With the cost-of-living crisis affecting many of us, we’re all looking for easy ways to make nutritious meals on a budget. Whether it’s a meal for one, or cooking up a storm for the family, we’re all looking for ways to minimise the amount we spend on our food shop, without sacrificing on taste and nutrition.
Frozen peas offer nutrition, good value and low wastage, making them a crucial addition to any freezer! And so, here at Yes Peas!, we want to make peas the star of the dish rather than just a last-minute addition.
The following pea-tastic recipes are a great way to feed your family on a budget, at under £1 per serving. We’ve done all the hard work and have completed all the calculations below, so you can get creative in the kitchen without worrying about spending a fortune.
£0.76 P(EA) PER SERVING: CHICKPEA AND TURMERIC PANCAKES WITH CRUSHED PEAS, ROAST BUTTERNUT SQUASH AND TAHINI DRESSING
This delicious Indian-inspired recipe will certainly be the talk of the table. Packed with a variety of herbs and spices, it’s perfect for an easy supper or light lunch! Utilise the frozen goodness of peas, combined with roasted butternut squash and coated in a mouth-watering tahini dressing, to spice up your savoury pancakes.
£0.80 P(EA) PER SERVING: PEA, SWEET POTATO AND FETA TRAYBAKE WITH THYME AND LEMON
Use up those left-over veggies to create this simple yet tasty traybake for the ultimate mid-week dinner. Featuring tangy feta with sweet potato, red peppers, spring onions, and of course the star of the show, frozen peas, this cost-effective recipe will keep those bellies full on a budget.
£0.79 P(EA) PER SERVING: PEA & BLACK BEAN HUEVOS RANCHEROS WITH AVOCADO AND LIME
The perfect dish for breakfast or brunch, start your day in style and bring a taste of Mexico to your home with this spicy, filling, and flavour-packed recipe. Quick and easy to make, enjoy fried eggs served on a corn tortilla with a pea and black bean mixture.
And there you have it! Three simple yet cost-effective recipes that will feed the whole family. We hope we’ve inspired you – be sure to tag us on social media if you try any of these recipes!