Thread: ~$5 Meal Ideas~
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Old 11-14-2009, 09:36 PM   #518
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Re: ~$5 Meal Ideas~

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Originally Posted by upstategirl View Post
Here's one that I make a lot in winter:
Bean Soup

Bag of three bean soup ( I think it's about $1.50)
One onion
Ham ( I buy the ham that is just a slice of ham for about $2)
I do Ham and Beans with Green beans.
get the fresh green beans ( or whole frozen ones, but like 2-3 lbs)
I like to use the ham bone after the holidays, because of all the meat left on it.
1 onion
and 6-8 potatoes, whichever kind you like.
toss it all in a BIG pot, cover with water, add salt and pepper. bring to a boil, reduce heat to simmer and cook for 6+ hours.
I also add carrots when i want to stretch it.
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