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Budget recipes

38 Recipes

Cheaper recipes and frugal bites to save you money in the kitchen.

Jacket potato with whipped feta & sumac

4.583335

(3 ratings)

The perfect budget-friendly, filling supper for one. The fragrant, zesty flavour of sumac is a refreshing contrast to the creamy whipped feta
  • 1 hour and 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Crispy cod fingers with wedges & dill slaw

3.75

(1 rating)

A fantastic budget family meal with a crunchy slaw and sweet potato wedges. This easy, crowd pleasing recipe is low-fat and full of fresh flavours
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy

Spiced koftas with honey & chickpeas

5

(1 rating)

Spiced lamb koftas are a great budget option for a simple family meal. Serve with a drizzle of the creamy yogurt dressing, and baked chickpeas
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Five-minute mocha pots

3.75

(1 rating)

This dreamy dessert is ready in under 10 minutes. Use milk chocolate if you're feeding young children...
  • 7 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Peanut butter chicken

4.19643

(14 ratings)

The whole family will love this new, budget chicken dish. Any leftovers freeze well and make a handy lunch
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Chilli con carne jackets

0

(0 ratings)

Turn your baked potato into a satisfying midweek meal with this simple-to-make pork and chipotle chilli filling
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy

Masala frittata with avocado salsa

5

(5 ratings)

A spicy twist on a simple frittata recipe, with Masala paste, coriander and plump cherry tomatoes. Pair it with our avocado salsa for a light and budget-friendly supper
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Jumbo sausage roll with salsa beans

4.375

(4 ratings)

This giant sausage roll and spicy homemade baked beans are easy to make and perfect for sharing - great for students on a budget
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Cheesy ham & broccoli pasta

4.75

(5 ratings)

Satisfy your comfort food cravings with this cheap and simple creamy pasta dish with chunks of ham and crunchy veg
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Raid-the-fridge burritos

2.5

(1 rating)

Use up leftover chicken, ham, beef or pork in these toasted flatbread wraps filled with spiced Mexican-style rice and beans
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Sticky Chinese chicken traybake

4.903845

(13 ratings)

Flavoured with honey, hoisin sauce and Chinese five-spice, this one-pan chicken dish makes a cheap and easy midweek family meal
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Polenta & mushroom tart

4.125

(10 ratings)

This pretty vegetarian main is made from quick-cook cheesy polenta topped with mushrooms, mozzarella, rocket and balsamic vinegar
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Aubergine katsu curry

4.75

(5 ratings)

Breadcrumb and shallow-fry aubergine slices for a Japanese style vegetarian dish - your new curry night favourite
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Bombay lamb wraps

4.558825

(17 ratings)

Spice up cheap frozen lamb mince with Indian flavours and pile onto flour wraps or chapatis for a healthy and filling dinner
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Sesame paneer wraps

4.583335

(3 ratings)

Coat cubes of paneer with crunchy sesame seeds and fry, then wrap with crisp salad for a filling vegetarian lunch or weeknight dinner
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Sweet potato & sprout hash with poached eggs

3.541665

(6 ratings)

This quick and easy pan-fried dish uses up leftover Brussels sprouts for a delicious Boxing day brunch, or a low fat, low calorie weeknight dinner
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Caribbean beef patties

4.6875

(4 ratings)

Spice up beef mince with turmeric, thyme and hot pepper sauce before folding in shortcrust pastry for a tasty dinner or lunch
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Minty roast veg & houmous salad

4.791665

(12 ratings)

Combine roasted vegetables with chickpeas and feta cheese in this Greek-inspired salad which provides an impressive 4 of your 5 a day
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

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