Budget Cooking Recipes

Smoky Baked Chicken
Smoky Baked Chicken

Smoky Baked Chicken

43
This copycat recipe for Alice Springs baked chicken with smoky flavors is a cheesy, juicy weeknight dish that's quick and easy to make.
One-Pot Ground Beef Stroganoff
One-Pot Ground Beef Stroganoff

One-Pot Ground Beef Stroganoff

26
Ready in 20 minutes, this ground beef stroganoff is one pot full of creamy, tender beef and egg noodles dressed up in an easy spice mixture.
Four-Ingredient Red Curry Chicken
Four-Ingredient Red Curry Chicken

Four-Ingredient Red Curry Chicken

18
This Thai red curry chicken with just 4 ingredients is quick, easy, and budget-friendly, sweetened with coconut cream for huge flavor!
Cast Iron Honey-Sriracha Glazed Chicken with Roasted Root Vegetables
Cast Iron Honey-Sriracha Glazed Chicken with Roasted Root Vegetables

Cast Iron Honey-Sriracha Glazed Chicken with Roasted Root Vegetables

37
Use your cast iron pan to cook up chicken with a sweet-spicy sriracha glaze with butter and lime, accompanied by roasted root vegetables.
Slow Cooker Spanish Rice
Slow Cooker Spanish Rice

Slow Cooker Spanish Rice

2
This one-dish meal of spicy beef and rice is quick to put together. Just brown ground beef before adding it to the slow cooker.
Chef John's Spaghetti al Tonno
Chef John's Spaghetti al Tonno

Chef John's Spaghetti al Tonno

44
This recipe for spaghetti with tuna is quick, easy, and has all the rich flavor of a classic meat sauce. It's ready in less than an hour!
Egg and Potato Curry
Egg and Potato Curry

Egg and Potato Curry

4
This flavor-packed recipe for hard-cooked eggs and potatoes in a spicy gravy makes a great vegetarian meal for two. Serve hot, with thickly sliced bread on the side.
Slow Cooker Lentil and Ham Soup
Slow Cooker Lentil and Ham Soup

Slow Cooker Lentil and Ham Soup

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Come home at the end of the day to a richly spiced broth filled with lentils, ham and veggies. Pair it up with cornmeal muffins and you have a great meal!
Rich Pasta for the Poor Kitchen
Rich Pasta for the Poor Kitchen

Rich Pasta for the Poor Kitchen

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A quick, simple pasta tossed with butter, parsley, and Parmesan cheese means you probably won't even have to go to the store! Try adding summer vine-ripened tomatoes for extra fresh flavor and flair.
Good Old Fashioned Pancakes
Good Old Fashioned Pancakes

Good Old Fashioned Pancakes

11.5k
Make delicious, fluffy pancakes from scratch. This recipe uses 7 ingredients you probably already have.
Banana Banana Bread
Banana Banana Bread

Banana Banana Bread

10.8k
This banana bread recipe is moist and delicious, with loads of banana flavor. It's wonderful toasted!
Broiled Tilapia Parmesan
Broiled Tilapia Parmesan

Broiled Tilapia Parmesan

7.1k
Flavorful recipe for this farm raised fish that is easy and done in minutes! The fish is broiled with a creamy cheese coating for an impressive flavor and texture.
Baked Ziti I
Baked Ziti I

Baked Ziti I

5.8k
Spaghetti sauce and three kinds of Italian cheeses make a surprisingly quick and budget-friendly baked ziti that's perfect for a weeknight meal.
Baked Teriyaki Chicken
Baked Teriyaki Chicken

Baked Teriyaki Chicken

5.2k
A spicy, homemade teriyaki of soy sauce, cider vinegar, ginger and garlic enlivens chicken thighs or pieces. Easy to double for a large group.
Slow Cooker Chicken Taco Soup
Slow Cooker Chicken Taco Soup

Slow Cooker Chicken Taco Soup

5.2k
A hearty combination of beans, corn, tomatoes, and taco seasonings, slow cooked with shredded chicken. Top each bowl with Cheddar cheese, sour cream, and crushed tortilla chips. Made mostly of canned ingredients, this tasty soup lets the slow cooker do the work so you don't have to!
Sloppy Joes II
Sloppy Joes II

Sloppy Joes II

5.1k
Ground beef, onion, green pepper, and ketchup are seasoned with garlic powder and sweetened with brown sugar to make this hearty meat filling. Serve on hamburger buns.
Slow-Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup
Slow-Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

Slow-Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

3.8k
A quick, no-fuss version of chicken tortilla soup! All you do is put everything into the slow cooker, and turn it on. Then garnish with baked corn tortilla strips!
Salsa Chicken
Salsa Chicken

Salsa Chicken

3.2k
Chicken seasoned with taco seasoning and topped with salsa, then baked.
Braised Balsamic Chicken
Braised Balsamic Chicken

Braised Balsamic Chicken

3k
Rich, slightly sweet balsamic vinegar intensifies the flavors of tomato and herbs in this chicken saute.
Chicken Enchiladas II
Chicken Enchiladas II

Chicken Enchiladas II

3.2k
No tomatoes in this recipe for chicken enchiladas, just a satisfying cheese and chicken filling with a creamy sauce over all. Kids love these and it's a great way to use leftover chicken.
Rosemary Ranch Chicken Kabobs
Rosemary Ranch Chicken Kabobs

Rosemary Ranch Chicken Kabobs

3.1k
This rosemary ranch chicken recipe is so delicious, tender, and juicy the chicken will melt in your mouth.
Roast Sticky Chicken-Rotisserie Style
Roast Sticky Chicken-Rotisserie Style

Roast Sticky Chicken-Rotisserie Style

3.4k
Ever wish you could get that restaurant-style rotisserie chicken at home? Well, with minimal preparation and about 5 hours' cooking time, you can!
Salisbury Steak
Salisbury Steak

Salisbury Steak

3.3k
Seasoned ground beef patties are browned and simmered in a savory onion soup sauce to make this easy and comforting salisbury steak dinner.
Sweet, Sticky and Spicy Chicken
Sweet, Sticky and Spicy Chicken

Sweet, Sticky and Spicy Chicken

3.2k
This delicious dish uses skinless boneless chicken breasts cooked in a gingery, spicy, soy sauce. It's great as an appetizer or as a main dish served with rice and a veggie.
Waffles I
Waffles I

Waffles I

3.3k
Made-from-scratch waffles are ready in less than 30 minutes with this basic waffle recipe.
Fluffy French Toast
Fluffy French Toast

Fluffy French Toast

2.8k
This French toast recipe is different because it uses flour. I have given it to some friends and they've all liked it better than the French toast they usually make!
J.P.'s Big Daddy Biscuits
J.P.'s Big Daddy Biscuits

J.P.'s Big Daddy Biscuits

3.4k
Homemade fluffy biscuits are easy to make with this simple recipe using plenty of baking powder to help create giant biscuits. Serve with gravy or butter and jam.
Easy Slow Cooker French Dip
Easy Slow Cooker French Dip

Easy Slow Cooker French Dip

2.8k
For an easy French dip sandwich, this slow cooker French dip recipe uses rump roast slowly simmered in beef broth, onion soup, and beer.
Burrito Pie
Burrito Pie

Burrito Pie

2.8k
Ground beef, refried beans and tomatoes are combined with chiles and taco sauce, then layered in a casserole with tortillas and cheese, and baked.
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