Roasted Garlic-and-Spinach White Pizza
For less than it costs to order out, you could be slicing up homemade mozzarella and ricotta covered pizza. With bacon and spinach, you won't miss the delivery guy!
Hot-Sauce Chicken with Grilled Green Beans
Hot sauce and sugar make a slightly sweet, but totally hot marinade for chicken thighs to soak in. You'll reserve about a 1/4 cup, and drizzle it on top of the cooked chicken for another dose of sugary hot sauce. After cooking the green beans to crisp perfection, pop them onto the grill pan, toss with the chicken and serve!
Beef Empanadas with Raisins and Pickled Peppers
Raisins and pickled peppers are a flavor contradiction. You'd never think to pair them together, but once you've tasted them stuffed inside a warm, empanada, you'll understand. Freeze the uncooked empanadas on a baking sheet for dinner another night.
Crisp asparagus and even crispier bacon get mixed in with spaghetti for a light and refreshing meal in under an hour. Toss the pasta in an egg and cheese mixture for a creamy sauce; easy enough to enjoy any night of the week.
How to Cook Asparagus
For crisp asparagus, be sure not to cook them for too long. Watch this video to learn how to enjoy perfect asparagus every time.
Mini Caesar Salad Pizzas
$10 gets you a fork-free way to enjoy Caesar salads. All of the fixings of your favorite salad, on top of mini grilled pizzas are just the thing for a quick weeknight dinner. Our anchovy dressing is light and refreshing -- the lemon juice and Parmesan really bring it together.
Swiss-Chard Parmesan Pie
After you cook the chard until it's soft, put it in the food processor for a few pulses. Once you mix it with all of the other ingredients -- egg yolks, cream and Parmesan -- fill the pie pan and bake. For a breakfast variation, top your slice with a fried egg.
Spicy Beef Pitzas
With many of these ingredients already in your kitchen pantry, whipping up a tasty weeknight dinner just got easier. Just like in regular pizza, there are toppings -- ground beef and bell peppers -- and sauce, a creamy spoonful of garlic seasoned yogurt. The only different? The dough; pitas are used instead of your regular frozen pizza dough.
Cheesy Rice Fritters
Give rice a new look -- turn it into cheesy fritters and serve them over top a bed of cooked spinach. Add crisp bacon, mozzarella, Parmesan and an egg to the rice before making them into patties and covering them in breadcrumbs.
Skirt Steak Burritos with Tomato-Corn Salsa
Who said that a steak burrito has to cost you the big bucks? With our budget-friendly version, you can have it all. Loaded with tomatoes, fresh cilantro and tons of seasoned and tender steak, each bite will be better than the last. Tip: Stir a teaspoon of chooped and seeded jalapeno chile into the salsa for an extra kick.
Polenta with Kale and Portobello Mushrooms
Provolone covered polenta makes for the perfect texture: both thick and creamy. In a casserole dish, add golden mushrooms, wilted kale, thick polenta and creamy cheese and bake until golden.
Creamed Chicken with Gnocchi Dumplings
There's nothing better than creamy chicken and dumplings for dinner -- especially when it only costs you $10 to make! Use a packaged of potato gnocchi for the dumplings, and thin strips of chicken breast for a hearty dinner sure to become your family's favorite.
How to Make Chicken and Dumplings
For a more traditional chicken and dumplings recipe, watch this video.
Stuffed Acorn Squash
Prepare the couscous according to the box, and then mix with ground beef, walnuts and cranberries. This will serve as the filling for the Acorn Squash. Be sure to scoop out all of the pulp and seeds first! Tip: Top the stuffing with grated parmesan.
Open-Faced Steak-and-Fries Sandwiches
Get the taste of a big sports bar entrée, at a fraction of the price -- and in the comfort of your own home! Thick slices of London broil are smothered in our beefy gravy. The tender meat is pilled high overtop French fries and a warm slice of toast for the ultimate feast.
"These crispy fish sandwiches are surprisingly sophisticated, budget-friendly and just plain fun!" - Rach
Build layer upon layer of quesadilla goodness to make up this budget-friendly casserole. Spread mashed black beans onto each flour tortilla before adding the corn-black bean mixture and cheese. Bake until the cheese is melted and serve with enchilada sauce.
How to Make Basic Salsa
Fell like your quesadilla casserole is missing something? Try topping it with fresh salsa. Watch this video to learn how to make it.
Pepper Steak Heroes
Short on cash and time, but in need of a flavorful and fulfilling dinner? Try out pepper steak heroes made with a flatiron steak -- which cooks up in no time. While you broil the steak, toss the rolls on a baking sheet and pop them into the oven as well. These buns, and everything inside, will be steaming hot and ready to devour.
Linguine with Salsa Verde Text
Topped with olives and filled with a parsley, capers and lemon juice mixture, this linguine isn't at all what you would expect from a budget-friendly recipe. It'll turn any weeknight dinner into a fancy evening.
Grilled Cheese-and-Chicken-Sausage Waffles
Have dinner for breakfast in this all-in-one meal. Mix cubed cooked chicken sausage into waffle batter before cooking them. Sprinkle cheese over top and serve with maple cheese for the ultimate breakfast dinner!
Grilled Pork Meatballs with Pineapple-Chipotle Chutney
There are few twists in this recipe. Add sesame seeds into the rice for an unexpected crunch. And the chutney, is the perfect mix of sweet and spicy, thanks to the chipotle chiles and canned pineapples.
On a cold night, the best thing to enjoy is a heaping bowl of soup. And spicy chorizo kicks it up a notch. Each spoonful will be hearty and filled with carrots, celery, garlic and white hominy. Serve warm corn tortillas on the side to mop up every last drop.
German Potato Pie
Fill a frozen pie shell with our potato mixture and bake until it's golden brown. Bacon and sauerkraut give this potato pie a little extra flavor, for a truly delish dinner. Tip: Serve with applesauce and sour cream on top.
How to Peel a Potato in 10 Seconds
Struggling to get the skin off the potatoes? Watch this video to learn the easiest way to get it off, in 10 seconds!