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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Full Episode Guide
  • Sandra is cooking up savory soul food at a price that will make your mouth water. Recipes include Pork Chops with Butter Beans, Fried Chicken with Collard Greens, sumptuous Banana Pudding and a delicious Round Two Recipe for Pork Parmesan.

  • Listen up y'all, Sandy Lee has got a Southern menu that will warm your heart and save you some green. It all starts with simple, savory Shrimp and Grits followed by fast and easy Roasted Corn and Bean Salad. For dessert, Sandy's got a delightful Brown Sugar Corn Meal Cake and for cocktail time it doesn't get any more Southern than Lemon Berry Zingers! All that and a down home Round Two Recipe for Savory Corn Fritters!

  • Sandra Lee is making low-cost meals with dynamite flavors while using only one pot! It's her Beef Stew with Beer Biscuits, New England Clam Chowder, Tuscan Soup with Tortellini and Herb Focaccia, and a Round 2 Recipe of Shepard's Pie. Plus, lots of great Money Saving tips!

  • Sandra Lee is elevating the weeknight meal and lowering its price! Her tasty menu features succulent Pan Seared Chicken with Roasted Tomato Sauce and hearty Beans and Bacon Macaroni. For dessert it's Blueberries Foster and Sandra Lee has got a great Round Two Recipe for fast and delicious French Bean Stew.

  • Think Fast! Sandra is on a mission to save you money and time as she prepares her quick and tasty minute meals. Her speedy menu includes scrumptious Shrimp Scampi with Couscous and Steak and Cheese Hoagies. For dessert Sandra's got a crunchy, chocolaty S'more Pudding Parfait and for cocktail time, a fast and fantastic Banana Daiquiri, plus a delicious Round Two Recipe for Shrimp Bruschetta.

  • The slow cooker is by far the best money saving tool in the kitchen and Sandra shows you how to get maximum flavor and maximum savings out of it. Braised Beef Tacos and Spicy Fajita Soup are on the menu along with a fantastic slow cooker cocktail recipe for Hot Buttered Cider and for dessert, a decadent Banana Chocolate Crumble. Plus Sandra's got a sure fire Round Two Recipe for Crispy Steak Sandwiches!

  • This is Sandra Lee's biggest money-saving episode of the season! She is canceling her reservations and making some of her restaurant favorites at home at an incredible savings. Her restaurant inspired menu includes Smothered Pork Chops, Thai Chicken Wraps, a fantastic Grape Crush Cocktail and a delicious White Chocolate Mousse with Cranberry Syrup for dessert. Sandra will also show you how to make some of her delicious 'Round 2 Recipes' using some of the leftovers from her entrees including her easy Pork Cabbage Wraps and an online R2R for Thai Chicken Spring Rolls available only at 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.

  • More Upcoming Episodes

  • Sandra Lee is throwing a Backyard Bash featuring low priced dishes everyone will love including Spicy Sweet Sticky Wings w/Crispy Rings, Steak Cerveza w/ Zesty Rice Salad, Short Cake with Warm Strawberry Sauce, a Black Velvet Cocktail and "Burrito" Enchiladas.

  • Huddle up because Sandy Lee is throwing a money saving tailgating party that you do not want to miss! Tailgating favorites from some of the great sports cities are on the menu like Philly Cheese Steaks, Cincinnati Chili and Sandy's terrific twist on a classic dessert, New York Cheesecake Cookies! And when the game is over, Sandra Lee still has a delicious Round Two Recipe up her sleeve for amazing Chili Tostadas!

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