Beans and rice recipes make for some of the most frugal meals around.
“Beans and rice, rice and beans!” – Dave Ramsey
Dave always says you need to get on a “beans and rice budget” when you are paying off debt.
Now, that doesn’t necessarily mean that all you are allowed to eat is beans and rice!
So, what does it mean then?!
Getting on a “beans and rice” budget, means avoiding restaurants and fast food, and getting on a frugal meal plan so you can reduce your grocery budget.
One of the areas where people tend to overspend the most is on groceries, and food in general.
If you’re looking for literal examples of a “beans and rice, rice and beans” budget meal plan, these recipes for beans and rice dishes and dinners will give you some frugal inspiration!
If nothing else, these beans and rice recipes will show you that there are many different variations of the dish.
Frugal doesn’t have to be boring!
Easy Frugal Beans & Rice Recipes
Instant Pot Red Beans & Rice
Ham and Bean Crockpot Soup
Cheesy Mashed Potato and Bean Bake
Best Vegan Chili Recipe
Southern Style Chili
Old Fashioned Pinto Beans
Homemade Quebec Maple Baked Beans
Baked Beans with Ground Beef
Smoky Tomato White Bean Soup
Pasta e Fagioli (Pasta & Beans)
Instant Pot Cuban Black Beans
Navy Bean Soup with Ham
Brown Rice for Breakfast
Slow Cooker Rice Pudding
20-Minute Chicken and Rice Skillet
Super Easy Ground Beef and Rice Skillet
Super Fast Vegetable Fried Rice
Cheesy Chicken Rice Casserole
Easy Cheesy Tuna & Rice
Which beans and rice recipe will you add to your frugal meal plan?
Let me know how I can best help you meal plan on a budget, and save money on food, so you can pay off debt fast!