Friday, May 1, 2009

Fry's Bargain Meals of the Week - sales cycle of 04/29 - 05/05/09

Bargain Meal of the Week

I am excited to be part of the Bargain Meals of the Week feature at $5 Dinners! Check the site every week for terrific meal ideas that won’t break your budget! Contributors use the current store sales to put together thrifty meals for your family. Here are a few meal ideas for this week based upon Fry’s advertised sales running this week (04/29 through 05/05/09).

Meal #1 – Easy crock pot beef stew

Items to buy on sale for this meal:
Boneless beef chuck roast - $1.77 per pound (limit 2)
(ask the butcher to cut this boneless roast into cubes for you - they will cut and rewrap it free of charge)
Red potatoes – 69 cents per pound

Meal #2 – Taco Night – tacos, refried beans and fresh bell peppers
Items to buy on sale for this meal:
Boneless beef chuck roast - $1.77 per pound (limit 2)
(ask butcher to grind this roast into ground chuck for you and use as you would hamburger)
Mission soft taco tortillas – 8 count – 99 cents
Ortega taco shells – entire line on sale for 33% off
Kroger shredded cheese on sale for 50% off
Rosarita refried beans – 16 ounce can – 88 cents
Pace Picante Sauce – 16 ounce jar - $1.88
Red or yellow bell peppers - $1 each

Meal #3 – Shrimp Pasta Pomodoro with green salad

Items to buy on sale for this meal:
Raw EZ peel shrimp – 51/60 count - $3.99 per pound
Roma tomatoes - $1 per pound
Dole salad blends or kits – 5 to 12 ounce bag - $2.50
English cucumbers - $1 each

Thank you so much for stopping by this week! Check back next week for more great ideas using the Fry’s current grocery sales. And, check back throughout this week for more ideas creating affordable meals with other store advertised specials!

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