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Budget recipes

38 Recipes

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

Speedy Mediterranean gnocchi


(2 ratings)

A super fast, low fat and low calorie meal using chargrilled veg from the deli counter, red pesto, basil and cheese - ready in 5 minutes
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Niçoise-style pizza


(1 rating)

Use ciabatta bread mix to make this easy pizza dough, then top with red pesto, green beans, melted Brie, tangy anchovies and olives
  • 33 mins
  • Easy

Corned beef hash


(6 ratings)

A traditional storecupboard supper of fried potatoes with thrifty corned beef. Serve with the mandatory baked beans
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

Pilchard puttanesca


(4 ratings)

Raid the storecupboard and knock up this tomato-based Italian pasta supper in twenty minutes.
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Coconut & mango sponge


(14 ratings)

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