Election Day Dinners under $10.
One of President Barak Obama's favorite foods is pizza from Italian Fiesta Pizzeria. Here's a Presidential Pizza that your family will enjoy.
Obama Pizza Party: BBQ chicken Pizza - $7.29
1/4 cup Meijer barbecue sauce - $0.33
3/4 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breasts - NuVal Score 39 - $1.49
1 cup red bell pepper, seeded and large dice - NuVal Score 96 - $1
2 tablespoon Meijer olive oil, divided - NuVal Score 11 - on hand
1 pre-cooked 12-inch pizza crust or focaccia - $2.39
1 cup Kraft 2% milk shredded Monterey Jack cheese - NuVal Score 27 - $1.33
1/2 small red onion, thinly sliced -NuVal Score 93 - $0.25
1-2 tablespoon. Meijer sliced ripe olives $0.50
1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Place pizza crust on baking sheet, brush lightly with small amount of olive oil. Bake 5 minutes. Remove from oven, leaving oven on.
2. Meanwhile, cut chicken breasts into 1/2-inch wide strips, sprinkle lightly with salt and black pepper to taste. In a medium skillet heat remaining oil over medium-high heat; add chicken, cook and stir 3 to 5 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink. Shortcut: Use shredded breast meat from a Meijer rotisserie chicken.
3. Meanwhile spread bearbecue sauce on heated crust. Top with onions, olives, red peppers, chicken and cheese. Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until hot and cheese is melted and lightly browned.
Nutrition information (per serving) Calories 282, Total Fat 14g, Saturated Fat 1g, Cholesterol 65mg, Sodium 463mg, Carbohydrates 18g, Fiber 1g, Protein 21g.
Recipe adapted from Meijermealbox.com, try-foods international.
Serve with: Dole Italian blend salad ($1.99) and low fat dressing (on hand).
Total Meal Cost: $9.28
Ann Romney's Meatloaf cakes - $6.43
From Mrs. Romney's appearance on the Rachael Ray Show; Presidential candidate Mitt Romney's favorite dinner
Serves 6 (make 6 individual meatloaf cakes)