Vegan Meals for Under £2 per Serving
If you’re on a tight budget, cooking at home can be a great way to help save money. With inexpensive ingredients such as protein-packed lentils, beans, and veggies, these recipes demonstrate just how low-cost a vegan lifestyle can be.
Pie and Mash
A British classic – now without the cruelty. Try Linda McCartney’s country pies with some homemade mash.
These peppers are stuffed with couscous. Add as many yummy extras as you like to this recipe, such as beans, chickpeas, and vegetables.
Macaroni and ‘Cheese’
Try this recipe for a vegan version of this well-loved macaroni dish. If you’ve yet to sample nutritional yeast, check out the Engevita brand for a nutty and cheesy flavour.
You can pick up a cheap bag of stir-fry vegetables from most supermarkets. Cook them with noodles and a sauce of your choice. For extra texture, add pieces of fried tofu or vegan meats.
You can get meat-free mince from most major supermarkets, so just add tomato sauce and herbs, then serve with spaghetti.
Vegan quarter-pound burgers are available at most supermarkets, and Linda McCartney now offers pulled pork–style burgers, too.
Quick and Easy Lasagne with Cauliflower Sauce by An Ode to Mung Beans
Making large portions is a great way to save money.
Get creative with pasta dishes by adding your favourite selection of vegetables. Make bulk quantities, and store leftovers in the fridge for future meals.