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Budget healthy recipes

40 Recipes
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Being healthy on a budget doesn't have to be hard. Try our easy recipes that are rich in nutritious ingredients and great flavour.

For seven days of family-focussed budget meals try our budget family meal plan or explore budget vegetarian recipes, budget vegan recipes and student recipes

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  • Indian sweet potato & dhal pies

    Indian sweet potato & dhal pies

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.97 ratings

    Spiced red lentil dhal is topped with creamy sweet potato mash in these individual vegetarian pies - a cheap weeknight dinner option

  • Turkey & spring onion wraps

    Turkey & spring onion wraps

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.13 ratings

    Give yourself a low-fat treat with these super-quick sandwich tortillas - a fab way of using up leftover turkey

  • Pasta with tomato & hidden veg sauce

    Pasta with tomato & hidden veg sauce

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.102 ratings

    Get your family to eat more veg with this superhealthy pasta sauce recipe which counts as 5 of your 5-a-day. The sauce is freezable too

  • Winter vegetable pie

    Winter vegetable pie

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.56 ratings

    One portion of this delicious vegetarian shepherd's pie contains all 5 of your recommended 5-a-day intake

  • Sweet potato & chicken curry

    Sweet potato & chicken curry

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.207 ratings

    Chicken thighs are good value and tasty, just right for this healthy, versatile curry. It's also packed with veggies such as spinach, sweet potato and tomatoes.

  • Chickpea & coriander burgers

    Chickpea & coriander burgers

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.173 ratings

    High in fibre, low in fat and counting as 2 of your 5-a-day, this tasty veggie burger delivers on every level

  • Healthy egg & chips

    Healthy egg & chips

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.156 ratings

    One that dads will love! This any-time meal is perfect with a helping of baked beans

  • Hot pasta salad

    Hot pasta salad

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.7 ratings

    This a good source of vitamin C and packed full of veg. Take some to work

  • Sardine pasta with crunchy parsley crumbs

    Sardine pasta with crunchy parsley crumbs

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.23 ratings

    An affordable way to include oily fish in your diet. Canned sardines are a great source of omega 3 and add oomph to this simple, family pasta dish

  • 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

  • Curry in pot on table with rice in bowl and lime wedges

    One-pot coconut fish curry

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.31 ratings

    Cook our easy one-pot curry in just half an hour, with only 5 mins prep. Serve with rice and yogurt, it's ideal for feeding the family quickly, on a budget. Or serve with cauliflower rice for a keto-friendly dinner.

  • Turkey burgers

    Easy turkey burgers

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.63 ratings

    These easy, healthy turkey burgers are perfect for feeding the whole family, kids included. Our tasty burgers are great for summer entertaining

  • Chicken & new potato traybake

    Chicken & new potato traybake

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.44 ratings

    Pop chicken thighs and potatoes in one pot and roast with olives, lemon, garlic and bay leaves for a lazy weekend lunch or dinner

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