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N993, New November 2010

Ten bucks
 

Two Meals for $10 (IV)

Candance Gabel
Human Environmental Sciences Extension Assistant Program Director

Here's how to make two savory meals.

Tortilla soup

Tortilla soup

Make this soup to spice up your weeknight! In 25 minutes, you have a great meal to serve six.

What you’ll need:

How to fix it:

  1. Make 4 cups of chicken broth. To make 1 cup of broth, mix 1 bouillon cube into 1 cup of boiling water.
  2. Mix together chicken broth, water, salsa and chili powder in a large pot.
  3. Heat mixture to boiling, then reduce heat and simmer.
  4. Drain water from canned chicken. Using a fork, break chicken into small pieces.
  5. Wash green onions and tomato. Thinly slice.
  6. Cut cheese into ¼-inch cubes.
  7. Divide chicken, onions, tomatoes and cheese evenly among six soup bowls.
  8. Ladle hot broth into each bowl. Crumble tortilla chips and sprinkle over soup.

Each serving contains:

My shopping list:

Hearty Tex-Mex skillet supper

This filling dish makes six servings with very little mess.

What you’ll need:

How to fix it:

  1. In a large skillet, cook meat and garlic over medium-high heat until meat is lightly browned. Drain fat.
  2. Cut tortillas in half and then into 1-inch strips. Add to beef.
  3. Stir in remaining ingredients, except cheese. Bring to a boil, lower heat, cover and simmer for 10 to 12 minutes.
  4. Uncover, top with cheese and cook 2 more minutes, until cheese is melted.
  5. Serve hot and, if desired, with low-fat sour cream, green onions and tortilla chips.
  6. Refrigerate leftovers immediately.

Each serving contains:

Good source:

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.

Quick nutrition tips!

Choose lean meats!
Eating lean meats can help reduce your intake of fat, saturated fat and cholesterol. This can improve your heart health!

Here are some tips for choosing lean beef, pork, chicken or turkey.

ExerciseExercise…it does more than make you sweat!


 

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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