10 Family Dinners Under $10

  • 10 Family Dinners Under $10 1 of 11
    Easy, kid-friendly meals on a budget
  • 10 Easy Family Meals for Under $10 2 of 11
    Try making a double batch of this iconic French vegetable stew for two (or even three!) cheap meals in one. Sop it up with hearty bread the first night, then serve the leftovers on top of pizza. Make ratatouille »
  • Shrimp Fried Rice 3 of 11
    Shrimp Fried Rice
    Even the cheapest restaurant eats can add up fast, so the next time you’re craving Chinese takeout, cook up some fried rice yourself! Low in cost and high in flavor, it’s also a great way to use up whatever you’ve got in the fridge.
    Make shrimp fried rice »
  • Pasta with Roasted Vegetables and Tomato Sauce 4 of 11
    Pasta with Roasted Vegetables and Tomato Sauce
    Made with affordable — and fresh — ingredients like tomatoes, eggplant, and onions, this kid-friendly dish is a convenient go-to when you can’t figure out what to do with all that spaghetti in your pantry.
    Make pasta with roasted vegetables and tomato sauce »
  • Lemon Grilled Chicken 5 of 11
    Lemon Grilled Chicken
    Just because summer’s over doesn’t mean you have to retire the barbeque (just throw on a sweater!). This zesty recipe uses lemons and cayenne for a budget-friendly marinade that adds some kick to the old weeknight standard.
    Make lemon grilled chicken »
  • Huevos Rancheros 6 of 11
    Huevos Rancheros
    At less than $2 per dozen, the incredible, edible egg is an über-cheap source of protein. Add in some salsa, black beans, and kale to make this classic Mexican breakfast hearty enough to dish up for dinner.
    Make huevos rancheros »
  • Ricotta Gnocchi with Lemon and Basil 7 of 11
    Ricotta Gnocchi with Lemon and Basil
    These pillow-y, riccota-filled gnocchi give you gourmet flavor without the high price tag. Plus, the kids will get a kick out of helping you make it!
    Make ricotta gnocchi with lemon basil »
  • Black-Bean Quesadillas 8 of 11
    Black-Bean Quesadillas
    Beans are one of the least expensive ways to get your protein during dinnertime. Stuffing them into quesadillas is the easiest way to make sure they’re gobbled up by the whole family!
    Make black-bean quesadillas»
  • Baked Spaghetti Squash 9 of 11
    Baked Spaghetti Squash
    Embracing seasonal produce is a smart way to get top-notch veggies on the cheap. Squash takes center stage in this fall casserole, which makes enough for four — plus leftovers!
    Make baked spaghetti squash »
  • Lentil Chilli 10 of 11
    Lentil Chilli
    There’s a reason these tiny legumes are a staple of cuisines the world over: they may be the cheapest protein source around. Use them in a pot of chili for an Indian-inspired twist on everyone’s favorite winter stew.
    Make lentil chili »
  • Spaghetti Cacio e Pepe e Fagioli 11 of 11
    Spaghetti Cacio e Pepe e Fagioli
    Spaghetti again? Get out of the red-sauce rut by tossing pasta with a can of white beans, a handful of Parmesan, and a generous dose of ground pepper. Throw in a quick salad, and you’ve got dinner on the table for just a few bucks.
    Make spaghetti cacio e pepe e fagioli »

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