Our 10 most popular Eat Well For Less recipes


When it comes to making everyday cooking affordable, easy, and exciting, no one does it better than the Eat Well For Less team. They're all about helping people cut down their food bills without compromising on the quality of their meals, with recipes designed to suit everyone from thrifty family cooks to budget-conscious students. Here, we've gathered together the best ever Eat Well For Less recipes; these 10 recipes deliver excellent results every time and are especially popular with the Happy Foodie community. So, whether you're looking to switch up your midweek cooking routine or want to create a weekend feast on a shoestring, check out the collection below and get ready to be inspired. 

Chicken Biryani from Eat Well for Less: Quick & Easy Meals by Jo Scarratt-Jones

In this homemade version of the classic Indian dish, the chicken, rice, and vegetables are all cooked together in one pot. It's easy to prepare, and just as tasty as the takeaway version - only far healthier and more budget-friendly.

 
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Slow-Cooked Beef with Root Veg Mash from Eat Well For Less: Every Day by Jo Scarratt-Jones

Slow-cooking works wonders on cheaper cuts of meat, transforming them into delicious, melt-in-the mouth strands. The best part about this recipe is that the slow cooker does all the work while you sit back and relax. 

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Puy Lentil Bolognese from Eat Well For Less by Jo Scarratt-Jones

A vegetarian version of an all-time family favourite, this is a crowdpleasing midweek standby, and is great for those who'd like to cut down on their red meat intake.

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Barbecue Chicken Bake from Eat Well for Less: Family Feasts on a Budget by Jo Scarratt-Jones

This fail-safe sticky barbecue chicken dish is spicy, succulent, and totally irresistable. It's guaranteed to become a go-to midweek supper, and can be easily bulked up with the addition of tinned chickpeas or pinto beans. 

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Broccoli and Parmesan Pasta from Eat Well for Less: Family Feasts on a Budget by Jo Scarratt-Jones

Making your own pasta might seem daunting, but it's surprisingly straightforward and makes for a fun rainy day family activity. If you're in a rush, though, this sauce does work just as well with dried pasta. 

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Slow Cooked Pulled Pork with Salad from Eat Well for Less: Quick & Easy Meals by Jo Scarratt-Jones

If you're feeding a hungry crowd but don't want to break the bank, this slow cooked pulled pork recipe is a great one to have up your sleeve. The tender pork and barbecue-style sauce are bound to be a hit, especially when served alongside the fresh and zingy saland. 

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One Pot Chorizo and Pepper Spaghetti from Eat Well for Less: Quick & Easy Meals by Jo Scarratt-Jones

The spaghetti in this recipe is cooked in the sauce, rather than separately, an unconventional trick that allows the pasta to absorb the rich flavours of the sauce, while helping you cut down on the washing up. 

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Home-made Pork and Apple Rolls from Eat Well For Less: Every Day by Jo Scarratt-Jones

A healthier, home-made alternative to the traditional sausage roll, these are delicious eaten hot with a side salad, or cold as part of a packed lunch. 

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Super-quick Stir-fry from Eat Well For Less: Every Day by Jo Scarratt-Jones

A quick and tasty weeknight meal, this dish is packed with veggies, containing over 3 portions of your 5 a day. It's also full of protein, making for healthy and nutritionally balanced meal.

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Lentil Cumberland Pie from Eat Well For Less: Every Day by Jo Scarratt-Jones

This hearty pie is comfort food at its best. The potato topping is crisp, fluffy, and deliciously moreish, while the lentils make a great budget substitute for meat.

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