420 recipes to feed your family for under £5

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Thanks to heavy supermarket discounts and the likes of Aldi and Lidl, cheap food doesn’t automatically mean poor quality.

Here are 429 tasty recipes for less than £5 per sitting. That’s enough ideas to feed your family a different meal every day for over a year!

Goodtoknow’s 150 meals under £1 per head

Goodtoknow.co.uk has brought together a huge 150 of their recipes in one handy round-up, that taste great, but are as cheap as…. chips, and are the perfect meals for under a fiver.

Netmums’ meals under £5

Netmums has listed 13 delicious recipes, all coming in under £5. Examples include leek, chorizo and goat’s cheese tortilla, turkey stir-fry and leek and lamb cobbler. Not only are they cheap, but they’re really healthy too!

Food Network’s 99 budget family recipes

Fancy an Italian burger with caramelised onions, a Bedfordshire clanger or a super healthy serving of Spanish baked eggs? Feed your family for a £5 by checking out the Food Network’s 99 budget family recipes.

BBC Good Food’s cheap eat recipes

As they say themselves, these recipes are low-cost, budget-friendly meals that are packed full of flavour. With 33 to choose from, you’re sure to find your family’s next favourite meal here.

allrecipes’ recipes for under a fiver

allrecipes 125 list covers a mix of old classic such as mac ‘n’cheese through to the slightly more adventurous Japanese Okonomiyaki. Lots of inspiration for meals to feed your family for a fiver (or less!)

The Guardian’s feasts for a fiver

These four reader submitted recipes were published as part of their dinners for under a fiver campaign, and in reaction to underwhelming professional chef submissions. Ideal budget family meals!

Fresh student living’s 5 healthy meals for under a fiver

Written originally with students in mind, these meals are a great choice for anyone to try out. No kebabs in site! Choices include, bang bang chicken, chick pea and potato curry and rainbow risotto - great recipes for under a fiver.

There's lots of inspiration here to feed your family for a fiver (or less!). Find out more about how you can reduce your food bills here. Alternatively, for more money saving tips, check out our blog!

All information was correct at the time of writing.

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