Friday, July 9, 2010

All You Grocery Challenge - Week 3, Day 3

All You Grocery Challenge - Week 3, Day 3

Spinach Chef Salad - $1.59 per person

Tuesday, July 6, 2010
Recipe and Cost Breakdown

Spinach Chef Salad w/ Warm Vinaigrette

Bag of Spinach - $2.50
2 Hard Boiled Eggs (@ .09 ea.) - $.18
Shredded Cheese - Free (had on hand)
6 slices Chicken Breast Deli Meat (1/4 of pkg.) - $.72
1/2 pkg. Turkey Bacon - $1.27

1/2 Tbl. minced garlic - FREE (had on hand)
1/4 Cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil - Free (had on hand)
5 Tbl. Red Wine Vinegar - $.10
2 tsp. honey - Free (had on hand)
1 tsp. dijon mustard - Free (had on hand)
salt n pepper to taste - Free (had on hand)

Vinaigrette Directions:
In a large skillet over medium heat, cook bacon until crisp.
 Remove with a slotted spoon to a paper towel-lined plate to drain.
 Discard all but 2 Tbsp. bacon fat.
 When bacon is cool enough to handle, crumble.

Just before serving, reheat bacon fat over medium-low heat.
 Add garlic and cook, stirring, until soft, 2 to 3 minutes.
Pour into a bowl and vigorously whisk in olive oil, vinegar, honey and mustard.
 Season with salt and pepper.

Cost: $4.77 or $1.59 per person
All You Grocery Challenge Goal - $3.57 per person/day
My Goal - $2.86 per person/day
Goal Met? YES!

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