Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Meijer bargain meal of the week: Chicken Summer Pasta

Bargain Meal of the Week

I love light pasta dishes for summer time. This one sounds really easy and delicious. With chicken being on sale at Meijer for $.99/lb its hard to pass up! Happy Eating Y'all!!

I will not expense spices/oils since most of us have them on hand. W/C means with coupon.

Chicken summer pasta

6 ounces dry penne pasta (Meijer Pasta on sale $2/3) $.66
2 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves (On sale $.99/lb) $.99
1 1/2 cups fresh broccoli florets (Green Giant on sale .99) $.99
3 green onions, sliced (On sale 1/$3) $.13
2 tablespoons canola oil
lemon pepper to taste

Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add penne pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes, add broccoli a few minutes before pasta is done; drain.

Cook the chicken in a pan, seasoning with lemon pepper as it cooks. When the chicken is no longer pink inside, cut into small pieces. Combine chicken to pasta-broccoli mixture. Stir in oil and sliced green onion and add lemon pepper to taste.

Total Cost of Meal: $2.77

Add Vienna Bread ( On sale $1.69) Total Cost of Meal: $3.61

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