Staying on Budget

For people who love money.

Frozen Vegetable Stir-Fry

This is a quick week night meal that will fill up your family when you are short on time.

Who doesn’t love a great stir-fry? They are quick, flavorful and deliver when time is short. Stir-fry is a great gateway to create your own flavors with awesome ingredients. I started making stir-fry by following recipes and then modifying as I went to fit our tastes. At the end of the day a great stir-fry is vegetables, sauce and a starch. The variations are endless. 

Stove top

If you have zero ingredients then this recipe will cost about $14.49 as of June 2022. 

I am assuming you have salt and pepper and do not add it into the recipe total cost.

Recipe serves: 4

Equipment needed: Wok or deep frying pan and a large pot for rice or a rice cooker

Cook time: 15 minutes

Equipment

Let's grocery shop!

Pantry & Spices

Total: $10.26 as of June 2022

  • corn starch $1.72
  • seasoned vegetable base $3.97

    **Better than Bouillon

  • soy sauce $1.58
  • canola oil $2.99

Grocery

Total: $4.23 as of June 2022

  • frozen mixed vegetables 20 oz $2.33
  • garlic bulb $0.50
  • 1 onion $0.62
  • rice 16 oz $0.78

Let's prep!

Let's cook!

  1. Add 2 teaspoons of oil to the pan and heat up the pan
  2. Add the onion for 2-3 minutes
  3. Add the garlic for 1 minute
  4. Add the frozen vegetables for 4-6 minutes until they are tender
  5. Add the sauce and let cook for 2-3 minutes to thicken the sauce
  6. Add the rice; mix together. Enjoy!

This recipe can also be found in Extreme Menu 5 – Family of 4

© 2022 Staying On Budget LLC

stayingonbudget.com is owned and operated by Staying On Budget LLC.

Staying On Budget LLC is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program and earns from qualifying purchases. 

Related articles

Chili-Lime Mushroom Tacos with Rice

Portobello mushrooms are the perfect substitute for meat in these tacos.

Christin Lee

FULL TIME BUDGET BLOGGER

It is fun to think that there might be a short cut but the reality is planning plus diligence equals financial freedom.

My Favorite Articles