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Thursday, March 26, 2009

Bakers Bargain Meal of the Week

This week, I see a couple of good combos:

Meal #1:

Spaghetti with Meat Sauce and Mushrooms
frozen veggies
Bread and Butter

You need:
1/2lb. of ground beef@ $1.77/lb= .89
Hunt's Spaghetti Sauce= $1
Kroger Spaghetti= $1
1 8oz. package of mushrooms @ $2- use half= $1
Green Giant big Bag veggies= $2
Kroger Value Bread= .79

Brown beef in medium skillet. Add 1/2 package of mushrooms, sliced. Add sauce and simmer. Boil water and cook pasta according to directions. Warm veggies and serve everything with bread and butter on the side.

Total cost of meal- $5.89

Meal #2--Fun Family Meal (We make these "sometimes foods" at our house):
Sloppy Joes
French Fries

You Need:
1lb. ground beef= $1.77
1 can Manwich= $1
Kroger buns= $1
Ore Ida Potatoes= $2.77

Total cost of meal is $6.47

Meal #3:
Brown Sugar Chicken
Frozen veggies

You Need:
3lbs. chicken leg quarters(.59/lb-buy 10lb. bag for $5.90)= $1.77
Green Giant Big Bag Veggies= $2
1 cup of brown rice= $1

Total cost of meal is $4.77