My vegan meal courtesy of Vegweb and Everyday Food.
Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Beet and Carrot Slaw
1/4 cup orange juice
2 T EVOO
2 teaspoons red-wine vinegar
1 1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
coarse salt and ground pepper
1 medium bunch of beets with greens
2 medium carrots, grated
In a large bowl whisk together the juice, oil, vinegar and mustard; season with salt and pepper. Cut the greens off the beets; discard stems and cut leaves into 1/4 inch wide strips. Peel and grate beets. Add to bowl along with beet leaves and carrots. Toss.
Total cost of meal for four families: $22.00 Wowzers!