Liver and Onions, mash, carrots and peas, 66p a serving
200g lambs liver, Morrisons 59p
100g cooking bacon, chopped into dice, Asda 81p/500g, 16p
200g onion, Asda 98p/2kg, 10p
15g gravy granules, Bisto £3/500g, 9p
300g potatoes, £1.18/2.5kg, 14p
160g carrots, peeled and sliced, £1.18/2kg, 9p
160g peas, 98p/1kg, 16p
Slice the onion and sauté in a little oil, when softening, add the bacon and cook for 2-3 minutes
Add the liver, sliced through into thinner pieces if necessary. Cook very gently for a further couple of minutes.
Add the gravy granules and cook until the liver is cooked to your liking.
I use Bisto rather then the SmartPrice version as that has palm oil in it, which I don’t like to have. Use whichever one you like of course.
While the liver is cooking, prepare and cook the potatoes. Mash well, add a little butter or milk if you like.
Cook the carrots and peas. Lately, I have been cooking vegetables in a covered Pyrex dish in the microwave, quick and cheap. Enough vegetables for two take five minutes. Add a tblsp water to the dish or the veg will dry out.
I have used cauliflower as well, lots of different veg would go with this, whatever you have.
Take care of your family and your budget
Before putting together the meal planners, Lesley surveyed what was needed. Of the existing 14 budget meal plans, most are cheap meals for 2 people so can be sized up or down. Others are cheap family meals for 4 people, or meals for one