5 easy family dinners for €25_3

Feeding the family during the week needn't be stressful – our simple dinner ideas are perfect for when you're in a rush and sticking to a budget.

From sausage and mash to a healthier twist on fish and chips, enjoy five delicious midweek meals, all for less than €25*. We've done the hard work for you and prepared a shopping list, shown at the bottom of the page – you can either shop online, choose to Click+Collect or screenshot the list before you head in-store.

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Sausage and mash

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Sausage and mash



Chorizo and grated courgette spaghetti

Whip up this quick chorizo and courgette spaghetti recipe and have dinner on the table in under half an hour. Toss spaghetti with crispy chunks of chorizo, a rich garlic butter sauce and fresh grated courgette for a new go-to pasta dish.  Click here to view the recipe. 


Chorizo and grated courgette spaghetti



 Fish with parsnip chips and cheat’s mushy peas

Try a healthy twist on classic fish and chips with this winning family dinner idea, ready in just over half an hour. The whole family are sure to love the parsnip chips and simple mushy peas. Click here to view the recipe. 


 Fish with parsnip chips and cheats mushy peas


Salmon egg-fried rice

This super quick, easy salmon recipe is a delicious twist on a classic Chinese-style egg fried rice. By adding honey and soy the salmon caramelises beautifully in the oven and a delicious sweet kick is added. If you fancy a little more heat, leave in the chilli seeds. Click here to view the recipe.




Garlic mushroom and chicken spaghetti

Have dinner ready in 25 minutes with this quick chicken spaghetti recipe. With crispy chicken and mushrooms cooked in fragrant garlic butter, this is a super easy midweek meal.   Click here to view the recipe. 


 Garlic mushroom and chicken spaghetti



Shopping list

Head to Tesco.ie for a shopping list where you can buy everything you need for this week here. 


  • Tesco Finest Irish Traditional Pork Sausage 272g
  • Tesco Irish Diced Chicken Breast Fillets 350g
  • Tesco Finest Spanish Spicy Chorizo Ring 225g
  • Tesco Skin On Boneless Salmon Fillets 220G


  • Tesco Baby Irish Rooster Potatoes 1kg
  • Tesco Closed Cup Mushroom 300g
  • Tesco red onion
  • Courgette
  • Tesco Salad Onions Bunch
  • Tesco Parsnips 500G
  • Tesco Fresh Herbs Rosemary 21g
  • Lemon


  • Tesco Garden Peas 1kg
  • Tesco 4 Breaded Cod Fillets 500g


  • 2 x Tesco Mixed Irish Egg 6 Pack


  • Tesco Spaghetti Pasta 1kg
  • Easy cook long grain rice 1kg
  • Tesco Beef Gravy Granules 200G
  • Tesco Squeezy Clear Honey 340G
  • Tesco Dark Soy Sauce 150Ml


From the store cupboard: olive oil, butter, milk, vegetable oil, plain flour and a stock cube.

*Based on a family of four. Total cost of €24.99 is based on online prices at the time of publishing and is subject to change. Dependent on product availability, total basket price online may change due to substitutions.