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What are your cheap go-to meal or meals for a week when you don't have much cash?


Asked by JJsMoMMy519 at 10:50 AM on Nov. 8, 2010 in Food & Drink

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  • I buy a big bag of potatoes and with that I can make
    oven fries, mashed potatoes, add them to casseroles and baked potatoes or fry them
    then I get 5 lbs of hamburger and with that make
    burgers and oven fries, fry up potatoes with sliced hotdogs and onions, it's also good with eggs
    meatballs and mashed potatoes, brown hamburger add sliced potatoes a can of cream soup of your choice, season and bake for an hour
    also make a goulash with a few lbs. of hamburger, elbow macoroni, can of tomatoes and a can of sauce, this lasts a few days and it takes 20 minutes on the stovetop
    tuna macoroni salad lasts several days and is cheap
    large can of store brand ravioli with a bag of frozen broccoli
    mac-n-cheese w/hotdogs
    large bags of frozen veggies are cheaper then canned

    Answer by wheresthewayout at 2:58 PM on Nov. 8, 2010

  • Beans and rice

    Answer by ballewal at 10:51 AM on Nov. 8, 2010

  • Spaghetti....just noodles, sauce that's on sale, and some bread.

    Answer by twinsplus2more at 10:51 AM on Nov. 8, 2010

  • You can use this site and feed your family for a week on $70 or even $45


    Answer by scout_mom at 10:52 AM on Nov. 8, 2010

  • spaghetti and soup with grilled cheese

    Answer by waleb1002 at 10:52 AM on Nov. 8, 2010

  • spaghetti, soup, eggs, whatever i can find to go with rice.

    Answer by mhaney03 at 10:53 AM on Nov. 8, 2010

  • Hamburger helper, tacos, good old bowl campbell's soup lol Any kind.

    Answer by Ctink8189 at 10:52 AM on Nov. 8, 2010

  • pasta, tomato sauce (not pasta sauce, but the little cans the cost 80 cents), and cheese.
    Melt cheese in tomato sauce, add any spices you'd like and mix with cooked pasta. You can sprinkle more cheese on top and bake it for 20 minutes at 350, but it's delicious either way. Serve with your veggie of choice. :)

    Answer by flitpixie at 10:57 AM on Nov. 8, 2010

  • soup and sandwiches
    potato soup
    breakfast foods (pancakes)

    Answer by Bubbie0809 at 11:25 AM on Nov. 8, 2010

  • Red beans and rice( can eat on it for 2 days) Gumbo (again, 2 days).

    Answer by texasgurl33 at 11:43 AM on Nov. 8, 2010