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Cheap and cheerful recipes for eating on a budget.

Turkey chilli jacket potatoes

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(3 ratings)
Turkey mince is cheap and lean - flavour Mexican-style with cumin and paprika and serve in crisp baked potatoes
55 minutes
Easy
Healthy

Piri-piri chicken with spicy rice

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(7 ratings)
Use a lime-spiked spicy marinade to coat thighs and drumsticks then roast and serve with paprika rice for a cheap and healthy supper
1 hour and 5 minutes
Easy
Healthy

Cheap-as-chips veggie pizza

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(2 ratings)
This quick, budget take on classic spinach and egg 'florentine' pizza uses flatbreads instead of traditional dough
40 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Refried bean quesadillas

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(19 ratings)
This casual meat-free main is a cheap and cheerful way to fill up your friends
30 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Chorizo & fried egg wraps

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(4 ratings)
Enjoy this flavour-packed wrap as a cheap and tasty lunch or light supper
20 minutes
Easy

Sausage & mushroom pot pies

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(19 ratings)
A thrifty dish of pork meatballs with crispy ciabatta topping and a mustard, crème fraîche sauce
52 minutes
Easy

Smoky bacon pot noodle for one

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(22 ratings)
Who needs ready-made instant noodles when you can whip up your own low-fat, high flavour version in under 10 mins?
7 minutes
Easy

Sausage ragu & spinach pasta bake

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(11 ratings)
This everyday, freeze-ahead supper combines tomatoes with a creamy cheese sauce - a perfect family meal
1 hour and 10 minutes
Easy

Vegetable & bean chilli

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(19 ratings)
This healthy veggie chilli makes for a quick and satisfying supper, crammed with pulses and colourful fresh vegetables
45 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian
Healthy

Chicken biryani pilau

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(36 ratings)
Easy and cheap to recreate at home, students won't need to order takeaways ever again!
1 hour
Easy
Healthy

Pesto & courgette pasta bake

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(2 ratings)
A handful of ingredients go a long way in this hearty oven-baked supper- use your favourite pasta shape, but we like rigatoni, bows or macaroni
50 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Spanish sardines on toast

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(5 ratings)
Enjoy the taste of the Med with this fresh, wholesome supper using an oily fish that's packed with omega-3 and a good, cheap storecupboard staple
10 minutes
Easy

Very simple Margherita pizza

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(11 ratings)
You can't beat piping hot cheese and tomato on a thin, crispy pizza base - this version is ready in just 35 minutes
35 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Tuna & sweetcorn slice

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(12 ratings)
This easy budget supper uses ready-rolled pastry to make an open pie - experiment with your own toppings
35 minutes
Easy

Chicken & vegetable curry

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(13 ratings)
This Indian feast has a healthy vegetable count and is a really simple everyday supper
45 minutes
Easy

Family meals: Easy fish pie

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(13 ratings)
A simple fish pie that’s quick to prepare, portion it into ramekins for quick toddler meals you can pull out of the freezer or cook in a big dish for the whole family
1 hour
Easy

Lentil ragù

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(54 ratings)
Struggle to get your five-a-day? This superhealthy ragù will get you four steps closer and can be frozen for extra convenience
1 hour and 30 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian
Healthy

Rarebit toasts

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(4 ratings)
This comforting snack is super-quick and easy, perfect for suppertime snacking.
10 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

DIY kofta burgers

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(38 ratings)
With these quick, easy and cheap koftas, there's no excuse for hitting the kebab van
50 minutes
Easy

Quick bean & chorizo chilli

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(46 ratings)
This fast and filling chilli is great served with rice or piled high onto a baked potato and dolloped with soured cream
20 minutes
Easy

Sweet potato & pea curry

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(31 ratings)
A fab, cheap, veggie curry, great for a student gathering. And the left overs will taste great the next day.
40 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Moroccan spiced mince with couscous

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(53 ratings)
Adding dried fruit, fresh mint and warm spices to savoury dishes is typical of North African cooking. Quorn replaces meat in this recipe
40 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian
Healthy

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