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Roasted cauliflower and cashew curry on a plate with rice and naan

Budget vegetarian recipes

45 Recipes
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Make a budget-friendly vegetarian supper with simple, storecupboard ingredients. Try a nourishing soup, a hearty pie or a curry to feed a crowd.

Try these meat-free budget meal ideas, then check out our budget vegan recipes and main collection of budget recipes.

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  • Cauliflower with tomato sauce and naan in a bowl

    Roasted cauliflower with tomato & cashew sauce

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.31 ratings

    For an easy veggie dinner, try this roasted cauliflower in a creamy tomato and cashew sauce. You can use peanut butter instead of cashew, if you like

  • Spicy ‘vedgeree’ served in a casserole dish

    Spicy ‘vedgeree’

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.8 ratings

    Try our veggie twist on kedgeree for a healthy supper. Like the traditional version, it's served with boiled eggs and has a lovely mild curry flavour

  • Two plates with beans and cheese on toast

    Turbo beans & cheese on toast

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Make an elevated version of beans on toast using your favourite beans, plus tomatoes, garlic and chilli – they're great topped with cheese

  • Three bowls of cream with apple and ginger biscuits

    Vanilla, apple & ginger biscuit fool

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Impress guests with these apple and ginger fools for dessert. Made using just four simple ingredients, they're quick and easy

  • Masala frittata with avocado salsa

    Masala frittata with avocado salsa

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.44 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

  • Pea, potato and egg curry in bowls with flatbreads

    Potato, pea & egg curry rotis

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.9 ratings

    Cook this low-calorie potato curry for a budget-friendly midweek family meal. Serve warm bowlfuls with rotis and yogurt on the side

  • Greek loaded fries on a plate

    Greek loaded fries

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.8 ratings

    Bake some budget-friendly frozen fries and pile them high with a moreish Greek-inspired topping of feta, olives, tomatoes and cucumber. Great for sharing

  • Italian veggie cottage pie

    Italian veggie cottage pie

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.81 ratings

    An Italian twist on an English classic, with sundried tomato, spinach and aubergine, this veggie pie makes a super budget supper

  • Orzo tomato soup with pesto in bowl

    Tomato & pasta soup

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.64 ratings

    Make our simple, budget-friendly tomato, pasta and chickpea soup in just 30 minutes. This easy, vegetarian family meal is healthy and even low fat

  • Egg, chips and beans on plate with fork

    Posh egg, chips & beans

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Whip up a classic egg and chips with smoky beans for an easy dinner or weekend brunch. This version is healthy, high in fibre and low-calorie too

  • Red lentil & carrot soup

    Red lentil & carrot soup

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.106 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

  • A platter and plate of rice with courgette, chickpeas, herbs and lemon wedges

    Chickpea & courgette pilaf

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Make our pilaf with lemon, courgette and chickpeas for an easy vegetarian midweek meal. Flavour with cinnamon, cumin and coriander if you have them in your storecupboard

  • Gnocchi cacio e pepe served in bowls

    Gnocchi cacio e pepe

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.24 ratings

    Enjoy a comforting bowl of gnocchi with parmesan and black pepper. It's simple but utterly delicious – and the best part is, it only takes seven minutes to make

  • Vegetable curry for a crowd

    Easy vegetable curry

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.138 ratings

    This simple vegetable curry is budget-friendly and great for feeding a crowd, served with naan and rice. You can freeze batches for future midweek meals.

  • A serving of chipotle chickpeas with aubergine & pitta

    Chipotle chickpeas with aubergine & pitta

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    Give chickpeas and aubergine a spicy kick with chipotle. Serve on top of pittas with tahini and crème fraîche and finish with lime wedges and coriander

  • Spinach falafel & hummus bowl

    Spinach falafel & hummus bowl

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.4 ratings

    Make this easy vegan salad bowl, with homemade spinach falafels and hummus served alongside pitta and salad. It's packed with nutrients for a healthy supper

  • Springtime minestrone

    Springtime minestrone

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.13 ratings

    This simple soup makes the most of Spring veg and will become a favourite standby for a quick lunch or supper

  • Creamy pesto & kale pasta served in a bowl

    Creamy pesto & kale pasta

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.51 ratings

    Enjoy our creamy pesto and kale pasta as a tasty and nutritious supper. Make it with just a handful of ingredients and storecupboard staples

  • Sweet potato & spinach bake

    Sweet potato & spinach bake

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.117 ratings

    If you're after some substantial comfort food on a budget then this vegetarian bake is just the thing. Add lamb chops for the meat eaters

  • Cheesy broccoli pasta bake

    Cheesy broccoli pasta bake

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.256 ratings

    Whip up this cheap, simple and satisfying meal in just 30 minutes.

  • Pea falafels with minty couscous salad

    Pea falafels with minty couscous salad

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.17 ratings

    Give falafel a makeover by using a mix of chickpeas and frozen peas, serve with couscous and a dollop of yogurt for a cheap but tasty meal

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