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    59 Easy And Cheap Dinner Ideas That You'll Want To Make On Repeat

    For happy wallets and heavy plates.

    Everything is just really expensive right now. Thanks, inflation. So if you're trying to cut back on eating out, we have some good news for you. We've compiled our favorite delicious and creative dinner recipes that prove that you can still have a great meal while being kind to your wallet. *Chef's kiss*

    1. Tofu Scramble

    skillet with tofu, mushrooms, broccoli and spinach

    2. Cheese Tortellini in Creamy Marinara

    skillet with tortellini in marinara sauce

    3. Sushi Bowl

    bowl with avocado, seaweed, carrots and crab

    4. Vegan 3-Bean Chili

    5. Egg Pizza With Scallions

    Pizza with sunny-side-up eggs on it

    6. Cauliflower and Chickpea Masala

    Cauliflower and Chickpea Masala with naan on a plate

    7. Taco Pizza

    8. Bacon and Egg Toast Cups

    Bacon and Egg Toast on a plate

    9. Baked Eggs With Roasted Vegetables

    Baked Eggs With Roasted Vegetables in a baking pan

    11. Caprese Grilled Cheese

    Caprese Grilled Cheese halves on a plate

    12. Chicken Noodle Soup

    Chicken Noodle Soup in a bowl

    13. Dal

    Curried lentils in a bowl with naan

    14. Black Bean Burgers

    Black bean burger with a sesame seed bun

    15. Caprese Balsamic Grilled Chicken

    Three pieces of grilled chicken topped with mozzarella, tomato, basil, and balsamic drizzle

    16. Tuna Melt

    Tuna melt with potato chips on a plate

    17. Sweet and Spicy Glazed Chicken

    18. 20-Minute Kimchi Fried Rice

    Kimchi Fried Rice with black sesame seeds in a bowl

    19. Classic Chicken and Avocado Burritos

    20. Rice Bowl With Fried Egg and Avocado

    Rice, fried egg, and avocado in a bowl

    21. Bibimbap

    Rice, shredded veggies, and mushrooms on a plate

    22. Sheet Pan Blackened Tilapia With Veggies

    Sheet Pan Blackened Tilapia With Zucchini in a roasting pan

    24. Creamy Tomato Shells

    Creamy Tomato Shells in a bowl

    25. Chicken Pesto Bowl

    Chicken Pesto Bowl

    26. Zucchini Corn Quesadillas

    Zucchini Corn Quesadillas on paper

    27. One-Pan Pizza Chicken

    One-Pan Pizza Chicken on a plate

    28. Super-Fresh Cucumber Tomato Salad

    Greek-type salad on a plate

    29. One-Pot Caprese Chicken Pasta

    Caprese Chicken Pasta cooking in a large pan

    30. Vegan Creamy Kale Pasta

    Vegan Creamy Kale Pasta in a bowl

    31. Greek Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

    32. One-Pot Bacon Broccoli Mac 'n' Cheese

    Close-up of Bacon Broccoli Mac 'n' Cheese

    34. Chicken and Mandarin Salad With Simple Sesame Dressing

    Chicken and Mandarin Salad With Simple Sesame Dressing in a large bowl

    35. 5-Ingredient Coconut Curry

    5-Ingredient Coconut Curry in a bowl

    36. Garlic Butter Capellini Pomodoro With Shrimp

    Garlic Butter Capellini Pomodoro With Shrimp in a bowl

    37. Vegetarian Sheet Pan Zucchini Parmesan

    Close-up of Garlic Butter Capellini Pomodoro With Shrimp on a fork

    38. Vegetable Enchilada Casserole

    Vegetable Enchilada Casserole

    40. Amazing Slow Cooker Turkey Tacos

    Turkey tacos

    41. P.F. Chang's Chicken Lettuce Wraps

    42. Orzo With Spinach and Roasted Red Peppers

    Close-up of Orzo With Spinach and Roasted Red Peppers on a plate

    43. Creamy Pappardelle Al Limone

    Creamy pappardelle in lemon sauce

    44. 5-Ingredient Thai Green Curry

    45. Lemon Parmesan Risotto With Peas

    A bowl of pea risotto

    46. Sausage and Creamy Cajun Orzo Skillet

    A creamy orzo skillet with sausage

    47. Pasta e Ceci (Italian Chickpea Soup)

    Pasta and chickpea soup

    48. 5-Ingredient Chicken Tortilla Soup

    49. White Bean and Artichoke Basil Toasts

    50. Portobello and Poblano Fajitas

    Poblano and mushroom fajitas

    51. Spicy Lentil Nachos With 3-Cheese Sauce

    Spicy Lentil Nachos With 3-Cheese Sauce

    52. Flourless Black Bean Brownie Muffins

    Close-up of Flourless Black Bean Brownie Muffins on a rack

    53. Chicken Satay With Peanut Sauce

    Chicken Satay With Peanut Sauce on a plate

    54. Sun-Dried Tomato, Kale, and White Bean Skillet

    Sun-Dried Tomato, Kale, and White Beans on a plate

    55. Grilled Cheese and Cream of Tomato Soup

    Grilled cheese beside a bowl of cream of tomato soup on a wooden board

    56. Baked Eggs in Marinara Sauce

    baked eggs in marinara sauce

    57. Mujadarra

    Mujadarra

    58. Simple Black Bean Soup

    Simple Black Bean Soup

    59. Big-Batch Minestrone

    Big-Batch Minestrone

    This article contains content previously curated by Hannah Loewentheil, Jesse Szewczyk, Marie Telling, Melissa Jameson, and  Ailbhe Malone. It was compiled by Lavanya Narayanan.