Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Bargain Meal of the Week for Safeway NW 3/4/09


Each week at $5 Dinners there is a huge gathering of bargain meals using ingredients at one particular store. Lots of stores are represented! I cover Safeway (the NW region)! Click on the menu items for a few recipe ideas.

This week's bargain meal:

Crispy Chicken Tenders
Spicy Home Fries
Carrot Sticks
Dole Fruit Bowls

Shopping List/Prices

Skinless Boneless Chicken Breasts 1 1/2 lbs (buy on 48 hour sale this weekend for $1.69/lb = $2.54
Potatoes (use 3-4 for recipe, buy on 48 hour sale- $0.99 for 5 lb bag=$0.25)
Carrots (use 3-4, buy on 48 hour sale-$0.99 for 5 lb bag= $0.15)
Egg (for chicken tenders-approx. $0.25
Corn Flakes (sale for $0.99 when you buy 5, lots of coupons out there!=1 cup $0.10)
Spices $0.25 approx.
Dole Fruit Bowls (super coupon for $1.67 for 4) $1.67

Total $5.21 (serves 4)

Bonus Idea: Use leftover Chicken, potatoes and carrots along with some chicken broth to make a chicken soup the next day! Pair with a Fresh Express Complete Salad for $1.98 to make a complete meal!

Cost: Varies depending on leftovers, but very cheap!

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