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What is your favorite "go to, recipe in a pinch" that you make a lot??

feel free to share the recipe. :-)


Asked by justgrape723 at 9:35 AM on Aug. 11, 2010 in Food & Drink

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  • Good-quality sausage, cut into bite-sized pieces.
    As many large potatoes as people you're serving
    A bag of chopped, frozen spinach.

    Peel the potatoes if you enjoy doing that, cut 'em into chunks and spin the chunks around in a little olive oil, salt and pepper. Put the potato chunks and sausage chunks into a flat pan in a semi-single layer and season with Mrs. Dash or another salt-free seasoning. Heat the oven to 400 degrees, cover the pan with foil and bake for 30 minutes. Uncover the pan and stir it all about, add the frozen spinach on top, re-cover and bake another 15 minutes, remove the cover and bake another 15-20 minutes, until the potatoes are fork-tender. Correct he seasoning and serve. Kids like this a lot.

    Answer by Fistandantalus at 10:28 AM on Aug. 11, 2010

  • Grilled spicy chicken over salad, we have that alot, or one dish fajitas, we have that at least once a week. Also, enchiladas.... all in a diet friendly version =)

    Answer by gramsmom at 10:25 AM on Aug. 11, 2010

  • My go to recipe is tacos.

    Answer by Tab2 at 11:24 AM on Aug. 11, 2010

  • My go to recipe is always grilled chicken salad

    Answer by Moms_Angels1960 at 9:35 AM on Aug. 11, 2010

  • Brown some hamburger meat and then cook it with mexican rice.

    Answer by AmazingAmanda at 9:38 AM on Aug. 11, 2010

  • chilli

    Answer by sunflower39346 at 9:38 AM on Aug. 11, 2010

  • spaghetti

    Answer by renea20 at 9:39 AM on Aug. 11, 2010

  • either chilli or beef stew

    Answer by shorty13417 at 9:40 AM on Aug. 11, 2010

  • Red beans and rice:
    Take 2 packages of Hillshire farms polaska kielbasa and cut it into bite sized pieces. Add it to the pan with 2 cans of red beans (do not drain first, add with the liquid!), and 1 to 2 tbsp. of cajun seasoning (depending upon how spicy you want it). Mix together, heat until boiling, then reduce heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, for about 20 minutes. (long enough to cook the rice) Cook the rice according to the package instructions, then serve the beans and kielbasa over the cooked rice. Easy, quick, tasty! I use the McCormick's perfect pinch cajun seasoning. This is a favorite in our house, we usually have it at least once every couple of weeks.

    Answer by Eviesmommy at 10:03 AM on Aug. 11, 2010

  • My go-recipe is always stir fry veggies in butter & italian dressing with pasta & parmesan cheese. I usually use carrots, brocoli, cauliflower, celery, onions, cabbage & green peppers for veggies, fried in a wok first with butter and then I add the italian dressing towards the end. Pour over pasta & top with lots of cheese, yum, yum, YUM!

    Answer by jacksmom3707 at 10:07 AM on Aug. 11, 2010