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Delicious Dinners You Can Make on a Budget

If you're looking for ways to save money, cooking at home can help. These delicious dinners are budget-friendly.

Julie Ruggirello

Beef and Mushroom Stew

This one-pot beef and mushroom stew cooks quickly, making it an easy weeknight meal. Served on top of a pile of egg noodles, this hearty meal is affordable and delicious, and will quickly become a family favorite. Click here for the recipe.
 

Whitney Wasson

Bourbon Pork with Creamy Mustard Sauce

A pork roast will cost you significantly less than beef. This version has lots of sweet and tangy flavors thanks to the brown sugar marinade and mustard sauce. If you don’t have bourbon on hand, try using rum or apple juice instead. Click here for the recipe.

National Pork Board

Dry-Rubbed Porterhouse Pork Chops

These juicy and flavorful pork chops are perfect served alongside budget-friendly staples like brown rice and roasted carrots. Click here for the recipe.

American Honey Board

Honey Five Spice Chicken Thighs

If you want to save money on chicken, try cooking with the thighs. The juicy dark meat is perfect for a number of dishes and will save you money. Here, they’re spiced with Chinese five spice powder. Honey adds a subtle sweetness. Click here for the recipe.

 

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Lentils with Brown Rice and Feta

Eating a few meatless meals each week can help cut food costs even more, and fiber-rich grains and legumes (like brown rice and lentils) may keep you feeling fuller longer. This delicious and hearty salad makes the perfect vegetarian dinner. Click here for the recipe.

Hunt's

Slow-Cooker Mushroom Spinach Lasagna

Another meatless main dish, this easy-to-make dinner is affordable thanks to the budget-friendly pasta. Serve it with a simple salad for an inexpensive meal that takes minimal effort. Click here for the recipe.

 

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Vegetarian Chili

Grab the cornmeal and whip up a quick cornbread, because this vegetarian bean chili is the perfect money-saving dinner recipe when the weather is cold. Click here for the recipe.

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