Oct 13: Soutzoukakia with Dolmas, Caramelized Onion Hummus and Butter Fried Mushrooms


We returned to a favorite: Delice de Boougogne on toasted Italian Bread with crisp, fresh Apple.

  • The Delice de Bourgogne was $5.38 and we shared ½, or $1.35 per serve
  • The Italian Bread was 32c per serve
  • Apple adds 20c per serve.

A very tasty lunch for $1.87 per serve.


Tonight’s dinner was a return to the Soutzoukakia with Australian Lamb, served with Dolmas, Caramelized Onion Hummus and Butter Fried Mushrooms. We get three full serves from the Soutzoukakia recipe.

  • Australian Ground lamb was $5.99 at Aldi or $2.00 per serve
  • An egg is 32c or 11c per serve
  • 8 oz Panko breadcrumbs are $2.99 and we used half, or 25c per serve
  • Parmesan is $3.99 for 8oz and we shared 2 oz or 50c per serve
  • 1/4 cup and a tablespoon of red wine – halved – is 34c per serve
  • Parsley was $1.49 for the bunch, but we only used 1/4 or 13c per serve
  • Fresh mint came from our garden
  • The Mushrooms were $2.49 for a pack and we shared the last ⅓, or 42c per serve
  • Dolmas from Whole Foods were $3.41 (on special) or $1.13 per serve
  • Add 46c for Hummus.

Always a tasty meal for $5.34 per serve.

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