It’s Matt. Sarah is still resting from bringing our new boy into this world. Either I am not eating well, or just miss my wife’s cooking. But here is another post she did awhile ago that I wanted to repost:
I was able to make this meal for my family of 5 for $2.23
That is .45 cents a person
Here is the break down:
Green beans .50 cents – sale at Albertson in December
Home made fries FREE- potatoes from my friends field, seasoning free with Albertsons double. For recipe click here
BBQ sauce about .2 cents Albertsons sale, I got it for .25 cents a bottle
Finger steaks- meat $1.06, onion soup mix .15 cents, egg milk and flour about .50 cents
Recipe for finger steaks
Last week at Albertsons they had beef roast on sale for $1.88 a lb. I bought 3 large roasts.
I had the man at the meat counter slice one of them into, 6 one inch steaks. They do it for free, and it saves me time. I then am able to use these steaks for stew, stir fry or what ever. I normally use one steak right away and then freeze the rest in bags.
For Finger steaks I cut the meat across the grain, into thin strips. One large steak is enough to feed my family. It makes about 25 finger steaks.
In a bowl mix :
- 1 large egg
- 1/2 packet dry onion soup mix
- 1 cup flour
- 1 cup milk
Add the meat to the mixture, cover and refrigerate for 1-3 hours.
When you are ready to cook, pull meat strips out with a fork, and fry in oil on medium-high heat.
It takes about 1 minute on each side, or till golden brown. Drain on paper towel.