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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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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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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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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Leek and potato soup

Healthy soup recipes

Leek and potato soup

Make a big pot of this winter classic – leek and potato soup. Freeze half...

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Roast sweet potato, chorizo and onion hash with poached eggs

Recipes with chorizo

Roast sweet potato, chorizo and onion hash with...

Eggs are a particularly filling, protein-rich food. They’re also one of the few foods that...

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Mexican veggie and tortilla soup

Discover one-pots

Mexican veggie and tortilla soup

What if you could have a soup that tasted like nachos? Well now you can....

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Ratatouille with bacon

Midweek meal recipes

Ratatouille with bacon

Bacon is added to this ratatouille for extra crunch. This recipe is the perfect way...

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Crisp-skinned jackets with cheese, chorizo and spring onions

Potato recipes

Crisp-skinned jackets with cheese, chorizo and spring onions

Create the ultimate comfort dish with this recipe using cheese, chorizo and spring onion all...

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Easy cottage pie

Beef mince recipes

Easy cottage pie

There’s a reason classic cottage pie is a family favourite – rich meaty sauce made...

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Spicy tomato and chorizo pasta bake

Pasta bake recipes

Spicy tomato and chorizo pasta bake

We’ve given your weeknight pasta bake a Spanish makeover by adding spicy chorizo and chilli...

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Turkish lentils with chicken and carrots

Leftover chicken recipes

Turkish lentils with chicken and carrots

Use leftover roast chicken in this speedy lentil recipe for two people. With fresh herbs,...

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Turkish macaroni cheese (firin makarna)

Comfort food

Turkish macaroni cheese (firin makarna)

Hülya Erdal shares her mother’s recipe for this authentic Cypriot macaroni cheese recipe, complete with...

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Chicken and chickpeas with zesty breadcrumbs

Chicken thigh recipes

Chicken and chickpeas with zesty breadcrumbs

This simple chicken and chickpea dinner recipe can be mostly made with ingredients you’ll most-likely...

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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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Smoked mackerel, cauliflower and potato gratin

Mackerel recipes

Smoked mackerel, cauliflower and potato gratin

The smoked mackerel flavour is really brought out in this warm and comforting gratin recipe...

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