Budget recipes

If you’re looking to save some cash or are on a budget, then these are the meals for you! Our budget recipe ideas are every bit as tasty as any others and provide you with the same fantastic nutrition thanks to the spuds. Ideal for students, families and anyone else who needs to keep an eye on their bottom line without sacrificing flavour, nutrition and goodness.

 

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St. Patrick’s Day Potato, Bacon & Cabbage Gratin

St. Patrick’s Day Potato, Bacon & Cabbage Gratin

St. Patrick’s Day Potato, Bacon & Cabbage Gratin

Celebrate St Patrick’s day with family and friends in true style. Cook up a storm with this modern twist on traditional ingredients.

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 25 mins
Patatas Bravas with Chorizo in Red Wine Sauce

Patatas Bravas with Chorizo in Red Wine Sauce

Patatas Bravas with Chorizo in Red Wine Sauce

Treat yourself to a taste of Spain! Packed with chorizo and red wine, this is sure to please a crowd.

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 20 mins
Loaded mexican potato skins

Loaded mexican potato skins

Loaded Mexican Potato Skins Recipe

These loaded potato skins are simple to prepare and the perfect Friday night treat! Make them in batches and enjoy with friends or family.

  • Cook in: 30 mins
Autumnal Potato and Pumpkin Soup

Autumnal Potato and Pumpkin Soup Recipe

Autumnal Potato and Pumpkin Soup

This soup is a real winter warmer. Perfect for batch cooking and enjoying as a light but satisfying lunch.

  • Prep in: 15 mins
  • Cook in: 25 mins
Turkey Bubble and Squeak Recipe

Turkey Bubble and Squeak with Crisp Ham Shards

Turkey Bubble and Squeak with Crisp Ham Shards Recipe

This delicious recipe is perfect for using up leftover roast turkey after Christmas! Perfect when served with a runny poached egg.

  • Prep in: 5 mins
  • Cook in: 15 mins
Chicken and Potato Fricassee Recipe

Chicken and Potato Fricassee Recipe

Make use of the new season crop to create this deliciously fresh and light dish.

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 20 mins
Gnocchi Marinara Recipe

Gnocchi & Marinara Sauce Recipe

Tasty pillows of goodness, absorbing the subtle flavours of tomato and basil used to make a classic Marinara sauce.

  • Prep in: 20 mins
  • Cook in: 20 mins
Brazilian Potato & Vegetable Espetinho Recipe

Brazilian Potato & Vegetable Espetinho Recipe

Famed for their presence at street food events throughout Brazil, Espetinhos are Portuguese kebabs - simple and tasty, and the possibility of combinations are endless!

  • Prep in: 20 mins
  • Cook in: 10 mins
Cod Fish Cakes with Melted Cheddar Centre Recipe

Cod & Potatoes Cakes with Cheddar Recipe

Try making these fish cakes - the gooey, cheesy middle makes them to die for!

  • Prep in: 20 mins
  • Cook in: 10 mins
Potato and Tuna Cakes Recipe

Potato and Tuna Cakes Recipe

This dish works just as well with tinned salmon, and is a quick and tasty way to use up any leftover mash.

  • Prep in: 20 mins
  • Cook in: 10 mins
Sole Otero Recipe

Sole Otero

For a luxurious version this dish could be made with Dover sole, shrimps, truffles and Parmesan, but in wartime often it was made with substitutes. This modern take on the recipe uses sole, prawns and Cheddar.

  • Prep in: 25 mins
  • Cook in: 70 mins
Potato Salad with Homemade Salsa Verde Recipe
  • Prep in: 5 mins
  • Cook in: 15 mins
Smoked Haddock & Potato Chowder Recipe

Smoked Haddock & Potato Chowder Recipe

A beautifully buttery consistency compliments the mixture of spuds, veg and delicious haddock in this chowder recipe. Discover how to create this amazing dish guaranteed to please. 

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 15 mins
Red Pepper & Potato Frittata Recipe

Red Pepper & Potato Frittata Recipe

A fantastic consistency runs through this frittata which is animated and littered with soft potato and crunchy flavoursome red pepper. Discover the easy method guaranteeing excellent results.

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 30 mins
Jo Pratt's Champ Cakes with Poached Egg & Bacon Recipe

Jo Pratt's Champ Cakes with Poached Egg & Bacon Recipe

This recipe works for any time of the day from brunch through to a late supper. The potatoes are steamed to keep them really light and fluffy before mashing with a delicious oniony milk, adding not only a creaminess but great flavour to the mash before shaping.

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 10 mins
Spiced Potatoes with Aubergine and Coconut Recipe

Spiced Potatoes with Aubergine and Coconut Recipe

Enjoy the fantastic spice of these smooth potatoes fuelled by fiery mustard and chilli, the coconut milk is a cooling compliment to the spice and adds a terrific taste.

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 20 mins
Potato, Bacon and Pepper Salad Recipe

Potato, Bacon and Pepper Salad Recipe

Simple and fresh ingredients, serve warm with a fresh leaf salad any time of the year.

  • Prep in: 5 mins
  • Cook in: 10 mins
Corned Beef Hash Recipe

Potatoes With Corned Beef Hash

Simple ingredients, and really easy to cook - this recipe will definitely make you see a traditional store cupboard staple in a whole new light!

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 30 mins
30 minute cottage pie recipe

Cottage Pie in 30 Minutes Recipe

Think cottage pie takes too long to cook?  Think again with our 30 minute version that tastes just as good as you remember.

  • Cook in: 5 mins
Colcannon mash recipe
  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 15 mins
Chunky potato and bean soup recipe
  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 20 mins
Bubble and squeak with asparagus & hollandaise recipe

Bubble & Squeak with Asparagus & Hollandaise Recipe

An easy way to use leftovers from roast dinners, but still quick and easy to cook from scratch. Why not try with a poached egg popped on top?

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 10 mins
Alex Mackay’s baked King Edward, spinach & feta pie recipe

Alex Mackay’s Baked King Edward, Spinach & Feta Pie Recipe

“This is the good King Edward’s twist on the Greek filo pastry pie Spanakopita. I love a playful recipe, my pie is nestled into the potato and I serve it in a pie dish but there is no pastry in sight. Bags of spinach vary greatly in size so any that you have leftover you could serve as a side salad or wilt with some garlic to serve with the pies.”

  • Prep in: 5 mins
  • Cook in: 25 mins
Breakfast hash with bacon and poached eggs recipe

Breakfast Hash with Bacon and Poached Eggs

A tasty weekend brunch recipe that the whole family can enjoy during a leisurely day. Ideal for using up leftover cooked potatoes. Sausages could also be added to this breakfast brunch.

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 20 mins
Potato chow mein recipe

Potato Chow Mein Chinese Recipe

Why not make your own Saturday night takeaway, with this potato version of a Chinese classic, packed with nutrients?

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 12 mins
Chinese potato salad recipe

Chinese Potato Salad

A simple, tasty, healthy salad with an Oriental influence.

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 10 mins
Chinese chicken and potato tray bake recipe

Chinese Chicken and Potato Tray Bake

A simple, one tray taste of the orient, with baby vegetables.

  • Prep in: 5 mins
  • Cook in: 25 mins
Oxford potato soup recipe

Oxford Potato Soup Recipe

Recreated to celebrate VE Day last year, this is a popular wartime soup of potatoes, onions, leeks, celery and bacon - healthy and really tasty.

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 30 mins
Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's potato peel soup recipe

Potato Peel Soup Recipe by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

"There’s nothing humble about this soup’s rich, creamy flavour – it tastes, remarkably, like mushrooms. And if it seems just a little too pared-back, it’s very easy to jazz it up with some nice finishing touches. Make sure the potatoes are well scrubbed before you peel them so the peels are very clean.

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 20 mins
Christmas leftover jacket potato recipe

Jacket Potato Recipe for Christmas Leftovers

This recipe is great for getting through the sprouts at Christmas - the added blue cheese adds a different dimension.  Try throughout the year with other leftover vegetables.

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 30 mins
Spicy Mexican jacket recipe

Spicy Mexican Jacket

Really simple to make, and pretty tasty too!  Why not mix up a bowl of the filling and share around the table - there'll always be room for more with this one!

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 30 mins
Asian slaw baked potato recipe

Asian Slaw Baked Potato

Fresh, crisp vegetables and zingy flavours make this jacket perfectly healthy, with four green lights and great taste to boot.

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 30 mins
Chicken, spinach and mushroom jacket recipe

Chicken, Spinach and Mushroom Jacket

Simple ingredients mixed together make one tasty result!

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 40 mins
St Patrick's Day soufflé jackets recipe

St Patrick's Day Soufflé Jackets

Perfect for an evening in front of the fire and a film, or why not try with salad potatoes as a canape? 

  • Prep in: 5 mins
  • Cook in: 20 mins
Danish potato pancakes recipe

Pancake Day Recipe 2017- Danish Potato Pancakes

This Pancake Day 2017 why not try a something with a twist, this savory pancake recipe comes with a household favourite, the potato! With the potato at heart of the dish it allows the flavours of salmon and asparagus to mingle with the delicious pancake base. Savoury pancakes are just as easy and quick as their sweet counterpart and are Perfect for Pancake Day!

Why not check out more of our Pancake Day 2017 recipes!

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 10 mins
The ultimate New York hash brown recipe

The ultimate New York hash brown

A perfect centrepiece to a lunch occasion - served with so many different combinations to suit the time and the weather.

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 15 mins
Aussie style potato scones with avocado recipe

Aussie Style Potato Scones with Avocado

Tasty at any time of the day, these scones are a simple way of using up any leftover mash to create a lush brunch dish.

  • Prep in: 5 mins
  • Cook in: 12 mins
Potato and beetroot latke recipe

Potato and Beetroot Latkes

Serious flavours and colours make this an impressive dish to serve for brunch with friends - give it a go!

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 10 mins
Leftover lamb hotpot recipe

Leftover Lamb Hot Pot

An easy way to use up any leftovers from your Sunday roast - all you need to do is add some extra veg and a bit of stock.

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 15 mins
Thatched cottage pie recipe

Thatched cottage pie recipe

Good old Thatched cottage pie (made from leftovers!)

This traditional twist on a family favourite is a great way to use up leftovers for a midweek meal.

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 20 mins
Mini hasselback potatoes with rosemary and garlic recipe

Mini Hasselback Potatoes with Rosemary and Garlic

Simple and effective, these Hasselback potatoes are perfect for a lazy lunch or a party nibble.

  • Prep in: 5 mins
  • Cook in: 35 mins
Boxing day soup recipe

Healthy Potato & Vegetable Soup Recipe

A great way to use up any leftover vegetables from Christmas dinner, but remember - this recipe is for life, not just for Christmas!

  • Prep in: 5 mins
  • Cook in: 15 mins
Leftover hash recipe

Leftover Sunday Lunch Hash

Here's a great idea for you to use up any leftovers that you may have from your Sunday lunch, or indeed any midweek roasts that you have conjured up!

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 10 mins
Indian inspired potato and chickpea masala recipe

High fibre

Potato & Chickpea Masala Curry Indian Inspired

The masala is a curry-lovers favourite! Swap the meat for this vegetarian delight, made with gorgeous potatoes and flavoursome chickpeas - delicious!

  • Cook in: 30 mins
Potato and sage gnocchi with pesto recipe

Low sat fat

Potato and Sage Gnocchi with pesto

Rich, delicious and layered with undertones of fresh, nutty pesto, our potato and sage gnocchi is an indulgent dish packed full of classic Italian flavours. 

  • Cook in: 25 mins
Warm potato and tuna salad recipe

Low fat

Low sat fat

Low sodium

Warm Potato and Tuna salad

Try out this recipe for a warm potato and tuna salad. A quick and healthy recipe for a winter evening.

  • Cook in: 20 mins
Silky smooth potato, ham, spring onion and chive soup recipe

Low fat

Low sat fat

Silky Smooth Potato, ham, spring onion and chive soup

This recipes is perfect for a winter lunch. Containing potatoes, ham and spring onions it has a great taste and is good for you!

  • Cook in: 20 mins
Spanish tortilla with paprika and parsley recipe

Low sat fat

Spanish Tortilla with Paprika and Parsley

Looking for an easy Spanish tortilla recipe? Perfect for a healthy lunch to take into work or with a salad at dinner.

  • Cook in: 25 mins
Potato rosti with asparagus and poached egg recipe

Potato Rosti with Asparagus & Egg Recipe

Learn how to make perfect potato rosti with this healthy recipe. Delicious potato rosti recipe with asparagus and a poached egg.

  • Cook in: 25 mins
Potato and mushroom omelette recipe

Low in sat fat

High protein

Potato and mushroom omelette

Putting potatoes in a omelette helps to make it more filling. This is a great twist on a classic omelette recipe and is tasty too.

  • Cook in: 20 mins
Boiled new potatoes recipe

Boiled New Potatoes

Looking for the perfect boiled new potato recipe? Look no further! Taking just 5mintues to prep this is easy for beginners!

  • Prep in: 5 mins
  • Cook in: 15 mins
Oven chips homemade style recipe

Homemade Chips Recipe

Want to make chips at home? We have the perfect recipe for you to create oven chips which take just 5 minutes to prep.

  • Prep in: 5 mins
  • Cook in: 35 mins
Roast potatoes perfection

Roasted Potato Perfection

Looking for the perfect roasted potato recipe? Look no further! Taking just 10 minutes to prep this is easy for beginners!

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 40 mins
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