Top 10 budget family meals
10 recipes for your family that won't break the bank.
Bored of cooking the same old supper? Worried about your food budget?
Try some of these simple, fuss-free recipes for the whole family.
Roasted butternut soup - roasting the butternut gives a rich flavour to this favourite recipe.
Healthy chicken pie - a great tasting chicken pie with crispy phyllo pastry.
Sticky chicken - this can go in the oven or on the braai and is a winner.
Bangers and mash with a sweet-chilli glaze - a great budget meal the family will adore.
Boloroni - bolognaise and macaroni in one dish - brilliant!
Crumbed fish - a simple but tasty way with budget-friendly hake.
5 minute mushroom steak - a quick meal that's great for those days when you only have 5 minutes.
Spaghetti and meatballs - so comforting it just says 'mom'.
Tagliatelle carbonara - a well-loved plate of pasta for everyone.
Mama macaroni - deliciously creamy macaroni with bacon.
Lentil burgers - put a veggie swing on a burger that the kids will love.
- Caro de Waal