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Coupon Abbreviations
  • SC = Store Coupon
  • MC = Manufacturer Coupon
  • SS = Smart Source
  • RMN = Retail Me Not
  • PG = Proctor and Gamble
Coupon Terms
  • WYB = When You Buy
  • B1G1 = Buy One Get One Free
  • .75/1 = 75 cents off one item
  • .75/3 = 75 cents off three items
  • EXP = Expiration Date

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When you’re trying to shop smart and stock up on items when they’re on sale, sometimes it can seem like you’re just buying random groceries instead of things that make up a meal.

All of the ingredients that are included in the recipes on this list are things that are on sale relatively often or that you probably have stocked up on before. These frugal dinner recipe ideas will have you making the most of the food you got at rock bottom prices!

Note: These prices are based off of averages and subject to change weekly.

Delicious Frugal Dinner Recipe Ideas


Bacon Cheese Bake | Good Cheap Eats

Shredded Cheese 5-8 oz., $1.50
Eggs, 1 doz., $1
Bacon 16 oz., $3.50

Pasta with Roasted Broccoli | SkinnyTaste

Pasta 13.25 oz., 50¢ (or free this week at Publix)
Broccoli, $2
Extra Virgin Olive Oil 16 oz., $3.99

Broccoli and Cheese Omelet | SkinnyTaste

Broccoli, $2
Shredded cheese 5-8 oz., $1.50
Eggs 1 doz., $1

Chicken Ropa Vieja | SkinnyTaste

Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast 32 oz., $5
Yellow Onions 3 lb., $1.99
Baby Cut Carrots 16 oz. bag, $1
Extra Virgin Olive Oil 16 oz., $3.99

Fish Stick Casserole| Food.com

Fish Sticks 8-11.4 oz., $2.24
Milk half gallon, $1
Eggs, 1 doz., $1
Shredded Cheese 5-8 oz., $1.50

Chicken Pot Pie | I Heart Recipes

Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast 32 oz., $5
Refrigerated Biscuits 16.3-17.3 oz., 75¢
Frozen vegetables 11-12 oz., 50-99¢
Milk, half gallon, $1

Use what may seem like random ingredients you got on sale to make delicious meals! These frugal dinner recipe ideas use commonly on sale food items!