Easy dinner ideas

Make satisfying meals with these quick and easy budget recipe ideas. We love them because they’re purse-friendly and easy to make – there’s almost one recipe a night for a month, if you fancy a daily challenge!

There’s a spaghetti carbonara, beef meatballs and a leek risotto to discover.

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Pasta with sweetcorn, ricotta and basil

Budget pasta recipes

Pasta with sweetcorn, ricotta and basil

This quick pasta recipe uses orecchiette pasta to make a simple supper with sweetcorn, garlic,...

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Thai beef larb with egg-fried rice

Beef mince recipes

Thai beef larb with egg-fried rice

Make weeknights less stressful with this easy, spicy, Thai-inspired storecupboard recipe made with minced beef....

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Beef koftas with herb couscous

Easy dinner ideas

Beef koftas with herb couscous

Don’t use lean mince – a bit of fat keeps this kofta recipe moist. It’s...

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Crispy chicken thighs with olives and chickpeas

Easy dinner ideas

Crispy chicken thighs with olives and chickpeas

You can replace the crispy chicken in this easy recipe with sausages, or king prawns. ...

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One-pot pancetta stew with butter beans and chorizo

Recipes with tinned beans

One-pot pancetta stew with butter beans and chorizo

Simmer chorizo, butter beans and pancetta in a chipotle-spiced tomato sauce to make this hearty...

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Spaghetti carbonara

Carbonara recipes

Spaghetti carbonara

Classic spaghetti carbonara is the ultimate in comfort food. Quick, easy and affordable – there’s...

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Five-spice chicken noodle stir-fry

Easy student recipes

Five-spice chicken noodle stir-fry

This clever chicken noodle stir-fry recipe uses time-saving products to make midweek cooking quick and...

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Quick stuffed jacket potatoes

Easy dinner ideas

Quick stuffed jacket potatoes

Stuffed with pancetta and Boursin then drizzled with pesto, these jacket potatoes are certainly a...

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Beef meatballs in tomato sauce

Meatball recipes

Beef meatballs in tomato sauce

You can’t beat proper homemade meatballs cooked in a rich tomato sauce. This is our...

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Pork and chilli tagliatelle in a tomato sauce

Easy dinner ideas

Pork and chilli tagliatelle in a tomato sauce

Feed a family of four with our quick and budget-friendly pasta recipe, featuring a quick...

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Vegetable fritters with poached eggs

Fritter recipes

Vegetable fritters with poached eggs

This crispy vegetable fritters recipe with soft poached eggs is a marriage made in heaven...

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Braised Greek lamb with olives and feta

Stews, casseroles, pot-roasts and slow-roasts

Braised Greek lamb with olives and feta

This braised Greek lamb with olives and feta recipe is a great taste of the...

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Quick prawn stir-fry

Stir-fry recipes

Quick prawn stir-fry

A speedy, low-calorie prawn stir-fry recipe with the zesty, spicy flavours of South East Asia....

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Sausage pasta

Budget pasta recipes

Sausage pasta

We’ve used sausagemeat to make the sauce for this easy sausage pasta recipe – it’s...

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Creamy chicken cobbler

Creamy chicken recipes

Creamy chicken cobbler

This comforting chicken cobbler recipe is inexpensive and takes just half an hour to cook....

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