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
I made this specially for the Bristol Evening Post when they came to interview me for this site. I wanted something quick, cheap and visually stunning and this was it!
These are great on the BBQ and also cooked on the griddle. Dedicated to Jeanette, who put on her CV that she liked home cooking, had to show her these to make it true!
Thanks to mum for passing me the ingredients from the garden as it cooked!
Having been on a budget for what seems like forever I've adapted my receipe to utlise cheaper meat and less meat to keep the costs down and help towards your 5 a day.