From Weetabix & beans to cheese & jam on toast – enjoy some unlikely treats at tasty prices

DO you have a craving for weird food pairings?

Last week, Weetabix shook Twitter by suggesting fans eat Heinz baked beans on top of the much-loved breakfast biscuit.

So I asked Sun Savers on Facebook what their strangest food combos were.

Here’s how to savvily give them a try, starting with the one from Weetabix . . . 

WEETABIX AND BEANS: If you’re brave enough, pick up a 72-pack of Weetabix at Tesco for £5.25 — cheaper than the £6 at Iceland — and four tins of Heinz beans for £2.50 (£3.40, if bought individually).

SAVING: 75p on Weetabix and 90p on beans at Tesco

JAM AND CHEESE ON TOAST: Sun Saver Karen Dow loves strawberry jam with cheese — and many Savers agreed. If you fancy giving it a try, stock up on British extra mature cheddar, £1.79 at Aldi — cheaper than Morrisons where it’s £2.50 for the same size block.


M&Ms WITH SALT & VINEGAR SQUARES: I’m a fan of sweet and salty popcorn, so I’m quite intrigued by this combo chosen by Sun Saver James Gilks. You can grab a large 133g bag of chocolate M&Ms at Asda for £1 — cheaper than nabbing a 125g bag at Sainsbury’s for £1.50.

SAVING: 50p plus a bigger bag

PASTA AND GRAVY: Now, this combo could be controversial. Saver James Gilks also rated pasta and gravy as a mega match. It is certainly a savvy pairing as it would be a very cheap lunch or dinner, all whipped together from your kitchen cupboard basics (saving on forking out for more ingredients).

BACON AND BEETROOT BUTTIES: Most meat-eaters love bacon — and I’m a huge fan of beetroot, too. Sun Saver Christine Booth suggests boshing the two foods together in a sandwich — and many other Savers add that they’re fans of beetroot sarnies. You can currently grab a 300g pack of Sainsbury’s beetroot in vinegar for 80p, down from £1.


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SAVING: Over 50 per cent


NANDO’S Perinaise hot sauce is on offer for £1.50, down from £2, at Morrisons until Tuesday.

SAVE: 50p


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SPICE up your lunch with McCoys Fire Pit flame-roasted peri peri crisps. They cost £1, reduced from £1.70 for a five-pack at Tesco when using your clubcard.

SAVE: 70p


AMAZON is donating 10,000 Fire tablets to schools so disadvantaged children can learn from home.

It is working with education charity Teach First to hand out the devices. Schools decide which pupils get them.


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