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10 budget-friendly recipes for savvy shoppers

by Jessica Lockyer-Palmer

published on 17 January 2020

Brimming with recipes and tips to make your family's food shopping budget stretch further and still yield delicious results, The Savvy Shopper's Cookbook is the book we all need at our figertips. Still need convincing? Here we've rounded up 10 of our favourite recipes from the book, from thrifty traybakes to penny-friendly puds.

From the book

Chicken, Chorizo and Potato Bake

Every budget-conscious cook needs a trusty traybake up their sleeve and we love this substantial chicken number that's as easy as it is filling.  

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Chilli Beef Cannelloni

Mexican meets Italian in this fun and thrify tortilla twist on a cannelloni.

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Saturday Night Balti

Put aside the expensive takeaway menus and make this cheaper and healthier version of a balti instead.

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Vegetarian Toad in the Hole

What Sundays were made for, even if you're counting the pennies and going meat-free.

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Sausage and Roasted Vegetable Pilaf

With a hearty rice base to fill up hungry crowds and a delicious sausage and roasted veg topping, this one-tray wonder is a true midweek budget hero.

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Couscous-coated Salmon

Using storecupboard couscous to coat delicious roasted salmon, this budget-boosting breaded fish alternative is delicious served with a fresh green salad.

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Saucy Chicken and Pepper Pie

Feed the whole family and have leftovers for days with this substantial chicken pie.

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Banana and Chocolate Muffins

Just because you're on a budget, doesn't mean baking is off the kitchen table.

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Flapjack Cakes

Perfect for popping into lunchboxes or for enjoying with a cuppa mid-afternoon.

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Mint and Pistachio Chocolate Pots

For a little bit of indulgence, without the usual price tag.

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