Feed the family for under £6!

Mix up your mid-week meal planning with our tasty family feeds under £6. Enjoy at least 4 portions and zero waste if you follow our recipes and shopping lists below. 


Chocolate & Mandarin Trifle Bowl - £1.67

Ingredients

  • 1 x Savers Jaffa Cakes 30p 
  • 1 x Savers Mandarin Pieces in Light Syrup 179g 50p
  • 1 x 6 pack Savers Chocolate Mousse 60p 
  • 2 tbsp Savers Orange Marmalade 30p 

Method

  1. Mix 2 tbsp of marmalade with a tin of drained mandarins
  2. Layer up:
    2 pots of chocolate mousse
    5 x jaffa cakes
    Marmalade and mandarin mix
    4 x pots chocolate mousse
    6 x jaffa cakes
    Optional: Sprinkle of cocoa or drinking chocolate

Sausage & Vegetable Bake - £3.66

Ingredients

  • 12 x Woodheads Frozen Thick Sausages £1 
  • 4 x Wonky Potatoes 69p 
  • 3 x Wonky Carrots 30p 
  • 4 x Wonky Onions 50p 
  • 8 x Teaspoon Savers Gravy Granules 25p
  • 1 Pint Boiling Water

To Serve

  • Wonky Peas 61p

Method

  1. Boil the diced potatoes for 5 minutes in lightly salted water and then drain and oil.
  2. Mix the sliced onions, carrots, (chopped herbs optional) and boiled potatoes together and place in the bottom of a roasting tray.
  3. Pan fry the sausages until each side is golden brown.
  4. Place the sausages on top of the vegetables.
  5. Bake in a preheated oven 180℃ for 25-30 minutes.
  6. Make up gravy in a measuring jug.
  7. Remove tray & pour over the gravy.
  8. Return to the oven for an extra five minutes.
  9. Serve with garden peas.

Beef Nachos - £5.01

Ingredients

  • 2 x Savers Chilli Con Carne 392g  65p / each £1.30 
  • 3 x Wonky Onion 50p 
  • 2 x Wonky Peppers 750g £1.19 
  • 2 x Greenside Deli Mozzarella 125g 45p/each 90p 
  • 1 x Savers Tortillas Chips 180g 41p
  • Optional: Morrisons Jalapenos £1 

Method

  1. Slice 3 onions and 2 peppers.
  2. Fry the onions and peppers in a pan with a little oil until tender.
  3. Add the 2 tins of Savers Chilli Con Carne bring to boil and cook slowly for 5 minutes.
  4. Lay the Tortilla chips on a baking tray.
  5. Pour over the hot chilli.
  6. Pull the mozzarella over the chilli.
  7. Add some jalapenos. 
  8. Bake in a preheated oven 180℃ for 10 minutes.

 


Chicken and Noodle Ramen - £4.99

Ingredients

  • 3 x Morrisons Instant chicken noodles £1.05 
  • 1 x Pack Greenside Deli Sliced Chicken 240g £2
  • 1 x Wonky Pepper 90p 
  • 4 x Chippendale Eggs x6 50p 
  • 200g Wonky Frozen Peas 59p 
  • 200g Savers Sweetcorn 40p 

Method

  1. Cook 4 eggs in boiling water for 5 ½ minutes and cool them down in running cold water.
  2. Once cooled peel off the shells and reserve for later.
  3. Measure 1100ml water into a pan and add the chicken stock cube, sliced peppers and the seasoning sachets from the 3 noodle packs.
  4. Bring the liquid to a light simmer and cook for 3 minutes.
  5. Add the noodles and sliced chicken, cook until the noodles are ready and add the peas.
  6. Serve chicken and noodles.
  7. Add a halved whole boiled egg to each bowl and serve.

Fish Pie - £5.08

Ingredients

  • 1 x bag Savers Fish Fillets £1.90 
  • 1/2 x bag Wonky Garden Peas 61p
  • 1 x Savers soft cheese 49p
  • 300ml milk
  • 2 x Wonky Onion 50p 
  • 2 tbsp x sunflower oil
  • 1.5kg x Wonky Potatoes
  • Salt & pepper
  • 1 tbsp x plain flour
  • Optional: 60g grated cheese

Method

  1. To make the mash dice and boil the potatoes in salted water.
  2. When the potatoes are ready, drain and leave for 2 minutes then mash and season with salt and pepper. Add 100ml milk and set aside to cool.
  3. To make the white sauce, cook the diced onion with the sunflower oil until soft add 1 tbsp of plain flour and cook for 1 minute stirring so it doesn't catch.
  4. Add the milk slowly then add the soft cheese and bring to boil.
  5. Season with salt and pepper.
  6. Place the fish fillets and ½ a bag of garden peas in a suitable oven proof dish.
  7. Pour over the sauce.
  8. Top with the mashed potato and grated cheese.
  9. Bake in a preheated oven for 180℃ 25-30 minutes.

Chicken Pie - £5.94

Ingredients

  • 1kg x Chicken Thighs £2 
  • 3 x Wonky carrots 40p
  • 1 x Morrisons cabbage 49p
  • 1 x Morrisons Shortcrust Pastry £1.30
  • 4 x Wonky Onions 50p 
  • 3 x Large Wonky Potatoes £1 
  • 4 x Tsp Morrisons Savers Gravy Granules 25p 

Method

  1. Simmer the chicken thighs in 1 litre of boiling water for 20 minutes, reserve the stock.
  2. Remove the chicken thighs to cool.
  3. Add the diced onions, diced carrots and potatoes to the stock and cook until the potatoes are tender.
  4. Remove the meat from the chicken thighs and chop into chunks before adding back to the stock.
  5. Thicken the stock with the gravy granules and season with salt and pepper.
  6. Pour the pie mixture into a casserole dish and leave to cool for 5 minutes.
  7. Top with the pastry and egg and wash with milk or egg.
  8. Bake in a preheated oven 180℃ for 25-30 minutes until the pastry is golden brown.
  9. Serve with steamed cabbage.

Italian Chicken Pasta Bake - £5.32

Ingredients

  • 1kg x Chicken Thighs £2 
  • 350g x Savers Pasta shapes 30p
  • 1 x Savers Pasta Sauce 40p 
  • 2 x Wonky Peppers 90p 
  • 3 x Wonky Onions 50p 
  • 1 x Savers Garlic Bread 32p
  • 1 x Greenside Mozzarella 90p 


Method

  1. Coat the diced onions and peppers in the oil, lay them in a roasting tray.
  2. Remove the chicken thighs from the tray and lay them on the onions and peppers, season with salt and pepper.
  3. Bake in a preheated oven 180℃ for 25-30 minutes until the chicken is golden brown.
  4. Cook the pasta until tender in salted water for 10 minutes.
  5. Drain the pasta and return back to the pan with the pasta sauce bring to a boil.
  6. Bake the garlic bread in the oven to the cooking instructions.
  7. Remove the chicken from the roasting tray, add the pasta and sauce and place the chicken back on top of the pasta. Add the diced mozzarella and return back to the oven for 10 minutes to melt the cheese.
  8. Serve with the garlic bread.

Sweet Potato and Vegetable Curry - £4.29

Ingredients

1x Bag Fresh Chillies 49p
1x Wonky Pepper 90p
1x large sweet potato 50p 
300g x Savers Rice 45p
1x Morrisons Garlic 30p 
3x Wonky onions 50p
1x tin savers plum tomatoes 28p 
1x Courgette 33p
1x medium curry powder 99p 

Method

For the rice:

  1. Place the rice in a bowl and wash the rice under running cold water for 5 minutes.
  2. To make the rice place the onions, oil, chilli, salt and cook over a low heat until the onions are soft.
  3. Add the rice and water and bring to the boil. Turn the heat down cover with a lid and cook on a low heat until the rice has absorbed all the water.
  4. Remove the rice from the heat and separate and fluff up the rice with a fork.

For the curry:

  1. Add the sliced onions, chilli, pepper, sweet potato, garlic, oil, and salt to a pan and cook over a low heat until the onions are soft.
  2. Mix the curry powder with the water and add to the pan.
  3. Roughly chop the tomatoes into large chunks and add the juice and tomatoes to the pan.
  4. Cook the curry until the sweet potato chunks are cooked through.
  5. Add the courgettes and sugar cook until tender.
  6. Check the seasoning and serve.

Vegetable and Potato Hot Pot - £3.54

Ingredients

  • 2x Onions Peeled and sliced
  • 500g of Morrisons Frozen Casserole vegetable mix
  • 500g of Wonky potatoes peeled and Sliced
  • 400g Sweet Potato, Peeled and Sliced
  • 500ml Water (Or stock)
  • 1x Pack Green Lentils in water
  • 30g Savers Gravy Granules
  • 30g Sunflower/Vegetable Oil
  • 4g Salt
  • Black Pepper to taste
  • 8x Savers Yorkshire Puddings

Method:

  1. In a thick bottomed casserole dish (preferably metal) or casserole pan, add a little oil and fry both sides of the potato and the sweet Potatoes  till just coloring and place in a dish and repeat till all the potatoes have been fried.
  2. In the same pan add a little more oil, and then add the sliced onions and fry till just colouring a nice brown colour.
  3. Add the casserole vegetables and cook until beginning to brown.
  4. Add the Lentils with the water from the pack, and the water and bring to the boil, then add the gravy granules, stirring in well until thickened.
  5. Pour the mixture into the casserole tray (or if using the existing pan you have been cooking in, get ready to top with the potatoes).
  6. Add the sliced potatoes that were cooked earlier and arrange over the top the stew until all the potatoes have been used (for better appearance try arrange alternatively).
  7. Place in the oven and cook for 20-25 minutes till golden brown and bubbling on top.
  8. Cook the yorkshire puddings for the last 3-4 minutes of the hotpot's cooking time.
  9. Serve piping hot, spooning the hot pot generously into the yorkshire puddings and more to spare.

Mediterranean Vegetable Macaroni Cheese - £4.34

Ingredients

  • 1 x Savers Mild Cheese Slices £1 
  • 1 x Savers Pasta shapes 29p
  • 1 x Whole Milk 500ml 69p 
  • 1x Red Pepper 45p 
  • 1x Courgette 33p 
  • 1x Sweet Potato 50p 
  • 1x Wonky Onions 50p 
  • 1 x Bulb Garlic 30p 
  • 1x Tin Savers Chopped Tomatoes 28p 

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 200oc.
  2. Put a pan of water on to boil, enough to cook 500g of pasta, get a strainer and a bowl ready to catch the water from straining the pasta (you will need this later for the sauce).
  3. While the pasta is cooking, use a large roasting tray to lay out all the vegetables and toss with a little oil, place in to the oven and roast till softened (season well with salt and pepper).
  4. To make the sauce, add the milk to a small saucepan and bring to the boil, pour into a small jug or bowl, wipe out the pan and add the butter, warm till melted and then stir in the flour to form a thick paste.
  5. Add the warmed milk a little at a time stirring vigorously to make a thick sauce.
  6. The pasta should be cooked now, strain the pasta into the strainer and bowl and put pasta to one side, measure out about 200g of the pasta water and use this to stir into the sauce,breaking up the cheese slices and stirring them into the sauce as well.
  7. Add the pasta to the sauce and season well with salt and pepper.
  8. Add the chopped tomatoes to the roasted vegetables and continue to roast for 10 more minutes.
  9. Pour the roasted vegetables and tomato sauce into a dish and add the pasta bake stirring well to help colour the pasta sauce with the remaining tomato and roasted vegetables in the tray, top with the roasted vegetables and some slivers of broken slices of the cheese.
  10. Bake in the oven for 10 minutes.
  11. Ready to serve.