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Very Good 4.7/5
(12 ratings)
CHEAP, FAST & EASY - Egg White Breakfast Sandwich

I need protein in the morning or I'm starving before 10! I like to sleep until the last minute possible, but need breakfast on the go. I was buying those Jimmie Dean Egg White sandwiches, when I thought "I can make these MYSELF, and CHEAPER too!" I cook up a dozen egg whites at a time - the LAZY way--I spray a silicone muffin pan with non-stick spray and place 1 egg white in each muffin cup and bake at 400 until done (about 15 minutes). I let them cool and freeze them in ziplocs. This is a great way to use up your eggs before they get old and saves me time in the morning. By the time I toast my multigrain thin (or you can use a light english muffin) the egg white are heated up in the microwave (about 30 seconds). I slap them on my toasted mutigrain thins with a slice of cheese and head out the door!Submitted by: WISHICOULDFLY

CALORIES: 179  |  FAT: 4g  |  PROTEIN: 16g  |  CARBS: 23g  |  FIBER: 5g
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Very Good 4.2/5
(6 ratings)
"Cheap" Taco Soup

Cheap on calories onlySubmitted by: APRILRRAIN

CALORIES: 45.3  |  FAT: 0.2g  |  PROTEIN: 3.3g  |  CARBS: 8.7g  |  FIBER: 1.7g
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Incredible! 5.0/5
(4 ratings)
Easy & Cheap Corned Beef Hash
Easy & Cheap Corned Beef Hash

This is a simple recipe for corned beef hash. Since you use the canned corned beef, it's a very inexpensive, quick meal to throw together.Submitted by: BPF8199

CALORIES: 368.4  |  FAT: 16.5g  |  PROTEIN: 26.9g  |  CARBS: 30.3g  |  FIBER: 3.7g
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Quick and Cheap Sausage Pepper Pasta

This whole meal only cost me 8.25 to make! Serve with garlic bread and a fresh salad and you have a great supper.Submitted by: CHUNKIN

CALORIES: 363.6  |  FAT: 7.1g  |  PROTEIN: 20.1g  |  CARBS: 53.4g  |  FIBER: 3.9g
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Cheap Sub

Very cheap and healthy sub for the on-the-go lunchSubmitted by: TONYMYND

CALORIES: 122.6  |  FAT: 3.4g  |  PROTEIN: 6g  |  CARBS: 17.6g  |  FIBER: 3g
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Cheap 'n Easy Chunky Chicken Soup

A homade twist on chicken soup made with every college students favorite budget food, Ramen.Submitted by: GUITARLEFEMME

CALORIES: 204.9  |  FAT: 5g  |  PROTEIN: 22.4g  |  CARBS: 17.8g  |  FIBER: 2.5g
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Cheap Tamale melt

Submitted by: AVASMUM

CALORIES: 471.6  |  FAT: 29.3g  |  PROTEIN: 25.6g  |  CARBS: 24.2g  |  FIBER: 4.1g
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Cheap Spaghetti Carbonara

Submitted by: SCHIZOMONKEE

CALORIES: 314.6  |  FAT: 9.1g  |  PROTEIN: 12.5g  |  CARBS: 44.8g  |  FIBER: 3.4g
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Cheap and Healthy Hamburger Soup
Cheap and Healthy Hamburger Soup

Even the kids love this easy, economical and healthy soup!Submitted by: BECCANURSE

CALORIES: 192.6  |  FAT: 8.3g  |  PROTEIN: 10g  |  CARBS: 20.4g  |  FIBER: 4.6g
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Quick Cheap Soft Tacos

Submitted by: C01LOGAN

CALORIES: 278.7  |  FAT: 15.5g  |  PROTEIN: 14g  |  CARBS: 18.7g  |  FIBER: 1.1g
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Very Good 4.0/5
(3 ratings)
cheap casserole

Submitted by: PAINTBOXGIRL

CALORIES: 296.3  |  FAT: 16.4g  |  PROTEIN: 15.6g  |  CARBS: 20.8g  |  FIBER: 1.4g
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Easy Cheap Salad

quick salad to throw together with the big veg that get left behind from other stuff.Submitted by: ALIAGOGO

CALORIES: 129.5  |  FAT: 10g  |  PROTEIN: 2.5g  |  CARBS: 9.8g  |  FIBER: 3.2g
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Incredible! 5.0/5
(1 rating)
Cheap nettle soup

Quick and easy soup, using nettles, spinach or whatever greens you have laying about.
Good for students or those on a tight budget.Submitted by: POOKAKIFE

CALORIES: 171.9  |  FAT: 6.9g  |  PROTEIN: 10.7g  |  CARBS: 16.5g  |  FIBER: 0.7g
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Good 3.0/5
(2 ratings)
Basic, Cheap Split Pea Soup

So good, So cheap, So easy!Submitted by: TINCHERMR

CALORIES: 69.3  |  FAT: 0.3g  |  PROTEIN: 4.9g  |  CARBS: 12.6g  |  FIBER: 4.6g
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Cheap 'n Easy Veggie Sloppy Joes

I'm a college student who needs quick and easy recipes. This is just something I threw together with what I had when I was craving sloppy joes and didn't have the ingredients for a recipe I had looked up. It's unconventional, doesn't have that meaty texture and may not be your thing BUT it filled me up and satisfied my craving. Submitted by: MARTYRED4LOVE

CALORIES: 161.7  |  FAT: 8.6g  |  PROTEIN: 2.1g  |  CARBS: 20.3g  |  FIBER: 3g
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Cheap chicken parmigian

chicken parmigian on a budgetSubmitted by: LINKYBLANK

CALORIES: 409.6  |  FAT: 11.9g  |  PROTEIN: 40.7g  |  CARBS: 32g  |  FIBER: 1.5g
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Very Good 4.7/5
(3 ratings)
Simple and Cheap Vegetarian Shepherd's Pie

An old favorite, without meat. Fairly simple and inexpensive to prepareSubmitted by: DANTESOTHOTH

CALORIES: 302.1  |  FAT: 8.7g  |  PROTEIN: 12.3g  |  CARBS: 46.6g  |  FIBER: 9.8g
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Angel's Cheap Pizza Sauce

Costs about 40 cents to make enough for two 12 inch pizzas!Submitted by: TUPPERANGEL

CALORIES: 17.4  |  FAT: 0.1g  |  PROTEIN: 0.9g  |  CARBS: 4g  |  FIBER: 1g
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Healthy, Cheap, and fast Vegetable Soup

All vegetables can be substituted for fresh vegies.Submitted by: LADYSINGALOT

CALORIES: 108.6  |  FAT: 0.9g  |  PROTEIN: 4.1g  |  CARBS: 23.9g  |  FIBER: 4.4g
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Very Good 4.0/5
(1 rating)
Easy and Cheap Rice, Chicken, and Beans

I made this entire meal for less than 10 dollars. Because it is so easy, I make it on Sunday night (soaking the beans Sat-Sun), put it in 5 tupperware containers, then have microwaveable dinner for 5 nights afterwards.Submitted by: DORRENEB

CALORIES: 225.4  |  FAT: 1.4g  |  PROTEIN: 28.6g  |  CARBS: 24.5g  |  FIBER: 5.4g
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cheap & easy spaghetti w/ meat sauce

Submitted by: TEXAS_TOAD

CALORIES: 547.5  |  FAT: 8.5g  |  PROTEIN: 38g  |  CARBS: 77.5g  |  FIBER: 0g
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Cheap Enchiladas

Please pardon my general terms. It really is open to creativity. Submitted by: JESSI405405

CALORIES: 502.6  |  FAT: 27.2g  |  PROTEIN: 24.8g  |  CARBS: 37.9g  |  FIBER: 7g
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Cheesy and cheap veggie rice

Got rid of leftovers and got several ridiculously filling meals out of it. Rinse canned vegetables (or use fresh ones) to get rid of extra salt. I made the entire thing in a microwave (with the help of a rice cooker) but I'm sure you can use a stove too.

Note: the only reason why this took so long is because I had to microwave everything separately. If you dumped everything in a bowl and microwaved it it would take way less time -- I just didn't have a bowl large enough.Submitted by: DORRENEB

CALORIES: 373.4  |  FAT: 12.1g  |  PROTEIN: 21.3g  |  CARBS: 51.2g  |  FIBER: 12.6g
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Very Good 4.0/5
(1 rating)
Cheap and Easy Curried Sausages

A very easy, very tasty and very cheap curry. Would work well with chicken or chickpeas instead of sausages. Original recipe included adding a tbl spoon of Greek yogurt before serving however I forgot to but it still tasted fine. With rice or toast, I able to get 5 meals out of this. Perfect for freezing. Submitted by: HYACINTHE_PAX

CALORIES: 399.9  |  FAT: 28.4g  |  PROTEIN: 17.6g  |  CARBS: 17g  |  FIBER: 3.1g
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Incredible! 5.0/5
(2 ratings)
Bouillabaisse (fish stew) the cheap, quick & easy way

NOT your traditional fish stew - but a quick and easy version that is loaded with protein, is low-cal, and almost no fat! Add as many different types of seafood as you wish - this is just a guideline (a yummy one)Submitted by: DIANASGRL

CALORIES: 217.3  |  FAT: 3.9g  |  PROTEIN: 26.7g  |  CARBS: 20.2g  |  FIBER: 3.4g
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Deliciously Cheap Energy Bars

Submitted by: AEBOWLES

CALORIES: 180.5  |  FAT: 8g  |  PROTEIN: 5.3g  |  CARBS: 28.6g  |  FIBER: 3.3g
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Very Good 4.0/5
(2 ratings)
Cheap Chicken and Rice

A inexpensive and fast version of Arroz con Pollo. So tasty and bright. Everyone loves this and the leftovers are great the next day.Submitted by: MIZPICKLE

CALORIES: 357.1  |  FAT: 8.1g  |  PROTEIN: 26.6g  |  CARBS: 38g  |  FIBER: 8.4g
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Too Cheap for Starbuck's Vanilla Iced Latte
Too Cheap for Starbuck's Vanilla Iced Latte

Submitted by: KNOWNPLANS

CALORIES: 130.8  |  FAT: 2.6g  |  PROTEIN: 8.3g  |  CARBS: 16.9g  |  FIBER: 0g
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Cheap and Yummy Drumsticks

Submitted by: KNOWNPLANS

CALORIES: 102.4  |  FAT: 5.8g  |  PROTEIN: 8.8g  |  CARBS: 4.3g  |  FIBER: 1.1g
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Goulash Soup - cheap version

Sometimes you just want something fast and really cheap - here is the best recipe for just an occasion.Submitted by: BREW99

CALORIES: 325.1  |  FAT: 16.7g  |  PROTEIN: 14.1g  |  CARBS: 28.8g  |  FIBER: 1.8g
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