College eating on the cheap

My eldest step-daughter and her boyfriend are living pretty close to the bone financially while he finishes college. Unfortunately, they both have pretty expensive taste in food (apparently he ate nothing but chicken breast and steak growing up) and neither are overly adventurous. They are desperate to cut their food bill, but neither are experienced cooks. I have tons of "cheap" filling meals, but most are just a little too "different" for them. Any suggestions for someone with Cadillac tastes and a Fiesta budget?

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