Diet Nutrition

The best healthy winter recipes using cheap vegetables

Don’t let the spike in vegetable prices impact your health - we’ve rounded up a delicious and cheap dinner recipe for every night of the week.

While vegetable prices have risen over 30 per cent in the last year according to Statistics New Zealand, there are still plenty of affordable ways to get your daily greens.

Although the price of vegetables like broccoli, lettuce, tomatoes, kumara and avocados have increased and might not be in your budget – try more affordable winter options like cabbage, carrots, pumpkins, leeks and potatoes, as well as versatile and cheap frozen veg.

Thanks to Foodtolove.co.nz, we've rounded up our favourite healthy winter recipes that are packed with good-for-you greens that won't break the bank.

Three cabbage slaw

Carrots with spiced butter

Pumpkin fritters

Potato and leek soup

Bacon, leek and potato frittata

Teriyaki beef stir-fry

Chicken noodle stir-fry