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  • Spicy sausage & bean one-pot

    Spicy sausage & bean one-pot

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.44 ratings

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

  • Mushroom, ricotta & rocket tart

    Mushroom, ricotta & rocket tart

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.27 ratings

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

  • Chicken dippers on plate with sauce in a bowl

    Oaty katsu chicken dippers

    A star rating of 3.1 out of 5.11 ratings

    Make a batch of these finger-lickin' chicken dippers for an easy and fun family meal. Serve with rice, salad and a peanut butter dipping sauce

  • Bhaji frittata

    Bhaji frittata

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.18 ratings

    This lunchbox or picnic-friendly dish takes an Italian-style thick omelette and adds some Indian spice, along with potatoes, peas and coriander

  • Raid-the-cupboard tuna sweetcorn cakes

    Tuna & sweetcorn fish cakes

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.33 ratings

    Tinned fish and sweetcorn are a lifesaver when you need to rustle up some simple potato patties for a healthy, budget-friendly supper

  • Lamb & chickpea fritter wraps

    Lamb & chickpea fritter wraps

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.14 ratings

    Spiced lamb and chickpea patties with yogurt, coriander and salad make the perfect filling for flatbread

  • Vegetarian mixed-bean chilli served with wedges

    Mixed bean chilli with wedges

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.143 ratings

    A warming bowl of vegetarian chilli makes for great comfort food. Serve with potato wedges for a healthy weeknight supper, and be sure to make extra for the freezer

  • Crispy bacon & sausage carbonara

    Crispy bacon & sausage carbonara

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.30 ratings

    Eggs, bacon and sausage - not a breakfast plate, but a delicious budget pasta dish with creamy sauce and parsley

  • Puttanesca baked gnocchi served in a casserole dish

    Puttanesca baked gnocchi

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.49 ratings

    Serve this budget-friendly baked gnocchi with tomatoes, mozzarella, capers and olives for a delicious midweek family meal when you're short on time

  • Chilli in pan with herbs and lime wedges

    Healthy chilli con carne

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.62 ratings

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

  • Easy crêpes in a frying pan

    Easy crêpes

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.48 ratings

    Use this easy crêpe mix to make sweet or savoury pancakes. There's enough batter to make a main course and dessert for a family of four.

  • Cheesy bean burgers

    Cheesy bean burgers

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.43 ratings

    This super-satisfying, vegetarian bean burger makes a cheap and easy after-work meal for all the family

  • Cheap-as-chips veggie pizza

    Cheap-as-chips veggie pizza

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.8 ratings

    This quick, budget take on classic spinach and egg 'florentine' pizza uses flatbreads instead of traditional dough

  • Spicy turkey & pepper bake

    Spicy turkey & pepper bake

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.30 ratings

    This warming bake is a real family winner, it's cheap, low-fat and superhealthy

  • Pea pakora pockets

    Pea pakora pockets

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.18 ratings

    Cheap and easy to prepare, but fun for everyone to put together - the yogurt dressing really makes these

  • Oven-roasted sweet potato & courgette tortilla in a baking dish

    Oven-roasted sweet potato & courgette tortilla

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.16 ratings

    Enjoy a baked rather than fried tortilla, making it healthier and easier to throw together. If you don’t have manchego, you can use cheddar or crumbled feta

  • Plum betty

    Plum betty

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.7 ratings

    Plentiful and cheap, plums are full of flavour and goodness, so why not make them into a comforting pud?

  • Pesto egg muffin bites on a plate

    Pesto egg muffin bites

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.3 ratings

    Prepare these pesto egg and feta muffin bites for breakfast, an afternoon snack, or as part of a picnic hamper. Simple to make, kids will love them!

  • Sticky ribs with roast potato salad

    Sticky ribs with roast potato salad

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.12 ratings

    When the kids have friends over, this stack of ribs and spuds is a cheap, crowd-pleasing, prepare-ahead option

  • Sweet potato falafels with coleslaw

    Sweet potato falafels with coleslaw

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.30 ratings

    Pittas bursting with homemade falafels and salad make a low-fat lunch or light supper for less than a pound per serving

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