All You Grocery Challenge - Week 4, Day 5
Thursday, July 15, 2010
Dinner Out (bought by friends) - FREE!
All You Grocery Challenge - Week 4, Day 6
Goulash Dinner: $.91 per person
Friday, July 16, 2010
Goulash Dinner: 5 people (family + inlaws)
1 1/2 lb. Ground Beef 85/15 - $3.66
1 medium onion (chopped) - $.39
1 1/2 Cups Water - Free (from tap)
1 can Tomato Sauce - FREE (had in pantry)
1 can Diced Tomato - FREE (had in pantry)
1 1/2 tsp. minced garlic - FREE (had in fridge)
1 Tbl. italian seasoning - FREE (had in pantry)
1 tsp. bay leaves - FREE (had in pantry)
1 1/2 Tbl. soy sauce - Free (had in fridge)
1/2 package elbow macaroni - $.48
1 Cup Fresh Spinach - FREE (had in fridge)
salt n pepper - 1/2 Tbl each.
In large skillet, saute ground beef over medium high heat.
Add onions and garlic. Continue to cook until beef isn't pink.
Add water, tomato sauce, tomatoes, italian seasoning,
bay leaves, soy sauce, salt and pepper.
Place lid on pot and allow to cook for 20 minutes on medium to low heat.
Add elbow macaroni and return lid to pot.
Simmer for another 15-20 minutes.
Allow to cool slightly before serving.
Top with cheddar cheese and sour cream if desired.
Total Cost: $4.53 or $.91 per person
All You Grocery Challenge Goal: $3.57 per person
My Goal: $2.86 per person
Goal Met? Yes!
It's also kid friendly....
He LOVED it!