Cooking on a Budget: Affordable & Delicious Dishes

Cooking on a Budget: Affordable & Delicious Dishes

If you’re looking for flavorful and budget-friendly meals that won’t break the bank, you’re in the right place! Our Cooking on a Budget: Affordable & Delicious Dishes recipe collection has got you covered. With a little creativity and smart shopping, you can whip up mouthwatering dishes without straining your wallet.


  • 1. 2 cups of rice
  • 2. 1 pound of ground beef
  • 3. 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 4. 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 5. 1 can of diced tomatoes
  • 6. 1 can of black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 7. 1 tablespoon of chili powder
  • 8. 1 teaspoon of cumin
  • 9. Salt and pepper to taste
  • 10. Shredded cheddar cheese for garnish
  • 11. Chopped fresh cilantro for garnish


  1. Start by cooking the rice according to package instructions. Set it aside.
  2. In a large skillet, brown the ground beef over medium-high heat, breaking it into small pieces as it cooks.
  3. Add the chopped onion and minced garlic to the skillet and sauté until the onion is translucent.
  4. Stir in the diced tomatoes, black beans, chili powder, cumin, salt, and pepper. Simmer for 10 minutes.
  5. Serve the flavorful beef mixture over the cooked rice, garnished with shredded cheddar cheese and fresh cilantro.
  6. Enjoy your budget-friendly and delicious meal!

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Cook up a storm without breaking the bank with this delectable budget-friendly dish. It’s perfect for satisfying your taste buds and your wallet.

Nutrition Information: (per serving) Calories: 350 | Protein: 20g | Carbohydrates: 45g | Fat: 10g | Fiber: 8g

Looking for more budget-friendly recipes? Keep exploring our collection, and you’ll discover a variety of affordable and tasty dishes that your family will love.

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