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Hey. My DH and I are boring when it comes to dinner. Can anyone share one good dinner recipe they enjoy, one that is pretty affordable when it comes to buying the ingredients needed? I'll award one recipe a best answer. :)

 
KairisMama

Asked by KairisMama at 1:03 PM on Sep. 2, 2010 in Food & Drink

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  • Baked ziti
    Yield: 8
    Spicy Italian sausage in a rich tomato sauce served over hot ziti pasta with a mozzarella topping
    Ingredients:
    1/2 Cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese (1/2 cup = 2 oz)
    2 can (14.5 oz ea) Hunt's® Diced Tomatoes, undrained
    1/4 Cup Hunt's® Tomato Paste
    1 medium onion, cut in half, sliced
    1 pkg (16 oz ea) dry ziti pasta
    1 Pound Italian pork sausage links, casings removed or you can do it with diced chicken


    Preparation:
    1. Cook pasta according to package directions.
    2. Cook sausage and onions in large skillet over medium-high heat until sausage is evenly browned and onions are tender while pasta is cooking, stirring frequently; drain. Stir in diced tomatoes with their juice and the tomato paste; cook until heated through, stirring occasionally.
    3. Drain pasta. Add to sausage mixture; mix lightly. Sprinkle with cheese.

    SWEETPEAS3MOM

    Answer by SWEETPEAS3MOM at 1:11 PM on Sep. 2, 2010

  • 2 cups uncooked instant white rice
    2 tablespoons olive oil
    4 boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 1 pound)
    1 cup sliced mushrooms
    1 small onion, thinly sliced
    1 teaspoon minced garlic
    1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of mushroom soup, undiluted
    Black pepper


    Preparation:
    1. Cook rice according to package directions.
    2. While rice is cooking, heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Cook chicken breasts 3 to 4 minutes per side or until lightly browned. Remove chicken; set aside.
    3. Add mushrooms, onion and garlic to skillet. Cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Reduce heat to low; stir in soup and black pepper to taste. Add chicken; cook about 7 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink in center. Serve over rice.

    SWEETPEAS3MOM

    Answer by SWEETPEAS3MOM at 1:05 PM on Sep. 2, 2010

  • Chicken Fajitas:
    Ingredients:
    1.5-2 lbs skirt steak or other beef or chicken easily cut into strips
    1 medium onion, sliced, or 15 medium scallions (green onions) - same amount of carb!
    2 large Bell peppers, sliced - two different colors is nice
    1/4 cup soy sauce
    1/4 cup lime juice
    1 teaspoon chili powder
    2 Tablespoons oil
    SWEETPEAS3MOM

    Answer by SWEETPEAS3MOM at 1:08 PM on Sep. 2, 2010

  • my new recipe. inside out jalepeno poppers. take some jalepeno peppers, clean them, cut off tip use knife to scrape out seeds, use cake decorator and squeeze cream cheese into the middles. Lemme know whacha think!
    shaysmommy5810

    Answer by shaysmommy5810 at 1:08 PM on Sep. 2, 2010

  • How about Grilled Mesquite Chicken Salad... sounds impressive, huh... so simple to make and great served with crusty rolls!

    You will need:

    Boneless Chicken Breasts
    Packet of Mesquite Marinade
    Salad Fixings, be creative (see recipe)
    Salad Dressing

    Marinate boneless skinless breast for about 2 hours. Grill on a hot BBQ Grill or use a Grill pan. When cooked through, set aside so that they can reclaim their juices. In the meantime, toss up a big salad of fresh greens, tomatoes, carrots, celery, cucumbers, red onions. Slice the chicken on an angle. Place the salad on plates, top crumbled hard boiled egg, little bacon bits, sprinkling of shredded cheddar, some garlic croutons and the mesquite chicken. Now, dress it up in the dressing of your choice. I prefer Kraft Tuscan House or a nice Honey Mustard!
    WoodWitch

    Answer by WoodWitch at 1:11 PM on Sep. 2, 2010

  • Minute maid rice, cream of mushroom soup, chicken in a can (I recommend Tyson). Check out the proportions and make enough for you and your hubby, or more for later! Make the rice, add the soup and chicken, heat through and serve. If you want, you can also add green peppers :)
    Every time I visit my dad, my step-brother begs me to make this, its delicious and very simple. One pan, maybe 20 min to cook, most likely less!
    an-apple-a-day

    Answer by an-apple-a-day at 1:13 PM on Sep. 2, 2010

  • marinate cubed chicken ,pork ,or beef in o.j. ,soy and garlic.First reserve some marinade before adding meat...Saute meat ,cook a veggie or veggie blend add to meat with reserved marinade blend serve over rice.We prefer broccoli or stir fry blend and use brown rice but you preference will work. More veggies and less meat can make this very cheap.

    drfink

    Answer by drfink at 1:18 PM on Sep. 2, 2010

  • Biscuits and gravy- Place ready made biscuits in oven or mix up biscuick biscuits and start baking. Fry two Great Value spicy breakfast sausage (chopping with spatula as they fry) in pan add flour to soak up grease then add a couple of cups of milk and cook slow. until thick. I like to use alot of black pepper. We normally serve with eggs.
    Walmarts' whole chickens are cheap and useful. Boil, bake or cut in half and grill. Shish kabobs are fun- marinate meat and dice favorite vegatables, place on skewer and grill. Happy meal making :-)
    LeJane

    Answer by LeJane at 1:55 PM on Sep. 2, 2010

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