There are 20 delicious new recipes all under $2 each in our May 2014 issue. Check out the itemized receipts for each recipe!

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1. Spicy Chicken & Broccoli

Chicken breasts: $1.50
 Garlic: $.15
 EVOO: $.33
 Broccoli: $.78
 Hoisin sauce: $1.07
 Sriracha sauce: $.12
 Jasmine rice: $.81

  Total: $4.76
 Price per plate: $1.19 

2. Caribbean Chicken

Canned pineapple chunks: $1.07
 Red onion: $.41
 Cilantro: $.20
 Chicken breasts: $2.98
 Jerk seasoning: $.60
 EVOO: $.17

  Total: $5.43
 Price per plate: $1.36 

3. White Chicken Chili

Green bell pepper: $.69
 Onion: $.47
 Garlic: $.22
 Jalapeno: $.16
 Dried oregano: $.06
 Cumin: $.03
 EVOO: $.17
 Cannellini beans: $1.50
 Chicken stock: $.90
 Chicken thighs: $1.99

  Total: $6.19
 Price per plate: $1.55 

4. Chicken Skillet Noodles

Chicken thighs: $1.99
 Garlic: $.15
 EVOO: $.33
 Canned diced tomatoes: $.50
 Egg noodles: $1.19
 Chicken stock: $.67
 Italian seasoning: $.15
 Shredded mozzarella: $1.16
 Fresh parsley: $.20

  Total: $6.34
 Price per plate: $1.59 

5. Tuna Puttanesca

Garlic: $.15
 EVOO: $.33
 Canned crushed tomatoes: $.50
 Kalamata olives: $.92
 Capers: $.60
 Canned tuna: $1.70
 Spaghetti: $.68
 Fresh parsley: $.20

  Total: $5.08
 Price per plate: $1.27 

6. Shrimp Po' Boy Toasts

Garlic: $.15
 Butter: $.62
 Shrimp: $4.49
 Worcestershire sauce: $.52
 Lemon juice: $.09
 Cajun seasoning: $.06
 Small baguette: $1.49
 Chives: $.22

  Total: $7.64
 Price per plate: $1.91 

7. Lime Tilapia & Rice

Cornmeal: $.16
 Flour: $.03
 Paprika: $.02
 Tilapia: 3.33
 EVOO: 0.33
 White rice: $.74
 Cilantro: $.40
 Lime: $.34

  Total: $5.35
 Price per plate: $1.34 

8. Shrimp Enchiladas

Shrimp: $3.00
 EVOO: $.17
 Canned diced tomatoes with chiles: $.69
 Monterey jack cheese: $1.20
 Flour tortillas: $1.43
 Onion: $.42
 Jalape?o: $.16
 Chicken stock: $.15
 Cilantro: $.20

  Total: $7.42
 Price per plate: $1.86  

9. Spinach & Feta Quesadillas

Roasted red peppers: $1.90
 Crushed red pepper: $.02
 Frozen spinach: $1.16
 Shredded mozzarella: $1.16
 Feta: $1.74
 Garlic: $.15
 Flour tortillas: $.72

  Total: $6.85
 Price per plate: $1.71 

10. Parmesan Polenta with Mushrooms & Chard

Vegetable stock: $2.49
 Polenta: $1.60
 Garlic: $.15
 EVOO: $.33
 White mushrooms: $.75
 Swiss chard: $1.99
 Parmesan: $.55

  Total: $7.86
 Price per plate: $1.97 

11. Squash & Ricotta Pizzette

Small baguette: $1.49
 Ricotta: $1.75
 Dried oregano: $.05
 Yellow squash: $.64
 Zucchini: $.66
 Tomato: $.95
 Shredded mozzarella: $1.16

  Total: $6.70
 Price per plate: $1.68 

12. Pesto Tortellini Salad

Frozen tortellini: $2.50
 Pesto: $1.34
 Greek yogurt: $.24
 Lemon juice: $.05
 Arugula: $.66

  Total: $4.79
 Price per plate: $1.20 

13. Cheesy Sausage & Pepper Sub

Smoked sausage: $2.50
 EVOO: $.17
 Onion: $.42
 Green bell pepper: $.69
 Garlic: $.14
 Chicken stock: $.11
 Hot sauce: $.13
 Baguette: $1.79
 Provolone: $1.06

  Total: $7.01
 Price per plate: $1.76 

14. Chorizo Rice Skillet

Chorizo: $1.60
 Onion: $.47
 Green bell pepper: $.69
 Chili powder: $.20
 EVOO: $.17
 Canned diced tomatoes: $.50
 White rice: $.74
 Scallions: $.17

  Total: $4.54
 Price per plate: $1.14 

15. Kielbasa & 'Kraut

Kielbasa: $2.50
 Red onion: $.82
 Apple: $.40
 EVOO: $.34
 Red potatoes: $1.30
 Dijon mustard: $.07
 Sauerkraut: $.95

  Total: $6.38
 Price per plate: $1.60 

16. Sausage Farfalle

Italian sausage: $2.33
 Eggplant: $.75
 Farfalle: $.63
 Pepperoncini: $.62
 Parmesan: $.41
 Lemon: $.40
 Fresh parsley: $.20

  Total: $5.34
 Price per plate: $1.34 

17. Teriyaki Meat Loaf

Ground beef: $3.44
 Egg: $.22
 Breadcrumbs: $.27
 Fresh ginger: $.10
 Garlic: $.07
 Soy sauce: $.13
 Sesame oil: $.12
 Teriyaki sauce: $.72
 Green beans: $1.50

  Total: $6.57
 Price per plate: $1.64 

18. Pizza Sliders

Tomato sauce: $.69
 Italian seasoning: $.30
 Ground beef: $2.58
 Onion: $.10
 Slider buns: $1.69
 Shredded mozzarella: $.29
 Pepperoni: $1.78
 Basil: $.50

  Total: $7.93
 Price per plate: $1.98 

19. Meaty Mushroom Ragu

Fettuccine: $.50
 White mushrooms: $2.99
 Garlic: $.22
 Butter: $.31
 Ground beef: $1.72
 Red wine: $.67
 Tomato paste: $.09
 Parmesan: $.41

  Total: $6.91
 Price per plate: $1.73 

20. Beef & Mango Tostadas

Ground beef: $1.72
 EVOO: $.17
 Canned black beans: $.90
 Chili powder: $.30
 Mango: $1.00
 Red bell pepper: $1.33
 Scallions: $.17
 Lime: $.17
 Corn tortillas: $.64

  Total: $6.40
 Price per plate: $1.60