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Budget dinner recipes

Keep everyone happy with these mouth-watering meals that are easy on your wallet, too. Be clever and swap out ingredients you have in the fridge or freezer.


1. Easy pork san choy bow

Delicious pork san choy bow on the table in 15 minutes? It’s possible with this easy 5 ingredient recipe.

2. Spanish-style potato tortilla with chorizo

This Spanish-style potato tortilla dish is loaded with veggies, chorizo and herbs. It’s a great idea for lunch or dinner.

3. Ginger beer BBQ chicken with pineapple

This smoky BBQ chicken has a next-level sticky pineapple and ginger beer glaze. It’s the perfect way to enjoy chicken drumsticks on the barbie.

4. Quick chilli pork stir-fry with noodles

If you’re looking for a quick and delicious dinner, this recipe is for you. Ready to eat in just 15 minutes, this chilli pork stir-fry is sure to be a hit.

5. Sweet potato and zucchini fritters

Served with juicy tomatoes and a creamy yoghurt mixture, these savoury fritters are full of vibrant goodness. Whip them up for a tasty brunch.

6. Crispy skillet potatoes with roast chicken and lemon

These skillet potatoes are as crispy as they come. Served with roast chicken, this tasty dish is sure to be a household favourite.

7. Antonella Banno’s 2-ingredient pizza base with olives and pepperoni

Try Coles Cooking Club member Antonella Banno’s 2-ingredient pizza base with olives and pepperoni. Made with only two ingredients, this genius pizza base is ideal for a quick and easy dinner.

8. Cheat's bangers and mash with gravy

Give this cheat's bangers and mash recipe a go. It's served with a delicious caramelised onion gravy.

9. Bacon and pea pasta bake

For a filling meal, give this creamy bacon and pea pasta bake a go. It’s so easy it will be your new go-to.

10. Best-ever minestrone

Whip up this comforting minestrone for a hearty meal. It’s packed to the brim with delicious goodness.