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Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Bakers Bargain Meal of the Week 2/18

This week at Bakers, chicken leg quarters, italian bread, milk and eggs are all on sale, so we're making strata! If you have never had strata you are in for a comfort food treat!

Here's your shopping list at Bakers:

1 loaf of Rotella's Italian Bread @ .88
1 dozen large eggs @ .88
2 packages of Tyson boneless skinless chicken breasts BOGO (will be $2.50/lb)-use 3/4lb.= $1.80
1 1/2 gallon of milk @ $1.00

Here's the recipe:

Chicken Strata
8 slices day old white bread .40
2 cups diced, cooked chicken or turkey 1.80
1/2 cup chopped onions .10
1/2 cup finely chopped celery .15
1/2 cup mayonnaise .10
3/4 tsp. salt
dash of pepper
2 slightly beaten eggs .15
1 1/2 cups milk .25
1 can condensed cream of mushroom soup ( or use white sauce recipe here) .50

Butter two slices of bread, cut into 1/2 inch cubes and set aside. Cut remaining bread in 1 inch cubes, place half of unbuttered cubes in bottom of 8 x 8 x2 inch baking dish. Combine chicken, vegetables, mayonnaise and seasonings, spoon over bread cubes. Sprinkle remaining unbuttered cubes over chicken mixture. Combine eggs and milk, pour over all. Cover and chill one hour. Spoon soup over top, sprinkle with buttered cubes. Bake at 325 degrees for 50 minutes or until set.

Serve with:

1 bag of Kroger frozen vegetables @ .88

1 lb. of red grapes @ .88

Total for Meal = $5.21

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