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feed a family of 4 for (just over) £100 a month

Dinner Recipes

Tomato Relish

Tomato Relish

If you are following the vegan monthly meal plan, this tangy homemade tomato relish is used as a condiment whenever you would like to use it.

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Spanish Omelette

Spanish Omelette

Don’t have any butternut squash? Use the same weight of any vegetables – carrots; frozen mixed vegetables; sweet potato; white potato. Whatever you have

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Saag Aloo

Saag Aloo

Spinach and potatoes, a very popular option – make it as spicy as you like!

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Roast Chicken and Trimmings

Roast Chicken and Trimmings

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Rise e Bisi

Rise e Bisi

An Italian classic recipe given the frugalistion treatment and still very lovely

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Red Pepper Pasta

Red Pepper Pasta

Roasted red peppers from a jar in a tasty sauce from monthly family Meal Plan 2, for around £100

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Pasta Funghi

Pasta Funghi

You can either make this and bake it in the oven for a pasta bake, which means that you can make it in advance. Or you can make and eat straight away, skipping the oven bake part

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Pasta Carbonara

Cheesey baconey goodness with homemade bread to mop up the juices. Part of a meal plan to feed your family for £100 a month

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Panzanella

Panzanella

a classic salad. The bread can be softened, the classic way, or I like it as crispy croutons

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Tomato Relish

Tomato Relish

cheap family recipes feed a family of 4 for (just over) £100 a monthTomato RelishIf you are following the vegan monthly meal plan, this tangy homemade tomato relish is used as a condiment whenever you would like to use it. There is no particular use specified in the...

Chocolate Truffles

Chocolate Truffles

cheap family recipes feed a family of 4 for (just over) £100 a monthRich and fudgy TrufflesSticky, fudgy, chocolate truffles - who can resist. They make fabulous gifts at any time of year, shoosh them up by wrapping the in cellophane and tying up with a ribbon. I buy...

Porridge (meal plan 2)

Porridge (meal plan 2)

cheap family recipes feed a family of 4 for (just over) £100 a monthPorridge - Meal Plan 2Raisins are used as they are a purple portion, the  hardest one to get. If you don't have them, use any other dried fruit - sultanas, home dried foraged apples or plums for...

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