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  • Cauliflower with tomato sauce and naan in a bowl

    Roasted cauliflower with tomato & cashew sauce

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.39 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 3.9 out of 5.13 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

  • Three bowls of slow-cooker pumpkin soup

    Slow-cooker pumpkin soup

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Put in a little effort the night before and you can have a velvety soup ready as a starter for a special dinner with guests. This recipe serves six generously

  • Two plates with beans and cheese on toast

    Turbo beans & cheese on toast

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.9 ratings

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

  • Masala frittata with avocado salsa

    Masala frittata with avocado salsa

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.55 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

  • A bowl of roasted red pepper soup with crispy croutons

    Roasted red pepper soup with crispy croutons

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Warm up on colder evenings with this vibrant soup, spiked with fiery chilli powder and harissa. The crispy croutons are optional but add a satisfying crunch

  • One portion of speedy lentil coconut curry

    Speedy lentil coconut curry

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.13 ratings

    This quick and easy curry has such great depth of flavour – it tastes like it’s been cooked for hours. It's healthy too, as well as being low in fat and calories

  • 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

  • Black bean & tortilla soup in a bowl

    Black bean & tortilla soup

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.6 ratings

    Make the most of any tins of black beans in your cupboards and make this easy and satisfying soup. Serve with coriander, avocado, feta and pumpkin seeds

  • Teriyaki tofu in two bowls

    Teriyaki tofu

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.4 ratings

    Marinade tofu with teriyaki sauce and serve with broccoli and noodles or rice to make this easy veggie midweek meal. It takes under 30 minutes to make

  • Greek loaded fries on a plate

    Feta, tomato & olive loaded fries

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.14 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 4.6 out of 5.88 ratings

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

  • A serving of miso lentil & cabbage soup

    Miso lentil & cabbage soup

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.5 ratings

    Make a filling soup with the help of green lentils, pancetta, white cabbage and mushrooms, along with miso flavours. It packs in three of your 5-a-day

  • Orzo tomato soup with pesto in bowl

    Tomato & pasta soup

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.81 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 5.4 ratings

    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 in a bowl

    Red lentil soup

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.111 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

  • Orzo & chickpea soup in two bowls

    Orzo & chickpea soup

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.4 ratings

    Rustle up this healthy, low-fat, low-calorie soup with orzo, chickpeas, veg and a can of chopped tomatoes. Top with grated parmesan to serve

  • Beetroot & feta pasta served in 2 bowls

    Beetroot & feta pasta

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.18 ratings

    Bring colour to your dinner table with our creamy beetroot and feta pasta. Packed with nutrients, it's a satisfying veggie lunch or supper for the family

  • Chole with cumin rice and raita served with rice

    Chole with cumin rice & raita

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.20 ratings

    Make a chickpea curry served with raita for a brilliant budget-friendly family meal. As well as being quick and easy, it's healthy too

  • Vegetable curry for a crowd

    Easy vegetable curry

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.146 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 5.8 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

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