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Cheap & not difficult to make dinner ideas & if possible recipes?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 12:25 PM on Nov. 30, 2008 in Food & Drink

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  • Well obviously spaghetti. Another I make is hamburger casserole. You just put a bag of fries or tots over a lb of browned hamburger. You place some cream of chicken or cream of mushroom soup over the fries along with some cheese and salt and pepper and cookie on 375 for about 40 minutes. Sounds gross but its really good my kids like it alot. You can also make burritos for fairly cheap. Just get a lb of hamburger and taco seasoning and coook it and then roll them in burritos with cheese and lettuce.
    gemgem

    Answer by gemgem at 12:28 PM on Nov. 30, 2008

  • Italian Chicken. You just season chicken with garlic and onion powder, black pepper, and italian seasoning, then dump a bottle of italian dressing on it. Bake it at 350 til the chicken is cooked through. Serve it with rice and the sauce from the pan tastes really good over the rice.
    kabbot01

    Answer by kabbot01 at 12:36 PM on Nov. 30, 2008

  • I take 4 pork chops (center cut or any other, it doesn't really matter) and brown them on both sides. I open at least 3 cans of Campbell's Chicken and Rice soup and pour 1 can in the bottom of a baking pan. I add the pork chops and pour the remaining 2 cans of soup over the top and cover with aluminum foil. Bake at 350 until the meat is done. It only takes about 5 minutes to prep and about 25 minutes to bake (considering how thick your meat is) and it tastes delicious.
    mommybush

    Answer by mommybush at 1:04 PM on Nov. 30, 2008

  • You can also make easy swiss steaks by browning cube steak, adding a large can of whole tomatoes, one small can of tomato sauce, 1 diced onion, one diced bell pepper, and salt and pepper. Let it simmer together until the veggies are soft. It's awesome served over rice.
    mommybush

    Answer by mommybush at 1:05 PM on Nov. 30, 2008

  • Alfredo. . . Love it and it is easy

    1cup of heavy cream
    1/4 cup real butter
    2/3 cup parm. Cheese

    Melt butter, add cream, bring to boil and simmer for 5 min or till thick & bubbly, add parm cheese, remove from heat. Cook pasta (chicken, peas, mushrooms, or whatever else you want to add). Warm sause up Mix in pasta (and any toppings) & serve. Takes maybe 30 minutes.
    chrissmom734

    Answer by chrissmom734 at 5:54 PM on Nov. 30, 2008

  • If you go to ricearoni.com or campbellskitchen.com they have alot of really tasty recipes with only like 2-5 ingredients. I use them all the time!
    cassie_kellison

    Answer by cassie_kellison at 4:25 AM on Dec. 1, 2008

  • pizza, strombolis, go to kraft.com or pillsbury.com
    purplemara3

    Answer by purplemara3 at 7:37 PM on Dec. 1, 2008

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