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good food in a small amount of time????

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Asked by jessesmama22 at 5:41 PM on Oct. 25, 2010 in Food & Drink

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  • Rachel Raye!!!!

    Answer by tootoobusy at 5:43 PM on Oct. 25, 2010

  • If you like artichokes .... boil 1 lb of fettucine (or any type of pasta really). While that's cooking, saute chopped garlic (I use the kind from a jar), a few TBS of butter and a few TBS of olive oil for a minute or two, add two cans of quartered artichoke hearts (drained). Heat through, maybe 5-6 minutes. Take off the heat, and add a few TBS of lemon juice. Drain the pasta, mix all together.
    Use bagged mixed baby field greens and a few cherry tomatoes, decent dressing, and you have a salad. :)

    Dinner done in under 15 minutes!!

    Answer by Scuba at 5:46 PM on Oct. 25, 2010

  • Red beans and rice:

    You will need:
    2 packages of polaska keilbasa
    2 cans of red beans (do not drain!)
    1 tbsp. (give or take, depending upon how spice you want it) cajun seasoning (I like McCormick's perfect pinch)
    Cooked rice (however much you need for your family. I usually make about 3 cups, cooked, but there's only 3 of us)

    Cut keilbasa into bite sized pieces. Put kielbasa, red beans (in their liquid), and cajun seasoning into a large skillet. Mix well, and heat, uncovered, on medium for 20-25 minutes. Depending upon how "soupy" you want it, you may need to add a bit of water. Serve over cooked rice. (which I usually cook while the red beans and kielbasa are cooking)

    Answer by Eviesmommy at 6:22 PM on Oct. 25, 2010

  • Start water for 1 lb of pasta. Make a salad and set aside. Start pasta and if it takes 10 minutes start sauce at 5 minute mark. Heat 2 T. olive oil in a skillet and add 1T minced garlic for about 30 seconds. Add one small can diced tomatoes, 2T tomato paste, stir. Then add several sliced sundried tomatoes (if you like them) and 1/2 cup cream. Stir constantly at this point. Mix with pasta. Also very good without the cream.

    Answer by elizabr at 7:44 PM on Oct. 25, 2010

  • Chef's salad with a few boiled eggs.

    Answer by isabellalecour at 7:49 PM on Oct. 25, 2010

  • Beef and Biscuit Bake
    1 to 1-1/2 pounds lean ground beef
    1 cup chopped onion
    1/2 cup chopped celery
    8 ounces mushrooms
    1 to 1-1/2 cups mixed vegetables or peas and carrots
    1 jar (12 ounces) beef gravy
    3 to 4 tablespoons red wine or water
    dash dried thyme
    salt and pepper, to taste
    6 to 8 frozen biscuits, slightly thawed and cut into quarters
    Brown ground beef with onion, celery, and mushrooms until beef is no longer pink and vegetables are tender. Add mixed vegetables, gravy, wine or water, and thyme. Simmer for 5 to 10 minutes. Taste and add salt and pepper to taste. Pour mixture into a 2-quart baking dish sprayed with nonstick cooking spray or olive oil spray. Arrange biscuits over the top of the mixture. Bake at 350° for 25 minutes, or until biscuits are nicely browned and beef mixture is bubbly.

    Answer by SweetLuci at 9:51 AM on Oct. 26, 2010

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