20 Dinners Under $2

These easy dishes deliver a ton of flavor for less than a two-spot. Whip up a new one every weeknight this month!
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Turkey Albóndigas Soup

Albóndigas means meatballs in Spanish. This south-of-the-border soup is quick and deliciosa!

Turkey Albondigas Soup

Turkey Albondigas Soup

Teriyaki Chicken & Pineapple Rice

Skip take-out! This tropical twist on teriyaki chicken costs just $1.38 per person!

Teriyaki Chicken and Pineapple Rice

Teriyaki Chicken & Pineapple Rice

Buffalo Chicken Ziti

Store-bought cooked chicken is twice the price of raw breasts. Poach them and freeze for future use!

Buffalo Chicken Ziti

Buffalo Chicken Ziti

Orange-Chipotle Chicken & Sweet Potatoes

Orange you glad you whipped up this sweet and tangy meal for just $1.76 per person?

Orange-Chipotle Chicken and Sweet Potatoes

Orange-Chipotle Chicken & Sweet Potatoes

Shrimp & Herb Risotto

Frozen shrimp is one of the most affordable ways to get your protein -- and your healthy! -- fix.

Shrimp and Herb Risotto

Shrimp & Herb Risotto

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.

Mediterranean Tuna and Potato Salad

Mediterranean Tuna & Potato Salad

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.

Green Goddess Tilapia on Orzo

Green Goddess Tilapia on Orzo

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!

Tilapia Tostadas with Lime Crema

Tilapia Tostadas with Lime Crema

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.

Mini Shepherd's Pies

Mini Shepherd's Pies

Open-Face Caesar Burgers

Your whole family will enjoy this burger-salad combo.

Open-Face Caesar Burgers

Open-Face Caesar Burgers

Beef & Zucchini Lettuce Wraps

Get your Greek on! These lettuce wraps are filled with spiced beef, fresh mint and tangy yogurt.

Beef and Zucchini Lettuce Wraps

Beef & Zucchini Lettuce Wraps

Cheesy Chili Fusilli

Our take on Cincinnati-style chili is fresh, delicious and only $1.26 per person!

Cheesy Chili Fusilli

Cheesy Chili Fusilli

20-Minute Cassoulet

Achieve a slow-cooked flavor in under half an hour with this bean and sausage-laden casserole.

20-Minute Cassoulet

20-Minute Cassoulet

Chorizo Quesadillas

Quesadillas are easy and quick to make. Reinvent Mexican night with this spicy sausage dish.

Chorizo Quesadillas

Chorizo Quesadillas

Sausage Strombolis

You can fill Stromboli with whatever vegetables you have on hand -- even leftovers!

Sausage Strombolis

Sausage Strombolis

Kielbasa & Cabbage Soup

Kielbasa, or Polish sausage, is flavored with garlic, pimento and cloves, and makes a great base for soups and stews!

Kielbasa and Cabbage Soup

Kielbasa & Cabbage Soup

Peanut Noodles with Veggies

This Chinese food staple can be made at home for just $1.74. Perfect for Meatless Monday!

Peanut Noodles with Veggies

Peanut Noodles with Veggies

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.

Grilled Cheese and Red Cabbage Sandwiches

Grilled Cheese & Red Cabbage Sandwiches

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!

Falafel Pitas with Tzatziki Salad

Falafel Pitas with Tzatziki Salad

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.

Zucchini Dutch Baby with Red Pepper Sauce

Zucchini Dutch Baby with Red Pepper Sauce

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