What’s on the menu at your house this week? We have a nice list of 5 dollar dinner ideas for Menu Planning. These recipes are all easy and delicious. Visit some of my favorite blogs and print out the recipes to feed your family quickly and for about $5 per serving!
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5 Dollar Dinner Ideas for Menu Planning Monday
Homemade Sloppy Joes Recipe – A Tasty Way to Stretch Your Food Dollars // More with Less Today
This classic is so easy to make and really warms the tummy. This is a family favorite at our house.
Easy Bacon Cheese Quiche Recipe // Organized Island
This Easy Bacon Cheese Quiche Recipe is perfect for an impromptu brunch or breakfast! Deliciously made with eggs, cheese and bacon, it is the perfect way to start the day!
Slow Cooker Vegan Barley Stew // by Mama Likes To Cook
This Slow Cooker Vegan Barley Stew is an easy dinner to make for less than $5 since most of the ingredients you probably have on hand already. This budget-friendly recipe only takes 3 hours in the slow cooker.
Crockpot Chicken Legs and Thighs // Low Carb Yum
This is a simple low-carb recipe for crockpot chicken legs and thighs that requires little prep. You can even place the ingredients in the slow cooker the night before for dinner meal prep!
Cheesy Italian Sausage Pasta Recipe // by Ann’s Entitled Life
This Cheesy Italian Sausage Pasta is the perfect $5 lunch or dinner recipe. It’s fast and easy to make and makes 8 servings leaving you leftovers for the next day.
Taco Soup Recipe // Organized Island
This easy Taco Soup recipe is a wonderful lunch or weeknight meal idea. Made with all the flavors of a delicious taco, the result is a hearty, flavorful warming soup.
Ham & Swiss Baked Penne // by Sweet and Savory Food
Everyone will love the cheesy goodness of this Ham & Swiss Baked Penne. This dish is a blend between a mac and cheese and a carbonara. It’s hard to believe that this delicious dish is made for around $5 a serving.
Chicken Bacon Ranch Pasta // Organized Island
This easy Creamy Chicken Bacon Ranch Pasta recipe is a delicious and comforting dinner idea that is made on your stovetop rather quickly. Bacon and spices make this ranch chicken pasta recipe that you will be making over and over again.
Slow Cooker Rice & Beans // by Organized 31
This Slow Cooker Rice & Beans recipe is budget-friendly on your time and money. Only takes 10 minutes to prep. Then toss everything in the slow cooker before you leave in the morning and enjoy a delicious dinner when you get home.
Air Fryer Whole Chicken // Low Carb Yum
If you need a fast and easy keto recipe, cooking a whole chicken in the air fryer is the way to go. It’s the perfect last-minute meal for when you need a quick dinner solution!
Patty Melt Recipe // Organized Island
This easy Patty Melt recipe is a comforting classic and a perfect winter dinner. Made with ground beef, melted cheese, and caramelized onions, it is a classic.
Cabbage & Sausage Saute // by Saving Everyday
This Cabbage & Sausage Saute is a one-pot meal that can be on the table in about 15 minutes for a quick, healthy & delicious $5 dinner that’s perfect for those busy nights.
Cheesy Ham Potato Soup // Organized Island
This easy Cheesy Ham Potato Soup is perfect for rainy, cold days! Made easily on your stovetop with just a few inexpensive ingredients, it makes a great comfort food meal!
Rice & Beans and Grilled Sausage & Veggies // by Happy Deal Happy Day
This Rice & Beans and Grilled Sausage and Veggies with Cilantro Lime Marinade meal is a delicious, budget-friendly dinner for any time of the year.
Cheesy Low Carb Keto Tuna Spinach Casserole // Low Carb Yum
A cheesy tuna casserole with spinach can be made in no time. This dish uses canned tuna and frozen spinach with cream, almond milk and cheese.
Vegetable Frittata with Broccoli and Sausage // by Saving Everyday
This Vegetable Frittata with Broccoli and Sausage is a great way to use up produce and leftovers. You can make it with any veggies you have in the house making it a versatile, filling, budget-friendly dinner that’s on the table in less than 30 minutes.
Slow Cooker Chicken Fajitas // Organized Island
Those are days when a tasty meal like slow cooker chicken fajitas comes in handy! Throw this together in minutes and enjoy a delicious meal.
Ham and Broccoli Quiche // Low Carb Yum
A basic low-carb quiche featuring ham, cheese, and broccoli. The crust is made with a blend of gluten-free almond and coconut flour.
These $5 dinner recipes are great for planning out delicious meals to feed your family during the week while staying on budget.
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Use Their Coupons for Groceries, Food, and Household Items
Amazon has a dedicated section for coupons that you can electronically “clip” and use. Head over to the coupon hub to look for what you need that’s on sale. Click on the item with a coupon box next to it then the discount will be applied at checkout.
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Join Amazon Prime
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Try Amazon’s Subscribe & Save Feature
Have you ever tried Amazon’s Subscribe and Save feature? It will save you at least 5-15% on your reoccurring purchases. Plus you won’t run out which is especially helpful these days. I use this for our favorite snacks, dog food, vitamins, household supplies, and more. You can pause or cancel orders easily from inside your account.
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