Recipe Index: Budget

Ham Salad (photo)

Ham Salad

Leftover ham? Make a simple ham salad with diced ham, hard boiled eggs, sweet pickle relish, mayo, onion, celery, bell pepper, and mustard.
Hamburger and Macaroni on Simply Recipes

Hamburger and Macaroni

American comfort classic hamburger and macaroni recipe. Browned ground beef cooked in a tomato onion sauce, mixed in with elbow macaroni.
Hamburger Stroganoff (photo)

Hamburger Stroganoff

Beef stroganoff made with ground beef in a sour cream mushroom sauce, with onions, parsley, paprika, served over egg noodles.
Hoppin John on Simply Recipes

Hoppin’ John

A classic Southern dish to celebrate New Year's. The black-eyed peas are for good fortune in the coming year.
Chicken Stock

How to Make Chicken Stock

Two tried and true methods for making homemade chicken stock. One method involves simmering a chicken carcass with vegetables. The other method requires sauteing chopped pieces of backs and wings first, before simmering with water and veggies. Chicken stock recipe.
Italian Sausage and Cabbage Stew (photo)

Italian Sausage and Cabbage Stew

A hearty and simple Italian peasant stew with cabbage, parsley and Italian sausage.
Lemon Chicken (photo)

Lemon Chicken

Classic American lemon chicken recipe, not too lemony, just right. With garlic, butter, lemon, thyme, and rosemary.
Lentils and Ham (photo)

Lentils and Ham

Lentils cooked in a rich broth made from leftover ham and served with slices of that same leftover ham.
Mom's Chili Beans (photo)

Mom’s Chili Beans

Louisiana style chili beans with ground beef and pinto beans, served over rice.
Mom's Ground Turkey and Peppers (photo)

Mom’s Ground Turkey and Peppers

Quick and easy, sautéed ground turkey with onions, garlic, bell peppers, and seasoned with chipotle chili.
Macaroni Salad

Mom’s Macaroni Salad

Quick and easy macaroni salad with hard boiled egg, roasted red bell pepper, onion, mayonnaise, and paprika.
Mom's Stuffed Bell Peppers (photo)

Mom’s Stuffed Bell Peppers

Classic stuffed bell peppers recipe. Bell peppers, first steamed then stuffed with a mixture of ground beef, rice, and herbs, and then baked in the oven.
Pasta e Fagioli on Simply Recipes

Pasta e Fagioli

Pasta e fagioli, or pasta "fazool". A classic Italian dish of beans and short pasta with tomatoes and vegetables.
Pasta Puttanesca on Simply Recipes

Pasta Puttanesca

A classic Italian pasta sauce based on pantry items such as olives, capers, anchovies and canned tomatoes.
Pasta with Tuna and Capers in White Wine Sauce (photo)

Pasta with Tuna and Capers in White Wine Sauce

Pasta served with a sauce made with oil-packed canned tuna, onions, capers, white wine, and parsley.
Pasta with Tuna and Tomato Sauce (photo)

Pasta with Tuna and Tomato Sauce

A simple dish of pasta shells with a buttery tomato sauce, tuna and ricotta, all baked with a cheesy parmesan crust.
Penne Pasta with Meat Sauce on Simply Recipes

Penne Pasta with Meat Sauce

Penne pasta with a tomato meat sauce, with ground beef, onions, Italian seasoning, garlic, and basil.
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Pork Stir Fry with Green Onion

Lean pork sliced into shreds and stir-fried Chinese style with green onions and garlic.
Pulled Pork Sandwich on Simply Recipes

Pulled Pork Sandwich

Pulled pork sandwich made with pork butt shoulder roast, slow cooked in a spicy sauce of onion, cloves, jalapeno, chipotle, tomato paste, Dijon, paprika, vinegar, ketchup, and sugar, until the pork meat pulls apart easily with a fork. Served on a bun.
Quesadilla Pie (photo)

Quesadilla Pie

Casserole of layers of flour tortillas and shredded cheese, with beans, chiles, tomato, onions, baked in pie dish until browned and crispy.
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Quick and Easy White Bean Salad

Simple white bean salad with red onions, a little lemon juice, chopped parsley, olive oil, vinegar, herbs, salt and pepper.
Red Beans and Rice (photo)

Red Beans and Rice

A Southern classic, red beans cooked with smoked shanks, onions, celery, bell peppers, and spices, served over rice.
Refried Beans (photo)

Refried Beans

Traditional Mexican refried beans recipe, both regular and pressure cooker methods.
Refried Black Beans on Simply Recipes

Refried Black Beans

Black beans, cooked and then fried and mashed with onion, garlic, chili, and cilantro.
Roast Beef

Roast Beef

Classic roast beef recipe using rump roast, round roast, or sirloin tip. This slow roasting method at low heat is good for tougher cuts of beef; the lower heat prevents any gristle from getting too tough.

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