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27 Easy Meals That Won't Break The Bank

There's no shame in the cheap dinner game.

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2. Spaghetti with Meat Sauce

domesticsuperhero.com

"Ground beef can be expensive, so I substitute half the meat for minced mushrooms, and nobody ever notices. Just toss mushrooms in a food processor and pulse. After you brown the beef, add the mushrooms, seasonings, and tomato sauce. This also works with taco meat, chili, and sloppy joes." —MarcosMommy

Recipe here.

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16. Slow Cooker Pinto Beans With Rice and Salsa

gracefullittlehoneybee.com

"Every month, I make a big batch of brown rice and a big batch of (dried) pinto beans in the Crock Pot. Then I portion both of them out in 16-ounce containers. For a quick meal, toss one serving of rice, one serving of beans, and 8 ounces of your favorite salsa in a skillet. Heat through, and serve with your favorite taco toppings in a tortilla." —Samantha T.

Recipe here.

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