Easy Meal Recipes

Cheap and Cheerful: 12 Meals for $12

12 Budget Friendly Recipes that Cost $1 per Person

These 12 budget friendly recipes are perfect for those looking to save money while still eating delicious and nutritious meals. All of these recipes cost less than $1 per person, making them ideal for those on a tight budget. Each recipe includes a list of ingredients, step-by-step instructions, and nutritional information.


– 2 cups of cooked quinoa
– 1 can of black beans
– 1 can of corn
– 1 red bell pepper
– 1/2 cup of diced onion
– 1/4 cup of olive oil
– 1/4 cup of lime juice
– 1 teaspoon of cumin
– 1 teaspoon of chili powder
– Salt and pepper to taste


1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
2. In a large bowl, combine the cooked quinoa, black beans, corn, red bell pepper, and diced onion.
3. In a separate bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lime juice, cumin, chili powder, salt, and pepper.
4. Pour the dressing over the quinoa mixture and stir until everything is evenly coated.
5. Spread the quinoa mixture onto a baking sheet and bake for 25 minutes.
6. Serve warm.

Nutritional Information:

– Calories: 437
– Fat: 16g
– Carbohydrates: 57g
– Protein: 14g
– Fiber: 10g

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