Cheap Dinner Recipes

Dinners can cost less without tasting cheap. You supply the ingredients, we share some know-how, and we’ll get great budget meals on the table.
Overhead view of sheet pan chicken thighs with tomatoes, potatoes, capers, and basil on a sheet pan.
Sheet Pan Lemon Chicken with Potatoes, Tomatoes, and Capers
Spicy Honey Roasted Shrimp and Broccoli on a white plate with a fork.
Hot Honey Roasted Shrimp and Broccoli
Crispy Golden Air Fryer Chicken Tenders on a plate with a dipping sauce.
Air Fryer Chicken Tenders
Pressure Cooker Ginger-Soy Tilapia with an Instant Pot set behind it.
Instant Pot Ginger-Soy Tilapia
The Best Shakshuka in a skillet.
Shakshuka with Feta, Olives, and Peppers
Crispy Tofu
Easy Crispy Tofu
Korean steamed eggs in blue bowl.
Gyeran Jjim (Korean Steamed Eggs)
Pizza bagel on a sheet pan.
Homemade Pizza Bagel
Creamy chicken Florentine in skillet.
Creamy Chicken Florentine
Baked chicken meatballs with marinara sauce.
Baked Chicken Meatballs
Sicilian chicken in skillet with olives, lemons, and capers.
Sicilian Skillet Chicken With Lemon, Olives, and Capers
chicken schnitzel on plate with arugula and lemons
Chicken Schnitzel
Slice of kimchi and sausage pizza.
Kimchi and Sausage Pizza
Cast iron pizza with parmesan and basil.
Cast Iron Skillet Pizza
Classic chicken provencal in pot
Classic Chicken Provencal
Pasta with ricotta and pan-fried tomato sauce in a bowl
Pasta with Ricotta and Pan-Fried Tomato Sauce
Baked burrito casserole with lettuce and tomatoes.
Easy Burrito Casserole
Vegetarian mushroom stroganoff in skillet.
Vegan Mushroom Stroganoff
twice baked potatoes on a pan
Twice Baked Potatoes
Salmon patties set on a plate with a dip and lemon.
Salmon Patties
Easy Cabbage soup in a white bowl
Cabbage Soup
classic tuna salad
Classic Tuna Salad
Overhead view of a dutch oven with polish sausage recipes with peppers and onions inside.
Sausage, Peppers, and Onions
Lemon Chicken
Lemon Chicken
Turkey Soup
Mom's Turkey Soup
Red Beans & Rice recipe
Red Beans and Rice
Hoppin John
Hoppin' John
Cinncinnatti Chili
Cincinnati Chili
Easy chicken noodle soup in a white bowl.
Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup
Serving of Easy Hamburger Soup
Easy Hamburger Soup
Pasta Fagioli ready to serve
Pasta e Fagioli
Skillet chicken and rice with peas
Skillet Chicken and Rice
Penne Pasta with Meat Sauce
Penne Pasta with Meat Sauce
A black skillet with prepared pork fried rice recipe inside. Steam is coming up from the dish and a spatula is resting in the rice on the left side.
Easy Pork Fried Rice
baked bbq chicken cooling before serving
Easy BBQ Chicken Drumsticks in the Oven
Creamy Chicken Noodle Casserole in a white baking dish with a silver spoon.
Chicken Noodle Casserole
Chili Beans and Rice on plate
Chili Beans with Rice
Hamburger Macaroni
Hamburger and Macaroni
Easy Buttered Noodles
Easy Buttered Noodles
Smothered Turkey Wings
Smothered Turkey Wings
Side view of a white plate and fork with homemade vegetable lo mein. A fork is on the plate and a second plate is partially visible in the upper right hand corner.
Easy Vegetable Lo Mein
Fish Sticks Recipe for Kids
Crispy Panko Fish Sticks
Skillet Chicken and Orzo
One Pot Chicken and Orzo
Baked Cod with Ritz Cracker Topping
Baked Cod with Ritz Cracker Topping
White Bean Tuna Salad
White Bean and Tuna Salad
Curried Ground Turkey with Potatoes recipe
Curried Ground Turkey With Potatoes
Best Deviled Egg Salad Recipe
Deviled Egg Salad
Shrimp Pasta alla Vodka
Shrimp Pasta Alla Vodka
Baked Fish with Parmesan Breadcrumbs
Baked Fish with Parmesan Breadcrumbs
Pressure Cooker Pesto Chicken Tetrazzini
Sausage, Pepper, and Potato Bake
Mexican stuffed peppers chicken, onions, corn and cheese on a plate with white rice and a fork. A baking sheet with another pepper is behind the plate in partial view.
Chicken Fajita Stuffed Poblano Peppers
Cheesy Baked Hot Dogs
The best lentil burger is served on a plate with halved grape tomatoes and a spoon of green chutney is resting on the plate next to the burger. A patterned napkin is to the right of the plate and small glass containers of yogurt and chutney are visible above.
Curry Spiced Lentil Burgers with Cilantro Chutney
Tailgate Beef Chili Recipe in a crock pot.
Slow Cooker Beef and Bean Chili
Overhead view of vegetable fried rice with turmeric with a fried egg on top and a fork in the bowl. A second bowl is to the left.
Turmeric Fried Rice With Eggs and Kale
Side view of chickpea salad sandwich on a plate with chips.
Chickpea Salad Sandwich
Sustenance Stew
Sustenance Stew with Sweet Potatoes and Swiss Chard
Canned Tuna Pasta with Tomatoes and Olives
Tuna Pasta With Tomato and Olives