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 listed some of our top Eat Well For Less recipes; these ten 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, scroll on to check out the collection.
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 healthier and more budget-friendly.
Slow-cooking works wonders on cheaper cuts of meat, transforming them into richly flavoured, 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.
A vegetarian version of an all-time family favourite, this crowd-pleasing midweek standby is perfect for those who’d like to cut down on their red meat intake.
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.
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.
If you’re feeding a hungry crowd but don’t want to break the bank, this slow-cooked pulled pork recipe is a useful 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 salad.
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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 dish, while helping you cut down on the washing up.
A healthier, home-made alternative to the traditional sausage roll, these rolls can be eaten hot with a side salad, or cold as part of a packed lunch.
A quick weeknight meal, this dish is packed with veggies, containing over three portions of your five a day. It’s also full of protein, making for healthy and nutritionally balanced meal.
This hearty pie is comfort food at its best. The potato topping is crisp, fluffy, and moreish, while the lentils make a great budget substitute for meat.