Recipe - Fajita-Style Quesadillas - Current Balance - Marion Community Credit Union

Fajita-Style Quesadillas [RECIPE]

In the mood for Mexican food but don’t want to eat out? This quesadilla recipe brings you a delicious, healthy Mexican meal without going over your budget (just $0.43 per serving). For an even more authentic taste, garnish with sour cream, lime or cilantro.           ½ red or green pepper, seeded and cut in bite-size […]

Recipe - Chicken Fingers w Cranbeery-BBQ Dipping Sauce - Current Balance - Marion Community Credit Union

Chicken Fingers w/ Cranberry-BBQ Dipping Sauce [RECIPE]

There’s no need to cook twice to please the adults and kids in the family. These chicken fingers are kid favorites, but are also sophisticated enough for adults to savor. The cranberry-BBQ sauce adds kick to the crunch, and the flavor will bring back a taste of summer.  Ingredients: 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts, […]

Potato Chip-Crusted Halibut [RECIPE]

Bring “Fish n’ Chips” to a whole new level with this fun and easy dinner!  Yield: 6 servings Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 20 minutes  Ingredients: Cooking spray ¼ cup sour cream 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley, plus more for garnish 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1 tablespoon lemon zest 6 (6-ounce) halibut fillets Kosher […]

Pastrami Pizza [RECIPE]

Bring your pizza dinner up a notch with this homemade treat that’s an instant favorite with kids and adults alike. Yield: 4 servings Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 55 minutes  Ingredients: 1 package  ready-made pizza dough 12 ounces sliced deli pastrami, cut into long, thin strips 2 Spanish onions, diced 1 cup mayonnaise 2 cloves garlic, minced […]

Meatless Sloppy Joes [RECIPE]

You don’t need to be a vegan to enjoy these delicious sandwiches! Yield: 4 servings Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 20 minutes  Ingredients: 2 15.5 ounce cans dark red kidney beans, drained and divided 2 tablespoons olive oil ½ medium-sized onion, diced ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon pepper 1½ teaspoons chili powder 1 teaspoon brown sugar ½ […]

Recipe - Potato Frittata - Current Balance - Marion Community Credit Union

Potato Frittata [RECIPE]

Frittatas are always a cheap, creative and simple way to feed the family on a budget. Since eggs are so inexpensive and you can put practically anything into a frittata, this idea is extremely versatile. The recipe above was priced at an average 87 cents per serving. Try a fajita-style frittata with steak, peppers and […]

Recipe - Peanut Chicken Satay w Ginger Vinaigrette - Current Balance - Marion Community Credit Union

Peanut Chicken Satay with Ginger Vinaigrette [RECIPE]

How about something different for tonight’s dinner that’s still easy on the budget? Yield: 4 servings Prep time: 5 minutes Marinating time: 2 hours, or overnight Cook time: 6 minutes Ingredients: 1 lb. chicken breast, cut into thin strips 4 flour tortillas For marinade: 1 tablespoon peanut butter 3 tablespoons soy sauce 2 tablespoons sesame […]

Recipe - Pasta Bolognese - Current Balance - Marion Community Credit Union

Pasta Bolognese [RECIPE]

You don’t need to spend a small fortune and hours in the kitchen to create meals the whole family will love. You can make this entire eight-serving recipe we altered from the original, on Eating Well, for under $5! The rich, meaty sauce is jam-packed with flavor that tastes unbelievably fresh. Another great thing about […]