Why should you spend tons of money on dinner when you can make some delicious meals with little effort or cost? Take a look through these frugal dinner recipes, and give them a try. Remember to let me know how you liked them, if you tweaked them and how much it ended up costing you.
5 Ingredients Recipes
All of the recipes listed below only take 5 ingredients or less to complete.
This recipe is great if you don’t have a lot of time. It only takes a few minutes of prep followed by 20 minutes of baking.
- 1 can of peas
16 oz egg noodles
1lb ground sausage
2 cans of mushroom cream soup
Cook the sausage in the skillet until it’s cooked all the way. Cook the noodles, and drain. Drain the sausage and add in the peas and soup. Warm and serve over noodles.
This stuffed pepper recipe can be complete with only 4 ingredients.
- 4 large peppers
8 oz shredded cheese
12 oz tomato sauce
box of rice
Cook the rice accordingly, cut off the top of the peppers, and remove the seeds. Fill the peppers with rice and top it with sauce and cheese. Bake for about 40 minutes, and serve.
Ham and Potato Soup
While this recipe takes a little bit longer, it’s definitely worth the wait.
- 1 can of cheddar soup
About 4 potatoes
1lb of ham
Cut the potatoes and ham into small square pieces. Mix the soup with milk and add in an additional can of water. Put in the pot and stir. Make sure to put in the potatoes and ham by now. Bring to a boil and simmer for one hour.
This is a twist to your traditional meatloaf recipes
- Ground beef, about one pound
Fast cooking oats
Mix all the ingredients together and form into a meatloaf, make sure to top with salsa and serve.