ground beef

Hamburgers

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on September 6, 2008

Ingredients 4 Buns ($.50) 4 Patties ($1.69)…using 1 lb ground beef 4 slices cheddar cheese ($.55) 4 tomato slices ($.50) 4 lettuce pieces ($.10) Condiments: Ketchup, Mustard, Relish, Mayo…whatever your hearts desire! ($.25) 4 Corn Cob ($1) 1 small can baked beans ($.44) Directions 1. Grill burgers. Season as you like! Slap between buns with […]

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Taco Macaroni and Cheese

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on September 6, 2008

A spicy twist on a Kid Favorite! Ingredients 16 oz elbow macaroni ($.99) 1/2 lb ground beef ($.85) 1/2 chopped onion ($.30) 1 small can tomato sauce (+ can worth water) ($.33) 1 small can Rotel with green chiles ($.62) 1-2 cloves garlic ($.10) 1/4 cup milk ($.10) S/P Spices: cilantro, cayenne, cumin, whatever you […]

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Taco Soup and Sweet Watermelon

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on August 31, 2008

I know this is a popular one! Here’s how I do it and how much it costs me! This one can be stretched with more rice and 1 more can of tomatoes for lots of leftovers! Ingredients 1/2 lb Ground Beef ($.90) 1-2 cans whole tomatoes ($.59) 1 can Rotel tomatoes with green chilies ($.65) […]

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Spaghetti

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on August 28, 2008

Little guys LOVE spaghetti! Always a kid favorite…pssssghetti! Ingredients Handful of Spaghetti Noodles ($.35) 1/2 jar Spaghetti Sauce (I’m planning on starting homemade soon…) ($.66) 1/2 lb ground beef (save other half for tacos next week…) ($.85) 1/2 green pepper ($.50) 1 Cucumber, sliced ($.67) 1/2 cup “chives” sour cream, diluted with 1/4 c milk […]

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$5 Tacos

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on August 28, 2008

This is WAY too much meat for one meal for our family! Lucky for me…I’ve got Skillet Taco Mac on the menu for next week…so I used half tonight and froze the other half for later next week! Saves $$$ and makes next week’s meal easier to prepare and with LESS DISHES! Can you see […]

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Chili Topped Potatoes

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on August 28, 2008

This recipe can now be found exclusively in The $5 Dinner Mom Cookbook.

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