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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.
Budget Bread Recipes
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Budget Ground Beef Recipes
Budget Salad Recipes
Budget Side Dish Recipes
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...
Creamy Beef Lasagna
The creamy Stroganoff-like filling in this distinctive lasagna makes it a stick-to-your-ribs entree. My family...
Easy Cranberry Meatballs
This is a versatile recipe to be used either as a main dish or as...
This is my version of an old Greek recipe. The addition of dried mint flakes...
This recipe appeared in our local newspaper years ago. I adapted the recipe to suit...
We made these sandwiches in my high school home economics class back in the 1960s....
South of the Border Soup
Cooking and creating new recipes is a favorite pastime of mine. As a matter of...
Mushroom Burger Pockets
These hearty hand-held pockets are favored by my husband and sons during combining season. I...
Spicy Enchilada Casserole
This zippy Mexican casserole is a real winner at our house. It's so flavorful and...
Tomato Ground Beef Mix
"After more than 50 years of cooking, I'm happy to find recipes like this one that...
South Dakota Meat Loaf
I've made other meat loaves, but I always come back to this one, which is...
Trudie Reed of Orange, California relies on this made-in-minutes main dish quite often. "You don't...
Biscuit-Topped Italian Casserole
A saucy beef and vegetable mixture is topped with herb biscuits to create a mouthwatering...
Beef ‘n’ Tomato Mac
For a quick dinner, this one is tops. It has only a handful of ingredients....
Beef Chili Pie
I love to experiment with recipes to see what I can come up with, and...
Bean ‘N’ Beef Crescent Pie
"My husband loves this meal," writes Marla Miller from Englewood, Tennessee. Convenient crescent roll dough...
Sloppy Joe Biscuit Bake
Families are sure to gobble up this casserole from Kelli Nothem of Colorado Springs, Colorado....
My husband and I are hosts at a mission house. We cook for 30 to 60 people...
Cornbread Hamburger Pie
This one-dish skillet supper is a big hit with children. We've added green beans and...
Microwave Beef Casserole
"This microwave dish is great when time is short," writes Joan Hallford of North Richland...