cheap recipes - cook for a week
(Recipe Collection)

12 Recipes Created by MANHATTANETTE

Each Sunday, I pick 2 of these recipes to cook for lunches and dinners for the week. I adjust recipes to make about 4 servings of each recipe, or to make more and freeze half for another week.

Recipes in this Collection

Seafood Pasta
Very Good 4.1/5
(26 ratings)
Seafood Pasta

cheap and fastSubmitted by ARC10SGRRL

Carbs: 26.7g | Fat: 5.3g | Fiber: 0.8g | Protein: 11.2g | Calories: 197.9
Rainbow chicken and rice
Good 3.5/5
(10 ratings)
Rainbow chicken and rice

Really yummy, healthy and rather cheap to make. My husband and daughter love this recipe. It is a spin off of the traditional chicken and rice. I listed portions for serving of 8(food for 2 days), but you can cut down if needed. Submitted by YCATSTOUCH

Carbs: 19.6g | Fat: 1.2g | Fiber: 3g | Protein: 10.8g | Calories: 128.9
Mediterranean Chicken & Brown Rice Casserole
Very Good 4.5/5
(90 ratings)
Mediterranean Chicken & Brown Rice Casserole

Easy to make casserole that's healthy!Submitted by JULIAKELLY

Carbs: 24.1g | Fat: 5g | Fiber: 2.7g | Protein: 13.5g | Calories: 195.4
Chipotle Chicken Tortilla Soup
Incredible! 5.0/5
(6 ratings)
Chipotle Chicken Tortilla Soup

If you like spicy food, you'll love this. Purchase corn muffins from your supermarket bakery to round out the meal.

Carbs: 31.3g | Fat: 7.1g | Fiber: 3.8g | Protein: 25g | Calories: 277.5
Turkey Quesadilla Pie
Very Good 4.8/5
(4 ratings)
Turkey Quesadilla Pie

YUMMY!Submitted by LIGHTWRITER822

Carbs: 30.8g | Fat: 7.5g | Fiber: 7.1g | Protein: 23.1g | Calories: 272.4
Raspberry-pistachio crusted chicken
Incredible! 5.0/5
(2 ratings)
Raspberry-pistachio crusted chicken

This is from Woman's Health Magazine and is excellent!Submitted by LORIBURKS1

Carbs: 16.5g | Fat: 6.3g | Fiber: 3.3g | Protein: 30.3g | Calories: 248.7
Hearty
Very Good 4.8/5
(9 ratings)
Hearty "Keema" Curry Lentil Soup

This soup is so hearty and satsifying, with unique flavors inspired by Keema (an Indian casserole). It makes 8 very hearty servings and is really delicious with naan bread.

If you prefer a vegetarian soup, simply omit the ground turkey. Submitted by TOMIANNIE

Carbs: 34.3g | Fat: 1.9g | Fiber: 6.8g | Protein: 22.9g | Calories: 236.7
Slow Cooker Savory Pork Chop Dinner
Very Good 4.0/5
(5 ratings)
Slow Cooker Savory Pork Chop Dinner

Savory herbs and onion season new potatoes and pork chops in a low-fat mushroom and wine sauceSubmitted by DOWN2SEXY

Carbs: 33.2g | Fat: 18.7g | Fiber: 4.7g | Protein: 24.6g | Calories: 425
Slow Cooker Lasagna
Very Good 4.7/5
(3 ratings)
Slow Cooker Lasagna

Found this recipe in a pack of coupons but made some modifications. Turkey instead of beef and light cheese.Submitted by MLK1780

Carbs: 30.1g | Fat: 14.3g | Fiber: 3.5g | Protein: 30.7g | Calories: 374.5
Italian Chicken and Pasta Bake
Very Good 4.0/5
(12 ratings)
Italian Chicken and Pasta Bake

chicken breast, marinara, and pasta with melted cheese and red peppersSubmitted by TOBICAE

Carbs: 50.2g | Fat: 3.8g | Fiber: 6.5g | Protein: 41.1g | Calories: 416.6
aj's (South Beach) Turkey Chili
(no ratings)
aj's (South Beach) Turkey Chili

Cookbook creator says: This is my take on the South Beach Diet Turkey Chili (Phase 1). I usually serve with a tablespoon of fat free sour cream on top and a small handful of sharp cheddar cheese (not included in nutrition info).Submitted by MANHATTANETTE

Carbs: 34.2g | Fat: 9.8g | Fiber: 13.9g | Protein: 30g | Calories: 383.3
Taco Soup
Very Good 4.3/5
(252 ratings)
Taco Soup

Top this soup with toasted tortilla strips and serve with lime wedges and avocado slices.Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 24.3g | Fat: 13.7g | Fiber: 6.5g | Protein: 20.6g | Calories: 290.7
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