Recipe Index: Budget
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
Perfect comfort food! Bell peppers stuffed with ground beef, rice, and herbs, and baked in the oven.
One Pot Chicken and Orzo
One pot chicken and orzo with onions, tomato, garlic. Delicious! Quick and easy too.
BEST Parmesan Chicken recipe ever! Chicken parts dipped in melted butter, dredged in bread crumbs and Parmesan, and baked until crisp.
Pasta e Fagioli
Pasta e fagioli, or pasta "fazool". A classic Italian soup of beans and short pasta with tomatoes and vegetables.
Pasta Pomodoro with Shrimp
Pasta Pomodoro—angel hair pasta tossed with sautéed shrimp, garlic, tomatoes, and basil. Only 30 minutes!
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
Pasta served with a sauce made with oil-packed canned tuna, onions, capers, white wine, and parsley.
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
Penne pasta with a tomato meat sauce, with ground beef, onions, Italian seasoning, garlic, and basil.
Pork Stir Fry with Green Onion
Lean pork sliced into shreds and stir-fried Chinese style with green onions and garlic.
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.
Casserole of layers of flour tortillas and shredded cheese, with beans, chiles, tomato, onions, baked in pie dish until browned and crispy.
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
A Southern classic, red beans cooked with smoked shanks, onions, celery, bell peppers, and spices, served over rice.
How to make traditional Mexican refried beans, using either regular or pressure cooker methods.
Refried Black Beans
Black beans, cooked and then fried and mashed with onion, garlic, chili, and cilantro. So good!!
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.
Quick and easy salmon patties with cooked salmon, bread, green onion, dill, bell pepper, egg, lemon, and paprika.
Santa Fe Pork and Black Bean Stew
Hearty pork and black bean stew with pork shoulder, onions, red bell peppers, jalapeños, garlic, cornmeal, black beans, spices, molasses, and a splash of lime juice. Perfect for a cold day!
Shrimp Pasta alla Vodka
Easy 30-minute Shrimp Pasta with creamy tomato vodka sauce, so rich and delicious!
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.
Skillet Lemon Rosemary Chicken
Easy! Lemon Rosemary Chicken ~ Chicken thighs rubbed and marinated with lemon, rosemary, garlic, then seared in skillet and finished in oven.