Sandra's Money Saving Meals

Hosted by Sandra Lee
Mondays & Tuesdays 1|12c
Sandra's Grilled Bananas Foster recipe from Sandra's Money Saving Meals

Money Saving Meals Recipes

Culinary experts and novices alike will love these easy-to-make, budget-friendly dishes.

Sandra's Ways to Save

In these tough economic times, Sandra shares money-saving ideas to help your wallet.

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  • Sandra Lee goes south of the border to deliver great Mexican dishes at a great price. Her delicious Mexican menu begins with a Pineapple Limeade cocktail followed by Grilled Fajita Skewers, Shredded Chicken Burritos with Savory Pineapple Salsa and for dessert, Mexican Chocolate Brownies. Sandra puts her extras to good use with her 'Round 2 Recipe' for Tortilla Soup and an online R2R for Tortilla Pizza available only at foodnetwork.com/round2recipes

  • Sandra Lee offers delicious dinner ideas with incredible savings including Fish and Chips with Tasty Tartar Sauce and classic Spaghetti with Meatballs. For dessert, Sandra's Slow Cooker Cheesecake with Peach Topping adds a sweet twist. Nothing goes to waste with Scalloped Potatoes as a "Round 2 Recipe" and, on FoodNetwork.com, Sandra makes Spaghetti and Meatball Calzones.

  • Sandra is turning Cuban-inspired favorites into Money Saving Meals. Cuban classics like Cuban Sandwiches with Crispy Plantain Chips and Chicken and Rice are on the menu as well as Sandra's very own take on Tres Leches Cake. For Cocktail time Mojitos take center stage plus a terrific Round Two Recipe for Rice Cakes with Creamy Cilantro Sauce!

  • Sandra's saving cash and calories with a money saving menu that shows off her lighter side. It starts with a Sparkling Cranberry Quencher cocktail followed by tasty Chicken Souvlaki and Turkey Sausage with Apple Sauerkraut. For dessert, Sandra's zesty Orange Pudding Cakes will not disappoint and those extras won't go to waste thanks to great 'Round 2 Recipes' for Grilled Greek Flat Bread and an online R2R for Sausage & Cheddar Stuffed Potatoes available only at foodnetwork.com/round2recipes, plus the money saving kitchen tips that you just won't find anywhere else.

  • Sandra Lee is going around the world to bring you a delicious meal at a price you won't believe. First up on this international menu is Spanish Chicken with Spicy Lemon Rice, followed by easy and delicious Salt and Pepper Calamari. For dessert, a new twist on a French classic, Mocha Mousse and a Greek-inspired Round Two Recipe that is sure to please, a Pita Pile On with Spicy Yogurt Sauce.

  • Sandra Lee shows off one of her favorite kitchen money savers...the slow cooker! This episode features money saving recipes for Irish Pub Corned Beef, Pot Roast with Roasted Root Vegetables and a slow-cooker dessert that is out of this world: Banana Spice Cake with Choc. Whipped Cream! And Sandra's Round 2 Recipes, which use the extras from her featured dishes, are another great way to save money. This episode features a great 'R2R' for Roasted Root Vegetable Pasta Salad and an online R2R for Southwest Beef & Beans available only at foodnetwork.com/round2recipes, plus the money saving kitchen tips that you just won't find anywhere else.

  • Actung Baby! Sandra has got a German menu that will leave you full and happy without breaking the bank. Chicken Schnitzel with Mushroom Sauce and delicious Parsley Dumplings are paired with a simple Peach Strudel and Sparkling Frosty Apple Cider to create the perfect Money Saving German Meal. All that and a super Round Two Recipe for German Dumpling Soup make this an episode you just can't afford to miss.

  • Let Sandra Lee show you the perfect Money Saving Menu to help you ride out a rainy day in the comfort of your own kitchen. For breakfast Sandra's Peanut Butter and Jelly Pancakes are a real crowd pleaser and for lunch she'll show you an affordable spin on a lunchtime classic: Grilled Cheese and Tomato Soup. At dinnertime, warm up with a Chicken Pot Pie and mug of Toasted Marshmallow Hot Chocolate. When the rain clears Sandra shows you how to use up those extras with a great 'Round 2 Recipe' for Chicken Cacciatore and an online R2R for Chicken Noodle Casserole available only at foodnetwork.com/round2recipes.

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  • Sandra's making comfort food favorites at a price that will make you cheer! On her money saving menu is Chicken Fried Steak with Saw Mill Gravy, Macaroni & Cheese, Farm Stand Lemonade and for dessert, a new twist on a carnival favorite, a fabulous Caramel Apple Tart. Plus, a quick and easy Round Two Recipe for Biscuits and Gravy, and an online R2R for Fried Macaroni & Cheese Bites available exclusively on foodnetwork.com/round2recipes.

  • A money saving Mediterranean Menu is on the horizon! Rich and hearty Mousaka and Sandra's Spinach and Pasta Pie are both on the menu as well as a fantastic dessert at a fantastic price, Walnut Raisin Tartlets. Cocktail Time captures the flavor of the Mediterranean with a Rosemary Lemon Spritzer plus a delicious Round Two Recipe for Spinach Mushroom Pasta.

About the Host

Known for her trademark Semi-Homemade Cooking style, Sandra helps home cooks save money on Restaurant Remakes and Money-Saving Meals.

About the Show

Well-known for her trademark Semi-Homemade Cooking style, Sandra Lee now has her sights set on saving money! Her new daytime cooking series, Sandra's Money Saving Meals, features incredible budget-friendly recipes for every day of the week, all based on her "triple A factor" of being accessible, aspirational and affordable. To maximize cost-saving success, she shares unique ideas for savvy supermarket shopping and proper pantry stocking while highlighting each meal's unbeatable total price point. Sandra then prepares clever leftover dishes from each episode, called "Round 2 Recipes" – one in the show and another on FoodNetwork.com. Sandra makes saving money a breeze for culinary experts and cooking novices alike.

More About Sandra's Money Saving Meals

Well-known for her trademark Semi-Homemade Cooking style, Sandra Lee now has her sights set on saving money! Her new daytime cooking series, Sandra's Money Saving Meals, features incredible budget-friendly recipes for every day of the week, all based on her "triple A factor" of being accessible, aspirational and affordable. To maximize cost-saving success, she shares unique ideas for savvy supermarket shopping and proper pantry stocking while highlighting each meal's unbeatable total price point. Sandra then prepares clever leftover dishes from each episode, called "Round 2 Recipes" – one in the show and another on FoodNetwork.com. Sandra makes saving money a breeze for culinary experts and cooking novices alike.

Recipes from the Show