Quick and easy two ingredient meals to feed your family for less.
This post was inspired by two things that I have recently been thinking a lot about.
Incredibly easy meals and cheap meals. Right now there is a lot of uncertainty in our day to day due to this pandemic.
Many people are not only thinking about frugal meals due to that uncertainty but also just struggling to get certain foods at the grocery store due to people buying more than normal.
This list of two ingredient meals combine just two staple items to create a simple supper for yourself or your family.
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25 Frugal Two Ingredient Meals
While you only need a couple of things to make these easy two ingredient meals, you can always elevate the meal by having a few pantry and fridge staples.
Things like oil, butter and spices/salt and pepper will help add extra flavor.
Also, please remember that these could be meals that you use for hard times when your pantry is bare. However, if you can you will want to balance these out with veggies and fruit if you choose.
Side salads or a bag of frozen veggies make an easy side dish that is still low cost.
Simple & Cheap 2 Item Recipes
Chicken + Salsa
Place chicken breasts and bottle of salsa in crockpot. Cook for 8 hours on low. Eat plain or serve over rice or in a tortilla.
Baked potato + canned chili
Baked potato + chunky soup
Chicken + Buffalo sauce
Cook in crockpot for 8 hours on low. We like to eat as a quesadilla or plain with a side salad.
Pork tenderloin + enchilada sauce
Cook in crockpot for 8 hours on low. Eat over rice or stuff into a taco shell.
Ground beef and baked beans
Hot dogs and crescent rolls
Can chili over spaghetti
Banana + Egg = Banana Pancakes
Cheese + Tortilla = Cheese Quesadillas
Scrambled egg sandwich
Macaroni + can of chili
Ham and northern beans
Tomato soup + noodles or tortellini
Pork chops + cream of mushroom soup
Cook on low in crockpot for 8 hours.
Cabbage and sausage
Sausage + Fried potatoes
Chorizo and potatoes
Kielbasa and couscous
Place chicken breasts and one bottle of Caesar dressing in crockpot on low for 8 hours. Serve with a salad, over rice or on a bun.
Chorizo and eggs
Chicken + gravy
Chicken breasts, chicken gravy packet and water requested in chicken gravy in crockpot for 8 hours.
Beef tips + gravy
Same as above but sub Beef and brown gravy.
Black beans +tortillas
Fish Sticks + Tortillas = Fish Tacos!
Do you have 2 ingredient meals that you love to serve your family?
Hoping everyone is staying healthy and safe so that we can overcome this and move on with our normal lives soon.
Thank you for this list
Stacy Craft says
You are welcome!