10+ Budget-Friendly Fast Food Recipes

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I’m a fan of Burger King, Taco Bell, and all things fast food. I don’t eat fast food often, but I love getting it now and then!

This post is filled with fun and easy budget-friendly fast food recipes. Some of these are “healthy” versions, and others are the real deal. The recipes are a mixture of plant-based and real meat versions. 

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Here’s a list of the best budget-friendly fast food recipes to cook today.

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1. Crunchwrap Supreme

If you’re a fan of the Taco Bell Crunchwrap Supreme, you have to try this homemade version of the recipe. In my opinion, it looks even better than the actual Taco Bell Crunchwrap Supreme!

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2. Arby’s Curly Fries

Who isn’t a fan of curly fries? Sign me up! These curly fries have the perfect texture and are just as good as the fast food version.

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3. McDonalds Filet-O-Fish Sandwich 

I’ve never ordered the filet-o-fish sandwich at McDonalds because it never looked appetizing. However, this version of the recipe looks amazing!

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4. Vegan Gyros

Gyros are one of those foods I’ve rarely eaten and often ask myself why that is. They’re always so tasty and satisfying. I mean, how amazing do these gyros look?

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5. Chili Cheese Nuggets

I have this weird obsession with fried filled foods. Fry anything and I will eat it. 

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6. Oven Baked Fries

I couldn’t make this post without sharing an oven baked fries recipe. These fries look amazing.

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7. French Toast Sticks

French toast sticks are one of the most underrated breakfast foods. Don’t sleep on this recipe. This is a great breakfast for everyone in the family.

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8. Chili Recipe For Burgers & Dogs

This chili recipe works perfect for burgers and hot dogs and is made in minutes. Make any hot dog or burger 10x better with this chili topping.

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9. Pulled Portobello BBQ Sandwich

This sandwich is sweet, smoky, spicy, and so amazing! This recipe is also freezer-friendly and only takes 30 minutes to whip up.

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10. Vegetarian Reuben Sandwich

If you’re a fan of beets, you have to make this Reuben sandwich. This recipe calls for a tangy dressing topped with Swiss cheese and kraut. 

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11. Carrot Hot Dogs

I know what you’re thinking, a carrot hot dog? But give it a try and you’ll be surprised! 

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12. Faux Big Mac

If you’re a fan of Big Mac’s but trying to cut down on meat, this is the burger to make. This Big Mac is made with Beyond Meat and it’s amazing!

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Final Note

Make one of these recipes and tell me in the comments what you think.

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