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46 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.

Artichoke & aubergine rice

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As well as being tasty, this aubergine and artichoke dish is low fat, low calorie and cost effective. Make a large batch and eat it cold the next day
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Spring tabbouleh

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A simple, budget, spring salad that can add a healthy dose of vegetables to your midweek meal. This easy vegan dish also makes great leftover lunches
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Prawn & salmon burgers with spicy mayo

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These prawn and salmon burgers are not only fabulously tasty, they're healthy too, being rich in omega-3. Make them for the family in just 25 minutes...
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Ratatouille pasta salad with rocket

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Use up leftover ratatouille to make a substantial vegetarian lunch that's quick to prepare and also super healthy, providing all five of your five-a-day...
  • 13 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Three-grain porridge

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This healthy breakfast, made from toasted oatmeal, spelt and barley, is super simple to make and can be kept for up to six months
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Greek-style roast fish

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(38 ratings)

Oven-bake white fish fillets with potatoes, tomatoes and herbs for a healthy and gluten-free weeknight dinner
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Poor man's vongole rosso

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A brilliantly healthy pasta dish that's low calorie and rich in iron too, using budget-friendly cockles instead of clams...
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Curried cod

4.791665

(12 ratings)

An easy-to-prepare midweek one-pot with cod fillet, chickpeas, ginger and spices - it's healthy, low calorie and packed with iron too!...
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Masala frittata with avocado salsa

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(5 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
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Cauliflower, paneer & pea curry

4.78261

(23 ratings)

Ready in less than an hour, this easy, vegetarian curry recipe made with pan-fried Indian cheese and vegetables is also cheap to prepare
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

No-cook chickpea salad

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(1 rating)

Use a touch of harissa to liven up a healthy chickpea salad. It takes just 10 minutes to whip up and makes an ideal side dish for slow-cooked Greek lamb
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Pea & broad bean shakshuka

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(3 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

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(23 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

4.25

(5 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

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(13 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

3.541665

(12 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

3.958335

(6 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

4.155405

(37 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

3.984375

(32 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

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