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7 Days of Pinoy Homecooked Dinner for 4 Costs Less Than P2,000You can make all your favorites even when on a budget!by Yummy.ph Team .
Nothing expresses love better than a hot meal to come home to after a long day. Inflation might have you thinking twice about making your favorite dishes, but did you know that you can churn out a delicious classic Filipino dish every day of the week with just P2,000 worth of groceries? We show you exactly how!ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW
The grocery list
- 360 g red onions, P54
- 1 bundle green beans (
- 400 g green onion, P22
s ayoteor green papaya, P20/fruit
- 200 g ginger, P33
- 1 piece medium tomato, P20
- 250 g
- 3 bulbs garlic, P21
- 1 bundle
- 80 g annatto seeds, P57.50
- 80 g okra, P9.60Â
- 400 g radish (
- 2 bundles
kangkong(water spinach), P44
- 500 g
- 1 198-gram can sliced mushrooms, P32.25
- 1 198-gram can shiitake mushrooms, P39.25
- 2 beef broth cubes, P13.65
- 2 whole chicken, P218 each
- 500 g chicken,
- 1 1/4 kilograms chicken breast fillets, P203
- 500 grams pork,
sinigangcut (large chunks), P82.50
- 1 large boneless
- 250 g pork belly, chopped, P74.25
- 80 ml mayonnaise, P18.50
- 37 g sachet onion powder, P76.25
- 350 ml fish sauce, P17.25
- 500 ml soy sauce, P29.75
- 1 L white vinegar, P30
- 44 g pack
sinigang na gabimix, P22.95
- 1 330-ml can clear soda (7-up or sprite), P23.75
- 400 g
pancitcanton (egg noodles), P55.75
- 1 stick margarine, P28.75
- 6 eggs, P38
Note: Excluded from this list are staples like rice, oil, sugar, salt, and black pepper.
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Friday: Bangus Sisig
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Saturday: Chicken Adobo
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You really can't go wrong with this affordable meal plan. The homecooked food you'll be eating the whole week will satisfy not only your taste buds, but also your pockets.
This story originally appeared on Yummy.ph.
*Minor edits have been made by the SmartParenting.com.ph editors.