, now £8 at Sainsbury’s.
Get two for £10 on selected wines at Iceland including Elands Bay Pinotage, £5.95.
Get 12 330ml bottles of San Miguel for £9.49 at Tesco.
· Drinks deals and prices may vary in different parts of the UK.
Keep your eyes on the footie, with these match-day dishes that are the perfect handful.
Chilli Con Carne Fajitas
Preparation time: 10 mins
Cooking time: 15 mins
- 450g beef
- 1 tbsp vegetable oil
- 1 onion
- 2 green peppers
- 2 red peppers
- 1 jalapeno
- 2 garlic cloves
- 1 tsp cumin, ground
- 1 lime
- 2 tbsp fresh coriander
- 1 pack tortilla wraps
Season the steak with coarse ground black pepper and set to one side.
Slice onion and peppers into thin slices (around 6mm).
Crush the garlic, then finely chop the chilli and coriander.
Fry the onion and chilli in a little oil for 5 minutes, without allowing to brown.
Add garlic, peppers, cumin and season to taste, then cook on a low heat for 10 minutes.
Finish by adding the juice of half a lime.
Sprinkle steak with sea salt and sear to medium in a hot pan til meat feels springy to touch. (Chef tip: The more underdone the steak, the greater the springiness and the more blood will be shown on the plate.)
Set aside the steak to rest for five minutes.
Cut the steak into strips (approx. 3mm).
On warm tortillas, place equal amounts of onion and pepper mix, topped with steak strips. Sprinkle with freshly chopped coriander and a squeeze of lime juice.
Roll and cut in half to serve.
Simple Tasty Burgers
Preparation time: 10 mins
Cooking time: 20 mins
- 1 small onion
- 475g beef mince, or any mince you would like
- 20g vegetable oil
- 4 burger buns
- ½ half an iceberg lettuce
- 3 tomatoes
- 80g cheese
- 2 gherkins, per burger
Finely chop the onion into as small as possible pieces.
Mix the beef mince (or whatever mince you are using) with the chopped onion.
Add a little salt and plenty of black pepper, mix altogether so the onions are well distributed.
On a clean board or bench turn out the mince mix and split into 4 even portions and shape into patties/burgers (the thinner the better as they will cook more evenly).
In a clean pan add a little oil (just enough to brush the base of the pan).
Fry the burgers off, you may need to do two at a time depending on the size of your pan.
If you want to toast the buns for extra flavour, now would be a good time while your burgers are cooking.
Once the burgers are cooked through, top with a little cheese if you’d like to. Now it's time to build your burgers.
Use any toppings you like gherkins, mustard, ketchup, lettuce, tomato onions, mayonnaise the list goes on.
Serve with chips salad, coleslaw, pickles, sweet potato fries or wedges.
COVID safe celebrations
Play it safe as you get into the Euros spirit.
Before inviting a crowd, check how many people the restrictions allow in your home or in your garden.
When the goals get the better of you, whether you can hug depends again on where you live. In England, you can use ‘personal judgement’.
Try and avoid nibbles where everyone is eating from the same bowl. Instead offer individual packets and serve up the main meal on plates with knives and forks.
Respect other people’s views. If your best mate would rather stay at home this time, don’t get the hump.
Don’t be afraid to make some house rules and ask guests to stick to them.
Have a bottle of sanitiser on the side for anyone that wants it.
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