No more running around the store trying to figure out what your going to make for dinner. Walmart makes it that easy by having all the ingredients ready for you to pick up. Every couple weeks Walmart will share featured products in their stores and meal solution that you can make with those specific products.
This is where some of the Walmart Moms come into the picture. We will highlight the meal solutions on each of our blogs. We will showcase the products, the cost of each one and then the featured meal solution for you to see. From time to time we will also show you how we put our own spin on a specific meal solution. It's all about showing you how to incorporate cost saving products to make easy family friendly meals.
Today's Meal Solution is Poor Mans Lasagna. This dish is just a simplified version of a traditional lasagna. If you're looking for a quick dish that you can have on the table in just about 30 minutes than this is the one. It's not only kid friendly but adult friendly as well. Pair this dish with a salad and hot french bread and you have meal for less than $10.
2 - 7.25 oz Packages Great Value Macaroni & Cheese (.50 each)
1 - lb Ground Chuck or Sirloin ($3.28)
1 - Jar Spaghetti Sauce (use your favorite) (.99)
1 - 8 oz package Great Value Mozzarella Cheese (1.86)
1 - Loaf Bakery French Bread ($1) (not pictured)
1 - Ready Bagged Salad ($1.14) (not pictured)
Total Cost: $9.27
This dish was so easy to throw together. Just prepare the macaroni and cheese according to package directions. Brown and drain the ground beef and add to the prepared macaroni & cheese. Blend in the spaghetti sauce and pour into a greased 9 x 13 inch baking dish. Top with mozzarella cheese cover and bake. It's as easy as that.
2 - packages (7.25 oz) Great Value Macaroni & Cheese
1 - lb ground beef
1 - Jar Spaghetti Sauce (use your favorite)
1 - (8oz) package mozzarella cheese, shredded
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare the macaroni and cheese according to package directions. While the macaroni is cooking, brown and drain the ground beef. Add the ground beef to the prepared macaroni and cheese. Mix in the spaghetti sauce and add to a greased 9 x 13 inch baking pan. Top with mozzarella cheese. Cover with foil sprayed with baking spray and bake for 25 minutes until heated through and bubbly.
Note:Here is another way to assemble the lasagna. Spoon half of the prepared macaroni and cheese into lightly greased 9 x 13 inch square baking dish. Add half of the spaghetti sauce and then the remaining macaroni and cheese. Add the rest of the spaghetti sauce and top with mozzarella cheese. Cover with foil and bake for 25 minutes or until heated through and bubbly.