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18 Tasty Dinners on a Budget


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I have published several posts over the past couple of months about feeding your family on a budget. To go with those posts here is a round-up of some dinners that you can make for your family without breaking the budget!


Dutch oven chicken breast and vegetables
This dutch oven chicken breast recipe is juicy, simple, and creamy, too! Grab some boneless chicken breast and make this one-pot dinner! 
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Coconut-crusted chicken w/bang bang sauce
Coconut-crusted chicken with homemade Bang Bang Sauce is easy and delicious and makes for a healthy low-carb dinner in less than 30 minutes!
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East Keto Meatloaf Recipe
This delicious low-carb, keto meatloaf recipe is the perfect comfort food and so easy to make! It's tender, juicy, and delicious, and it only takes 8ingredients and 5 minutes to prep! Plus, it's budget-friendly, family-friendly, and loaded with flavor.
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Easy Tater Tot Casserole
This tater tot casserole is a one-dish meal of classic comfort food that will become an instant family favorite and satisfy even your picky eaters. This great recipe is the epitome of a family-friendly weeknight meal that the whole family will cheer for!
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The Best Slow Cooker Vegan Chili
This slow-cooker vegan chili recipe will delight your taste buds. It’s not only wholesome but delicious and easy to make. A vegan twist on this classic comfort food makes for a healthy dinner packed with nutrients brimming with flavor!
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The Best Vegan Bolognese
This vegan Bolognese is gently simmered with classic Italian herbs, garlic, and tempeh “meat” that is sure to become your go-to vegan pasta sauce that comes together in just 20 min!
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Easy Summer Pasta
This is my go-to lazy summer pasta dish that’s quick, easy, delicious, and budget-friendly. I could easily eat this one once a week it’s so good!
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Hamburger and Potato Casserole
Hamburger and Potato Casserole – A nostalgic and hearty Midwestern casserole featuring ground beef and green beans, surrounded by cheesy mashed potatoes and crunchy French-fried onions.
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Classic Tuna Noodle Casserole Recipe
Classic Tuna Noodle Casserole Recipe – Ready in under 45 minutes, this classic and comforting casserole features tuna, onions, mushrooms, peas, and cheese in a creamy sauce topped with more cheese and crunchy French-fried onions! So flavorful, and sure to satisfy the entire family!
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Instant Pot Dal
Instant Pot Dal with green or brown lentils simmered in bold aromatic broth is balanced out by the creaminess of coconut milk for an unforgettable taste explosion. A gluten-free, vegan 30-minute one-pot meal!
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Air Fryer Chicken Tenders
We’re leveling up a childhood favorite with these easy Air Fryer Chicken Tenders with Panko! They’re deliciously crispy and golden on the outside, tender, and juicy on the inside, and a healthy version both kids and adults will love! 
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Easy Cilantro Lime Roasted Cauliflower with Cheese
Easy Cilantro Lime Roasted Cauliflower with Cheese is a delicious way to brighten up this vegetable! We’re marinating cauliflower in bold Mexican flavors of citrus, garlic, cilantro, and cumin, then smothering it in melted cheese and creamy avocado! 
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Creamy Pesto Pasta Bake
This creamy pesto pasta bake is extra creamy and cheesy, made in one baking pan, and doesn't require kitchen skills!
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Arby’s Roast Beef (Copycat Recipe)
The Copycat Arby’s sandwiches are a Super easy and inexpensive way to feed the whole family on a budget!
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Copycat Olive Garden Fettuccine Alfredo
This Copycat Olive Garden Fettuccine Alfredo recipe takes just 30 minutes to make and is incredibly delicious. It serves six and costs about $5.96 to make. That’s just $0.99 per serving! 
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Chicken and Waffle Tacos
These Chicken and Waffle Tacos are an easy weeknight dinner that is some serious comfort food. It’s an easy recipe that even kids can make! For about $9.96, you can make six servings of these chicken waffle tacos. That works out to be just $1.66 per serving. 
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Instant Pot Southwestern Chicken and Rice
Instant Pot Southwestern Chicken and Rice! Throw everything in the instant pot and walk away. You’ll have a delicious, satisfying, healthy dinner 30 minutes later! 
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Instant Pot Chicken Pasta
This Instant Pot chicken pasta is a dump-and-go recipe that will surely enter your weekly dinner rotation. It's cheap (only $1 per serving) delicious, and ready in just 25 minutes. 
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18 Tasty Dinners on a Budget

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