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QUICK! Dinner ideas for $15 or less?

Posted by on Feb. 8, 2012 at 6:15 PM
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I need ideas for dinner tonight to feed a family of four that costs $15 or less. Any ideas?
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by on Feb. 8, 2012 at 6:15 PM
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OliviaW.
by on Feb. 8, 2012 at 6:29 PM

Take a look at this link. There might be something that you like.

http://www.cafemom.com/group/107096/forums/read/13766926/_Budget_Cooking_Feed_4_for_10

gmadiane
by on Feb. 8, 2012 at 7:10 PM

spaghetti is always cheap and good

KamsOne
by on Feb. 8, 2012 at 7:43 PM

Box of pasta = $1.00
Jar of sauce = $1.50 - $3.00
Serve with salad or cut up veggies

goddess99
by on Feb. 8, 2012 at 7:45 PM

Pasta is always cheap. We also have sloppy joes or tacos and they are inexpensive as well.

KamsOne
by on Feb. 8, 2012 at 7:46 PM
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Shepherd's pie

1 lb ground beef = $5.00 (more or less depending on where you are)
Potatoes = $2.50 or less
Can of corn = $1.00 (roughly)
Shredded cheese = depends on brand

KamsOne
by on Feb. 8, 2012 at 7:48 PM

Taco cups

1 can biscuits
1 lb ground beef
1 pkg taco seasoning
Shredded cheese
Corn, salsa, sour cream, and other toppings optional

KamsOne
by on Feb. 8, 2012 at 7:49 PM

 Rice & beans.  You can add kielbasa too it also and it will still be cheap.

delanna6two
by Ruby Member on Feb. 9, 2012 at 10:24 AM

rotini noodles (I use 2 16 oz. boxes from Walmart)
spaghetti sauce
top with cheese: parmesan or shredded



SweetLuci
by Luci on Feb. 9, 2012 at 12:01 PM

There are lots of meals that can be prepared for less than $15. Do you need recipes?

Salmon patties, rice and black beans

Tuna cakes, potato wedges and green beans

 Smoked sausage and sauerkraut, green beans.

Sauteed Kielbasa and cabbage, corn

Sauteed Pierogies with onions, ham and peas

Homemade hamburger helper

Ultimate nachos (with chicken or beef and pinto or black beans)

Linguini with clam sauce using canned clams, salad

Hot dogs, baked beans and coleslaw

Tuna noodle casserole

Baked ziti, salad

 Tacos, spanish rice

Fried rice using leftover meats and veggies

Macasroni & cheese with ham and peas

Breakfast for dinner

Grilled turkey & cheese sandwiches, soup

Pulled pork or chicken on buns, coleslaw and fruit

Meatball sandwiches, salad or vegetable

jaydensmomma707
by on Feb. 9, 2012 at 7:51 PM

i know LOTS of recipes that cost less the 15 dollars

speghetti

chicken noodle soup

chicken salad

breakfast for dinner

mac & cheese w/ hamburger meat

gilled ham and cheese sandwhichs w/ fries

tacos

salsa chicken

meatloaf

tuna fish sandwhichs with chips

meat balls w/ sald or veggie

fried or baked chicken paired with a veggie

hotdogs w/ chili w/ chips or baked beans

chili

and many many more

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