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Need a meal I can freeze

I want to cook dinner for a girlfriends family...something that they could freeze and eat another day ...since this is a surprise. Anyone have any suggestions? I know lasagna is an easy one but I just don't feel comfortable with my sauce LOL I just came up with it a few months ago and only my dh has tried it.

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Asked by MrsPilat at 1:03 PM on Sep. 18, 2009 in Food & Drink

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  • try freezing a chicken dumplings mix from banquet it is at K-mart in a box

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:06 PM on Sep. 18, 2009

  • If you don't want to use your sauce you could use a jarred sauce. Lasagna was the first thing that came to my mind, too.

    Here's another casserole that is easy and well-liked:
    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.
    If frozen, thaw first or cook covered for a good while then cook uncovered.

    Answer by Bmat at 1:08 PM on Sep. 18, 2009

  • Tamale Bean Pie
    1 medium onion - chopped
    1 green bell pepper - chopped
    2 cloves garlic - minced
    16 ounces refried beans, fatfree - (1 can) (I use the dehydrated or 1.5 cups home cooked)
    30 ounces pinto beans, canned - (2 cans) (or 3 cups home cooked)
    1 cup frozen corn kernels
    3/4 cup salsa
    2 tsp chili powder
    1/2 teaspoon cumin
    1 tsp salt - optional
    1 tbl nutritional yeast (loaded with B vitamins, has a salty cheesy flavor)
    Cornmeal Crust
    1 cup cornmeal
    1 tsp salt
    1 tbl agave nectar -- or other liquid sweetener*
    1 cup boiling water


    Answer by rkoloms at 1:39 PM on Sep. 18, 2009

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees. In a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat, sauté the onion until it is just beginning to brown, stirring constantly. Add the green pepper and stir for 2 minutes. Add the garlic and sauté for one more minute. Add the remaining ingredients, except for the nutritional yeast and crust ingredients. Mix well and pour into a 2-quart baking dish. Sprinkle with nutritional yeast.
    Mix cornmeal with salt and stir in agave nectar. Beat in boiling water until mixture is smooth. Drop by spoonfuls over nutritional yeast and beans and spread to cover the surface.
    Bake for 25 to 30 minutes, or until crusty.
    *Any mild-tasting liquid sweetener will do--including rice syrup, corn syrup, honey, or barley malt syrup.

    Answer by rkoloms at 1:40 PM on Sep. 18, 2009

  • Ham and beans
    Any kind of pasta I freeze baked ziti alot

    Answer by baby1love at 1:49 PM on Sep. 18, 2009

  • Meatballs or porcupines.

    Answer by QandA at 2:24 PM on Sep. 18, 2009

  • Meatloaf

    veggie/beef soup

    Answer by ria7 at 3:24 PM on Sep. 18, 2009

  • Chili, broth based soups, casseroles,meatloaf, meatballs.

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 10:23 PM on Sep. 18, 2009

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