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I am trying to think of a quick easy meal without sauce?

Lately red sauce has made me break out, so I am trying to think of something fast and easy-20-45 mins to make.
Pref something we just put in and its done.
any ideas?

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SweetNfun

Asked by SweetNfun at 1:05 PM on Nov. 13, 2009 in Food & Drink

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  • stir fry is always a good option....and you can throw in whatever you want: chicken, pork, beef, rice, peppers, carrots, broccoli, peas, etc.

    chicken fettucini

    hasbrown casserole with ham
    LoriaAnn

    Answer by LoriaAnn at 1:09 PM on Nov. 13, 2009

  • How about a cheesy chicken, brocolli and rice cassorole:
    1/4 c. butter
    1/2 c. onion, chopped
    1/2 c. celery, chopped
    2 c. rice, cooked
    1 can cream of chicken soup
    1 can milk
    1 c. cheddar cheese
    2 c. chopped broccoli, cooked
    2 c. chicken, cubed & cooked

    Saute onion and celery in butter. Mix milk and soup. Mix all ingredients except cheese and place in greased casserole. Sprinkle cheese on top. Bake 1/2 hour at 350 degrees
    GrnEyedGrandma

    Answer by GrnEyedGrandma at 1:09 PM on Nov. 13, 2009

  • eatingBake some Chicken Breast add some Italian dressing over it and salt and pepper and sprinkle some bread crumbs and add some Parmasan chesse over it and bake for 1 hour. You can do this now and place in the fridge then when it is almost dinner time place in oven. And waalahh! For sides just open a can of veggies or whatever you have. GL

    Butterfly1108

    Answer by Butterfly1108 at 1:12 PM on Nov. 13, 2009

  • I serve this it over broccoli (and I make double the sauce).
    Pasta and Tofu with Finger-Licking Peanut Sauce
    1/2 cup low or no sodium 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 (add to taste, it is pretty spicey)
    4 garlic cloves, minced
    8 ounces uncooked whole wheat angel hair
    1 pound firm tofu, drained and cubed (optional)
    1 cup (2-inch) sliced green onions
    1 cup shredded carrot

    cont
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 1:19 PM on Nov. 13, 2009

  • 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 mixture; toss gently
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 1:19 PM on Nov. 13, 2009

  • General Tsao's Tofu
    1 box of firm or extra firm tofu
    1 egg or substitute
    3/4 cup cornstarch
    vegetable oil for frying
    3 chopped green onions
    1 Tablespoon minced ginger
    1 Tablespoon minced garlic
    2/3 cup vegetable stock
    2 Tablespoons soy sauce
    4 Tablespoons sugar
    red pepper to taste
    1 Tablespoon sherry (optional) (you can sub apple cider or white grape juice)
    1 Tablespoon white vinegar
    steamed broccoli
    cooked brown rice

    cont
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 1:19 PM on Nov. 13, 2009

  • Drain, dry and cut tofu into 1 inch chunks. You can freeze tofu the night before to get a more chicken-like consistency, but it isn't necessary. Mix the egg with 3 tablespoons cold water. Dip tofu in egg/water
    mixture and coat completely. Sprinkle 3/4 cup cornstarch over tofu and coat completely. Watch out that the cornstarch doesn't clump up at the bottom of the bowl.
    Heat oil in pan and fry tofu pieces until golden. Drain oil.
    Heat 3 Tablespoons vegetable oil in pan on medium heat. Add green onions, ginger and garlic, cook for about 2 minutes. Be careful not to burn garlic. Add vegetable stock, soy sauce, sugar, red pepper and vinegar. Mix 2 Tablespoons water with 1 Tablespoon cornstarch and pour into mixture stirring well. Add fried tofu and coat evenly.
    Serve immediately with steamed broccoli over rice.
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 1:20 PM on Nov. 13, 2009

  • Oh YAY, I'm going to go run out and buy some tofu RIGHT NOW! Not.....lmao
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:34 PM on Nov. 13, 2009

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