5 Budget Family Meals

With everyone tightening their belts, budget family meals are fast becoming the Holy Grail of bank account lifesavers.

We’ve rounded up 5 delicious dinners that won’t leave the family hungry. In fact, you may find that some of these recipes leave you with school lunches and work leftovers the next day!

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1. Helen and Kate Mirren’s Cabbage Pie

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This delicious pie recipe come’s from Helen Mirren’s grandmother – and if it’s good enough for a celeb, who are we to question it?

2. Traditional Bean Bunny Chow Recipe

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A delicious and inexpensive take on a South Africa favourite. Perfect for the coming winter months.

3. Ham and Olive Tortilla Recipe

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An easy and cost-effective tortilla recipe that can be made with ham, salami or cooked bacon.

4. Roast Chicken Soup

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This is real comfort food, and you can use the roast chicken from leftover Sunday lunch.

5. Spinach and Paneer Curry

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A simple vegetarian spinach and paneer curry recipe that’s ready in under an hour.


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