Budget-Friendly Recipes

On a budget? With these recipes, you can feed a family of four for ten dollars or less.

Jalape├▒o Chicken and Corn Chowder

This hearty main-dish chowder is full of chunky goodness, including sweet corn and juicy chicken. Jalapeño peppers give it a touch of spicy heat.

Tailgate Nachos

Shhh, don't tell—these yummy nachos are secretly health. They even offer a full serving of vegetables!

Grilled Chicken Sausage with Zucchini and Peppers

Need a quick weeknight dinner and don't feel like heating up the house? This 4-ingredient budget-friendly dish, cooked on the grill, is full of flavor and low in carbs. If desired, serve it with a side of wild rice or quinoa.

Roasted Veggie Strata

This egg-based entrée is great any time of the day and the leftovers can be an easy grab-and-go lunch for the next day.

Grilled Steak Salad

Serve this with with steamed broccoli and cauliflower for a real summer treat!

Crab Cake Burger

This is great with a green salad with cilantro lime vinaigrette.

Dressing for Grilled Steak Salad

A great addition to this month's Grilled Steak Salad instead of commercial bleu cheese dressing.

Mushroom Burger

If you'd like, you can add a slice of reduced-fat Swiss cheese to these burgers. Cheese will add extra calories and fat, but not too many carbs.

Oatmeal Congee

This version of what is a traditionally high-carb porridge is easy to make whole grain and healthy.

Whole Grain Chicken Pot Pie

Chicken pot pie is traditionally high in fat and carbohydrate. This lighter version is full of lean protein, veggies and whole grains.

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