Chicken and Bacon in Puff Pastry for Ten Dollars

Chicken Pot Pie with Puff Pastry Crust
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It's time for more Ten Dollar Meals. Even when you're on a budget, you can serve a delicious and fancy dinner. Frozen puff pastry is one of the best buys in the supermarket. When it goes on sale, buy a few boxes and store them in your freezer. Same with chicken and bacon! In fact, many of the ingredients for this menu come from the freezer and pantry. Don't be ashamed of that - they are still very high quality and make a delicious meal.

And these ingredients combine to make a fabulous Chicken and Bacon in Puff Pastry Meal for under ten dollars.

Even when these ingredients aren't on sale, this menu just squeaks under the wire at $9.94. It's elegant enough for a celebration, or just because it's a snowy day and everyone deserves a treat. Enjoy!

Chicken and Bacon in Puff Pastry Meal for Ten Dollars

  • Chicken and Bacon in Puff Pastry
    One sheet of puff pastry costs around $2.00, and the chicken is $3.00. The cost for serving this special recipe to four people is $6.17
  • Easiest Scalloped Potatoes
    Cut the recipe in half to serve four people for the easiest and creamiest potatoes ever. Cost for serving four people: $2.38
  • Green Beans Amandine
    Use 12 ounces of frozen green beans. The almonds are kind of expensive - you can omit them and the beans will still taste delicious. Cost for serving four people: $1.39