Recipe Index: Budget
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.
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 recipe with cooked salmon, bread, green onion, dill, bell pepper, egg, 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!
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.
Slow Cooked Boston Baked Beans
Slow cooked Boston baked beans, white beans cooked with salt pork and onions, in a molasses and mustard sauce.
Spanish Roasted Potatoes with Tomato Sauce
A classic Spanish tapas appetizer known as patatas bravas, or angry potatoes - roasted potatoes tossed with a spicy, smoky tomato sauce.
Spicy, Citrusy Black Beans
Black beans cooked with onions, chili peppers, garlic, oregano, red chili sauce, chipotle, cumin, orange juice and lime.
Tomato and Bread Soup (Pappa al Pomodoro)
Classic Italian tomato bread soup, with crusty rustic bread, tomatoes, garlic, onions, stock and olive oil.
Tuna Macaroni Salad
Family favorite tuna macaroni salad, made with canned tuna, elbow macaroni pasta, bell peppers, parsley, green onion, iceberg lettuce, and mayonnaise.
Quick, easy, and budget-friendly tuna patties, made with canned tuna, mustard, lemon, parsley, chives, bread, and hot sauce.