25+ Healthy Dinners for Under $10! These cheap healthy meals are easy & frugal and fit perfectly into your monthly meal plan. Pair them with a simple dinner salad and my fluffy dinner rolls to complete each meal.
Have you ever thought to yourself, “I wonder how much this weeknight dinner would cost if took a moment to break it all down?“
It could turn out that your current comfort food meal (that you thought was a cheap, healthy meal) could actually be costing more than you think.
I am on a mission to show you how to make cheap healthy meals on a budget – that are also quick and easy! Stay tuned as I share with you all of the possibilities…
You are on your way to enjoying delicious, frugal, and healthy meals – while also staying within your budget!
The Best 25+ Meals for Under $10
I made this handy list of 25+ Meals for Under $10 to help you see what is possible with frugal meal planning. Using these recipes can also benefit you because they’re:
- Made with REAL FOOD…
- AND easy-to-find ingredients
- Plus, they’re often customizable for special diets (vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free & etc.)
The Truth of Your Food Costs
You deserve to know how much your meals are really costing you! I have gone through our quick and easy Crumbs dinner recipes, and I’ve come up with several ideas that are under $10. Often, you will hear how eating a wholesome diet is too expensive. I’m here to tell you that it is possible to stay healthy on a budget.
What can I cook on a tight budget?
When you are looking for cheap healthy dinner ideas… you can pick up these simple, easy-to-find ingredients and whip up something that will turn into your new comfort food favorite:
- Fresh vegetables (artichoke hearts have a lot of health benefits)
- Ground beef or ground turkey
- Pork chops
- Beans (black, pinto, chickpeas, etc)
What can I eat for under $10?
I have included 25 budget friendly recipes that are under $10. These cheap healthy dinner ideas are delicious and the best thing is, they are easy recipes.
You can always omit the meat and make it a delicious vegetarian dinner. If you are gluten free, you can substitute it with a gluten free product. These cheap healthy recipes can be made for anyone and everyone!
25+ Cheap Healthy Meals
- Instant Pot Steamed Shrimp
- The Best Burger Recipe
- Ground Beef Taco Meat
- Homemade Chicken Nuggets
- Slow Cooker Meatless Lasagna
- Homemade Spaghetti Sauce: 15 Minute Recipe
- Homemade Cast Iron Skillet Pizza
- Stuffed Bell Peppers
- Cheesy Mexi Lentil Macaroni
- Easy Vegetable Fried Rice
- Savory Pasta with Onions, Bacon and Greens
- One Pan Buffalo Chicken Potatoes
- Bacon Chicken Caesar Salad Wrap
- Instant Pot BBQ Chicken
- Fried Tortellini
- Weeknight Creamy Mushroom Pasta
- Homemade Buffalo Chicken Pizza
- Vegetable Pasta Primavera
- Homemade Hamburger Helper
- Chicken and Spinach Enchiladas with Creamy Salsa Verde Sauce
- Skillet Pizza Veggie Pasta
- Instant Pot Spanish Rice
- Easy 10 Minute Pan-Roasted Broccoli
- Instant Pot Baked Potatoes
- Instant Pot Yellow Rice
- Ridiculously Easy Potato Skins