Looking for budget-friendly pork mince recipes that the whole family would love? We’ve got you covered! With the cost of living constantly increasing, shoppers are looking for more economical ways to cook high protein recipes without breaking the bank. Pork mince is currently very budget-friendly (around £2.50 for 500g of lean 5% fat pork mince). It’s packed with protein and is massively underrated. Since it’s so versatile, there are tonnes of delicious recipes from all over the world to suit different tastes. We’ve rounded up some of the best pork mince recipe ideas that you can try. From stir-frys to slow cooker meals, you’ll definitely get plenty of tasty inspiration from this selection….
1. Vietnamese Caramelised Pork Bowls
via RecipeTin Eats
Starting off this list is something that we know you’ll love and enjoy. This quick and easy stir-fry will make your favourite list in no time. With just a handful of ingredients, this might be your family’s next go-to meal.
2. Swedish Meatballs with Dipping Sauce
via Kidspot Kitchen
When you use mince, meatballs would always be part of the list. This simple & easy Swedish meatball recipe is something the whole family would enjoy. Best paired with this delicious dipping sauce!
3. 30-Minute Pork & Courgette Ramen
via The Cook Report
As the cold weather starts creeping in, a hot bowl of ramen is not a bad idea. In 30 minutes, you get to enjoy this delicious ramen recipe in the comfort of your home.
4. Honey Ginger and Garlic Asian Pork Meatballs
Another great meatball recipe idea that you might enjoy with the whole family! This healthy meatball recipe is packed with flavour and you can easily pair it with any sides that you like.
5. Chinese Pork Mince Noodles
via Casually Peckish
A budget-friendly and easy-to-make Asian dish that you will surely love! In less than 30 minutes, you get to enjoy this Chinese Pork Mince Noodles recipe which makes it perfect as another go-to meal option.
6. Pork Mince and Aubergine Stir-Fry
via The Happy Foodie
This easy stir-fry recipe is full of flavour and makes a much better option than your usual Chinese takeaway.
7. Pork Dirty Rice Recipe
via Sugar Pink Food
You know that we love easy fakeaway recipes so this Pork Dirty Rice made it on this list. Perfect for those who want to watch their calorie intake while still enjoying delicious food!
8. Smoky Pork & Pineapple Tostadas
This Smoky Pork recipe is ready in 30 minutes which makes it a simple and perfect recipe for hangout with friends and family!
9. Easy Savoury Mince Recipe
Another ultimate comfort food that you would love. This savoury mince recipe is packed with flavour and so easy to make. Another thing is you can easily modify it by adding in more veggies!
10. Thai Pork Mince With Basil (Pad Kra Pao)
There are several things that make this Pad Kra Pao recipe so appealing: it’s extremely tasty, it takes less than 15 minutes to cook and it’s under 200 calories per serving.
11. Spiced Pork Burgers Recipe
via Love Food
Pork mince is a great alternative for homemade burgers! This delicious burger recipe is something that you should try next. It’s also paired with healthy peach and chilli salsa.
12. Easy Macanese Minchi (Mince Meat Potato Hash)
This next recipe is an easy take on one of Macau’s national dishes. This is a combination of beef and pork mince and best paired with rice and fried eggs.
13. Peanut Sauce Ground Pork Stir-Fry
via That Spicy Chick
A mouthwatering recipe that’s so easy to make but deliciously done. I’d say the peanut sauce on this recipe is the real winner. A combination of creamy, spicy, sweet and sour peanut sauce just sounds like a real winner.
14. Nigel Slater’s Best Stuffed Peppers Recipe
If you haven’t tried stuffed peppers, you’re missing out! This stuffed pepper recipe gives you a sweet and tender and flavourful meal that’s perfect for every occasion.
15. Celtic Pork Mince Tart
If you love tarts, this is a great idea for your next meal. This pork mince tart is perfect whether eaten warm or cold. Packed with flavour from different herbs and spices, you should definitely try this next.
16. Spanish Meatballs
via 10 Hidden High Protein Recipes
One of Scott’s personal favorite, this is a classic take on a meatball recipe with that Spanish kick of flavours – you just have to try this one out and I’m 100% sure you will love it too!
17. Lemongrass and Ginger Pork Patties
via Nourish Everyday
A simple recipe that’s packed with protein, these flavourful pork patties are a great addition to your meals. Just serve it with rice or salad, and you’re good to go!
18. Pork and Sweet Potato Chilli Con Carne
We love Tex-Mex recipes so this is a great option for a Chilli con Carne recipe! One thing’s for sure, you can never go wrong with a chilli con carne recipe.
19. Ragu Di Maiale e Manzo
via 10 High Protein Slow Cooker Recipes
Last but not the least, you can also use pork mince in slow cooker recipes and this is just a perfect example. Ragu, in Italian cuisine, is a meat-based sauce that’s usually served with pasta. But I think you can always serve it with other types of carbs if you prefer.