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Budget vegetarian recipes

65 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.

Showing items 1 to 24 of 65

  • Mushroom, ricotta & rocket tart

    Mushroom, ricotta & rocket tart

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.27 ratings

    This puff pastry slice requires minimum fuss. Use Italian cheese as a simple base and top with garlic mushrooms and salad leaves

  • Cheesy broccoli pasta bake

    Cheesy broccoli pasta bake

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.257 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

  • Coconut & mango sponge

    Coconut & mango sponge

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.46 ratings

    This thrifty traybake sponge used canned fruit and coconut yogurt. Cut into squares and serve up at a party or cake sale

  • Buddha bowl salad served in a bowl

    Vegan salad bowl

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.1 rating

    Whip up an easy vegan salad, with beans, radish, pickled cabbage and couscous. Bursting with flavour, it makes a satisfying dinner or lunch on the go

  • Vegetables, noodles and broth in bowl

    Easy vegan pho

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.13 ratings

    Make our easy vegan noodle soup for a warming midweek meal. This low-calorie recipe can be spiced up according to taste with a side serving of sriracha

  • Peppered potato soup

    Peppered potato soup

    A star rating of 3.6 out of 5.10 ratings

    This thrifty dinner party leek and potato soup recipe has an attractive pale colour from using the bottom end of the allium and a bouquet garni

  • Jacket potato with whipped feta & sumac

    Jacket potato with whipped feta & sumac

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.33 ratings

    The perfect budget-friendly, filling supper for one. The fragrant, zesty flavour of sumac is a refreshing contrast to the creamy whipped feta

  • Microwave shakshuka served on a tray

    Microwave shakshuka

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.7 ratings

    Whip up shakshuka, a Middle Eastern favourite, in just 10 minutes. Perfect for brunch, lunch or supper, it's healthy and a great option for a budget meal

  • Satay noodle soup

    Satay noodle soup

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.9 ratings

    Prepare an easy veggie noodle bowl in 25 minutes with mostly storecupboard ingredients. A simple budget meal that's filling and vegan-friendly

  • Brown butter linguine served in a bowl

    Brown butter linguine

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    Cook this simple brown butter linguine as a filling meal for one. It's a budget option and only takes 20 minutes to make – ideal for busy weeknights

  • Pizza omelette

    Pizza omelette

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.13 ratings

    This unusual combination is a real winner and is a great dish to cook with the kids

  • Halloumi flatbreads

    Halloumi flatbreads

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.25 ratings

    Try these simple veggie halloumi wraps with a crunchy slaw and a generous helping of hummus. A great cheesy budget option for a midweek meal

  • Super-quick sesame ramen served in a bowl with chopsticks alongside

    Vegetarian ramen

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.24 ratings

    Rustle up this warming veggie ramen in just 15 minutes. Think of it as healthy fast food – it's low-fat, low-calorie and low-cost as well

  • Baked ginger & spinach sweet potato served on a plate

    Baked ginger & spinach sweet potato

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.10 ratings

    Bake a spiced sweet potato with spinach for lunch, or as a budget supper for one. It's low-calorie, packed with vitamin C and packs big flavour

  • Smoky chickpeas on toast with fried egg

    Smoky chickpeas on toast

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.19 ratings

    Spend just 12 minutes on this healthy, budget-friendly supper for two. Our fuss-free smoky chickpeas on toast deliver two of your 5-a-day and is low in calories

  • Sprout and cheese pasta bake

    Cheesy sprout pasta bake

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.16 ratings

    Make this cheesy sprout pasta bake for a filling family supper. Our easy veggie recipe makes for a tasty twist on a standard macaroni cheese

  • One deli-style stuffed falafel wrap unwrapped

    Deli-style stuffed falafel wrap

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Make this deli-style falafel wrap stuffed with spinach, gherkin, cucumber and red cabbage in just 10 minutes for a quick and easy supper for one

  • 4 frozen banana lollies decorated with chocolate, hundreds and thousands and strawberries

    Frozen banana lollies

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.6 ratings

    Make for kids and big kids, too! These banana lollies with chocolate, hundreds and thousands and strawberries are great for a party or after-school treat

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