Our 15 favourite Eat Well for Less recipes

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by Lorna White |

If you've ever watched the popular BBC show Eat Well for Less, you'll know you don't need to spend loads of money on your weekly food shop to enjoy tasty dinners.

Not only are the Eat Well for Less recipes super affordable, they're also very tasty and will be loved by the whole family.

From filling pasta dishes to delicious vegetarian dinners, we've rounded up our 15 favourite Eat Well for Less recipes for you to try at home.

Broccoli and anchovy pasta

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©By Gregg Wallace From Eat Well for Less?

This delicious pasta dish is full of flavour and goodness, and it's a great dish for summer.

Preparation time: 30 mins to 1 hour

Cooking time: less than 10 mins

Serves: 3

Find the full recipe here.

Slow cooker lamb and sweet potato tagine

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©BBC Food

We love a good slow cooker recipe here at Yours, so we'll definitely have a go at making this tasty tagine.

Preparation time: less than 30 mins

Cooking time: over 2 hours

Serves: 6

Find the full recipe here.

Chinese-style sticky chicken

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©BBC Good Food

Try swapping your Chinese takeaway for a homemade alternative with this lovely sticky chicken dish.

Preparation time: less than 30 mins

Cooking time: 10 to 30 mins

Serves: 2

Find the full recipe here.

Vegetarian moussaka

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©BBC Good Food

Both gluten free and vegetarian, this moussaka is the ultimate warming comfort food.

Preparation time: less than 30 mins

Cooking time: 30 mins to 1 hour

Serves: 4–6

Find the full recipe here.

Smoked salmon, pea and broccoli frittata with homemade chips

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©BBC Good Food

This dish costs less than £2.50 per portion, and it's super simple to throw together.

Preparation time: less than 30 mins

Cooking time: 30 mins to 1 hour

Serves: 4

Find the full recipe here.

One-pot chorizo pasta

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©BBC Good Food

We love that one pot recipes require much less washing up, and this chorizo dish is full of veggies too.

Preparation time: less than 30 mins

Cooking time: 10 to 30 mins

Serves: 6

Find the full recipe here.

Beer-braised beef with creamy mash

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©BBC Good Food

Preparation time: less than 30 mins

Cooking time: over 2 hours

Serves: 6

Find the full recipe here.

Vegetable balti

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©BBC Good Food

You can whip this curry together in no time and it's super easy and cheap to make.

Preparation time: less than 30 mins

Cooking time: 30 mins to 1 hour

Serves: 4

Find the full recipe here.

Tandoori chicken skewers

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©By Emily Angle From Eat Well for Less?

These mini skewers are great for party food or just a snack or side dish for your meals.

Preparation time: less than 30 mins

Cooking time: 10 to 30 mins

Makes: 15 skewers

Find the full recipe here.

Easy veggie chilli

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©BBC Good Food

This chilli packs a real punch and is full of lovely vegetables. Serve with rice for a filling mid-week dinner.

Preparation time: less than 30 mins

Cooking time: 10 to 30 mins

Serves: 4

Find the full recipe here.

Healthier mini cheesecakes

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©BBC Food

These healthy mini cheesecakes will make a delicious after dinner treat, and they can also be made gluten free.

Preparation time: less than 30 mins

Cooking time: 10 to 30 mins

Makes: 12

Find the full recipe here.

Prosciutto and pesto chicken thighs

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©BBC Food

These chicken thighs require just three ingredients. Serve with your favourite veggies for a tasty dinner.

Preparation time: less than 30 mins

Cooking time: 10 to 30 mins

Serves: 2

Find the full recipe here.

Vegetarian bolognese

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©By Chris Bavin From Eat Well for Less?

This veggie bolognese is made with lentils for a protein fuelled pasta dish.

Preparation time: less than 30 mins

Cooking time: 30 mins to 1 hour

Serves: 8

Find the full recipe here.

Coconut chicken

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©BBC Food

These little chicken goujons are easy and cheap to make. They make a great finger food for parties or a tasty dinner for kids.

Preparation time: less than 30 mins

Cooking time: 10 to 30 mins

Serves: 2

Find the full recipe here.

Quick pepperoni pizza

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©BBC Food

Who doesn't love a quick pizza? You can whip this together in no time as there's no proving time required!

Preparation time: less than 30 mins

Cooking time: 10 to 30 mins

Serves: 2–3

Find the full recipe here.

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