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Kroger offers affordable holiday recipes

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CINCINNATI, Dec. 13, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — The Kroger Co. BB #:100073 today shared affordable meal planning ideas to make dinnertime simple with make-ahead recipes that families can enjoy together, or young chefs can reheat easily in the microwave at home.

“Our customers have a lot on their plate this time of year,” said Carlo Baldan, group vice president of Center Store Merchandising. “And we know families are looking to stretch their budgets even further while making the holidays special. As the to-do lists are growing, let us do some of the meal planning during winter break. These delicious and affordable make-ahead meals ensure dinnertime is a breeze after a busy day at work or for kids to reheat for a healthy and filling lunch.”

For families looking for easy, affordable meals during winter break, Kroger suggests options to feed a family of four at an average cost of approximately $12 per meal, including:

  • Alfredo Turkey Meatballs Pasta Bake: An easy meal that can be prepared and then popped into the freezer to enjoy later. This delicious recipe features Kroger Brand pasta, flame broiled turkey frozen meatballs, traditional alfredo sauce and frozen California style vegetables.
  • Sheet Pan Black Bean Quesadillas: Make dinner meatless with these cheesy, black bean quesadillas full of corn, salsa and sour cream. To make ahead, simply prepare and store in the refrigerator to bake the next day or bake and store in the freezer to be reheated.
  • Sausage and Tortellini Skillet: This savory meal requires just a few ingredients—tortellini, sausage and veggies—that can be frozen after prepared for a simple family dinner any time.
  • Slow Cooker Taco Pasta: Let the slow cooker do the work with this hearty three-step dish including lean ground beef, tomatoes, mild salsa, corn, pasta and cheese.
  • Stir Fried Rice: A make-ahead meal that puts the ease in easy with a Kroger stir fry teriyaki kit and complete in just four steps—prepare this stir fry and freeze for a weeknight meal to enjoy this holiday season.

The retailer recommends freezing meals in smaller batches to make reheating easier for single servings. For customer’s looking for more meal prep ideas, check out these budget-friendly recipes and slow cooker meals.

For customers looking for extra convenience when preparing meals over the holidays, Home Chef offers a wide selection of delicious, fresh prepared foods for easy lunch and dinner options such as, fried chicken, soups, meal kits, pizzas and flatbreads.

Customers can shop these items and more in-store, through Kroger Pickup or delivered using Boost by Kroger Plus, the delivery membership that can save customers up to $1,000 per year on fuel and grocery delivery. Eligible customers can now try the Boost membership with a free 30-day trial and subscribe on a monthly basis for as little as $7.99.

Kroger Family of Companies Rewards World Elite Mastercard eligible cardmembers may now redeem a free one-year, next-day Boost membership or cardholders who are current annual Boost members may receive a free one-year extension of their next-day Boost membership. To learn more and redeem this Kroger Rewards World Elite Mastercard cardmember offer visit here.

*The creditor and issuer of the Kroger Family of Companies Rewards World Elite Mastercard® is U.S. Bank National Association, pursuant to a license from Mastercard International Incorporated.

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