Curried cod in a tomato sauce

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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.

Indian sweet potato & dhal pies

4.236365

(55 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

4.333335

(6 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

3.96875

(32 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

4.90909

(11 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

4.39394

(66 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

4.68421

(19 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

3.848485

(33 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

4.5

(48 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

Chickpea & coriander burgers

4.55319

(94 ratings)

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

Healthy egg & chips

3.95

(120 ratings)

One that dads will love! This any-time meal is perfect with a helping of baked beans
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Chicken jalfrezi

4.53913

(115 ratings)

Instead of calling the Indian takeaway, make your own easy chicken jalfrezi. This curry is also healthy with two of your 5-a-day and a dose of vitamin C
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Lighter spaghetti & meatballs

4.09091

(11 ratings)

Lentils make a low-fat addition to these minced pork patties for a healthier family favourite - still full of herby, garlicky flavour
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

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