The Best Cheap Weeknight-Meal Ideas

Photographed by Justin Walker; Food Styling by Victoria Granof at Cornelia Adams; Prop Styling by Kaitlyn du Ross Walker at Honey Artists.
Brangelina. Kimye. And now, the latest addition to the family of hashtag-able duos: brinner. This breakfast-and-dinner hybrid descends from brunch, the breakfast-lunch combo that’s given hungover late-risers everywhere the chance to have waffles well past breakfast time. We’ve all indulged in a bowl of sugary cereal too late in the day. Or craved pancakes at 9 p.m.

Not only is breakfast delicious any time of the day, it’s cost-efficient. For example, one carton of eggs alone yields a handful of dinner-time mains, not to mention tastes good with everything. Here are three brinner recipes that cost less than a fiver per serving and will have you craving the early-bird special, all the time.