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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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Pizza in a Bowl
On busy days, it's a comfort to know that my family can sit down to...
When I was a school cook, the students loved my chili because they thought it...
Saucy Pizza Burgers
"This burger is simple and tastes like a little bit of Italy," reveals field editor...
This is a wonderful weeknight meal because it is put together so fast. It has...
Iowa Ham Balls
This is a special recipe my whole family likes. Every time they visit and I...
When you come into the house and pick up the aroma of this chili, it...
Easy Spaghetti and Meatballs
WHEN I was a teenager, I cooked dinner every night for our family of four......
Beef and Bacon Chowder
My mother discovered this recipe while I was still a child, and we loved it!...
Calico Main Dish Soup
Serve this hearty soup with a pan of corn bread on a cold winter's night&...
Curly Noodle Dinner
The calendar on my kitchen wall is often busy with church work, 4-H leader meetings...
Hearty Hamburger Soup
Two generations of my family—so far!—have made this soup a cold-weather...
These taste especially good as a snack after an afternoon of cross-country skiing or snowmobiling....
Spaghetti Con Carne
This is a hearty recipe that belonged to my grandparents, who homesteaded in Wyoming.—...
Truly Texan Chili
I am a native Texan, and this is the best chili recipe I've ever tasted&...
Speedy Hamburger Soup
We work up big appetites on our farm, where we raise beef cattle, so I...
Beef Stroganoff Sandwich
This filling sandwich was a winner in our local beef cook-off several years ago. It's...
Hash Brown Beef Pie
Convenient frozen hash browns and shredded cheddar cheese top this hearty mixture of vegetables and...
Pineapple Appetizer Meatballs
Karen Mellinger Baker of Dover, Ohio blends a can of crushed pineapple into her meatballs...
Simple Meatball Stew
The combination of tender meatballs plus potatoes, carrots and pearl onions in a golden gravy...
Broccoli Beef Braids
Each slice of this fast-to-fix, golden bread is like a hot sandwich packed with beef,...
It's not uncommon for folks to go back for second helpings of this hearty main...
I've served this satisfying lasagna for years - when our children were small, they preferred...
Barley Burger Stew
"I found this hearty stew recipe in an old cookbook purchased at a flea market,"...
Sweetheart Meat Loaf
I serve this heart-shaped meat loaf at least twice a month or whenever someone needs...
Fiesta Biscuit Squares
Life is lively around our house, and time in the kitchen is limited. These biscuit...
These meaty sandwiches combine two summertime favorites---hamburgers and hot dogs. Our boys would always ask...
Winter Day Dinner
In the middle of winter, I often rely on this recipe to warm us up!...
Cheesy Lasagna Pizza
My children never seem to tire of pizza, but I get bored making it the...
Meaty Spaghetti Sauce
"My family always enjoyed my homemade spaghetti sauce, but it's so time-consuming to make on...
"This hearty meal is my mother's creation and ranks among my kids' favorites," relates Linda...
Crowd-Size Spaghetti Sauce
Crowd-Size Spaghetti Sauce, a classic meaty main dish, come from Donna Bennet of Bramalea, Ontario....
"Kids of all ages will love these pizza-flavored sandwiches," promises Omaha, Nebraska's Jennifer Short. And...