budget friendly recipes

Crosby’s top 5 budget-friendly recipes

You don’t need to spend a lot of money or time on meals to feed your family well with nutricious foods. We’ve rounded up our top 5 low-costing dinner recipes that taste great and won’t break the bank!

#1. Vegetarian Black Bean Chili

You’ll see that the tangy sweetness of molasses in chili pairs beautifully with tomatoes. It softens their tart acidity and adds flavour with just the right substance.

black bean chili with lime

#2. Creamy Thai inspired Chickpea Sweet Potato Curry

This is a substantial vegetarian dish. With two sweet potatoes, a good amount of baby spinach and some chickpeas this makes a wonderful hearty meal.

Creamy Thai inspired Chickpea Sweet Potato Stew

#3. Spicy molasses roasted sweet potatoes

With just a bit of prep, sweet potatoes can be transformed into an easy finger food or can be the winning side dish to any main course.

sweet potato wedge with ketchup

#4. Korean Turkey Meatballs with Noodles

Once cooked, the meat balls are tossed with simply spiced noodles that are seasoned with gochujang. Serve this dish with raw or lightly sauteed peppers for a bright and flavourful meal.

Korean meatballs with red bell pepers

#5. Easy Black Bean Veggie Burger

This is the perfect recipe if you want to cut back on meat. It’s so easy to make and you probably have all the ingredients already at home to make this recipe tonight for dinner.

vegetarian burger with cheese


  • April 30, 2023

    Julia Lohnes

    Fancy molasses is the only kind of molasses that I buy. It is always great on pancakes .

  • January 27, 2023


    Can I use fancy molasses in place of cooking molasses in cookies?

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