9 Cheap Dinner Ideas for Weeknight Meals
Cook pasta and top it with a simple homemade tomato sauce made from canned tomatoes, garlic, onions, and basic seasonings.
Sauté a mix of colorful vegetables like bell peppers, carrots, broccoli, and snap peas in soy sauce and garlic. Serve over rice or noodles.
Combine cooked rice, canned beans (black, pinto, or refried), shredded cheese, and your favorite salsa in tortillas for quick and filling burritos.
Transform leftover rice into fried rice by stir-frying it with beaten eggs, frozen mixed vegetables, and soy sauce.
Dice and cook potatoes with onions and bell peppers until crispy. Top with fried or poached eggs for a hearty and satisfying meal.
Make a nutritious omelette using eggs and any combination of vegetables, cheese, and herbs you have on hand.
Warm up canned black beans and season them with cumin, garlic, and chili powder. Serve in taco shells with shredded lettuce, cheese, and salsa.
Make your own pizza dough and top it with tomato sauce, cheese, and any leftover vegetables or meats you have.
Serve canned tomato soup with a side of grilled cheese sandwiches made with bread and cheese.