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For the year 2017, IGA wants to help you spend less and cook more. Every week, discover our five recipes for about $3 per serving. Your weekly menu will be easier to make!

Recipes of the week for about $3 per serving*

Crusted Grilled Chicken Drumsticks

Crusted Grilled Chicken Drumsticks

Enjoy these chicken drumsticks with delicious oven-baked fries. Use yellow potatoes or sweet potatoes for fries that are better than in a restaurant!

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Fiesta Stuffed Peppers

Fiesta Stuffed Peppers

To blanch your peppers, plunge them into a pot of boiling water for one to two minutes, then dip them into ice water. Then stuff or freeze them for later!

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Tilapia grillé en croûte de moutarde et citron noirci

Broiled Mustard Crusted Tilapia with Charred Lemons

Lemon and fish were made for each other! Cooking lemon doesn’t affect its taste, so don’t be afraid to char it or place it on your fish to make the most of the blend of flavours.

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Szechuan Tofu

Szechuan Tofu

Careful not to confuse soft tofu with firm tofu. They need to be prepared differently, especially in sautés.

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Pork Blade Roast and Seasonal Vegetables

Pork Blade Roast and Seasonal Vegetables

Keep this recipe safe—it’s also great as a summer meal! Choose summer vegetables like asparagus, cauliflower, and zucchini.

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2, 4 or 6 at the Table: Spend Less

When it comes to cooking, every household has its own challenges! To help you save more money, here are a few tips based on the number of mouths that you have to feed.

2 at the Table

  1. Buy. Divide. Freeze. 
  2. Cook lots and then get creative!
  3. Do the prep so nothing is wasted

4 at the Table

  1. Pay attention to specials 
  2. Opt for the private label
  3. Cook from scratch

6 at the Table

  1. Read the package labels and compare prices
  2. Cook food in its entirety 
  3. Get to know your slow cooker 
  4. Diversify your proteins

*The price per serving was calculated using the prices in effect during the week of February 9 to 15 2017.