green peppers

Smothered Okra with Chicken and Rice – $5 Dinner Challenge

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on February 21, 2011

A favorite side dish of mine…turned into a meal!


How to Cut a Green Pepper {Video}

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on July 23, 2010

Learn the right, or rebellious, way to cut a green pepper. A video tutorial.


Creamy Chicken Taco Pasta

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on June 4, 2010

Multitasking. I usually don’t have trouble with multitasking. I can chat on the phone with my mom about the latest while sprinkling Critter Ridder powder all over my garden. (Pesky chipmunks.)  I can be uploading photographs of dinner while reading a story to the boys.  I can read emails while waiting in the drop off […]


Stuffed Pepper Casserole – Guest Post

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on April 23, 2010

This is my green pepper plant from last summer’s garden.  I’m definitely planting a few more plants in the garden this year…and when it comes time to harvest, I’ll be making Jennifer’s Stuffed Pepper Casserole! If you’ve got green peppers growing in your garden, or plans to add them in to your garden this year, […]


Black Bean Fajitas

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on March 2, 2010

My camera battery is still dead. ***Note to self: Make this quick, and go find that charger. We all really enjoyed this.  Even the boys, who mentioned…several times…that their lips were on fire. {Forgive the iPhone photos} Ingredients 4 cups cooked black beans ($.50) 1 can Rotel diced tomatoes and green chilies (free) Used $.50/1 […]


Beef Roast Marinara

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on January 13, 2010

When it looks like THIS outside… …and every tree is sight is covered with frost and snow… …it’s SO WONDERFUL to be able to pull out some of these… …delicious green peppers, straight from the garden, rather the freezer!  But straight from the garden into the freezer… …and remember that spring is coming. But not […]


Homemade Veggie Pizza

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on May 27, 2009

A homemade whole wheat pizza crust topped with green peppers and squash!


Stuffed Green Peppers

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on January 29, 2009

I’ve done it! I’ve really done it! I made a meal that costs more than 5 smackers!!! I wasn’t sure that was possible anymore! I saw this recipe in a Taste of Home Slow Cooker Recipe book. I just HAD to try it. I knew if I didn’t get the green peppers on sale the […]