Delicious budget lunch recipes that are easy on your wallet and packed full of flavour.
Customise this soup with whatever veg you have in the fridge; spring onions can be swapped for half a brown onion and kale swapped for any dark leafy green.
A nut roast is a fantastic alternative to a meat main course or traditional Christmas dinner. This delicious recipe is full of hearty veg – butternut squash, aubergine, red pepper – as well as nuts, herbs and green olives.
Use purple sprouting broccoli to whip up a homemade pesto, which tastes great on toast. Top with extra broccoli spears, pickled radishes and some crumbled goat's cheese for a lunch that'll leave you feeling great.
Sticky, sweet and spicy, this hot honey lamb is the ultimate Easter centrepiece. Slow cook your lamb shoulder for 6 hours until the meat is soft and tender. Shred the lamb onto whipped feta with a scattering of fresh coriander. This is a dish that's sure to impress.
This sweet potato soup is subtly spiced with ginger and ground cumin making it ideal for all the family. Serve it topped with crispy chickpeas and spring onion.
Transform leftover chana masala into flavourful lunchtime wraps. Stuffed with spiced chickpeas and a cool vegan raita, these wraps are sure to liven up your lunch routine.
Looking for a flavourful and impressive dish for your next dinner party? Look no further than this delicious lamb filo swirl pie recipe! Featuring fragrant baharat seasoning, tender lamb mince, and crunchy pine nuts and raisins, this dish is sure to be a crowd-pleaser.
Enjoy this veg-packed noodle salad as a vibrant lunch or light dinner. Try making this recipe to use up any leftover chicken you have, with sugarsnap peas, baby corn in a smooth peanut sauce.
These customisable pizzas mean everyone can have exactly what they want topping their personal pizza. Made entirely in the air-fryer, these pitta pizzas are ready in just 10 minutes!
Looking for a midweek meal that's ready in just 25 minutes? This cheesy frittata is made entirely in the air-fryer and uses just 4 ingredients.
A staple for many, the humble jacket potato can be made more quickly in the air-fryer than the oven and gets that delicious crisp you don’t find in the microwave.
The trick to restaurant-style sweet potatoes fries is to not cut them too thin and to not over-fill the basket when cooking.
These crispy chicken tenders are made entirely in the air-fryer. Serve with a sticky honey mustard sauce and get dipping.
This crispy tofu is great as an addition to noodle dishes and rice bowls or can be eaten as a side with the dipping sauce.
Whip up a delicious sauce with just your microwave. Passata is flavoured with garlic and basil, then cooked for 10 minutes. Serve with pasta or as a base for pizzas.
Whip up a delicious and comforting soup in just 30 minutes. Made using frozen veg and borlotti beans and served with garlic bread, this is the perfect warming, winter bowlful.
Transform your takeaway favourite into a quick and easy midweek dinner in our healthier version. Tinned mackerel is coated in a delicious katsu sauce, then placed on top of rice with fresh cucumber, radishes and a squeeze of lime.
Make sure no part of your roast chicken goes to waste. This rich and creamy garlic soup is made with homemade chicken stock. Freeze any leftovers you have to enjoy at a later date.
Juicy and garlicky, this roast chicken Kyiv is a must-try for your next Sunday roast. With crispy garlic breadcrumbs and a squeeze of lemon juice, you’re going to love this one.
Liven up your lunches with this 'CLT' (chicken, lettuce and tomato) salad. Ready in just 15 minutes, this speedy pasta salad is a great way to use up leftover roast chicken.
Make the most of slow-cooker season! This French onion soup is so easy to make; simply bung in all your ingredients and let the slow-cooker do the work.
These harissa-spiked chickpea patties are really fun to put together, and great for getting the kids involved
Think bread takes too long to make? Try this cheese and onion bread that’s made in the microwave and the perfect accompaniment to soup or cheeses. It’s a really low-energy and quick way to make homemade bread.
Jamie says: ‘This hearty vegetarian soup is filling and comforting – so it’s perfect for chilly winter nights. And the bonus is that you can find most of the ingredients in your storecupboard or freezer.’ This recipe is in collaboration with environmental charity WWF, which recommends eating meals that are rich in plants. For more information
This cabbage and soya bean rice dish is ready in just 15 minutes, making it the ultimate midweek meal for two.
This veggie soup base mix can be frozen in small portions to save space in your freezer
This low-cook dinner idea uses just a kettle! Fluffy couscous is flavoured with parsley and lemon
Whip up a delicious dhal in just 15 minutes using just your microwave
Use your air-fryer to recreate your favourite Chinese takeaway dish at home
For a healthy snack, try this fiery chilli and poppy seed potato chip dish, served with a smoky pepper dip for a delicious gluten and dairy-free treat.
This Moroccan-inspired mixed grain pilaf makes a delicious, complete meal with a tasty combination of cauliflower, chickpeas, vegetables, dates and nuts
Cook this braised red cabbage ahead of time to intensify flavours. This festive side is easy to prepare and can be frozen ahead of time, simply reheat on the day!
Toasted ciabatta is topped with juicy tomato and garlic in this version of pan con tomate. This is a great addition to your tapas night.