50 Easy Family Meals to Make Under $5Easy, delicious and incredibly frugal!

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26. Mexican Tuna

We are always looking for a quick and easy lunch that is healthy too, Mexican Tuna ticks all the boxes.

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27. Bean and Veggie Quesadilla

Bean and Veggie Quesadillas can be a little bit fiddly, but makes a nice lunch or dinner and is a great way to get extra veggies into your diet!

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28. Cheap and Cheerful Slowcooked Lentil Dahl

Cheap and cheerful dinners don’t get much yummier than this Slow-cooked Lentil Dahl.

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29. Baked Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

When you’re looking for something positively delicious to throw together for dinner you can’t go past these Baked, Stuffed Sweet Potatoes With Rice and Chickpeas.

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30. Roasted Vegetable Pizza

The only problem you might have with making a Roasted Vegetable Pizza is convincing dad that you need his beer: not for drinking but for baking!

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31. Over Stuffed Zucchini

Here is a simple vegetarian side dish that is full of flavour and goodness!

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32. Spinach Tomato and Ricotta Frittata

Spinach Tomato and Ricotta Frittata is a bit of a mouthful to say, but tastes so good!!

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33. Honey Baked Chicken Pieces

Honey Baked Chicken Pieces is an easy and delicious dish for the whole family!  If you aren’t keen on chicken on the bone, you can substitute chicken pieces for breast – but reduce the cooking time to prevent it from over-cooking.

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34. Simple Curried Sausages

A simple, delicious recipe for Simple Curried Sausages that only takes a few to whip up.

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35. Baked Chicken Noodle Casserole

This Baked Chicken Noodle Casserole is hearty, delicious and perfect for a dinner with the fam. It’s got a few veggies, a hit of protein, and just enough carbs to make even fussy children happy.

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36. Basil Pesto Chicken Pasta

Easy yet so delicious!

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37. Chicken Rice Casserole

Layers of rice, chicken and vegetables in a soupy sauce with a crunchy topping – great for the whole family.

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38. Chicken and Mashed Potato Bake

Chicken and Mashed Potato Bake is the best comfort food!

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39. Mustard Chicken Casserole

Mustard Chicken Casserole combines a great number of flavours to come up with a beautiful dish that the whole family can enjoy.

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40. Golden Bake

This Golden Bake recipe is very frugal, very simple, very delicious!  It’s very similar to a Shepherd’s Pie.

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41. Sausage Stroganoff

Sausage Stroganoff works well with beef or pork sausages and is a great ‘kid-friendly’ version of the regular beef stroganoff!

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42. Toad in the Hole

Toad in the Hole is a very traditional English dish – it’s hearty, delicious and the kids love it!  This is a great way to use up cooked sausages leftover from a barbecue!

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43. Sausages in Pastry

I grew up eating sausages in pastry, and I make it for my family now, too.  Sometimes I add a bit of cheese or sliced potato or sweet potato for something different – they always taste great and such a frugal choice!

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44. Spaghetti Bolognaise

Bulk Spaghetti Bolognaise is a great way to save time and money in the kitchen as it is a family favourite.

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45. Stuffed Sausages

Here is another way to do the good old sausages. Stuffed Sausages is a fun meal the kiddies and adults will love them!

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46. Easy Glazed Meatloaf

Easy Glazed Meatloaf is a brilliant frugal recipe that will leave the family full and satisfied!

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47. Savoury Mince

Savoury Mince is always a good stand by meal. Can be used as a main dish or for a filling for pastries, on toast, Shepherd’s pie the list is endless!

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48. Creamy Cranberry Chicken Pasta

This Creamy Cranberry Chicken Pasta is a twist on the traditional Creamy Pasta dishes we all know and love. The cranberry sauce gives your taste buds something to zing about, yummy!

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49. Fried Rice

Do you love Special Fried Rice from the Chinese shop? Well surprise, surprise it is dead easy to make at home and you will be amazed at how yummy it is!

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50. Sour Cream and Chive Pasta

Sour cream and chives pasta, is a simple, quick and easy dinner to whip up. When time is running out and the kids are grumpy and hungry, they always love pasta!  Best of all – it costs under $10 to feed a family of four!

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