Recipe Index: Budget



Irish mashed potatoes mixed with greens and scallions and lots of butter and cream.
Confetti Shrimp with Angel Hair Pasta

Confetti Shrimp with Angel Hair Pasta

Easy! Shrimp sautéed in olive oil with ginger, garlic, and colorful red and green bell pepper, tossed with angel hair pasta.
Creamy Cheesy Turkey Enchiladas

Creamy Cheesy Turkey Enchiladas

Creamy cheesy turkey enchiladas! Leftover turkey, sweet potatoes, cream cheese rolled into flour tortillas, smothered with creamy salsa verde sauce. So good!
Crispy Chicken Skin Tacos with Habanero Salsa (photo)

Crispy Chicken Skin Tacos with Habanero Salsa

Simple tacos made with crispy fried chicken skin dressed with a cilantro habanero salsa.
Curried Ground Turkey with Potatoes

Curried Ground Turkey with Potatoes

One-pot Curried Ground Turkey—ground turkey sautéed with onions and garlic, then simmered with Indian seasonings, potatoes, tomatoes, and peas.
Turkey Mulligatawny Soup

Curried Turkey Soup

Easy one-pot curried turkey soup, a "Mulligatawny" made with leftover turkey, apples, rice, curry powder, stock, onions, carrots, and celery. Delicious!
Deviled Egg Salad (photo)

Deviled Egg Salad

An egg salad made in the style of deviled eggs, with mustard, mayo, hot sauce and paprika.
Easy Black Beans and Rice (photo)

Easy Black Beans and Rice

Quick and easy black beans and rice with onion, bell pepper, garlic, Tabasco, oregano, and white rice.
Easy Buttered Noodles

Easy Buttered Noodles

Easy buttered egg noodles with grated Parmesan cheese, parsley, and plenty of butter!
Shepherd's Pie

Easy Shepherd’s Pie

American favorite shepherd's pie recipe, casserole with ground beef, vegetables such as carrots, corn, and peas, topped with mashed potatoes.
Cheese Enchiladas


Family favorite, Tex Mex cheese enchiladas recipe. Corn tortillas, lightly fried, rolled up with Jack or cheddar cheese, arranged in a casserole dish, covered with tomato and green chile sauce, and baked.
Fancy Hot Dogs (photo)

Fancy Hot Dogs

Hot dog slices sautéed in butter with onions, with a sour cream sauce. Served with pasta.
Fried Catfish

Fried Catfish

Crispy fried catfish fillets coated in a seasoned cornmeal crust.
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

Hamburger Stroganoff

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

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

Three tried and true methods for making homemade chicken stock. One method involves simmering a chicken carcass with vegetables. Other methods require sauteing chopped pieces of backs and wings first, before simmering with water and veggies. Chicken stock recipe.
How to Steam Hard Boiled Eggs

How to Steam Hard Boiled Eggs

The best way to hard cook eggs? Steam them! That way they peel easily.
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.
Mom's Macaroni Salad

Mom’s Macaroni Salad

Quick and easy macaroni salad with hard boiled egg, roasted red bell pepper, onion, mayonnaise, and paprika.

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