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Budget meal for two recipes

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Discover simple, affordable meals for two people. These budget-friendly lunches and dinners include storecupboard pasta, pizza, soups and stir-fries.


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  • Egg & rocket pizzas

    Egg & rocket pizzas

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.38 ratings

    Use seeded tortillas as pizza bases for a quick and healthy lunch - crack an egg in the centre and bake to boost protein intake

  • Creamy garlic, lemon & spinach salmon in a white pot

    Creamy garlic, lemon & spinach salmon

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.62 ratings

    Cook our 20-minute salmon supper for two and serve with sweet potato mash. It takes just a handful of ingredients to make and delivers two of your 5-a-day

  • Smoky chickpeas on toast with fried egg

    Smoky chickpeas on toast

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.18 ratings

    Spend a grand total of 12 minutes on this healthy, low-cal supper for two. Our fuss-free smoky chickpeas on toast deliver two of your 5-a-day

  • Enchilada pie in a serving dish with a slice taken out

    Enchilada pie

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.178 ratings

    Give your midweek meal a Mexican twist with our easy enchilada pie. Packed with nutritious veggies, it provides a whopping four of your 5-a-day

  • One serving of posh baked beans & eggs on toast

    Baked beans on toast with pancetta & poached eggs

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    Spruce up beans on toast with this hearty version, topped with pancetta and eggs. It works for brunch or supper, and makes a quick and easy and meal for two

  • Salad bowl with chicken and hummus

    Quick chicken hummus bowl

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.18 ratings

    Make our healthy chicken and hummus salad bowl for a delicious budget lunch option. It can be thrown together in just 10 minutes and delivers three of your 5-a-day

  • Ginger, sesame & chilli prawn & broccoli stir-fry in a bowl

    Ginger, sesame and chilli prawn & broccoli stir-fry

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.30 ratings

    Make our budget-friendly stir-fry with ginger, sesame and chilli prawns for a super-simple midweek meal. This speedy, low-fat supper makes a great dinner for two

  • Paneer and rice with boiled egg in bowl

    Saag paneer kedgeree

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.31 ratings

    Combine two Indian-inspired classics in this paneer and kedgeree mash-up. It's a quick and easy veggie dinner that delivers two of your 5-a-day

  • Lentil salad with feta and tomatoes on plate

    Mango chutney baked feta with lentils

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.29 ratings

    Pack in three of your 5-a-day with a baked feta and lentil salad, using mango chutney as a glaze for the cheese. An easy veggie supper for two

  • Herby mushroom pasta

    Herby mushroom pasta

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.58 ratings

    A quick, low-fat idea for a midweek supper - good if you're on a budget.

  • Cod with lemon and butter bean mash in bowl

    Cod with butter bean colcannon

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.15 ratings

    Whip up a budget-friendly fish dinner with creamy butter bean colcannon. It's the perfect midweek meal for two and ready in just 15 minutes

  • Sausage, mustard & apple hash served in a pan

    Sausage, mustard & apple hash

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.14 ratings

    Looking for a healthy dish that's good for your wallet too? This sausage, mustard & apple hash costs less than £1 per serving and is perfect for a family

  • Lentils and herbs in bowl with tomatoes

    Tarka dhal

    A star rating of 3.3 out of 5.32 ratings

    Make a simple and healthy storecupboard supper like this easy dhal when you're cooking on a budget. To keep it vegan, use vegetable oil rather than ghee

  • A prawn & beansprout omelette baguette divided in two

    Prawn & beansprout omelette baguette

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Take the sandwich to a new level with this quick and simple prawn and beansprout omelette baguette, served with a zingy chilli and lime dressing

  • Asparagus, chilli & feta farfalle on a white plate

    Asparagus, chilli & feta farfalle

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.25 ratings

    A simple, budget pasta dish with a touch of chilli, squeeze of lemon and fresh basil. Add a drizzle of oil and sprinkling of feta cheese to serve

  • Lemon pepper steaks with hazelnut salsa verde

    Lemon pepper steaks with hazelnut salsa verde

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.5 ratings

    This lemon pepper steak recipe is a real treat for two and won't break the bank. Serve with seasonal celeriac chips and crunchy toasted hazelnuts

  • Butter bean, chorizo & spinach baked eggs 2016

    Butter bean, chorizo & spinach baked eggs

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.20 ratings

    This budget-friendly, midweek meal is simple, satisfying and made in one pan. Less washing up, more flavour!

  • Very simple Margherita pizza

    Very simple Margherita pizza

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.34 ratings

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

  • Soba noodles with wasabi garlic prawns 2016

    Soba noodles with wasabi garlic prawns

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.4 ratings

    This budget soba noodle recipe also works well with shredded cooked chicken or chunks of firm tofu if you want to go for the vegetarian option

  • Chorizo, prawn & polenta

    Chorizo, prawn & polenta

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.5 ratings

    This easy surf 'n' turf two-pan recipe feels so indulgent and yet it's ready in just 15 minutes

  • Frankie pasta bake

    Tomato pasta bake

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.68 ratings

    Make this simple student pasta and tomato dish for a delicious, filling and budget-friendly supper. It is a great way to use up simple storecupboard ingredients.

  • Red lentil & carrot soup

    Red lentil & carrot soup

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.99 ratings

    This warming and budget-friendly vegetarian soup is perfect packed in a flask for lunch. It's also easy to double the quantities and freeze half for later


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