5 Weeknight Meals for $5
You’re busy. The grocery bills keep climbing. And the daily question remains the same: “What’s for dinner?”
We have answers to all of these dinnertime dilemmas by pulling together this simple one-stop recipe central for weeknight meals that are easy to make and won’t break the bank. For around $5 per recipe (that’s about $1.25 or less per serving for most of these recipes!), you can have hot, homemade meals on your table without a lot of fuss. So, who needs takeout?
BLACK BEAN AND CORN ENCHILADAS
Craving Mexican? These enchiladas are a cinch to put together. The south-of-the-border flavors and colors will have you thinking you just stepped into your favorite Mexican restaurant. Your wallet will tell you otherwise!
BAKED PASTA WITH SRIRACHA MEAT SAUCE
Spaghetti gets a new flavor twist with the pumped-up flavor of Sriracha. You get dinner on the table in no time without spending a fortune—how fortunate for you!
BAKED CHEDDAR MAC AND CHEESE
Think outside the box. This homemade mac and cheese is easy to make but so much more satisfying than the box variety. Yum!
CRUNCHY-TOPPED MEAT LOAF
On a cold winter night, what could be more soothing than coming home to a meat loaf dinner? It will smell like you’ve been cooking all day—but you won’t be!
SWEET POTATOES, LENTILS AND BROWN RICE
Can it get any better? You are going to love this dish for so many reasons…homemade, healthy, quick to prepare AND under $5.