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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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Poor Man’s Dinner
Don't let the name fool you—this dish guarantees "million-dollar taste" with just a...
Spanish Rice with Ground Beef
I don't know the origin of this recipe, but it's one that has been in...
Wagon Wheel Turnovers
When my children were still at home, I made this often because they loved it....
Hawaiian Honey Burgers
Meet the Cook: These burgers were a favorite when I was growing up. I now...
In Ozona, Texas, Kaleta Shepperson loads her potatoes with a taco topping that's quick, easy...
Spinach Meat Roll
We love the spinach, ham and cheese swirled in every slice. Sometimes I serve it...
No-Fuss Meat Loaf
"Instant stuffing mix makes this nicely seasoned meat loaf simple enough for beginners to make,"...
Canned soups make the sauce in this spicy entree easy to prepare. "It's a good...
Surprise Meatball Skewers
Meet the Cook: I still remember the first time I served these colorful kabobs -...
"Send your enchiladas!" urged my family when I was considering recipes to submit for this...
Taco Appetizer Platter
"A crowd usually gathers when I set out my barbecue-flavored taco dip," reports field editor...
Meatballs with Pepper Sauce
I've found these colorful meatballs keep well in a slow cooker for a no-fuss meal....
Hearty Wild Rice
My father-in-law used to make this casserole in the oven. I switched to the slow...
Wild Rice Burgers
I love to add this or that to recipes to create my own taste twists....
Mixed Bean Soup
Guests and family alike praise this soup and always ask for seconds. The nicest thing...
I work full-time outside the home, so I'm always trying fast-to-fix dishes. This colorful skillet...
Seasoned Taco Meat
I got this recipe from the restaurant where I work. It's famous in our town...
Pepperoni Pizza Chili
We love this on a chilly day. A big bowl warms you right up, and...
Meaty Zucchini Stew
If you're going to a potluck with Phyllis Bertin of Thunder Bay, Ontario, make sure...
Hamburger Macaroni Skillet
"This flavorful meal is great for busy nights because it's a snap to prepare," writes...
Looking for a fast family meal or single serving supper? Try these beyond-compare burritos from...
Beef and Corn Casserole
This recipe was passed down from my mother. It's now a stand-by for me as...
My mother always made this delicious dish when we had lots of company or we...
Ground Beef Baked Beans
"I serve this hearty ground beef and bean bake with a tossed salad and some...
Hearty Spaghetti Sauce
I received this recipe from my sister-in-law and use it all the time. The addition...
These tasty burger have lots of flavor! My dear Uncle Mickey shared the recipe with...
Sybil Leson of Houston, Texas writes, "These sweet and tangy meatballs have caused many guests...
Layer Cake Meat Loaf
If the kids are always asking to eat dessert first, here's your chance. The moist "...
Hearty Bean Bake
Because it makes such a big batch, this popular four-bean bake is perfect for potlucks......
Down-Home Meat Loaf
Many people cringe when they hear the term "meat loaf", but it's one of my...