10 Budget Family Dinners
Making the most of the grocery budget is a top priority for many families right now as the cost of living crisis is pinching those pennies even harder. A bag of pasta, a filling serve of nutritious and delicious rice – these yummy family dinners take what’s already in your pantry to help stretch your grocery shop even further. Cheaper proteins and lots of satisfying veggie dishes helps too. Plus, they’re easy to double so you can prep ahead to save time and money. Head to taste.com.au to find our favourites.
A few fresh ingredients like avocado, coriander and lime make all the difference. This one will become a family fave.
Remember Mum would always have a packet of French onion soup powder in the pantry for quick yummy family meals? This chicken dinner is a real winner, winner. Cheap and delicious.
This traditional favourite can be prepped in a slow cooker or in the oven. Savoury and satisfying!
These stuffed baked sweet potatoes are a healthy and low GI dinner packed with cheesy goodness.
Good value, easy to prepare and above all, super tasty, this tray bake is a cracking dinner idea.
Get in my belly! This future family favourite is packed with veggies and flavour.
Sausages go fancy with this creamy stroganoff pasta that’ll be on the table in under an hour.
This stuffed butternut pumpkin makes the perfect veggie dinner or side dish.
Have dinner on the table lickety-split with this easy cheesy baked rice dish that utilises a number of cheats – canned salmon, frozen veg and jarred sauce.
Chicken parmigiana meets sausage meatballs in a rich tomato sauce with lashings of cheese… Its always better with cheese!
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