25+ Easy Cheap Dinner Ideas

Getting the best value for your dollar means finding cheap ingredients that still taste just as good as a five-star restaurant.

The best easy, cheap dinner ideas are going to use low-cost ingredients like chicken or pasta. Stuff that is filling while also being very versatile.

Cheap Dinner Ideas

These easy, cheap dinner ideas will have a full course on the dinner table in no time.

Teriyaki Chicken for Two

Here is a dish that is made perfectly for two people, so you can get your money’s worth. A chicken with this much flavor can only be made with teriyaki.

 Chicken Alfredo

Chicken Alfredo might be expensive at a restaurant, but when you make it at home. It will be a lot cheaper and just as good. If you make it with milk instead of cream, then the dish is even healthier and a little lighter too.

Lasagna For Two

If you’re looking to cut down on prices, then it makes sense you don’t want to have to waste food either. This lasagna recipe for two is perfect because it makes two servings instead of one big pan.

Pad Thai for Two with Shrimp

This is another restaurant-quality dish that you can have on the table for half the price you would order out. Pad Thai is a very tasty dish that will have everyone asking for more.

School Pizza

Now you can make your own delicious version with an ingredient you love and still come under budget. This is a great dish to serve when you have people over because the leftovers keep really well so everyone can take some home with them.

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