How To Prepare Quick Easy Budget Recipes

Quick Easy Budget RecipesWho doesn’t like food? However, not every one of us loves to cook and doesn’t have the proper skills and adeptness in term of cooking delightful and appetizing menus. There are some also who doesn’t have much of the time to prepare such because of their hectic schedules consuming much of their time. So, do you want to prepare your family a quick and easy meals?

However, you need not to become very professional and proficient in order to achieve the food which surely make the mouth water, just a quick and easy recipes. This is the time when Quick Easy Budget Recipes  or also called Easy Budget Recipes comes along which surely match with everyone’s budget. No worries about long list of ingredients because the series of recipes does not include unnecessary ingredients.

Every included ingredient is just enough to perform each of their functions for the food’s taste and palatability. This could be done without spending much of your time preparing for they could be done as quickly as 10 minutes or more, the quick easy and cheap meals. They don’t also require complicated steps which make the beginners get sulky instead the instructions are concisely presented and can be followed easily.

1. Porridge
This recipe is suited during the winter season. It is low fat, cheap, healthy and yet filling dish. It is also best for your breakfast to start your day.

2 cups porridge oats
1 cup milk or cold water
4 cups boiling water

What to do:

a. Mix the oats with the milk or cold water in a saucepan.
b. Stir the mixture in briskly boiling water. Boil and keep stirring for 3-5 minutes. When the mixture becomes very thick add some boiling water to achieve the desired thickness.

2. Poached eggs.

This recipe is served great with pepper and sliced tomatoes.

What to do:

a. Simmer water which reaches 4 centimeters in depth in a frying pans.
b. Break the egg on the saucer and then slip it into the water. Cover it and cook within 4-5 minutes until the white part becomes firm and the yolk is already set.
c. Remove the egg and serve it on toast.

3. Smoothie Breakfast

Smoothies are great technique in using the fruit which is getting soft. There are different fruit combinations to try.

2 tbsp. rolled oats
1 ripe banana
2 tsp. honey
1 cup yoghurt
1 cup milk

What to do:

a. Blend the ingredients together and leave it for 10 minutes inside the fridge before drinking.
b. If blender is not available, mix the banana and milk then smash it. Mix the remaining ingredients and leave it for 10 minutes in the fridge.

4. Baked Potatoes

1 potato

What to do:

a. Scrub the potatoes to remove the dirt and pierce its skin using a fork for several times.
b. Bake it at 180 degrees Celsius for an hour or more until it becomes soft. Use the fork to check if the insides are already soft.

c. When using a microwave, pierce the skin first with a fork and place it in a plate before taking it in the microwave. Cook in full power for 5 minutes. Turn it over and continue cooking for another 5 minutes.

5. Sweet corn Fritters

¾ cup plain flour
1 tsp. baking powder
¼ tsp. salt
Pinch of black pepper
1 egg
440 g tin creamed sweetcorn
1-2 tbsp. oil
2 tsp. parsley or chopped oregano

What to do:

a. Mix the flour, salt, baking powder and pepper in a bowl.
b. Add the egg and mix it until the mixture becomes smooth. If it becomes too thick add some milk to make it thinner.
c. Add the sweetcorn.
d. Heat the oil in the frying pan.
e. Drop 1 tbsp. of corn mixture in the pan and cook it until it becomes golden brown then cook the other side.
f. It is best served with bread, potato or salad.

6. Quick Noodle

Make noodles extra nutritious and delicious.

1 packet instant noodle
1 cup frozen peas, corn or mixed vegetables
½ cup chicken or chopped ham or tuna
1 tsp. soy sauce
½ tsp. curry powder

What to do:

a. Mix the frozen vegetables with the noodles in a bowl. Simmer in boiling water for 4-5 minutes.
b. Add the ham or chicken and the soy sauce and mix them altogether.

Tip: leave the flavor sachet for it contains high amount of salt which is not needed and may contain extra fat. Instead, try using chili sauce, tomato sauce or barbecue sauce.

7. Tuna Roll-ups
1 loaf bread sandwich
1 can tuna
2 carrots
1 large cucumber

What to do:

a. Take a slice of the bread and remove the crust.
b. Spread the tune in a corner of the bread.
c. Take a strips of carrots and thinly sliced cucumber above the tuna. Avoid putting cucumber seeds.
d. Roll over the bread.

8. Corn Soup


1 tbsp. margarine or oil
2 peeled and chopped onions
1 cup green pepper and peas
1 tsp. chicken powder
2 cups water
½ tsp. salt
¼ tsp. curry powder
¼ tsp. pepper
2 tins creamed corn
2 cups diced potatoes
2 cups milk

What to do:

a. Heat some oil or margarine in the saucepan. Add some onion, green pepper and peas and cook it until the vegetables become soft.
b. Add the chicken powder, salt, water, pepper and curry powder.
c. Add diced potatoes and corn. Let it simmer for 20 minutes or when the potatoes become tender.
d. Add milk slowly and boil it. Serve it with bread.

9. Potato and Curry Soup

½ tbsp. oil/ margarine
1 chopped onion
2 large chopped potatoes
1 ½ curry powder
3 cups chicken stock
1 cup milk
Pinch of salt

What to do:

1. Heat the oil or melt the margarine in the saucepan.
2. Add potatoes, onion and curry powder.
3. Stir the mixture with the chicken stock and boil it.
4. Simmer for 30-45 minutes or when the vegetables becomes tender.
5. Blend it until it becomes smooth. When a blender is not available, smash it. Add some salt and milk. Reheat it but don’t let it boil. It is best served with rice or bread.

10. Pizza

1 cup plain flour
½ tsp. salt
1ts baking powder
1 tbsp. oil
1/3 cup of milk

What to do:

a. Heat the oven to 200 degrees Celsius.
b. Mix salt, baking powder and flour in a bowl.
c. Combine the milk and oil and pour it into the mixture.
d. Mix the entire ingredients and form a circle or ball. Place on a chopping board and flatten it using the hands or rolling pin. Cover with the desired toppings and bake for 10-15 minutes.