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Save money on vegetables by reusing leftover vegetables from meals.  Keep them in a container in the freezer, and add them to soups, sauces and casseroles.  You can also puree them and add them to sauces, like spaghetti sauce.  Vegetables are a great source of vitamins, and it is not thrift conscious to waste them. 

If you have a yard with some sun, try growing them. Once you taste homegrown vegetables you will wonder what you were eating before. There is a little expense in preparing the soil, but once you get a small garden growing,  and learn frugal gardening techniques, you will save a lot of money.

You can also find frugal vegetables and save money at Farmer's markets.

Here are a couple frugal vegetable recipes.


Green Bean Casserole


2 cans green beans, drained
1 can cream of mushroom soup
1/4 can milk
1 can onion rings

Mix Green Beans with soup and milk. Top with Onion Rings.

Put in a casserole dish and bake at 350 degrees until bubbly.


Honey Carrot Recipe


4 cups sliced carrots
2 Tbsp brown sugar
2 Tbsp honey
2 Tbsp butter
Combine the brown sugar, honey, and butter in a saucepan, and heat until melted, stirring frequently. 
Place carrots in a casserole dish, and cover with the liquid mixture.  Stir.
Cover and bake at 400 for one hour, stirring occasionally.





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