It's okay to be lazy—take it easy with 5 delicious, no-effort dinners all under $3 a serving.
Cost per serving: $2.90
To save time (and avoid heating up your kitchen), you can buy pre-cooked, peeled and deveined shrimp in your supermarket’s freezer section. To cook it yourself, bring 2 quarts of water to a boil in a large pan. Add the shrimp, cook for 30 seconds, remove and rinse under cold water.
See recipe: Chilled Tomato Soup with Shrimp and Pesto