SHOPPERS are sharing snaps on social media of food they have picked up from Asda’s new Just Essentials range.
But it can be tricky to think what to make with the budget yellow-packet goodies.
Blogger Hollie Hutchinson has come up with a meal plan to help you make the most of the supermarket’s bargains
Savvy Hollie Hutchinson, 37, who writes blog thriftymum.com blog, has come up with a meal plan to help you make the most of the supermarket’s bargains.
Check out her five midweek dinner ideas that will feed a family of four for a total of £10.32 over five days.
Prices are based on the amounts you will need to use rather than the cost of a full packet.
Anything left over can be used for lunches or kept back to make dinners the next week.
5 meals for 4 for £10.32
MONDAY – BANGERS AND MASH
Frozen sausages (x8), 48p
Beans (1 tin) — 25p
Potatoes (1kg) — 40p
Gravy granules (20g) — 3p
Feeds four for £1.16.
TUESDAY – CHEESY BACON PASTA BAKE
Cooking bacon (250g) — 38p
Pasta shapes (250g) — 18p
Tinned tomatoes (x2) — 64p
Cheddar cheese (100g) — 48p
Feeds four for £1.68.
WEDNESDAY – CHICKEN STIR FRY
Sweet & sour cooking sauce (1 jar), 42p
Chicken breasts (240g) — £1.80
Rice (500g) — 24p
Frozen mixed veg (500g) — 36p
Feeds four for £2.82.
THURSDAY – CHILI CON CARNE
Chilli con carne (2 tins) — £1.94
Rice (200g) — 24p
Green beans (240g) — 84p
Feeds four for £3.02.
FRIDAY – PIZZA NIGHT
Pepperoni pizza — 66p
Cheese & tomato pizza — 66p
Garlic bread — 32p
Feeds four for £1.64.
- All prices on page correct at time of going to press. Deals and offers subject to availability
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