Budget-Friendly Recipes

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

Grilled Salmon and Avocado Salad

This is a great seafood dish that will pair well with a small side of quinoa, or simply add on other nonstarchy vegetable like steamed green beans or cauliflower!

Pesto Chicken Kabobs

A quick and easy recipe, these kabobs offer a great source of protein. Try pairing it with our Quinoa Pilaf, which is also found in our recipe archives!

Summer Chicken Spring Rolls

With little cooking needed, these rolls are a great addition to any summer menu.

Slow-Cooker Hawaiian Pork Tacos

Slow-cooker recipes like these spicy-sweet tacos are great time-savers for weeknight meals. If you don't use all of the pork at once, freeze some for another quick dinner!

Miso Glazed Cod

Broiling fish fillets and stir-frying vegetables makes this savory 20-minute meal come together in a flash. Serve with brown rice or another whole grain if desired.

Braised Fennel and White Beans

Pair these braised beans and fennel with a side of a chicken for a complete, comforting meal.

Slow-Cooker Beef Stew

Searing beef on the stovetop adds a few minutes to your slow cooker routine, but it’s well-worth the payoff in flavor. Serve this stew with a side of steamed green beans for a balanced weeknight meal that makes your kitchen smell inviting all day long.

Sloppy Janes

Sloppy Joes get a makeover with lean ground turkey instead of beef, plus plenty of zing from garlic, onions, peppers, tomatoes and hot sauce.

Croque Madame with Arugula Salad

A traditional Croque Madame—a ham and cheese sandwich with a fried egg—is high in calories, fat and sodium. This open-faced version with deli turkey and a creamy spinach sauce makes for a lighter take on the French classic.

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!

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