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The $20 family dinner challenge

To help your budget go further we asked Coles ambassador Brent Draper to come up with family-friendly dinners for less than $5 per serve* for a family of four. 

1. Spiced chicken and chip wraps

This recipe is perfect for so many different occasions. Filled with chips and seasoned chicken, Brent Draper’s delicious chicken wraps are a must-try. 

2. Tofu san choy bau

Bursting with flavour and crunch, Brent Draper’s vegetarian san choy bau will hit the spot. The best part is that you only need a few ingredients to do it.

3. Saucy beef meatballs with mashed potatoes

In a rich tomato sauce with warm mash on the side, this tasty meatball recipe is a great value dinner that will fill up the whole family.

4. Lamb koftas with couscous

Spice up your meals this week with Brent’s easy lamb koftas with couscous. Simple and delicious, they’ll be a new household favourite.

5. Jackfruit tacos

Give these delicious jackfruit tacos a go. Loaded with flavour, they’re a great plant-based alternative to beef or pork mince.

*Prices are approximate, based on prices on the date ingredients were purchased (06/07/22) at Coles Palm Beach and Coles The Pines, QLD. Total and per serve costs are based on portions used of ingredients purchased per recipe. Prices and availability of items and brands may differ from store to store.

**Olive oil, salt and pepper excluded from approximate costs.