zucchini

Red Quinoa with Grilled Summer Veggies

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on June 30, 2010

Vegetables on the grill, tossed with red quinoa. Perfect! Ingredients 1 small zucchini ($.79) 1 orange pepper ($1) 1/2 yellow pepper ($.50) 1/2 white onion ($.15) 2 garlic cloves, minced ($.10) 1 Tbsp olive oil ($.10) Salt and pepper 1 cup quinoa ($1) 4 ears of corn ($.60) $.15 an ear…woot! Directions 1.  Chop 1 […]

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How to “Process” a Large Zucchini

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

So after we dropped my mom off at the airport this past weekend, we made a spontaneous stop at the 2nd Street Market in Downtown Dayton.  I don’t make it up there on a regular basis, but I thought since we were nearby we’d stop in.  I asked Steve how much cash he had on […]

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Chicken Zucchini Stew on Rice

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on January 8, 2010

Tonight’s dinner is straight out of the freezer! From the freezer: 2 cups of shredded chicken, 1 container of chopped up summer veggies, about 2 cups of homemade chicken stock, blanched broccoli Toss into pot. Stir occasionally. Eat! Ingredients 2 tsp olive oil ($.06) 1 large zucchini, chopped ($1) 1 yellow zucchini, chopped ($1) 1 […]

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Chicken Pasta Primavera – $5 Dinner Challenge

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on September 8, 2009

Delicious pasta dish loaded with diced chicken, zucchini, squash, carrots, broccoli, garden fresh tomatoes…tossed in a parmesan cheese sauce!

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Stuffed “Q Balls”

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on September 4, 2009

I found some funky little “Q balls” at the market…and stuffed them!

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Beef and Zucchini Tacos

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on September 2, 2009

Basic tacos with a little added nutrition…diced zucchinis! The kids (and the Hubs) never knew!

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End of Summer Harvest Soup – $5 Dinner Challenge

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on August 31, 2009

Oh my heavens…this was like a party in every taste bud! This is a MUST try!!!

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Grilled Eggplant Panini with Rosemary-Garlic Aioli

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on August 28, 2009

I SO wish my stomach was larger…because I seriously would have eaten 4 of these…they were just THAT de-li-cious!

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Pork Chops with Peach Salsa

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on August 13, 2009

Dinner from the Grill…Pork Chops, Peach Salsa and a Zucchini and Tomato Medley!

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How to Use Up Zucchini

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on August 13, 2009

I found a GIGANTIC zucchini at the farmer’s market today for just $1.50. It had to have been 3 lbs.!

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