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5 Weeknight Meals for $5

5 Weeknight Meals for $5

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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!

Black Bean Enchiladas

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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!

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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!

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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!

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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.

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