Sunday, December 7, 2008

The Frugal Table Grocery List

Monday- Grilled Turkey, Cheese and Apple Melts w/ crunchy carrots & celery on the side.
3 tbs. butter
8 slices of hearty white or whole-grain bread
2 tbs. honey mustard
4 slices cheddar
16 thin slices deli turkey (about 8 oz)
1/2 Granny Smith apple, cored and thinly sliced

Carrots/celery to crunch!

Tomato soup is also a great side.

No Fuss Tex-Mex Roll-ups

1 lb ground beef
2 cups chopped red peppers (about 2 peppers)
1 Tb. chili powder
1/2 cup sour cream
1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
8 flour tortillas
1/4 cup Italian dressing
1/2 cup thick and chunky salsa

Wednesday- Pizza Night

Frozen, make your own or order out! Yummy!

Thursday- Creamy Cheese tortellini w/ tomatoes and spinach and garlic bread

2- 9 oz packages of three cheese tortelli
4 oz cream cheese
1 cup milk
6 Tbs. parmesan cheese
6 oz baby spinach leaves
1 cup cherry tomatoes

1 loaf garlic bread

Friday- Out to Eat

Crockpot Boneless Pork Roast w/ potatoes, carrots and onion & dinner rolls

1 tb. oil
3-3 1/2 lb. boneless beef pork roast (or pot roast- get what is on sale!)
4 carrots, sliced
4 medium potatoes
2 envelopes Lipton Onion Soup Mix
3/4 cup water

Dinner rolls

Sunday- Smack yo Mamma Mac & Cheese (makes 13 x 9 inch pan, 3-4 inches deep)
I know this recipe has a lot of ingredients, and is not exactly cheap- but trust me it is the BEST MACARONI AND CHEESE you will ever have! I am making it for a church potluck on Sunday. It makes a HUGE batch. So you could really 1/2 the recipe if you are a family of 4 or less.

2 cups shredded mild cheddar
2 cups shredded colby Jack blend
1 cup medium cheddar
2 cups shredded velveeta (or small box)
1 box of elbow macaroni or noodle of choice
4 eggs
3 cups whole mlik
1 cup heavy cream
1/2 stick of butter
salt and pepper to taste


Mexican Wedding Cake Cookies

1 C butter
1/2 cup powedered sugar
1/4 t salt
2 1/4 cup flour
1 cup chopped walnuts

Thumbprint Cookies- makes 25
3 sticks butter
1 cup sugar
2 egg yolks
3 3/4 cups flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 tsp. vanilla extract
Filling: plum preserves, apricot preserves, walnuts, pecans, cherries or chocolate kisses

1 comment:

Jenny said...

Can't wait to get some of your recipes later in the week. Menu, looks great!