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    27 Easy Meals That Won't Break The Bank

    There's no shame in the cheap dinner game.

    We recently asked the BuzzFeed Community to share their favorite budget-friendly dinner staples. Here's what they said:

    1. Crispy Cheddar Chicken

    "Super easy: Just halve some chicken breasts, and dip them in milk, cheddar, and crushed Ritz crackers or breadcrumbs. Then bake." —powitspaige

    Recipe here.

    2. Spaghetti with Meat Sauce

    3. Slow Cooker Enchilada Soup

    4. Fish in Lemon & Butter Sauce

    5. Easy Fried Rice

    "This takes less than 10 minutes if you use day-old rice and frozen peas and carrots." —Jamie Silver, Facebook

    Recipe here.

    6. Pesto Chicken Bake

    7. Whole Wheat Penne With Sausage & Peppers

    "I use any produce that's about to turn, always with lots of garlic and olive oil." —Rhiannonelan

    Recipe here.

    8. Crock-Pot Salsa Verde Chicken

    9. Shakshuka

    10. Spicy Dr. Pepper Shredded Pork

    "Sweet and spicy. You can use a cheaper cut of meat and know that the Crock-Pot will break it down over several hours."—Diana Mia Gonzales, Facebook

    Recipe here.

    11. Cheesy Olive Bread

    "Olive bread is a big favorite with my family. Cheesy, salty, bready goodness." —Jessica B.

    Recipe here.

    12. 15-Minute Penne Rosa

    13. Tuna Casserole

    14. Curried Chickpeas With Spinach

    15. Homemade Chicken Shwarma

    "This too!" —Lisa Arielle Evans, Facebook

    Recipe here.

    16. Slow Cooker Pinto Beans With Rice and Salsa

    17. Easy Rigatoni Bake

    18. Chicken or Turkey Lettuce Wraps

    19. Sloppy Joe Casserole

    20. Roasted Veggie & Black Bean Tacos

    "Spend a few minutes chopping, then pile everything onto a baking sheet and roast." —Pauline Moran, Facebook

    Recipe here.

    21. Baked Tilapia in Foil or Parchment

    22. Vegetarian Lentil Chili

    23. Easy Chicken Curry

    24. Spaghetti Squash Carbonara

    "Top off with Parmesan cheese or prosciutto. So easy!" —Jessica Pick, Facebook

    Recipe here.

    25. Red Beans & Rice

    26. Sweet Potato, Shrimp & Kale Skillet

    27. Kielbasa Hash

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