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
  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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  • 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.

  • 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.

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