Take the chill off this season with these hearty and delicious family dinners
Come in from the cold to these hearty and delicious family favorites. They're inexpensive, easy to prepare and sure to warm
you up this winter. Plus, we've included a printable shopping list to make your meal planning even easier.
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Cost per serving: $3.50
Start off the week with this simple stir-fry and have dinner on the table in less than 30 minutes. To up the nutritional value, swap brown rice for the noodles.
See recipe: Stir-Fried Beef with Noodles
Cost per serving: $2.84
This classic recipe tastes delicious as is, but you can turn up the heat even more if you'd like. Simply stir some cayenne into the barbecue sauce mixture or pass hot sauce at the table.
See recipe: Pork and Beans
Cost per serving: $3.30
For a tasty fish dinner on a budget, you can't beat this flavorful recipe. Serve with roasted potatoes and steamed carrots to round out the meal.
See recipe: Tilapia Piccata
Cost per serving: $1.68
These crowd-pleasing sandwiches are great for a party as sliders -- just use small dinner rolls instead of full size. Prepare the sandwiches, wrap and refrigerate, then add the cheese and toast right before serving.
See recipe: Philly Chicken Sandwiches
Cost per serving: $3.18
If your family doesn't like shellfish, mix up this recipe by trying it with chicken instead. Sauté until the chicken is cooked through.
See recipe: Whole-Wheat Couscous with Shrimp
Cost per serving: $1.35
You'll want to save room for dessert with this decadent treat! Customize this recipe by using a heaping tablespoon of semisweet chocolate chips for the Nutella if you like chocolate but not the hazelnuts, or try bananas instead of strawberries or a combination.
See recipe: Nutella and Strawberry Crepes