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20 budget-friendly recipes that are perfect for flat dinners

Coming up with simple meals that are tasty, nutritious and easy on the pocket is no small task when you're cooking for flatmates. We've rounded up our best budget-friendly meals to help you feed the bunch - without compromising on taste.

Food To Love|Mar 15, 2020

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