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Grocery List Extreme Menu 1 – Family of 4

Week 1 will cost about $58.08. Store brands and sale items are the key to even more savings!

What’s in the cupboard?

Pantry

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

  • butter $3.18
  • dijon mustard $0.92
  • olive oil $3.94
  • red pepper flakes $1.34
  • sugar $2.57

Spices

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

  • basil $0.98
  • chipotle pepper $1.94
  • ground cumin $2.98
  • ground mustard $4.76
  • oregano $0.98
  • pepper $2.68
  • salt $1.98
  • smoked paprika $1.94

Grocery List - Store brand Wal-Mart (Metro Detroit) $59.74

  • 1 - bulb fresh garlic $0.48
  • 2 - green pepper $1.64
  • 1 - pound broccoli crowns $1.72
  • 1 - pound green beans $1.78
  • 2 - zucchini $1.62
  • 1 - bunch cilantro $0.88
  • 1 - pound carrots $0.98
  • 1 - mushrooms 16 oz. $3.64
  • 1 - bag of apples 3 Ibs $4.47
  • 1 - bag onions 3 Ib. $2.37
  • 1 - loaf of bread $1.48
  • 1 - pound ground beef $5.62
  • 1 - chicken thighs family size 10 pieces $9.71
  • 1 - teriyaki sauce $1.98
  • 1 - bag brown or white rice 32 oz. $1.37
  • 1 - can black beans $0.72
  • 2 - can diced tomatoes 28 oz. $1.96
  • 1 - can diced tomatoes 15 oz. $0.72
  • 1 - can diced tomato & green chili 14.5 oz. $0.72
  • 1 - can chopped green chili 4 oz. $0.76
  • 2 - can tomato sauce 8 oz. $0.76
  • 1 - can tomato paste 6 oz. $0.62
  • 1 - box elbow pasta 16 oz. $0.92
  • 1 - box small shell pasta 16 oz. $0.92
  • 1 - bag shredded cheddar cheese 8 oz. $1.98
  • 1 - grated parmesan $2.36
  • 1 - milk 1/2 gallon $1.76
  • 1 - sour cream 8 oz. $0.74
  • 1 - dozen eggs $1.91
  • 1 - bag frozen corn 12 oz. $0.84
  • 1 - bag frozen stir fry vegetables only 20 oz. $2.33

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Christin Lee

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