30-Minute Cheap Family Meals
Mexican Tortilla Skillet
This Mexican-flavored dish, with its tortillas and spicy meat, is similar to enchiladas but much quicker to make.
Beef with Sweet Potatoes and Spinach
This 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 Sauté
With the sausages and skillet-cooked cabbage, this hearty dish has a bit of a German accent.
Curried Rice with Shrimp
You 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 Stroganoff
Using both sour cream and cream cheese makes this hearty stroganoff extra creamy.
Confetti Pepperoni Soup
The 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.
Canned salmon is the key ingredient in this budget-friendly fish chowder.
Thai Shrimp Noodle Soup
The flavors may seem exotic, but all of the ingredients are easily found in your local grocery store.