These budget meals rely on tried-and-true ways to slash your food costs. From using cheaper cuts of meat to going meatless to using produce that's in season, these budget recipes will feed your family for less without sacrificing one bit of flavor.
This baked ziti recipe is easy, inexpensive and can even be made in advance. What's more, you can vary this recipe a hundred different ways, adding mushrooms, bell peppers, ground beef, etc.
A combination of ground beef and ground pork gives this meatloaf recipe great flavor. Crushed Goldfish crackers provide a unique and cheesy binder that makes this meatloaf a winner with kids.
Using hot dogs in place of beef cubes or chicken not only cuts the cost of this chili, it makes it taste just like a chili dog in a bowl. Kids love this hot dog chili.
Rotisserie chicken breast and jarred salsa save time and money in this tasty chicken enchiladas recipe. Look for a good-quality salsa verde for the best flavor.
This chicken pasta bake is so tasty, it's worthy of serving to company. And believe it or not, this dish serves 8-10 people using just 1 pound of boneless chicken breasts. Cheap and yummy!
This beef and broccoli has all the flavor of the traditional Chinese food carryout recipe, but instead of using steak, this recipe uses deli roast beef, a time-saver and a cost-cutter.
This baked macaroni and cheese recipe gets a kick of extra flavor from Italian sausage. Although the recipe calls for three kinds of cheese, feel free to use a shredded cheese blend or all cheddar cheese, if it's cheaper.