An easy meal plan for the picky eaters in your family.
Cost per serving: $2.39
Fresh parsley is the key ingredient in chimichurri sauce, a perfect complement to a robust steak. If you can’t find skirt steak at your supermarket, you can use flank or hanger steak―both work just as well.
See recipe: Skirt Steak with Chimichurri
Cost per serving: $2.20
This one-dish dinner is an unusual twist on traditional Italian fare. Artichokes make a toothsome addition, and kalamata olives offer a nice salty touch.
See recipe: Pasta with Chicken and Artichokes
Cost per serving: 92¢
Breakfast for dinner? You bet! These substantial waffles are great for kids and made with super-cheap ingredients. Serve with a drizzle of maple syrup, or for a more sophisticated topping, try tomato salsa.
See recipe: Ham and Cheddar Supper Waffles
Cost per serving: $2.29
At only 195 calories, this meaty salad is substantial enough for supper. If you’ve got leftover steak, chicken or pork, use that instead of roast beef.
See recipe: Roast Beef and Romaine Salad
Cost per serving: $1.61
This tasty entrée takes just 12 minutes to prepare and cook, and is infinitely versatile. You can swap in tomatoes for the sun-dried tomatoes, or use chicken instead of tuna.
See recipe: Italian Tuna Melts