20 Dinners Under $2
Turkey Albóndigas Soup
Albóndigas means meatballs in Spanish. This south-of-the-border soup is quick and deliciosa!
Teriyaki Chicken & Pineapple Rice
Skip take-out! This tropical twist on teriyaki chicken costs just $1.38 per person!
Buffalo Chicken Ziti
Store-bought cooked chicken is twice the price of raw breasts. Poach them and freeze for future use!
Orange-Chipotle Chicken & Sweet Potatoes
Orange you glad you whipped up this sweet and tangy meal for just $1.76 per person?
Shrimp & Herb Risotto
Frozen shrimp is one of the most affordable ways to get your protein -- and your healthy! -- fix.
Mediterranean Tuna & Potato Salad
You may think potato salad is just for picnics, but our version, filled with hearty tuna, fresh green beans, tomatoes, salty feta cheese and olives, is perfect for a light spring dinner.
Green Goddess Tilapia Orzo
Got extra fresh herbs? Chop, then place them in ice cube trays, cover with olive oil and freeze to add to soups, sauces and more.
Tilapia Tostadas with Lime Crema
Tilapia is a flaky white fish that lends itself to a wide variety of flavors. Simple ingredients like cilantro, jalapeno and lime add life and spice to this Mexican meal!
Mini Shepherd's Pie
Buy your tomato paste in a tube so you can use a bit, reseal it and keep it in the fridge.
Open-Face Caesar Burgers
Your whole family will enjoy this burger-salad combo.
Beef & Zucchini Lettuce Wraps
Get your Greek on! These lettuce wraps are filled with spiced beef, fresh mint and tangy yogurt.
Cheesy Chili Fusilli
Our take on Cincinnati-style chili is fresh, delicious and only $1.26 per person!
Achieve a slow-cooked flavor in under half an hour with this bean and sausage-laden casserole.
Quesadillas are easy and quick to make. Reinvent Mexican night with this spicy sausage dish.
You can fill Stromboli with whatever vegetables you have on hand -- even leftovers!
Kielbasa & Cabbage Soup
Kielbasa, or Polish sausage, is flavored with garlic, pimento and cloves, and makes a great base for soups and stews!
Peanut Noodles with Veggies
This Chinese food staple can be made at home for just $1.74. Perfect for Meatless Monday!
Grilled Cheese & Red Cabbage Sandwiches
This sandwich hits all the right notes: crunchy cabbage, sweet apricot preserves, tangy Dijon, spicy horseradish sauce and gooey Monterey jack cheese.
Falafel Pitas with Tzatziki Salad
You don't need a deep fryer to make delicious falafel at home. Top with a cucumber salad and this meal is complete!
Zucchini Dutch Baby with Red Pepper Sauce
Dutch babies aren't just for breakfast! Whip up this savory version for a night you need a quick and light dinner.