Spotlight Recipes: 25 Budget-Friendly Dishes

Here are 25 healthy recipes that feature inexpensive ingredients. These dishes are perfect for stretching your dollar and feeding a crowd.
By: Healthy Eats
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A halved Chicken Bean Burrito on a plate with beans and slices of avocado

©prop stylist: Marina Malchin Food stylist: Jamie Kimm

prop stylist: Marina Malchin Food stylist: Jamie Kimm

Cheap and healthy meals sound almost too good to be true, but you can cut down your grocery bill without slicing healthy ingredients from your shopping list. Whether you like traditional comfort foods or want to spice up your diet with exotic flavors, our top 25 budget-friendly recipes will help you get more bang for your buck.

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