12 Budget Friendly Dinners

Delicious dinner recipes that won’t break the budget and the whole family will enjoy.

We’ve all experienced that moment at the supermarket checkout where the total is far more than we thought! One way to keep the weekly grocery cost down is to plan a menu of budget-friendly dinners. Choosing simple recipes with affordable ingredients is key, and you can still serve fresh and delicious dinners that the whole family will love.

EASY FISH BURGERS

This fast and easy budget dinner solution is a winner in our house, especially on those nights where everyone’s pressed for time. Cook some frozen battered fish fillets then simply add to a brioche bun with coleslaw. So simple and yum!
 

SAUSAGE AND VEGETABLE BAKE

With its mix of pasta, vegetables and plenty of flavour, this recipe is a crowd-pleaser.

PORK AND BEAN BURRITO BOWL

There’s no need for wraps with this bowl version of a family favourite.

CHILLI CON CARNE

Whip up a double batch and serve with nachos the second night for maximum value.

CHICKEN CHOW MEIN

You won’t need to order in when you can make this tasty recipe at home!

PUMPKIN, BACON AND FETA FRITTATA

Fast and fabulous, this budget-friendly frittata is satisfying on cooler evenings.

CHICKEN AND BASIL FETTUCINE

With minimal ingredients but maximum flavour, this pasta dish is perfect for a cozy night in.

VEGETARIAN QUICHE

Filled with delicious vegetables, this quiche is easy and cheap to make.

TUNA MORNAY

Make the classic version or mix it up by adding crunchy potato chips!

HEARTY BEEF CASSEROLE

This delicious winter stew is served with mashed potato and steamed vegetables.

EASY YOGHURT CURRY CHICKEN

The whole family can enjoy this quick and easy mild curry.

CREAMY ROAST PUMPKIN SOUP

Make a double batch of this delicious recipe and freeze for another night.

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