Loving The Northwest

Loving The Northwest

Thursday, June 18, 2009

WinCo Foods Bargain Meals

I am happy to participate in the $5dollar dinners Bargain Meal of the Week.

WinCo's Bargain Meals for this week (6/17):

Meal #1

Ranch Glazed Chicken Breasts
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese $.82
1/4 cup mayonnaise $.20
3 tablespoons ranch dressing $.15
4 (1 1/2 lbs) frozen chicken breasts $2.98

1 1/2 lbs broccoli $1.17

Brush frozen chicken breasts with vegetable oil. Heat gas grill, place chicken on medium heat. Cover grill; cook for 10 to 12 minutes turning once, until juice of chicken is clear in the thickest part. Mix cheese, mayo, dressing, spread 2 tablespoons on each chicken breast; cook covered for 3 minutes until topping is light golden brown. Sprinkle with Chives if desired.

Serve with broccoli cooked however you desire.

Total $5.32

Meal #2

Baked Spaghetti (serves 8-10)

1 package (16 oz) spaghetti $.98
1 pound hamburger $1.98
1 medium onion $.45
1 jar (26 oz) meatless spaghetti sauce $.84
1/2 tsp seasoned salt ~$.10
2 eggs $.18
1/3 cup grated Parmesan Cheese $.55
5 tbs butter $.55
4 cups Montrey Jack cheese $1.82

Cook spaghetti according to directions. Meanwhile, cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink, drain. Stir in spaghetti sauce and seasoned salt; set aside.

In a large bowl, whisk eggs, Parmesan cheese, and butter. Drain spaghetti; add to egg mixture and toss to coat.

Place half of the spaghetti mixture in a greased 13X9X2 baking dish. Top with meat mixture, and Jack cheese. Cover and bake at 350 for 40 minutes, uncover and bake 20 more minutes until heated throughout.

Total $7.45 ($3.73 for a family of 4, with leftovers for later in the week or freeze the rest in smaller containers for lunch)

For Winco Grocery Sales see my Winco Sales, and for your other favorite stores see BeCentsAble's Grocery Gathering and Frugal Coupon Living's Grocery Deals.

1 comment:

Hoosier Homemade said...

Both recipes sounds yummy! Thanks for sharing!