Here’s what the TASTE team eats when the budget is stretched

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Frugal-Isa broccoli and pesto pasta salad

When pay day is so close, yet so far, my stand-by budget supper is…

ROAST CHICKEN

Tomato-and-tuscan chicken tray roast recipe
“Roast chicken. We have it for dinner one night, then I make a pie with the leftover meat, veggies and gravy. And I make stock with the carcass.” – Kelly Cloete, Group Account Director.

Try: Tomato-and-tuscan chicken tray roast.

FIND OUR ROAST CHICKEN RECIPE COLLECTION HERE.

AVOCADO

Best-ever avocado toast recipe
“… smashed avo on toast with a soft-poached egg. Mmmmm.” – Yvette Samaai, Key Account Manager.

Try: Best-ever avo toast.

FIND OUR AVOCADO RECIPE COLLECTION HERE.

PASTA

Frugal-ish broccoli-and-basil pesto pasta salad recipe
“Pesto pasta! We always have a bag of spaghetti in the grocery cupboard and a jar of basil pesto (or the ingredients for it) in the fridge. I’ll jazz it up with whatever else is lurking in the fridge – lots of feta, Kalamata olives and tomatoes.” – Anelde Greef, Head of Content.

Try: Frugal-ish broccoli-and-basil pesto pasta salad.

FIND OUR PASTA RECIPE COLLECTION HERE.

CHICKEN WINGS

Chicken wings with spiced lettuce wedges recipe

“… spicy chicken wings with a crunchy salad and home- made blue cheese sauce or a creamy tomato and rosemary pork sausage pasta.” – Hannah Lewry, Contributing food editor.

Try: Chicken wings with spiced lettuce wedges.

FIND OUR CHICKEN RECIPE COLLECTION HERE.

Potatoes

Baby potato salad with basil pesto and hot-smoked snoek recipe
“… Potatoes! I make chips, corned beef hash, frittata, mash with onion marmalade and vergeet ’tappel (“forget”potatoes, as in, stick them in the oven and forget about them!)” – Hope Malau, Deputy food editor.

Try: Baby potato salad with basil pesto and hot-smoked snoek.

FIND OUR POTATO RECIPE COLLECTION HERE.

Curry or Risotto

Bean curry recipe
“… bean curry or pea risotto. There are always some dried beans, spices and rice rattling around in the cupboard and peas in the freezer.” – Annette Klinger, Features writer.

Try: Bean curry.

FIND OUR CURRY RECIPE COLLECTION HERE.

FIND OUR RISOTTO RECIPE COLLECTION HERE.

Discover more great value recipes here.

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