Feeding your family shouldn’t have to break the bank. That’s why we’ve put together some delicious recipes below that will all feed a family for under £1.50 a portion* – keeping your family and your bank balance happy! 

Utilising economical cuts such as boneless pork shoulder is a great way to stay budget friendly – take a look at some of our tasty pulled pork recipes to get your mouth watering. This page includes great value family recipes, recipes with just 5 ingredients, fakeaways and more. 

We’ve also given you some money saving tips to help you further cut costs whilst in store and at home. To find out about batch cooking and freezing leftovers, read our batch cooking for the family blog. 

Affordable family favourites

Want something to please everyone? Mix up your midweek meal with one of these easy but tasty family friendly recipes. Take a look at some of our other quick and easy pork recipes that can be ready in 30 minutes or less. 

Easy 5 ingredient or less dishes

Keep the shopping list small with one of these 5 ingredient recipes. Feel free to make the recipes your own by switching out or adding in more ingredients to suit your families’ preferences.  

Meals under £1.25 per portion 

Pork is one of the most budget-friendly meats out there, making it a great choice for budget conscious shoppers. Meatballs, sausages and pork shoulder lend themselves well to a variety of flavours and so make yummy meals for both kids and parents. 

One pot recipes 

No one wants to spend all their time in the kitchen prepping and washing up, that’s why our one pot recipes are perfect for busy family schedules and spending more time doing the things you all enjoy. 


Ditch the takeaway menu and get your apron on to cook one of these delicious world-cuisine inspired recipes that are still big on flavour, but little on price.  

*Cost per serving based on proportion of ingredients used to make the dish. Total cost of ingredients calculated based on average price across four British supermarkets. Prices correct as of 03.08.23; but are subject to change due to fluctuations in ingredient prices. 

Pork is a great value protein.

The average cost per kg of pork is cheaper than then average cost per kg of beef and lamb**

**Source : Kantar sales data 12 w/e 11 June 2023

Table showing average beef pork and lamb meat prices from Kantar for June 2023.