- Alyse Whitney
- Garlicky Cherry Tomato Pasta. Cherry tomato pasta is the cheap dinner that enables irrational spending and budgetary disregard. View Story.
- Chorizo Tostadas. Because quesadillas are SO sophomore year. This chorizo and refried bean tostada recipe is what you need when your wallet is broken. View Story.
- Crispy Chicken Thighs. You'll also need something to put them on. Rice works. Beans work too. But we like polenta for any and all saucy meats. View Story.
- Pesto-y Roasted Vegetables. The dinner you need when your wallet is empty and your crisper is half-full. View Story.
- Recipe: Chicken Noodle Soup with Dill.
- Recipe: Caesar Salad.
- Recipe: Lasagna Toss Bolognese.
- Recipe: Beef and Bean Chile Verde.
Batch cooking recipes. Big-batch bolognese. 52 ratings. Slow cooker ratatouille. Crusty cheddar pies. Balsamic steaks with peppercorn wedges. Soup maker broccoli and stilton soup.
- Spinach White Bean Soup. Even better: Make a double batch and freeze it.
- Ravioli Lasagna Casserole. Skipping the traditional noodles is a genius shortcut.
- Roasted Cauliflower Macaroni and Cheese. Pair it with a simple salad and rotisserie chicken.
- Creamy Chicken and Broccoli Casserole. The whole family will approve.
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- Sticky rice, vegetables, and soy sauce. This meal, shared by Leslie, is pretty simple and similar to something I used to cook up during my college years with an unhealthy amount of soy sauce.
- Black beans and rice. Black beans and rice, suggested by Angela and others, is one of those easy, cheap meals almost everyone loves, and a staple dish of many cultures.
- Egg and black bean burritos. If you’re looking for a cheap, nutritious breakfast you can eat on the go, look no further than this recipe for egg and black bean burritos.
- Grilled cheese and tomato soup. Grilled cheese and tomato soup, shared by Colleen, is one of the most nutritious cheap-and-easy meals out there. We often make it around here for lunches, and our oldest son particularly likes this meal — sometimes requesting it out of the blue.
- Egg Bake. I got this recipe over twenty years ago from a friend at work, and my entire family still loves when I serve it. Ingredients. 8 slices of bread, cubed.
- Fruit Salad. Fruit salad is another one of those food items that can be expensive or it can be cheap. To make it inexpensively, you simply need to choose the right ingredients by shopping on sale.
- Banana Bread. Baking homemade is key to keeping costs down. I’ll share my great grandmother’s banana bread recipe here since it’s a long-held family favorite.
- French Toast. French Toast is another great, cheap brunch idea. Just mix eggs and milk in a large bowl as if you were making scrambled eggs. Add some ground cinnamon for extra flavor.