Cheap cuts: How to get the most from meat

  • By BBC Good Food team

Stretch meat a little further by choosing a budget cut. We show you which cuts of pork, beef and lamb will offer value for money.

Cuts of beef


Cuts of beef with knife
Cuts like brisket, skirt and shin are thrifty choices but offer plenty of rich flavour. 

Cheap cuts: How to buy beef


Lamb cops with rosemary
Get to know the best butchers cuts and enjoy lamb at a lower cost. 

Cheap cuts: How to buy lamb


Pork chops with garlic and oil
Discover the cuts of pork that offer you the best value for money and are too delicious to be overlooked. 

Cheap cuts: How to buy pork

We have lots of cheap cut recipes for you to try too.

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