It’s September and starting to fell a lot more like Fall, well for most of you. In Arizona, we are still having heat advisories at over 105°, but I can imagine Fall is coming!
In Fall, I love a good comfort food meal complete with Fall flavors and colors. Here are 23 budget meals to add to your meal plan this Fall.
Whatever your taste preferences are from simple American ham and potatoes to curries or Mexican chorizo, you will find it in this diverse list of budget-friendly fall meals. There are even options for both meat-eaters and vegans alike. Enjoy!
Simple Budget Meals for Fall
The Best Sloppy Joes Recipe
A warm, comfort food recipe. These Sloppy Joes will have your whole family coming back for more, without breaking the bank!
Slow Cooker Spaghetti And Meatballs
You can't go wrong with this family favorite classic Slow Cooker Spaghetti and Meatballs, especially when it's made in the Crockpot and becomes a hands-off, effortless dinner with perfectly seasoned Italian meatballs.
Butternut Squash Chili Recipe
This healthy butternut squash turkey chili recipe is an easy fall dinner recipe that is high in protein and full of fiber. It's perfect for healthy meal prep lunches or dinners.
15-Minute Vegan Chicken Noodle Soup
This vegan chicken noodle soup is perfect for cold and flu season when you want to have something with less sodium. It freezes fantastically so you can meal prep ahead of time
10-Minute Vegan Pumpkin Pasta
This vegan pumpkin pasta is perfect for dinner on a budget and it is deliciously creamy and super healthy too!
Easy Sweet Potato Risotto with Fresh Sage You’ll Crave
A simple take on creamy and delectable risotto. Try this fresh and hearty Sweet Potato Risotto with fresh Sage and Lemon.
Stuffed Butternut Squash
Stuffed butternut squash is filled with only four ingredients, but packed with flavor. The combination of sweet butternut squash, spicy Italian sausage, and tangy goat cheese has quickly become one of my favorite, protein-packed fall meals.
Vegan Peanut Noodles With Crispy Tofu – my plantiful cooking
Flavourful peanut noodles are paired with crispy baked tofu and colorful vegetables. Ready in under 30 mins and is super filling and satisfying.
Easy Vegan Rice and Black Beans – my plantiful cooking
Super easy to make black bean and rice recipe that is also vegan & healthy. Comes together in 15 minutes & only requires 5 ingredients.
Thai Curried Butternut Squash Soup with Coconut Milk
Delicious Thai-inspired curried butternut squash soup with coconut milk, that uses even the squash seeds as a garnish, so it's zero waste! You can easily substitute butternut squash with a canned puree if you need to as well!
Quick Red Beans and Rice | Nibble and Dine | With bacon!
An easy and quick recipe for red beans and rice, using canned kidney beans and bacon for extra richness and smoky flavor. This shortcut version of red beans and rice is ready in only 30 minutes!
Moroccan Sweet Potato and Lentil Soup
With a sweet and spicy flavor, this Moroccan sweet potato and lentil soup is the perfect easy soup to warm you up on a cool fall day.
Sheet Pan Apricot Chicken and Potatoes - Mae's Menu
A healthy and complete dinner on just one tray, this sheet pan apricot chicken and potatoes is full of flavor, low on fuss, budget-friendly, and perfect for the whole family.
Healthy Taco Soup
This healthy taco soup is a comforting, budget-friendly, hearty dish for the fall that’ll leave you satisfied! It can be made on the stove or in a slow cooker.
Sweet Pear Flatbread
For those of you a little more daring in the kitchen, this sweet pear flatbread is an amazing dish for fall.
Easy Slow Cooker Bolognese Sauce
Make the best slow cooker Bolognese sauce ever! This is a big batch recipe, great for feeding a small crowd or making freezer meals. It’s inexpensive and so simple to make!
Instant Pot Pumpkin Curry
This Instant Pot pumpkin curry is rich, warming, and delicious! Made so easily in the Instant Pot, this family-friendly recipe is healthy and filling.
Easy Instant Pot Ham Recipe with Vegetables
This savory instant pot ham recipe with potatoes and carrots is an easy and delicious meal idea.
Smoked Sausage and Vegetable Soup
An easy & comforting smoked sausage soup packed full of healthy vegetables like carrot, celery, potatoes, sweet potatoes & greens. Fix it on the stovetop in 90 minutes and serve with crusty bread for dunking into the slightly spicy & tomatoey broth.
Stuffed Acorn Squash with Beef, Apple & Rice
An easy recipe for baked acorn squash that's stuffed with a savory, slightly sweet & buttery filling of ground beef, apple, and rice. Fix this in about 40-45 minutes for an easy and healthy fall dinner recipe.
Chickpea Tacos with Cauliflower Cabbage Slaw and Vegan Avocado Crema (3 Ways)
These Chickpea Tacos have it all, savory veggies, crunch and creaminess. The Chickpea & Cauliflower filling is flavored with Mexican Spices. And each taco is garnished with crunchy cabbage and carrot slaw and finished with a dollop of Vegan Avocado Crema.
Crock-Pot Pressure Cooker Chorizo & Kale Stuffed Sweet Potatoes Recipe
Pressure Cooker Chorizo and Kale Stuffed Sweet Potatoes is incredibly simple to make and absolutely delicious. It uses only a few ingredients and is the perfect meal for a busy weeknight.
Easy 3-Ingredient Twice-Baked Spaghetti Squash
This easy Twice-Baked Spaghetti Squash is a simple dinner idea that only needs 3-ingredients, is meatless, gluten-free, and frugal.
Be sure not to miss these other ways to help your budget
12 Super Ways to Cut Your Costs on Food
Leave a Reply