Cheap Dinner Ideas – want dinner ideas that won’t break the bank? Here are 25 of my favorite dinner recipes that are cheap and easy for any night of the week!
Do you struggle with finding dinner recipes you want to try that won’t cost an arm and a leg? Or doesn’t need one spice that the grocery store doesn’t sell, and you don’t want to spend $5 for a teaspoon of something you will never use again?
Well today I am trying to help. I put together a list of 25 of my favorite cheap dinner ideas. And the bonus is they are quick and easy too! A couple of them are crock pot recipes, so you can just let it cook all day. But nothing here is going to break the bank. Lots of ground beef, chicken, rice, and pasta. Staples most people have on hand, and can just grab and start cooking.
So if you are looking for cheap dinner ideas for any night of the week, keep scrolling. Let me know which you want to try first!
Perfect baked potatoes that are topped with cheese, bacon, sour cream and chives! A great side dish or even dinner idea!
An easy recipe to get dinner on the table in minutes. So much better than take out in the same amount of time.
A hearty and comforting soup that is not only good for you, but filling and comforting for cold nights.
A quick and easy Asian Noodle stir fry made with pantry ingredients you can have on the table in minutes!
Quick and easy chicken stir fry packed with veggies and a little kick. Add whatever veggies you want and have dinner ready in minutes!
Skip the box and try this homemade version instead. Just a few simple ingredients, 20 minutes, and dinner is done.
Ditch the box mix Hamburger Helper and make this homemade version instead! Dinner is ready in minutes, with just a few pantry ingredients.
Super easy tomato soup recipe you can make in the crock pot or on the stove top. Great for a quick dinner or lunch.
All the flavors of beef stroganoff in a quick and easy, stuffed French bread. It’s friendly on the budget, too!
A hearty and comforting taco flavored soup that is ready in minutes. Top with your favorite toppings to make it even better!
Use beef ravioli to make Beef Stroganoff something you can enjoy any day of the week. Quick, easy, and budget friendly!
A quick and easy one pan Mexican recipe. Crispy potatoes, taco meat, salsa, cheese and more! So much better than just regular tacos.
French bread stuffed with chicken, barbecue sauce and plenty of cheese!! Crispy and delicious chicken dinner!
Easy comfort food that won’t break the bank! Rich mushroom gravy over tender hamburger steaks is a great weeknight dinner.
Taco spiced chicken cooked in corn and salsa, add in some sour cream to make it creamy and delicious! One pan, 20 minutes, dinner is done.
Creamy loaded potato soup that is made in the crock pot. Perfect comfort food for a cold winter night.
An easy one pan pasta skillet with salsa verde, chicken, and lots of gooey melty cheese!
Two comfort foods come together in a one pan comfort meal ready in minutes!
All the flavors of taco night in a one pan meal, ready in 20 minutes! Homemade version of taco Hamburger Helper, with just a few staple ingredients.
Turn box rice mix into a full meal! Just one pan, a couple extra ingredients and you have a meal the whole family will love.
A Mexican casserole with tortilla chips, and chicken baked in a spicy tomato sauce, and topped cheese.
Get all the flavors of taco night in this easy one pan meal, you will make over and over again. Plus it is ready in under 30 minutes!
A quick and easy one pot meal the whole family will love. Use your favorite sausage for a creamy and cheesy dinner!
Crispy hashbrowns topped with Mexican ground beef and melty cheese. Quick and easy weeknight meal.
Chicken thighs full of great spices and served with garlicky rice. Quick, easy, and healthy dinner
Too cold out to grill? Get all the flavors of a bacon cheeseburger in a quick and easy stove top dinner!
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