Budget-Friendly Recipes

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

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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Tailgate Nachos

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

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!

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