Trim some fat from your dinner budget with these savory low-cost dinners from All You.
February 19, 2010
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Refried Bean Tostadas
Refried Bean Tostadas Recipe Save some cash, time, and calories by turning your kitchen into a Mexican restaurant! In this super fast recipe, tortillas are filled with refried beans and salsa, topped with cheddar cheese, and baked until the cheese melts. Sprinkle some fresh cilantro on top and serve with sour cream and fresh lettuce. Cost per serving? 75 cents.
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Chicken and Onion Kebabs
Chicken and Onion Kebabs Recipe In this family-friendly dish, chicken is marinated in Worcestershire sauce, lemon juice, and olive oil, then skewered alongside onions and grilled to perfection. Serve with a homemade sweet-and-tangy barbecue sauce. This dish is only 66 cents per serving and is a crowd-pleaser for sure!
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Ham and Cheddar Supper Waffles
Ham and Cheddar Supper Waffles Recipe If breakfast is for dinner, this recipe will have your family asking for seconds. Homemade waffle batter is dressed up with the salty bite of thinly sliced ham and the sharp creaminess of cheddar cheese. Let your family decide how to eat them: with syrup, sour cream, or plain! At 92 cents per serving, these waffles are a great budget-friendly meal.
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Creamy Tomato Soup
Creamy Tomato Soup Recipe Create your own heart-warming version of tomato soup that costs less than the can you'd buy at the store. In this recipe, crushed tomatoes are mixed with sautéed onion and garlic, pureed, then turned into a velvety concoction by stirring in heavy cream. Cost per serving? 47 cents.
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Sautéed Chickpeas with Broccoli and Parmesan
Sautéed Chickpeas with Broccoli and Parmesan Recipe Chickpeas are a great substitute for more-expensive meat because they are loaded with protein and fill you up fast. In this dish, combine chickpeas with fresh broccoli, add sautéed onion and garlic, canned broth, crushed red pepper, and finish it all off with the tangy bite of shaved Parmesan cheese. Cost per serving? 80 cents.