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What is your favorite/easiest dinner recipe..

Looking for easy dinner recipes for me and my hubby + our toddler..

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Asked by Anonymous at 10:39 PM on Jun. 26, 2009 in Food & Drink

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  • Easy Hamburger Casserole

    1 lb extra lean ground beef (or brown ground beef or turkey and drain fat)
    1 small chopped onion
    ½ tsp salt
    ½ tsp pepper
    1 pkg (16 oz) frozen mixed vegetables
    1 can cheese soup
    1 (16oz) pkg tater tots

    Heat oven to 375°. Mix beef, onion, salt, and pepper in ungreased 2 qt casserole. Arrange vegetables on meat. Pour soup over, cover with tater tots. Bake uncovered 1 hour or until potatoes are golden brown.

    Answer by Bmat at 10:40 PM on Jun. 26, 2009

  • Here is a quick dinner recipe. It takes less than 15 minutes (if the rice is cooked)
    Super Quick Stir-fry
    Heat a few chili pepper flakes in olive oil, along with a sliced garlic clove and sliced ginger. Remove the garlic and ginger before they burn. Add onion saute for 1 min. Add 2 diced up baby eggplants and saute for 5 mins (I have used zucchini and broccoli, too). Add red/yellow peppers & mushrooms. Add 2 tbsp each of brown sugar, tamari & vinegar (I didn't have tamari so I used Braggs) and saute 2 more mins. Add fresh basil. Serve over rice (you could use room temperature leftovers) or rice noodles (they are super quick in a pinch). You can also add cubed tofu before serving.

    Answer by rkoloms at 10:48 PM on Jun. 26, 2009

  • Southwest Falafel
    1 (15 ounce) can pinto beans (drained and rinsed) (any bean, canned or 1.5 cups home cooked
    1/2 cup shredded Monterrey jack cheese
    1/4 cup finely crushed baked tortilla chips
    2 tablespoons finely chopped green onions
    1 tablespoon finely chopped cilantro
    1/8 teaspoon ground cumin
    1 large egg white
    1 1/2 teaspoons olive oil
    Spread – I don’t use this part; I mash an avocado with salsa and fat free yogurt (Greek-style is best)
    1/4 cup mashed peeled avocado
    2 tablespoons finely chopped plum tomato
    1 tablespoon finely chopped red onion
    2 tablespoons sour cream
    1 teaspoon fresh lime juice
    1/8 teaspoon salt
    2 (6 inch) pita's, each cut in half crosswise – I use 4 whole wheat tortillas
    To prepare patties, place pinto beans in a medium bowl; partially mash with a fork. Add cheese and next 5 ingredients (through egg white) stir until well combin

    Answer by rkoloms at 10:48 PM on Jun. 26, 2009

  • Heat oil in a lg nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add patties; cook 3 min on each side or until patties are browned and thoroughly heated.
    To prepare spread, while patties cook, combine avocado, tomato, red onion, sour cream, lime juice, and salt. Place one patty in each pita half. Spread about 2 tablespoons of spread over patty in each pita half.

    Answer by rkoloms at 10:48 PM on Jun. 26, 2009

  • I serve this it over broccoli (and I make double the sauce).
    Pasta and Tofu with Finger-Licking Peanut Sauce
    1/2 cup vegetable broth
    1/4 cup chunky peanut butter (I use smooth)
    1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce
    3 tablespoons brown sugar
    2 tablespoons rice vinegar
    2 teaspoons grated peeled fresh ginger
    2 teaspoons chile paste with garlic
    4 garlic cloves, minced
    8 ounces uncooked whole wheat angel hair
    1 pound firm tofu, drained and cubed
    1 cup (2-inch) sliced green onions
    1 cup shredded carrot
    Combine first 8 ingredients in a small saucepan. Cook over medium heat 5 minutes or until smooth, stirring frequently (this can also be done in the microwave; use a tempered glass bowl, like pyrex, cook for 20 seconds, stir, repeat until smooth). Remove from heat. Cook pasta in boiling water 8 minutes, omitting salt and fat. Add tofu, onions, and carrot; drain. Place pasta mixture in a large bowl. Add peanut butter mix

    Answer by rkoloms at 10:49 PM on Jun. 26, 2009

  • 1. Grilled cheese sandwiches and tomato-basil soup - i just use canned tomato soup and add milk instead of water, plus dried basil and black pepper to taste.
    2. Breakfast for dinner: pancakes (my toddler loves to help measure and stir), eggs, toast, any other breakfasty thing we have on hand (bacon, sausage, hash browns).
    3. Chili with rice - brown hamburger in a pot, drain or strain the grease away, then add two cans of diced tomatoes, and one can each of kidney, black, and northern beans. Then add 2 - 4 tbls. of chili powder (depending on how hot or red you like it). Then, to taste, salt, pepper, cumin, turmeric, cayenne pepper, garlic powder, dried minced onions, and a little bit of cinnamon. Let bubble for awhile and serve over rice. This tastes even better the next day.

    Answer by Mrs.Soule at 11:00 PM on Jun. 26, 2009

  • tortalini soup..

    family size can of tomato soup
    bag of tortalini noodles (found in frozen food section)

    --before cooking the tomato soup..cook the noodles until every noodle has risen to the top
    --strain noodles
    --cook tomato soup
    --once tomato soup is finished pour noodles into soup

    its my favorite thing to have for dinner..its delicious and takes less than 15 minutes

    Answer by ilovEmma09 at 11:03 PM on Jun. 26, 2009

  • Spicy Creamy tomato soup With noodles.
    A can of tomato soup
    Cayenne pepper
    Crushed red pepper
    Package of Ramen

    Make soup with a can of milk as directed, add a pat of butter and spices according to your taste. Salt and pepper to taste too Stir well so it's smooth and velvety.
    Let simmer for about 5 minutes,
    Add Ramen noodles, DO NOT ADD FLAVOR PACKET.
    Let simmer until noodles are softened.
    Serve, use a little bit of extra parsley for garnish and some extra butter if you like buttery.

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:23 PM on Jun. 27, 2009

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