The perfect summertime meal incorporates fresh vegetables, light add-ons, and your favorite meat or pasta to bring it all together. But how can you incorporate all of these things without emptying your wallet? Continue reading to find 5 healthy and budget friendly recipes that will satisfy your summertime cravings.
Crustless Quiche with Summer Vegetables. This meal is both fancy and practical, using whatever vegetables you happen to have around, and leaving out the carb-loaded crust. For just $6, or $1.50 per person, it’s an inexpensive dinner option for summertime. Click here for the recipe!
Kielbasas and Potato Skillet. This meal idea is particularly cheap, while still savory and filling. A sautéed blend of kielbasa sausage, fresh green peppers, and your favorite type of potatoes (Red, Russet, Yukon.) You can enjoy this dish for just $5, or roughly $0.84 cents per serving! Click here for the directions.
Shakshuka. This low cost dish originates from Israel, and is a combination of sautéed onion, fire roasted tomatoes, and a blend of spices like paprika and cayenne pepper. Crack a few eggs l;1*-+n top, broil, and you’re finished. You can enjoy this meal for roughly $10, or $3 per serving. Click here for the full recipe!
One-Pot Vegetable Jambalaya. This meal costs only $3.90 total, or $0.65 per person. It is a marriage of chopped vegetables, a variety of spices, and long-grain white rice flavored with Worcestershire and a spicy kick of green chilies. Click here for the recipe!
Roast Chicken with Potatoes and Butternut Squash. This dish incorporates baked chicken with fresh butternut squash, savory red potatoes, minced garlic and sage. You can enjoy this recipe for around $9, or $1.62 per serving! Click here for the directions.