30-Minute Cheap Family Meals
Satisfy your family and your budget with easy-to-prepare one dish meals from the book Family Feasts for $75 a Week, by Mary Ostyn.
Mexican Tortilla SkilletThis Mexican-flavored dish, with its tortillas and spicy meat, is similar to enchiladas but much quicker to make.
Beef with Sweet Potatoes and SpinachThis is a great one-dish meal for autumn and winter since it features in-season veggies like sweet potatoes and spinach.
Sausage with Cabbage and Corn SautéWith the sausages and skillet-cooked cabbage, this hearty dish has a bit of a German accent.
Curried Rice with ShrimpYou can save money by purchasing unpeeled shrimp rather than having them peeled and deveined at the fish market. It takes a little longer, but you can still make this dish in under 30 minutes.
Quick Beef StroganoffUsing both sour cream and cream cheese makes this hearty stroganoff extra creamy.
Confetti Pepperoni SoupThe deep, rich flavor and color of this hearty soup comes from the beets, carrots, tomatoes, and pepperoni. It may sound like an odd combination, but the flavor is fantastic.
Salmon ChowderCanned salmon is the key ingredient in this budget-friendly fish chowder.
Thai Shrimp Noodle SoupThe flavors may seem exotic, but all of the ingredients are easily found in your local grocery store.
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