Cheap lunch option.

26 May

Ryan & I usually go home every day for lunch. Both of our offices are located close to our house, which makes it very convenient to just run home to eat lunch…not to mention the money it saves! This is one of the ways we are trying hard to be frugal as we work to pay off our debt!

Recently, we were out of our normal lunch options & hadn’t been grocery shopping yet – no sandwich stuff, no leftovers, nothing. So I rummaged through our pantry and our fridge to see if I could be creative and come up with something. This little recipe is what I came up with! These ingredients are pretty standard for us – we usually always have them. Its super easy, but its actually surprisingly very tasty! So, if you’re in a pinch and need quick, easy, & cheap lunch – give this recipe a try. It can also obviously be modified with whatever ingredients you have on hand that particular day.

Mexican Style Mini Pizzas

  • tortillas
  • 1 can of fire roasted diced tomatoes (LOVE these)
  • torn fresh cilantro
  • chopped onions
  • mexican blend shredded cheese
  • salt & pepper
  • extra virgin olive oil

Heat oven to 425 degrees. Lay tortillas on a cookie sheet and top with desired amount of tomatoes, onions, cilantro, cheese, and salt & pepper. Drizzle olive oil around the top outer edges of the tortilla. Bake for about 10 minutes or until tortilla is golden brown and crispy. Enjoy!

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2 Responses to “Cheap lunch option.”

  1. Jennifer May 26, 2010 at 10:42 pm #

    I’ve never had the fire roasted diced tomatoes, I need to get some, they sound good! And this recipe sounds really tasty too! You are very creative! I’m not that creative when thinking of meals with what I have in my pantry/fridge. I’ll have to remember this one.

  2. Jennifer L. May 27, 2010 at 4:12 pm #

    Yum! Sounds good! I’ll have to try those fire roasted tomatoes.

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