10 Cheap Foods That Rich People Adore

We all have our guilty pleasures when it comes to food, and while these may not be the healthiest, they’re delicious. Even if you were to suddenly become rich, there are some cheap foods that you just can't give up. While scrolling through an online discussion, here is a list of the top 10 cheap foods that most people would still eat no matter how rich they got.

1. Baked Potato 

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“Filling, satisfying, can add anything to it. Newly discovered to me: Bake potato,” he commented. Whether you prefer it with a simple pat of butter or loaded up with toppings, a baked potato is a cheap and satisfying meal that will always hit the spot.

2. Taquitos 

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“Microwavable chicken and cheese taquitos. My lifeblood,” one user stated. These crispy treats are a staple in many households and are perfect for a quick and easy meal.

3. Grilled Cheese and Tomato Soup 

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This classic combo is the ultimate comfort food. A gooey grilled cheese sandwich paired with a hot bowl of tomato soup is the perfect meal for a cold winter day. It's also a cheap and easy meal that can be made in just minutes.

4. Corn Dogs  

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These deep-fried treats are perfect for a quick lunch or snack and are sure to bring back childhood memories. “I love mini corn dogs. Regular corn dogs are good but there’s something about mini corn dogs that are even better,” commented one user.

5. Macaroni and Cheese  

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A childhood favorite that never gets old, mac and cheese is the ultimate comfort food. Whether you prefer it homemade or out of the box, this cheesy pasta dish is a cheap and easy meal. “If I had a million dollars we wouldn't have to eat kraft dinner, ‘but we would eat kraft dinner,' of course we would, we would just eat more!” one commenter stated.

6. Peanut Butter and Jelly 

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This simple sandwich is a classic for a reason. It's cheap, easy to make, and always satisfying. Whether you prefer smooth or chunky peanut butter, grape, or strawberry jelly, a PB&J is the ultimate comfort food that will never let you down.

7. Tacos  

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“Tacos,” one user stated. “From a food truck parked at a gas station open late night only,” Whether you prefer them soft or crunchy, beef or chicken, tacos are a cheap and easy meal that is perfect for a satisfying dinner. 

8. Fast Food Burger  

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While it may not be the healthiest option, there's something about a fast-food burger that just hits the spot. “Fast food burgers just hit different than gourmet ones. Both delicious, but not always in the mood for gourmet,” explained one user.

9. Instant Noodles 

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When you're in a rush or just feeling lazy, instant noodles are the perfect meal. “Indonesian here. They can take Indomie from my cold, dead hands. Will always eat it no matter my economic situation,” added another title.

10. Pizza 

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Last but not least, pizza is the ultimate cheap food that you'd still eat no matter how rich you got. “Pizza. You will have to pry it from my cold dead hands.” 

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