This inexpensive staple can be used for everything from an easy breakfast to a filler to make meals go further allowing you to stretch a tight budget without feeling hungry.
ADD RICE TO SOUPS
Rice can be added to soups and stews to add a bit of bulk to make the meal more filling.
Rice can be cooked up and added to ground meat dishes to make them more filling and lower the amount of meat needed to make your meal.
RICE AND BEANS (NO MEAT OPTIONS)
This can create an easy frugal version of red beans and rice. The combination of rice and beans creates a complete protein.
A simple rice pudding is a great treat that costs very little and goes a long way.