Thread: ~$5 Meal Ideas~
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Old 11-12-2009, 04:18 PM   #517
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Re: ~$5 Meal Ideas~

Originally Posted by SonitasTreasures View Post
I'm gonna LOVE this thread!!! LOL
We are a family of 4
hubby, me, 3 year old, 8.5 month old

Our old stand by for cheap and in a huge hurry in a messy kitchen dinner is this

1 package egg noodles or wacky mac ($1)-cook as directed
1 jar GV (Walmart brand) Alfredo sauce ($1.50)
6 pieces loaf bread (<$1)
with butter/garlic/parsley (always on hand)
Salad ($1 for one night's worth of salad for us)
I do something like this. Use tortelini ( the dried ones with the regular pasta)boil and drain. add broccoli, add about 1/2 jar of alfredo sauce, 1-2 c cooked chicken or turkey. mix together top with cheese and bake. This is great to make a dbl batch of and take to someone that just had a baby, or surgery, or to a church super.
and I grab a loaf of the french bread ( 1$)

Now I need to get all my rotisserie chicken recipes out.
but that will be after nap.
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