Everyone in your family will love the taste of these budget recipes - even the kids!
Canned biscuits turn into delicious dumplings in this quick-and-easy version of the traditional recipe. Use deli-roasted chicken
to save time; one roasted chicken yields about 3 cups, the amount needed for this recipe.
Total Time: 20 minutes
Just stir a few ingredients into cooked noodles for a super-fast, creamy supper. Maximize your time by steaming the broccoli and chopping the cooked ham while the pasta cooks.
Jarred spaghetti sauce and no-cook noodles take the labor out of this hearty traditional lasagna. The microwave speeds up
the whole process and gets the dish on the table in an hour.
Online User Comment:
"I made these with sourdough and they were amazingly delicious. Then again, how can you go wrong with butter and cheese :)"
Recipe: Extra Cheesy Grilled Cheese
Jalapeños give Richard’s Sloppy Joes a zesty kick. If you prefer less spice, just reduce the amount of picked peppers.
Total Time: 20 minutes
A homemade white sauce ready in 10 minutes? Yes, please. Round out the meal with a mixed green salad and lightly toasted Italian bread. You can lighten up the entrée by using reduced fat turkey bacon, 1/3-less-fat cream cheese, and 2% reduced-fat milk.
Bake Mini-Cheeseburgers easily in the oven for a new take on an old favorite. The small size is kid-friendly, and cooked patties
can be frozen for a quick solution for school lunches.
Enjoy fried chicken without the added fat or mess. Dredge the tenders in saltine crackers and pecans to add an extra layer
of crispiness and a nutty flavor. Then lightly coat them with cooking spray just before baking to ensure an extra crisp crust
every time. Serve this simple weeknight meal of oven-fried yum with your favorite honey mustard or Ranch dressing.
A frozen garlic bread loaf and deli fried chicken strips ensure this five-ingredient pizza will be ready for the oven in only
15 minutes. Serve it with a simple romaine lettuce salad tossed with grated Parmesan cheese, croutons, and your favorite bottled
Easy Skillet Cordon Bleu will be on the table in 20 minutes. If you don't have Swiss cheese or Canadian bacon, don't stress.
Substitute with what you have on hand--cheddar or Provolone and ham or turkey deli slices would be delicious. Complete the
meal with a microwavable bag of rice and a simple green salad.