Make value meals with: Rice!

Rice is a fantastically versatile ingredient to cook with. It’s a great accompaniment, but it’s also an easy base for many meals, both sweet and savoury. Here’s a selection of cheap and easy rice recipes.

There are lots of different types of rice and it’s worth buying the correct variety for each recipe to make sure it turns out as it should. Work out whichever one you use most, then buy in bulk to save money!

Everyday Value Basmati Rice, 1kg, £1.29 Everyday Value Basmati Rice, 5kg, £4 Everyday Value Basmati Rice, 10kg, £7.79 Everyday Value Broken Basmati Rice, 5kg, £3 Everyday Value Broken Basmati Rice, 10kg, £5 Everyday Value Long Grain Rice, 1kg, £0.40

Tuna and brown rice salad

Everyday Value Basmati Rice, 1kg £1.29 Tesco Salad Onions Bunch, £0.67 Everyday Value Dark Red Kidney Beans 400g, £0.18 Everyday Value Peppers, 500g, £1.07 Everyday Value Tuna Chunks in Brine, 185g, £0.54 Everyday Value Crisp Mixed Salad, 290g, £0.99
Total: £4.74

Rice pudding

Buy it now: Everyday Value Rice Pudding, 400g, £0.12

Make your own:
Everyday Value Butter, 250g, £1.19 Tesco Pudding Rice, 500g, £0.97 Tate & Lyle Granulated Sugar from Tesco, 1kg, £0.98 Tesco Whole Milk, 1 pint, £0.49 Tesco Ground Nutmeg, 52g, £0.75 Everyday Value Strawberry Jam, 454g, £0.81
Total: £5.19

Mushroom risotto

Buy it now: Tesco Mushroom Risotto, 400g, £2.99

Make your own:
Tesco loose brown onion, 16p Tesco Arborio Risotto Rice, 500g, £1.12 Everyday Value Vegetable Stock Cubes, 100g, 10pk, £0.10 Everyday Value Closed Cup Mushrooms, 400g, £0.95 Everyday Value Butter, 250g, £1.19 Everyday Value Mild White Cheese Small, £1.77 Tesco Fresh Flat Leaf Parsley, 31g, £0.80
Total: £6.09

Stuffed peppers with herby rice

Tesco loose brown onion, 16p Tesco Arborio Risotto Rice, 500g, £1.12 Everyday Value Peppers, 500g, £1.07 x 2 = £2.14 Everyday Value Tomato Ketchup, 590g, £0.29 Tesco Fresh Flat Leaf Parsley, 31g, £0.80
Total: £4.51

Egg fried rice with sweetcorn

https://www.goodtoknow.co.uk/recipes/297085/Egg-fried-rice-with-sweetcorn Tesco Easy Cook Long Grain Rice, 2kg, £2.49 Tesco Salad Onions Bunch, £0.67 Everyday Value Peppers, 500g, £1.07 Tesco Garlic Each, £0.30 Everyday Value Sweetcorn, 325g, £0.34 Everyday Value Frozen Peas, 900g, £0.95 Everyday Value Eggs Minimum Weight Box of 6, £1.25 Tesco Ingredient Dark Soy Sauce, 150ml, £0.65
Total: £7.72

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