Egg-fried cauliflower rice with prawn cracker crumbs

Cheap eat recipes

Low-cost, budget-friendly meals that are packed full of flavour.

11 ratings 3.2 out of 5 star rating

This crowd-pleasing, low-calorie supper uses cauliflower for rice to bump up the veg count, while frozen peas and beans keep it budget-friendly

25 mins
Easy
24 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

The perfect budget-friendly, filling supper for one. The fragrant, zesty flavour of sumac is a refreshing contrast to the creamy whipped feta

1 hr and 25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
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10 ratings 3.6 out of 5 star rating

Using much overlooked swede, you can create a budget-friendly, restaurant worthy gnocchi main course. Top with butter-fried herbs for a simple veggie dish

1 hr and 40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
38 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

This comforting, creamy tarragon chicken bake with fluffy mash is ideal for a family supper. You can speed up the prep by using ready-made mash

55 mins
Easy
7 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

This easy healthy supper is an ideal meal for one. Baking the ingredients in parchment gently steams the fish and beans, keeping them tender

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
15 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

This easy hash is full of punchy flavours, and makes a satisfying midweek family supper with streaky bacon, pineapple and spicy seasoned potatoes

50 mins
Easy
18 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

Ready in no time, this simple budget sundae will satisfy any midweek sweet cravings. If you're looking for a pudding you can whip up in a flash, this is it

20 mins
Easy
34 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Risotto is the ultimate one-pot winter supper – the perfect vehicle for letting simple, comforting ingredients shine. Scatter on cheese and parsley to serve

50 mins
Easy
200 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Slightly sweet with added richness from the coconut milk, this simple vegan curry is a winner. It's also freezable if you need a quick midweek fix

1 hr
Easy
Vegan
53 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

This storecupboard grain makes a great alternative to rice or couscous. Team with bacon and veggies in this risotto-like stew

55 mins
Easy
Healthy
95 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Stir parsley pesto through brown rice and top with onions, peppers, courgettes and chunks of halloumi cheese for a filling vegetarian dinner

50 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
161 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Serve your pasta with a budget-busting tomato and paprika sauce. It's a healthy choice to boot

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
81 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

If your standby supper is baked potatoes with tuna, switch to sweet potatoes and a fresh, spicy topping. It's budget-friendly and low fat too

30 mins
Easy
23 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

This puff pastry slice requires minimum fuss. Use Italian cheese as a simple base and top with garlic mushrooms and salad leaves

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
53 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Use chunks of stewing beef in this healthy chilli con carne for a robust and filling dish. Serve with rice and coriander

2 hrs and 20 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
255 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

A storecupboard spice pot with red and green lentils, chickpeas and coriander. Serve with yogurt and naan bread

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
8 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Use up a few storecupboard staples in this bulgur wheat salad packed with dried fruit, nuts and herbs

40 mins
Easy
7 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

This low-fat soup is great for using up rice and pesto - it makes a substantial and hearty main course

45 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
31 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

You don't get much more comforting than a melty pasta bake with a crunchy topping. Serve with a crisp green salad

50 mins
Easy
9 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

A midweek budget supper of roast chicken wings with homemade chips and Cajun spices

55 mins
Easy
20 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Everyone will love this creamy fish curry, cooled down with coconut and sweetcorn. It's budget-friendly too

40 mins
Easy
35 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

A saucy, warming casserole with Cumberland sausages, chilli gravy and kidney beans. It's budget-friendly and ready in less than 30 minutes too

25 mins
Easy
143 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

A hearty budget meal of spiced red lentils with butternut and tomatoes. Add coriander, cumin, turmeric and a dollop of mango chutney

55 mins
Easy
Healthy
5 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

A bacon joint can stretch a long way. Serve with potato and Savoy cabbage cakes, plus a fried egg and optional tomato ketchup

1 hr and 25 mins
Easy
Healthy
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