10 Dinners that Cost Less than $3 per serving

You don’t have to sacrifice delicious and nutritious meals when you’re trying to save money. Here’s the proof!

1) Sweet Potato and Black Bean Tacos

This delicious vegetarian recipe includes seasoned and roasted sweet potatoes. This is one of those recipes that doesn’t make you miss meat!


Estimated Cost Per Serving: $3

2) Cheesy Meatball & Zucchini Noodle Skillet

A cheese-lover-that’s-on-a-low-carb-diet’s dream! This recipe is as good as it looks!


Estimated Cost Per Serving: $2.80

3) Mexican Stuffed Bell Peppers

We make these at least once a week at my house. We use a $1 box of Rice-a-Roni for the rice.


Estimated Cost Per Serving: $3.50

4) Chicken Parmesan in Zucchini Boats

Another low-carb dinner staple that we eat on the reg.


Estimated Cost Per Serving $3.60

5) Teriyaki Turkey Burgers with Grilled Pineapples

This will out-do any cheeseburger at your next BBQ. Guaranteed. We use store-bought teriyaki sauce because it’s cheap, and because we are lazy.

Estimated Cost Per Serving: $2.90

6) Best-Ever Healthy Turkey Chili

It really is the BEST EVER!

Estimated Cost Per Serving: $2.80

7) Tomato and Ricotta Whole Wheat Pasta

A super wholesome, quick and deliciously cheap dinner!

Estimated Cost Per Serving: $2.50

8) Chicken and Avocado Burritos

I sometimes make these ahead on Sunday night, and stick them in the fridge. Tah-duh! I have quick and easy dinners (or lunches) on the run.

Estimated Cost Per Serving: $3

9) Baked Chicken Parmesan

A healthy twist on a classic comfort food. This recipe is super inexpensive, and will impress your family or dinner guests.

Estimated Cost Per Serving: $3

10) Lemon Chicken and Potatoes

This recipe is our go-to for cheap, healthy dinners. Simple, easy, and SO flavorful

Estimated Cost Per Serving: $3

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