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 We are big fans of meal planning and being frugal while at it.

But if you only know a handful of recipes and keep on recycling them week in and week out, things will definitely get boring.


I know we’ve given you so many recipe ideas over the years, but hey, if you are anything like me, I’d like my stuff nicely arranged in one place! Which is why we thought of listing 98 frugal meal ideas in one post.

Come on, I know you want to bookmark it!

Pork Recipes:

1. Slow Cooker Sausages in Onion Gravy

Slow cooker Sausages in Onion Gravy is perhaps one of the easiest recipes on the entire website to make! You can use any type of sausages, I particularly like using Italian style as it gives it a bit of a kick.

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2. Bacon and Veggie Slice

Oh, nothing better than a piece of Bacon and Veggie slice for lunch, this is an easy-to-cook recipe that is tasty and filling for the family.

102 Frugal Meal Ideas | Stay At Home Mum

3. Lemon Parmesan Pork Chops

Even if you aren’t a fan of pork chops, you need to try this recipe because lemon + Parmesan cheese + pork = love!

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via happymoneysaver.com

4. Spicy and Sweet Island Pork Tacos

This recipe is healthy, filling, and very easy to make! The combination of spicy and sweet makes this dish a big hit.

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via frugaldebtfreelife.com

5. Healthy Ham Veggie Cups

We used ham as our pastry and the result of these healthy snacks jampacked with veggies is TASTY!

102 Frugal Meal Ideas | Stay At Home Mum

6. Apple Cinnamon Slow Cooker Porkloin

One never goes wrong with apple and cinnamon. Work magic on your pork using this recipe!

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via rachelschultz.com

7. Braised Pork With Prunes

An easier to make and more family-friendly version of the French classic!

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via deliaonline.com

8. Sweet N Sour Pork

Do your own take away at home with this yummy Sweet N Sour Pork recipe. You know exactly what has gone into it and it tastes even better than the takeaway one!

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9. Sausage Casserole

Sausage Casserole is an easy “all-in” recipe that provides a wonderful and complete dinner for the entire family!

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10. Electric Pressure Cooker – Creamy Mushroom Pork Chops

If you have an electric pressure cooker and want to use it for more than just boring stews, here’s a recipe that you need to check out!

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via afunandfrugallife.com

11. Crock Pot BBQ Pulled Pork Recipe for Under $15 – Easy and Frugal

Who doesn’t love pulled pork? At least everybody in my house does! Here’s a yummy, savoury recipe you can add to your growing list of crock pot recipes.

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via genxfinance.com

12. Smothered Pork Chops Recipe

Tired of plain old pork chops? Try this recipe! The secret is in flipping the pork chops every hour to maximise the flavour.

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via thefrugalchef.com

13. Slow Cooker Barbecue Pork Roast

I’m usually not a fan of doing pork roasts in the slow cooker, only because they are so good in the oven with crackling and all the trimmings, but I’ll make an exception for this one – it’s delicious!

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14. Easy Ground Pork Stir Fry

Mince is a staple in any frugal homemaker’s shopping list. The best part about this recipe? The entire things costs only a little more than $5 to make!

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via frugalnutrition.com

15. Pulled Pork and Homemade Coleslaw

What’s better than pulled pork sandwich? A pulled pork sandwich that has homemade coleslaw in it!

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via amindfullmom.com

16. Pineapple Pork Loin

There’s something about the duo of pineapple and pork — the refreshing, tangy taste of pineapple perfectly complements savoury pork. What’s better is that this recipe only needs two ingredients!

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via frugaldebtfreelife.com

 17. Italian Stuffed Capsicums

The humble mince makes another appearance in this yummy Italian recipe. Double points for frugality by using rice!


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via lmld.org


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