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When time and money aren’t on your side, pull out your slow cooker and head to the store, because these 11 recipes can feed a family of four for about five dollars. Start your slow cooker the night prior or before you head to work in the morning, and come home to a hearty home-cooked meal. These easy slow-cooker recipes make for simple breakfast, lunch, or dinner that won’t break your budget.meal planning can go a long way in reducing your weekly cost of food.
According to the USDA, the average American family of four spends between $130 and $300 on food per week. This price can skyrocket when you factor in the average person’s dining-out costs per week. Food can quickly become a real budget-buster, which is why The Daily Meal has rounded up these 11 cost-effective recipes to help you get through the week with as little effort as possible.
Cheesy Potato Slow-Cooker Soup
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Classic Slow-Cooker Beef Stew
Angela Carlos is the Cook Editor at The Daily Meal. Find her on Twitter and tweet @angelaccarlos.