Re: ~$5 Meal Ideas~
1/2 bag of Lentils
1 jar of salsa
salt & pepper to taste
Cornbread (Jiffy boxes are so cheap - 30-50 cents plus 1 egg), Whole Wheat bread or Rolls
Cook lentils in a saucepan until tender, according to package directions. Add jar of salsa and optional salt and pepper while hot. Serve with bread, cornbread or rolls.
Simple, healthy and cheap. Not to mention, YUMMY!