Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

Recipes for Busy Moms Recipes for Busy Moms

* ~ Budget Cooking: Feed 4 for $10 ~ *

Posted by   + Show Post

    

Feed 4 for $10.00

 

You'll feel good about feeding your family these creatively delectable recipes.



                     

                                                   Barb

by on Apr. 5, 2011 at 5:47 PM
Replies (71-77):
epoh
by on Aug. 26, 2011 at 7:20 AM
I like this recipe!

Quoting dntbgmeb4cofe:



Budget Recipes: Grown-Up Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

 A new take on a familiar favorite pairs grilled cheese with a BLT for a luscious veggie-packed sandwich that feels like an indulgence. Serve with zesty dill pickle spears. If you have extra room in your budget, pair with a sweet-tart hard cider. 

Price: $2.14 per serving

A new take on a familiar favorite pairs grilled cheese with a BLT for a luscious veggie-packed sandwich that feels like an indulgence. Serve with zesty dill pickle spears. If you have extra room in your budget, pair with a sweet-tart hard cider.

Pantry Checklist:



  • Red onion

  • Garlic clove

  • Shredded reduced-fat sharp white cheddar cheese

  • White bread

  • Fresh spinach leaves

  • Tomato

  • Center-cut bacon

A new take on a familiar favorite pairs grilled cheese with a BLT for a luscious veggie-packed sandwich that feels like an indulgence. Serve with zesty dill pickle spears. If you have extra room in your budget, pair with a sweet-tart hard cider.

Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 sandwich)

Ingredients

  • Cooking spray
  • 1  cup  vertically sliced red onion
  • 1  large garlic clove, minced
  • 1  cup  (4 ounces) shredded reduced-fat sharp white cheddar cheese (such as Cracker Barrel)
  • 8  (1 1/2-ounce) slices hearty white bread (such as Pepperidge Farm)
  • 2  cups  fresh spinach leaves
  • 8  (1/4-inch-thick) slices tomato
  • 6  slices center-cut bacon, cooked

Preparation

1. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-low heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add 1 cup onion and garlic; cook for 10 minutes or until tender and golden brown, stirring occasionally.

2. Sprinkle 2 tablespoons cheese over each of 4 bread slices. Top each slice with 1/2 cup spinach, 2 tomato slices, 2 tablespoons onion mixture, and 1 1/2 bacon slices. Sprinkle each with 2 tablespoons cheese; top with the remaining 4 bread slices.

3. Heat skillet over medium heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Place sandwiches in pan, and cook for 3 minutes on each side or until golden brown and cheese melts.

Nutritional Information

Calories:
376
Fat:
11g (sat 5.3g,mono 4.8g,poly 0.6g)
Protein:
20.2g
Carbohydrate:
50.3g
Fiber:
3.3g
Cholesterol:
24mg
Iron:
2.9mg
Sodium:
876mg
Calcium:
308mg


Posted on CafeMom Mobile
Habibti812
by on Aug. 27, 2011 at 10:41 AM

This looks delicious!

Quoting dntbgmeb4cofe:

Budget Recipes: Grown-Up Grilled Cheese Sandwiches
 A new take on a familiar favorite pairs grilled cheese with a BLT for a luscious veggie-packed sandwich that feels like an indulgence. Serve with zesty dill pickle spears. If you have extra room in your budget, pair with a sweet-tart hard cider. 

Price: $2.14 per serving

A new take on a familiar favorite pairs grilled cheese with a BLT for a luscious veggie-packed sandwich that feels like an indulgence. Serve with zesty dill pickle spears. If you have extra room in your budget, pair with a sweet-tart hard cider.

Pantry Checklist:

  • Red onion
  • Garlic clove
  • Shredded reduced-fat sharp white cheddar cheese
  • White bread
  • Fresh spinach leaves
  • Tomato
  • Center-cut bacon

A new take on a familiar favorite pairs grilled cheese with a BLT for a luscious veggie-packed sandwich that feels like an indulgence. Serve with zesty dill pickle spears. If you have extra room in your budget, pair with a sweet-tart hard cider.


Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 sandwich)

Ingredients

  • Cooking spray
  • 1  cup  vertically sliced red onion
  • 1  large garlic clove, minced
  • 1  cup  (4 ounces) shredded reduced-fat sharp white cheddar cheese (such as Cracker Barrel)
  • 8  (1 1/2-ounce) slices hearty white bread (such as Pepperidge Farm)
  • 2  cups  fresh spinach leaves
  • 8  (1/4-inch-thick) slices tomato
  • 6  slices center-cut bacon, cooked

Preparation

1. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-low heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add 1 cup onion and garlic; cook for 10 minutes or until tender and golden brown, stirring occasionally.

2. Sprinkle 2 tablespoons cheese over each of 4 bread slices. Top each slice with 1/2 cup spinach, 2 tomato slices, 2 tablespoons onion mixture, and 1 1/2 bacon slices. Sprinkle each with 2 tablespoons cheese; top with the remaining 4 bread slices.

3. Heat skillet over medium heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Place sandwiches in pan, and cook for 3 minutes on each side or until golden brown and cheese melts.

Nutritional Information

Calories:
376
Fat:
11g (sat 5.3g,mono 4.8g,poly 0.6g)
Protein:
20.2g
Carbohydrate:
50.3g
Fiber:
3.3g
Cholesterol:
24mg
Iron:
2.9mg
Sodium:
876mg
Calcium:
308mg



 Proud Momma to the prince and my 2 princesses (My Syrastinians). VERY proud BF'ing, Co-Sleeping, Baby wearing Anti Spanking, No CIO Momma!



 

Habibti812
by on Aug. 27, 2011 at 10:42 AM

A lot of these look really good!

reneawesley
by on Aug. 29, 2011 at 4:29 PM
These sound great.
Posted on CafeMom Mobile
cadeesmommy0120
by Member on Feb. 9, 2012 at 11:01 AM

 Bump so I can find this later!

Hotmama582
by on Feb. 9, 2012 at 12:59 PM

All of these sound and look good!!! I will definitely be trying some of these.

Karens_Lockets
by on Apr. 3, 2013 at 3:59 PM

This recipe looks really good. I love that it is chalked full of vegetables! I'll be trying this one out ... with turkey bacon though!

Add your quick reply below:
You must be a member to reply to this post.
Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)