100 Cheap and Easy Recipes Under $1 Per Serving!

November 2013


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Cooking on a budget has never been easier! We've pulled together 100 favorite recipes, all under $1 per serving.

From family dinners to decadent desserts, you'll find plenty of ideas for meal planning each week.

Quick Dips:

Blue-Cheese-Chive SauceCheese and Guinness Spread

Black Bean Dip with Baby Carrots

Creamy Greek Feta Dip

Spinach Dip with Crudités

Garlicky Roasted Red Pepper Dip

Grilled Sweet Potato Fingers with Curry Dip

8 easy appetizers

Goat Cheese-Stuffed Dates

Cherry Tomatoes with Broccoli Filling

Garlic Pita Chips

Stuffed Cheese Puffs

Avocado-and-Mango Salsa Crostini

Garlic Bread

Lemon-Sugar Grilled Pineapple

Blue-Cheese Puffs

5 savory soups

Creamy Tomato SoupTexas Stew

Mashed Potato Soup

Creamy Ginger-Parsnip Soup

Spicy Pumpkin Soup

Money Saving Salads

Green Salad with Apples and Toasted Walnuts

Roasted Corn, Black Bean and Tomato Salad

Cucumber Salad

Crunchy Broccoli Slaw

Savory Potato Salad

5 frugal meaty dinners

Ham with Red-Eye Gravy

Pork Carnitas

Lamb Kebabs with Yogurt Sauce

Burger Sliders

Beef Kebabs with Orange Glaze

5 delicious pasta recipes

Pasta with Chickpeas and Broccoli

Spaghetti Pie

Parsleyed Noodles

Quick Risotto

Picnic-Perfect Tuna-and-Macaroni Salad

4 creative & cheap chicken recipes

Creamy Chicken and Broccoli Curry

Chili Lime Drumsticks

Chicken and Onion Kebabs

Chicken Fried Rice with Vegetables

5 traditional chicken dinners

Fried Chicken

Grilled Chicken Skewers

Chicken Piccata

Lemon-Rosemary Chicken Thighs

Easy Broiled Drumsticks

6 hearty vegetarian meals

Black Bean Burgers

Plum Tomato Tart

Cauliflower-Carrot Casserole

Sauteed Chickpeas with Broccoli and Parmesan

Refried Bean Tostadas

Orzo with Spinach and Red Peppers

5 vegetarian sides

Broccoli Casserole

Roasted Tomatoes with Garlic and Herbs

Corn Pudding with Scallions and Red Pepper

Artichoke-Arugula Crostini

Potato-Mushroom Gratin

6 scrumptious frittatas

Zucchini-and-Potato Frittata

Chorizo and Potato Frittata

Italian Brunch Casserole

Spinach-Sausage Frittata

Iron-Man Frittata

Spanish Potato and Egg "Tortilla"

7 international dishes

Red-Pepper Hummus in Cucumber Cups

Mini Egg Rolls

Tuna Empanadas

Sweet Pea Fried Rice


Cheese Corn-and-Black-Bean Quesadillas

Tuscan Style Tuna with White Beans

6 any-time cheap breakfast recipes

Bacon Waffles

Apple Crepes

Multigrain Pancakes

Old-Fashioned Cream Scones

Ham and Cheddar Supper Waffles

Sweet-Potato Biscuits

6 egg recipes

Spinach and Cheese Quiche

Baked Eggs in Bread Bowls

Cheesy Corn Spoon Bread

Sausage and Cheddar Grits with Fried Eggs

Easy Cheese Bake

Egg Noodle Scramble

5 easy & frugal party foods

Potato Nests with Sour Cream and Smoked Salmon

Deviled Eggs

Whole-Grain Cereal Party Mix

Jalapeno Poppers

Vidalia Onion Tarts

5 easy breads

Corn Fritters

Mini Spicy Cheese Muffins

Spring Potato Pizza

Sausage Rolls

Cheddar Biscuits

5 money saving chocolate desserts

Chocolate Velvet Cake

Spiced Chocolate Brownie Pudding

Chocolate Mint Pudding

Chocolate Cream Pie

Chocolate-Cannoli Roll

5 classic desserts

Classic Carrot Cake

Fresh Lemon Bars

Ultimate Vanilla Pound Cake

Oatmeal Jumbles

Key Lime Cheesecake Pie


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