For a gooey and comforting meal, whip up one of these easy cheese dinners.
Cost per serving: $1.90
Mozzarella and Parmesan are the star ingredients in this Italian-flavored recipe. It’s easy, too: Make the entire entrée in one skillet.
See recipe: Skillet Chicken Parmesan
Cost per serving: 50¢
This comforting dish, made up of kitchen staples like bread, milk and eggs, makes a perfect weeknight supper.
See recipe: Easy Cheese Bake
Cost per serving: $1.33
Fat: 17g (sat 11g)
This soup puts the flavor of cheese front and center, but makes it light enough to enjoy as a healthy dinner.
See recipe: Broccoli-Cheese Soup
Cost per serving: $1.37
If you're craving comfort food, this recipe is sure to hit the spot! For extra flavor, sprinkle the top with additional Cheddar before the final 10 to 15 minutes of cooking time.
See recipe: Turkey Chili Cheese Pie with Cornmeal Crust
Cost per serving: $1.07
Individual biscuits are the jumping off point for this budget meal. Top them off with homemade chili and cheese, then watch your family race to the table.
See recipe: Chili-Cheese Biscuit Pies
Cost per serving: $3.08
Topped with a slice of bread and melted Gruyère cheese, this rich, homemade soup makes a satisfying meal in a bowl.
See recipe: Onion Soup Gratiné
Cost per serving: $1.78
Your family will be impressed with the taste and presentation of this affordable Broccoli-Sweet Onion-Cheese Tart recipe. Parmesan-Garlic Cheez-Its work well in this recipe, but you can use any type of cheese cracker.
Recipe: Broccoli-Sweet Onion-Cheese Tart
Cost per serving: $3.43
Bake this crunchy, cheesey take on Frito-pie ahead of time. All you'll have to do when guests arrive is set it our with toppings, like salsa and sour cream, and watch it dissappear.
See recipe: Football Fiesta Casserole
Cost per serving: $2.29
This easy, 6-ingredient chicken taco casserole makes a great choice for your family's Mexican night.
See recipe: Cheesy Chicken Taco Casserole
Cost per serving: $3.12
This Italian classic that's easy to make and easy on your budget.
See Recipe: Easy Chicken Parmesan
Cost per serving: $1.18
Instead of fresh tomatoes, substitute a 35-ounce can of whole tomatoes packed in juice. Incorporate the juice but omit the 1 cup of water.
See Recipe: Tomato Soup with Cheddar Croutons