Cheap, tasty family meals

Meals for four, for £1.50, or less, a head! Saving money doesn't have to mean going without your favourite foods, or missing out on fantastic flavour.

Cheap, tasty family meals

With these meals you can keep family and friends excited by your cooking without spending a small fortune.  


Cheap family meals

Enjoy these quick, cheap and easy meal ideas.

Spicy stuffed butternut squash

Spicy stuffed butternut squash

This delicious vegetarian recipe works brilliantly as a simple vegetarian main course.

Caribbean chicken with rice and black beans

Caribbean chicken with rice and black beans

A moreish taste of the Caribbean, and for less than £1.50 a head.

Lamb and anchovy meatballs

Lamb and anchovy meatballs

For less than £1.50 a head, these Mediterranean-inspired kebabs are a sunny delight.

Baked mushrooms with polenta and cheese sauce

Baked mushrooms with polenta and cheese sauce

A fabulously simple vegetarian dish that, at less than £1.50 a head, is cheap as chips to make.

Asparagus and lemon risotto

Asparagus and lemon risotto

A delightfully summery risotto for less than £1.50 a head. Vegetarians can substitute the cheese for a veggie variety. This recipe can be frozen.

Spinach and feta filo pie

Spinach and feta filo pie

This vegetarian pie costs around £1.50 per person to make. It's a cheap and cheerful meal that looks more expensive than it is!

Herby chicken goujons with crispy new potatoes

Herby chicken goujons with crispy new potatoes

These chicken goujons are summery comfort food at its best, and this recipe cost less than £1.50 a head. Try adding different herbs to the breadcrumbs or a pinch of chilli flakes.

Spicy prawn and chickpea curry

Spicy prawn and chickpea curry

Adding chickpeas to recipes is a great way to save money as you can get away with using less fish. This recipe only costs £1.50 a head.

Chicken and broccoli pie

Chicken and broccoli pie

Got some leftovers from your roast chicken? Use them up in this creamy, comforting pie.

Pearl barley risotto with roasted squash, red peppers and rocket

Pearl barley risotto with roasted squash, red peppers and rocket

A comforting low-fat vegetarian risotto with pearl barley.

The super-cheap supper

The super-cheap supper

This veggie version of a risotto recipe uses pearl barley. It’s cheap (99p per portion), a source of complex carbs and it's almost impossible to overcook – great for novice cooks.

Sausage and herb stuffed aubergines recipe

Sausage and herb stuffed aubergines recipe

Watching the pennies? This recipe uses sausage meat instead of mince for a cheap alternative.

Vegetable fritters with poached eggs

Vegetable fritters with poached eggs

These crispy vegetable fritters belong with soft poached eggs. A marriage made in heaven and a cheap vegetarian dinner!

 

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kirstygreer

May 1

A great set of recipes! We like simple, farmhouse family meals, often with an old fashioned feel to it like rabbit stew, bubble ad squeak etc! Take a look at www.oldfashionedvalues.co.uk to view some more!

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