ends from my local deli, $6 for about 3 pounds plus.
Mississippi Pot Roast
Instant pot goulash
Next time you grill or bbq, use the residual charcoal heat to make something for another day. Finished grilling some 4th of July Nathan's dogs. Now cover for a couple hours for roasted tomatillo salsa for later this week.
[Homemade] White Chicken Chili
Rice and fried cabbage. 27 eurocent per serving without, 42 with joghurt.
Loaded potato bites
Cheap football dip
Go-to “I’m broke and hungry” meal. Ramen noodles $1, two eggs est $0.60 each, sesame seeds $1 = $2.60
Pulled pork in slow cooker is surprisingly cheap, cost me 20$ +lots of left overs
Cheaper than a restaurant, more expensive than a TV dinner.
Stuffed ham and cheese bread
Quiche for .56 cents a slice! Breakdown in comments
Wow a whole penny!
When I just don’t feel like doing anything
Poor mans udon soup
Never dismiss the classics. BLT with fresh mozzarella. 6.50 total because clearance is life
Broke, college, hot dog, food item
Made my mom’s breaded meatballs. Recipe in comments! Take no time to make!
Fried rice! The most reliable and delicious cheap meal
Boiled cabbage, sausage and mashed potatoes
BBQ Pulled Pork Grilled Cheese with Caramelized Onion and Roasted Garlic Mayo (all leftover/staple items)
New go to: sesame peanut butter zoodles tossed with red cabbage, tofu and black beans. Cheap, fresh & filling!
Creamy chicken and rice
Tilapia sautéed with Lawrys’ season salt and chili powder and olive oil. I then sautéed peppers and onions in a butt ton of lime juice and a bit of salt. Cost is probably less than 3$ maximum
My bro in Romania got all this and a Bottle of wine for 16 usd
My favourite food when saving a dolla: Grilled cheese+tomato soup
Lidl. Bless you.
Mother-in-law gave us a GIANT can of received beans, any ideas on how we can use this up?
1.5 lbs Chicken (marinated in teriyaki sauce for two days) ($5), steamed broccoli ($2/bag), 2 lbs white rice ($2) = Meals for an entire week for ≈ $9
Home made tortilla wraps and sweet potato fries costing us $2.15 per serve
Turned instant noodles into this masterpiece
Cheapest Thanksgiving appetizer!
Pasta with Sausage, Tomatoes, and Cream
Soft, chewy peanut butter cookies :) Ingredients cost $0.26 each
Cheap Pinto Bean and Cheese Burritos. About 30 Cents Per Burrito!
Help me make a meal with this + $10! Potatoes and onions that I got for free don’t want them to go to waste!
Creamy mushroom pasta with chicken
Back at it agin with the hollowed out bread. This time with fish and romaine lettuce
Honey Glazed Banana Pieces (3-4 people/servings)
Ceaser Salad from Scratch w/sourghdough toast crutons
Tonight I’m winging it...only $4.40 and three pieces are actually missed from the photo (couldn’t wait to eat).
Two Budget Bytes winner - Spinach lasagna rolls with ground turkey and homemade marinara
Tasty looking mix. Put in a tortilla for a burrito or quesadilla, in some taco shells or make yourself a tostada. Can add in some shredded cheddar & lettuce & diced tomatoes, &/or salsa. 1lb turkey, 1 can each corn, pinto beans and Rotel costs $5 and this will make at least 6 fair sized burritos.
Rabbit stew rabbit is as much as a .22 bullet if u already have hunting license + carrots potatoes celery and onions
2 ingredient pancakes = eat two for 76 calories
Super easy, cheap soda bread (recipe in comments)
Leek and Potato Soup
Pan fried steak I picked up for $2, and scrambled eggs with melted white American.
Pasta bake which can feed up to 4 people for less than £5. Ingredients and recipe in the image description.
If you get your cheese on sale and make your own dough, pizza is crazy cheap! (<$2 / 12 pie)
Just Made Fantastic Homemade Pizza for Movie Night Together with my GF!
Fancy Ramen. $3.80/serving.
Black bean soup, 88 cents for black beans rinse and blend with some tomato paste or half cup salsa is best then heat and done. 1$ meal
Chicken Burritos or Dip for the Poor College Student
(Beer) Braised Short Ribs with Egg Noodles
Taco Soup, easy and cheap.
Sausage and green peppers over linguine. $3.36 CDN per serving (recipe in comments)
Stir Fry Noodles
$3 Meal that feeds family of 4! Poor Man's Pigs in a Blanket.
Easy Chicken Pot Pie
Photo Guide/Recipe for making Bloomin' Cheesy Onion Bread
Ground Chuck and Green Bean Stroganoff
Guess the Food! Cheapest in my city for a meal...
Upgrade Your Noodle Dishes with Real Pork Bone Broth (Organic Pork Bones about $2/ lb.)
Lunch for less than 50 cents
Today's cheap meal: Avocado and eggs on toast
Whats for breakfast? I always have big breakfast because thats one of the only 2 meals I eat a day. Total cost estimate: under 5 dollars (I work abroad in Asia). But the sort of fancy dishes I borrow from home makes it look more than it worth
Hummus sandwich, chia seed crackers and grapes!
Korean BBQ Inspired Ground Beef
I know these look disgusting but I promise you they are AMAZING!!! Mini zucchini pizzas- method in comments
Fried Rice with Egg
Hey /r/Cheap_Meals I'm eating a can of Cranberry sauce (with berries) and have a second can, the included recipe wants Jello which I don't have and sour cream which I don't like. How can I spice up my dinner?
Pan Fried Turkey Breasts with Sauteed Leek, Babycorn and Onion for £2
The basics of cooking cheap healthy meals
Tunisian Tomatoes and Eggs. Simple, savory meal, mostly from the pantry for $0.65/serving. What is your favorite pantry meal?
Super easy Avocado Egg Salad (for sandwiches or salads!) [X-post from /r/eatcheapandhealthy]
Fast and delicious breakfast! ($1.80)
My favorite food as a kid: the simple, elegant, bologna and mustard sandwich. (I still eat them, they’re still just as good, and adding other things ruins it.)
This pasta is made delicious with mostly items you probably already have! I only bought the Kroger Brand Swedish Meatballs which is 4.99 for a big bag. I had angel hair on hand already (but a box obky cost about 1.29 here if you dont already) had butter, shaker parmesan, and parsly.
Pork & Potato Salad
Might not look good and I don't know what it's called but it's delicious! rice, black eyed peas, parmesan, brown rice flower and egg patties lightly fried.
$3.00 worth of steak (both of them).
Tonight's cheap meal: Sweet cornbread waffles topped with homemade chili
Can of beans, sweet chili sauce, basmati rice.
Filling lunch for under $1
Roast beef dinner, price per serving less than $2.50
Naan bread is cheaper per slice than most store-bought pizza crusts, tastes better, and looks cooler. 10-min prep, 10-minute cook. x-post from /r/food.
Bought a cheap turkey after Christmas. Turk for days
TFW payday is 2 days away but you stretched the last budget a little too thin...Woo chicken on sale!
Super Simple Recipe for Banana Oatmeal Cookies (super cheap and healthy) (x-post /r/CookingForBeginners)
Today's cheap meal: Homemade BBQ chicken pizza
Chickpea and Potato Curry. About 4 Servings With a Total Cost of About $2.00
Asian Lettuce Wraps
If you're not already, you should be asking your local deli counter about reduced price meat ends. The meat for this cost me $1.12 and there are a good 5 different kinds in there!
Homemade Pasta with bechamel
Baked Lemon Chicken Thighs!
12 meals for $12
Use this chart for buying produce. The in-season crops tend to be less expensive.
[x-post from YSK] How to cook good cheap food (a flow chart)
Eggs with Sweet Potato Hash
$2 frozen pizza + < $1 frozen stir-fry veggies = BEST PIZZA EVER!
Tonight's cheap meal: Salmon patties with homemade tartar sauce and sweet potato fries
Tonight's cheap meal is long sliced potatoes with oregano,diced green peppers,cheese,turkey bacon, and tomato slices on top.
Fish finger and ketchup sandwich, my favourite bachelorette meal.
8 club rolls for 27 cents because they expire tomorrow. What cheap meal can I make with these?
Today's cheap meal, breakfast edition: Creamed eggs over toast
Cheap Meal: Improv mini pizzas made with Kaiser roll halves
I'd like to share my favorite cheap meal. Colorful Kielbasa.
Today's cheap meal: Spaghetti Aglio, Olio, E Peperoncino
Thank you /r/Cheap_Meals, because of your suggestions I managed to get 3 months worth of food for myself and my cat for only $100!
Hard to fuck up...
Amazing 5 meals course under 10£ for 4 people
BBQ chicken breast with savoury rice, served from the pan to save on the washing up!
$7 at Dollar General - I was able to fill two 1 gallon freezer bags containing frozen peaches, strawberries, bananas, and blueberries.
Tuna, rice & . . . mustard. I know; it sounds gross, but I love it. Healthy, tasty and inexpensive!
3 black bean meals with 1 prep (video & recipes in comment) 🌽
Our $2 dinner from IKEA
12 days of breakfast for 87¢ & 295 calories each
Hamburger and lemon pepper flavored chicken with brown/white rice mix. And I didnt even set off the smoke alarm!! I'm getting the hang of this cooking thing. 12 bucks/5 meals
Battered, deep-fried, seasoned spuds with crunchy deep fried corn dogs and siracha based fry-sauce [homemade]
[x-post] Here's my guide to making slightly more healthy ramen noodles. Hope it helps.
Smoked Chilli Bacon and Bean Pasta
My favorite cheap side dish, platano maduro or fried plantain
Baked vegetable alfredo - recipe in comments (x-post r/food)
Cheap Man's Ramen
Tonight's cheap meal: Turkey and brown rice burgers with spicy potato wedges
And I have half a can of sardines left over, so this probably cost around a buck, buck and a quarter.
Cream of Tomato Soup from Fannie Farmer's 1896 Cookbook
Steak and mushrooms. $5.50 per serving, $6.25 with the beer. Only takes 15 minutes to make!
Dont compost those beet leaves or carrot tops
Cheap find at grocery store.
Oh you like Dunkaroos?
<$1/serving. 20g protein. Recipe in comments.
My favorite cheap breakfast: Peanut butter oatmeal with chocolate chips
Hawaiian Bread Roll Thingies
Was getting really tired of just rice and beans
Egg, Sausage and Spinach on Toast
Tonight's cheap meal: sausage and white bean soup with hush puppies and a salad
Tonight's cheap meal: Chicken and dumplings
Open-Faced Appalachian Egg Sandwich, $1.07 a serving
Pork shoulder after 7 1/2 hours at 250F. One of the cheapest, easiest, most delicious meals you can make. MIC (X-post from /r/food)
Tonight's cheap meal: Lentil and brown rice tacos
Cheap, super-easy and very tasty salad: Baby spinach, strawberries, almond slivers and balsamic vinaigrette
Shrimp Ramen With 1/2 Can White Tuna and Eel Sauce. Total Cost: $1.69. Result: Not Bad!
Today's cheap breakfast: Banana bread baked oatmeal