Fish Tacos in Crunchy Shells ($3.56 per serving)
Mini-Meatball Noodle Soup ($3.43 per serving)
Organic Greens and Goat Cheese Gratin ($2.36 per serving)
Baked Coconut Lentils (91¢ per serving)
Learn to Cook: Beef Pot Roast ($3.22 per serving)
Spaghetti and (Vegan) Meatballs ($2.13 per serving)
Easy Marinated Roasted Chicken ($3.40 per serving)
(We do our best to estimate the cost of ingredients used in each recipe, but slight market variations are entirely possible.)Why stop at one day? The Whole Deal daily dinner planner sets you up with a week’s worth of dinner ideas that feed four for under $5 per person.
MONDAY: Veggie Monday
Make a Halloween Spooky Supper by tossing Whole Foods Market™ Organic Farfalle (think bats!) with 365 Everyday Value® Organic Pasta Sauce (download the coupon). Add some garlic bread to repel the vampires.
TUESDAY: Slow and Simple
Make Slow-Cooked Pulled Pork Sandwiches in the crock pot while you’re at work. Pick up coleslaw and frozen oven fries or “tots” on the way home and dinner is done.
Make the simple and tasty Mini-Meatball Noodle Soup with our house-made pork or chicken bratwurst. Grab a loaf of fresh-baked hearth bread to serve alongside.
THURSDAY: Chicken & Crunch
Buy our famous rotisserie chicken or make your own Easy Marinated Roasted Chicken and serve it with the Mediterranean Crunch Salad (download the coupon) from Prepared Foods. Pair it with Paso a Paso Tempranillo.
Make our Cornmeal Catfish Fingers and serve with braised collard greens and rice, couscous or quinoa.
WEEKEND: Oktoberfest (or whenever)
Cook and serve our house-made sausage with sautéed onions and apples atop a bed of sauerkraut. Add a loaf of rye or pumpernickel bread and don’t forget a six-pack of German beer!I hope these tasty dishes have changed your perception of the value meal for the better. Take a look at The Whole Deal value guide online and in stores for coupons, deals, recipes and more tips for putting the value back in to your meals. Interested in learning more about the slow food movement? Visit the Slow Food USA website to find a local chapter near you. Do you plan on taking the $5 Challenge? What will you make?