Feeling like Mexican? Italian? Maybe Greek? No need to head to a restaurant to feed the fam, we've got you covered. All you need are (around) $10 worth of groceries, a little prep time and a big appetite.
Recipe #1 - Chili Cornbread Pie
1 lb. Ground Turkey - $3.50
16 oz. Can of Tomato Sauce - $.99
15 oz. Can of Black Beans - $.69
15 oz. Can of Whole-Kernel Corn - $.69
2 packages (8.5 oz. each) dry corn muffin mix - $.89
Taco Seasoning - $.79
12 oz. Can of Evaporated Milk - $1.19
2 Eggs - $.99
Total - $9.73
Step 1 - Preheat oven to 400 degrees and grease a 13 x 9-inch baking dish.
Step 2 - Cook ground turkey in a skillet until there's no pink remaining. Drain the meat. Stir in the taco seasoning, tomato sauce, corn, black beans and 3/4 of the can of evaporated milk. Bring to a boil. Then reduce the heat and allow the mixture to simmer for five minutes. Stir occasionally. Pour mixture into baking dish.
Step 3 - In a medium bowl, combine corn muffin mix, eggs, and remaining evaporated milk. Stir and then spoon the mixture evenly over the turkey mixture.
Step 4 - Bake for approximately 20 minutes or until lightly browned.
Recipe #2 - Homemade Pizza
Ready-to-cook Pizza Crust - $2.13
Pizza Sauce - $1.25
Shredded Mozzerella - $2.99
Can of Mushrooms - $.89
Total - $7.26
Step 1 - Open the pizza crust container and spread it out on a cookie sheet. Follow the instructions on the package. Pre-baking may be required before adding toppings.
Step 2 - Top the crust with pizza sauce, mushrooms and cheese. Add other ingredients such as onions, sausage or pineapple.
Step 3 - Bake a little longer, until the cheese is bubbly.
Step 4- Slice up and eat.
Recipe #3 - Turkey Meatball Gyros
1 lb. Ground Turkey - $3.50
Pita Bread (4-6 slices) - $3.00
1 bunch of Scallions - $.99
Yellow Rice - $.79
1/4 cup Plain Yogurt (or Greek Yogurt) - $.63
½ cup of bread crumbs - $.99
1 Large Egg - from your fridge
1/4 tsp. Ground Cinnamon - from your pantry
Step 1 - Move oven rack to highest position and heat broiler.
Step 2 - Combine turkey, cinnamon, salt, pepper, bread crumbs, egg and 3/4 of the scallions (chopped) in a bowl. Shape the meat mixture into golf ball-size meatballs, placing them on a foil-lined baking sheet.
Step 3 - Broil the meatballs until they are cooked through. This should take about eight minutes. Turn them once during cooking.
Step 4 - Top or fill a slice of pita with meatballs, yogurt and remaining scallions.
By: Alison Storm
* Hot deals expire quickly. This deal may no longer be valid.
If replacing old, worn out electronics is on your list of things to do, then shopping The Great Tech Refresh 2-Day Sale at Best Buy is the place to be. This sale is offering guaranteed lowest prices ever on select iPad Airs, LED HDTVs, laptops and more. A few of the Bargainist Best Bets include $50 off iPad Airs, the Sharp 42" LED HDTV for $349.99, and 10% off select iTunes gift cards. Get in on all the fun and savings through 04/19/2014.
Stores: 20x200, 6pm, Amazon, Apple Store, American Eagle, Banana Republic, Best Buy, Buy.com, Dell, Eastbay, eBags, Eddie Bauer, Endless.com, Home Depot, H&R Block, Kohl's, Macy's, Old Navy, Restaurant.com, Sandals, Shoes.com, Target, Tommy Hilfiger, Toys 'R' Us, Urban Outfitters, Wal-Mart (See more)
Tell your friends about The Bargainist!
Grab our widget for your Blog or Facebook!