8 Go-To Frugal Meals

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Maggie Shi on Oct 9, 2009 at 1:46PM

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8 Go-To Frugal Meals

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Hungry for dinner but low on cash? Our community members have shared their favorite go-to frugal meal ideas that'll fill your belly without busting your budget.

"Our [frugal meal] is tacos. When we have this, it usually means we have very little meat. We fry our own corn tortillas and fill with about two tablespoons meat (beef, chicken or fish), load up on the lettuce [and] tomato and sprinkle with cheese.

"It is surprisingly very filling. I think it is the tortillas that fill us up." —tkesler

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