Cheap and Easy Meals
Do you ever wish you had a list a super cheap and easy 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!
Cheap and Easy Meals Under $1 Per Serving
Hot Dogs (make these buns into hot dog shaped buns!)
Eggs and Pancakes
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 cheap and easy meals that are $1 or less per serving below in the comments!
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