Thursday, September 22, 2011

Budget Eating: 10 for 2 is still going strong.

After a brief, birthday induced hiatus from the 10 for 2 budget eating, Jake and I are back on the train. I haven't really blogged about it because, well, our meals have been a bit boring. 

Monday was spiced chicken with rice and green beans.
Tuesday was chicken with broccoli and cheddar grits.
Wednesday was blackened chicken with green beans and fried grit cakes.

And Thursday - we got a little adventurous. One of my favorite things to make that is so easy and cheap is black beans and rice. And one of my favorite ways to make rice is to add fresh lime juice and chopped cilantro. 

So this may not look pretty, but it was delicious and almost entirely free (since we had all the ingredients):
To make, you cook your white rice, then stir in minced cilantro and squeeze about two limes worth of juice. Stir that all together, then dole out and top with black beans (we use canned and heat them up on the stove), and then get creative with the toppings. Sometimes we do tomatoes, onion, jalapenos, and cheese but tonight we did salsa and sour cream mixed together and cheese. 

Like I said... ugly, but good. (insert "your momma" joke here....!)
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