Cheap Dinner Ideas

Cooking on a budget is something we all should be doing, whether it is to save a little money to put by or because of necessity in this current time. I thought I would brainstorm with you some cheap meal ideas that I have been cooking, or plan to cook over the coming weeks. This is a list of things I have thought about and feel free to add more suggestions in the comments section of this blog.

Lentil Spaghetti Bolognese

Chickpea, passata, spinach pasta

Butternut squash or sweet potato curry with lots of vegetables and rice

Pitta or tortilla pizzas

Homemade bechamel cheese sauce with broccoli and pasta

Vegetarian sausages with mash, veg and gravy

Vegetable stew

Vegetarian sausage casserole

Frozen baked fish pieces with homemade chips and salad


Egg fried rice with vegetables

Bean chilli with rice

Tortilla wraps with vegetables and tofu

Edamame bean pasta

Pesto with pasta

Omelette and homemade sweet potato chips

Sweet potato hot pot

Jacket potatoes filled with your choice of filling

Gnocchi with tomatoes and mozzarella

Cauliflower cheese with garlic bread

Lentil pasta with kale

Feta cheese with baked root vegetables

Noodle vegetable stir-fry with cashew nuts


What are your favourite cheap meals?


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