Main dish recipes costing less than $2.5 per serving

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The Very Best Meatloaf

The Very Best Meatloaf

This my family's favorite meatloaf recipe, of all time--and has become my most viewed recipe on my blog! What makes this taste so good is a…

Foodiewife
Jul 2014
Advanced
9 votes
68011 views
Awesome Pizza Dough

Awesome Pizza Dough

This recipe is adapted from one perfected at Greens restaurant in San Francisco. The crust is crunchy on the outside but also chewy. I think it's…

John Spottiswood
Feb 2010
Advanced
78 votes
50232 views
Eggplant Dish

Eggplant Dish

My garden was filled with eggplant this year, so I had lots to enjoy, I fried it, used in soup, baked it, made dips, then made this dish. Very rich…

Ella Mangelos Velthoen
Sep 2019
Advanced
1 vote
77 views
Thai Basil Chicken

Thai Basil Chicken

Quick and easy and oh, so yummy! So much so, we copied this recipe and gave it to our guests at our wedding!

Nancy Miyasaki
Feb 2008
Intermediate
44 votes
32640 views
Cuban-style Steaks in Garlic-Lime Marinade

Cuban-style Steaks in Garlic-Lime Marinade

These steaks are a treat and a great way to make an inexpensive cut of meat memorable. You can use bottom…

John Spottiswood
Oct 2012
Advanced
5 votes
52825 views
Taco Casserole

Taco Casserole

A Delicious Heart Healthy Taco Casserole Recipe That Family And Friends Will Love. Source:…

1st Place Recipes
Feb 2011
Intermediate
14 votes
38455 views
The Best Chile Rellenos Ever

The Best Chile Rellenos Ever

I love chile rellenos and this is a spectacular recipe - I use a little less cheese than you'll probably get in a restaurant, but it "feels" better…

Mihir Shah
Jul 2008
Advanced
5 votes
50172 views
Italian Meatballs

Italian Meatballs

Years ago I had an Italian neighbor who became a close friend. I always commented on her delicious meatballs and one day she shared the recipe with…

Salad Foodie
Mar 2011
Professional
15 votes
45257 views
Chili Pie

Chili Pie

This is a Tex-Mex favorite with a chili 'filling' that gets smothered in cheese then topped with cornbread batter 'crust' and baked in the oven for…

Reeni
Mar 2010
Intermediate
5 votes
10375 views
Cumin Chicken

Cumin Chicken

The combined flavors of cumin and oregano in this seasoning is just phenomenal with poultry. This recipe is adapted from Allen Susser's New World…

John Spottiswood
Apr 2008
Advanced
33 votes
27169 views
Homemade Amish Pot Pie Squares (noodles)

Homemade Amish Pot Pie Squares (noodles)

Everytime I'm in Lancaster,PA I look forward to Bott Boi (chicken Pot Pie). Its not pot pie in a pie shell its…

Denise Sherin
Mar 2014
Advanced
2 votes
7689 views
Mediterranean Filet of Sole

Mediterranean Filet of Sole

Dover Sole was on sale at the local supermarket, and I felt inspired to try an recreate some of the simple, delicious flat fish dishes while…

John Spottiswood
Apr 2009
Advanced
3 votes
34275 views
Perfect New York Style Pizza Dough

Perfect New York Style Pizza Dough

I have a friend, Pete Miller, who has become a pizza guru. He attended classes held by Tony Gemignani (pizza…

John Spottiswood
Oct 2010
Advanced
12 votes
13482 views
Fish Batter

Fish Batter

This homemade batter is light and fluffy and perfect to coat your favourite fish fillets. Tastes like the crispy fish usually found in good fish…

Micheline
Dec 2013
Intermediate
4 votes
24769 views
Barbacoa De Cabeza

Barbacoa De Cabeza

Barbacoa de Cabeza is a slow cooked dish prepared with parts from the head of a cow, such as the cheeks. Popular in South Texas, I've adapted the…

Sergio Hernandez
Nov 2009
Advanced
2 votes
29219 views