Budget Dinners

Supper for a family of four for under $10? Sure, it's possible. Here, new recipes that are tasty and thrifty.

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Thai Steak Salad

Alison Miksch

Thai Steak Salad

The longer you marinate the beef, the tastier it gets.


Makes: 4 servings

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Tikki Hut Chicken Drumsticks

Alison Miksch

Tikki Hut Chicken Drumsticks

Have the kids crush the cornflake crumbs in a resealable bag while you assemble the ingredients for this crunchy, yummy dish. Serve sides of rice and steam vegetables.


Makes: 4 servings

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Linguini and Tomato-Clam Sauce

Alison Miksch

Linguini and Tomato-Clam Sauce

Here's a fresh twist on a classic pasta dish. Canned clams taste just as good as fresh, and juicy cherry tomatoes brighten up the meal.


Makes: 4 servings

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Super Shepherd's Pie

Alison Miksch

Super Shepherd's Pie

Kids will love this hybrid of a Sloppy Joe and a meat pie. They may not notice the good-for-you veggies we tossed in.


Makes: 6 servings