10 Things: 10 meals under $10

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Today’s 10 Things list was put together by Rachel Rappaport of the food blog Coconut & Lime. I asked Rachel to come up with a list of 1o Meals under $10.  If you have any ideas for future lists or want to put one together yourself, send me an email.

My favorite 10 Meals Under $10 – Rachel Rappaport of Coconut & Lime.

A great way to make a meal under budget is to aim for as few side dishes as possible. Put your money in the main dish!

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Spicy Peanut Noodles are customizable to each person’s taste.

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Golden Acorn Squash Chili is both easy to make (it slow cooks all day) and makes the most of seasonal produce.

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Chicken-Spinach Meatball Pasta Bake-There are vegetables in the meatballs and the sauce! Serves up to 6 people.

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Thai Noodle Salad with Turkey and Shrimp is a great way to use up some leftovers (free food!) in a new way.

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Butternut Squash and Swiss Chard Lasagna is an elegant and affordable way to feed roughly 10 people for under $10.

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Perfect for summer, all Chilled Borscht needs is some crusty bread to make it a complete meal.

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Heirloom Tomato Spaghetti Strata is easy to make but special enough to serve at a special brunch.

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Stuffed Cabbage-a complete meal in itself, you can serve 6-8 people easily for under $10.

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Thai Tofu on Lemongrass Skewers is perfect for the grill and only needs some rice on the side to make it a complete meal.

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Eggplant Rollatini with Rapini is a thrifty choice that makes enough for 2 large meals for under $10 total.

8 thoughts on “10 Things: 10 meals under $10

  • August 4, 2009 at 10:45 pm
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    well done! i’m so hungry now!

  • June 20, 2009 at 3:54 pm
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    holy moly! every single recipe looks fantastic– how have i lived without reading rachel’s blog before?

    what a gift, thanks!

  • May 23, 2009 at 9:41 pm
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    Oh my goodness…I had no idea how hungry I was until looking at all these yummy dishes! I’m definitely going to need to try some of these out for myself.

  • May 20, 2009 at 11:51 am
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    Wow – these recipes look *amazing*! I’d like to have a big bowl of Spicy Peanut Noodles right now! Thanks!

  • May 19, 2009 at 2:06 pm
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    What a great post!!! Thanks so much for the tips!

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