20 Cheap & Easy Dinner Recipes For Your Picky Family
These 20 cheap and easy dinner recipes are perfect for picky eaters. They are budget-friendly, quick to make, and delicious. From classic comfort food to international flavors, there is something for everyone. Plus, all of these recipes are made with simple ingredients that you can find in your pantry or local grocery store. So, get ready to whip up some delicious dinners for your family without breaking the bank.
1. Baked Macaroni and Cheese
– 8 ounces elbow macaroni
– 2 tablespoons butter
– 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
– 2 cups milk
– 1 teaspoon salt
– 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
– 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
– 1/2 cup bread crumbs
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
2. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add macaroni and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
3. In a medium saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in flour and cook for 1 minute. Gradually whisk in milk, salt, and pepper. Cook, stirring constantly, until mixture is thick and bubbly.
4. Remove from heat and stir in cheese until melted.
5. In a large bowl, combine cooked macaroni and cheese sauce.
6. Pour into a 9×13 inch baking dish. Sprinkle with bread crumbs.
7. Bake in preheated oven for 25 minutes, or until golden brown.
– Calories: 437
– Fat: 19.7g
– Cholesterol: 57mg
– Sodium: 645mg
– Carbohydrates: 42.3g
– Protein: 17.7g