Budget recipes

On a budget? Whether you’re after cheap family meals, no frills or simply good value, we’ve got ideas for you. Yes, jacket potatoes and pasta feature, but also ways to stretch those more expensive ingredients that bit further to give you bags of flavour for your buck. Step forward chorizo, smoked fish and bacon. We’ve also included some fakeaways, to help you save money when the takeaway urge bites.

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Houmous with pine nuts

Dip recipes

Houmous with pine nuts

We show you how to make quick vegan houmous with pine nuts that’s seriously smooth...

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Lemon, parsley and caper fish balls

Sardine recipes

Lemon, parsley and caper fish balls

Trying to make your mealtime budget stretch a bit further? Feed four with this creamy,...

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Biscoff microwave mug cake

Easy cake recipes

Biscoff microwave mug cake

Looking for a quick pick me up? This Biscoff microwave mug cake takes about 5 minutes...

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Sausage ragù with dumplings

Quick midweek meals

Sausage ragù with dumplings

Grab a pack of chipolatas and a few storecupboard staples and magic up this super-simple,...

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Roasted cherry tomato spaghetti with tarragon

Spaghetti recipes

Roasted cherry tomato spaghetti with tarragon

A tomato pasta with a bit of a difference – this roasted cherry tomato spaghetti...

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Rajma paneer curry with fenugreek

Vegetarian curry recipes

Rajma paneer curry with fenugreek

The beans add a lovely depth to this creamy paneer curry. Chetna says: “You could...

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One-pan vegetable lasagne

Lasagne recipes

One-pan vegetable lasagne

We love a comforting veggie recipe. And do you know what we love even more?...

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Corned beef hash

Midweek meal recipes

Corned beef hash

The classic storecupboard recipe of corned beef hash has become part of the British food...

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Slow-cooked chipotle chicken

Chicken thigh recipes

Slow-cooked chipotle chicken

Our slow-cooked chipotle chicken takes inspiration from great Mexican flavours to create an uncomplicated one-pot...

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Swedish meatballs

Meatball recipes

Swedish meatballs

For a speedy midweek meal with a difference, why not try our Swedish meatballs in...

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Pumpkin and brussels sprouts pasta bake

Pasta bake recipes

Pumpkin and brussels sprouts pasta bake

A vegetarian pasta bake that is bound to satisfy whoever is at the table, have...

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Tex-Mex enchilada bake

Beef mince recipes

Tex-Mex enchilada bake

Here’s a comforting enchiladas recipe to simplify weeknight dinner planning; this bubbling bake is bursting...

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Kale, leek and mushroom lasagne with blue cheese topping

Lasagne recipes

Kale, leek and mushroom lasagne with blue cheese...

In this recipe, vegetarian lasagne gets a crunchy-topped makeover with a gorgeously cheesy blue vinny...

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Freezer-friendly chicken and spinach tikka masala

Chicken curry recipes

Freezer-friendly chicken and spinach tikka masala

We’ve turned this Friday night favourite into a midweek winner by using lots of freezer...

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Cheese-stuffed jacket potatoes with cheese and bacon

Potato recipes

Cheese-stuffed jacket potatoes with cheese and bacon

These cheese-stuffed jacket potatoes combine cream cheese, cheddar, crispy bacon and a hint of garlic,...

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Oto cakes

Brunch recipes

Oto cakes

”Oto is a classic Ghanaian celebratory dish made with boiled eggs, mashed yams and palm...

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Japanese-style omelette (okonomiyaki)

Delicious recipes for one person

Japanese-style omelette (okonomiyaki)

Rich savoury flavours combine with nutritious ingredients for a satisfying supper in this Japanese-style omelette....

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Smoked haddock and jersey royal stew

Smoked haddock recipes

Smoked haddock and jersey royal stew

This stunning stew is all about championing the wonderful flavour of the oak-smoked haddock. Serve...

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Easy toad in the hole

Nourishing winter recipes

Easy toad in the hole

This easy toad in the hole recipe is perfect for feeding all of the family...

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Carrot, sweet potato and feta fritters

Fritter recipes

Carrot, sweet potato and feta fritters

Enjoy this versatile vegetarian fritter recipe as a snack or for lunch, or serve with...

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