Recipes Under $20

Easy Chicken Pad Thai

Easy Chicken Pad Thai

Easy Chicken Pad Thai Serves 4 Ingredients for the Sauce: 2 TBS sesame oil – stock 4 Tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce – stock 1 Tablespoon sriracha – stock 3 Tablespoons lime juice – stock 3 Tablespoons brown sugar – stock 2 Tablespoons fish sauce – stock Ingredients for the Pad Thai: 8 oz. flat rice[…]

One-Pot Chili Mac & Cheese

One-Pot Chili Mac & Cheese

One-Pot Chili Mac & Cheese Serves 6 Ingredients: 1 Tablespoon of olive oil – stock 1 spanish or yellow onion, chopped finely – $1.19 2 cloves of garlic, minced – stock ½-lb lean ground beef – $5.49 12-oz bottle of beer (I used a wheat beer, Blue Moon) – stock 2½ cups low-sodium chicken broth[…]

Pulled Pork Pasta Salad

Pulled Pork Pasta Salad

Pulled Pork Pasta Salad Serves 12 as a side dish Note: This salad was intended as a straight-up side dish to enjoy pretty much any season. As I wasn’t entertaining a large group of guests, I found myself scarfing up just about all of the leftovers after our first round of photos and tastings. At[…]

Sweet & Savory Asian-style Pulled Pork

Asian Pulled Pork

Sweet & Savory Asian-Style Pulled Pork Serves 8 Inspired by Dessert Before Dinner Dry Rub Ingredients: ½-Tablespoon Chinese Five Spice – $2.26 Generous amount of freshly ground black pepper – stock ½-Tablespoon kosher salt – stock ½-Tablespoon packed brown sugar – stock 1 teaspoon ground ginger – stock 5lb bone-in pork shoulder – $10.51 Ingredients[…]

Spinach-Mango Salad Pizzettes

Mango Pizzette

Spinach-Mango Salad Pizzettes Makes 6 Pizzettes Ingredients: 1-package whole-wheat pita breads (6 per package) – $2.59 1/3 lb. Fontina cheese, shredded – $2.00 1 ripe mangoes, pitted and cut into ¼” dice – $1.00 3 Tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped – $0.99 1 Jalapeno pepper, minced – $0.14 ¼ cup Bermuda onion, finely diced – $0.79[…]