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To the soup pot add; chopped or instant minced onion cut up cooked meat or drained canned beans your favorite frozen vegetables a handful of rice barley or pasta and dried herbs like basil thyme rosemary bay and/or marjoram for flavor. Simmer until heated through and the rice or pasta is cooked 20-30 minutes. Just before serving add a splash of balsamic or red wine vinegar and season with freshly ground black pepper. To make a soup extra special top with dumplings serve over a slice of toasted French bread or serve in a purchased bread bowl. Cost: Deli soup $2.59 Homemade $1 per serving. Stir Fries: Stir-fries are a great way to use up odds and ends of leftovers. Heat olive or peanut oil in a skillet. Quickly cook small pieces of chicken beef or shrimp and add cut up vegetables like carrots zucchini broccoli bell pepper and green beans. Make a simple but flavorful sauce by mixing together broth or water and orange or pineapple juice. Add a dash of cayenne pepper your favorite herbs and a little cornstarch. Stir the mixture until the sauce thickens adding more water if necessary. Serve over rice or noodles. Cost: Lunch counter rice bowl: $5.49 Homemade $2.50.
Serve over wild rice. Heat remaining sauce and pour over the chicken. OOOOO LaLa! ITALIAN MEAT BALLS WITH NOODLES 2 well beaten eggs 1 lb. ground beef 1 minced clove of garlic 2 tbsp. minced parsley ¼ cup of grated Parmesan cheese 2 tsp. salt 3 tbsp. vegetable oil 12 oz. tomato paste 3 cans of hot water 1 tsp. dried sweet basil 1 tbsp. pepper ½ tsp. sugar. Mix eggs beef garlic parsley cheese and salt. Wet hands and form 16 balls with the mix. Brown slowly in hot oil rolling the balls to cook even and stay round. Mix in tomato paste hot water basil and sugar and pour it over the meat balls. Cover and simmer for 1 hour while cooking noodles or linguine. Pour meatballs and sauce over noodles ITALIAN STYLE BAKED CHICKEN 3 ½ lb. frying chicken flour 3 eggs 2 tbsp. milk 4 tbsp. romano cheese 3 pieces of parsley 3 cups of Italian bread crumbs 6 tbsp. of cooking oil 4 tbsp. of butter salt pepper.
Rising food prices have sent many of us back to the kitchen to save money. And while there are many benefits of a home cooked meal preparing dinner from scratch still takes valuable time from our busy schedules. But it can be easy to prepare simple entrees at home saving you both time and money. So move beyond burgers and fries and fix one of these dishes tonight! All are easy to prepare and ready in about 30 minutes. Soups: Soup is one of the easiest most wholesome well-received family meals. Unfortunately though most canned soup offerings are high in salt and chemical preservatives and lack any distinguishable flavor. You can do better. Start with either low sodium broth or a combination of water and tomato juice. Don t worry about exact measurements - you can always add more water later if necessary.