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Summertime Frugal Menu Ideas

on 7.28.2010 at 3:10pm
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frugal menu ideas summertime

Many of you feel like every week you don’t actually come home with food to eat. While that is part of the plan of only buying what’s on sale and creating a small stockpile, there are many times that great meals can be made from the weekly ad.

*These prices are based off of averages and subject to change weekly

Cilantro Chicken with Zucchini Spanish Rice

1/4  cup  PLUS 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro 64¢
Filippo Berio Olive Oil 17 oz., $2.99
Perdue Whole Chicken $1.19 lb.
1/2  cup fat free sour cream (not on sale)
Yellow or Zucchini Squash 99¢ lb.
2  cups  water
1  package Knorr Fiesta Sides – Spanish Rice 64¢

Zucchini Pizza Bites

Yellow or Zucchini Squash 99¢ lb.
Bertolli Pasta Sauce, 15 or 24 oz., 44¢

Blueberry Cream Pie

Strawberries or Blueberries, 1 pt. or 16 oz., $2.50
(2) Yoplait Blueberry Yogurt, 4 or 6 oz., 37¢

Cucumber Sandwiches

Cucumbers 50¢
Nature’s Own Honey Wheat Rolls, Hot Dog or Sandwich, 8 pk. 13 or 15 oz., $1.50
Kraft Mayonnaise or Miracle Whip Dressing, 22 oz., $1.49

Mexican from a Kit

Old El Paso Dinner Kit, 8.4-19.2 oz., 39¢
Tomatoes on the Vine $1.69 lb.
Ground Beef or Turkey (not on sale)

Fruit Salad

Red Seedless Watermelon 49¢ lb.
Northwest Cherries $2.69 lb.
Red or White Seedless Grapes $1.49 lb.
Strawberries or Blueberries, 1 pt. or 16 oz., $2.50
Mangos, 50¢
(1) Yoplait Vanilla Yogurt, 4 or 6 oz., 37¢
2 tablespoons instant vanilla pudding mix (not on sale)

In a serving bowl, combine the fruit. Combine the pudding mix and yogurt until smooth. Add to fruit mixture; stir to coat. Refrigerate leftovers.

Bottom Round Roast

Bottom Round Roast $2.69 lb

Serve with:
Fresh Steamed Green Beans 99¢ lb.
Simply Potatoes Mashed Potatoes, 24 oz.,80¢

Philly Brats

Johnsonville Sausage or Bratwurst, 19.76 oz., $3.50
Nature’s Own Honey Wheat Rolls, Hot Dog or Sandwich, 8 pk. 13 or 15 oz., $1.50
Filippo Berio Olive Oil 17 oz., $2.99

Eggplant Burgers

Nature’s Own Honey Wheat Rolls, Hot Dog or Sandwich, 8 pk. 13 or 15 oz., $1.50
Eggplant 99¢ lb.
Kraft Mayonnaise or Miracle Whip Dressing, 22 oz., $1.49
Tomatoes on the Vine $1.69 lb.

Do you know of any other great recipes using items on sale?