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N992, New August 2009

Ten bucks
 

Two Meals for $10 (III)

Candance Gabel
Human Environmental Sciences Extension Assistant Program Director

Here's how to make two savory meals.

Tuna noodle

Quick and easy tuna noodles

This is a fast main course that takes between 12-30 minutes to cook and makes four servings.

What you'll need:

How to fix it:

  1. In a large frying pan, combine the noodles, soup, water and tuna.
  2. Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce the heat to low. Simmer 10-15 minutes or until the noodles are tender. You may need to add a little more water during cooking.
  3. Add milk and vegetables. Heat thoroughly.
  4. Serve while warm.


Each serving contains:

My shopping list:

*Prices are meant to serve as a guideline. They may vary by location, store and season. Pick up whole grain crackers or pita bread, and fresh fruit for dessert.
Tuna noodle

Four-layer casserole

Makes six servings.

What you’ll need:

How to fix it:

  1. Brown the ground beef in a fry pan. Drain the fat.
  2. Scrub the potatoes, but do not peel. Cut into slices. Put the sliced potatoes in a large baking dish or casserole dish. Top with the vegetables, then the ground beef, then the cheese.
  3. Pour the milk over all. Add salt and pepper, if desired. Cover and cook over low heat or bake at 350 degrees F for 1 hour, or microwave in a non-metal baking dish for about 19 to 23 minutes on high.


Each serving contains:

My shopping list:

*Prices are meant to serve as a guideline. They may vary by location, store and season. Pick up whole grain crackers or pita bread, and fresh fruit for dessert.

Family meals are IMPORTANT!

Eating meals together as a family teaches children about:

Family meal time builds closer family relationships, allows for time together in a busy schedule, and builds better communication.

When there are family meals, children are well-adjusted, eat the right amount of food, and have fewer behavior problems.

Tuna noodle

Make half your grains WHOLE!

Here are some healthy tips that can also save you money!

Read labels!

Tuna noodleA food is considered whole-grain if the label has the whole grain listed as the first ingredient.

Take a look!
 

For more information

Recipes and nutritional analyses are used with permission from University of Minnesota Extension Service. This material was funded in part by USDA’s SNAP.

 

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