Best Budget Recipes | Budget Recipe Ideas

Food fashions fade in and out like pouffy skirts. It’s kind of tricky to know when to bite. The latest seems to be a hot and sweet tongue teasing, and we’re here to reassure you that this trend is for...
Pesto is so versatile, you'll never run out of ways to enjoy it. Toss spoonfuls of this no-cook sauce with hot pasta or steamed vegetables, use it as a spread on sandwiches and wraps, or serve as a dip with...
You know what's fun? Food named for what it sounds like. Know what's even better? Easy, nutritious meals that are perfect for lunch or dinner, and keep well. Glorp was created when I was a broke student and worried about...
Steak Pizzaiola Recipe
This hearty, comforting dish may taste like it costs a fortune, but it will only set you back a few dollars. Typically, when it comes to budget meals for two, it's easy to assume that cooking steak will be way...
We roast Anjou, Comice, or Bartlett pears for this simple dessert in any number of Italian passiti , or sweet dessert wines — vin santo from Tuscany, recioto di soave from the Veneto, or any of the nonsparkling moscati. The...
Easy Poached Fish with Tomatoes and Couscous Recipe
An easy, healthy, and filling recipe that doesn't break the bank — and tastes delicious. When coming up with a recipe that would serve (and satisfy) two people for less than $10, I was a little worried because I wanted...
Yorkshire pudding was an excellent and affordable way to fill up on a meager budget. Often, Yorkshire pudding was served before a less-than-filling meal as a way to stave off hunger. While not enjoyed by the upper crust, Yorkshire pudding...
Perfect Peanut Whole-Wheat Pasta with Chicken and Vegetables
Looking for an easy, balanced meal that's easy on the budget? Try this pasta recipe that's a complete meal in a bowl, with whole-grain carbohydrates from the pasta, protein from lean chicken breast, and plenty of fiber, vitamins, and minerals...
At your game party, instead of chili, serve this hearty soup and learn the budget power of using a little bit of flavorful sausage to create a lot of satisfying food. Let guests garnish their own bowls with sliced red...
Goat Cheese and Olive Stuffed Chicken Breast
This is a long-standing recipe in my household because it fulfills the full recipe trifecta: it's incredibly easy to make, the ingredients are not expensive, and it looks impressive despite the first two factors. This was actually the first recipe...