Good food doesn"t need to be expensive. With a little know how and inventiveness, you can make cheap and budget ingredients into a delicious and nutritious meals.
Budget recipes can be based on pasta, rice, potatoes and delicious dishes which don"t need to be expensive include casseroles, stews and bakes.
To make the most of your budget and ensure that you"re getting the most for your money, use leftovers, buy in bulk and eat seasonally. Seek out bargains and offers and you can enjoy some of our lovely budget recipes.
Most Popular budget recipes
By Jail Bird!
This is so cheap!!! and so quick!!! Can't possibly say who it reminds me of!!! But I would like to dedicate this to a very old friend who shall remain nameless!!
I like this recipe because it is fairly simple and easy it is also cheap to make. I first made it myself.It's traditonal italian comfort food.
This is such a rich, tasty stew but really is simple. It's also pretty cheap, using a good value cut of pork. We love it!
I learnt to make this as an au pair in Germany in the early 1960s. Cheap, low-fat and filling, and a family favourite.
By Jail Bird!
If it has pasta and cheese it has to be a hit! Just another lovely twist with the chicken, healthy and cheap!
Risotto makes a lovely starter on its own or goes very well as a side dish with fish or chicken
Me, when I first made it, at about 9 years old... it's been well modified from my mum's method.
This is a delicious and inexpensive Chicken and Vegetable, ideal for cold winter days.
It's cheap, .tasty, very easy and quick
A tasty, easy to cook warming supper.