Quick Weeknight Dinners for $3 or Less (Slide 17)


Ok eatingwell, please let me know where you shop because I certainly dont know where I can get pork chops, waterchest nuts, udon noodles and bamboo shoots for $3 or less in Colorado???


08/16/2010 - 7:14pm

They are talking about $3 or less per serving, not for the whole meal. Try something like Aldi or Walmart.


08/23/2010 - 5:26pm

With some of the ingredients listed, I think $3 per serving is questionable.


08/25/2010 - 8:35am

It's $3 per serving which means that if you cook for people of 4 it will actually cost you $12 to make any of this meals.


08/31/2010 - 4:53pm

I'll shop at Aldi, but I'm NOT going to walmart.


10/28/2010 - 1:13am

Ithink with fish sticks or pasta its possible but the rest for under 3$ no way..not even for 1 person..


11/16/2010 - 7:00am

Even at $3 per serving, it's questionable.


06/03/2012 - 5:40pm

I came here to make the same comment everyone else is making. Glad I'm not the only one. No way I could make any of these meals for $3 per serving and I live in TX where cost of living is relatively low. Poor job, Eating Well.


10/10/2012 - 11:34am

EatingWell, you grossly underestimated the cost of these ingredients.


10/15/2012 - 7:57am

Cost aside, this came out incredibly well. If I hadn't cooked it myself I would have guessed it came from a Chinese restaurant. Just like authentic Chinese, it was even better as a leftover!! The only alteration I would make is to decrease the number of eggs by half, thereby making it a bit less calorie heavy.


06/21/2013 - 11:40am

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