Keep your family and your wallet happy with these cheap and delicious recipes that are perfect for an easy weeknight family dinner.


For more budget-friendly ideas, check out our top 10 healthy budget dinners and, if mealtimes can sometimes be a struggle, have a look at our top tips for happy family meal times.

Sticky lime & honey wings with crunchy slaw and rice

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These wings are crispy, sticky and a little bit spicy all at once, and the zinginess of the slaw cuts through the richness of the meat. You can leave out the chilli if you or your children aren't fans of spicy food.

Sausage & cannellini bean ragu

sausage and cannellini bean ragu

Cheap and filling, this tastes even better the day after making it, but can also be ready in under an hour. Worcestershire sauce and beef stock give it a flavour boost.

Soy-baked potatoes with tuna sriracha mayo

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Served with a spicy mayo that's fragrant with ginger, these jackets are a fresh new take on the usual cheesy beans number.

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Easy pesto, cheese & pea tart

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This quiche-like tart is a great way to use up the end of that jar of pesto you have kicking around in the fridge.

Creamy tofu curry with homemade roti

creamy tofu curry with homemade roti

Deceptively rich and filling, this tofu curry is entirely vegan. The roti are very easy and take just 10 minutes to make while the curry simmers.

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