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Posh budget recipes

27 Recipes

Crowd-pleasing recipes that won't break the bank.

Irish stew


(43 ratings)

The trick with this classic one-pot is to use a cheaper cut of meat, which means you’ll skimp on price but not quality
  • 2 hours and 30 mins
  • Easy

Melty onion toasts


(8 ratings)

Make the onion topping for this simple gastropub-style starter up to two days ahead
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Malt chocolate ice cream


(9 ratings)

All the flavours of a gorgeous mug of malty cocoa, combined into a delicious ice cream
  • 15 mins
  • More effort

Rhubarb & almond crumble tart


(19 ratings)

A smarter version of the traditional rhubarb crumble, perfect for dinner parties - use ready-made dessert pastry to keep it simple
  • 2 hours
  • More effort

Green salad with avocado


(7 ratings)

A simple, fresh-tasting salad to serve as part of a summery buffet
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Zingy new potato salad


(1 rating)

The tangy dressing gives this salad a punch and lightness that fits well into a varied buffet lunch
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Salmon & lemon rice pastry parcel


(3 ratings)

Throw a whole new spin on fish pie with this flaky puff pastry bake - filled with capers, basmati and red peppers too
  • 50 mins
  • More effort

Olive bread swirls


(27 ratings)

These delicious savoury rolls make an excellent side dish for a lunch party
  • 1 hour and 50 mins
  • More effort

Coconut cake


(7 ratings)

A tasty party dessert with a juicy raspberry lime drizzle
  • 1 hour and 25 mins
  • More effort

Warm duck salad with Merlot dressing


(4 ratings)

The dressing for this filling salad is quite unusual as it has chicken stock in it, which adds a great depth of flavour
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy

Roasted vegetable lasagne


(85 ratings)

Young, old and in-betweens will love this vegetarian Italian-style dish
  • 1 hour and 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Cherry chocolate Pavlova


(13 ratings)

Finish your meal with this impressive dessert, with billowing cream and fresh summer fruit
  • 2 hours
  • More effort


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