Listen, we know: Feeding the family can cost an arm and a (chicken) leg. That's why we developed these easy and affordable recipes—all $3 or less a serving!
Bookmark this page now, because it will become your new go-to source for easy, budget-friendly dinner recipes that you’ll want to make again and again. Everyone is looking for cheap and easy weeknight dinners, so we rounded up our very favorite dishes from the Southern Living Test Kitchen. Even though these affordable recipes don’t require much money or time, they are fresh, flavorful, and designed to satisfy even the heartiest eaters. Take your pick from filling soups and stews, crowd-pleasing lasagna, macaroni and cheese, comforting casseroles, pizza, and more. Best of all, most of these dinner recipes are under $5 a serving. Eating well on a budget just got much easier!