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Quick & Budget Friendly Family Dinners

If you’re struggling with coming up with quick dinners that won’t break the bank for the whole family to love, then this meal plan is for you! It’s packed with easy dinners that take little to no time on your busy weeknight. These meals also are low-cost, making room in your budget for all the *extras* that parenting can demand!
Quick & Budget Friendly Family Dinners
Quick & Budget Friendly Family Dinners
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About This Meal Plan

There is nothing better than gathering around a home-cooked meal with family. The only problem? Sometimes it feels like too much work, especially when you are trying to stick to a budget.

Check out our 5-day meal plan that is quick and budget-friendly! You'll love these simple recipes that are both delicious and easy to make. Plus, they're all under $10 per serving! So put down your phone, turn off the TV, and get cooking! Your family will be so happy you did.

From taco night to yummy stir fry, these meals come together quickly and are packed with flavors and ingredients that your whole family will love! If you’re the main cook for your family, you will love how quickly these weeknight dinners come together. And if you’re the family finance expert, you will enjoy knowing that these delicious meals are cost-efficient also!


  • Monday – Gigi Hadid Pasta

  • Tuesday – Potato and Chorizo Tacos

  • Wednesday – Steak and Scallion Stir Fry

  • Thursday– Brussel Sprout Hash with Soft Poached Egg

  • Friday – Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken

Main Ingredients for the Week:
Penne pasta, tomatoes, basil, potatoes, chorizo, ground beef, Brussels sprouts, chicken thighs, and cabbage.

Monday – Baked Tomato Pasta

PASTAPASTA

Gigi Hadid Pasta

SideChef

Meatless Monday usually ends up being pasta night in our house! This delicious penne alla vodka recipe has fresh flavors like basil that make it perfect for a summer dinner that is sure to please the whole crew! Mix it up with different pasta shapes—the kids will get a kick out of it!

Tuesday - Potato and Chorizo Tacos

LUNCHDINNER

Potato and Chorizo Tacos

Vodka & Biscuits

Packed full of flavor, these Potato and Chorizo Tacos are a break from traditional beef or chicken tacos! Your family will love the savory flavors and slight spice! You’d never guess that this is the cheapest dinner of the week!

Wednesday - Steak and Scallion Stir Fry

LUNCHLUNCH

20-Minute Korean Beef Bowl

SideChef

I love the flavors of Asian cuisine, and this 20-minute beef bowl looks flavorful and delicious! Serve over simple white rice or whip up some vegetable fried rice for some extra flavor.

Thursday – Brussels Sprout Hash with Soft Poached Egg

BREAKFASTBRUNCH

Brussels Sprout Hash with Soft Poached Egg

Feasting at Home

Savory brussels sprouts with the richness of egg yolk? This perfect breakfast for dinner can be served with toast for dipping for the adults, and pancakes for the kiddos! It’s a great way to add in greens—and makes an awesome brunch recipe too!

Friday – 5-Ingredient BBQ Chicken Sandwich with Ranch Slaw

SANDWICHLUNCH

5-Ingredient BBQ Chicken Sandwich with Ranch Slaw

SideChef

What’s easier than a slow cooker meal? Not much! This recipe comes together quickly and can be the base for many different meals. You can put it on sandwiches, in quesadillas, or even on a baked potato!

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