Budget-Friendly Recipes

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

Savory French Toast Casserole

French toast doesn’t need to be a sweet treat. Skip the maple syrup and give this savory bake with mushrooms, fresh thyme and crumbled goat cheese a try!

Chicken and Bean Cassoulet

Want winter comfort food? Try cassoulet! This recipe for slow-cooked French casserole replaces the traditional pork and duck ingredients with turkey kielbasa and chicken thighs.

Asian Tofu Stir-Fry

This tried-and-true stir-fry keeps things simple—and fast—with just six ingredients, but plenty of vegetables, lean protein and whole grains. Like many meals with tofu, it’s budget-friendly to boot!

Chicken, Mushroom and Barley Soup

With our tips for bulk cooking barley in advance, this soup can be a quick and easy weeknight meal. If you’re tight on time, pick up a pre-chopped blend of onion, carrots and celery.

Barley Hoppin' John with Turkey Kielbasa

It’s a good luck tradition to eat black-eyed peas on New Year’s Day. Why stop there? Enjoy this hearty take on Hoppin’ John any day of the year!

Honey Mustard Chicken Thighs with Wild Rice

Honey Dijon mustard makes these chicken thighs sweet and tangy. Add a side of nonstarchy vegetables and dinner is done!

Twice-Baked Spaghetti Squash

Trade the carbs of the pasta for vegetables with this easy and quick fall recipe. Spaghetti squash is easy and versatile.

One-Pot Roasted Chicken with Acorn Squash

The apples and cinnamon in this savory one-pot main dish will fill your home with a delicious Autumn aroma.

Slow Cooker Pork and Pumpkin Stew

Slow cookers allow for a no-fuss meal that everyone will enjoy. Serve steamed nonstarchy vegetables or a salad with this stew for a complete meal.

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.

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