Costing a dish

Here are some terms from AQA Food and Nutrition GCSE requirements

  • To calculate the cost of the dish and compare with a commercial product.
  • Differentiated worksheets and home learning resources to calculate costs of spaghetti bolognaise or chilli.
  • Costings worksheet.
  • Work out the cost of ingredients to make chosen dish and compare to ready-meal tested.
  • Consider suitable recipe ideas, sourcing of ingredients to promote environmental and ethical awareness, nutritional profiles of recipes, costs, cooking and serving times.
  • Produce a recipe card of each of the dishes made listing the ingredients, method of making, nutritional profile, allergy advice, costing and special dietary, health or environmental claims.
  • Costing analysis worksheet.

See how the Nutrition Program can do it for you!

  1. The recipe Feta stuffed peppers – serves 2
  • 2 peppers, any colour, cut in half (seeds removed)
  • 20g couscous
  • 10 black olives, chopped
  • 125g feta, cubed
  • 125g cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 small red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp chilli flakes
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp celery seeds
  • 1 tbsp olive oil

2. Type it in and go to Costs:

Costing a recipe3. Look at the bottom of the chart – the recipe costs £2.82 and the posriton costs £1.41.




Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s