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Cheap and healthy recipes

59 Recipes

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

Pea & broad bean shakshuka

4.52941

(17 ratings)

We’ve turned a classic brunch shakshuka dish into more of a sharing main course by adding seasonal spring vegetables like peas, broad beans and asparagus...
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Kidney bean curry

4.503105

(161 ratings)

A rescue recipe for when there's nothing in the fridge, or when you fancy something cheap, delicious and filling...
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Pea falafels with minty couscous salad

4.30769

(13 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
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Egg & rocket pizzas

4.766665

(30 ratings)

Use seeded tortillas as pizza bases for a quick and healthy lunch - crack an egg in the centre and bake to boost protein intake
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Porridge with blueberry compote

4.037035

(27 ratings)

Top high-fibre porridge oats with creamy Greek yogurt and healthy blueberries – buy frozen to help cut the cost of this filling breakfast...
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Fruit & nut breakfast bowl

4.285715

(7 ratings)

Top cheap and healthy porridge oats with chopped fresh oranges, Greek yogurt and a sprinkling of dried fruit, nuts and seeds
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Red lentil & carrot soup

4.243905

(82 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...
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Indian sweet potato & dhal pies

4.34568

(81 ratings)

Spiced red lentil dhal is topped with creamy sweet potato mash in these individual vegetarian pies - a cheap weeknight dinner option
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Turkey & spring onion wraps

4.444445

(9 ratings)

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

Low-fat moussaka

3.864865

(37 ratings)

A rich and comforting Greek classic without the calories, what's not to love?
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Roasted vegetable & feta tostada

4.642855

(14 ratings)

A Mexican-inspired crispy, oven-toasted tortilla with roasted vegetables and a zingy tomato and avocado salsa
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Skinny pepper, tomato & ham omelette

4.923075

(13 ratings)

If you're in need of a protein boost try making this healthy omelette for breakfast, using fewer yolks lowers the cholesterol
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Pasta with tomato & hidden veg sauce

4.38372

(86 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
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Feta & semi-dried tomato omelette

4.774195

(31 ratings)

Cooking up eggs with cheese and tomato makes for a super-quick meal for one that's ready in 10 minutes
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Winter vegetable pie

3.934785

(46 ratings)

One portion of this delicious vegetarian shepherd's pie contains all 5 of your recommended 5-a-day intake...
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Indian-spiced shepherd’s pie

4.57143

(70 ratings)

A low-fat, superhealthy shepherd's pie that can be popped in the freezer or enjoyed on the day...
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

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