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Extreme Grocery List Menu 1 – Family of 2

Week 1 will cost about $38.80. If you stay with store brands and sale items these numbers might be lower.

What’s in the cupboard?

Pantry

These are pantry items I assume you have, about how much they cost and are NOT included in the grocery list:

  • flour $1.56
  • canola oil 48 oz. $3.24
  • worcestershire sauce $1.00

Spices

These are spices I assume you have, about how much the cost and are NOT included in the grocery list.

  • basil $0.98
  • chili powder $0.98
  • garlic powder $0.98
  • onion powder $0.98
  • oregano $0.98
  • parsley $0.98
  • pepper $2.68
  • salt $1.88

Grocery List - Store brand Wal-Mart (Metro Detroit) $38.80

  • 2 - green pepper $1.64
  • 1 - broccoli 3/4 pound $1.08
  • 1 - green beans 1/2 pound $0.89
  • 1 - celery $1.77
  • 1 - green onions 1 bunch $1.78
  • 1 - mushrooms 8 oz. $1.98
  • 1 - bag of onions 3 Ibs $2.37
  • 1 - Boneless pork loin chops 6 pieces $6.53
  • 1 - pound ground beef $6.52
  • 1 - bag long grain rice 32 oz. $1.37
  • 1 - can beef broth 15 oz. $0.67
  • 1 - can kidney beans $0.72
  • 1 - can diced tomatoes 15 oz. $0.72
  • 1 - can diced tomatoes 28 oz. $0.98
  • 1 - can tomato sauce 15 oz. $0.72
  • 1 - box bow tie pasta $0.92
  • 1 - bag shredded cheddar cheese 8 oz. $1.98
  • 1 - bag shredded mozzarella cheese 8 oz. $1.98
  • 1 - grated parmesan cheese $2.36
  • 1 - container sour cream 8 oz. $1.00
  • 1 - bag frozen corn 12 oz. $0.84
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Christin Lee

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