3 Amazing and Easy Recipes to Make on a Budget

It is often difficult to find a good recipe for your guests when our budget is limited. We often offer basic meals and we would like to do better to impress our friends or family, but the prices for making beautiful meals are not often available to everyone. This is why we have decided to share with you 3 simple recipes that will allow you to wow your loved ones without breaking the bank and without spending 2 hours in the kitchen!

Pasta gratin with ham in the oven


Make a gratin for your guests and always a good choice. Simple and quick to prepare, your guests will not be disappointed! So cook your pasta in boiling water while cooking your bacon in a pan next to it. Then mix the bacon with the pasta. (If the bacon is too fatty, you can use diced ham). In a bowl, mix two eggs with 200 grams of crème fraîche, salt and pepper and add everything to your pasta and bacon. Pour everything into a gratin dish that you have previously sprinkled with Gruyere and Parmesan cheese. Add some Gruyère on top and place the dish in an oven at 200 ° C for 35/40 mins and voila! To you the glory and the compliments!

Zucchini stuffed with bacon cheese

This is a recipe that will undoubtedly please. It combines indulgence with cheese and bacon with fresh zucchini. Here’s how to reconcile your friends with vegetables with this delicious recipe. First, cut the zucchini in half lengthwise and remove the inside of the vegetable. Keep what you have removed for cooking with bacon and garlic. Then add fresh cream to your mixture as well as some Gruyère. You can now pour your mixture into the zucchini that you emptied previously and bake everything at 180 ° C. Let it cook for 30 minutes then enjoy!

Warm goat cheese and bacon salad

And finally, a lighter recipe with good foods that can be a little less inexpensive depending on the choice of your vegetables. This salad remains a classic of the French with warm goat cheese. So choose the vegetables of your choice to compose your salad, we prefer to mix lamb’s lettuce with tomatoes, corn, bacon, diced Emmental and croutons. Season with olive oil and a little balsamic vinegar, brown your hot goats and place on your salad. Here is one more successful meal without having spent the day in the kitchen!