Bean, Pulses and Rice Recipes

Recipes using dried and fresh beans, pulses and rice. Cheap and filling.

Sprouted Beans Pasta

Spicy Sprouted Beans Pasta

Sprouted beans are very nutritious and this pasta dish using them can be enjoyed by the whole family - just adjust the spices to everyone's tastes.

Boston Baked Beans

Slow Cooker Boston Baked Beans Recipe

This recipe for Boston Baked Beans make a delicious main meal or a more frugal side dish. Packed full of protein and loved by the whole family.

Vegetable Pilau Recipe

Vegetable Pilau Recipe

This Vegetable Pilau Rice dish is incredibly tasty, and although meant to be made as a side dish can form a tasty and frugal meal on its own.

Mushroom & Barley Soup

Mushroom and Barley Soup Recipe

This hearty and filling mushroom and barley soup recipe is very simple and easy to prepare. It's suitable for vegetarians but will appeal to carnivores!

Spiced Belly Pork & Beans

Pressure Cooker Spiced Belly Pork and Bean Recipe

Spiced Belly Pork & Beans is an easy one-pot meal that is both quick to make and feed the whole family.

Bacon and Bean Stew

Pressure Cooker Bacon and Haricot Bean Stew Recipe

Stews and warming and filling, this Bacon and Haricot Bean Stew is tasty, quick to make in the pressure cooker, and delicious on its own or with bread.

Split Pea Soup

Pressure Cooker Split Pea Soup Recipe

One of the cheapest and easiest soups to make. Split pea soup is delicious served with crusty bread on a cold Winter day.

Spicy Lentil Soup

Spicy Lentil Soup Recipe

This spicy lentil soup can be made in either a pressure cooker or slow cooker, and is easily bulked out with other root veg for a tasty filling meal.

Easy Chilli Con Carne

Easy Chilli Con Carne

This quick and easy chilli con carne recipe is great for bulk cooking. A real family favourite that uses red lentils to keep costs low.

Chicken Chickpea and Vegetable Pasta Sauce

Chicken, Chickpea & Vegetable Pasta Sauce

This pasta sauce recipe with chicken, chickpeas, and vegetables is great for making in bulk then freezing up for quick and easy mid-week meals.