Posted by Southwest Beverages on 1/18/2015
We have all been in the situation where we have been required to stretch our food budget. Here are 5 hearty dinner meals that I have prepared for my family for less than $10.00 each.
Spaghetti and Meatballs
$ 1.00 1 pound box of spaghetti
$ 1.00 1-16 ounce jar of spaghetti source
$ 6.00 2 orders of meatballs (6 in total) from your local pizzeria.
$ 1.00 1 loaf of French bread (Best bread in America-Walmart)
$ 9.00 Total
Chicken with Noodles
$ 6.00 3 boneless chicken breasts
$ 2.00 1-23 ounce Cream of Chicken soup
$ 1.69 1-16 ounce package of egg noodles
$ 9.69 Total
Recipe: Cut chicken into bite size pieces; brown chicken in skillet until done using olive oil or margarine; Add 1 can of Cream of Chicken soup plus ˝ can of water; mix well-let simmer for 10 minutes; serve over noodles.
Beef with Rice
$ 4.99 1 pound beef strips for stir-fry
$ 2.00 2-14.5 ounce cans of stewed tomatoes
$ 1.00 1-15 ounce cans of tomato sauce
$ 2.00 1- box of white rice to serve 4-5 people
$ 9.99 Total
Recipe: Heat olive oil in skillet; Dredge beef in flour; season with salt and pepper; brown meat in skillet; Add stewed tomatoes (cut in bite size pieces); add tomato sauce; simmer for 1-2 hours on low heat; serve over rice.
French Toast & Bacon
$ 3.29 1 loaf of Texas size bread
$ 4.99 1 pound package of bacon
$ 1.59 1 dozen eggs
$ 9.87 Total
Chicken Caesar Salad
$ 5.99 1 Rotisserie chicken
$ 2.50 1-10 ounce bag of romaine lettuce
$ 1.00 1 loaf of French bread
$ 9.49 Total
Written by Susan Jenkins, Co-Founder, Southwest Beverages
As a founder of the company, and a key member of the team, Susan has set up all systems and procedures that efficiently receive and process all orders. Passionate about what she does, Susan provides that critical administrative link between our customers and the company by answering all customers inquires, supplying product information, price quotes, processing orders and investigating, evaluating, and resolving all customer complaints.In addition, Susan maintains a close working relationship with all company employees, vendors, wholesalers, retailers and fund raising organizations to ensure that their needs and requirements are meet.
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