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Find meal ideas to fit any budget with these cheap recipes. Made with low-cost ingredients like chicken, ground beef, rice and more, these budget recipes will go easy on your wallet.
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Bratwurst Burgers with Braised Onions
This burger is a fun mashup of a bratwurst with onion and peppers, chicken-fried steak and a beef burger. The best of three dishes, bratwurst burgers are guaranteed to be family-pleasing. —Priscilla Yee, Concord, California
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Chicken Satay Noodles
This recipe is so quick and easy. It was given to me by a friend...
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Cheeseburger Crescent Ring
This is an easy entree that can be put together quickly after a long day...
44 Cheap, Healthy Meals You’ll Want to Make All the Time
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Beef Taco Chili
This one of my husband's absolute favorite dishes. It was also voted Best Chili in...
Peppered Meat Loaf
I came up with this easy dinner one day while experimenting in the kitchen. Everyone...
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Pressure Cooker Spicy Beef Vegetable Stew
This zesty ground beef and vegetable soup is flavorful and comes together so quickly. It...
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Chicken Cordon Bleu Puffs
I bought a new jumbo muffin tin and wanted to use it. I love the...
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75 Budget-Friendly Dinners That Are Big on Taste
Need dinner on a budget? These cheap meals made with pasta, ground beef, stir-fry veggies...
34 Recipes That Got Us Through the Great Depression
Times were tough in the 1930s and people had to be creative with the few...
Bacon and Date Goat Cheese Burgers
This burger is a rich and decadent combination of sweet and savory in every bite....
Bacon Cheeseburgers with Fry Sauce
In Utah, fry sauce is the beloved state condiment. We use it not just as...