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The $20 family dinner challenge

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

1. Tandoori chickpeas with capsicum and garlic naan

Served with garlic naan, Luke’s tandoori chickpea recipe is a filling and mouth-watering meal that will add a little spice to your week. 

2. Potato and pumpkin frittata with radish salad

Filled with potato and pumpkin, Luke’s easy frittata will be a new weeknight staple. It’s paired with a simple and refreshing radish salad.

3. Pan-fried calamari with soy, ginger and coriander

Seafood doesn’t have to be tricky. Luke’s pan-fried calamari is easy to cook at home and loaded with flavour. 

4. Chicken and sweet corn risotto with parmesan

Luke’s chicken and sweet corn risotto is a comforting meal that’s perfect for warming everyone up on cooler nights. 

5. Grilled vegetable pasta salad with olives 

Take your regular pasta salad up a notch with Luke’s easy recipe. It’s loaded with delicious veggies. 

*Prices are approximate, based on prices on the date ingredients were purchased (01/07/22) at Coles Broadway, NSW. 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.