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Midweek meal recipes from Eat Well For Less

by Malou Herkes

published on 20 May 2019

Do you find it difficult to budget for your weekly shop? Are you often tempted by impulse buys and special deals? Or are you bored with making the same meals week in, week out? Learn how to make more nutritious and super delicious dishes for your family while spending less on your supermarket shop using these recipes from the best-selling Eat Well For Less cookbooks.

These simple recipes will show you how to make the most of one-pot meals, cheaper cuts and savvy swaps that add more nutritious food to your diet without spending extra time in the kitchen.

chicken biryani

Chicken, rice and vegetables are all cooked together in this one-pot dish, Chicken Biryani, from Eat Well For Less: Quick & Easy Meals. The results are as good as your local take-away biryani and healthier, too, plus it’s made at a fraction of the cost.

From the book

Jo Scarratt-Jones, Gregg Wallace, Chris Bavin


broccoli pasta

Making your own pasta might seem difficult, but this Broccoli and Parmesan Pasta recipe shows you how straight-forward it is. Paired with a broccoli and anchovy sauce, this is a flavour-packed dish for any night of the week. 

chicken tikka skewers

Learn how to make your own tikka paste in this Chicken Tikka Skewers recipe, which you can use to marinade your skewers and have handy leftovers too. Homemade tikka paste will last the week (or you can freeze it) and is a wonderful ingredient to add last minute flavour to anything from roast potatoes to baked fish. 

Download the ebook version of Eat Well For Less: Quick & Easy Meals now for just £1.99.

beef shin stew

From the original Eat Well For Less cookbook comes a hearty beef stew made using thrifty beef shin and served with creamy mashed potato; this is a warming, filling dinner that the whole family will enjoy.

thai salmon curry

Salmon, green beans, coconut milk and storecupboard spices form the backbone of this Thai fish curry recipe. The team's top tip? “Make a batch then freeze to use when you don’t have much time to pull a meal together. Simply heat the sauce and add whatever you fancy – salmon, chicken, beef, tofu to name a few”.

veggie lentil bolognese

Swap meat for pulses in this Puy Lentil Bolognese from the Eat Well For Less book – an easy veggie version that's light on the wallet, too.

baked eggs recipe

With baked eggs, spiced tomato sauce, cannellini beans and spinach, this Tomato and Spinach Baked Eggs recipe is a tasty twist on a classic egg and beans breakfast. Protein-rich and packed with flavour. 

meatballs and pasta recipe

Home-made meatballs are incredibly easy to make and with a veg-packed pasta sauce, this recipe from Eat Well For Less: Quick & Easy Meals is a great family crowd-pleaser. Use leaner beef mince for a healthier take on the shop-bought versions.

Download the ebook version of Eat Well For Less: Quick & Easy Meals now for just £1.99.

freezer oat bars

Make use of thrifty oats, as well as dried fruit and nuts, and peanut butter in these simple Freezer Oaty Bars. A great back-up snack.

coconut and chocolate pudding

Satisfy your sweet cravings with these Coconut and Chocolate Puddings. Rich, creamy and gooey deliciousness.

Download the ebook version of Eat Well For Less: Quick & Easy Meals now for just £1.99.​​​​​​​


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