Cook up affordable meals on the go with this meal planner.
Week nights during the holidays can be super busy, but with the right recipe you can serve a homemade meal fast. Find eight
tasty entrees here.
Cost per serving: $3.13
Arugula's peppery flavor adds a delightful kick to this salad, but baby spinach is also a great choice. If you have it on hand or if it's on sale at the market, feel free to swap it in.
See recipe: Pork Milanese
Cost per serving: $1.69
This quick and easy pasta will break the cycle of weekly spaghetti and marinara with its rich flavor.
See recipe: Pasta with Sausage and Broccoli Rabe
Cost per serving: $1.84
Using canned clams makes this recipe easy to manage, while still tasting like your favorite Italian restaurant's pricy version.
See recipe: Linguine with White Clam Sauce
Cost per serving: $2.82
Before you start, place the meat inthe freezer for about 20 minutes to make it easier to cut.
See recipe: Asian Ginger Beef
Cost per serving: $1.78
This dish is the ideal home for spare spaghetti. Have angel hair or linguine instead? It will work just fine, so toss it in. Extra cooked pasta will keep covered for up to five days in the fridge.
See recipe: Pasta and Vegetable Frittata
Cost per serving: $1.72
Bring some spicy flavors to dinner with this Cuban-inspired dish. Freeze any extra individual portions and reheat for a quick lunch or dinner on another day.
See recipe: Cuban Black Beans and Rice
Cost per serving: $2.59
Beef and mushrooms will be a hit every time, but this recipe is sure to please with it's spicy dijon flavor.
See recipe: Beef and Mushrooms Dijon