10 Delicious Recipes To Make with No Tax Refund

April 13, 2011

For everyone who gets a tax refund after turning in their paperwork by April 18, many more will not. That doesn't mean you cannot make delicious food on a budget. In fact, here are some ideas for people who will not get anything back from Uncle Sam this tax season. Stick with hearty food that can fill you up (and sometimes generate many more meals of sustenance) without relying on expensive ingredients. Often times, cooking without meat can provide the same nutritional benefits without that expensive protein source.

1. Chili Gobi

2. Stuffed Green Peppers

3. Tuscan Bean Soup

4. Spanish Chickpea & Spinach Stew

5. Sauteed Polenta

6. Vegetarian Risotto

7. Pasta Maria

8. Layered Vegetarian Casserole

9. Baked Eggs in Tomato Shells

10. Killer Brownies

There are so many creative, delicious and filling things you can do on a budget. Even if you don't find a tax refund in your mailbox, you don't have to sacrifice what you prepare and cook.