Do you ever wish you had a list a super cheap meals that you could easily find with recipes that cost under $1 per serving? Well let's make one here! Here are some of my favorite meals and meal ideas that cost less than $1 per person served. Let us know your favorites (or link to them!) in the comments section!
Hot Dogs (make these buns into hot dog shaped buns!)
Eggs and Pancakes
Vegetable Soup (or Garbage Soup!)
I also asked you a few weeks ago on the Little House Living Facebook page and here are some of your ideas!
Velveeta skillets meals...I skimp on the chicken, so it is about $2.25 a meal, making it cheap to feed my family of 4! ~ Amanda
I boil a box of rotini noodles. Then I brown up a pound of ground beef. Once its browned I add a can of Italian seasoned diced tomatoes, and a can of manwich. Once its all cooked through I add it to the rotini noodles and serve. Its AWESOME!! Its my kids' favorite recipe ever. ~ Tanya
Small pasta, leSuer Peas....a lil garlic....YUM ~ Alison
Eggs served on a bed of sauteed spinach ~ Holly
Mom created this & I still eat it. It's 2 packs of Ramen noodles, 1 pack of hot dogs, 1 can of vegetable soup. Cook noodles according to directions. Drain, leave some water in the pan. Mix 1 packet of flavoring, the hot dogs & soup together. Let sit 5 minutes & serve. ~ BobbiKay
Ground beef browned with some onion,add some peas,make a milk gravy & serve over toast or boiled potatoes.IE S.O.S ~ Jackie
Ratatouille ~ Joy
Omelets and quiche..... and homemade soups and stews - always ~ Marci
Pinto beans, cheese muffins, and hashbrown casserole or beef tips and rice ~ Faith
Pasta, breakfast for dinner, beans and cornbread, hamburger helper, nachos ~ Elizabeth
Orrichette pasta, broccoli, garlic, red pepper flakes and real parmesan. A little pasta water makes it all come together. My favorite breakfast (I freeze them in big batches) is ww tortillas w/SW spiced, diced and roasted sweet potato, whole black beans, shredded cheddar and verde salsa. Since i make everything from scratch (except the cheese!) it's super cheap and utterly delicious. ~ Sandy
Soup or Burgers 1 lb. Gr. beef cooked and 1 can Campbell's vegetable soup. Mix all together put on hamburger buns. Really good!! ~ Susan
Macaroni and cheese with diced browned spam. ~ Cliff
We have our own hens, so a cheap meal on the fly for our family is breakfast for dinner. Pancakes from scratch, served with eggs on the side. ~ Charity
Dumplings with bacon and sauerkraut. ~ Georgette
Wegman's angel hair pasta with their vodka sauce served with buttered peas on the side. ~ Sally
Homemade pizza on a tortillas . Use pizza sauce, cheese, crumbled hamburger, shredded cheese, and veggies of choice ~ Rachel
Pinto beans and cornbread. Add some fresh diced onion, tomato and cilantro on top if you have it. YUM!!! ~ Becky
Share your favorite meals that are $1 or less per serving below in the comments!
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